It has been quite the roller coaster ride for the Portal Panthers in their 2015 football season. Before the start of the season the squad switched head coaches, battled injuries and went head-to-head with some of the top teams in the area.
It was a tumultuous season for the Blue Devils in 2015, but it all ends today with a subregion matchup against Effingham County.
Former Southeast Bulloch head football coach Fred Shaver keeps himself busy these days. If he's not at his local Kiwanis club meeting, you can probably find him at church or running errands for his wife.
Adairsville 49, Coahulla Creek 3
BELLVILLE - The Bulloch Academy charged into its annual rivalry game with Pinewood Christian thinking about pulling an upset, but a late first half miscue came back to haunt the Gators and Pinewood rolled in the second half as the Patriots claimed a 41-28 victory Friday night at Lowell Coley Field.
It was a bittersweet taste left in the mouths of senior Statesboro High School football players Friday night in a sub-region game against Glynn Academy at Womack Field.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch finds itself with a nice problem to have. With their win over Jenkins last week, the Yellow Jackets have secured the number one seed in sub-region 1-AAA (B) regardless of the outcome of tonight's games.
PORTAL - Time is winding down for the Portal Panthers 2015 season. The year started off a little rocky, however, the Panthers have continued to improve as a team despite a 1-7 overall record.
The Pinewood Christian Academy Patriots can win their second straight GISA Region 2-AAA title and complete a perfect regular season tonight in front of a huge Senior Night crowd.
The Blue Devils' competitive spirit will be tested in the team's final home game of the season against Glynn Academy today at Womack Field.
It's one of the biggest rivalries of the year in GISA football. Anytime Pinewood and Bulloch Academy play, there's a lot of pride on the line. But this year, playoff implications add a little extra drama to a rivalry already filled with excitement.
Adairsville 47, North Murray 14
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers entered the game ready to upset the Savannah Christian Raiders (6-1, Region 3-0) on Senior Night, the final home game for their seniors, but fell in a 34-7 contest.
It was the battle of the big fullbacks Friday night at Gator Alley and Bulloch Academy's Tyce Lovett came out on top.
BROOKLET - For the second consecutive season, the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch are sub-region champions.