It was not the game most envisioned after Richmond Hill got their season off to a fast 7-1 start. That tempo has now been slowed with four Wildcat losses in a row, the latest two coming in a five inning, 10-0, region 3-AAA opening loss to South Effingham and then a 9-0 loss to the Effingham County Rebels on Saturday.
The BCHS Redskins traveled to Portal for a game against region opponent the Portal Panthers where they faced a devastating loss.
The Bryan County High School Redskins Baseball team needed a boost after their disappointing loss against non-region opponent Southeast Bulloch and they got just that March 9. With a full team back in action, the Redskins scored a 5-3 non-region home game victory against Tattnall County.
The BCHS Redskin baseball team beat Savannah Country Day 4-3 which included a no-hitter and nine strike-outs from pitcher Wesley Wilkes.
A few days after their defense helped squeak them past a tough 4-3 test with Savannah Christian, the Wildcat defense, which has been sterling so far this season, finally showed a chink in its armor.
Two incredibly frustrating losses were suffered by both the boys and girls RHHS soccer teams in region play on Tuesday. The boys lost 2-1 to BC in overtime, and the girls lost 2-1 to St. Vincent's in double overtime.
The RHHS boys and girls tennis raised their levels of play to defeat a stubborn Claxton team on Thursday. The girls managed a 5-0 shutout and the boys squeaked by with a 3-2 win.
Retribution was delivered to both the boys and girls RHHS soccer teams on Tuesday. Last week, they both suffered frustratingly narrow losses to rival teams, but both came back this week with victories with the girls beating St. Vincent's and the boys beating BC.
For five complete innings on Tuesday, Richmond Hill's Scott Strickland flirted with a no-hitter against Richmond Hill's old nemesis Savannah Christian, but for five innings his teammates failed to provide him with any run support. It would take a rally in the final two innings to give the Wildcats and Strickland the 4-3 well deserved victory.
The BCHS boys and girls track teams had a meet on Wednesday against Southeast Bulloch and Tattnall County. Although both teams came in third, there were some strong individual performances.
The RHHS Wildcat Tennis Teams divided bragging rights in a non-region match on March 13. AAAAA School Glynn Academy was edged out by the boys team but defeated the girls. On Monday, Coach Pat Paruso tried an alternate line-up which had mixed results for their competition with Statesboro.
This past Thursday, the BCHS tennis teams split with Claxton High School at a competition in Claxton when the boys lost 3-2 and the girls won 5-0. On Monday at home, the BCHS boys won 5-0 and the girls won 3-2 in matches against Jenkins County.
Richmond Hill baseball has shined brightly for most of this early season. Except for a few innings of unexplainable, inexplicable, and now add to the adjectives "bizarre", failings that have led to all three of their losses - the Wildcats could have easily been undefeated. The most recent a 4-3 loss at Bradwell, a team they beat handily less than two weeks earlier, had performed the latest voodoo via the bunt in the fourth inning ...
The RHHS boys and girls soccer teams split non-region matches against the bigger classification Glynn Academy on Friday.
There are many facts about Bryan County High School basketball player Willie Deloach that garner him being our February Bryan County Athlete of the Month.
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