NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia Southern Eagles went from a ninth-place preseason pick to within one shot of their first NCAA tournament berth since 1992.
Golfers from around the area converged on Forest Heights Country Club Thursday afternoon for a fundraiser that netted a donation of $31,750 to the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch.
Southeast Bulloch has shown flashes of greatness throughout the season, but has the unenviable position of playing in arguably the toughest region in Class AAA.
Over the last few years, the Lady Gators of Bulloch Academy have gone about setting all sorts of high-water marks for the program.
Bulloch Academy is rarely at a loss to find a great athlete walking its halls, but senior Cody Lanier is taking things to a new level.
CLAXTON - For the first time since 2001, the Pecan Grove is preparing to host a postseason party.
There are so many good things to say about Georgia Southern three games into its tenure as an FBS football program.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers weren't about to let a second straight season opener end in a tie.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch suffered a setback Wednesday afternoon, falling to Richmond Hill by a count of 8-1 in a non-region matchup.
A huge venue and a showcase stage created a great atmosphere for Statesboro's season opener, but a 12-0 loss to Burke County went a long way in dampening the Blue Devils' moods Saturday night in the 3rd annual Erk Russell Classic at Paulson Stadium.
The loss columns for both Bulloch Academy and First Presbyterian Christian Academy stand at '0' as the 2014 season kicks off at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Gator Alley, but each of the schools are looking to cast off losing streaks dating back to last fall.
There has never been a shortage of stellar high school athletes roaming the fields around Statesboro.
SYLVANIA - Two of Screven County's youngest baseball players got a taste of big league success earlier this month as 8-year old B.J. Carver and 9-year old Xander Kile were selected to travel to Westfield, Ind., to play with the Baseball Youth America team.
Five Statesboro Blue Devils signed college scholarships on Monday at Statesboro High. Pictured left to right: Asia Crawford, Destinee Lanier, Andreas Ward, athletic director Ken LeCain, DeGamarri Matthews, and Walker Paul Tedders celebrate the five student athletes' announcing their college decisions Monday afternoon. Soccer players Crawford and Lanier will play at South Georgia College and USC-Shalkehatchie, respectively. Ward will run track for Georgia Tech and both Matthews and Tedders will take the soccer pitch for Middle Georgia.
PORTAL - When the Portal Panthers hit the football field this fall, they'll have more experience and seniority than in recent seasons.
Already the subject of a major expansion before the 2014 season, another substantial change could be coming to Paulson Stadium in the near future.
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