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.
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.
Less than two weeks ago the Statesboro girls' soccer team was 10-4 overall, 6-1 in region play and on the verge of winning their first ...
Since moving to Bulloch County I've been to Southeast Bulloch High School some three dozen times it feels like. The drive out to Brooklet ...
Though a steady shower eventually washed out what should have been a 16-0 win for Southeast Bulloch, it did nothing to dampen their spirits now ...
The Statesboro girls soccer team had their first region title since 1999 dead in their sights, but on Tuesday night the trophy just barely slipped ...
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch boys and girls track and field teams each finished second in their region meets last season, but reclaimed their thrones as ...
When Statesboro High girls soccer last won a region championship, none of the current roster was even aware of the concept of soccer.
Beginning on Monday, track and field championships have kicked into high gear across the state. That's no exception for the schools here in Bulloch ...
For the last 49 years the Statesboro Relays have been a fixture of the Bulloch County track and field scene, but in the past two ...
For the Statesboro ladies, it would have been effortless to look ahead to their de facto region title game against Wayne County next week.
Yogi Berra once said, "In theory there is no difference theory and practice in practice there is."
Southeast Bulloch's 7-6 loss to Jenkins Friday put the Yellow Jackets in a tough place - lose another region game and lose the region all ...
By CHRIS STANLEY
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