PORTAL - Metter led Portal, 61-49, with three minutes left, and held off a furious rally by the Panthers to escape with a 69-67 win Friday at the Portal Holiday Classic.
Region play has yet to officially start for Statesboro, but the Blue Devils may have provided a preview for February's Region 3-AAAA title game Friday night as Glenn Hills survived a ferocious late charge by Statesboro to take a 56-52 victory in the final game of the Gentlemen's Classic Friday night at the Devil's Den.
PORTAL - In an action-packed first day of the Portal Holiday Classic, one of the best games was saved for last.
MACON - The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators won their 12th-straight game and stayed unbeaten on the season with a 51-45 win over Macon Area Christian School on Thursday at the Tattnall Square Academy Holiday Tournament.
Statesboro High began its annual Gentlemen's Classic tournament Wednesday night with a stiff test against defending Class AAA runner-up Drew.
School is out for the holidays, but both the boys and girls squads at Statesboro are still in action and on the hunt for an early Christmas present.
To win a state football championship in football is a once-in-a-lifetime memory for most people.
As the Statesboro Blue Devils watched a six-point halftime lead turn into a four-point fourth quarter deficit, it seemed as though they had run out of gas.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers (5-1) responded to their first loss of the season with an 84-43 win Tuesday at home against Johnson County.
ATLANTA - For the second time in six years, the Bulldogs of Emanuel County Institute are state champions.
ATLANTA - When Emanuel County Institute suits up today, the football field will still be 100 yards long. The rules will all still be the same, and the Bulldogs will still be trying to beat the 11 guys lined up on the other side of the ball.
It took blood, sweat, tears, and a couple of close calls for Bulloch Academy's wrestling squad to reach the top of the mountain.
Southeast Bulloch's Devonte Tremble has seen more that his share of lows for his team.
BROOKLET - After breaking a losing streak that had spanned over a year in its season opener, the Southeast Bulloch boys are getting used to winning.
Claxton girls win big
Statesboro's season started in a rut, but as of late has been on the highest of highs after the team won their 15th region ...
After recording two consecutive upsets in its region tournament, it didn't seem likely Statesboro would be prime for being upset in its first round ...
Trifecta's have started to become a trend at Bulloch Academy.
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.
Just as they had in the regular season, the Bulloch Academy boys made easy work of Trinity Dublin by a 73-60 score in the region ...
Tuesday night served a greater purpose than simply moving on in the region tournament for Bulloch Academy's girls basketball team.
One's lucky, two can be a coincidence, but three's a trend.
Following a clean sweep in the region championship rounds Saturday, fans of Statesboro basketball will get a double dose of playoff basketball next weekend with ...
Every high school sports program in Georgia sets high standards, but only a handful can ever meet them.
When it's all said and done, Statesboro may come away as the basketball champions of Bulloch County.
A tale of two teams: Portal Panthers basketball edition.
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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