ALBANY – Bulloch Academy senior Kelcie Jacobs wanted just two things as she toed the starting line in the Class AA girls' 1600-meter run Thursday.
BROOKLET – The golf season has wound its way down to just 16 more teams in each classification, and the Southeast Bulloch girls are one of the final schools standing in the hunt for the AA state title.
Earlier this week, Bulloch Academy clinched a No. 2 seed in the GISA state baseball playoffs, and junior pitcher Walker Blitch has been driving the Gators all the way.
Raven Thomas stole the show, qualifying for state in four different events and earning the high-point honors at the Region 2-AAAA track and field meet Saturday at Statesboro High.
SYLVANIA – The Screven County girls tennis team stayed hot Tuesday afternoon, sweeping Cook it the second round of the GHSA state playoffs.
MACON – Three teams and three state trophies.
SYLVANIA – Screven County scored four in the first inning and never looked back, taking down Bleckley County by a score of 10-3 to notch a sweep in the opening round of the Region 3-AA tournament Monday evening.
AUGUSTA - The Bulloch Academy Gators clinched the GISA Region 2-AA No. 2 seed with a 7-04 win Monday on the road against Curtis Baptist.
One contest was a blowout and the other was decided by the slimmest of margins, but each ended with the same result.
The Jenkins County boys won their seventh region title in eight years, and the Lady Eagles did well enough for a second place finish Friday afternoon at the Region 3-A track and field meet at Southeast Bulloch High School.
Edmund Burke Academy seemingly could do no wrong Friday in the GISA Region 2-AA baseball championship at Gator Alley.
BRUNSWICK – The Statesboro Blue Devils might have lost another Region 2-AAAA game Friday night at Brunswick, but the Blue Devils still didn't lose their chances of making the state playoffs this season.
The track and field girls of Southeast Bulloch crowned two region champions and will send five to the GHSA state meet after an overall fourth place finish at the Region 3-AA championships Thursday.
Heading into the 2010 season, the Statesboro boys soccer team wasn't quite sure what to expect from the goalkeeper position.
Two team region championship trophies, two high-point award winners, 25 individual region champions and 58 entries into the state meet.
BROOKLET - As fall practices begin throughout the state, few schools carry over as much momentum as the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch.
Students around the state are ready to get back to school, but 16 teams from around south Georgia are already on the softball diamond as Bulloch Academy hosted the first day of the third annual Miriam Burnette Memorial 'Striking out Alzheimer's' tournament Wednesday on the grounds of Georgia Southern University.
PORTAL - No matter the expectations, the preseason preparations rarely change for the Portal Panthers.
Putting answers next to preseason question marks and replacing departed seniors is an annual exercise for high school football teams everywhere.
The Bulloch Academy varsity softball team will do its part to bring an end to a horribly devastating disease by hosting the third annual Miriam Burnette Memorial "Striking Out Alzheimer's" softball tournament on July 30-31.
Barbara Conner, the backbone of Bulloch Academy for nearly 30 years, was recently inducted to the Georgia Independent School Association Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
BROOKLET - No matter the strategy of any football team, it's pretty likely that the team's head coach will preach special teams as one of the most important factors for success.
With Friday night's Fourth of July celebrations fresh in the minds of local residents, it's hard to believe that in just 50 days the midair explosions of fireworks will be replaced with the pad-crunching hard hits of Statesboro High football.
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