Statesboro's season started in a rut, but as of late has been on the highest of highs after the team won their 15th region title in the Lee Hill era.
After recording two consecutive upsets in its region tournament, it didn't seem likely Statesboro would be prime for being upset in its first round playoff game.
Trifecta's have started to become a trend at Bulloch Academy.
Even after ending their regular season on a nine-game winning streak, it was the postseason that fouled up Portal's year as a whole.
Just as they had in the regular season, the Bulloch Academy boys made easy work of Trinity Dublin by a 73-60 score in the region 2-3A semifinal.
Tuesday night served a greater purpose than simply moving on in the region tournament for Bulloch Academy's girls basketball team.
One's lucky, two can be a coincidence, but three's a trend.
Following a clean sweep in the region championship rounds Saturday, fans of Statesboro basketball will get a double dose of playoff basketball next weekend with both the boys and girls sporting top seeds.
Every high school sports program in Georgia sets high standards, but only a handful can ever meet them.
When it's all said and done, Statesboro may come away as the basketball champions of Bulloch County.
A tale of two teams: Portal Panthers basketball edition.
While head coach Kristin Barnhill would have preferred a No. 4 seed to play one less game in Southeast Bulloch's region tournament, she can't complain about a home court advantage.
From start to finish, Statesboro was a heavy favorite to win its new region.
Dra Harrison's 14 points helped propel Bulloch Academy to a healthy lead and eventual 57-25 blowout of Edmund Burke to improve to 2-0 in region play.
Basketball experienced somewhat of a renaissance in Bulloch County this season, as success was abound for many of the local programs.
Even on their best offensive day, the Portal boys still couldn't catch a break.
Pitching and defense have been a consistent bugaboo for Portal this season, and it reared it's head in one of the worst possible moments ...
The goal for the young Bulloch Academy girls' soccer team was to simply be better than the previous game.
43-degree air, frequent gusts of wind and a constant drizzle are conditions more resembling a match in London than Brooklet - but those were the conditions ...
Despite limited numbers and a smaller than usual turnout, Bulloch Academy still found a way to sweep the Gator Relays Saturday afternoon.
Southeast Bulloch's baseball team found a way to get by Islands 4-3 on the road to remain unbeaten in region play.
Six different players scored for Southeast Bulloch and the Yellow Jackets defeated Groves High, 6-3, Thursday at Garden City Stadium.
Portal's baseball season has been a rough go early on - losing six of their first seven games of the 2017 campaign.
Bright and early on a Thursday morning a familiar sight could be seen over by Beautiful Eagle Creek - even though it's a sight normally ...
BA head coach Matthew Meeks said in the preseason he thought this edition of BA soccer was good enough to challenge Frederica for the region ...
The Statesboro baseball team befell a peculiar situation Saturday, as it saw them play two games against two different teams in two different cities.
Clear skies and crisp 60 degree air made for picture perfect weather for soccer between Bulloch County's two largest high schools.
Games between Effingham County and Statesboro have always been physical. Even as the teams now play in different regions, the old rivalry seems to bubble ...
While the 1-4 start isn't what fans of Statesboro baseball were looking for in 2017, they were in for an encouraging surprise Monday night.
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