With one week remaining in the regular season, there are still some seeding questions lingering for area football teams. That said, things are much clearer than they were just one week ago.
Bulloch County basketball fans can get themselves a sneak peak at the upcoming high school hoops season as Statesboro hosts Portal Saturday evening. The junior varsity squads will tip off at 6 p.m. with the varsity teams sche,duled to start around 7:30 p.m.
AMERICUS – Big plays helped Southland Academy run away with a 37-7 victory over Bulloch Academy in a key GISA Region 1-AAA battle here Friday night.
For the second consecutive season, Statesboro went from a potential Region 3-AAAA championship game appearance to a must-win play-in game in the span of one night.
BROOKLET - With the puddles collecting all over the field, the sheets of rain pouring down for three quarters and players on both sides losing their footing, one thing was immediately apparent.
PORTAL - For a quarter, it looked as though the Portal Panthers may be able to keep the game close against heavily favored Calvary.
You can throw the records out when Statesboro and Wayne County get together tonight at Womack Field.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets officially punched their ticket into the Class AAA state playoffs last week, but there is still plenty of work to be done.
In their last four games, the Portal Panthers have alternated wins and losses. If the trend holds, they're due for a win tonight.
Bulloch Academy will travel 3½ hours to Americus today to face Southland Academy in an important GISA Region 1-AAA contest.
With its first state playoff since 2003 just one win away, Metter found itself in a 13-0 hole against McIntosh County Academy.
BROOKLET - The Bulloch County area is no stranger to witnessing impressive rushing performances each fall. Statesboro's power wishbone attack routinely chews up yardage while runners in Bulloch Academy's option system are no stranger to breaking loose on dozens of huge plays throughout the season. But this year, fans need to make the journey down to Brooklet to find one of the most impressive runners in all of Georgia. Tyler Epps ...
For two months, every Statesboro win has been mitigated by the fact that - due to a quirky Region 3-AAAA design - the Blue Devils weren't any closer to reaching the state playoffs. Even as the Devils have run off eight consecutive wins and have climbed to No. 5 in the Class AAAA poll, the region championship and the state tournament have always seemed to be some far off speck in the distance. ...
BROOKLET – The wait is over. After a 10-year absence from the state playoffs, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will returning to the postseason this year following their 42-21 win over Beach High School Friday night at Fred Shaver Field. "We're happy for our players, we're happy for our school and we're happy for our community," SEB Head Coach Pat Collins said. As they've done all season, the Yellow Jackets dominated the second quarter, outscoring ...
GUYTON - The fifth-ranked Statesboro Blue Devils found themselves in a new position as they faced a 14-7 deficit at halftime of a vital Region 3-AAAA contest against South Effingham Friday night.
AUGUSTA - Two plays into Friday's Region 3-AAAA play-in game, the Statesboro Blue Devils found themselves trailing Glenn Hills 6-0.
PORTAL - Trailing by five with 5:45 remaining, Portal needed to go 80 yards to score the go-ahead touchdown in the Panthers' final game of the season.
BAXLEY - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets traveled to Baxley to face the Appling County Pirates on Friday, with a potential region title on the line. The Yellow Jackets fell short 42-21 and finish third in the final Region 1-AAA standings for 2013.
BELLVILLE - All week long, Bulloch Academy's coaching staff had warned their players about Pinewood Christian Academy quarterback Dalton Johnson.
The do-or-die portion of the season begins a week early for the Statesboro Blue Devils as they make the trip up to Augusta tonight to take on Glenn Hills in the Region 3-AAAA play-in round.
BROOKLET - No matter what Southeast Bulloch does in tonight's game against Appling County in Baxley, the Yellow Jackets know that they're headed to the Class AAA state playoffs.
Georgia Southern vs. Furman, Statesboro vs. Wayne County, Portal vs. Metter, Southeast Bulloch vs. Screven County - great rivalries help players get motivated for great games.
For the Portal Panthers, tonight's game is a chance to end a disappointing season with a win for the seniors and a chance to build momentum as they prepare to enter the offseason.
Last Friday saw the Southeast Bulloch football team take on Tattnall County in driving wind and rain. Thanks to junior linebacker Isaiah Francois, it was still smooth sailing for the Yellow Jackets.