PORTAL - In any sort of competition, athletes will look for any advantage they can get. For the Portal Panthers, the next win on the schedule might come courtesy of a few of the millions of peanuts harvested each season throughout Georgia. Monday afternoon, Georgia Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall was on hand at Portal Middle High School to present its athletic program with an entire pallet of ABC brand peanut butter. ...
The old saying goes that those who don't learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.
Bulloch Academy stopped two fourth-quarter drives, one with less than a minute left in the game, to secure a 14-9 victory over Trinity Christian School of Dublin Friday night at Gator Alley.
Adairsville 49, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 0 Allatoona 49, Lithia Springs 0 Alpharetta 31, West Forsyth 17 Americus Sumter 20, Albany 6 Appling County 49, Johnson-Savannah 20 Aquinas 49, T.W. Josey 0 Archer 27, Parkview 7 Armuchee 41, Murray County 0 Athens Academy 20, Our Lady of Mercy 13 Atkinson County 25, Long County 18 Bacon County 14, Jeff Davis 13 Baldwin 41, Howard 7 Benedictine Military 28, Vidalia 0 Bleckley County 34, Dodge County 13 Blessed ...
McRAE - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets (2-0-1) scored the game's first 21 points, and held off Telfair County (3-1) for a 35-26 win Friday on the road.
Just like last season, tonight's matchup between the Statesboro Blue Devils and the Burke County Bears will be a clash between a pair of teams ranked in the top 10 of the Class AAAA state poll.
Football practices at Bulloch Academy this week have resembled an episode of 'The Walking Dead' minus the blood, guts and gore.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets entered the 2013 season fully intending to compete for a spot in the state playoffs.
PORTAL - Over the last two seasons, the Portal softball team was thrilled just to grab the occasional wins that came around.
As one of the most experienced members of the Statesboro defense, Anthony Gore was asked to move from his normal spot at outside linebacker to the interior to help solidify the defense this season. His position may have changed, but the results haven't as Gore has been wreaking havoc for opposing quarterbacks and running backs alike.
SAVANNAH - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (11-4, 6-1 Region 1A-AAA) only needed five inning to defeat Islands 15-1 on Wednesday in region action.
PORTAL - With all due respect to Hall of Famer Bill Parcells' claim that "You are what your record says you are," the Portal Panthers don't look or act much like a team still in search of its first win. "Honestly, we believe that we should have two or three wins right now," Portal coach David NeSmith said of his 0-2-1 squad. "We've played three good teams, but we've been right there in ...
LYONS – Junior tailback Rico Rogers rushed for 178 yards and three touchdowns as Robert Toombs Christian Academy ran roughshod over Bulloch Academy Friday night.
REIDSVILLE - Statesboro dominated Tattnall County for almost all of Friday night's game in Reidsville, but Friday the 13th nearly proved to be a jinx.
It may be cliché, but Statesboro Blue Devils coach Steve Pennington is quick to point it out.
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.