Lexi Allen signs a letter of intent to play softball for Georgia Southern next season. A four year starter, Allen earned All-Region 3-A honors in each of the last three seasons. "This is like a dream come true," said Allen. "I've been playing softball since I was 10 and I'm grateful for the opportunity to keep playing. I've got a lot of friends and family who have helped me get here, so I'm glad that ...
SYLVANIA - They've been a part of four playoff teams at Screven County, advancing to the Elite Eight of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs three times, but now it's time for Marla Thompson, Tiffany Burns and Rochelle Schuman to go play at the next level.
After a few years spent toiling in the darkness, Corey Walker is helping Portal football climb back into the light.
The Southeast Bulloch football team may be done for the season, but their cheerleaders are still going strong.
Two students. When the Georgia Independent School Association reclassified schools for the 2010-11 season, those last two students were enough to bump Bulloch Academy from double-A to triple-A - the highest classification in the state. As the smallest school in its new home, Bulloch definitely had its work cut out. None of that has seemed to bother the Gators much. BA hit the ground running and picked up right where it ...
The All-Region 3-AA softball team was announced Monday, with seven area athletes making the cut.
What a difference a season makes. Statesboro entered fall camp just three months ago with more questions than answers. There was plenty of talent, but that threatened to be overwhelmed by the Blue Devils' abundance of youth and lack of experience. There were some growing pains along the way, but when the dust settled Friday night in Brunswick, it was Statesboro that was left standing atop Region 2-AAAA. "We won the ...
BRUNSWICK - For Statesboro, the third time was the charm. The Blue Devils (8-2) survived a furious second half rally and made a goal line stand to force overtime before putting away Brunswick 20-14 to clinch the Region 2-AAAA championship Friday at Glynn County Stadium. The win serves as a bit of vengeance for the Devils who saw the Pirates (7-3) clinch the region title at their expense in the regular season ...
It was the first time it had happened in seven years and it happened in a really, really big way.
BROOKLET-It wasn't the perfect ending to a long season, but it certainly wasn't terrible, either.
PORTAL – If what they say is true and "all's well that ends well," than all is certainly well in Portal.
When two historic rivals square off on the football field, the game holds a lot of meaning for players, fans and alums.
After nine weeks of play, it all comes down to this. Statesboro hits the road tonight to take on Brunswick for the Region 2-AAAA title and a No. 1 seed in the Georgia High School Association playoffs beginning next week. For the Blue Devils (7-2, 4-1 Region 2-AAAA) a win would secure their first region title since their state championship campaign in 2005. The Pirates (7-2, 5-0) are two-time defending region champs ...
PORTAL - The weather has finally cooled down, but the Portal Panthers are heating up.
BROOKLET - It's the end of the road for Southeast Bulloch, and while this season won't feature any playoffs, there is still one more game to play.
It's a postseason party and plenty of area teams are invited. Beginning this Friday, 192 teams throughout Georgia will begin a five-week sprint to claim one of seven GHSA state championships up for grabs. With six teams from Bulloch and its surrounding counties in the hunt, there should be plenty of thrilling football still on the schedule. Leading the charge into the postseason is grizzled playoff veteran Statesboro. The Blue Devils ...
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.