BROOKLET - Although both the Statesboro boys' and girls' teams dominated the 5th annual Plankenhorn Invitational put on Tuesday by the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets, the Blue Devils knew why they were really there.
LIVERMORE, Calif. - One year after finishing tied for second place in the same 2007 Nationwide Tour event, Georgia Southern alum Aron Price (2002-05) now stands as the 2008 Livermore Valley Wine Country Champion, marking his first career Nationwide title since turning pro in 2005.
From 65, to two. The University of Kansas and the University of Memphis. Who woulda thunk it?
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.
When Tyson Summers was introduced as Georgia Southern's head football coach in the waning days of 2015, he promised that the Eagles would remain ...
It's Paul Johnson, Adrian Peterson (the one that played for the Bears) and the 2013 Florida-Georgia Southern game.
DUBLIN - Dedrick Mills knew he just had to "finish the play" when given a chance to atone for a fumble in his first college game.
ATLANTA - Nick Chubb rushed for 222 yards in his return from a gruesome knee injury, including a 55-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter ...
DARLINGTON, S.C. - The Tide Ride, the Busch Beer car and the bright red Coca-Cola machine. All locked in fans minds and NASCAR history - and ...
PHILADELPHIA - Adonis Garcia scored the winning run in the 10th inning after homering twice earlier in the game, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia ...
PHILADELPHIA - Freddie Freeman hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the ninth, Matt Kemp had four RBIs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 ...
Now this is the way to start the college football season.
Tired of sending countless players to the NFL but going a decade since its last Southeastern Conference championship, Georgia decided that a change in leadership ...
BOSTON - There were times in 2015 when it seemed like the end of the season couldn't arrive fast enough for Georgia Tech and Boston ...
Football season never truly ends in Statesboro, but updates from spring practice, summer workouts and preseason camp can only quench some of the thirst.
The schools not from Power Five conferences are making the most of their inclusion in the New Year's Six bowl lineup.
For the first time since the NFL created its current divisional structure in 2002, there is talk of a potential dynasty in the NFC South.
NEW YORK - Eugenie Bouchard wrung her hands at her post-match news conference. She rubbed her lower lip. She squeezed her left arm.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Less than a year after a gruesome knee injury, Nick Chubb is ready to run again for the Georgia Bulldogs.