Note: Alvin Richardson is the outdoors columnist for the Statesboro Herald and a former high school football coach. He led the Morgan County program from the mid 1980s thru the mid 1990s. He was also an assistant coach under the legendary Larry Campbell at Lincoln County High School from 1979-1986.
High schools around the area hope that the Erk Russell Classic will be an event that people throughout the state will soon recognize, but the inaugural game is one that Metter would just as soon like to forget about.
Statesboro continued its struggles on Saturday as the Lady Blue Devils dropped all three games at the Battle in the Boro.
The 2012 high school football season officially kicks off today as Metter and Emanuel County Institute take the field in the inaugural Erk Russell Classic at Paulson Stadium.
Beginning today, 16 teams from around southeast Georgia will descend on Mill Creek Regional Park for the annual Battle in the 'Boro softball tournament hosted by Statesboro High.
For three innings, the Bulloch Academy Lady Gators were much like Thursday afternoon's 70-degree temperature.
SYLVANIA - Dawn Stewart allowed a hit on the game's first at-bat, but that was the only one.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch has been up and down through the first couple of weeks of play, but the Lady Yellow Jackets' Region 1-AAA opener saw them show up in top form.
With preseason scrimmages now a thing of the past, football teams from all around the state have now entered the home stretch of preparations as the regular season quickly approaches.
When the Statesboro Blue Devils take the field, it doesn't matter how the roster is shaping up or what the previous season's team was able to accomplish. The goal is always the same.
CLAXTON - The Claxton Tigers have spent the last six years building from a program with little participation and only rare success into a perennial contender for the postseason and a threat to take down just about any opponent.
PORTAL - It was hard to find a better feel-good story than the Portal Panthers in 2011.
For the first time in 2012, it was a football Friday night in Georgia.
PORTAL - Twiggs County quarterback Nokie Shine put on a show to the tune of 304 passing yards, but the Portal Panthers hung in there and gave themselves a chance when the teams scrimmaged Friday at the Portal Athletic Complex.
By CHRIS STANLEY
The Portal Panthers (0-7, 0-3 Region 3A) played their Homecoming game on Monday night against Calvary Day (7-0, 3-0 Region 3A) with their adjusted schedule ...
BROOKLET - If the playoffs started today, Southeast Bulloch would be on the outside looking in.
The Gators of Bulloch Academy will finally be celebrating 40 years of football this tonight as they play host to the Patriots of Pinewood Christian ...
BROOKLET - 17 innings, five hours and a 20 minute delay are what it took to send Southeast Bulloch to the 3A elite eight in a ...
The Bulloch Academy Gators will be playing during primetime Saturday night as they travel up I-16 to Dublin to take on the Crusaders of Trinity ...
Despite another season-high rushing performance from Tupac Lanier, Statesboro couldn't even find the endzone in their 29-0 loss to Ware County Friday night.
BROOKLET – Southeast Bulloch knew Savannah High had several fast and athletic players on their team. They may not have known just how fast they were.
Now that the hurricane dust has settled and most of the power is back on, Statesboro can finally focus on football for a change.
BROOKLET - After another unexpected week off due to severe weather this season, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are back on the field tonight for the ...
By CHRIS STANLEY
By CHRIS STANLEY
As far as guests go, Hurricane Matthew has been as unpleasant as they come.
Statesboro has an argument to be the best 0-6 football team in the state of Georgia - although I'm not sure how much that's ...
Bulloch Academy defeated Frederica Academy 8-7 on Wednesday night in what many fans called the greatest game they've ever seen in Gator Alley. The ...