You always want to do well in your final home event of the season.
BROOKLET - After a pair of recent discouraging losses, it seemed like the state playoff hopes of the Southeast Bulloch girls were fading.
John Milledge Academy pitcher Cody Wood performed well on both sides of the ball, leading the visitors from Milledgeville to an 8-0 victory over Bulloch Academy in GISA Region 4-AAA action Monday at Gator Alley.
AUGUSTA - The Screven County Lady Gamecocks (17-2) earned the No. 1 seed in the Region 3-AA Tournament Monday with wins over Jefferson County and Swainsboro at the Fleming Tennis Complex.
The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets defeated Jefferson County 12-8 Friday in subregion play.
Statesboro isn't headed to the state playoffs, but it ended the 2011 season on a high note as it notched a dominating 6-1 victory over South Effingham Thursday night at Womack Field.
After a recent spurt in region play, Statesboro ventured out of the confines of its normal rivals and suffered a setback, falling to Alexander out of Atlanta by a score of 10-1 Wednesday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
The Statesboro High School Iron Devils Weightlifting Team won the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association State Weight Lifting Championship March 25 in a meet held in Hawkinsville.
SYLVANIA - In a showdown of teams that entered Friday unbeaten in Region 3-AA play, it was Southeast Bulloch that came out on top, erasing a three-run deficit midway through the game and pulling away late for a 10-7 victory over rival Screven County.
Both Bulloch Academy boys' and girls' junior varsity track teams won a rain-shortened, multi-team meet Thursday at Gator Alley.
After an uneventful first half, the Statesboro girls exploded in the final 40 minutes, scoring all of their goals in a 7-1 rout of Southeast Bulloch Thursday night at Womack Field.
When the Statesboro baseball team pulls off a big win, it's a pretty safe bet that Trey Robinson had something to do with it.
As the prep golf season wears on, one of the most consistent golfers on the links is also one of the youngest.
Augusta Prep scored two second half-goals, despite an amazing performance from Bulloch Academy keeper Mark Olsson, to take a 2-0 victory over the Gators in GISA Region 2-AAA action Tuesday.
The Bulloch Academy girls' and boys' tennis teams downed David Emanuel Academy Friday on the courts at Forest Heights Country Club.
The Bulloch Academy varsity softball team will do its part to bring an end to a horribly devastating disease by hosting the third annual Miriam Burnette Memorial "Striking Out Alzheimer's" softball tournament on July 30-31.
Barbara Conner, the backbone of Bulloch Academy for nearly 30 years, was recently inducted to the Georgia Independent School Association Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
BROOKLET - No matter the strategy of any football team, it's pretty likely that the team's head coach will preach special teams as one of the most important factors for success.
With Friday night's Fourth of July celebrations fresh in the minds of local residents, it's hard to believe that in just 50 days the midair explosions of fireworks will be replaced with the pad-crunching hard hits of Statesboro High football.
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