Throughout the last month, news reports from all over the country have been packed with reports of devastating heat waves. Nearly every nook and cranny of the country has experienced its fair share of triple-digit temperatures, and while the mercury has dropped a bit in the Northeast and Midwest, Georgia is still mired in the South's unique climate of sticky, unrelenting summer heat.
Ashley Clifton, a 2010 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School, recently signed with Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus to play softball. Clifton, a rising junior, played her freshman and sophomore seasons at East Georgia State College in Swainsboro.
A lot has changed in the sporting world over the last 40 years.
BROOKLET – A month from now, the Southeast Bulloch football squad will strap up the pads to begin another season. When they do, they'll be practicing and playing in one of the nicest athletic complexes around.
For years, Georgia has been a hotbed for up-and-coming high school baseball stars. Among this year's class of potential future stars are a pair of Blue Devils from Statesboro High School.
Less than a decade ago, high school wrestling programs in Georgia weren't all that easy to come by aside from the Atlanta area. Thanks to some recent success stories and top-notch instruction, a lot more attention is being paid to those hitting the mats in South Georgia.
Summer camp doesn't open for Bulloch Academy's varsity football squad for more than a month, but Gator Alley has been full of excitement throughout the week.
After producing a career's worth of home runs, recent Statesboro High School graduate Justin Mee put on a final hitting display at the Blue Devils' field Tuesday night at Mill Creek Regional Park.
Statesboro High School is looking for anyone that can swing a big bat to participate in its home run derby this evening at Mill Creek Regional Park. Started by Jim Simmons after being named the Blue Devils' head coach last May, the home run derby aims to bring past and present Blue Devils together while also providing an opportunity for other baseball fans to show what they've got. "This is something that we did back when I was with Effingham (County)," Simmons said. "We were able to turn that into a big, popular event every year. Last year was ...
For the better part of a decade, Bulloch Academy has given opponents nightmares with its flexbone triple-option attack.
Bulloch Academy athletics director Chandler Dennard displays the 2012 Larry J. Prestridge All-Sports Trophy that the school won after the end of the 2011-12 school year.
The Statesboro Swarm Amateur Athletics Union (AAU) girls basketball team won the Memorial Day Clash in Savannah recently. Members of the squad, which is composed of local ninth-and-10th-grade girls, are (kneeling l-r): Danielle Atkinson, Ashley Burke, Brooke Gilbert, Page Spence, Jessie Knauss, Edie Threlkeld; (standing l-r): head coach Beth Burke, Tanice Johnson, Chelsea Oglesby, Sarah Evans, Destiny Burke, Kaylyn Hagan and assistant coach Kacie Lanier. The team, along with other local AAU squads, will play in the BTPP Shootout at Statesboro High School today and Saturday.
WAYCROSS - Statesboro High School golfer Sara Jane Bowers shot 88 to finish second in the Georgia State Golf Association Junior Sectionals on Tuesday at the Lakes Golf Course at Laura Walker State Park.
The South Georgia Fury 16U softball team won the Fury Fanatic tournament May 19. The 12U team finished second and the 14U team went 3-1. Photographed, left to right, are: 1st row: Brittany Christiansen, Tiffani Clark; 2nd row: Coach Wilkes, Alaina Walker, Tristen Winters, Kali Todd, Coach Walker; 3rd row: Brianna Van Deursen, Madison Poole, Taylor Wilkes, Etta Duncan. Not pictured: Danielle Cowart.
The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department finished its Recreational League baseball and softball seasons this week with tournaments in each league.
Basketball experienced somewhat of a renaissance in Bulloch County this season, as success was abound for many of the local programs.
Even on their best offensive day, the Portal boys still couldn't catch a break.
Pitching and defense have been a consistent bugaboo for Portal this season, and it reared it's head in one of the worst possible moments ...
The goal for the young Bulloch Academy girls' soccer team was to simply be better than the previous game.
43-degree air, frequent gusts of wind and a constant drizzle are conditions more resembling a match in London than Brooklet - but those were the conditions ...
Despite limited numbers and a smaller than usual turnout, Bulloch Academy still found a way to sweep the Gator Relays Saturday afternoon.
Southeast Bulloch's baseball team found a way to get by Islands 4-3 on the road to remain unbeaten in region play.
Six different players scored for Southeast Bulloch and the Yellow Jackets defeated Groves High, 6-3, Thursday at Garden City Stadium.
Portal's baseball season has been a rough go early on - losing six of their first seven games of the 2017 campaign.
Bright and early on a Thursday morning a familiar sight could be seen over by Beautiful Eagle Creek - even though it's a sight normally ...
BA head coach Matthew Meeks said in the preseason he thought this edition of BA soccer was good enough to challenge Frederica for the region ...
The Statesboro baseball team befell a peculiar situation Saturday, as it saw them play two games against two different teams in two different cities.
Clear skies and crisp 60 degree air made for picture perfect weather for soccer between Bulloch County's two largest high schools.
Games between Effingham County and Statesboro have always been physical. Even as the teams now play in different regions, the old rivalry seems to bubble ...
While the 1-4 start isn't what fans of Statesboro baseball were looking for in 2017, they were in for an encouraging surprise Monday night.
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