Three proposed fishing regulation changes will be the topic of several upcoming public hearings, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The Rincon all-star 8-and-under baseball team is headed to the GRPA state baseball tournament in Cordele from July 8-12. The Rincon team lost their first game last Thursday and battled through the losers' bracket with three wins Friday against Effingham Red, Dublin-Laurens and Twin City.
Effingham County Recreation and Parks Flea Boys Sand Hill won the GRPA 1st District championship in Vidalia on Saturday, beating Rincon No. 2 6-2 in a decisive third game.
Effingham County Recreation and Parks Mite Girls won the GRPA 1st District championship in Swainsboro on Saturday. They beat Lyons 11-10 in a decisive third game in the final round.
The Effingham County Department of Recreation and Parks will be holding registration for fall baseball and softball, youth soccer, football and cheerleading soon. Parents or guardians can register their players at the ECRP at 808 Highway 119 South in Springfield.
The Miner League Storm of Rincon won the USSSA Northwest state championship, going 5-0 in the tournament held June 12-15 in Peachtree City.
Rincon's Ben Brennan finished tied for 34th at the Georgia State Golf Association's Junior Championship, held Monday-Wednesday at Brunswick Country Club.
The Softball Factory will be hosting the Under Armour National Showcase at Paulson and Minick Softball complexes June 20-22.
Effingham County Recreation and Parks is shining the spotlight on the top finishers in its softball leagues.
The Rincon Recreation Department is taking fall registration for baseball and softball from June 30-July 18 and for soccer and football from July 18-31.
Effingham County Recreation and Parks recognized some of its top teams from softball season.
Harrison Stafford shot 1-under par 71 (35-36) in a GSGA Junior Southeast Sectional event Tuesday at Forest Heights Country Club.
The Effingham County High School softball team seniors presented a check for $1,000 to Jenni Deloach, Brad Arrington and Monica Kessler on behalf of the ALS Association.
Hunters wishing to apply for a chance at a deer quota hunt need to get online soon. An online quota application must be in before midnight Sept. 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The Rincon City Council honored the city's first two Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state championship teams at their Aug. 26 meeting.
Effingham County commissioners proclaimed Aug. 19 as Effingham Champions Day and read a proclamation honoring the Sand Hill Flea boys for their second-place finish at the Georgia Recreation and Park Association state championship in Cordele last month.
ATLANTA - Josh Reddick was just starting to get his season turned around following a stint on the disabled list, when his right knee necessitated a return to the sidelines.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgians have the chance to win a lifetime hunting and fishing license in the next edition of the lifetime license contest sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation.
For several years, Kenny and Cheryl Reddick took their two sons to Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium to see Atlanta Braves games, turning the trips into short summer vacations.
Josh Reddick (Oakland Athletics) - Reddick went 2-for-3 Wednesday against Tampa Bay and 2-for-5 Saturday against Minnesota. His average now stands at .256. He has eight home runs and has driven in 34 runs. He also has 10 doubles and four triples, and his OPS is up to .738. Reddick and the A's come to Atlanta this weekend for a three-game series against the Braves.
Anytime is a great time to go fishing, as most anglers already know. However, fishing for catfish is a summertime tradition. An experienced angler, newbie or just the casual fisherman can find fantastic cat-fishing opportunities in Georgia.
Full Throttle, a team out of Effingham County, won the Top Gun Summer national championship in Concord, N.C.
Georgia's white-tailed deer population is a great natural resource that provides aesthetic, consumptive, and economic value. Each year, approximately 300,000 deer hunters harvest nearly 400,000 deer over the course of the deer season.