CLAXTON - For half a decade, the Claxton Tigers have been a promising underdog story with a tragic ending.
It's easy to look at Tyler Epps' size and make jokes about him getting lost amongst the offensive and defensive linemen.
High school football might seem to be chaos on the field each Friday night, but game plans being executed by teams are the result of months of meticulous planning and practicing for perfect execution. Coaches aim to plan for every contingency that can pop up in a game and never want their teams unprepared. Needless to say, a disruption in the day-to-day order of things can be pretty unnerving for programs with ...
It seems like just yesterday that players were strapping on the pads for summer camp, but the prep football season is already at the halfway marker.
ALBANY - Bulloch Academy slapped 18 hits and played nearly flawless defense to upset Sherwood Christian Academy in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA softball playoffs on Monday.
Statesboro's volleyball program is in just its third year of existence, but don't tell the Lady Blue Devils that new teams aren't supposed to have immediate success.
PORTAL - Big plays from the offense and special teams and a defense that bent but didn't break gave the Portal Panthers their first win of the season Friday night, as they defeated the Jenkins County War Eagles 28-16.
BROOKLET - Led by Tyler Epps, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets had too much power on the ground for visiting Savannah High.
After a week full of festivities, Statesboro put a bow on homecoming, cruising to a 34-7 victory over Swainsboro Friday night at Womack Field.
The Statesboro Blue Devils stormed into Swainsboro last season and ended the three-game winning streak that the Tigers had going.
BROOKLET - The last time Southeast Bulloch was undefeated through four games, the entire roster of the current Yellow Jackets had yet to be born.
For the Portal Panthers, the second season starts tonight. After starting the season 0-3-1 including losses to a top 10 Johnson County team and the defending state champion Emanuel County Institute Bulldogs, the Panthers open up sub-region play against the 0-4 Jenkins County Eagles today. Despite the rough start to the season, the Panthers still control their postseason fate. "It's the start of a new season," Panthers Head Coach David Nesmith ...
BROOKLET -Thursday's do-or-die Region 1-AAA had it all. Everything, that is, except a happy ending for the home team. Southeast Bulloch rallied from a 2-0 deficit to force extra inning and took a 3-2 lead in the top of the tenth inning, but Chelsea Carlan's single capped a Brantley County rally in the bottom half of the inning. The Lady Herrons walked off with a 4-3 decision in a 2 hour, 33 ...
The Statesboro Blue Devils volleyball team knocked off Richmond Hill 2-0 and Savannah Arts Academy 2-1 on Thursday to end the regular season on a high note.
BROOKLET - On the brink of having their season come to an early end, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets bounced back and live to fight another day.
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.