After a solid regular season, the Metter Tigers set their sights on an appearance in the Georgia High School Association state baseball playoffs this afternoon as they host Johnson County in the Region 3-A playoffs.
It's been a rough season for Statesboro baseball, but the Blue Devils put a silver lining on their year with a 7-6 win over Evans on Friday night at Mill Creek Regional Park in the last game of their Region 2-AAAA schedule.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets continued to roll, defeating Bryan County by a score of 10-2 Thursday night in a non-region matchup.
AUGUSTA - The Screven County Lady Gamecocks (21-2) cruised past Dodge County Thursday at the Fleming Tennis Complex to make it to the Region 3-AA championship, but fell to Bleckley County in the finals to clinch the No. 2 seed in the GHSA Class AA state playoffs.
You always want to do well in your final home event of the season.
BROOKLET - After a pair of recent discouraging losses, it seemed like the state playoff hopes of the Southeast Bulloch girls were fading.
John Milledge Academy pitcher Cody Wood performed well on both sides of the ball, leading the visitors from Milledgeville to an 8-0 victory over Bulloch Academy in GISA Region 4-AAA action Monday at Gator Alley.
AUGUSTA - The Screven County Lady Gamecocks (17-2) earned the No. 1 seed in the Region 3-AA Tournament Monday with wins over Jefferson County and Swainsboro at the Fleming Tennis Complex.
The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets defeated Jefferson County 12-8 Friday in subregion play.
Statesboro isn't headed to the state playoffs, but it ended the 2011 season on a high note as it notched a dominating 6-1 victory over South Effingham Thursday night at Womack Field.
After a recent spurt in region play, Statesboro ventured out of the confines of its normal rivals and suffered a setback, falling to Alexander out of Atlanta by a score of 10-1 Wednesday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
The Statesboro High School Iron Devils Weightlifting Team won the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association State Weight Lifting Championship March 25 in a meet held in Hawkinsville.
SYLVANIA - In a showdown of teams that entered Friday unbeaten in Region 3-AA play, it was Southeast Bulloch that came out on top, erasing a three-run deficit midway through the game and pulling away late for a 10-7 victory over rival Screven County.
Both Bulloch Academy boys' and girls' junior varsity track teams won a rain-shortened, multi-team meet Thursday at Gator Alley.
After an uneventful first half, the Statesboro girls exploded in the final 40 minutes, scoring all of their goals in a 7-1 rout of Southeast Bulloch Thursday night at Womack Field.
PORTAL - If the waiting is the hardest part, the Portal Panthers have done the easy part.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets rushed for 321 yards but unfortunately, with a spot in the GHSA Class AAA playoffs on the line, it wasn't enough.
It seemed as if Statesboro caught every tough break it could catch throughout the 2014 season.
It's a strange situation for Statesboro to know exactly when and where its football season will be ending.
BROOKLET - According to Southeast Bulloch head coach Pat Collins, his team is in 'Week 0' of the state playoffs.
There aren't many two-win teams around the state playing tonight with a chance to make the postseason on the line.
Last Spring when Bulloch Academy head coach Terence Hennessy was announced as the new head football coach at Bulloch Academy, he told his players that one of his goals for the squad was to make the GISA Class AAA state playoffs.
One of the big objectives in Southeast Bulloch's defensive scheme is stopping the run.
The NCAA Bowl Championship Series - comprised of its various polls and computer rankings - is now a thing of the past, but an equally confusing postseason selection algorithm is still alive and well in Georgia.
The stone clubhouse at Sheshan International should have a plaque that says, "Tiger Woods was here."
Adairsville 63, Coahulla Creek 3
Pinewood scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to upend Bulloch Academy on Senior Night and win the GISA Region 2-AAA crown at Gator Alley Friday night.
PORTAL - On senior day, the Portal Panthers didn't go down without a fight.
BROOKLET - After an 0-4 start to the 2014 season, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are now one step away from earning their second consecutive trip to the state Class AAA playoffs.
BRUNSWICK - It seems all too fitting that terror ruled the night on Halloween.