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.
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.
BROOKLET - Coming off a tough three-point loss to Bryan County last week, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will look to notch their first win of the season tonight as they face the undefeated Dodge County Indians at Fred Shaver Field.
The last time Statesboro carried an 0-2 record into its third game of the season, the members of the 2014 Blue Devils were in diapers - if they had even been born yet. A team with a history of excellence such as Statesboro means that rough starts like the last 0-2 beginning in 1998 won't come around very often.
The third time will be the charm for the Bulloch Academy defense against highly-touted tailbacks.
SAVANNAH - The Screven County Gamecocks continued in dominating fashion on Thursday, hammering Windsor Forest 36-8 at Memorial Stadium.
Heading into the season, first-year Bulloch Academy coach Terrance Hennessy made it clear that one of his players would do a lot of the heavy lifting while new starters and younger players adjusted to new schemes and varsity competition.
TWIN CITY - Bulloch Academy freshman Kyle Samuels clocked a 20:26 to win a multi-team cross-country meet on the sandy and shady trails of George L. Smith State Park Monday.
PORTAL - It was barely a contest Tuesday afternoon as Portal bats and gloves alike caught fire to blow Claxton out of the water.
Statesboro High will honor its 1964 football team on its 50th reunion on Sept. 26-27.
When speaking of high school football, plenty of people love to wax poetic.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers suffered their first setback of the season, falling 42-14 to Emanuel County Institute Friday night in the 36th meeting between the rival schools.
Bulloch Academy capitalized on three Gatewood fumbles and dominated the line of scrimmage to take a 33-7 victory over the visitors from Eatonton Friday night at Gator Alley.
Adairsville 35, Ringgold 0
BROOKLET - Most softball tournaments are scheduled for the preseason or for the region and state competitions, but down in Brooklet, an annual midseason tradition is about to renew itself.
PEMBROKE - In a battle of two teams searching for their first win of the season, it was Bryan County that came up with all of the big plays.
PORTAL - In football, no team can afford to be content.