One contest was a blowout and the other was decided by the slimmest of margins, but each ended with the same result.
The Jenkins County boys won their seventh region title in eight years, and the Lady Eagles did well enough for a second place finish Friday afternoon at the Region 3-A track and field meet at Southeast Bulloch High School.
Edmund Burke Academy seemingly could do no wrong Friday in the GISA Region 2-AA baseball championship at Gator Alley.
BRUNSWICK – The Statesboro Blue Devils might have lost another Region 2-AAAA game Friday night at Brunswick, but the Blue Devils still didn't lose their chances of making the state playoffs this season.
The track and field girls of Southeast Bulloch crowned two region champions and will send five to the GHSA state meet after an overall fourth place finish at the Region 3-AA championships Thursday.
Heading into the 2010 season, the Statesboro boys soccer team wasn't quite sure what to expect from the goalkeeper position.
Two team region championship trophies, two high-point award winners, 25 individual region champions and 58 entries into the state meet.
A game that stretched over two days actually took less than an hour to play as Bulloch Academy run-ruled Frederica Academy 11-1 Wednesday at Gator Alley.
Erick Quiterio knows how to finish with a bang.
When the Lady Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch open up today's Region 3-AA track and field championships, a freshman will be looking to leave her mark in a number of events.
A three-goal barrage at the end of the first half proved to be more than enough for a win as Statesboro breezed to a 4-2 victory over Effingham County Tuesday night at Womack Field.
Screven County used a three-run third to overcome an early deficit to defeat the visiting SEB Yellow Jackets 4-3 Tuesday night in what was the final 3AA-A regular season contest for each team. Both teams will begin play in the region playoffs on Saturday with a doubleheader, the Gamecocks at home and the Jackets on the road.
Swainsboro pitchers kept the Statesboro bats off balance all night, blanking the Blue Devils and walking away with a 10-0 victory Monday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
BROOKLET – It was a night for celebration at Southeast Bulloch High School as five former Yellow Jackets were honored at the 16th annual SEB Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
BROOKLET – It wasn't pretty, but Tattnall County will take it.
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.
IRWINTON - Portal's regular season came to an end on Friday as the Panthers defeated Wilkinson County 64-60 on the road.
By MIKE ANTHONY
Bulloch Academy senior center Chelsea Oglesby scored a career-high 25 points and senior guard Danielle Atkinson added some last-second defensive heroics as the Lady Gators nipped arch-rival Pinewood 55-53 in overtime Tuesday night.
GUYTON - Jaylan Rawls had a career night scoring 37 points and leading the Statesboro Blue Devils to an 84-80 win over South Effingham on the road on Monday.
PORTAL- Over the last few years, any showdown between the boys of Claxton and Portal has been likely to hold plenty of Region 3-A significance and almost guaranteed to be a nip-and-tuck matchup.