The 2012 high school football season officially kicks off today as Metter and Emanuel County Institute take the field in the inaugural Erk Russell Classic at Paulson Stadium.
Beginning today, 16 teams from around southeast Georgia will descend on Mill Creek Regional Park for the annual Battle in the 'Boro softball tournament hosted by Statesboro High.
For three innings, the Bulloch Academy Lady Gators were much like Thursday afternoon's 70-degree temperature.
SYLVANIA - Dawn Stewart allowed a hit on the game's first at-bat, but that was the only one.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch has been up and down through the first couple of weeks of play, but the Lady Yellow Jackets' Region 1-AAA opener saw them show up in top form.
With preseason scrimmages now a thing of the past, football teams from all around the state have now entered the home stretch of preparations as the regular season quickly approaches.
When the Statesboro Blue Devils take the field, it doesn't matter how the roster is shaping up or what the previous season's team was able to accomplish. The goal is always the same.
CLAXTON - The Claxton Tigers have spent the last six years building from a program with little participation and only rare success into a perennial contender for the postseason and a threat to take down just about any opponent.
PORTAL - It was hard to find a better feel-good story than the Portal Panthers in 2011.
For the first time in 2012, it was a football Friday night in Georgia.
PORTAL - Twiggs County quarterback Nokie Shine put on a show to the tune of 304 passing yards, but the Portal Panthers hung in there and gave themselves a chance when the teams scrimmaged Friday at the Portal Athletic Complex.
It looked doubtful for a while but the Bulloch Academy Lady Gators finally finished a softball game.
The Lady Gators still haven't had a chance to finish a regular-season softball game.
BROOKLET - The last few years haven't been the greatest for the football team at Southeast Bulloch, but with the 2012 regular season just a couple of weeks away, there have never been more reasons to believe that things are about to turn themselves around.
Southeast Bulloch's football season came to a somber close Friday night, being defeated 35-7 by Worth County in the first round of the 3A ...
Screven shocked the state of Georgia last week, leaving them a tough act to follow in this year's playoffs.
Even with a region championship slipping through their grasp, Southeast Bulloch still has one attainable goal from the beginning of the season.
Just as time always seems to do, football season goes by way too fast.
Welcome to the first ever Statesboro Herald All-County softball team! It's been a long time coming in my opinion.
There are lows, then there are low-lows - then there's rock bottom.
The Portal Panthers have been through a lot this season.
The Screven County Gamecocks (9-1, 7-0 Region 4-AA) defeated Jefferson County (9-1, 6-1 Region 4-AA) 49-35 Friday night to win the region outright and setup ...