After 90 minutes of solid play from both sides, a pair of big plays proved to be the difference as Lakeside, Evans came away with a hard-earned 2-0 victory over the Statesboro girls Friday evening at Womack Field.
Twelve years and stronger than ever.
Bulloch Academy christened its newly-renovated baseball field Friday afternoon with a 5-4 victory over Westminster of Augusta.
Hosting a track meet for the thirs time this season, the Statesboro Blue Devils boys (125 points) and girls (119 points) squads both placed first in a meet featuring SHS, Wayne County, Appling County and Portal on Thursday.
PORTAL - The Jenkins County bats were on fire Tuesday evening as the Eagles breezed to a 16-6 victory over Portal in six innings at Franklin Coleman Memorial Field.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Lady Gamecocks defeated Southeast Bulloch 4-0 back in February at SEB, and the Lady Yellow Jackets got their revenge.
The Southeast Bulloch girls took on 13 other track and field programs from around the state Saturday at Georgia Southern, and when all was said and done, the Lady Jackets were the proud owners of first place at the eighth annual Plankenhorn Invitational.
Statesboro's 91 points were enough to run away from the competition in the boys meet Thursday at Womack Field, and the 128-point performance by the Lady Devils was good for first on the girls' side.
BROOKLET - The high-flying Southeast Bulloch offense was in full effect Friday night as it rolled to a 4-1 win over Dodge County at Fred Shaver Field.
BROOKLET - For the last seven years, track and field programs from all over the state have flocked to Southeast Bulloch to compete in the Plankenhorn Invitational. The event - which commemorates the life of Derrick Plankenhorn, an SEB runner who passed away February 19, 2003 - has become one of the most recognized in the state and will have a few changes in its eighth year.
This season, the Southeast Bulloch boys soccer team has its sights set on the postseason.
Another tennis season has culminated in another sub-region title for the Screven County girls, and Sydnee Weaver is setting the pace for the Lady Gamecocks.
The Bulloch Academy baseball team is looking to improve on last season's playoff success, and to do so, it will rely on one of its most familiar faces.
After being victimized by the big inning multiple times this season, Statesboro finally turned the tables.
SYLVANIA - Screven County hosted Telfair and Vidalia Saturday in a three-team tennis tournament, sweeping the day.
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.
For the second straight game, Bulloch Academy will be keying on a player who wears the number 5 on his jersey. But BA head coach Terence Hennessy hopes it goes better than it did last week.
DUBLIN - Bulloch Academy freshman Kyle Samuels was the only Bulloch Academy runner, varsity or middle school, to finish in the Top 10 of the Trinity Christian Crusader Cross Country Invitational Tuesday.