Another softball season has come to a close and - as has been the case recently - it was another year of highs and lows for area schools.
CLAXTON - Heading down the home stretch of the regular season, the Claxton Tigers are once again in position to make a run at the state playoffs. The Tigers have fallen just one win shy of the postseason in each of the last four years, but they now have a weapon in junior running back Zachaeus Grant that is breaking many games in Claxton's favor.
CHULA - Bulloch Academy rolled up a 20-0 first-half lead and never looked back as the Gators notched their first region victory with a 40-7 beat down of Tiftarea Academy here Friday night.
SYLVANIA - In what was supposed to be a meeting of region powers, one team had its lights knocked right out.
CLAXTON - Zachaeus Grant ran for 246 yards and four touchdowns on only seven carries - all in the first half - and added an interception return for a touchdown as Claxton rolled past Savannah Country Day 54-0 on the Tigers' homecoming night.
"Red Dog! Red Dog!"
BROOKLET - For the first time this season, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will travel outside of Bulloch County when they face Brantley County in big game for SEB's playoff hopes.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks hope to keep their surprising season heading in the right direction as they host Westside, Augusta tonight.
PORTAL - Of all the things that the Portal Panthers have had to endure this season, the biggest test might still be in front of them.
When four-year starting quarterback Michael Peel graduated after last season, the Claxton Tigers knew that they would be in need of a new offensive leader.
The dream season of the Statesboro girls volleyball season came to an end Wednesday night in Forsyth as the Lady Blue Devils dropped a 2-1 decision to Mary Persons in the first round of the GHSA state playoffs.
SYLVANIA - What started off as a new beginning for Screven County football has quickly escalated into a full-blown Cinderella season.
For a team that was created less than two years ago, 12 goals is a pretty big list of expectations.
DUBLIN - Bulloch Academy won its first game in GISA Class AAA Final Four tournament Saturday at Southern Pines Regional Park but then saw its spectacular season come to a heartbreaking end by the slimmest of margins.
Bulloch Academy found out Friday night what the phrase "Bigger, Faster, Stronger" really means.