Bryan County High School earned its first win of the early season Thursday with a 3-2 victory over visiting Long County. Skeebo Carter went the distance on the mound for the Redskins and allowed only 5 hits in the winning effort. Bryan County had seven hits on the day with Alex Covington (2 for 2, two 2Bs, 2 runs) and Shane Dillon (2 for 2, RBI) leading the way at the plate.
Virginia signee Kevin Matthews threw a no-hitter and Richmond Hill blanked cross-country rival Bryan County 12-0 in five innings on Tuesday in Pembroke in the 2011 season opener for both teams.
It wasn't even close.
Richmond Hill finished its long journey through the ranks of Region 2-AAAA on Saturday by defeating Statesboro 52-48 in the championship game. It was the Wildcats fourth consecutive winning game of the tournament that started with them as the sixth seed.
Statesboro's JaQwan Raymond (18 points) tied the score after being fouled attempting a 3-point shot, The Blue Devil senior standout stole an inbound pass and after he made all three free throws, what had looked like a likely Richmond Hill victory turned in to what looked like a likely overtime period.
In its first season in Class AAAA, Richmond Hill is making some noise.
In a battle between two teams ranked in the top 10 in Class A, No. 4 Bryan County High Lady Redskins will play No. 9 Calvary Day for the Region 3-A title tonight.
Richmond Hill beat Effingham County 53-45 on Thursday to advance to the Region 2-AAAA semifinals. The win qualifies the Wildcats for the state playoffs for the first time in eight years.
Top seed Statesboro beat Richmond Hill High School 58-43 Wednesday night in the second round of the Region 2-AAAA girls basketball playoffs at South Effingham High School.
Bryan County's rough, tough season is over.
Three players scored in double figures to help lead Richmond Hill High School to a 62-40 win over Greenbrier in the first round of the Region 2-AAAA tourney on Monday at South Effingham High School.
The seedings have been set for the Region 2-AAAA basketball tournament at South Effingham High School and though neither the Richmond Hill boys or girls finished the regular season well enough to earn first-round byes, both are hopeful of advancing to state.
Both Bryan County High School basketall teams will head into the Region 3-A tourney with wins under their belt. The No. 3 ranked Lady Redskins (22-3, 9-1) closed out the regular schedule with a 63-46 win over Southeast Bulloch on Saturday night in Brooklet.
Note to local high school sports historians: Anyone who knows the last time all four local high school basketball teams advanced to the state playoffs, please speak up.
The Bryan County High School girls' basketball team beat Jeff Davis 41-35 in the Region 2-AA quarterfinals on Thursday to clinch a berth in the state Class AA tournament.
The boys' and girls basketball teams at Bryan County High School advanced in the Region 2-AA basketball tournament. The girls beat Long County 59-39, the boys downed Atkinson County 66-64.
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Richmond Hill High School got the 2014 tennis season started right Feb. 6 with a boys' and girls' sweep of Brunswick High School.
Perez, Branham, Bringer to state tourney
The Bryan County High School girls' basketball team has been on a bit of a roll lately.
Richmond Hill High School senior Amanda Elliott made her intention to run track and cross country at the Air Force Academy official Tuesday with a signing ceremony at the school's media center.
Bryan County News reporter Jeff Whitten tries his hand at shooting video with the News' new tablet during a Bryan County Middle School soccer game Monday at BCMS. Video uploaded to web from parking lot of Pembroke City Hall less than an hour later, using the tablet.
Bryan County High School football standouts Nick Scott and Damion Dixon have been playing football together since both were just kids.
Bryan County High School football standouts Nick Scott and Damion Dixon have been playing together since they were in kids.
Richmond Hill High School senior and Wildcat top runner Amanda Elliott will head to the Air Force Academy in the fall to run on the school's cross country and track and field team.
It's National Signing Day, and two local players are set to put their names on letters of intent to play college football today.
Region 3-AAAAA wrestling tournament results. Top four finishers go to the Class AAAAA East Sectionals beginning Friday in Cambridge.
The Richmond Hill High School girls' basketball team downed Bradwell Institute 47-37 in a Region 3-AAAAA game Friday in Hinesville.