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Rivals Collide : South Effingham tops Effingham 6-2

SPRINGFIELD, Ga.  (WJCL)  County rivals collided on the high school diamond Monday night.

In Springfield, South Effingham jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings and would go on to top host Effingham 6-2. 145 more words


Former Effingham standout Jay Wright named All-Sun Belt Conference

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WJCL)  Former Effingham County standout Jay Wright has hauled in All-Sun Belt Conference honors.

Wright, a sophomore at Louisiana-Lafayette, was a third team All-Sun Belt selection. 240 more words


Monday High School Baseball Highlights and Scores

SAVANNAH, Ga.  (WJCL)  The first month of the high school baseball season rolls on.  Monday, several coastal empire squads hooked up on the diamond.  Below are scores from 3-9-2015. 34 more words


Student-Athletes at Effingham, Savannah Christian and Windsor Forest sign on Thursday

SAVANNAH, Ga.  (WJCL)  The pens were out in Springfield and Savannah Thursday.  A total of four student-athletes were making their college choices on where to hit the books and fields. 98 more words


Restoring an 1872 Courthouse and Revitalizing a Downtown

A couple of weeks ago, I visited the Effingham County Courthouse (now the Effingham County Museum), a town centerpiece that was almost torn down in 2009 due to deferred maintenance and a tight county budget. 627 more words

Effingham's Nieem Bartley and Savannah Christian's Hunter Jiran sign Letters of Intent

SAVANNAH, Ga.  (WJCL)  A pair of coastal empire high school football standouts had the pens out Thursday.

Effingham County’s Nieem Bartley and Savannah Christian’s Hunter Jiran signing letters of intent to hit the books and gridiron at the next level. 159 more words


Effingham sweeps rival South Effingham on the Hardwood

SPRINGFIELD, Ga.  (WJCL)  Bragging rights go to the Rebels.

In front of a packed house in Springfield, the Effingham County boys and girls basketball teams swept rival South Effingham on Friday night.  141 more words