ATLANTA (AP) - A former University of Georgia football coach has been accused in court documents of making millions of dollars from a Ponzi scheme.
After taking the Fourth of July weekend off and having to reschedule last week's game, the Hinesville Hurricanes once again will take the field at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for their second game of the regular season.
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.
Call it a mixed blessing.
There's never a dull day for the athletic director of a Football Bowl Subdivision program. Georgia Southern's Tom Kleinlein is already juggling the logistics of it all, and the Eagles have yet to play a game as a member of the FBS. The first task GSU encountered was putting together an eligible schedule for 2014. When Georgia Southern was in the Football Championship Subdivision, Duquesne was scheduled to visit Paulson Stadium on ...
The Sarah Brown era at Richmond Hill High School is off to a pretty good start.
Kelly Futch of Ellabell killed a 14-point buck, his first Oct. 23 while hunting with his grandfather. Kelly, 13, is a student at Bryan County Middle School and is the son of John and Betsy Futch of Ellabell.
Bryan County High School running back and safety Nick Scott was recently named the top player in Region 2-AA by the region's football coaches.
When your program hasn't won more than seven games in a season since 2004, getting on track can take a while.
Though state championship banners hang from the rafters of the gym at Richmond Hill High School, the most recent came in 1994.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources sought to enhance offshore fishing opportunities with the recent deployment of materials at Artificial Reef KC, 9 nautical miles east of Wassaw Island.
Richmond Hill Sailors have had a successful fall season this year.
Bryan County High School has gotten used to winning under girls' basketball coach Mario Mincey, whose teams routinely made playoff runs during their long stay in Class A.
Richmond Hill High School lost to Warner Robins Friday night in the second round of the Class AAAAA playoffs. The 45-28 score sent the Demons into the quarter finals of the state playoffs and ended Wildcats season.
Richmond Hill trailed Warner Robins until the Wilcats scored three touchdowns in the course of 1:17 recovering two onside kicks. The Wildcats got with in a score of the Demons but ended up losing, 45-28. Richmond Hill finishes the season 10-2 and number two in Region3-AAAAA
It took Richmond Hill High School 17 years to be able host a playoff game, and the Wildcats surged forward off of two Nick Fitzgerald rushing touchdowns for a 13-7 victory over Thomas County Central.
Nick Scott ran for 180 yards on 33 carries and a touchdown and Raekwon Love caught a TD pass from Jeremy McClendon, but it wasn't enough as Bryan County High School fell 20-14 to Bleckley County in the opening round of the state Class AA playoffs Friday night.
Richmond Hill won its first home playoff game since 1996, against Thomas Co Central, 13-7. The Wildcats will face Warner Robbins next week in the Sweet 16.