Some are firefighters, others are in the military. Some are successful businessmen. A few are high school football coaches.
Bryan County High School ran away from the competition at a home track meet Thursday.
Richmond Hill High School improved to 3-0 in Region 2A-AAAA with an exciting, hard fought 7-6 win over Brunswick. The Wildcats finally found their hitting stroke by collecting 16 hits and scored in the bottom of the sixth for the winning margin. Peyton Cater drove in the winning run and also saved the game on the mound for winner Ryan Esenwein.
The AAU Richmond Hill Lady Wildcat travel basketball teams will have tryouts from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the Richmond Hill Rec Gym. All girls in grades 5-8 are invited. The tryout fee is $20. For more information, call Chris Elkins at 659-0828.
Richmond Hill High School swept Brunswick in a pair of soccer matches Friday in Richmond Hill.
Effingham County stopped Richmond Hill High School's three game win streak with a 6-5 win Monday, but it wasn't easy.
Every fisherman knows that a bad day fishing is better than a good day working. In spite of cooler winter weather, a few hardy souls will still take to the water for a chance to catch that big one.
Spencer Buck has been nominated for the U.S. Air Force High Flyers. He is a finalist for the U.S. Air Force High Flyer of the Year, honoring the best high school basketball players in Georgia. F
Bryan County High School forward Satashala Beasley is in the running for the U.S. Air Force High Flyers Award. You can go to http://www.thesportsflash.com/USAF-HIGHFLYERS-GA-FINALISTS-GIRLS.htm to vote for Beasley.
Senior Nathan Ward threw a complete game shutout, striking out 12, to lead Richmond Hill High School to a 1-0 win over Region 2A-AAAA foe Wayne County on Tuesday night at Wildcats Field. Davis Townsend was the hard luck losing pitcher for Wayne. He also throwing a complete game one hitter but gave up an unearned run in the 4th inning.
The public is invited to a catch-and-release bass tournament March 17 on Fort Stewart.
Plans for a Family Dollar store in Richmond Hill will soon head to the Richmond Hill City Council after a decision Thursday by the city's Planning and Zoning Commission.
Aliyah Johnson was named the top player in Region 2-AAAA by region coaches after the Lady Wildcats (24-3) won the 2-AAAA title and set a school record for consecutive games won. Johnson, who has signed with Wofford, averaged 19 points a game this season. Also earning postseason honors were coach Elizabeth Bennett, coach of the year, Keeara Jackson, second team and Sarah Goolsby and Charmia Graham, who earned honorable mention. On the boy's team, Spencer Buck, James Williams, Kody Morales and Alex Cruz earned All Region 2A-AAAA .
Bainbridge upset Richmond Hill High School 62-53 on Friday night in the first round of the girls' state Class AAAA basketball playoffs on Friday night in Richmond Hill. The loss ends the Lady Wildcats' season. Richmond Hill finished 25-3.
Several schools across the county will get a little financial boost after the Bryan County Board of Education approved Thursday more than $9,000 in donations for five schools.
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.
Welcome to the first installment of the by now surely famous second-or-third-or-fourth annual Bryan County News football-forecasting, pigskin-picking gridiron-guessing contest, which is also known as an exercise in futility for a certain Bryan County News staff writer.
Richmond Hill High School softball players are selling breast cancer awareness t-shirts to raise money for a local breast cancer awareness organization.
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