Former Richmond Hill High School pitcher Kevin Matthews saw his first action in a minor league uniform Sunday.
A Tuesday riff
I can still remember watching as Houston led North Carolina State with seconds left, can still vividly recall the long airballt from Dereck Whittenbug, then Lorenzo Charles catching the ball aat the basket and dunking it at the buzzer -- then Jim Valvano running around looking for somebody to hug.
By Jeff Whitten
This video is from MLB.com. It shows the Rangers introducing draft picks Kevin Matthews, Zach Cone and Jonathan Bryant on Saturday in Atlanta. I apologize for the delay in getting it up, but I didn't know it existed until today. That's Tuesday.
You've probably read about it by now -- but if not, word got out that Richmond Hill's Kevin Matthews, recently drafted No. 1 by the Texas Rangers, is not only a pretty good baseball player, he also can play some hoops and can do a 360-degree dunk.
Bryan County children attend the third annual Challenger Sports Soccer Camp at Hendrix Park. Coaches Ashley Whiteley and Danny Smith of England are two of more than 1,800 soccer coaches who come to the United States every summer for eight weeks and work on developing young American soccer athletes. This year Hendrix park is hosting 17 campers ages 4 to 14 in two groups. For more details visit www.hendrixpark.org.
The Richmond Hill Rock Hounds won the 2011 8-year-old title by defeating Team Storm 11-10 on June 6.
Never thought I'd say it, but I'm starting to feel sorry for Lebron James.
Not to name drop, but a couple of hours ago I got off the phone with Kevin Matthews, the former Richmond Hill High School ace turned Texas Rangers No. 1 draft pick.
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association held an end-of-season softball tournament at Henderson Park over the Memorial Day weekend.
Pro scouts followed Richmond Hill High School lefthanded pitcher Kevin Matthews around with radar guns and notebooks all spring.
Georgia Southern outfielder Victor Roache, is a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award presented annually to the best college baseball player in the country.
Just coming off six days of vacation.
Note: I am now offically on vacation until June 3.
Bryan County has one of the most generous homestead exemptions for senior citizens in the state, knocking $50,000 off the value of a home for both county and school taxes for residents over age 65.
The following Incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
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