Bulloch Academy will travel 3½ hours to Americus today to face Southland Academy in an important GISA Region 1-AAA contest.
With its first state playoff since 2003 just one win away, Metter found itself in a 13-0 hole against McIntosh County Academy.
BROOKLET - The Bulloch County area is no stranger to witnessing impressive rushing performances each fall.
For two months, every Statesboro win has been mitigated by the fact that - due to a quirky Region 3-AAAA design - the Blue Devils weren't any closer to reaching the state playoffs. Even as the Devils have run off eight consecutive wins and have climbed to No. 5 in the Class AAAA poll, the region championship and the state tournament have always seemed to be some far off speck in the distance.
BROOKLET – The wait is over.
GUYTON - The fifth-ranked Statesboro Blue Devils found themselves in a new position as they faced a 14-7 deficit at halftime of a vital Region 3-AAAA contest against South Effingham Friday night.
Westfield's deceptive Wing-T offense piled up 501 rushing yards and senior Chandler Duggan found the end zone four times as the Hornets pounded Bulloch Academy 41-0 at Gator Alley Friday night.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Country Day dominated the line of scrimmage and got three field goals from Colton Lichtenberg to all but ruin Portal's playoff hopes with a 17-14 win Friday night at Saunders Field.
BROOKLET - When Pat Collins came took over the Southeast Bulloch football program in the spring of 2010, he had a list of goals.
The Statesboro Blue Devils are relieved to finally have a normal run-up to game week as they prepare for a road tilt at South Effingham tonight.
Almost 500 yards rushing and 47 points - that's what happened the last time that Ronnie Hodges and the Bulloch Academy Gators tangled with a team that ran the Wing-T offense.
With wins in two of their last three games, the Portal Panthers will look to continue their winning ways tonight as they travel to face sub-region foe Savannah Country Day.
For much of the 2013 season, the Portal Panthers have been close to victory, only to see things slip away.
It hasn't taken much time at all for a pair of Bulloch County schools to crash the state volleyball party.
Last Friday was a huge turning point for Bulloch County football teams. With three weeks remaining in the regular season, it seems as though there will be no shortage of drama and excitement for many area schools.
Bulloch Academy seniors took the reins and drove their respective squads to sweet victories on Valentine's Day in the final regular-season home game Friday night.
SAVANNAH - Southeast Bulloch Coach John Page knew his team was going to be in for a dog fight when it met Brantley County in the opening round of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
SAVANNAH – Coach Johnny Miller had no answer, not even a guess, as to why his Southeast Bulloch team came out flatter than a pancake in the opening round of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
Southeast Bulloch has spent the last few years building its boys and girls soccer teams into respectable forces in the area.
After calling off all of Wednesday's scheduled games at the Region 3-A basketball tournament in Treutlen, more icy conditions have caused Thursday's slate of games to be canceled as well.
Statesboro's soccer seasons have had to sit on the sidelines as winter weather postponed the scheduled season openers for both the boys and girls this week.
BROOKLET - As the Region 1-AAA boys tournament began Tuesday evening, Southeast Bulloch knew exactly what the task was.
AUGUSTA - Richmond Academy exploded for 21 points in the fourth quarter and eliminated the Statesboro Blue Devils from the Region 3-AAAA tournament with a 66-58 win on Tuesday in Augusta.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch girls had to fight and claw through the majority of their Region 1-AAA tournament opener Monday night, but a steady resolve and a big fourth quarter run paved the way for a 56-38 victory over Appling County.
Bulloch Academy wrestlers won three individual state championships and led the team to its second consecutive state runner-up trophy in the GISA Class AAA state traditional tournament this past weekend.
With nearly three months of regular season play in the books, area basketball teams are now preparing for their region tournaments with eyes set on the ultimate prize of landing a spot in the state playoffs.
IRWINTON - Portal's regular season came to an end on Friday as the Panthers defeated Wilkinson County 64-60 on the road.