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.
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.
It's been a busy couple of weeks for Raven Thomas.
Facing a quick exit from the first round of the GISA Class AA baseball playoffs Saturday, Bulloch Academy's players had no choice but to let it all hang out against their opponents, the Christian Heritage School Lions.
Screven's Gamecocks plated four in the seventh, but left the tying run on third in the inning as they fell to visiting Jeff Davis 8-7 in the rubber game of the best of three series to open the Class AA state playoffs. The Yellow Jackets, who ousted the Gamecocks for the second consecutive season, will face number one ranked 1AA champion Cook County on May 12.
ALBANY – Four area schools placed in events on day one of the GHSA girls track state championships at Hugh Mills Stadium Thursday.
The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators suffered a heartbreaking loss in double overtime in the first round of the GISA Class AA girls' soccer playoffs Friday.
Ten runs in the final two innings enabled the Screven County Gamecocks to live to play another day as they claimed a 12-4 victory over Jeff Davis in the second game of their doubleheader in first round of the Class AA state playoffs Friday. Combined with the Yellow Jackets 9-6 win in game one, the rubber contest of the series will be in Sylvania at 3:00 today.
Bulloch Academy seniors took the reins and drove their respective squads to sweet victories on Valentine's Day in the final regular-season home game Friday night.
SAVANNAH - Southeast Bulloch Coach John Page knew his team was going to be in for a dog fight when it met Brantley County in the opening round of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
SAVANNAH – Coach Johnny Miller had no answer, not even a guess, as to why his Southeast Bulloch team came out flatter than a pancake in the opening round of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
Southeast Bulloch has spent the last few years building its boys and girls soccer teams into respectable forces in the area.
After calling off all of Wednesday's scheduled games at the Region 3-A basketball tournament in Treutlen, more icy conditions have caused Thursday's slate of games to be canceled as well.
Statesboro's soccer seasons have had to sit on the sidelines as winter weather postponed the scheduled season openers for both the boys and girls this week.
BROOKLET - As the Region 1-AAA boys tournament began Tuesday evening, Southeast Bulloch knew exactly what the task was.
AUGUSTA - Richmond Academy exploded for 21 points in the fourth quarter and eliminated the Statesboro Blue Devils from the Region 3-AAAA tournament with a 66-58 win on Tuesday in Augusta.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch girls had to fight and claw through the majority of their Region 1-AAA tournament opener Monday night, but a steady resolve and a big fourth quarter run paved the way for a 56-38 victory over Appling County.
Bulloch Academy wrestlers won three individual state championships and led the team to its second consecutive state runner-up trophy in the GISA Class AAA state traditional tournament this past weekend.
With nearly three months of regular season play in the books, area basketball teams are now preparing for their region tournaments with eyes set on the ultimate prize of landing a spot in the state playoffs.