The Class AAAA state football playoffs begin with a long road trip for the Statesboro Blue Devils as they travel to Forsyth tonight to take on Mary Persons in a first round matchup.
For the past two seasons, it's been one and done for Bulloch Academy in the Class AAA football playoffs as the Gators got adjusted to life in the top classification of the Georgia Independent School Association.
It's a new season and a new region, but many of the same faces return with another year of experience under their belts as the Statesboro boys tip off their basketball season tonight at Windsor Forest.
Southeast Bulloch's Effie Manahan, seated center, is joined by family members and SEB coach Aimee Civalier (standing) as Manahan signs a letter of intent to play softball for the University of South Carolina.
Defensive adjustments were the key to Bulloch Academy's 44-35 victory over Crisp Academy on the second day of the seventh annual Lady Gator Classic basketball tournament Wednesday.
For much of the 2012 football season, the Statesboro defense has been a brick wall. Faced with a do-or-die game against Cross Creek last week, Jackson Ware helped the Devils turn in one of their best performances yet.
The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators overpowered Robert Toombs Christian Academy 21-5 in the third quarter to walk away with a 49-26 in the seventh annual Lady Gator Classic Tuesday.
The Statesboro Blue Devils punched their ticket to the Class AAAA state playoffs Friday night as they dominated Cross Creek and ran away with a 64-21 victory at Womack Field.
BROOKLET - Appling County's big play offense was too much for Southeast Bulloch Friday night as the Pirates ran away from the Yellow Jackets in the second half for a 43-30 victory.
Bulloch Academy survived a wild fourth quarter to secure a 21-14 victory in a GISA Region 1-AAA battle against Pinewood Christian Academy.
DUBLIN - For a team that went 2-8 in 2011, everything is going Screven County's way.
The playoffs don't technically begin until next week, but it's do-or-die for the Statesboro Blue Devils from here on out.
Bulloch Academy's biggest rival invades the Westside Road fortress tonight, bent on spoiling both Senior Night and post-season plans.
BROOKLET - Win or lose, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will wrap up their most successful regular season in several years tonight as they host Appling County.
PORTAL - There's no denying that it has been a long, tough season for the Portal Panthers. Nine games into the season, the Panthers are still winless, but they hope to salvage at least one victory as they head to Gibson to take on Glascock County.
Southeast Bulloch locked up a historic season Wednesday night with a sweep over region rival Jenkins.