The following column was written by long-time Southeast Bulloch coach Mike Sparks about his thoughts on and experience with legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, who passed away Friday in Los Angeles at the age of 99.
Bulloch Academy pitcher Taylor Burke was selected to play for the Georgia Dugout Southeastern Senior All stars. The SE Team will be playing a number of games from June 3-6 in Rome at the Rome Braves Stadium. The Dugout All Stars are selected after being nominated and competing in tryouts. They are comprised of ball players from GHSA and GISA. Burke has signed to play for the Georgia Southern Eagles starting this fall.
DULUTH - Bulloch Academy seventh grader Dylan Stuckey won the gold medal in the 135-pound weight class in the middle-school division of the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) Georgia Folkstyle State wrestling tournament on May 22.
Statesboro Blue Devils football was back for a one-night spring showcase Friday at Womack Field in the annual Blue-White game, culminating two weeks of spring practice.
The newly-formed Bulloch Bandits Wrestling Club had a good showing in the Team Georgia/USA Wrestling freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling tournament on May 15 at Lithia Springs High School in Lithia Springs.
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.
PORTAL - The 2013 football season began with Trent Thomas trying to make a name for himself with his new Portal Panther teammates.
BROOKLET - The end of the 2013 softball season couldn't have left a worse taste in the mouths of the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets.
SYLVANIA - Two of Screven County's youngest baseball players got a taste of big league success earlier this month as 8-year old B.J. Carver and 9-year old Xander Kile were selected to travel to Westfield, Ind., to play with the Baseball Youth America team.
MILLEN - As another season of high school football gets underway, much will be written about players and how they will prepare for the schedule to come.
Coming off of its first losing season in 12 years and with a new head coach leading the ranks, it's clear that Bulloch Academy has plenty to strive for this season.
BROOKLET - As fall practices begin throughout the state, few schools carry over as much momentum as the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch.
Students around the state are ready to get back to school, but 16 teams from around south Georgia are already on the softball diamond as Bulloch Academy hosted the first day of the third annual Miriam Burnette Memorial "Striking out Alzheimer's" tournament Wednesday on the grounds of Georgia Southern University.
PORTAL - No matter the expectations, the preseason preparations rarely change for the Portal Panthers.
Putting answers next to preseason question marks and replacing departed seniors is an annual exercise for high school football teams everywhere.
The Bulloch Academy varsity softball team will do its part to bring an end to a horribly devastating disease by hosting the third annual Miriam Burnette Memorial "Striking Out Alzheimer's" softball tournament on July 30-31.