Both Bulloch Academy basketball teams topped Tattnall Square Academy in a pair of exciting, down-to-the-wire battles Saturday afternoon.
It was a heck of a ride, but things came to an end a couple of games too soon for Statesboro.
It's not every day you see two teams so evenly matched, yet so incredibly equally different.
It's an old cliché, but it really is a shame that someone had to lose that game.
BROOKLET - The Claxton Tigers also defeated Southeast Bulloch Friday night, 83-36.
With just one game standing between Statesboro and a shot at a state championship - and its sixth appearance in a title game in 11 years - it couldn't feel more at home.
Schools around the state are readying for the long winter break, meaning that many of them are focused on basketball.
BROOKLET - Jenkins County survived a war of attrition as it defeated Southeast Bulloch by a count of 41-28 Tuesday evening in Brooklet.
For as much as Statesboro has accomplished this season, it doesn't seem to be running out of new ways to impress.
PORTAL - When attending a Portal basketball game this season, picking up a game program will be a necessity.
A full and experienced roster that includes a reigning state champion, a reigning state runner-up and several returnees and top placers from the last year's state tournament has Bulloch Academy head coach Andy Tomlin excited about the upcoming wrestling season.
AUGUSTA - The Pinewood Christian Academy Competition Cheer Squad reclaimed the GISA Class AAA state title in stiff competition in Augusta on Saturday, November 20, 2010.
In a game that saw seven players reach double digits in scoring, it was defense that finally prevailed.
MARIETTA - Novocain. Smashmouth. Three yards and a cloud of dust. Call Statesboro's offense whatever you want, but don't call it done for the season just yet. The Blue Devils traded blows with Kell for four tough quarters, but a couple of big plays in the final minutes led Statesboro to a 17-7 win over the Longhorns Friday night at Cobb Energy Field in the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class AAAA state ...
Statesboro defended its back yard. Now it's time to hit the road.
Bulloch Academy opened its regular-season Tuesday night with 20-point wins over David Emanuel Academy.
Statesboro has high hopes for this season, but finds itself dealing with an early hiccup.
MT. VERNON - The Portal Lady Panthers had to fight off a furious fourth-quarter comeback in their season opener but held on to beat Montgomery County 41-40 on Tuesday.
BROOKLET - Jasmine Roberts needed only three points on Tuesday to cross over the threshold of 1,000 in her career, and she took care of that early.
PORTAL – Not satisfied with a trip to the Final Four last season, the Portal Panthers boys basketball team has big dreams for the 2013-14 season which tips off tonight against Montgomery County.
After the best season Southeast Bulloch football has seen in a decade, it's no surprise that the Yellow Jackets saw plenty of familiar names pop up when the All-Region 1-AAA team was announced this week.
As Statesboro continues to grow, its athletic teams are about to take a step up in the Georgia High School Association landscape.
It's going to be tough for Statesboro to top last season's run to the Final Four of the state playoffs, but Blue Devil star guard Zaquavian Smith is up to the challenge.
GRIFFIN - Nothing much went right for Statesboro and its football season came to a screeching halt as Griffin stormed past the Blue Devils for a 42-7 win Friday night in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
Bulloch Academy senior Danielle Atkinson scored only two points in Wednesday's matchup against defending GISA Class AAA state champion Tattnall Square Academy in the eighth annual Lady Gator Classic.
Statesboro renews pleasantries with a familiar postseason rival tonight as the Blue Devils take on Griffin in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
BROOKLET - As Southeast Bulloch tips off the 2013-14 season tonight against Bryan County, the boys team knows that it is in for another challenging season, but has high hopes that it can continue to improve.
SEB to host football banquet
Bulloch Academy had to overcome a lot of things to get a 60-44 victory over Hilton Head Christian Academy in the second day of the eighth annual Lady Gator Classic on Wednesday.
With Statesboro looking for its first playoff win in nearly three years last week, junior linebacker Ricky Lee stepped up to help ensure the Devils' postseason run will continue.