Former Richmond Hill High School left hander Kevin Matthews got his first minor league start July 9. The June 6 first-round pick of the Texas Rangers, now with the Arizona League Rangers, pitched a scoreless inning against the Arizona League Diamondbacks. He walked one and struck out one.
Bryan County High School's softball team will get some early work next week when they play host to a number of area teams in the 2011 Summer Slam at Hendrix Park.
Former Richmond Hill High School pitcher Kevin Matthews saw his first action in a minor league uniform Sunday.
The Hendrix Park 12U All-Stars placed second in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2 tournament held June 25 -27 in Baxley. The team will head back to Baxley July 6-8 for the GRPA state tourney.
BRUNSWICK - Some brown pelicans rescued from the Gulf oil spill last summer and released in Georgia not only returned to the state this spring but are nesting and raising young here.
Another student-athlete at Bryan County High School will compete at the college level after Kimberly Williams earned a track scholarship with Chattahoochee Technical College in Marietta.
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.
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association recently held its Minor and Major boys baseball championships. We'll provide names as soon as we get them. In the meantime, here are some photos to enjoy.
Richmond Hill High School's Kevin Matthews has been picked by the Texas Rangers as their first-round choice in Major League Baseball's first-year draft.
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association held an end-of-season softball tournament at Henderson Park over the Memorial Day weekend.
Teams are being sought to compete in the Jason Dahlke Memorial Energy Adventure Challenge on June 4 at Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill.
A massive fish kill along a 40-mile stretch of the Ogeechee River is puzzling environmentalists, who have closed public landings and are awaiting test results to learn the cause.
The 2011 Richmond Hill High School baseball team held its banquet recently.
Three Bryan County High student-athletes signed letters of intent May 18 to play their respective sports at the college level.
Richmond Hill High School's Jeremiah Hill, Brian Strahan and Kyle Jamar announced their choice of colleges during ceremonies Thursday afternoon at the school.
For the better part of a decade, my weekends and summers have been spent at a baseball field.
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