Bulloch Academy survived a wild fourth quarter to secure a 21-14 victory in a GISA Region 1-AAA battle against Pinewood Christian Academy.
DUBLIN - For a team that went 2-8 in 2011, everything is going Screven County's way.
The playoffs don't technically begin until next week, but it's do-or-die for the Statesboro Blue Devils from here on out.
Bulloch Academy's biggest rival invades the Westside Road fortress tonight, bent on spoiling both Senior Night and post-season plans.
BROOKLET - Win or lose, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will wrap up their most successful regular season in several years tonight as they host Appling County.
PORTAL - There's no denying that it has been a long, tough season for the Portal Panthers. Nine games into the season, the Panthers are still winless, but they hope to salvage at least one victory as they head to Gibson to take on Glascock County.
With a spot in the GISA state playoffs on the line last week, the Bulloch Academy Gators came up big. A 31-6 victory over Southland Academy clinched a top-4 finish for the Gators in their region and reserved a place in the postseason.
With just one more week of regular season action to go, the standings have shaken out and most teams from around the area have a good sense of where they are - or aren't - heading when the playoff brackets come out next week.
Bulloch Academy's big-play offense broke open a defensive struggle for a 31-6 homecoming victory over Southland Academy in GISA Region 1-AAA action at Gator Alley Friday night.
JESUP - In a game that shaped up to be a defensive struggle, it was the Statesboro defense that did most of the struggling.
SYLVANIA - Jeremy Johnson accounted for 208 total yards and five touchdowns to lead the Screven County Gamecocks to their first region championship in a decade Friday night, defeating the Josey Eagles 40-12 as members of the 2002 Gamecock state-champion squad watched from the stands.
Homecoming should be a great time in a high-school student's life and the Bulloch Academy Gators have had fun with dress-up days, class skits, helping the girls with powder-puff football practice and other school-spirit events this week.
The goals of the Statesboro Blue Devils rarely change.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets continue their quest for the state playoffs tonight as they travel to face the Battle Creek Warriors of Tattnall County tonight at 7:30 p.m.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers' rocky road has one more huge boulder laying in the way tonight as Portal heads to Savannah to take on No. 10 Calvary Day.
Basketball experienced somewhat of a renaissance in Bulloch County this season, as success was abound for many of the local programs.
Even on their best offensive day, the Portal boys still couldn't catch a break.
Pitching and defense have been a consistent bugaboo for Portal this season, and it reared it's head in one of the worst possible moments ...
The goal for the young Bulloch Academy girls' soccer team was to simply be better than the previous game.
43-degree air, frequent gusts of wind and a constant drizzle are conditions more resembling a match in London than Brooklet - but those were the conditions ...
Despite limited numbers and a smaller than usual turnout, Bulloch Academy still found a way to sweep the Gator Relays Saturday afternoon.
Southeast Bulloch's baseball team found a way to get by Islands 4-3 on the road to remain unbeaten in region play.
Six different players scored for Southeast Bulloch and the Yellow Jackets defeated Groves High, 6-3, Thursday at Garden City Stadium.
Portal's baseball season has been a rough go early on - losing six of their first seven games of the 2017 campaign.
Bright and early on a Thursday morning a familiar sight could be seen over by Beautiful Eagle Creek - even though it's a sight normally ...
BA head coach Matthew Meeks said in the preseason he thought this edition of BA soccer was good enough to challenge Frederica for the region ...
The Statesboro baseball team befell a peculiar situation Saturday, as it saw them play two games against two different teams in two different cities.
Clear skies and crisp 60 degree air made for picture perfect weather for soccer between Bulloch County's two largest high schools.
Games between Effingham County and Statesboro have always been physical. Even as the teams now play in different regions, the old rivalry seems to bubble ...
While the 1-4 start isn't what fans of Statesboro baseball were looking for in 2017, they were in for an encouraging surprise Monday night.
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