CLAXTON - Heading down the home stretch of the regular season, the Claxton Tigers are once again in position to make a run at the state playoffs. The Tigers have fallen just one win shy of the postseason in each of the last four years, but they now have a weapon in junior running back Zachaeus Grant that is breaking many games in Claxton's favor.
CHULA - Bulloch Academy rolled up a 20-0 first-half lead and never looked back as the Gators notched their first region victory with a 40-7 beat down of Tiftarea Academy here Friday night.
SYLVANIA - In what was supposed to be a meeting of region powers, one team had its lights knocked right out.
CLAXTON - Zachaeus Grant ran for 246 yards and four touchdowns on only seven carries - all in the first half - and added an interception return for a touchdown as Claxton rolled past Savannah Country Day 54-0 on the Tigers' homecoming night.
"Red Dog! Red Dog!"
BROOKLET - For the first time this season, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will travel outside of Bulloch County when they face Brantley County in big game for SEB's playoff hopes.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks hope to keep their surprising season heading in the right direction as they host Westside, Augusta tonight.
PORTAL - Of all the things that the Portal Panthers have had to endure this season, the biggest test might still be in front of them.
When four-year starting quarterback Michael Peel graduated after last season, the Claxton Tigers knew that they would be in need of a new offensive leader.
The dream season of the Statesboro girls volleyball season came to an end Wednesday night in Forsyth as the Lady Blue Devils dropped a 2-1 decision to Mary Persons in the first round of the GHSA state playoffs.
SYLVANIA - What started off as a new beginning for Screven County football has quickly escalated into a full-blown Cinderella season.
For a team that was created less than two years ago, 12 goals is a pretty big list of expectations.
DUBLIN - Bulloch Academy won its first game in GISA Class AAA Final Four tournament Saturday at Southern Pines Regional Park but then saw its spectacular season come to a heartbreaking end by the slimmest of margins.
Bulloch Academy found out Friday night what the phrase "Bigger, Faster, Stronger" really means.
PORTAL - In a battle between Tigers and Panthers, only one looked like a fierce predator.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
From start to finish, Statesboro was a heavy favorite to win its new region.
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