PORTAL - With postseason implications abound, Michael Peel came up with his best performance yet.
WAYNESBORO – The Bulloch Academy Gators faced a giant in Edmund Burke Academy, and came away with an 11-5 win down the street from the Masters Friday.
With the region schedule heating up and the number of remaining games winding down, teams everywhere are hoping to play their cards right. For Statesboro, there is always the option of throwing out its ace in the hole.
As the Region 2-AAAA track and field meet draws closer, everyone is trying to achieve that one great run when it matters most.
Portal is making a late run in Region 3-A play – thanks in large part to Nolan Clark.
Statesboro got a huge win Tuesday night in Jesup, defeating Wayne County - ranked No. 1 in AAAA - by a score of 6-3.
TWIN CITY - It was a pitcher's duel early and a slugfest late, and when the dust had cleared, Portal was able to hang on for an 11-7 win over Emanuel County Institute Tuesday night at Joe Harvey Field.
Anyone facing the Metter pitching staff knows that they are in for a long day, but the at-bats can be rather short when facing Tiger ace Pete Nagel.
Catcher Justin Mee wasn't about to let John Eddie Hodges take a loss.
METTER – The Metter Tigers shut down the most powerful offense in Region 3B-A with a 7-0 shutout of Telfair County Friday.
The Jenkins County JROTC Precision Drill Team traveled to Fort Gordon March 27 to compete in an 85 school, all-classification, State Championship Drill Meet. The War Eagle Drill Team competed in eight events, placing in the top five in six of eight events, and won a State Championship in both the Male and Female Divisions. Jenkins County, the defending State Champion in the Female Armed Squad, came up short to a strong Pebblebrook team finishing second in this event. The girls did not let this distract them from their goal, as they marched back to finish first in the Unarmed ...
PORTAL – It was a night-and-day difference between two pitching staffs.
SYLVANIA - After a shaky first inning, Screven County bounced back to pile on the runs and secure a 10-3 victory over Statesboro Wednesday night in Sylvania.
The Metter Lady Tigers (6-0) got another win with a 5-0 sweep against Johnson County.
Daniel Griffin had a hand in a pair of huge wins for Screven County on the baseball diamond this week.
The Bulloch Academy Gators suffered a rare down year on the football field last fall, missing out on the state playoffs for the first time in a decade.
BROOKLET - When basketball season began back in November, the Southeast Bulloch boys had a clear goal.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch's baseball season got off to a bit of a shaky start as a few untimely errors proved to be the difference in a 7-3 Savannah Christian victory Wednesday night.
SOPERTON - The Portal Panthers' reign atop Region 3-A came to an end after nearly three years Tuesday night as Treutlen claimed a 68-62 victory in the region's tournament championship game.
SOPERTON - The Claxton girls erased an eight-point deficit in a thrilling semifinal win Monday night, but couldn't make lightning strike twice.
MARTINEZ - John Milledge Academy had a surge of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and held off Bulloch Academy 68-63 on Tuesday in the first round of the GISA Region 4-AAA tournament at Augusta Prep.
Winter weather brought most of Bulloch County to a standstill last week.
The Bulloch Academy middle school Lady Gators won their region title Tuesday, completing the season with a perfect record after a 32-17 win over Thomas Jefferson.
SOPERTON - The Portal girls have been the Cinderella story of the Region 3-A tournament, but midnight finally struck Monday night.
SOPERTON - After Portal received a big scare in its Region 3-A tournament opener last weekend, the Panthers didn't allow for nearly as much drama Monday afternoon.
AUGUSTA - The Richmond Academy and Statesboro girls basketball teams went almost two weeks withoutplaying a game.
SOPERTON -Throughout the first three quarters of Saturday's Region 3-A tournament quarterfinal between Savannah Christian and Portal, it seemed as if Savannah Christian could do no wrong.
SAVANNAH - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets lost to New Hampstead 51-44 on Saturday in the consolation game of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
Winter weather threw a wrench into Statesboro High's Boots in the Boro soccer tournament, but at least some of the games will go on.
SOPERTON - The final brackets for the Class A public school state playoffs won't be known until the middle of next week, but Portal is making a strong case to make the field for a second consecutive season.