As a story in Monday's paper notes, Georgia Southern will add women's rifle-shooting to its list of women's sports in order to be Title IX compliant when it moves up to the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Even if there wasn't a scoring system in place to reward defensive plays, it was pretty clear - the defense dominated.
Brian Strahan threw a three-hit, complete game shutout and catcher Justin Henle drove in the only run of the game as Richmond Hill High School beat Glynn Academy 1-0 in an important 3-AAAAA baseball game.
The Bryan County Middle School's boys and girls track teams fared well at the recent Southeast Georgia Region meet.
Casey Qua scored on a penalty kick with less than six minutes left to play and Richmond Hill High School (8-2-2) tied North Carolina High School power Burns (10-1-1) 1-1 on Thursday at Richmond Hill High School. Keeper Caroline Smith had 16 saves.
Few families have a Division I athlete in the family, let alone two.
If the weather cooperates, the Savannah Sand Gnats open the 2013 season tonight at Grayson Stadium, playing the Rome Braves.
The boys' soccer team at Richmond Hill High School improved to 8-2-0 on Friday with a 4-0 win over Wayne County.
STATESBORO, Ga. – Six home games with prime matchups against several long-time rivals define the upcoming 2013 Georgia Southern Football schedule. In addition to some traditional promotions for the six Saturdays, new events and activities are planned to attract more fans to Paulson Stadium this year. The Eagles' first three home games against Savannah State, St. Francis (Pa.) and Chattanooga kick off at 6 p.m. with a 1 p.m. start time for The Citadel game on Oct. 12. Both home games in November, including the Nov. 9 Homecoming game versus Western Carolina, are set for 2 p.m.
Peyton Carter blasted a first inning, two-run home run and Michael Teston went 3-for-3 and scored twice in Richmond Hill High School's 11-4 win Friday over host Jenkins.
Like it or not, Georgia Southern is bound for the Sun Belt Conference as fast as school leaders can get it there. The move was announced at a press conference today in Statesboro.
Armstrong Atlantic State University outfielder Nathan Ward has been named the Peach Belt Conference's baseball Freshman of the Week for the second time this season, announced Tuesday by league officials.
Former Bryan County High School four-sport standout Tiffany Howard and the Auburn Lady Tigers are going to be on TV in our area today. Howard, the first BCHS athlete to sign with a Southeastern Conference school, has started 26 of 29 games for the Lady Tigers so far this spring. An outfielder, she is hitting .279 with two doubles, six RBIs and has stolen five bases in five attempts. Howard has also made three appearances on the mound and has a 2.80 ERA with six strikeouts in five innings. If you get Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast you can see ...
Both the boys' and girls' golf teams at Richmond Hill High School placed third on Tuesday at a match hosted by Wayne County at Pine Forest Country Club in Jesup.
Under coach Steve Kollman, the girls' soccer program at Richmond Hill High School hasn't had to rebuild. The Lady Wildcats just keep reloading.
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