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.
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.
Lady Redskins beat No. 2, No. 1.
Georgia Game Changers Running Company and Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant have partnered with the largest grassroots running organization in the country, the Road Runners Club of America, to promote the 9th Annual RUN@WORK Day on Sept. 19.
The Redskins defense played lights out, Jeremy McClendon threw a 42-yard pass touchdown pass to Marcus Johnson and Christian Thomas added a 40-yard field goal to propel Bryan County High School to a 10-7 win over Southeast Bulloch in a Thursday night game.
Uh-oh, it's another pigskin picking column. This one looks ahead, not behind. In other words, I haven't gotten a tally of how folks did last week. I do know Johnny Campbell is in the lead. At this rate, he'll win something by the end of the year. What that might be is still up in the air.
Richmond Hill waltzed into Olvey Field and handed the Bradwell Tigers a 28-7 Region 3-AAAAA loss Friday night. The Wildcats were led offensively by Ronnie Harris. The senior had amassed more than 140 rushing yards just in the first half, unofficially. The Richmond Hill boys converted Tiger turnovers into points.
Bryan County High School picked up its first win of the season Thursday, downing Southeast Bulloch 10-7.
Richmond Hill's softball team was in Springfield Tuesday afternoon where the Lady Rebels took a 4-1 win in a Region 3-AAAAA game. Official stats have yet to be posted but according to box scores available one maxpreps.com the Wildcats had a 1-0 lead in the first inning. The Effingham girls quickly turned the game to their advantage adding two runs in the second inning and driving in two more unanswered runs in the third for the victory.
Lady Redskin sisters Brooke and Shelby Barfield combined to give up only three hits and allowed no runs in Bryan County's 8-0 shutout over St. Vincent's last week in a home game and Region 2-AA contest.
Ronnie Harris ran for 185 yards and two TDs as Richmond Hill High School beat Johnson 20-0 on Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.
Bryan County High School fell 29-21 to Claxton in a nonregion football game Friday night in Pembrike. The Redskins (0-2) led until late in the fourth quarter.
The Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats edged out a one-run win and then lost by one run in back-to-back nail biters in their last two outings.
The 17th annual Boy Scouts of America Sporting Clays Shoot is Saturday, Oct. 4 at Roberts Shooting Preserve at 6122 Highway 17 North in Egypt.
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