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.
Two weeks ago, the Screven County No. 1 doubles duo of Kelsey Forehand and Sydnee Weaver became the winningest tandem in school history with their victory over Southeast Bulloch on March 23.
On Tuesday, Portal traveled to Millen for a pair of games against Jenkins County. The junior varsity won 8-2 and the varsity won 17-5 in six innings.
SYLVANIA - Three times, Screven County came roaring back from behind. The Gamecocks dug themselves a two-run hole in the bottom of the ninth, but had enough left in the tank to pull out a 14-13 win over Swainsboro Tuesday night in Sylvania.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers weren't about to let a second straight season opener end in a tie.
Adairsville 52, Woodland Cartersville 28
STILLMORE - Bulloch Academy raced out to a 26-0 first-quarter lead and never looked back as the Gators trounced David Emanuel Academy 58-18 here Thursday night.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers ring in a new era as they host Josey tonight at 7:30 p.m. in their 2014 season opener and their first game under new head coach Jon Willoughby.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets enter the 2014 season with expectations of repeating - and building on - last year's trip to the state playoffs.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets got back in the win column after a seven-game winning streak was snapped on Wednesday, pounding Islands 8-0 Thursday at home.
Working hard in a non-airconditioned weight room over the summer helped Bulloch Academy's players excel in their 48-6 destruction of First Presbyterian of Hinesville last week.
Last season, Lanier Olliff emerged from spring practice as the favorite to take over quarterbacking duties for Bulloch Academy as a sophomore.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch suffered a setback Wednesday afternoon, falling to Richmond Hill by a count of 8-1 in a non-region matchup.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch notched its biggest win of the season Tuesday evening, cruising past Johnson of Savannah in a 16-0 rout in the first game of a doubleheader.
Football is a sport that prides itself on toughness. From the first day of rec-league practice to a pregame speech before the Super Bowl, coaches will preach staying strong, finishing the drill, and being determined to 'want it more' than the opponent.
A huge venue and a showcase stage created a great atmosphere for Statesboro's season opener, but a 12-0 loss to Burke County went a long way in dampening the Blue Devils' moods Saturday night in the 3rd annual Erk Russell Classic at Paulson Stadium.
Due to a shortened fall camp and a rained out scrimmage, Bulloch Academy had plenty of concerns heading into its season opener against First Presbyterian Christian Academy Friday night at Gator Alley.
The Statesboro Blue Devils will get their season started in style this evening as they match up with Burke County in an 8 p.m. kickoff to round out the third annual Erk Russell Classic at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.