MILLEDGEVILLE - It was just an ordinary shot in the paint, one like she's made dozens of times before.
All season long, Statesboro has looked for someone to score points in clutch spots. The Blue Devils got that Tuesday night as Zaquavian Smith scored 12 points to lead SHS to a 55-45 win over Glynn Academy in the Region 2-AAAA tournament. The Blue Devils advanced to play Ware County at 6:30 tonight.
The wins have been rolling in for the Bulloch Academy girls all season, but their latest victory is the school's biggest in 32 years.
PEMBROKE - Polly Murray scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and registered six assists to lead the Claxton High School girls basketball team to a 69-38 throttling of Wheeler County in a Region 3-A tournament game Wednesday night.
RICHMOND HILL - Alisia Jenkins scored 16 points, Anesha Drummer added 12 points, Sierra Kirkland chipped in 11 points and Shanikwa Buie had 10 points to help the Statesboro High School girls basketball team crush Wayne County, 60-37, in a Region 2-AAAA tournament game Wednesday night at Richmond Hill High School.
SAVANNAH - Statesboro High School's girls soccer team defeated Savannah Christian, 3-2, on Wednesday.
Claxton High School boys basketball player Labron Glover has been named the Region 3-A (East) Co-Player of the Year in a vote by the region's coaches.
RICHMOND HILL - Statesboro High School's boys basketball team defeated Glynn Academy, 55-45, in the Region 2-AAAA tournament Tuesday night.
SAVANNAH - Screven County High School's girls soccer team beat Groves, 5-1, in its season opener Monday night.
With winter slowly giving way to spring, it's time for the high school basketball postseason.
AUGUSTA - Bulloch Academy ended a 32-year drought Saturday night when the Lady Gators captured their first region basketball title since 1980 with a 42-30 victory over the Westminster Lady Wildcats.
STILLMORE – The Bulloch Academy junior-varsity boys' basketball team won the East Georgia Middle School Conference championship Feb. 4. In the tournament, which was held at David Emanuel Academy, the top-seeded Gators got a first-round bye, crushed Thomas Jefferson Academy, 52-17, in the semifinals and defeated Edmund Burke Academy, 43-27, in the title game. Hunter Perry scored 20 points and Lanier Olliff added 11 points in the Thomas Jefferson game. In the championship game, Brett Thomas scored 17 points, Perry had 12 points and Brian Harrison added 10 points. The championship victory capped an 18-3 season for the Gators. It was ...
PORTAL - A capacity crowd showed up to say goodbye to Portal's seniors Friday night, but if the Panthers get their way, this won't be the last their crowd will see them in action.
The only bad thing about having a class filled with great talent in high school sports is that, eventually, they'll leave, and they'll all go at once.
In 2010, a young group emerged to give Statesboro's girls soccer team a big step forward. Last season, region realignment brought some dominating new teams into the Lady Blue Devils' region, and a year after going 10-5 and advancing to the state playoffs, the Devils slipped to 5-10.