After 90 minutes of solid play from both sides, a pair of big plays proved to be the difference as Lakeside, Evans came away with a hard-earned 2-0 victory over the Statesboro girls Friday evening at Womack Field.
Twelve years and stronger than ever.
Bulloch Academy christened its newly-renovated baseball field Friday afternoon with a 5-4 victory over Westminster of Augusta.
Hosting a track meet for the thirs time this season, the Statesboro Blue Devils boys (125 points) and girls (119 points) squads both placed first in a meet featuring SHS, Wayne County, Appling County and Portal on Thursday.
PORTAL - The Jenkins County bats were on fire Tuesday evening as the Eagles breezed to a 16-6 victory over Portal in six innings at Franklin Coleman Memorial Field.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Lady Gamecocks defeated Southeast Bulloch 4-0 back in February at SEB, and the Lady Yellow Jackets got their revenge.
The Southeast Bulloch girls took on 13 other track and field programs from around the state Saturday at Georgia Southern, and when all was said and done, the Lady Jackets were the proud owners of first place at the eighth annual Plankenhorn Invitational.
Statesboro's 91 points were enough to run away from the competition in the boys meet Thursday at Womack Field, and the 128-point performance by the Lady Devils was good for first on the girls' side.
BROOKLET - The high-flying Southeast Bulloch offense was in full effect Friday night as it rolled to a 4-1 win over Dodge County at Fred Shaver Field.
BROOKLET - For the last seven years, track and field programs from all over the state have flocked to Southeast Bulloch to compete in the Plankenhorn Invitational. The event - which commemorates the life of Derrick Plankenhorn, an SEB runner who passed away February 19, 2003 - has become one of the most recognized in the state and will have a few changes in its eighth year.
This season, the Southeast Bulloch boys soccer team has its sights set on the postseason.
Another tennis season has culminated in another sub-region title for the Screven County girls, and Sydnee Weaver is setting the pace for the Lady Gamecocks.
The Bulloch Academy baseball team is looking to improve on last season's playoff success, and to do so, it will rely on one of its most familiar faces.
After being victimized by the big inning multiple times this season, Statesboro finally turned the tables.
SYLVANIA - Screven County hosted Telfair and Vidalia Saturday in a three-team tennis tournament, sweeping the day.
BROOKLET - The boys of Southeast Bulloch were able to muscle out a victory over Islands early in the week, but a non-region visit from Claxton proved to be just a bit too much as the Tigers earned a 63-57 win Saturday night.
Bulloch Academy hit 9 of 27 free throws through three quarters Friday night in their home opener against Deerfield-Windsor, But seniors Marvin Perkins and Smith Reeves canned 6 of 8 from the charity stripe with under a minute left in the game as the Gators upset the squad from Albany 48-45.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets dominated Pierce County at home Friday winning 82-52.
In a heated battle of county rivals, four quarters of action just wasn't enough.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Saturday's print edition. Statesboro High School's boys basketball team won two games over Portal in the 2008-09 season, the last time the teams faced each other. Because of a reporter's error, a sports article on page 11 Friday incorrectly stated who won those games. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.What's at stake?
Bulloch Academy senior Dylan Stuckey has been selected to play in the 2014 Georgia Independent School Association All-Star football game this Saturday in Macon.
Bulloch Academy is rarely at a loss to find a great athlete walking its halls, but senior Cody Lanier is taking things to a new level.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch boys dropped their season opener one week ago.
The Statesboro High girls got their Thanksgiving celebration off to an early start, feasting on Southeast Bulloch to claim a 65-18 victory Wednesday afternoon at the Devil's Den.
Much was made about the dominance of graduated Bulloch Academy wrestler Mitchell Ball and his three individual state championships.
The Statesboro girls were finally cooled off after a fast start, falling to Calvary Day by a count of 51-45 Monday evening in the first day of competition at the Blue Devils' annual 'Ladies Night Out' tournament.
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.