The Statesboro Blue Devils easily cleared their first postseason hurdle with an impressive 7-0 victory over Westover last week.
When the Portal Panthers take the football field this fall, they'll be playing for their fourth head coach in the last six seasons.
SWAINSBORO - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are moving past the first round of the state baseball playoffs for the first time in nearly two decades after sweeping a doubleheader from the Swainsboro Tigers Friday evening.
THOMSON - Ana Olsen sent a low cross to Stacy Elliot, who scored the game winner with 20 seconds left as the fourth-seeded Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets shocked No. 1 Thomson with a 2-1 win in the opening round of the GHSA Class AAA state playoffs on the road on Friday.
BROOKLET - Up until two years ago, Southeast Bulloch and Swainsboro could be counted on to be in the hunt for a Region 3-AA baseball title late in the season.
The Statesboro Blue Devil baseball team will be racking up a few extra miles than it had hoped to, but confidence is still brimming as the Class AAAA state playoff are set to begin.
When Bulloch Academy's girls soccer season kicked off at the beginning of March, the future didn't look incredibly bright.
The Statesboro Blue Devils began the Class AAAA playoffs in style, easily claiming a 7-0 opening round victory over Westover Tuesday evening at Womack Field.
METTER - The Statesboro High JROTC drill team topped Area 9 in the Region Championship drill meet on Tuesday, April 22, in Metter.
The Statesboro Blue Devils spent the entire regular season regularly rolling over competition before powering their way to a Region 3-AAAA championship last week.
MACON - Statesboro expected - and got - plenty of state track and field meet qualifiers during Saturday's sectionals in Thompson Stadium in Macon.
ALBANY - The foursome of Matt Sheppard, Christopher Williams, Daniel Hendrix and Dylan Stuckey had been leaving opponents in their wake all season long in the 4x400-meter relay.
Only the top eight teams in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletics Association remained in the hunt for a state softball title as Friday dawned.
ALBANY - Senior Chelsea Oglesby won her second straight Class AAA shot put state championship Friday during the second day of the GISA track and field championships at Hugh Mills Stadium.
Critical postseason matchups in baseball, soccer and track are on the minds of many schools right now, but softball is stealing the show at Trinity Christian School.
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.
The loss columns for both Bulloch Academy and First Presbyterian Christian Academy stand at '0' as the 2014 season kicks off at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Gator Alley, but each of the schools are looking to cast off losing streaks dating back to last fall.
Southeast Bulloch saw many years of constant losing and frustration fade into the mist last fall as it earned a spot in the state playoffs for the first time since 2003.