PORTAL - When Southeast Bulloch and Portal strap on the pads and head out under the lights Friday night, it will be a little bit more than just the opening game of each team's season.
The Stratford Academy Eaglettes showed superb power and pitching in a 5-1 non-region victory over Bulloch Academy Wednesday at Gator Alley.
Many great things can be written about the run of success that Emanuel County Institute has enjoyed over the last six years, but all of it can be boiled down to consistency and excellence.
When it comes to softball season, the Bulloch Academy Gators only ever have one thing on their mind - success.
Two games into the 2011 season, it looked as though Statesboro junior outside linebacker Corey Harden was in line for a special year.
Tuesday's Region 4-AAA softball game between Bulloch Academy and John Milledge Academy in Milledgeville was cancelled because of field conditions.
Note: Alvin Richardson is the outdoors columnist for the Statesboro Herald and a former high school football coach. He led the Morgan County program from the mid 1980s thru the mid 1990s. He was also an assistant coach under the legendary Larry Campbell at Lincoln County High School from 1979-1986.
High schools around the area hope that the Erk Russell Classic will be an event that people throughout the state will soon recognize, but the inaugural game is one that Metter would just as soon like to forget about.
Statesboro continued its struggles on Saturday as the Lady Blue Devils dropped all three games at the Battle in the Boro.
The 2012 high school football season officially kicks off today as Metter and Emanuel County Institute take the field in the inaugural Erk Russell Classic at Paulson Stadium.
Beginning today, 16 teams from around southeast Georgia will descend on Mill Creek Regional Park for the annual Battle in the 'Boro softball tournament hosted by Statesboro High.
For three innings, the Bulloch Academy Lady Gators were much like Thursday afternoon's 70-degree temperature.
SYLVANIA - Dawn Stewart allowed a hit on the game's first at-bat, but that was the only one.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch has been up and down through the first couple of weeks of play, but the Lady Yellow Jackets' Region 1-AAA opener saw them show up in top form.
The third time's a charm for the Portal Panthers girls' golf team.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
With less than five seconds to play trailing by one goal, Mercer Tedders' corner kick found its target - like he's done so many times ...
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