It is official, the Bryan County High School Redskin Baseball team is going to state playoffs. With the 7-6 win against the Jenkins County Eagles Friday night the Redskins secured their spot in the state playoffs to begin May 11 in Turner County.
Despite strong efforts, the Richmond Hill High School boys and girls soccer teams bowed out of the state playoffs in Columbus after losses in the first round to end what have been overall spectacular seasons for their respective programs.
When asked during the pre-season head coach Mitchell Curry stated his team only needed to beat the teams they were supposed to and their goal of returning to the state tournament could be realized. They have done just that and more. Hephzibah was their final conquest on Friday 14-4 allowing Richmond Hill to run their regular season record to 18-6, 8-2 in region 3S-AAA.
A solid 4-1 win over a spirited Spalding County team gave the Wildcats claim to the Elite Eight and opened the door to get to the Final Four."
The BCHS boys and girls tennis teams were both eliminated in the first round of the state playoffs in matches against Telfair at BCHS on Thursday.
Richmond Hill will play on Tuesday May 1 in their first post season play since the current crop of seniors on the team were freshmen.
The Richmond Hill girls tennis team finished 16-5, made the state playoffs and achieved a No. 7 state ranking this year.
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The all 3-AAA region teams have been picked by the region coaches and include the following RHHS players: First Team Defense - Steven Galbreath (linebacker), Special Teams: Xavier Owens (kick returner), 2nd Team Defense: Caleb Brewer (linebacker), 2nd Team Offense: John Szeker (wide receiver), 2nd Team Defense: Nathan Kilburn (linebacker).
Both the BCHS boys and girls golf teams advanced into state competition Tuesday after the region tournament in Black Creek. Visiting Region 3-A opponents included Calvary Day and Claxton. The top two finishing teams in the tournament qualified to continue on to state competition.
Twenty-two athletes from Richmond Hill High School accomplished the goal for which they have been working toward. Both boys and girls tennis teams will compete in the state playoffs via strong showings at this week's regional playoffs.
The Bryan County Redskins Baseball team is a team on fire right now and whispers of a team that might take us farther than Redskin baseball has gone in a long while can be heard among loyal fans and the Redskins themselves. No one is shouting their acclaim from the rooftops; it is a quiet expectation as one hit after another leads them ever closer to an opportunity to advance into post season play.
The Redskin track teams were in action April 18 and April 20 at the Region 3A Track Meet, hosted by Southeast Bulloch. The boys finished in 3rd place behind Jenkins Co. and Claxton. The girls team finished in 6th place. Seven competitors advanced to state.
Head coach Mitchell Curry set a goal for his team back in February of being in a position to "play in May". Richmond Hill achieved that goal Friday by clinching at least second place in the sub-region with a solidly played 9-5 win over Benedictine and a nail biting 7-6 win on Saturday against Burke County.
The Wildcat golf team traveled to Fort Stewart April 17 for a match with Liberty County and Bradwell Institute. In the girls match, the ponds and out-of bounds markers newly placed proved too much of a challenge for the lone Wildcat Lady, Brittany Jarrell.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The period for public comments on Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division upcoming deer-management plan will end Friday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is offering an online course on hunter education.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Given the amount of rainfall this spring and summer, there should be lots of water and plenty of places to go duck hunting later this month, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The public shooting range at Richmond Hill Wildlife Management Area will close for an estimated two months beginning Nov. 15, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
STATESBORO - The sixth annual Statesboro 5K Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Statesboro.
Richmond Hill High School improved to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in Region 3-AAAAA with a 35-20 win over Effingham County on Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia boat owners with expired registrations are encouraged to renew their boat decals before Oct. 24, when a new state law adding a $10 late fee for registration renewal after expiration will be implemented.
The annual Sunbury 5K Road Race is Saturday. The run, Presented by Merritt & Grinstead, Attorneys at Law, Hinesville, starts at 9 a.m. with packet pick-up at Merchants Wharf Condos.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - More than a dozen underwater robotic vehicles called "gliders" will be launched simultaneously this month in a massive, cooperative project involving 10 East Coast research institutions, including the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Many hunters utilize tree stands to give them a leg up on their quarry. However, sometimes these are improperly installed or show signs of wear after several years.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those needing a hunter-education course before deer season have three options to make that happen.
COVINGTON - The Georgia Wildlife Federation, through the Foundation's State Giving Program, last week received a $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to assist with Georgia Hunters for the Hungry.
Free celebrations are planned in the area for National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 28, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Bryan County stays unbeaten at 3-0 shutting out Jeff Davis, 38-0. in Region 2-AA game, the Redskins are 2-0 in region