Pros Baseball Josh Reddick (Boston Red Sox) - Reddick is 6-for-35 (.171) in 19 Grapefruit League games for the Sox. He's tied for the team lead in home runs (2) and leads the team in RBIs (8) during Grapefruit League play. Colleges Baseball Matt Rahn (Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College) - Rahn is a freshman first baseman for the Golden Stallions (10-15). He is ...
The opening day of the Georgia turkey hunting season is Saturday and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division anticipates that the 2011 season should be fair, with harvest likely down from the 2010 season. Statistics from the 2010 season harvest summary indicate that an estimated 47,275 resident Georgia hunters bagged 34,001 turkeys last year.
Ebenezer, Effingham and South Effingham middle schools are partnering to play the first Middle School Baseball Benefit for ALS.
The Ebenezer Middle School girls basketball team won the Coastal Empire Regional Championship held Jan. 22 at Langston Chapel in Statesboro. The Lady Eagles defeated South Effingham 55-39.
The U12 Rincon Raiders won first place in the 2nd Annual Jacan Brown Soccer Classic at Sand Hill Park in November. The Raiders went undefeated in the tournament, winning all four games. They played their regular season in the Savannah league and finished the season with a 5-2 record. Coaches were Alan Van Sickle and Brian Helmey.
The Rincon Bulldogs ended the season by going 4-0 in the jamboree and 8-2 in the regular season for a 12-2 total record. Noah Foley was the leading scorer with 37 goals, followed by Jonny Robinson with 10 goals and Emily Robinson, who had eight goals. Anthony Ashe was the goalie for the team. Allie Colbert, Jason Bledsoe, Ethan Rowe, and Sage Gordon were the defenders for the Bulldogs. The team's head coach was George Foley ...
The offseason is under way for Josh Reddick. But it won't last long. The former South Effingham High School star and current member of major league baseball's Boston Red Sox is ready to get back into the swing - literally - after a taking a break following a stint in the Dominican Winter League. "I didn't start it as early as I have in the past few years," Reddick said of his offseason. "I just ...
Southern Anglers Challenge tournament trail held its December tournament out of Stokes Bluff Landing on Dec. 18, 2010. Twenty-three teams participated with 18 teams bringing a limit of five bass to the scales. The team of Chuck Drawdy from Guyton and Paul Cole from Bloomingdale placed first with five at 12.42 pounds and big fish for the tournament at 4.66 pounds. For their efforts they received a plaque each for first place and a plaque ...
Effingham County Recreation and Parks held its 9th annual football tournament, the Cracker Bowl, recently.
SEHS seniors Whitney Parrish and Keegan "Shae" Hudson and ECHS seniors Bridget Devlin and William "Hank" Campbell have been named the 2010 Wendy's High School Heisman Winners for their respective schools. To be eligible for this award, students must display academic aptitude, athletic talent and exceptional commitment to their communities. Parrish is a three-year letterman in softball, a four-year letterman in basketball, and a two-year letterman in track and field. In addition to participating in three ...
The Ebenezer Eagles boys tennis team completed a perfect season (11-0) after beating the South Effingham Mustangs 4-1 in the Coastal Middle School Region Championship match at Baker's Pond on Nov. 20.
Relying on a strong performance throughout the season from a group of veteran players, the Effingham County Middle School Panthers repeated as county champions with wins over Ebenezer Middle School and South Effingham Middle School. The Panthers put together a 5-3 regular season record and reached the final four playoffs for the second year in a row. Effingham County Middle School plays in the Coastal Middle School Region con
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Pros Baseball Josh Reddick (Boston Red Sox) - For the season with the big club, Reddick is hitting .234 with four RBIs and three doubles. He was 2-for-12 in five games during the last week as the Red Sox cling to a slim hope of making the playoffs. The Boston Globe reported that Reddick may consider playing winter ball in the Caribbean. Colleges Football Frank Manker, Dontre Washington (Shorter) - The ...
There were aches, pains, sores, bleeding gashes - but no hard feelings between former Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School football players Friday night.
The South Effingham High School Mustangs alumni will host their in-county rival Effingham County High Rebels in a full-contact football game April 12 at 7 p.m.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - As turkey season approaches, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division encourages hunters to review important turkey hunting safety tips before hitting the woods.
Ebenezer Middle School honored its tennis teams, basketball teams and cheerleaders at the school's annual winter sports banquet.
Springtime is noisy. The clucking, the strutting, the yelping - and that's just the hunters preparing for the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia.
Several teams took home titles in the Effingham County Recreation and Parks preseason basketball tournaments, including the Mite boys (ages 9-10) champion Knicks, the Midget (ages 11-12) blue division winners the Celtics, and the Midget red division champs the Bulldogs.
The number 24 jersey has been taken out of the South Effingham High School baseball team's lineup.
Thirty-eight teams comprised of boys ages 5-17 participated in the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' annual preseason boys youth basketball tournament.
Effingham County Recreation and Parks hosted a preseason girls youth basketball tournament on Dec. 17-21. Fifteen teams comprised of girls ages 5-17 participated.
Baseballs were flying in all directions Saturday at Macomber Park, and kids of all ages were lined up to meet big league outfielder Josh Reddick.
The city of Rincon' s recreation department and big leaguer Josh Reddick are teaming up for a home run derby Saturday.
Oakland Athletics star outfielder Josh Reddick will host the first Josh Reddick Home Run Derby on Jan. 19 at Rincon's Macomber Park.
For someone who never planned to compete in mixed martial arts, Josh Collins' MMA fighting career is off to a good start.
The Effingham County commissioners honored the Effingham Cyclones, who completed a perfect season in the fall Athena League against teams from across the state.