Senior James Brack scored on both offense and defense as classmate John Harden broke into the record book twice in Bulloch Academy's 40-7 thrashing of Robert Toombs Christian Academy Friday night at Gator Alley. Brack, a linebacker, picked off a Justin Brinson pass on the first play of the second quarter and took it in from 21 yards out for a score. In the third quarter, Brack, a reserve wide receiver, caught a ...
METTER - The Portal Panthers had enough left over for one second-half push, but their 17-play, six-minute, 20 second, 57-yard drive stalled at the Metter 5-yard line as they fell 13-7 Friday at the hands of the Tigers in The Jungle.
BROOKLET - Pat Collins teaches math. So the Southeast Bulloch head coach had little trouble figuring out Friday night's results.
In a game that promised to have two talented teams squaring off in a playoff-type atmosphere, this one more than lived up to the billing.
It may still be early, but each week brings Statesboro face to face with another playoff-caliber opponent.
BROOKLET - Last week was a cause for celebration, but now it's right back to business.
Speed and deception will be the main weapons tonight at Gator Alley when Bulloch Academy hosts Robert Toombs Christian Academy.
SYLVANIA - No one is perfect, but on the mound, Marla Thompson is frighteningly close. Thompson allowed just two hits and faced just one over the minimum as Screven County cruised to a 6-0 victory over Region 3-AA rival Southeast Bulloch Thursday evening in Sylvania.
BA's Lewis is running wild Lestonz Lewis sure knows how to make a first impression. Competing for Bulloch Academy for the first time last Friday, Lewis racked up 164 yards on the ground and notched two long touchdown runs as the Gators rolled to a 59-22 win over David Emanuel Academy. "It was a lot of fun for me," said Lewis. "Honestly, I wasn't used to carrying the ball that much, but ...
It may have only been one win, but Statesboro's win over Brunswick in last Friday's 2010 season opener settled some old scores, answered some new questions, and has set the tone for what the Blue Devils hope will be another great year.
BROOKLET - Many people thought that getting Southeast Bulloch's football program turned around would be a slow and grueling process.
After a rough 2009, many teams from around the area are off to a great start in the 2010 season.
BROOKLET - Pitching and defense ruled the day, but Southeast Bulloch was able to wake up the bats just in time to rally for a 4-3 win over Portal Monday afternoon in Brooklet.
Youth and inexperience can sometimes compliment maturity and experience quite nicely.
After a long day of softball, one tough game remained, but Screven County dug deep and pulled out a 3-2 victory over South Effingham to clinch the Gold bracket title of the Bash in the Boro Saturday night at Mill Creek Regional Park.
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 ...