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.
As the postseason draws near, teams will be turning to their top arms for do-or-die games.
Thirteen was a lucky number for Bulloch Academy's Taylor Burke Thursday.
BROOKLET -- Just as they did three weeks ago, Screven County and Southeast Bulloch matched up in a tight game. While SEB came up just short in penalty kicks in Sylvania, the Lady Yellow Jackets got a measure of revenge Thursday evening, rallying late for a 3-2 victory at Fred Shaver Field.
DUBLIN – The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets defeated Vidalia 3-2 Wednesday at the Region 3-AA tournament hosted by Dublin to advance to Thursday's region championship round.
GCSU is one of the premier programs in Division II, and the winning tradition established by coach Terry Sellers is what attracted Paul Son to the school.
The upstart softball team at East Georgia College added more local flavor as Portal's Ariel Lanier signed with the Bobcats Thursday afternoon.
Alex Hendricks signed a letter of intent to play golf for Wofford College.
Bulloch Academy flexed its track and field muscles Wednesday in the dress rehearsal for next week's Region 2-AA championships.
The regular season has come and passed, and the Bulloch Academy doubles team of Kate Anna Akins and Mary Catherine Spigener is still unbeaten.
When one player single-handedly outscores an opponent, it's no wonder that the team is on a hot streak.
MACON - Bulloch Academy shook off some opening-game jitters to bounce Brookwood from the first round of the GISA Class AAA state tournament with a sluggish 54-33 win Wednesday night at Tattnall Square's gym.
PORTAL - The state playoffs usually find powerful teams running into each other for the first time.
CLAXTON - The Lady Tigers entered Wednesday's Class A state quarterfinal against Emanuel County Institute aiming to take the next step after last year's squad fell short in the same round.
When the 2012-13 season began, the Portal Panthers had just one Final Four appearance in school history and were coming off of back-to-back first round exits in the state playoffs.
PORTAL - With a loss in last week's Region 3-A championship game, the Portal Panthers dropped from a potential top seed in the Class A state tournament all the way to the No. 6 slot.
As the GISA Class AAA get underway tonight, it's plain to see that the Lady Gators of Bulloch Academy should be considered a favorite to bring home a title.
CLAXTON - For all the pressure of a deep run into the state playoffs, things are looking like they always do for the Claxton girls.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets won their Region 1-AAA baseball opener, knocking off Brantley County 7-4 at home on Tuesday.
CLAXTON - The Lady Tigers of Claxton have faced off against region rival Portal four times this season. All four times, Claxton has been left standing after the dust settled.
Early rain postponed Friday's matchup between Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch. If the wait built up any anxiousness, the Blue Devils took it all out on their cross-county rivals with a 10-0 win Saturday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
The boys and girls squads of Portal and Claxton spent the entire regular season crafting impressive resumes. But a week full of bad weather, long road trips and surprising upsets has left the state playoff brackets jumbled as play begins this week.
MARTINEZ - Bulloch Academy used a lightning-quick fast break and dominated the defensive boards to pummel Pinewood Christian Academy 65-49 in the GISA Region 4-AAA girls' championship game here Friday.
SANDERSVILLE - An entire season's worth of hard work saw Southeast Bulloch make the state playoffs for the first time since the 2001 season, but the top-seeded Golden Hawks of Washington County saw to it that the Yellow Jackets' playoff stay was a brief one.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Statesboro Blue Devils assistant basketball and track coach Earl Donaldson, a Statesboro native, was named to the Claflin University Hall of Fame in a ceremony held on Feb. 7.
In the history of high school wrestling throughout the state of Georgia, Bulloch Academy's Mitchell Ball has put himself in the most elite company.