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Wildcats performance nothing short of inspired

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.

November 18, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Random blog stuff

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.

November 09, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Wildcats have talent to get past first round, coach says

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.

October 31, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Wrong guy, folks

I've been accused on occasion of impersonating a reporter, but I've never been mistaken for a high-speed chicken farmer until now.

October 27, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Not sports related but good news anyway

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 ....

October 17, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Top 10 and some thoughts on area football

First, here's this week's Associated Press Top 10 high school football poll.

October 17, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Wildcats to face tough test at Effingham County

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.

October 11, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Wildcats starting to get some love

It looks like Richmond Hill High School's 20-17 win over Glynn Academy has resonated beyond local prep football circles.

October 04, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Even after all these years, Southern's AP is still the real Adrian Peterson for many

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.

October 03, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Wildcats underdogs against Glynn Academy

Note: aplogies for the text in this story. It's apparently a programming problem.

September 27, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Sad story in the making on Sapelo Island

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:

September 27, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


GSU grad trying to raise awareness one burned shirt at a time

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.

September 21, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Don't look now, but Richmond Hill High School in football playoffs already

Sure, the season's only three weeks old. Some folks are already looking way down the road.

September 14, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Don't look now, but Richmond Hill in the postseason already

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.

September 14, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


Melvin the Bulldog fan

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.

September 08, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog


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