In five seasons, Richmond Hill High School cross country coach Levi Sybert has turned the program into one of the best on the coast.
Call them full dress rehearsals - a last minute chance for coaches to see how their teams look against an opponent and a first glimpse of what's to come for fans itching for the start of the high school football season.
Richmond Hill High School baseball coach Stacy Bennett called first baseman Shane Buerster and pitcher Slade Walker two big reasons the 2014 Wildcats won 20 games in a single season for the first time in the program's history.
They're used to winning in Pembroke, where Bryan County High School's softball program has long been one of the best in the state.
Richmond Hill High School finds itself in a "new" Region 3-AAAAA this year, but third-year softball coach Angie Hummeldorf expects her team to remain competitive and be in the hunt for a third straight trip to the state Class AAAAA playoffs.
Talent was a start, but it was teamwork that made them successful.
Alana Walker dislocated her knee three times playing high school softball.
Former Lady Redskins softball and track standout Sierra Newman hasn't slowed down since graduating from Bryan County High School in 2012.
Richmond Hill Baseball will host its 1st Annual Alumni Baseball game at 5 p.m. Saturday at Wildcat field.There is a $3 gate fee with all proceeds going toward The Richmond Hill Homerun Club.
Georgia Game Changers Running Company and a number of other Richmond Place Plaza's businesses, including Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant of Richmond Hill, and the Hale Tea Company, will be hosting what is sure to be one of the area's 'hottest' summer road races Saturday.
Lady Redskins moving up
The Richmond Hill swim team competed July 12 at the Savannah Coastal Swim League City Meet in Savannah.
For Bryan County High School softball coach Al Butler, the Lady Redskins' upcoming Fourth Annual Summer Slam accomplishes two things.
Georgia Game Changers and the Coastal YMCA are hosting a three-day running camp for teens beginning Monday at the Richmond Hill YMCA. The camp is for kids ages 13-18 and will be from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information call the YMCA at 756-5856.
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.
Effingham County knocked off Richmond Hill 24-20.
It took nine innings to decide the winner and unfortunately for the Lady Redskins the Vidalia Softball team claimed the 9-6 win. Bryan County High School's late inning game was then followed by an 8-0 shutout loss to Vidalia during the first round of the Region 2-AA playoffs held Thursday.
The Richmond Hill High School varsity competition cheerleaders took first place at the Classic Cotton Cheer Competition on Sept. 27 in Jeff Davis County.
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