ATLANTA (AP) - A former University of Georgia football coach has been accused in court documents of making millions of dollars from a Ponzi scheme.
After taking the Fourth of July weekend off and having to reschedule last week's game, the Hinesville Hurricanes once again will take the field at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for their second game of the regular season.
Former Richmond Hill High School left hander Kevin Matthews got his first minor league start July 9. The June 6 first-round pick of the Texas Rangers, now with the Arizona League Rangers, pitched a scoreless inning against the Arizona League Diamondbacks. He walked one and struck out one.
Bryan County High School's softball team will get some early work next week when they play host to a number of area teams in the 2011 Summer Slam at Hendrix Park.
Former Richmond Hill High School pitcher Kevin Matthews saw his first action in a minor league uniform Sunday.
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.
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