PEMBROKE - It won't count towards the regular season record, but that won't stop Southeast Bulloch from feeling great about things.
After a year in which Statesboro settled for a fourth-place region finish and took an uncharacteristic bow in the first round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs, this season is all about improving and climbing back towards the top.
BROOKLET - As the old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. The community of Brooklet has certainly taken that advice to heart, and joins up with the Southeast Bulloch football team this season in an attempt to turn around a program that has fallen upon the hardest of times.
Boys: SHS's Brunson has big day
PORTAL - After three straight playoff runs from 2004-06, Portal football has fallen on hard times.
BROOKLET - Last season, it was a rough start for Southeast Bulloch. In 2010, the Lady Yellow Jackets came out of the gate firing.
The challenge has never been greater for Bulloch Academy, but the Gators are determined to keep winning, no matter the odds.
SYLVANIA - Armed with a talented roster and a new coaching staff, the Screven County football team is ready to take the next step.
The Statesboro Rotary Club got to know its local high school football teams as coaches of Statesboro, Southeast Bulloch, Portal and Bulloch Academy addressed the club during Monday's weekly meeting at Forest Heights Country Club.
It wasn't too pretty, but at least Statesboro knows where it stands.
The Bulloch Academy fast-pitch softball rollercoaster came perilously close to jumping the tracks Friday afternoon against Gatewood, but it didn't derail.
Only two weeks remain until opening night for high school football, and Statesboro is ready to see how it stacks up.
Last season, the Bulloch Academy Lady Gators traveled to Locust Grove near Atlanta for an early-season fast-pitch tournament.
PORTAL - After a long summer, opening day is finally here for Portal softball, and after a successful run in 2009, the Lady Panthers are primed to take things a step further this season.
STILLMORE -- The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators opened their regular-season campaign Tuesday by run-ruling cross-county rival David Emanuel Academy 12-4 in five innings.
The Statesboro Blue Devils' game against Wayne County, originally scheduled for today, hasd been moved to Saturday at 1 p.m., at Womack Field, due to factors involving weather and the scheduling of officials.
Statesboro battled hard throughout the regular season to earn a top seed in the Region 3-AAAA tournament and showed why they deserved to be the favorites, demolishing Cross Creek in a 7-0 blowout Wednesday afternoon at Womack Field.
For the first time since the 2009 season, Statesboro's baseball team will host a postseason contest.
AUGUSTA - The Statesboro Blue Devils put up huge numbers on Wednesday in the opening day of the Region 3-AAAA meet at Cross Creek in Augusta.
When the Statesboro Blue Devils have a big game on the calendar, figuring out who to send to the mound is becoming a pretty easy decision.
On April 26, Southeast Bulloch will welcome its 20th class into the athletic hall of fame as the school holds its annual banquet and induction ceremony.
Southeast Bulloch's senior girls made it a career sweep, winning a fourth consecutive region championship at the Region 1-AAA track and field meet Tuesday in Brooklet.
Statesboro capped a stellar regular season on the baseball diamond, defeating Calvary Day by a score of 13-3 in six innings Monday night at Mill Creek Regional Park.
It's been an up-and-down season for the oft-injured Lady Blue Devils of Statesboro, but the picture is clear as the Region 3-AAAA soccer tournament begins today.
BROOKLET - Saturday, Southeast Bulloch will welcome its 20th class into the athletic hall of fame as the school holds its annual banquet and induction ceremony.
In its final sub-region game of the season against South Effingham, Statesboro needed to come up big.
SAVANNAH - Drew Rushing mowed down 10 Islands batters and allowed only two hits as the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets earned a 5-0 shutout on the road Friday.
An offense-heavy first half gave way to a defensive second half, but Hector Angeles's strike from 15 yards out proved to be the decisive goal in Statesboro's 3-2 victory over Savannah Arts Tuesday at Womack Field.
BROOKLET - In the first day of the Region 3-A track and field meet on Southeast Bulloch's campus, the Portal Panthers were in top form as for individuals clinched a spot in sectional competition.
As soccer's regular season winds down this week, the Statesboro boys are hoping that there is still plenty of action laying ahead of them.