In coach Angie Hummeldorf's first season at the helm last year Richmond Hill High School went 17-13 and 9-1 in Region 3-AAAAA to advance to the state Class AAAAA softball tournament.
Bryan County High School is used to having success on the softball diamond.
Bryan County High School opens the 2013 softball season at 5 p.m. Friday at McIntosh County Academy in a nonregion contest. The Lady Redskins were slated to open at home, but construction and heavy rains forced the team to change their schedule.
The Bryan County High School Redskins will play on the tube this fall. Bryan County's home football matchup with Calvary Baptist is slated to be the Aug. 29 WSAV Thursday Night Blitz game of the week.
WaterWays Township a 2,300-acre gated master-planned community in south Bryan County, announced their participation as the hosting site for the TOPO Athletic 5K and 10K Trek; a multi-race event designed to attract all levels of walkers and runners with unique courses that will challenge participants while providing the opportunity to experience different layouts that wind through the beautiful neighborhoods of Waterways Township.
Bryan County High School picked up wins over St. Pius, Providence Christian and Wesleyan in preseason softball action in Norcross earlier this week.
Richmond Hill High School senior Alex Peraldo was a key reason the Wildcats won their first region baseball title in the program's history. Now, he'll take the talents that earned him first-team All Region 3-AAAAA honors as a centerfielder to nearby Savannah State University after he was given preferred walk-on status by the Tigers.
The Hendrix Park 14U junior girls, fondly known as the Beasts, finished second in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament. The Beasts went unbeaten through the tournament until they fell twice to defending state champ Morgan Count.
The dust has settled, the smoke has cleared and I'm almost out of clichés, so here are five things I learned from the Georgia Little League 11/12 State Championship Tournament, played July 20-26 in Richmond Hill.
The Richmond Hill Chain Wildcats started their state championship march bywinning in Vidalia in the beginning of June.
A two-run single by Josh Evans in the bottom of the sixth inning Friday lifted Columbus Northern to an 8-7 win over rival Warner Robins in the championship game of the 2013 Georgia Little League 11/12 State Championship Tournament in Richmond Hill.
Columbus Northern downed rival Warner Robins 8-7 on Friday in Richmond Hill to win the 2013 Georgia Little League 11/12 state championship.
Little League powerhouses Columbus Northern and Warner Robins will meet for the 2013 Georgia Little League 11/12 state championship Friday in Richmond Hill.
Youth football camp
Pembroke's Sarah Edwards helped Team Savannah defeat Team Hilton Head in the 2013 PGA Junior League golf playoffs Saturday at Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines resort in Hilton Head. Edwards is a Bryan County Middle School student and member of Black Creek Golf Club. Team Savannah's 9-3 win over Hilton Head advances them to the South Carolina state championship July 29 at Fort Jackson Golf Club in Columbia. PGA Junior League is designed for boys and girls 13 and younger. The competitions are in a team format of 10-12 players with numbered jerseys. Leagues are based ...
Bryan County High School celebrated homecoming on Thursday with a parade through Pembroke.
Bryan County High School beat McIntosh County Academy 27-20 on Friday night in Darien in a Region 2-AA football game. The Redskins improved to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in Region 2-AA.
Richmond Hill High School softball players recently raised money for the fight against breast cancer.
Run at work, or school
Alana Walker went 2-for-4 with two RBIs to lead Bryan County to a 6-3 win over Atkinson County on Tuesday in Pembroke. Taylor Roop, Brooke Barfield and Paige Shuman also had hits for the Lady Redskins. Walker got the win, pitching four innings and striking out two. Barfield threw three innings in relief, picking up four strikeouts.
Note: Due to a source error, the Bryan County News mistakenly reported Bryan County High School tied Toombs County 13-13 in Lyons on Friday night after seeing the score reported at 10:30 p.m. on MaxPreps, the Georgia High School Association's official sight. The Redskins won the game 34-27. The News regrets the error.
Logan Harrell homered twice and Brooke Barfield scattered eight hits and struck out five in seven innings to lead Bryan County to a 7-4 win over McIntosh County Academy on Tuesday in Pembroke. The win improved the Lady Redskins to 5-4 overall and 4-4 in 2-AA, according to gamechangers.com.
The Richmond Hill High School Wildcats (7-2, 3-1 Region 3-AAAAA) varsity softball team defeated Jenkins High 15-2 in 4 ininings on Tuesday. Hits: S. Lorimer (3-3, Double, 6 RBIs) A. Reed (2-2, 1 RBI & 2 Walks) C. WIlliams (2-4) L. Wallce (Double) K. Petty (Double)
Richmond Hill High School (1-0) is starting to get some traction around the state in terms of attention in polls. The Wildcats, who won 29-7 over Johnson last week, got two votes in Class AAAAA in the Saturday Morning Quarterback coaches poll while MaxPreps has the Wildcats at No. 19 in AAAAA. Both rankings are touted and linked on the program's website, http://rhfootball.net/. The Wildcats play host to Beach at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Bryan County, which also won its opener - and did so in convincing fashion by beating Calvary Day, 40-29, is at Toombs County.
The Marine Rescue Squadron Richmond Hill 7A, a not-for-profit organization, is sponsoring its annual golf tournament fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 4, at Sterling Links Golf Club in Richmond Hill. The tee time is 9 a.m., shotgun start. Proceeds from the tournament are used to fund volunteer rescue and recovery operations in and around the Richmond Hill waterways that aid local law enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard.
Bryan County High School coach Mark Wilson said he was concerned about his line's inexperience heading into the season opener Thursday night against visiting Calvary Day.
Wildcats overcome slow start
Richmond Hill High School knocked off Johnson 29-7 and Bryan County High School ran past Johnson 40-29 in Thursday night football action.
Lady Wildcats No. 1
Lady Redskins get first win