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Sports briefs for Nov. 12, 2010
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Local kids

spotlight national signing day


Three athletes from Richmond Hill, softball players from South Effingham and Effingham County High School and a Liberty County High School pitcher signed on Wednesday to play college-level sports.

South Effingham Lady Mustang Alexis Mercer and Lady Rebel softball player Bridget Devlin signed to play at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Wildcats Kevin Matthews, Billy Kilmer and Alex Real signed to play baseball at Virginia, Georgia College and State University and Wingate, respectively.

Liberty County Panther pitcher Joe Watkins signed to play at Georgia Southern. Video of Watkins’ signing may be viewed online at Read Sunday’s Coastal Courier for complete coverage of Watkins’ signing.



sportswriters sought


The Bryan County News and Coastal Courier are looking for freelance sportswriters. Candidates must be able to write clearly; photography and videography skills are helpful. E-mail Jeff Whitten at for more information. No phone calls, please.


Jet dribbles 101


Sessions are led by South Georgia Kings founder and coach Jessie Fleming, from 1-3 p.m. every Sunday at the YMCA. The fee is $10 per session. For more information, call 320-9869 or e-mail

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