Anyone who likes a good underdog story has a baseball team to root for as Bulloch Academy begins play in the GISA Class AAA state playoffs today.
Seven Statesboro Blue Devils will compete in nine different events as the Class AAAA boys state track and field meet begins today in Jefferson.
The Statesboro Blue Devils overcame a deficit twice in regulation and scored twice in overtime to earn their second state quarterfinal appearance in 25 years with a 4-2 victory over Jonesboro Tuesday at Womack Field.
BROOKLET – It seems as if the Southeast Bulloch girls soccer team has been playing from behind since the season kicked off.
BROOKLET – Last week, the Southeast Bulloch baseball squad notched its first trip to the second round of the state playoffs since the mid-90s.
MACON - Cody Lanier, a junior at Bulloch Academy, was the state runner-up in the GISA Class AAA boys' singles tennis tournament last weekend.
After trekking to the west end of the state to knock off Worth County in the first round of the Class AAAA state baseball playoffs, the Statesboro Blue Devils now have their sights set on the suburbs of Atlanta.
COLUMBUS - Both the Statesboro boys and girls golf teams qualified for the GHSA state championships on Monday at the Bull Creek golf course at Columbus.
The Statesboro Blue Devils easily cleared their first postseason hurdle with an impressive 7-0 victory over Westover last week.
When the Portal Panthers take the football field this fall, they'll be playing for their fourth head coach in the last six seasons.
SWAINSBORO - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are moving past the first round of the state baseball playoffs for the first time in nearly two decades after sweeping a doubleheader from the Swainsboro Tigers Friday evening.
THOMSON - Ana Olsen sent a low cross to Stacy Elliot, who scored the game winner with 20 seconds left as the fourth-seeded Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets shocked No. 1 Thomson with a 2-1 win in the opening round of the GHSA Class AAA state playoffs on the road on Friday.
BROOKLET - Up until two years ago, Southeast Bulloch and Swainsboro could be counted on to be in the hunt for a Region 3-AA baseball title late in the season.
The Statesboro Blue Devil baseball team will be racking up a few extra miles than it had hoped to, but confidence is still brimming as the Class AAAA state playoff are set to begin.
When Bulloch Academy's girls soccer season kicked off at the beginning of March, the future didn't look incredibly bright.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers ring in a new era as they host Josey tonight at 7:30 p.m. in their 2014 season opener and their first game under new head coach Jon Willoughby.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets enter the 2014 season with expectations of repeating - and building on - last year's trip to the state playoffs.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets got back in the win column after a seven-game winning streak was snapped on Wednesday, pounding Islands 8-0 Thursday at home.
Working hard in a non-airconditioned weight room over the summer helped Bulloch Academy's players excel in their 48-6 destruction of First Presbyterian of Hinesville last week.
Last season, Lanier Olliff emerged from spring practice as the favorite to take over quarterbacking duties for Bulloch Academy as a sophomore.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch suffered a setback Wednesday afternoon, falling to Richmond Hill by a count of 8-1 in a non-region matchup.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch notched its biggest win of the season Tuesday evening, cruising past Johnson of Savannah in a 16-0 rout in the first game of a doubleheader.
Football is a sport that prides itself on toughness. From the first day of rec-league practice to a pregame speech before the Super Bowl, coaches will preach staying strong, finishing the drill, and being determined to 'want it more' than the opponent.
A huge venue and a showcase stage created a great atmosphere for Statesboro's season opener, but a 12-0 loss to Burke County went a long way in dampening the Blue Devils' moods Saturday night in the 3rd annual Erk Russell Classic at Paulson Stadium.