PORTAL - With postseason implications abound, Michael Peel came up with his best performance yet.
WAYNESBORO – The Bulloch Academy Gators faced a giant in Edmund Burke Academy, and came away with an 11-5 win down the street from the Masters Friday.
With the region schedule heating up and the number of remaining games winding down, teams everywhere are hoping to play their cards right. For Statesboro, there is always the option of throwing out its ace in the hole.
As the Region 2-AAAA track and field meet draws closer, everyone is trying to achieve that one great run when it matters most.
Portal is making a late run in Region 3-A play – thanks in large part to Nolan Clark.
Statesboro got a huge win Tuesday night in Jesup, defeating Wayne County - ranked No. 1 in AAAA - by a score of 6-3.
TWIN CITY - It was a pitcher's duel early and a slugfest late, and when the dust had cleared, Portal was able to hang on for an 11-7 win over Emanuel County Institute Tuesday night at Joe Harvey Field.
Anyone facing the Metter pitching staff knows that they are in for a long day, but the at-bats can be rather short when facing Tiger ace Pete Nagel.
Catcher Justin Mee wasn't about to let John Eddie Hodges take a loss.
METTER – The Metter Tigers shut down the most powerful offense in Region 3B-A with a 7-0 shutout of Telfair County Friday.
The Jenkins County JROTC Precision Drill Team traveled to Fort Gordon March 27 to compete in an 85 school, all-classification, State Championship Drill Meet. The War Eagle Drill Team competed in eight events, placing in the top five in six of eight events, and won a State Championship in both the Male and Female Divisions. Jenkins County, the defending State Champion in the Female Armed Squad, came up short to a strong Pebblebrook team finishing second in this event. The girls did not let this distract them from their goal, as they marched back to finish first in the Unarmed ...
PORTAL – It was a night-and-day difference between two pitching staffs.
SYLVANIA - After a shaky first inning, Screven County bounced back to pile on the runs and secure a 10-3 victory over Statesboro Wednesday night in Sylvania.
The Metter Lady Tigers (6-0) got another win with a 5-0 sweep against Johnson County.
Daniel Griffin had a hand in a pair of huge wins for Screven County on the baseball diamond this week.
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.
The third time will be the charm for the Bulloch Academy defense against highly-touted tailbacks.
SAVANNAH - The Screven County Gamecocks continued in dominating fashion on Thursday, hammering Windsor Forest 36-8 at Memorial Stadium.
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.