Just 32 teams remain in the hunt for the Georgia High School Association Class-AA state baseball title and two local teams are still in the hunt as both Southeast Bulloch and Screven County prepare for first round matchups beginning today.
ZEBULON - More than 17 minutes into the second half, the Southeast Bulloch boys clung tightly to a 2-1 lead it carved out in the first 40 minutes over Pike County in the second round of the GHSA Class AA state soccer playoffs.
Beginning today, athletes from both Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch will be in search of statewide glory as they travel to Jefferson for the Georgia High School Association track and field championships to be held over the next three days.
Bulloch Academy has held its own in its first season of competition at the Triple-A level of the Georgia Independent School Association and kept up the good work Tuesday, beating Trinity Christian in a 15-3 rout to clinch a No. 3 seed in the state tournament.
Her career may be over, but departing senior forward Rochelle Shuman has made a mark on the Screven County soccer program that won't be forgotten anytime soon.
The Statesboro-Bulloch county Parks and Recreation Department recently wrapped up soccer action for the week.
The Bulloch Academy baseball team waltzed into the state playoffs in style, pummeling Trinity Christian by a score of 15-3 Tuesday to earn the No.3 seed out of Region 4-AAA heading into this weekend's first round of the Georgia Independent School Association tournament.
Southeast Bulloch clinched its first birth in the state golf finals since 2001 this season, riding the efforts of junior Tyler Smith all the way.
BROOKLET – What was supposed to be a rebuilding year is quickly turning into a season to remember as the Southeast Bulloch boys are still alive entering the second round of the Georgia High School association state soccer playoffs.
The Screven County Lady Gamecocks (22-3) advanced to the semifinals of the GHSA Class AA state tennis playoffs Monday with a 4-1 win over fellow No. 2 seed Berrien.
BROOKLET - After one upset road victory in the Georgia High School Association state soccer playoffs, the Southeast Bulloch girls are aiming for another.
NASHVILLE - With his team trailing 2-1 at halftime on the road to Berrien County in the first round of the GHSA Class AA state soccer playoffs, Southeast Bulloch High coach Bob Massee told his team the offense would come through in the second half.
NASHVILLE - Watching her side's 4-1 lead shrink to 4-3 with six minutes to play, Southeast Bulloch High girls soccer coach Kristen Barnhill became a clock watcher.
BROOKLET – Monday's miracle comeback earned Southeast Bulloch a spot in the state playoffs, but the Yellow Jackets couldn't repeat the feat Friday, falling to Dublin by a 12-6 margin in a Region 3-AA playoff game.
BROOKLET – After one of the biggest and most memorable wins in school history, the Southeast Bulloch baseball team still has one more game to go before it can get the state playoff party started.
CLAXTON - A raucous crowd turned up at the Pecan Grove to cheer on the Claxton Tigers as they hosted their first playoff game in over a decade.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks led at the half, but couldn't survive a second-half onslaught by Heard County and lost 28-6 on Friday in the second round of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs.
GHSA Playoff Scores
CLAXTON - For the first time since 2001, the Pecan Grove is preparing to host a postseason party.
Bulloch Academy's starting five were poetry in motion Thursday night against Augusta Prep in the third and final day of the ninth annual Lady Gator Classic preseason basketball tournament.
It was champion against champion in the final game on the second day of the ninth annual Lady Gator Classic pre-season basketball tournament Wednesday.
What a difference one offseason can make.
It was only the first game of the season for both schools, but Statesboro and Liberty County looked to be in midseason form as they gave the crowd at the Devil's Den a show Saturday evening.
After a longer offseason than most years in recent memory, the boys and girls of Statesboro basketball are ready to retake the court.
Statesboro's Michael Solomon was a new addition to the Blue Devils' starting lineup last season.
When the final Class A football power poll was released by the GHSA Tuesday morning, some area teams rejoiced while one other started packing away the pads for the winter.
After two seasons of heartbreak, the Jenkins County cross country team has finally reached the top of the mountain.
All of the regular season action on the field has concluded, but for area teams residing in Class A of the GHSA, all eyes will be on computer screens as the final step of the state playoff qualification process is about to play out.
Adairsville 49, Gordon Central 14
Deerfield-Windsor tailback Steven Williams didn't enter Friday night's GISA Class AAA first-round playoff game against Bulloch Academy until late in the second quarter.