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.
By MIKE ANTHONY and HORACE HOLLOMAN
Southeast Bulloch's boys soccer team have a tall order in front of them for the first round of the state playoffs. The Yellow Jackets will face a highly-touted Jackson High School today in a first round matchup.
The Southeast Bulloch girls soccer team erased a one-goal deficit, surrendered a two-goal lead, and finally put on an impressive penalty kick display to claim a road victory over Jackson in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs Thursday.
BROOKLET - There's nothing like playing in front of the home crowd, and the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch plan to take full advantage of the community support.
ALBANY – Senior Ashley Burke and freshman Mattie Wynn Hendrix combined for eight points in the only event final on Day One of the GISA track and field championships at Hugh Mills Stadium.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
Afforded the opportunity to play at J.I. Clements Stadium, the Gators of Bulloch Academy seemed to want to stay on the field all night. Bulloch battled arch rival Pinewood to a 6-6 stalemate through the regulation seven innings before mounting a huge rally to claim a 12-11 victory Tuesday night.
Slowly but surely, the Portal Panthers' girls track team are beginning to etch their name in the school record books. Last year, the track team crowned its first state champion in Unique Mosley. This year the girls accomplished hoisting the school's first region title in girls track.
Southeast Bulloch's Stephen Mikell epitomizes the phrase "student athlete." The 18-year-old No. 1 singles player for the Yellow Jackets capped off his senior season by going undefeated on the tennis court while still maintaining a 3.96 GPA in the classroom.
For the second straight season, Bulloch Academy travels to Atlanta to face Holy Spirit Prep in the 'Elite Eight' of the GISA Class AAA girls' soccer playoffs.