It's easy to take scheduling for granted in high school football.
For two months, every Statesboro win has been mitigated by the fact that - due to a quirky Region 3-AAAA design - the Blue Devils weren't any closer to reaching the state playoffs. Even as the Devils have run off eight consecutive wins and have climbed to No. 5 in the Class AAAA poll, the region championship and the state tournament have always seemed to be some far off speck in the distance.
When wondering about goals for a season, figuring out Statesboro is always easy.
For both the boys and girls soccer teams at Statesboro, the Region 3-AAAA championship is just one win away.
Southeast Bulloch was on the defensive for much of the night, but struck with 5:36 to play in a 1-0 victory over Statesboro Wednesday night at Womack Field.
The Statesboro High baseball team is picking up momentum at just the right time as the regular season begins to wind down.
SYLVANIA - Southeast Bulloch and Screven County battled back and forth throughout Monday's game at Kelly Memorial Stadium. When the dust settled, it was SEB that was able to capitalize on its chances to earn a 2-0 victory.
Some of the best talent in collegiate golf will assemble in Statesboro once again this week as Georgia Southern hosts the 34th annual Schenkel Invitational beginning today and running through Sunday at Forest Heights Country Club.
A Bulloch County track and field mainstay event held its 10th annual gathering as Southeast Bulloch hosted the Plankenhorn Invitational on Saturday in Brooklet.
Georgia Southern continued its good start in Southern Conference play, defeating Wofford by a score of 3-0 Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium for its second win over the Terriers in as many days.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers are as deep as they've ever been in the state playoffs, but they don't have any intentions of slowing down.
In just over 20 seconds, Statesboro's Zaquavian Smith turned a nip-and-tuck contest into a game that the Blue Devils controlled throughout the final half.
Statesboro wasted no time in getting the baseball season off to a good start.
BROOKLET - Throughout the careers of each and every member of the Southeast Bulloch girls basketball team, each season has started with a focus on just getting better instead of putting an emphasis on postseason success.
In high school athletics, running a team can be a tricky business. Many coaches spend their careers bouncing from town to town in search of the perfect fit. And no matter where coaches set up shop, they are faced with the pressures of managing a constant flow of ever-changing kids coming through the system - not to mention the trials and tribulations of working with high school students and the many directions that they are pulled as they endure the rigors of teenage life.