Both the Bulloch Academy boys' and girls' basketball teams will be playing for region championships tonight as the GISA Region 2-AA tournament concludes in the Gators' gym.
SAVANNAH – The Portal Panthers have now gone further in tournament play than any previous Portal basketball team.
The Statesboro boys basketball team advanced to the championship of the region 3-AAAA tournament with a 51-38 win over Wayne County Friday at the Academy of Richmond County.
Three Lady Gamecocks scored in double figures to lead Screven County to a 61-21 win over Jefferson County Wednesday in the region 3-AA tournament at Josey. The win secured a trip to the state playoffs for Screven, which improved to 22-4. Kadedra Evans scored 12 points while Ashley Loundy and Kiki Warren added 10 apiece for the Lady Gamecocks, who continue tournament play at Josey Friday with a 4 p.m. game against Swainsboro.
SAVANNAH - The No. 3 seed Portal Panthers dismantled the No. 7 seed Claxton Tigers Wednesday night, 73-35, in the first round of the region 3-A basketball playoffs.
The NBA banished Tim Hardaway from All-Star weekend in Las Vegas because of his anti-gay remarks.
BROOKLET - Morgan Jones got her first hat trick of the year and sister Kacey earned the shutout as the Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (1-0-1) knocked off the Screven County Lady Gamecocks 5-0 on a cold Tuesday night at SEB's Fred Shaver Field.
Statesboro shut out visiting Brunswick in the second quarter and held the Pirates without a point over a stretch of 10:01 to cruise to a 57-29 victory Tuesday in the first round of the region 3-AAAA tournament.
The Statesboro High girls' basketball team secured a trip to the state playoffs with a 52-49 win at Ware County in Region 3-AAAA tournament action Tuesday. Gwennetta Jones led the Lady Devils with 16 points, while Victoria Mikell added 14 and Monnette Bennett scored 11. SHS continues tournament play at Richmond Academy on Friday against an opponent to be determined.
The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team will return to the field today after a disappointing, yet optimistic finish to the 2006 season.
For the Statesboro boys soccer team, the 2006 season didn't end the way they ever wanted it to. With plenty of confidence and expectations, the Blue Devils were shocked in the first round of the state tournament by Thomas County Central in a thrilling overtime loss.
A quest for a state championship in basketball begins today, with area teams beginning play in their respective region tournaments. The teams who survive to the final four of region tourney play qualify for the state tournament which begins on Feb. 23.
The Bulloch Academy boys accomplished two of their pre-season goals Friday night.
SYLVANIA – In a night set aside to honor Screven County's seniors, neither team disappointed. The Lady Gamecocks (21-4, 11-3) demolished the visiting Lady Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch (8-14, 7-7) 72-22, wrapping up a very successful regular season and sending the Lady Gamecocks into the region 3-AA playoffs with an air of confidence.
John B. Kenny has been hired by the Bulloch County School System to teach physical education at Southeast Bulloch High School. He has also been selected by the Principal, Joni Walker-Seier, as the new head football coach.
NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez's lawyers updated his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and Bud Selig, adding new criticism of the commissioner for not testifying in the union's grievance to overturn the 211-game suspension given to the New York Yankees star last summer. The lawyers filed a 33-page amended complaint Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, expanding on the suit originally filed Oct. 3 in New York Supreme Court. Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz ...
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NFL teams are turning turnovers directly into points at a record rate.
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CHICAGO - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season. The team said that Rose had successful surgery Monday morning in Chicago to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. He was hurt Friday night at Portland. The 2011 NBA MVP missed all of last season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Chicago's 2012 playoff opener against Philadelphia. He has ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Red-faced and bundled on the sideline in a parka and stocking cap, Peyton Manning looked nothing the part of the cold-weather quarterback. From a numbers perspective, he isn't. His 19-for-36, 150-yard performance in a 6-degree wind chill at New England showed it, as does his unflattering record. After Denver's 34-31 overtime loss Sunday, Manning is now 8-11 when the temperature is 40 or below. "It's always a possibility ...
Heisman Trophy voters were emailed a ballot on Monday. It's not due back for two weeks. Good thing, because it's going to take some time to sort this out. A Heisman race that not long ago seemed well-defined has been muddled in so many ways. Not the least of which is a sexual assault investigation involving Jameis Winston, the Florida State star who would otherwise be the clear front-runner after the ...
Here they come: the Panthers, Cardinals and Steelers.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Despite the worst loss in school history and the first losing season in more than three decades, Florida coach Will Muschamp doesn't feel like he has a rebuilding project on his hands. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Brandon Bass had 17 points, seven rebounds and two key blocks and the Boston Celtics surged past the Atlanta Hawks 94-87 on Saturday. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The prosecutor leading the investigation of the sexual assault allegation made against Florida State's Jameis Winston said Friday there are still "four or five" things that still need to be done before a final decision is made on whether to bring charges against the quarterback. State Attorney Willie Meggs said that prosecutors spoke with the accuser in the ...
MILLEN - Four years ago, a group of former high school and college players kept their football careers going by forming the East Georgia Rebels, a minor league squad.
What a juicy matchup the NFL scheduled for Thursday night, a showdown for the lead in the NFC South and maybe for the best record in the conference.
NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez benched himself at his own grievance hearing. The New York Yankees star walked out in the middle of a session Wednesday, furious arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. The move, followed by angry statements accusing Selig of bias and the entire arbitration process of flaws, appeared to be a prelude ...
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