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.
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.
Brunswick edged Richmond Hill 39-34 on Friday night in Brunswick in a 3-AAAAA foitball game.
This past Thursday, the Richmond Hill High School Cross Country team hosted their 5th annual Fishy Invitational. With pristine running conditions from mid-afternoon until the late evening, 511 runners from 29 different schools throughout the coastal empire attended the meet.
Bryan County High School toppled McIntosh County Academy 51-26 during their Homecoming game Friday night. The school announced Homecoming Queen Paige Shuman and King Scotty Flint at the game.
The Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats took back-to-back wins over Woodland Wednesday in the first round of the state playoffs. The Lady Cats eked out a 14-13 win in dramatic fashion during game one.
Bryan County High School fell 43-22 to Bacon County in a Region 2-AA contest last Friday night in Alma.
Statesboro High School held off Richmond Hill 14-13 on Thursday night at Womack Field in Statesboro in a Region 3-AAAAA football game.
The Richmond Hill Wildcats hosted the Effingham County Rebels Friday and got sucker punched 24-20 en route to their third consecutive loss. The Wildcats nearly pulled out a win on a 92-yard drive late in the 4th quarter but came up three yards short of the winning touchdown as time expired on the clock.
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