BROOKLET - Saturday night marked the end of the regular season for the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets, but more than four quarters were needed before heading into the postseason. SEB and Appling County battled to a 43-43 draw in regulation, but Appling proved to be a bit too much in a 48-46 overtime win Saturday night. Trailing 43-39 late in the fourth quarter, the Jackets (9-16, 7-11 Region 1-AAA) ...
For three years, Statesboro's Sarah Brown patrolled the softball diamond and soccer field, starring for the Lady Blue Devils and becoming a leader among to teammates.
ATLANTA - For the second time in six years, the Bulldogs of Emanuel County Institute are state champions. The Bulldogs (13-1) jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, pouring it on in the second half to defeat Dooly County (11-3) by a score of 47-7 for the Class A public school state championship Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Dome. "I'm so happy for all of our coaches ...
With just one more week of regular season action to go, the standings have shaken out and most teams from around the area have a good sense of where they are - or aren't - heading when the playoff brackets come out next week.
What do you call a team that seems flustered on offense, can't quite put its foot down on defense, and can't trust its special teams play with much more than an extra point?
The Georgia Southern football team might be stealing the headlines around campus with its rise to the top of the coaches poll, but another group of Eagles are flying just as high this fall.
The state playoffs are just a few weeks away and the usual suspects - as well as a few new faces - are in the running of area teams that are hoping for postseason success.
Another softball season has come to a close and - as has been the case recently - it was another year of highs and lows for area schools.
SYLVANIA - What started off as a new beginning for Screven County football has quickly escalated into a full-blown Cinderella season.
For a team that was created less than two years ago, 12 goals is a pretty big list of expectations.
For Georgia Southern fans, a date with Wofford can't be much different than looking at the calendar to see a scheduled dentist appointment.
SWAINSBORO - Notching a win is always nice, but taking down an old rival is even better.
SYLVANIA - What a difference a year can make. Last season, Screven County didn't notch its first win of the football season until its fourth game of the season. During that span, the Gamecocks' offense struggled to move the ball while the defense watched the points pile up. This season, a new coach and a breakout season by a running back determined to make the most of his final season ...
BROOKLET - Piling up the early wins is always nice, but most teams don't find out what they're really made of until they have to bounce back from a loss. Southeast Bulloch began the season with two straight victories before falling to Telfair County (3-1) last Friday as a late comeback came up just a bit short. The Yellow Jackets trailed 28-6 at halftime, but rallied in the second half. SEB ...
BROOKLET - For all of its recent success as a team, there has been one constant cog in the Southeast Bulloch softball machine for the last four seasons.
BROOKLET - No matter what Southeast Bulloch does in tonight's game against Appling County in Baxley, the Yellow Jackets know that they're headed to the Class AAA state playoffs.
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