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.
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.