METTER - Deetra Williams scored 11 points to lead Claxton to a 63-34 victory over Metter in a Region 3A-A girls basketball game Tuesday night.
Bulloch Academy travelled to the GISA state wrestling tournament in Macon looking forward to a weekend of tough competition and a chance to be crowned the top team in the state.
Earlier in the week, every member of the Statesboro High School boys basketball team suffered the worst loss of his high school career. The 80-34 pummeling at the hands of Effingham County was humbling, but the Blue Devils weren't about to let one loss lead to another.
Bulloch Academy seniors Haley Burke, Taylor Collins and Amelia Akins shone during Senior Night to help lift the Lady Gators past Augusta Prep, 50-36, on Friday night.
CLAXTON - Labron Glover scored 16 points, Kelsey Wilkerson added 12 points and Zenas Moore had 11 points as Claxton beat Savannah Country Day, 52-37, in a Region 3A-A boys basketball game Friday night. The Tigers improved to 14-5, 8-1.
BROOKLET - Tony Boyd scored 15 points to lead Jefferson County to a 62-53 victory over Southeast Bulloch in a Region 3A-AA boys basketball game Friday night.
CLAXTON - Polly Murray scored 16 points, Whitney Ponder had 13 points and her twin sister, Brittney, added 10 points in Claxton's 53-38 victory over Savannah Country Day in a Region 3A-A girls basketball game Friday night. The Lady Tigers improved to 16-5, 7-2.
BROOKLET - Nira Byrd scored 18 points, Chelsea Oglesby added 13 points and Jasmine Roberts had 11 points to pace Southeast Bulloch to a 53-37 victory over Jefferson County in a Region 3A-AA girls basketball game Friday night. The Lady Yellow Jackets improved to 10-10, 5-3.
After a dominating season on the mats, the Bulloch Academy wrestling team now finds itself just one step short of the mountaintop.
Statesboro's Freddie Burden, center, is joined by his parents Willie (left) and Velma (right), and by his older brother, Willie, Jr., as he signs a letter of intent to play football for Georgia Tech. Burden was an integral part of Statesboro's Region 2-AAAA championship team this season, making the all-state team as a tight end. Burden intends to become a center for Georgia Tech.
Statesboro's Reggie Owens, center, signs a letter of intent while family members watch. After patrolling the Statesboro linebacking corps, Owens is off to South Carolina State to continue his career on the football field. "It's an incredible feeling," Owens said. "It's really hard to describe. I'm going to miss Statesboro and playing with my brothers here, but I also can't wait to get started at South Carolina State."
Portal's Joseph Lockley, center, is joined by family members as he signs his letter of intent to play football for Georgia State University. This season, Lockley was one of the most valuable players for the Panthers in all aspects of the game. He anchored both the offensive and defensive lines, and even provided his services as the team's kicker for one of the smallest schools in the state.
Southeast Bulloch's Jamal Johnson, center, is joined by (L-R): mother Sophia Johnson, SEB athletic director Jack Webb, SEB football coach Pat Collins, and father David Johnson as he signs a letter of intent to play for Georgia Southern. After numerous accolades and honors garnered during his high school career, moving on to play with the Eagles is a dream come true, Johnson said.
Statesboro's Michael Summers, center, is surrounded by family as he signs a letter of intent to play football at Georgia Tech on Wednesday morning in the Statesboro High auditorium. After starting his career in Statesboro at the middle school level, Summers left for Benedictine Military School before transferring to Statesboro for his final two seasons. Summers made an immediate impact for the Blue Devils.
For nearly the entirety of her tenure at Claxton, Polly Murray has been the beginning and end of all discussions on Lady Tiger basketball. Now in her senior season, Murray continues to be a standout player and has her team on the rise as well.
Adairsville 63, Gordon Central 15
MILLEDGEVILLE - John Milledge used its size to shove around Bulloch Academy in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA state playoffs at Ted S ...
BROOKLET - One year after falling to Appling County with a state playoff spot on the line, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets found themselves in the ...
The tension was palpable in the final game of the season for Statesboro High School against longtime rivals Effingham County.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch cross country runner Quinn Pitts is as humble as they come, which is pretty impressive considering his recent accomplishments.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets enter tonight's Region 1-AAA play-in game on a five game winning streak. They'll need to make it ...
Bulloch Academy is in a relatively simple situation tonight when they travel to Milledgeville for the opening round of the GISA Class AAA state playoffs.
It has been quite the roller coaster ride for the Portal Panthers in their 2015 football season. Before the start of the season the squad ...
It was a tumultuous season for the Blue Devils in 2015, but it all ends today with a subregion matchup against Effingham County.
Former Southeast Bulloch head football coach Fred Shaver keeps himself busy these days. If he's not at his local Kiwanis club meeting, you can ...
Adairsville 49, Coahulla Creek 3
BELLVILLE - The Bulloch Academy charged into its annual rivalry game with Pinewood Christian thinking about pulling an upset, but a late first half miscue came ...
It was a bittersweet taste left in the mouths of senior Statesboro High School football players Friday night in a sub-region game against Glynn Academy ...
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch finds itself with a nice problem to have. With their win over Jenkins last week, the Yellow Jackets have secured the number ...
PORTAL - Time is winding down for the Portal Panthers 2015 season. The year started off a little rocky, however, the Panthers have continued to improve ...