PORTAL - The weather has finally cooled down, but the Portal Panthers are heating up.
BROOKLET - It's the end of the road for Southeast Bulloch, and while this season won't feature any playoffs, there is still one more game to play.
The Region 2-AAAA title is on the line, so it must be time for another game between Statesboro and Brunswick.
In the biggest game of the season, Shavez Mincey came out with one of his best performances yet.
It's a great accomplishment to finish second in the state at a cross country meet.
The final week of the regular season is already here, and eight of the 13 teams in Region 3-A will take the field this week with a chance to advance to the GHSA Class A state playoffs.
PORTAL - In the end, a game that had it all came down to one kick.
Statesboro knew exactly what it needed to do and the outcome was never in doubt.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch has run the gauntlet of brutal region games for most of the last two months, but tonight offers the Yellow Jackets another crack at getting their third win of the season.
Statesboro coach Steve Pennington is fond of the belief that the most important game is always the one at hand.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers held a bonfire Thursday night as part of the school's homecoming festivities. The Panthers would like to stay hot against Treutlen in their final home game of the season.
Bulloch Academy has put together a very solid season on the football field, but the Gators are going to need to keep winning and get a little help to boot if they want to play on into the postseason.
WINDER - The Jenkins County junior ROTC mixed division Raider Team defended its All-Classification State Championship from 2009 last Saturday at Fort Yargo State Park in Winder by defeating 28 teams from across Georgia in five separate events.
At the beginning of SEB's softball season, the Lady Yellow Jackets saw that they would be one of the youngest teams in the region.
As the 2010 season began, Claxton was searching for a replacement for departed All-Region running back Jamalcolm Morgan.
A season that started in the oppressive heat of August is cranking up the pressure just as the temperatures are cooling off.
Bulloch Academy pounded out 21 hits in two games to overpower Westwood Monday at Gator Alley in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA softball playoffs.
Bulloch Academy scored 23 unanswered points in the second quarter to break open a tight game to defeat the Brentwood Eagles 36-12 Friday night.
Allatoona 62, Alexander 21
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch Head Coach Pat Collins promised his 4-year-old daughter he would do a cartwheel after the Yellow Jackets won a game. Through the first four games of the season, he didn't have the opportunity to fulfill that promise.
CLAXTON - Quarterback Cornelious Taylor led the Claxton Tigers up and down the field and Portal couldn't keep up, as the Panthers fell 31-14 Friday in the Region 3A-A opener for both teams at the Pecan Grove.
DOUGLAS - An already rough season for Statesboro sustained another body blow Friday night as No. 5 Coffee dismantled the Blue Devils by a count of 35-7.
Despite the rough start to the season, Southeast Bulloch's dreams of reaching the state playoffs are within reach, but that journey starts tonight as the Yellow Jackets open subregion play against Beach High School.
In football, it's rare to find sympathy for a struggling team.
PORTAL - A cat fight is in store tonight as the Portal Panthers make the short trip to the Pecan Grove to take on the Claxton Tigers in each team's sub-region opener.
Three steps forward and two steps backward.
In addition to being one of the most electrifying players in the area, Claxton's Zach Grant has dealt with a bit more adversity than the average high school senior.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets only had one senior to honor on Senior Night, but they went out with a bang anyway, topping Calvary Day 3-2 in the final regular-season game of the year.
Statesboro's softball team is in a bit of an unfamiliar position, but one they're glad to be a part of.
BROOKLET - As volleyball's regular season enters its home stretch, Southeast Bulloch is looking to prove that last year's postseason run was no fluke.