SWAINSBORO - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets got the 2012 season off to a big start Friday, with a dominant, 11-2 win at Swainsboro.
BROOKLET - When Southeast Bulloch first started turning heads on the softball diamond and making state playoff runs, many wrote off the Yellow Jackets as a fluke.
PORTAL - School has been in session for just a little over one week, but the softball teams from Portal and Statesboro are ready to jump on the diamond as both teams begin their 2012 regular season this afternoon at 5 p.m. in Portal.
A week after beginning their regular season schedule, the Bulloch Academy softball team makes its first home appearance this weekend as they host the third annual Bulloch Bash.
Justin Mee, a 2012 Statesboro High School honor graduate, has accepted an athletic and academic scholarship to Augusta State University.
When the Statesboro Blue Devils take the field for their 2012 season opener on Aug. 31, they'll be gunning for a third-consecutive region championship. During their recent run, the Devils have been known for their powerful and relentless running game.
Bulloch Academy alumna Heaven Hinton, 20-year-old daughter of Tina Hendrix and Dennis Hinton, recently signed a scholarship to attend Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville and extend her collegiate softball career.
Thunderstorms brought football practices around the county to a halt Thursday afternoon, but no spirits were dampened as full-pad practices are officially getting underway.
The Bulloch Academy varsity softball team raised $4,400 for the Alzheimer's Association with a preseason tournament Tuesday.
The beginning of the regular season is still over a week away, but that didn't stop four softball teams from taking the diamond for a great cause Tuesday afternoon.
Wednesday afternoon marked the first official day of organized football practice for high schools across Georgia, though it was tough to tell by looking at fields around Bulloch County.
Bulloch Academy's varsity softball team will help raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association with a four-team, preseason tournament July 31.
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.
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From the outside looking in, Statesboro's Alex Wagner and Southeast Bulloch's L.A. Anderson appear to have nothing in common.