With one week remaining in the regular season, there are still some seeding questions lingering for area football teams. That said, things are much clearer than they were just one week ago.
Bulloch County basketball fans can get themselves a sneak peak at the upcoming high school hoops season as Statesboro hosts Portal Saturday evening. The junior varsity squads will tip off at 6 p.m. with the varsity teams sche,duled to start around 7:30 p.m.
AMERICUS – Big plays helped Southland Academy run away with a 37-7 victory over Bulloch Academy in a key GISA Region 1-AAA battle here Friday night.
For the second consecutive season, Statesboro went from a potential Region 3-AAAA championship game appearance to a must-win play-in game in the span of one night.
BROOKLET - With the puddles collecting all over the field, the sheets of rain pouring down for three quarters and players on both sides losing their footing, one thing was immediately apparent.
PORTAL - For a quarter, it looked as though the Portal Panthers may be able to keep the game close against heavily favored Calvary.
You can throw the records out when Statesboro and Wayne County get together tonight at Womack Field.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets officially punched their ticket into the Class AAA state playoffs last week, but there is still plenty of work to be done.
In their last four games, the Portal Panthers have alternated wins and losses. If the trend holds, they're due for a win tonight.
Bulloch Academy will travel 3½ hours to Americus today to face Southland Academy in an important GISA Region 1-AAA contest.
With its first state playoff since 2003 just one win away, Metter found itself in a 13-0 hole against McIntosh County Academy.
BROOKLET - The Bulloch County area is no stranger to witnessing impressive rushing performances each fall. Statesboro's power wishbone attack routinely chews up yardage while runners in Bulloch Academy's option system are no stranger to breaking loose on dozens of huge plays throughout the season. But this year, fans need to make the journey down to Brooklet to find one of the most impressive runners in all of Georgia. Tyler Epps ...
For two months, every Statesboro win has been mitigated by the fact that - due to a quirky Region 3-AAAA design - the Blue Devils weren't any closer to reaching the state playoffs. Even as the Devils have run off eight consecutive wins and have climbed to No. 5 in the Class AAAA poll, the region championship and the state tournament have always seemed to be some far off speck in the distance. ...
BROOKLET – The wait is over. After a 10-year absence from the state playoffs, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will returning to the postseason this year following their 42-21 win over Beach High School Friday night at Fred Shaver Field. "We're happy for our players, we're happy for our school and we're happy for our community," SEB Head Coach Pat Collins said. As they've done all season, the Yellow Jackets dominated the second quarter, outscoring ...
GUYTON - The fifth-ranked Statesboro Blue Devils found themselves in a new position as they faced a 14-7 deficit at halftime of a vital Region 3-AAAA contest against South Effingham Friday night.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Football banquet will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m., in the high school cafeteria.
For the first time in three seasons - which must seem like an eternity to a perennially successful program - Statesboro is back in the second round of the state football playoffs. The Blue Devils (10-1) didn't draw the easiest of roads for their postseason adventure. Statesboro had to travel all the way over to Cairo last Friday night, but paraded back to town with the school's first postseason victory since a win ...
The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators scored 31 points in the first quarter and coasted to a 50-29 victory over David Emanuel Academy in the opening day of the eighth annual Lady Gator Classic pre-season basketball tournament Tuesday. "The girls really did a good job in the first quarter," said BA head coach Paul Webb. "They were really focused." In the first eight minutes, senior Danielle Atkinson popped off 10 points, including two ...
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets were one crazy - and controversial - play from pulling off an upset over Jefferson County in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs last Friday in Louisville.
For the next three days, Bulloch Academy head coach Paul Webb and his Lady Gators host the eighth annual Lady Gator Classic pre-season basketball tournament.
SYLVANIA - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets beat Screven County 52-19 in a preseason scrimmage on the road Saturday.
LOUISVILLE – Southeast Bulloch High School's season of renewal ended Friday, as the Yellow Jackets fell to Jefferson County, 32-29, in the first round of the state playoffs.
CAIRO - Statesboro had to travel to the southwest corner of Georgia Friday night to take on the Cairo Syrupmakers, but life is still pretty sweet for the Blue Devils.
BROOKLET - It's playoff time in Georgia and for the first time since 2003, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are invited to the party.
If the town feels a little less crowded today, it's likely because of a few hundred Statesboro High fans making their way across the state as the Blue Devils take on Cairo in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
With most of last season's Final Four squad returning this year, the sky is the limit for the Statesboro boys' basketball squad.
This year's Metter seniors began their high school football careers in Mike West's first season as head coach of the Tigers. Tonight, they'll all experience their first state playoff game as they take on Lamar County - No. 1 seed out of Region 4-AA and top-ranked Class AA team in the state.
BROOKLET - There was a time not too long ago that students at Southeast Bulloch High school and residents of Brooklet spent their Fridays in the fall trying to find something to fill the evening. For nearly a decade, undersized and outmanned Yellow Jacket football teams struggled while their fan base followed suit.
Statesboro's Sherrodric Rawls is well aware of the fact that he and the rest of his senior teammates only get one more crack at the playoffs and he intends to make the most of it. The Blue Devils came within seconds of the state championship game in Rawls' freshman season, but haven't advanced farther than the first round since.
It's a postseason party and plenty of area teams are invited. Beginning this Friday, 192 teams throughout Georgia will begin a five-week sprint to claim one of seven GHSA state championships up for grabs. With six teams from Bulloch and its surrounding counties in the hunt, there should be plenty of thrilling football still on the schedule. Leading the charge into the postseason is grizzled playoff veteran Statesboro. The Blue Devils ...