BRUNSWICK - For Statesboro, the third time was the charm. The Blue Devils (8-2) survived a furious second half rally and made a goal line stand to force overtime before putting away Brunswick 20-14 to clinch the Region 2-AAAA championship Friday at Glynn County Stadium. The win serves as a bit of vengeance for the Devils who saw the Pirates (7-3) clinch the region title at their expense in the regular season ...
It was the first time it had happened in seven years and it happened in a really, really big way.
BROOKLET-It wasn't the perfect ending to a long season, but it certainly wasn't terrible, either.
PORTAL – If what they say is true and "all's well that ends well," than all is certainly well in Portal.
When two historic rivals square off on the football field, the game holds a lot of meaning for players, fans and alums.
After nine weeks of play, it all comes down to this. Statesboro hits the road tonight to take on Brunswick for the Region 2-AAAA title and a No. 1 seed in the Georgia High School Association playoffs beginning next week. For the Blue Devils (7-2, 4-1 Region 2-AAAA) a win would secure their first region title since their state championship campaign in 2005. The Pirates (7-2, 5-0) are two-time defending region champs ...
PORTAL - The weather has finally cooled down, but the Portal Panthers are heating up.
BROOKLET - It's the end of the road for Southeast Bulloch, and while this season won't feature any playoffs, there is still one more game to play.
The Region 2-AAAA title is on the line, so it must be time for another game between Statesboro and Brunswick.
In the biggest game of the season, Shavez Mincey came out with one of his best performances yet.
It's a great accomplishment to finish second in the state at a cross country meet.
The final week of the regular season is already here, and eight of the 13 teams in Region 3-A will take the field this week with a chance to advance to the GHSA Class A state playoffs.
PORTAL - In the end, a game that had it all came down to one kick. There was a Statue of Liberty play. There was a fake Statue of Liberty play on a fake punt. There was a 300-yard passer and almost a 200-yard receiver. There was an interception return for a touchdown that brought the home crowd to its feet. And in the end, there was an upset. Portal managed to ...
Statesboro knew exactly what it needed to do and the outcome was never in doubt. With a sub-region title on the line, the Blue Devils were in top form. Statesboro scored on each of its first three drives and rolled to a 31-7 win over Greenbrier Friday night at Womack Field. "I think we had a pretty good feeling about this game for the last two weeks," said SHS coach Steve Pennington. "We ...
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch has run the gauntlet of brutal region games for most of the last two months, but tonight offers the Yellow Jackets another crack at getting their third win of the season.
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 ...