Upcoming Events

Varsity Game:

Friday 10/31 RH Wildcats vs Coffee Co 7:30 - Senior Night

Latest News

Wilcats to Host Coffee County

This coming Friday night, October 31st, our Wildcats will host Coffee County at Wildcat Stadium @ 7:30. This is the last Home Game of the year and will be Senior Night! Go Wildcats!!!


JV & Freshman Season

Congrats to our JV Wildcats with a BIG 29-15 win over South Effingham to finish their season with a three game winning streak and a final record of 4-2. This combined with a strong 9th Grade Team going 2-1. Also, we have a very strong rising 9th grade next year. This years Middle School team is undefeated and headed towards a championship. The future has never looked brighter for our Wildcats.

Region 3-AAAAA Standings

School Region Overall Reg Pct Overall Pct PFPG PAPG
Ware County 6-0 8-0 1.000 1.000 32.0 8.0
Coffee 5-1 7-1 0.833 0.875 36.0 15.0
Glynn Academy 4-2 5-3 0.667 0.625 25.0 22.0
Brunswick 4-2 5-3 0.667 0.625 28.0 20.0
South Effingham 3-3 4-4 0.500 0.500 18.0 15.0
Effingham County 3-4 5-4 0.429 0.556 21.0 24.0
Statesboro 2-4 2-6 0.333 0.250 9.0 22.0
Richmond Hill 1-6 2-6 0.143 0.250 14.0 17.0
Bradwell Institute 0-6 0-8 0.000 0.000 8.0 27.0

Sweatshirt & Sweatpants

Below is the order form for the 2014 Team Hoodie and Sweatpants. Please download the form and turn it in by 10/31. If you have any questiions, contact Greg Zellner at (256)303-5488.

Order Form

Wendy's Wednesdays

Please visit Wendy's here in RH on Wednesdays during football season from 5-8:00 PM. Proceeds from their sales go directly to the Football Team. Please support our sponsors!!!

2014 Gridiron & Friends Golf Tournament

The Gridiron will be hosting a Golf Tournament on October 25th @ Sterling Links Golf Course at 1:00. Please click on the information sheet below and sign-up sheet if you are interested in participating. This event is open to Anyone who would like to come out to supoort our Wildcats!!!

Information Sheet

Sign Up Sheet



JV & Varsity Pics

Please visit the facebook page linked below to see pics of our boys:

FB Pics

Varsity Letterman Jackets

Hi Parents!
My name is Bridget Melton and I am handling the ordering of the letterman jackets for the football players this year.  My number is 912-312-4425 and my email address is bmelton72@hotmail.com.  if you need to reach me.

Please see the attached order form for the details.  We will have a rep from Thompson's at the school on 9/15 at 2:45 (in the gym) to fit the players who want to buy one this year.  There is a 50% deposit that will be due NO LATER than 9/28-  the order is being placed on 9/29.  The checks need to be made to RH Gridiron and turned into me by this date.

To make the fitting process a little quicker - the Thompson's rep would like me to email them a list of everybody that is interested in purchasing one, with the CORRECT spelling of you players name- they will be using this list for the names on the jackets.  Please email if you will be having your son fitted on Monday by Saturday night (the 14th).

Thank you!

Order Form

Wildcat History & Stats

Please visit the enhanced History Section of the website. There are sections about past teams, coaches and players. Additionally, game stats from each week will be posted on the website in the Records/Stats section.

Please visit Zaxby's for Dinner Every Tuesday during Football season. Zaxby's is donating part of the proceeds from 5:00 to 8:00 to the Football Team. Go Wildcats!!!

2014 Weekly Polls


Richmond Hill Wildcats Ranked #34 in the State in the weekly Maxpreps AAAAA Rankings.


Cal preps has the Wildcats currently ranked at #34 in their poll.


2014 RH Wildcat Nike Store

The 2014 Nike store can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Nike Store

Please remember that all players/parents are responsible for providing their own Cleats and 5 Pad Girdle. The cleats must be Nike and Black. You can choose from any of the Cleats in the RH Nike Store or purchase them on your own as long as they are Black. The ones that are listed in the store are offered at a deep discount. The gloves listed in the store are optional.

Recruiting Resources

Please take the time to visit the Recruting portion of this website. Under the resources tab there are two very helpful articles regarding "Getting Started" and "5 Steps to Success".

9th Grade Game Cancelled

The Freshman game on 10/27 has been cancelled. The opponent we were scheduled to play has been forced to cancel due to a roster shortage.

JV Game Change & Spaghetti Dinner

This weeks JV Game against Bradwell Institute has been moved to Thursday at 5:30PM and will be played at RHHS. Come out and support your Wildcats. Please remember that this Thursday is also the Spaghetti Dinner. Players, Coaches and Managers eat free. Everyone else can purchase a plate at $10. This includes Pasta, Salad, Bread, Dessert and a Drink!!!

RH vs. Effingham Highlight Film

Please click the link below to see the highlight film of the RH vs Effingham Game:


Spaghetti Dinner

On Thursday October 16th the Gridiron will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner at the RHHS Cafe at 6:00. The Players, Coaches and support staff will eat free. Anyone else is welcomed to attend and dine with the team for the cost of $10. Santello's will be catering the dinner. This will be the night before the game against So. Effingham so it will be a great chance to come together, and support our Wildcats. Thanks to Santello's for their generosity. Please visit them for Lunch or Dinner in the Ford Plaza.

Wildcats Top Bradwell 28-7

Our Richmond Hill Wildcats improved their record to 2-0 with a Region 3-AAAAA win over host Bradwell. Go Wildcats!!!! Check out the Video Highlights:

Youtube Highlights

Wildcats Shut Out Johnson 20-0

The Wildcats won their season opener 20-0 over the Atom Smashers of Johnson High. Go Wildcats!!!

Savannah News Article

If you are interestred in seeing stats from the game, please visit the Stats/Records area under History.

Physical Packet and Required Trainer Paperwork

Please click the link below for the Sports Physicals Forms:

Physical Packet

If you are unsure if your physical and paperwork is up to date, please contact Coach Eads or the Trainer. Her information is in the Trainer section of the website.

If you have questions please contact Coach Eads at jeads@bryan.k12.ga.us.

WJCL RH Football Preview

Clink the Link below for the "The Big Guy's" preview:


Senior Stadium Banners



We are providing the seniors an opportunity to purchase a Senior Banner (with a photo) to be displayed at during ALL home football games along the outside fence. The cost per banner is $90. The size is 70" x 45". 

An example of the banner and the order form are below. Once, the order form is returned with payment, I will contact you and/or the player to set up a time with Pocket Media to get the photo taken. 

Payment can be sent via mail to the address on the order form Attention: Banner Purchase, or it may be given to Dorcas Branham or you may bring payment and form to one of the Gridiron meetings. The meetings are held weekly on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the school's cafeteria.

According to Pocket Media, once the photo is taken, the turnaround time for the banner is 2 to 3 days.  Please ensure you print your email address legibly on the order forms because a proof will be emailed to you prior to print for approval. 

The banners will be returned to you at the end of the season for a keepsake! 

If you have any questions, our contact information is below.


Thank You,

Richmond Hill High School Gridiron

Dorcas Branham


Order Form


Fall Program Personal Ads

This year the Gridiron is offering the opportunity for every Fall Sports Athlete, Band Member and ROTC Cadet to have personal ads in the Fall Programs. The ads are available to every one of these students regardless of their current grade and their families.
The DEADLINE for all Student Advertising is AUGUST 13TH.  The Printer has a deadline of August 14th and any ads received after August 13th will not be eligible for print.
Below is a link to the order form that includes pricing. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.  I have included my email below my signature.
Michelle Watley

Picture Day Pictures Available

Cobblestone Photography is happy to offer the pictures taken on "picture day". Please click the link below for details of how to order these great shots:

Cobblestone Photography

Picture Day

Wildcat Picture Day will be Friday August 1st beginning at 3:30PM. All players are required to attend. Seniors need to bring a Shirt, Tie and Jacket.

Toast of the Coast Tournament

Congrats to our Wildcats for a VERY nice showing at the Toast of the Coast Tournament. Against some of the stronger programs in the area our boys finished with a record of 5-6. It was a great weekend and the boys got a ton of excellent competition and exposure. 

Toast of the Coast Schedule and Location:


2014 Corporate Sponsors

If you are a Business Owner/Manager and would like to support our Wildcats, please consider becoming a Corporate Sponsor. Details on the flyer below:

2014 Corporate Sponsor Form

2014 Spirit Packs and Membership

All players are required to purchase a Spirit Pack for the upcoming season. These must be purchased by June 16th. You are required to purchase at least a basic or Bronze Level Package. This includes Spirit Pack and a family Gridiron Membership. There are different membership packages. Included in these packages are the spirit pack. Details are on the flyer below:

Membership Packages

Please fill out your 2014 Membership form and remit with your payment.

Membership Form

Checks are made out to RH Gridiron and can be mailed to:

Richmond Hill Gridiron

PO Box 252

Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Toast of the Coast 7 v 7 Tournament

The Wildcats will be attending the Brunswick "Toast of the Coast" 7 v 7 Tournament on June 20th and 21st. Please see the Flyer below for details:


RHMS Football News

If you have a child that ill be attending the Richmond Hill Middle School next year and is interested in playing football, please visit the www.rhms.bryan.k12.ga.us to register your child and get all the required forms. A few important dates:

May 15th - Sports Physicals - Carver (Rising 6th Graders)

May 16th - Sports Physicals - RHMS

Summer Workouts begin for ALL players on June 10th. They will be on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-10:30

Here's a link to the RHMS Football Web Page: RHMS Wildcats


Mandatory Parents Meeting 5/12

If you are a parent of a player on the team you must attend the Mandatory Parents meeting on 5/12 at the Cafe at 6:30. Important information will be shared regarding the Summer Schedule, Spirit Packs and the upcoming Football season.

1st Annual Yard Sale

A Yard Sale will be held at the RHHS Parking lot from 7:00AM - 2:00PM on May 3rd. Please come out and support our Wildcats!!! There will be plenty of great items available for sale including Furniiture, Home Goods, Clothes, Baby Items and Sporting Goods. Also, Spirit Store Wildcat gear will be sold at this event! If you have any items to donate for the sale, or need any other information about the event, please see the Flyer posted below or call 912-667-1119.


Eads Named Head Coach

Josh Eads has been named the new Head Coach for our Richmond Hill Wildcats. Congratulations to Coach Eads!

Savannah now article

RHHS Begins Work on Athletic Fields

The school has begun work upgrading the fields at RHHS:

Bryan County Now Article

Big Nasty Mud Run

The Big Nasty Mud Run will be help on April 5th starting at 8:00. Information on this event can be seen at bignastymudrun.com. You can sign up and there is a tab to volunteer at Savannahraces.com. Please come out to particiapate and/or volunteer. Benefits from this Mud Run will do directly to help the Football Team this upcoming season. Here's a flyer about the event:


New Gridiron President

Congratulations to Eric Berisford as the new Gridiron President. If you need to contact Eric, he can be reached via email at rhhswildcatfootball@gmail.com. A complete list of Gridiron officers can be seen on the Gridiron section of the Website. There will be a fundraising committee meeting on Monday 2/3 @ 6:30 at Molly McPhearsons. Please try to attend as our newly elected leadership is forming the 2014 fundraising plan.

Coach Guy Leaving Richmond Hill

Coach Guy is resigning to take the job at Toombs County. This will give him an opportunity to get closer to home. He would like to personally thank everyone for their support and patience over the last 4 years and he prays that God continue to bless the team and community in their endeavors at Richmond Hill. He ask that you feel free to call him at any time. 

Zellner and Fitzgerald On ESPN Team

Jon Zellner and Nick Fitzgerald were named to the ESPN All Savannah Area Team and the ESPN All Coastal Georgia Team. The accolades keep rolling in for our guys coming off one the best seasons in school history.




Season Highlight Video

2013 was a great season in Richmond Hill football history. Why not buy a dvd of the season highlights to remember the season by. Players, parents, grandparents just click on the link below to view the highlights and purchase your dvd. Also if your son has created a premium highlight of his season you can buy a copy of that as well.


Nick Fitzgerald Behind The Scenes Video for South Magazine

Our Nick Fitzgerald was selected by South Magazine to do an article on Football Players and training. He is joined by a couple of other local players to do the article and to participate in an Enmark commercial. This is a behind the scenes video of the photo shoot and commercial.


Accolades Keep Rolling In

11 Members of the 2013 Richmond Hill Football Team were selected to the Greater Savannah Area Football Team

more information...

Fitzgerald Selected to Class AAAAA All-State teams

Nick Fitzgerald was selected by the Atlanta Jounal and Constitution and the Georgia Sports Wrtiters Assoc to their respective Class AAAAA All-State Teams as an Honorable Mention QB. Nick follows behind QB Dominique Allen who was selected to the teams last season.

more information...

All Region Team Announced

The 2013 All Region Football Team has been released by the Region 3-AAAAA Football Coaches. Nick Fitzgerald was named Region Player of the Year. Overall Richmond Hill had 18 players selected for the All Region Team

more information...

Cats Season Comes to an End

Wildcats Top TCC to Advance In State Playoffs

Congrats to the Wiildcats in their BIG 13-7 Win Over TCC. The Wildcats will head to Warner Robins for the Second Round.

Savannah News Article

Playoff Bracket

Wildcats Finish 9-1 & Move on to Playoffs

Congratulations to the Wildcats on a Terrific Regular Season finishing at 9 Wins and 1 Loss. This is the best regular season in school history!!! Way to go Wildcats!!!

Our "Second Season" begins next Friday as the Wildcats host a Playoff Game at Wildcat Stadium vs. Thomas County Central @ 7:30. Come out and support our Wildcats!!!

2013 Final Regular Season Standings

School Region Overall Reg Pct Overall Pct PFPG PAPG
Ware County 7-0 9-1 1.000 0.900 37.0 11.0
Richmond Hill 6-1 9-1 0.857 0.900 36.0 15.0
Glynn Academy 5-2 6-4 0.714 0.600 25.0 19.0
Effingham County 4-3 6-4 0.571 0.600 22.0 22.0
Bradwell Institute 3-4 4-6 0.429 0.400 23.0 28.0
Jenkins 2-5 3-6-1 0.286 0.350 31.0 26.0
Groves 1-6 1-8 0.143 0.111 10.0 38.0
Windsor Forest 0-7 0-10 0.000 0.000 7.0 46.0

2014 Weekly Polls

Saturday Morning QB show currently has ranked the Wildcats at #12 in their Coaches Poll.

Coaches Poll

Richmond Hill Wildcats Ranked #21 in the State in the weekly Maxpreps AAAAA Rankings.


Cal preps has the cats currently ranked at #14 in their poll.


JV Wildcats Finish Undefeated

Congrats to the JV Wildcats for their season ending victory 27-12 over Effingham and finishing the season undefeated. Way to go Wildcats.... The future looks bright!!!

Contact Information

Coach Contact Info

Coach Josh Eads

Email: jeads@bryan.k12.ga.us

School Ph: 912-459-5151                                        

Cell: 404-513-3791


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