PORTAL - The Portal Panthers' rocky road has one more huge boulder laying in the way tonight as Portal heads to Savannah to take on No. 10 Calvary Day.
Bulloch Academy senior Anna Newton has been named one of only 10 female Georgia finalists in the annual Wendy's High School Heisman program.
The Statesboro defense has allowed just six points in its last 16 quarters of game action and Jacob Schofill is a big reason for the Blue Devils' dominance.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks hosted the 2012 Region 3-AA cross country championships, and the Lady Gamecocks certainly made themselves at home.
The state playoffs are just a few weeks away and the usual suspects - as well as a few new faces - are in the running of area teams that are hoping for postseason success.
For nearly three quarters, what was supposed to be a celebratory homecoming crowd was nothing but nervous energy.
BROOKLET - The Yellow Jackets' playoff chances were dealt a major blow Friday night as Southeast Bulloch suffered a 27-7 loss at the hands of region foe Beach High School.
PERRY - Evans Williams threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another as the Westfield Hornets pounded Bulloch Academy 38-14 on Senior Night at Marvin Arrington Field Friday night.
PORTAL - Heys McMath spoiled Portal's homecoming game. The Savannah Country Day quarterback passed for 205 yards and rushed for another 152, accounting for three touchdowns and leading the Hornets to a 40-22 win Friday at the Portal Athletic Complex.
With just three sub-region games to shape how the region will play out, there is no room for a letdown from the Statesboro Blue Devils.
BROOKLET - One week after a big region win over Brantley County, Southeast Bulloch faces another crucial matchup tonight as they host the Beach Bulldogs with both teams battling for a playoff spot.
Around this time in the high-school football season, coaches tend to cast a fleeting glance toward the post-season.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers remain mired in a winless season, but spirits are still high as homecoming week culminates with a showdown against Savannah Country Day tonight at 7:30 p.m.
The Southeast Bulloch football team is having a competitive season for the first time in quite awhile. For senior linebacker James Cato, it's all been worth the wait.
Another softball season has come to a close and - as has been the case recently - it was another year of highs and lows for area schools.
The third time's a charm for the Portal Panthers girls' golf team.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
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