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.
The Bryan County High track team gathered together at school on Wednesday, May 18 with head coach Blake Nesmith and assistant coach Mario Mincey to celebrate another successful season and several tracksters were recognized for their outstanding efforts and improvements from the 2011 season.
Richmond Hill's Zach Broome made the University of South Carolina football team as a walk-on earlier this year and will be on the Gamecocks roster in 2011. That apparently makes Broome the first player from Richmond Hill High School to play on a Southeastern Conference team. Broome, who is 6-foot-3 and weighs 205 pounds, will be at wide receiver for South Carolina.
Without Erk Russell leading the Junkyard Dog defense, the University of Georgia might still have won the 1980 national title.
The Bryan County High football team concluded two weeks of spring football practice with a Red and White intra-squad game Friday night in front of faithful fans and parents.
The Richmond Hill High School Lady Wildcats went 16-3-1 and won their first Region 2A-AAAA title i first season in the region.
The Bryan County High School Lady Redskins finished tied for fifth place at the girls Class A state track and field meet, which took place over the weekend in Albany.
Hunter Owens, 9, of Richmond Hill caught a 70.2- pound cobia on the Annie Girl out of Orange Beach, Ala., on April 23 while on his spring break. He caught several large fish during the trip, but this was the biggest.
Former Bryan County High School softball standout Samantha Howard was recently named first-team All-Region by the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association.
JEKYLL ISLAND - Authorities at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center say they've decided to euthanize Griffin, a sea turtle they say has touched the hearts of employees and visitors during the more than three years he has lived there.
Richmond Hill High School senior Shaquille Walker won his second consecutive state 800 title Friday at the boys' state Class AAAA track meet in Jefferson. Last year, Walker won the 800 in Class AAA.
The Richmond Hill High School girls' soccer team fell 6-0 to No. 2-ranked Whitewater on Tuesday in the second round of the state Class AAAA playoffs. The game was played at Wildcat Field in Richmond Hill.
Different classification, same result.
The Lady Wildcats made short work of their opponent in the first round of the girls Class AAAA state soccer tournament Tuesday, beating Jonesboro High 10-0 under the GHSA mercy rule. .
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.
Both local high schools have teams in the Georgia High School Association football playoffs, and both will cheer their teams in events this week.