The fifth annual Derrick Plankenhorn Invitational track meet was rained out Saturday and is rescheduled for Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Southeast Bulloch High School.
Bulloch Academy's doubles team of Kate Anna Akins and Mary Catherine Spigener were crowned GISA Region 2-AA champions during region tournament play Friday at Georgia Southern.
BROOKLET - Joe Wilson gave up only two runs in his 62⁄3 innings of work, and he made up for it by driving in two Southeast Bulloch runners in the bottom of the fifth inning as the Yellow Jackets (8-8, 4-4 Region 3-AA) knocked off visiting Swainsboro (10-6, 6-3) 4-2 Friday in a big region matchup.
Slowly but surely, Georgia Southern's defense is making the kind progress the Eagles have been searching for all along.
Today in Brooklet, 14 track teams will arrive at Southeast Bulloch for what has become the biggest track and field event in this area.
SAVANNAH - This past weekend, the Cheer South All-Stars Senior Level 4 were awarded the prestigious title of National Cheer Star Grand Champions. The squad scored in first place in their division and also received the highest score given to any team competing, including level 5 squads.
Sporting notes compiled while happily watching the Braves batter the Pirates bullpen Wednesday night:
For the Statesboro track and field team, 2008 has been anything but a normal season.
When thinking of a star tennis player, the image that comes to mind is average height and build with a exceptional backhand.
Approaching Saturday's Plankenhorn invitational - Southeast Bulloch's annual track meet participated in by teams from all over southeast Georgia and all GHSA classifications - the Portal Panthers are pleased with the way their program is coming together.
BROOKLET - With Saturday's annual Plankenhorn Invitational looming, Southeast Bulloch picked up two big wins Wednesday in a five-team meet.
Crawford Simmons pitched a complete game, allowing just one run on five hits, propelling Statesboro to a 2-1 win Monday at Mill Creek over visiting Evans.
BROOKLET - Brittany Hood scored four times as the Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (9-3, 3-3 Area 3-AA/A) avenged a March loss in Sylvania with a 4-0 area win over visiting Screven County Tuesday at Fred Shaver Field.
Two Bulloch Academy seniors will get the chance to perform on the gridiron in front of the hometown crowd on Saturday afternoons.
The William James boys track team won its third straight Coastal Empire title over the weekend, besting seven other teams.
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