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2007: The look back goes on
Sports Year In Review Part 5
Both the boys and girls Raiders travel soccer 3v3 teams earn a berth into nationals during the month of July. - photo by Ross Blair

This is part five of a multipart look back at the 2007 sports year.

July 18 – The Richmond Hill Raiders boys and girls 3v3 teams both earn a vie into the nationals in Orlando. The girls are coached by Mohammad Mustafa while the boys are coached by RHHS player-turned Mercer University player Adel Mustafa.

July 25 – Bryan County is represented well at the WFC World Series in Savannah. Georgia Heat Elite, featuring Richmond Hill’s Melanie Goolsby and Allison Harkins, nabbed the U16 title. Also faring well was U14 Richmond Hill Extreme Heat, Steve Howard’s U14 Renegades, and the U16 Lady Outlaws, featuring Bryan County’s Stefanie Ortiz, Sarah Ryan and Rebecca Horton.

- The RHHS football team hits the gym and begins practice as they prepare for the upcoming season. Coach Brian Brocato boasts about hopefuls Josh Davis, Darius Postell, Xavier Owens, Caleb Brewer, Nathan Kilburn and Matt Wyatt.

July 28 – Race car driver and Daniel Baptist Church Pastor Alfred Banks suffered a bad wreck during the Friday night races at Oglethorpe Speedway in Rincon. Banks avoided injury, but smashed up his car. That same night Richmond Hill resident Don Douglas won first place in the Pure Stock division.

Aug. 1 – Former Redskin basketball all-star Angela Miller comes home when she signs a letter of intent to attend AASU on an athletic scholarship. Miller, daughter of legendary coach Johnnie Miller, had previous scholarship stints in Mississippi and Florida.

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