CLAXTON - Polly Murray scored 16 points, Whitney Ponder had 13 points and her twin sister, Brittney, added 10 points in Claxton's 53-38 victory over Savannah Country Day in a Region 3A-A girls basketball game Friday night. The Lady Tigers improved to 16-5, 7-2.
BROOKLET - Nira Byrd scored 18 points, Chelsea Oglesby added 13 points and Jasmine Roberts had 11 points to pace Southeast Bulloch to a 53-37 victory over Jefferson County in a Region 3A-AA girls basketball game Friday night. The Lady Yellow Jackets improved to 10-10, 5-3.
After a dominating season on the mats, the Bulloch Academy wrestling team now finds itself just one step short of the mountaintop.
Statesboro's Freddie Burden, center, is joined by his parents Willie (left) and Velma (right), and by his older brother, Willie, Jr., as he signs a letter of intent to play football for Georgia Tech. Burden was an integral part of Statesboro's Region 2-AAAA championship team this season, making the all-state team as a tight end. Burden intends to become a center for Georgia Tech.
Statesboro's Reggie Owens, center, signs a letter of intent while family members watch. After patrolling the Statesboro linebacking corps, Owens is off to South Carolina State to continue his career on the football field. "It's an incredible feeling," Owens said. "It's really hard to describe. I'm going to miss Statesboro and playing with my brothers here, but I also can't wait to get started at South Carolina State."
Portal's Joseph Lockley, center, is joined by family members as he signs his letter of intent to play football for Georgia State University. This season, Lockley was one of the most valuable players for the Panthers in all aspects of the game. He anchored both the offensive and defensive lines, and even provided his services as the team's kicker for one of the smallest schools in the state.
Southeast Bulloch's Jamal Johnson, center, is joined by (L-R): mother Sophia Johnson, SEB athletic director Jack Webb, SEB football coach Pat Collins, and father David Johnson as he signs a letter of intent to play for Georgia Southern. After numerous accolades and honors garnered during his high school career, moving on to play with the Eagles is a dream come true, Johnson said.
Statesboro's Michael Summers, center, is surrounded by family as he signs a letter of intent to play football at Georgia Tech on Wednesday morning in the Statesboro High auditorium. After starting his career in Statesboro at the middle school level, Summers left for Benedictine Military School before transferring to Statesboro for his final two seasons. Summers made an immediate impact for the Blue Devils.
For nearly the entirety of her tenure at Claxton, Polly Murray has been the beginning and end of all discussions on Lady Tiger basketball. Now in her senior season, Murray continues to be a standout player and has her team on the rise as well.
Many freshmen aren't counted on to provide vital minutes and points, but Portal's Akeem Oglesby is proving to be an exception.
For the third time in as many games, the Statesboro girls came out of the gate sluggish and struggled with a region opponent.
Just three days after surviving a near upset at South Effingham, things looked tense once more for the Statesboro girls early Saturday night.
CLAXTON - For the last couple of years, the Claxton High School girls basketball team has watched on as its counterparts on the boys team made postseason runs. Not content to simply look on any longer, the girls are now right in the middle of the party.
SAVANNAH - The Bethesda Blazers showed why they are the top team in the GISA's highest classification Thursday night.
Though the current seeding may not indicate it, Friday's game between Emanuel County Institute and Macon County is a true one versus two matchup.
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The Statesboro Lady Blue Devils crushed Long County 65-37 in their season opener Monday night at the Ladies Night Out Tournament.
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Despite a down performance from last night, Bulloch Academy was able to pull ahead of Southeast Bulloch with a big third quarter for a 44-30 ...
Bulloch Academy's 2016 season started off on a bad note with a 46-33 loss to Augusta Prep Tuesday night.
The first round of the playoffs are done, as is football within Bulloch County.
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SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks have proven themselves to be a football power in the Coastal Georgia empire and are now set to prove themselves ...