The Statesboro baseball team has endured its ups and downs throughout the 2012 season, but no one should dismiss them until the final out.
After a long season of competition, Southeast Bulloch High School's girls track and field team proved once again that it was the class of its region.
With last week's dramatic comeback win over Evans clinching it a spot in the Region 2-AAAA baseball playoffs this weekend, all that was left for Statesboro High School's regular season was to wrap things up with a win on Senior Night.
When Southeast Bulloch's J.D. Smith took the hill in Sylvania on Tuesday, the task at hand was clear. Win, and the Yellow Jackets would take the sub-region title and strike a blow to their chief rivals in Screven County. Lose, and the road to the state playoffs would get much tougher.
Southeast Bulloch High School's girls track and field team produced a total team effort en route to winning its second consecutive Region 3-AA track and field championship in Dublin on Tuesday.
It was Senior Day at Bulloch Academy but a senior from the other team stole the show.
The South Georgia Elite, coached by Jon Dasher, won the Fury Fantasm, hosted by the South Georgia Fury, on March 24 in Stilson. Front row, left to right, are Ansley Donaldson and Ben Dasher; second row, left to right, are Kristin Allen, Callie Thompson, Hannah Fox, Maggie Greer and Hannah Dasher. Third row, left to right, are Erin Howard, Abigail Bland, Brooke Russell, Alivia Collins and Es Espitia.
The South Georgia Fury competed in the NSA fastpitch softball Easter Eggstravaganza tournament Saturday in Brunswick. The 12U (above) won its division, and the 14U finished third. Front row, left to right, are Emma Britt and Meghan Judy. Second row, left to right, are Madelyn Fennell, Faith Oglesby, Jade Hoyle, Emily Barnard and Madison Fields. Third row, left to right, are coach Stephen Hoyle, Sydney Stansell, Natalie Rushing, Faith Reddick, Blair Chapman, Lauren Hardin and coach Frank Britt. In the back row is coach Bubba Fields.
Bulloch Academy's girls soccer team defeated Frederica Academy, 5-4, in a non-region game Tuesday at Bulloch Academy.
Last season, the boys and girls soccer squads at Statesboro High were forced to the sidelines to look on as the postseason began. With the addition of a handful of noted soccer powers into Region 2-AAAA, the Blue Devils teams - which had both advanced to the 2010 state playoffs - couldn't keep pace and didn't qualify for the playoffs.
With their respective region meets looming on the schedule next week, the track and field teams of Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch both built up a head of steam heading into the postseason.
Bulloch Academy flexed its track and field muscles Wednesday in a seven-team meet that served as a warm-up for next week's region action.
Every pitcher starts off each game with the intent of bringing home a win. Sometimes, they do a little better.
Statesboro High School junior Sarah Brown has done a great job of keeping soccer balls out of the Lady Blue Devils' net this season.
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