Even in a loss, Richmond Hill High School's football team made a statement. They proved their season was no fluke of an easy schedule. They showed they can compete with anyone.
First, note that I've included a photo from Thursday night's Richmond Hill High School - Windsor Forest game. I find the wording of that sign interesting. That's all.
Though the Wildcats playoff fortunes are still up in the air, one coach who believes Richmond Hill High School could make some noise if they get in is Bradwell Institute coach Jim Walsh Jr.
I've been accused on occasion of impersonating a reporter, but I've never been mistaken for a high-speed chicken farmer until now.
Looks like the long awaited traffic signal at Highway 17 and Sommers Boulevard is going to be turned on Thursday. About time and thanks to those responsible. Now if we could just get a light on 144 at the entrance to J.F. Gregory Park and another at Timber Trail ....
First, here's this week's Associated Press Top 10 high school football poll.
Earlier this week, Richmond Hill High School was tabbed as the most improved football program in Class AAAAA by the Georgia High School Football Daily Newsletter and Atlanta Journal Constitution.
It looks like Richmond Hill High School's 20-17 win over Glynn Academy has resonated beyond local prep football circles.
I was talking to some guy about football the other day and the topic turned to great running backs. I said Adrian Peterson was one of the best I'd ever seen and he agreed, but then I said "too bad he never made it big in the NFL" and this other guy said "What? He's a pro bowler with the Vikings" and I then realized that we were talking about two different Adrian Petersons.
Note: aplogies for the text in this story. It's apparently a programming problem.
I know this is not sports. It's more important than that. The Dolphin Project's Peach Hubbard sent me a link to this story Wednesday:
Note to Georgia fans: If you're easily offended, read no farther. But if you can respect someone who cares about his school the way you do yours, then read on.
Sure, the season's only three weeks old. Some folks are already looking way down the road.
Most football coaches I know don't like talking about the playoffs until they're actually IN the playoffs. I suspect Richmond Hill High School coach Lyman Guy is no exception.
While at the Bryan County High School football game on Friday night -- and I'll try to get more online about that 19-0 contest by the end of the weekend -- I ran into BCHS grad Simon Murphy, a nice guy who was at the concession stand with kids Melvin, Aidan and Alyssa while mom Katrina was helping serve concessions.