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.
The Richmond Hill High School Lady Wildcats went 16-3-1 and won their first Region 2A-AAAA title i first season in the region.
The Bryan County High School Lady Redskins finished tied for fifth place at the girls Class A state track and field meet, which took place over the weekend in Albany.
Hunter Owens, 9, of Richmond Hill caught a 70.2- pound cobia on the Annie Girl out of Orange Beach, Ala., on April 23 while on his spring break. He caught several large fish during the trip, but this was the biggest.
Former Bryan County High School softball standout Samantha Howard was recently named first-team All-Region by the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association.
JEKYLL ISLAND - Authorities at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center say they've decided to euthanize Griffin, a sea turtle they say has touched the hearts of employees and visitors during the more than three years he has lived there.
Richmond Hill High School senior Shaquille Walker won his second consecutive state 800 title Friday at the boys' state Class AAAA track meet in Jefferson. Last year, Walker won the 800 in Class AAA.
The Richmond Hill High School girls' soccer team fell 6-0 to No. 2-ranked Whitewater on Tuesday in the second round of the state Class AAAA playoffs. The game was played at Wildcat Field in Richmond Hill.
Different classification, same result.
The Lady Wildcats made short work of their opponent in the first round of the girls Class AAAA state soccer tournament Tuesday, beating Jonesboro High 10-0 under the GHSA mercy rule. .
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