When the Statesboro girls hit the field this evening to kick off their 2013 campaign against Savannah Christian, they'll bring with them a wealth of talent and lofty expectations.
MILLEDGEVILLE - The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators continued their dominant season by advancing to the Region 4-IAAA tournament championship game with a 42-23 win Thursday against Westminster.
Yakeem Coleman spent the entire regular season working to get his Statesboro Blue Devils into a position to make noise in the offseason, so there was no way he was going to let the fun end after one game.
SAVANNAH - Take it to the hoop. Take it to the state.
MILLEN - The Portal girls caught fire just as the postseason rolled around, but midnight finally struck on their Cinderella run.
With 14 seconds to go in the GISA Class AAA 120 state championship match, it looked like Joshua Bohannon's great freshman season was going to end in disappointment. Bohannon trailed Beau Graydon by a single point and the nationally ranked wrestler was doing his best to stall and run out the clock.
Bulloch Academy fell just short of clinching a second consecutive state title, but still notched an impressive runner-up finish at the GISA Class AAA championships last weekend at Tattnall Square Academy in Macon.
In just 8.9 seconds, the Statesboro girls went from an improbable comeback win and clinching a spot in the state playoffs to sitting at home for the rest of the season.
SAVANNAH - The third time was not a charm for Southeast Bulloch. Rather it was a forgettable nightmare.
MILLEN - The sixth-seeded Portal Lady Panthers shut down No. 4 Wheeler County, 33-27, Tuesday in the Region 3A-A tournmant.
SAVANNAH - Southeast Bulloch Coach Johnny Miller kept telling his team to take the ball inside.
In high school athletics, running a team can be a tricky business. Many coaches spend their careers bouncing from town to town in search of the perfect fit. And no matter where coaches set up shop, they are faced with the pressures of managing a constant flow of ever-changing kids coming through the system - not to mention the trials and tribulations of working with high school students and the many directions that they are pulled as they endure the rigors of teenage life.
BROOKLET - Saturday night marked the end of the regular season for the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets, but more than four quarters were needed before heading into the postseason.
With Statesboro gearing up to host the Region 3-AAAA tournament next week, the Lady Blue Devils gave their home crowd a sneak preview of the exciting games to come.
RICHMOND HILL - Langston Chapel Middle School had to knock off the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds at the Coastal Empire Region tournament, and the No. 4 seed Blue Devils did it, winning the region title for the second year in a row.
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SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks have proven themselves to be a football power in the Coastal Georgia empire and are now set to prove themselves ...
Southeast Bulloch's football season came to a somber close Friday night, being defeated 35-7 by Worth County in the first round of the 3A ...
Screven shocked the state of Georgia last week, leaving them a tough act to follow in this year's playoffs.
Even with a region championship slipping through their grasp, Southeast Bulloch still has one attainable goal from the beginning of the season.