If Southeast Bulloch is going to advance in the Class AAA state football playoffs it is going to have to shut down one of the top running backs in the state.
BROOKLET - At the beginning of the season, the Southeast Bulloch players set goals for the season. Among them was not simply making it to the state playoffs, but winning at least one game.
After a down year in 2013, at least by Screven County standards, the Gamecocks are back to their winning ways and are entering the first round of the state playoffs riding a five-game winning streak.
On Saturday, West Forsyth's John Green was the third runner out of 226 to cross the finish line in the Class AAAAAA state championship race at Carrollton High School. Soon after collapsing from his effort, Green found out he placed 226th out of 226.
Who has the "juice" on the Southeast Bulloch football team? Well, as of late, everyone. At least according to SEB quarterback Jaylon Wells.
Each year, the tennis team at William James Middle School gets a little bit faster, a little stronger and more confident. This season was no different.
Screven County assured itself of at least one home game in the Class AA state playoffs as the Gamecocks earned a 29-16 win at Metter Friday night.
Adairsville 63, Gordon Central 15
MILLEDGEVILLE - John Milledge used its size to shove around Bulloch Academy in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA state playoffs at Ted S. Smith Stadium here Friday night.
BROOKLET - One year after falling to Appling County with a state playoff spot on the line, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets found themselves in the exact same situation, needing a win against the Pirates to reach the state playoffs.
The tension was palpable in the final game of the season for Statesboro High School against longtime rivals Effingham County.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch cross country runner Quinn Pitts is as humble as they come, which is pretty impressive considering his recent accomplishments.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets enter tonight's Region 1-AAA play-in game on a five game winning streak. They'll need to make it six if they want to make it to the state playoffs.
Bulloch Academy is in a relatively simple situation tonight when they travel to Milledgeville for the opening round of the GISA Class AAA state playoffs.
It has been quite the roller coaster ride for the Portal Panthers in their 2015 football season. Before the start of the season the squad switched head coaches, battled injuries and went head-to-head with some of the top teams in the area.
The third time's a charm for the Portal Panthers girls' golf team.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
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