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.
STILLMORE - The Bulloch Academy junior-varsity Lady Gators beat Edmund Burke Academy, 42-33, in the semifinals of the region tournament Thursday at David Emanuel Academy.
Since late December, Bulloch Academy senior guard Forest Spence has seemed to make it his mission to shoulder the load.
CLAXTON - The Portal Panthers needed two overtimes and some clutch shots to defeat the Claxton Tigers in their first meeting of the year. This time, things were a bit easier.
BROOKLET - Early fould trouble had Southeast Bulloch's starters on the bench early, and the Lady Yellow Jackets fell, 53-43, Tuesday to Savannah High.
PORTAL - One night after a disheartening loss at Calvary Day, the Portal boys bounced back to give their seniors one final win in front of the home crowd.
BROOKLET - Matthew McBride scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets to a 56-51 win over Brantley County on Saturday.
Back in November, Statesboro's hopes for a sub-region title in football were dashed courtesy of Wayne County.
For three years, Statesboro's Sarah Brown patrolled the softball diamond and soccer field, starring for the Lady Blue Devils and becoming a leader among to teammates.
SAVANNAH - The Portal Panthers (15-5, 6-2 Region 3A-A) came away with a 49-42 win over Savannah Christian on Tuesday.
East Georgia added to its wealth of local talent with the signing of Metter's Anna Jackson.
Basketball experienced somewhat of a renaissance in Bulloch County this season, as success was abound for many of the local programs.
Even on their best offensive day, the Portal boys still couldn't catch a break.
Pitching and defense have been a consistent bugaboo for Portal this season, and it reared it's head in one of the worst possible moments ...
The goal for the young Bulloch Academy girls' soccer team was to simply be better than the previous game.
43-degree air, frequent gusts of wind and a constant drizzle are conditions more resembling a match in London than Brooklet - but those were the conditions ...
Despite limited numbers and a smaller than usual turnout, Bulloch Academy still found a way to sweep the Gator Relays Saturday afternoon.
Southeast Bulloch's baseball team found a way to get by Islands 4-3 on the road to remain unbeaten in region play.
Six different players scored for Southeast Bulloch and the Yellow Jackets defeated Groves High, 6-3, Thursday at Garden City Stadium.
Portal's baseball season has been a rough go early on - losing six of their first seven games of the 2017 campaign.
Bright and early on a Thursday morning a familiar sight could be seen over by Beautiful Eagle Creek - even though it's a sight normally ...
BA head coach Matthew Meeks said in the preseason he thought this edition of BA soccer was good enough to challenge Frederica for the region ...
The Statesboro baseball team befell a peculiar situation Saturday, as it saw them play two games against two different teams in two different cities.
Clear skies and crisp 60 degree air made for picture perfect weather for soccer between Bulloch County's two largest high schools.
Games between Effingham County and Statesboro have always been physical. Even as the teams now play in different regions, the old rivalry seems to bubble ...
While the 1-4 start isn't what fans of Statesboro baseball were looking for in 2017, they were in for an encouraging surprise Monday night.
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