Throughout the last month, news reports from all over the country have been packed with reports of devastating heat waves. Nearly every nook and cranny of the country has experienced its fair share of triple-digit temperatures, and while the mercury has dropped a bit in the Northeast and Midwest, Georgia is still mired in the South's unique climate of sticky, unrelenting summer heat.
Ashley Clifton, a 2010 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School, recently signed with Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus to play softball. Clifton, a rising junior, played her freshman and sophomore seasons at East Georgia State College in Swainsboro.
A lot has changed in the sporting world over the last 40 years.
BROOKLET – A month from now, the Southeast Bulloch football squad will strap up the pads to begin another season. When they do, they'll be practicing and playing in one of the nicest athletic complexes around.
For years, Georgia has been a hotbed for up-and-coming high school baseball stars. Among this year's class of potential future stars are a pair of Blue Devils from Statesboro High School.
Less than a decade ago, high school wrestling programs in Georgia weren't all that easy to come by aside from the Atlanta area. Thanks to some recent success stories and top-notch instruction, a lot more attention is being paid to those hitting the mats in South Georgia.
Summer camp doesn't open for Bulloch Academy's varsity football squad for more than a month, but Gator Alley has been full of excitement throughout the week.
After producing a career's worth of home runs, recent Statesboro High School graduate Justin Mee put on a final hitting display at the Blue Devils' field Tuesday night at Mill Creek Regional Park.
Statesboro High School is looking for anyone that can swing a big bat to participate in its home run derby this evening at Mill Creek Regional Park. Started by Jim Simmons after being named the Blue Devils' head coach last May, the home run derby aims to bring past and present Blue Devils together while also providing an opportunity for other baseball fans to show what they've got. "This is something that we did back when I was with Effingham (County)," Simmons said. "We were able to turn that into a big, popular event every year. Last year was ...
For the better part of a decade, Bulloch Academy has given opponents nightmares with its flexbone triple-option attack.
Bulloch Academy athletics director Chandler Dennard displays the 2012 Larry J. Prestridge All-Sports Trophy that the school won after the end of the 2011-12 school year.
The Statesboro Swarm Amateur Athletics Union (AAU) girls basketball team won the Memorial Day Clash in Savannah recently. Members of the squad, which is composed of local ninth-and-10th-grade girls, are (kneeling l-r): Danielle Atkinson, Ashley Burke, Brooke Gilbert, Page Spence, Jessie Knauss, Edie Threlkeld; (standing l-r): head coach Beth Burke, Tanice Johnson, Chelsea Oglesby, Sarah Evans, Destiny Burke, Kaylyn Hagan and assistant coach Kacie Lanier. The team, along with other local AAU squads, will play in the BTPP Shootout at Statesboro High School today and Saturday.
WAYCROSS - Statesboro High School golfer Sara Jane Bowers shot 88 to finish second in the Georgia State Golf Association Junior Sectionals on Tuesday at the Lakes Golf Course at Laura Walker State Park.
The South Georgia Fury 16U softball team won the Fury Fanatic tournament May 19. The 12U team finished second and the 14U team went 3-1. Photographed, left to right, are: 1st row: Brittany Christiansen, Tiffani Clark; 2nd row: Coach Wilkes, Alaina Walker, Tristen Winters, Kali Todd, Coach Walker; 3rd row: Brianna Van Deursen, Madison Poole, Taylor Wilkes, Etta Duncan. Not pictured: Danielle Cowart.
The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department finished its Recreational League baseball and softball seasons this week with tournaments in each league.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
SOPERTON - Portal put up a valiant effort in a 59-46 loss to Emanuel County Institute in the girls basketball GHSA region 3-A playoffs Tuesday afternoon.
In the weeks leading up to the GISA traditional wrestling championships, Bulloch Academy wrestling coach Andy Tomlin was reluctant to use the word "dynasty" when ...
MILLEN - With opposing teams keying in on Portal's leading scorers, Breyonna Raymond and Chandalier Morgan all season, the Lady Panthers needed a third threat ...
BROOKLET - In the regular-season finale at Southeast Bulloch Friday night, the Yellow Jackets (14-13, 4-7 Region 1B-AAA) came out for warm ups in blue and ...
For many, national signing day is a chance to see what new additions will bolster their favorite college team. However, for some, national signing day ...
At the beginning of the season, plenty of naysayers counted the Portal Panthers out after losing a sizeable senior class the year prior. The Panthers ...
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
Southeast Bulloch's Markel Ming and Islands' Hugh Durham had a bit of a three-point shooting contest Friday night in a region 1-AAA matchup.
If a group of chefs were to create the perfect recipe for a successful basketball team, here's how it may look: A teaspoon of ...
In and around Bulloch County, Jonathan Wells was known as a pretty big deal in his playing days at Southeast Bulloch High School. The multi-sport ...
It was a chilly night Friday at Southeast Bulloch, but the Yellow Jackets were anything but cold in a region-crossover game against Appling County Friday ...
When Bulloch Academy and Pinewood Christian tangle on the hardwood, the atmosphere is always electric.
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