In a few months, football teams from schools throughout the state will hit the field for summer workouts. The scorching Georgia heat can't be avoided, but recent rule changes made by the Georgia High School Association aim to keep all players as safe as possible.
With spring comes a full schedule of track and field and - sometimes - unruly weather.
Pinewood Christian Academy senior Taylor Lewis excelled on both offense and defense in the Patriots' 1-0 thriller over Bulloch Academy in a key GISA Region 4-AAA contest Thursday.
The show must go on, and the show will go on at 4 p.m. today at Statesboro High School, where Southeast Bulloch High School's track and field program will host the 9th Annual Plankenhorn Invitational.
BROOKLET - Entering play Wednesday, the Savannah Christian boys soccer team held a perfect 7-0 record, a 37-4 scoring advantage over opponents and a No. 6 state ranking.
Three Statesboro High School Lady Blue Devils had their moment on Senior Night against South Effingham on Tuesday night, but for a brief moment, an electric strike from a freshman stole the show.
Statesboro's Jonathan Bachant turns 18 today. That's one year for every hole he's been dominating on the golf course.
BA girls upset Edmund Burke Academy at tennis
With a large crowd on hand to celebrate Senior Night, the Statesboro girls' trio of seniors made it a soccer game to remember.
Bulloch Academy scored a total of 28 goals as both the girls and boys teams routed squads from Memorial Day School in a non-region soccer doubleheader Tuesday.
PEMBROKE - Pitchers J.D. Smith, Taylor Burroughs and Eli Page combined to lead Southeast Bulloch High School to a 7-1 victory over Bryan County High School in a baseball game Tuesday.
Lightning and rain were the toughest competitors at the 13th annual Gator Relays at the Georgia Southern University track and field complex.
Athletes representing 22 independent schools from around the state and even one from Alabama will converge on Statesboro today for the 13th annual Gator Relays.
Screven County High School's boys track and field team scored 140 points to win a meet Thursday. The Gamecocks beat South Effingham (112), Effingham County (109), Savannah Christian (61) and Swainsboro (53).
Last season, as a No. 3 seed in the state tournament, Southeast Bulloch had to take a long ride before a first-round exit. This year, the Yellow Jackets are aiming to stick around a bit longer.
The third time's a charm for the Portal Panthers girls' golf team.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
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