Statesboro's season started in a rut, but as of late has been on the highest of highs after the team won their 15th region title in the Lee Hill era.
After recording two consecutive upsets in its region tournament, it didn't seem likely Statesboro would be prime for being upset in its first round playoff game.
Trifecta's have started to become a trend at Bulloch Academy.
Even after ending their regular season on a nine-game winning streak, it was the postseason that fouled up Portal's year as a whole.
Just as they had in the regular season, the Bulloch Academy boys made easy work of Trinity Dublin by a 73-60 score in the region 2-3A semifinal.
Tuesday night served a greater purpose than simply moving on in the region tournament for Bulloch Academy's girls basketball team.
One's lucky, two can be a coincidence, but three's a trend.
Following a clean sweep in the region championship rounds Saturday, fans of Statesboro basketball will get a double dose of playoff basketball next weekend with both the boys and girls sporting top seeds.
Every high school sports program in Georgia sets high standards, but only a handful can ever meet them.
When it's all said and done, Statesboro may come away as the basketball champions of Bulloch County.
A tale of two teams: Portal Panthers basketball edition.
While head coach Kristin Barnhill would have preferred a No. 4 seed to play one less game in Southeast Bulloch's region tournament, she can't complain about a home court advantage.
From start to finish, Statesboro was a heavy favorite to win its new region.
Dra Harrison's 14 points helped propel Bulloch Academy to a healthy lead and eventual 57-25 blowout of Edmund Burke to improve to 2-0 in region play.
Since moving to Bulloch County I've been to Southeast Bulloch High School some three dozen times it feels like. The drive out to Brooklet ...
Though a steady shower eventually washed out what should have been a 16-0 win for Southeast Bulloch, it did nothing to dampen their spirits now ...
The Statesboro girls soccer team had their first region title since 1999 dead in their sights, but on Tuesday night the trophy just barely slipped ...
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch boys and girls track and field teams each finished second in their region meets last season, but reclaimed their thrones as ...
When Statesboro High girls soccer last won a region championship, none of the current roster was even aware of the concept of soccer.
Beginning on Monday, track and field championships have kicked into high gear across the state. That's no exception for the schools here in Bulloch ...
For the last 49 years the Statesboro Relays have been a fixture of the Bulloch County track and field scene, but in the past two ...
For the Statesboro ladies, it would have been effortless to look ahead to their de facto region title game against Wayne County next week.
Yogi Berra once said, "In theory there is no difference theory and practice in practice there is."
Southeast Bulloch's 7-6 loss to Jenkins Friday put the Yellow Jackets in a tough place - lose another region game and lose the region all ...
By CHRIS STANLEY
As athletes hit the first straightaway while running the 400 meter relay at Southeast Bulloch, there's an inconspicuous plaque sticking maybe four inches out ...
Statesboro did itself a favor toward securing a home playoff game with a 3-0 win over Wayne County Tuesday night. at Womack Field.
After being held annually for 13 years, nothing has been able to derail the Plankenhorn Invitational from taking place to honor its namesake.
By now most GHSA baseball teams are well into region play - plenty of time for the good teams to have separated from the general pack.
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