No bus ride, no hotel room, no fast food.
SYLVANIA - For baseball teams throughout the state, it's time to get down to business.
It will be big play versus ball control today when the Bulloch Academy girls' soccer team hosts Arlington Christian in the opening round of the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Class AA playoffs.
The GHSA girls state track and field championship will get underway this afternoon in Albany, and for a handful of local girls, the ultimate goal is now within sight.
Even in defeat, Jordan Davis can amaze.
Last week, the Bulloch Academy girls rolled to a second straight state title in track and field, and senior Kelcie Jacobs was a one-woman wrecking crew in the process.
SYLVANIA - Death, taxes, and a spot in the quarterfinals of the GHSA state playoffs.
ALBANY - Kelcie Jacobs' dream came true Saturday at the 2010 Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) state track and field championships at Hugh Mills Stadium.
ALBANY – Bulloch Academy won five more individual state championships in Day Two of the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) state track and field championships at Hugh Mills Stadium Friday.
Wayne County stormed into town looking to secure the top spot in Region 2-AAAA in Statesboro's final game of the 2010 season.
ALBANY – Bulloch Academy senior Kelcie Jacobs wanted just two things as she toed the starting line in the Class AA girls' 1600-meter run Thursday.
BROOKLET – The golf season has wound its way down to just 16 more teams in each classification, and the Southeast Bulloch girls are one of the final schools standing in the hunt for the AA state title.
Earlier this week, Bulloch Academy clinched a No. 2 seed in the GISA state baseball playoffs, and junior pitcher Walker Blitch has been driving the Gators all the way.
Raven Thomas stole the show, qualifying for state in four different events and earning the high-point honors at the Region 2-AAAA track and field meet Saturday at Statesboro High.
SYLVANIA – The Screven County girls tennis team stayed hot Tuesday afternoon, sweeping Cook it the second round of the GHSA state playoffs.
Heading into the season, first-year Bulloch Academy coach Terrance Hennessy made it clear that one of his players would do a lot of the heavy lifting while new starters and younger players adjusted to new schemes and varsity competition.
TWIN CITY - Bulloch Academy freshman Kyle Samuels clocked a 20:26 to win a multi-team cross-country meet on the sandy and shady trails of George L. Smith State Park Monday.
PORTAL - It was barely a contest Tuesday afternoon as Portal bats and gloves alike caught fire to blow Claxton out of the water.
Statesboro High will honor its 1964 football team on its 50th reunion on Sept. 26-27.
When speaking of high school football, plenty of people love to wax poetic.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers suffered their first setback of the season, falling 42-14 to Emanuel County Institute Friday night in the 36th meeting between the rival schools.
Bulloch Academy capitalized on three Gatewood fumbles and dominated the line of scrimmage to take a 33-7 victory over the visitors from Eatonton Friday night at Gator Alley.
Adairsville 35, Ringgold 0
BROOKLET - Most softball tournaments are scheduled for the preseason or for the region and state competitions, but down in Brooklet, an annual midseason tradition is about to renew itself.
PEMBROKE - In a battle of two teams searching for their first win of the season, it was Bryan County that came up with all of the big plays.
PORTAL - In football, no team can afford to be content.
For the second straight game, Bulloch Academy will be keying on a player who wears the number 5 on his jersey. But BA head coach Terence Hennessy hopes it goes better than it did last week.
DUBLIN - Bulloch Academy freshman Kyle Samuels was the only Bulloch Academy runner, varsity or middle school, to finish in the Top 10 of the Trinity Christian Crusader Cross Country Invitational Tuesday.
With a roster that rarely creeps too far above 30 players, Portal is usually dependant on big individual efforts whenever it notches a win on the football field.
Mikay Sands hurled a one-hitter and the Lady Gators played error-free defense as Bulloch Academy defeated Trinity Christian School 3-0 in GISA Region 2-AAA action Tuesday.