Football practices at Bulloch Academy this week have resembled an episode of 'The Walking Dead' minus the blood, guts and gore.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets entered the 2013 season fully intending to compete for a spot in the state playoffs.
PORTAL - Over the last two seasons, the Portal softball team was thrilled just to grab the occasional wins that came around.
As one of the most experienced members of the Statesboro defense, Anthony Gore was asked to move from his normal spot at outside linebacker to the interior to help solidify the defense this season. His position may have changed, but the results haven't as Gore has been wreaking havoc for opposing quarterbacks and running backs alike.
SAVANNAH - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (11-4, 6-1 Region 1A-AAA) only needed five inning to defeat Islands 15-1 on Wednesday in region action.
PORTAL - With all due respect to Hall of Famer Bill Parcells' claim that "You are what your record says you are," the Portal Panthers don't look or act much like a team still in search of its first win. "Honestly, we believe that we should have two or three wins right now," Portal coach David NeSmith said of his 0-2-1 squad. "We've played three good teams, but we've been right there in ...
LYONS – Junior tailback Rico Rogers rushed for 178 yards and three touchdowns as Robert Toombs Christian Academy ran roughshod over Bulloch Academy Friday night.
REIDSVILLE - Statesboro dominated Tattnall County for almost all of Friday night's game in Reidsville, but Friday the 13th nearly proved to be a jinx.
It may be cliché, but Statesboro Blue Devils coach Steve Pennington is quick to point it out.
A hard-fought battle against a veteran squad awaits the Bulloch Academy Gators when they travel to Lyons to take on cross-county rival Robert Toombs Christian Academy tonight.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers will look to break out of their offensive funk tonight as they go for their first win of the season when they travel to take on the Trojans of Johnson County.
When Matt Sheppard started his varsity football career at Bulloch Academy, he was a stocky linebacker.
The Georgia High School Association awarded Statesboro High School the 2013 Region 3-AAAA Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award last month as the organization announced all of the GHSA-member high school winners from its 48 regions within Classes A through AAAAAA.
Many coaches will say that the biggest improvement for a football team occurs between the first and second game of the season. Statesboro High coach Steve Pennington is always looking for big leaps forward from his team, but there is no doubting that the Blue Devils looked more fluid and in sync in a 42-13 drubbing of Richmond Academy last week. Statesboro excelled in all facets of the game, moving the ...
BROOKLET - After battling cross-county rival Portal to a 0-0 stalemate in their season opener, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets got into the win column with a 35-20 victory over Montgomery County last week.
It's a postseason party and plenty of area teams are invited. Beginning this Friday, 192 teams throughout Georgia will begin a five-week sprint to claim one of seven GHSA state championships up for grabs. With six teams from Bulloch and its surrounding counties in the hunt, there should be plenty of thrilling football still on the schedule. Leading the charge into the postseason is grizzled playoff veteran Statesboro. The Blue Devils ...