Bulloch County is no stranger to great teams and amazing athletes, but few individuals can claim to have been as singularly dominant as Bulloch Academy's Mitchell Ball has been on the wrestling mat.
Tonight, in their first meeting of 2014, Bulloch County Board of Education members are slated to consider a policy change limiting what school employees may include in the signature block of emails.
Based on sources close to Georgia Southern and reports from various media outlets, it's a safe bet that athletics director Tom Kleinlein has his final four candidates for the vacant head coach position at GSU.
ATLANTA - There will be an Atlanta Braves reunion this summer.
When the basketball season tipped off in November, Southeast Bulloch wasn't exactly sure where its scoring would come from. The Yellow Jackets had been an improved team in 2012-13, but leading scorer Devontae Tremble had graduated.
From the time Georgia Southern fans first caught wind of former head coach Jeff Monken's departure to the United States Military Academy until Friday's announcement that Willie Fritz will take the reins of Eagle football, it would be an understatement to say that there were quite a few different ideas as to where the program should be headed.
A former Georgia banker accused of stealing millions from investors before vanishing for 18 months pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal bank fraud charges and agreed to remain jailed without bond pending trial.
Dr. Glenn Schelier Jennings
PORTAL - In a showdown between a pair of region rivals who both made the Class A Final Four last season, it was clear which school had peaked and which is looking for even more this time around.
Smith Reeves hit both ends of a one-and-one opportunity with 16.2 seconds left to help lift Bulloch Academy to a 51-48 victory over Frederica Academy Tuesday.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets continued their winning ways on Tuesday with a 50-38 region win over Savannah High at home.
ATLANTA - There were a lot of guys who threw harder than Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.
Let me preface my remarks today with this tidbit: Beginning in September of 1960 and running through May of 2013, a tidy total of 53 years, I was either going to school as a student or part of a school staff. I feel that this gives me a pretty good perspective on that particular realm of human endeavor and enables me to discuss the topic with a certain amount of expertise.
ATLANTA - This was supposed to be the time when Georgia fans began to wonder about the Bulldogs' future without four-year starting quarterback Aaron Murray.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech was hoping that Vad Lee would be its starting quarterback for three years.
Mr. Kyle James Cason
SOPERTON -Throughout the first three quarters of Saturday's Region 3-A tournament quarterfinal between Savannah Christian and Portal, it seemed as if Savannah Christian could do no wrong.
SAVANNAH - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets lost to New Hampstead 51-44 on Saturday in the consolation game of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
ATHENS - Sam Howard tossed five scoreless innings as the Georgia Southern Eagles rolled to a 9-3 win over the Georgia Bulldogs in game one of a doubleheader at Foley Field.
SAVANNAH - After more than a decade of deploying to war, a battle-tested Fort Stewart brigade is being preparing for another send-off within the next year. Only this time, it will be for good.
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Jelani Hewitt was the best player on the court.
SOCHI, Russia - A full 65 minutes of intense hockey weren't enough to decide the latest chapter of Russia's Olympic rivalry with the United States.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Anna Claire Knight scored a career-high 31 points, and Angel McGowan added a career-high 26 to lead Georgia Southern to a 90-82 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Davidson Saturday afternoon in Belk Arena.
Mr. Kyle James Cason
Winter weather threw a wrench into Statesboro High's Boots in the Boro soccer tournament, but at least some of the games will go on.
SOPERTON - The final brackets for the Class A public school state playoffs won't be known until the middle of next week, but Portal is making a strong case to make the field for a second consecutive season.
Bulloch Academy seniors took the reins and drove their respective squads to sweet victories on Valentine's Day in the final regular-season home game Friday night.
Georgia Southern is high on talent but short on depth.
SOCHI, Russia - A pair of skiers from Switzerland collected gold medals at the Sochi Games on Friday, and a teenager from Japan overcame a pair of falls to become the first Asian man to win an Olympic title in men's figure skating.