CLAXTON - Two plays. Two plays in the span of 1:11 early in the second quarter resulting in touchdowns for the Claxton Tigers were the difference Friday night as the Portal Panthers fell 13-8 at Claxton's homecoming game. On the second play of the second quarter, facing a third-and-2, Claxton's Cornelius Taylor rolled out looking to pass. Under duress from the Panthers' rush, he scrambled to his left and looked as though ...
ALBANY - Deerfield-Windsor quarterbacks completed just three passes Friday night against Bulloch Academy.
HINESVILLE - Two undefeated teams waged a battle as intense as any playoff game Friday night at Donell Woods Stadium.
It's been a fun ride for the Statesboro Blue Devils so far, but things are about to get dead serious.
The Portal Panthers will look to make it two wins in a row tonight as they travel to the Pecan Grove for a matchup with sub-region foe the Claxton Tigers.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets made it through the first half of their season with an unbeaten record, but a big challenge awaits tonight.
For Bulloch Academy, the push for the post-season begins tonight. After a week off to recuperate, revamp and reload, the Gators travel to Albany to battle second-ranked Deerfield-Windsor in their first Region 1-AAA contest of the season. And, according to head coach Ronnie Hodges, Bulloch has a realistic shot of beating the perennial Class AAA powerhouse. "If we expect to get whipped," he said. "there isn't any use in making the trip. ...
MACON - Two explosive half innings were the difference between victory and defeat for Bulloch Academy in the second round of the GISA Class AAA state softball tournament against Tattnall Square Academy Thursday.
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.
With most of last season's Final Four squad returning this year, the sky is the limit for the Statesboro boys' basketball squad.
This year's Metter seniors began their high school football careers in Mike West's first season as head coach of the Tigers. Tonight, they'll all experience their first state playoff game as they take on Lamar County - No. 1 seed out of Region 4-AA and top-ranked Class AA team in the state.
BROOKLET - There was a time not too long ago that students at Southeast Bulloch High school and residents of Brooklet spent their Fridays in the fall trying to find something to fill the evening. For nearly a decade, undersized and outmanned Yellow Jacket football teams struggled while their fan base followed suit.
Statesboro's Sherrodric Rawls is well aware of the fact that he and the rest of his senior teammates only get one more crack at the playoffs and he intends to make the most of it. The Blue Devils came within seconds of the state championship game in Rawls' freshman season, but haven't advanced farther than the first round since.
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 ...