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.
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.
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Even after ending their regular season on a nine-game winning streak, it was the postseason that fouled up Portal's year as a whole.
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While head coach Kristin Barnhill would have preferred a No. 4 seed to play one less game in Southeast Bulloch's region tournament, she can ...
From start to finish, Statesboro was a heavy favorite to win its new region.
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