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.
Harrison Stafford shot a two-day total of 147 at the Junior Sectional Challenge Match, winning a scorecard playoff with Daniel Davis.
Girls in grades second through fifth will have the opportunity to participate in one of the Effingham County High School softball team's home games this year as the bat girl. The bat girl will sit in the dugout with the Lady Rebel softball team and will assist in getting bats and chasing foul balls.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunting alligators may be an experience unlike any other adventure. To participate, however, you need to get your online quota application in before midnight July 31.
The South Effingham Middle School Lady Mustangs softball team added three more region wins in its undefeated season and also honored its outgoing eighth-graders.
Effingham County Recreation and Parks recognized its fall baseball and softball champs.
The Rincon Recreation Department is offering a youth basketball league for the first time this fall.
The South Effingham Middle School Lady Mustangs added two more region softball wins against Southeast Bulloch and Richmond Hill.
After going undefeated in the Stingers Classic Tournament in Hazlehurst, the South Effingham Middle School Lady Mustangs opened region softball play with wins against Ebenezer Middle School and Effingham County Middle School.
Archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday.
Waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations have been approved for the 2014-15 season by the state Board of Natural Resources.
Dove season in Georgia will open Saturday at noon.
Eight gymnasts from DEENOS Planet Gymnastics in Rincon traveled to Orlando to compete in the AAU National Age Group Championships at Disney's Wide World of Sports. The girls ranged in age from 9 to 14 and represented five levels as a part of Team Georgia. More than 1,400 gymnasts gathered from all over the country for the four-day event.
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.