The following column was written by long-time Southeast Bulloch coach Mike Sparks about his thoughts on and experience with legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, who passed away Friday in Los Angeles at the age of 99.
Bulloch Academy pitcher Taylor Burke was selected to play for the Georgia Dugout Southeastern Senior All stars. The SE Team will be playing a number of games from June 3-6 in Rome at the Rome Braves Stadium. The Dugout All Stars are selected after being nominated and competing in tryouts. They are comprised of ball players from GHSA and GISA. Burke has signed to play for the Georgia Southern Eagles starting this fall.
DULUTH - Bulloch Academy seventh grader Dylan Stuckey won the gold medal in the 135-pound weight class in the middle-school division of the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) Georgia Folkstyle State wrestling tournament on May 22.
Statesboro Blue Devils football was back for a one-night spring showcase Friday at Womack Field in the annual Blue-White game, culminating two weeks of spring practice.
The newly-formed Bulloch Bandits Wrestling Club had a good showing in the Team Georgia/USA Wrestling freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling tournament on May 15 at Lithia Springs High School in Lithia Springs.
SYLVANIA – It's been a long, award-filled ride for Cornelius Roberts, and one more trip to the track and field championships was a great way to end and even better career.
CHULA - The Tiftarea Panthers only put up five earned runs over the course of Saturday's doubleheader against Bulloch Academy in the GISA Class AA Elite Eight, but it was enough to sweep the Gators on the day and advance to the Final Four.
CHULA – Tiftarea had Bulloch Academy down, but not out. The Gators clawed back from a 5-0 deficit to take game one of a three-game series 7-6 over the Panthers in the Elite Eight of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs on the road Friday. The Gators cut it to 5-4 in the top of the sixth, but Tiftarea added insurance in the bottom of the frame by taking a ...
Another solid year for Bulloch Academy athletics has a chance to get even better this weekend.
Georgia coach Mark Richt touched down at the Statesboro Municipal Airport Thursday on his way to a Statesboro Bulldog Club engagement, no doubt ready to answer some of the many questions on the minds of the Bulldog Nation.
BROOKLET – There was something different about the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets when they took to Fred Shaver Field Thursday on the first day of spring practice.
With final exams and the end of classes just weeks away, a number of track stars from the area will have another big test over the next three days.
Down to a do-or-die situation, Bulloch Academy handed the ball to Win Lee.
After a couple of lean years, this season saw a return to prominence for the girls track and field team at Jenkins County.
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.