The under-8 Rincon all-stars won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament in Cordele, beating Effingham County in the championship game.
The Effingham County Recreation and Parks Flea Boys team from Sand Hill placed second in the GRPA state tournament, held July 12 in Cordele.
METTER - Harrison Stafford shot a 75 to finish as runner-up last Tuesday in the GSGA Junior Sectional event at Willow Lakes Golf Club. Stafford made four birdies but finished three strokes behind Willow Lakes member Brady Cliett, who shot even par.
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.
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.
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.