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.
In football, it's rare to find sympathy for a struggling team.
PORTAL - A cat fight is in store tonight as the Portal Panthers make the short trip to the Pecan Grove to take on the Claxton Tigers in each team's sub-region opener.
Three steps forward and two steps backward.
In addition to being one of the most electrifying players in the area, Claxton's Zach Grant has dealt with a bit more adversity than the average high school senior.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets only had one senior to honor on Senior Night, but they went out with a bang anyway, topping Calvary Day 3-2 in the final regular-season game of the year.
Statesboro's softball team is in a bit of an unfamiliar position, but one they're glad to be a part of.
BROOKLET - As volleyball's regular season enters its home stretch, Southeast Bulloch is looking to prove that last year's postseason run was no fluke.
The Statesboro High golf team has sent its boys squad to the state finals in each of the last two seasons.
It hasn't been the smoothest of sailing for the Statesboro Lady Blue Devils softball team this fall, but as the postseason begins, they have what everyone wants come this time of year - a chance to keep on playing.