Erick Quiterio knows how to finish with a bang.
When the Lady Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch open up today's Region 3-AA track and field championships, a freshman will be looking to leave her mark in a number of events.
A three-goal barrage at the end of the first half proved to be more than enough for a win as Statesboro breezed to a 4-2 victory over Effingham County Tuesday night at Womack Field.
Screven County used a three-run third to overcome an early deficit to defeat the visiting SEB Yellow Jackets 4-3 Tuesday night in what was the final 3AA-A regular season contest for each team. Both teams will begin play in the region playoffs on Saturday with a doubleheader, the Gamecocks at home and the Jackets on the road.
Swainsboro pitchers kept the Statesboro bats off balance all night, blanking the Blue Devils and walking away with a 10-0 victory Monday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
BROOKLET – It was a night for celebration at Southeast Bulloch High School as five former Yellow Jackets were honored at the 16th annual SEB Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
BROOKLET – It wasn't pretty, but Tattnall County will take it.
As the postseason draws near, teams will be turning to their top arms for do-or-die games.
Thirteen was a lucky number for Bulloch Academy's Taylor Burke Thursday.
BROOKLET -- Just as they did three weeks ago, Screven County and Southeast Bulloch matched up in a tight game. While SEB came up just short in penalty kicks in Sylvania, the Lady Yellow Jackets got a measure of revenge Thursday evening, rallying late for a 3-2 victory at Fred Shaver Field.
DUBLIN – The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets defeated Vidalia 3-2 Wednesday at the Region 3-AA tournament hosted by Dublin to advance to Thursday's region championship round.
GCSU is one of the premier programs in Division II, and the winning tradition established by coach Terry Sellers is what attracted Paul Son to the school.
The upstart softball team at East Georgia College added more local flavor as Portal's Ariel Lanier signed with the Bobcats Thursday afternoon.
Alex Hendricks signed a letter of intent to play golf for Wofford College.
Bulloch Academy flexed its track and field muscles Wednesday in the dress rehearsal for next week's Region 2-AA championships.
It hasn't been the smoothest of sailing for the Statesboro Lady Blue Devils softball team this fall, but as the postseason begins, they have what everyone wants come this time of year - a chance to keep on playing.
PERRY - It was a David vs. Goliath storyline Friday night as Bulloch Academy marched into Marvin Arrington Stadium to face The Westfield School.
Friday night featured the 50th anniversary of Statesboro's 'homeless' 1964 squad finally making its first appearance on Womack Field.
LOUISVILLE - The Screven County Gamecocks were shut out for three quarters, but scored twice in the fourth quarter and escaped with a 12-7 win over Jefferson County in the region opener for both teams.
"Homecoming, at last!"
The Bulloch Academy Gators already have five games in the books, but more than half of their schedule is still in front of them.
The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators have seen a long run of excellence on the softball diamond. Unsurprisingly, each year seems to bring about a new group of veteran leaders who lead the team through a tough region slate and on into the postseason.
DUBLIN - Seniors Kristin Kingery and Powell Fennell had three hits each to lead Bulloch Academy to a 5-2 victory over Trinity Christian School Thursday in GISA Region 2-AAA action.
Alpharetta 35, Lambert 17
A big running back and an even bigger offensive line usually mean a win every time.
GUYTON - The Statesboro Blue Devils continued their early season struggles Friday, dropping a 17-0 decision at South Effingham in being shut out for the second time in three games.
BROOKLET - Dodge County jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead midway through the first quarter and didn't look back as the Indians ran past the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets 24-6 Friday night in a game delayed 15 minutes due to lightning in the area.
BROOKLET - Coming off a tough three-point loss to Bryan County last week, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will look to notch their first win of the season tonight as they face the undefeated Dodge County Indians at Fred Shaver Field.
The last time Statesboro carried an 0-2 record into its third game of the season, the members of the 2014 Blue Devils were in diapers - if they had even been born yet. A team with a history of excellence such as Statesboro means that rough starts like the last 0-2 beginning in 1998 won't come around very often.