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SHS, SEB invade Albany

SHS, SEB invade Albany

    Region championships and state playoff berths will be determined in the coming months, but both Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch’s boys squads will get some tough non-region competition to help close out 2014 as they travel to Albany for the annual U-Save-It Classic beginning today.

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Bulloch Academy girls still going strong

Bulloch Academy girls still going strong



    Over the last few years, the Lady Gators of Bulloch Academy have gone about setting all sorts of high-water marks for the program.

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Local Roundup: Blue Devils fall in overtime

Local Roundup: Blue Devils fall in overtime

     RICHMOND HILL — The Statesboro Blue Devils suffered their first region loss of the season as they were knocked off in overtime at Richmond Hill, 63-56.

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Updated: dec. 16, 2014 9:51 p.m.
Portal rebounds

Portal rebounds

    PORTAL — Facing a Johnson County squad from the opposite side of the always-competitive Region 3-A, the Portal Panthers were in no mood to take prisoners.

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Local teams light up basketball court

Local teams light up basketball court

Bulloch Academy basketball sweeps

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SHS takes the rematch

SHS takes the rematch



    PORTAL — Just one week after an overtime epic at the Devil’s Den, Statesboro and Portal once again took to the court.

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Panthers have a day

Panthers have a day

    PORTAL — Over the last few seasons, Portal and Calvary Day have had plenty of classic shootouts in the Region 3-A tournament.

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BA wrestlers mixing it up with GHSA

BA wrestlers mixing it up with GHSA

    Bulloch Academy is no stranger to success on the wrestling mat, but this season offers a whole new host of opponents for the Gators to stack up

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Local Roundup: Claxton tops War Eagles

Local Roundup: Claxton tops War Eagles

    CLAXTON — The Claxton Tigers took down visiting Jenkins County with a 67-59 win on Friday.

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Updated: dec. 12, 2014 10:41 p.m.
Hawkinsville holds on, takes Class A title

Hawkinsville holds on, takes Class A title

    ATLANTA — Warren Singletary scored on a pair of short touchdown runs and Hawkinsville defeated Irwin County, 15-6, for the Georgia High School Association Class A-Public state football title on Friday at the Georgia Dome.

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Calhoun tops WCHS for title, stays unbeaten in AAA

    ATLANTA — Calhoun scored on a 40-yard double-reverse pass from Baylon Spector to Carson Brown early in the fourth quarter and defeated Washington County, 27-20, to win the Georgia High School Association Class AAA state football title on Friday night at the Georgia Dome.

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Devils hand Rebs 1st loss

Devils hand Rebs 1st loss

    Statesboro spent three quarters not being able to hit much of anything that wasn’t a layup.

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Updated: dec. 09, 2014 10:25 p.m.
Lady Gators escape Westfield

Lady Gators escape Westfield

    Senior Pate Lomax banked in an offensive rebound with 23.4 seconds left to lead the Bulloch Academy girls to a thrilling 61-59 victory over Westfield Saturday.

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Local Roundup: Portal Panthers pound Wheeler

Local Roundup: Portal Panthers pound Wheeler

    PORTAL — Five players scored double digits and the Portal Panthers (2-1) hammered Wheeler County 78-53 on Saturday at home.

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Tigers sweep SEB

Tigers sweep SEB

    BROOKLET — The boys of Southeast Bulloch were able to muscle out a victory over Islands early in the week, but a non-region visit from Claxton proved to be just a bit too much as the Tigers earned a 63-57 win Saturday night.

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Bulloch girls stay perfect, boys win a thriller

Bulloch girls stay perfect, boys win a thriller


    Bulloch Academy hit 9 of 27 free throws through three quarters Friday night in their home opener against Deerfield-Windsor, But seniors Marvin Perkins and Smith Reeves canned 6 of 8 from the charity stripe with under a minute left in the game as the Gators upset the squad from Albany 48-45.

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Updated: dec. 05, 2014 11:21 p.m.
Local Roundup: Jackets pummel Pierce County

Local Roundup: Jackets pummel Pierce County

    BROOKLET — The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets dominated Pierce County at home Friday winning 82-52.

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A hometown barn burner

A hometown barn burner

    In a heated battle of county rivals, four quarters of action just wasn’t enough.

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A lot at stake: Portal visits Statesboro on the hardwood

A lot at stake: Portal visits Statesboro on the hardwood

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Saturday's print edition. Statesboro High School's boys basketball team won two games over Portal in the 2008-09 season, the last time the teams faced each other. Because of a reporter's error, a sports article on page 11 Friday incorrectly stated who won those games. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.What's at stake?

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BA's Stuckey named to GISA All-Star team

BA's Stuckey named to GISA All-Star team

    Bulloch Academy senior Dylan Stuckey has been selected to play in the 2014 Georgia Independent School Association All-Star football game this Saturday in Macon.

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Updated: dec. 03, 2014 6:33 p.m.
Badcock Home Furniture & More Presents: Prep Sports Spotlight

Badcock Home Furniture & More Presents: Prep Sports Spotlight

    Bulloch Academy is rarely at a loss to find a great athlete walking its halls, but senior Cody Lanier is taking things to a new level.

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SEB sweeps region games

SEB sweeps region games



    BROOKLET — The Southeast Bulloch boys dropped their season opener one week ago.

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Portal hits hardwood for season opener

Portal hits hardwood for season opener


       

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SHS girls take care of business

SHS girls take care of business

    The Statesboro High girls got their Thanksgiving celebration off to an early start, feasting on Southeast Bulloch to claim a 65-18 victory Wednesday afternoon at the Devil’s Den.

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Badcock Home Furniture & More Presents: Prep Sports Spotlight

Badcock Home Furniture & More Presents: Prep Sports Spotlight

    Much was made about the dominance of graduated Bulloch Academy wrestler Mitchell Ball and his three individual state championships.

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Calvary Day hands Lady Devils first loss of season

Calvary Day hands Lady Devils first loss of season



    The Statesboro girls were finally cooled off after a fast start, falling to Calvary Day by a count of 51-45 Monday evening in the first day of competition at the Blue Devils’ annual ‘Ladies Night Out’ tournament.

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Claxton Tigers eliminated at home by No. 10 Bobcats

Claxton Tigers eliminated at home by No. 10 Bobcats

    CLAXTON — A raucous crowd turned up at the Pecan Grove to cheer on the Claxton Tigers as they hosted their first playoff game in over a decade.

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Local Roundup: Screven falls after tough 2nd half

Local Roundup: Screven falls after tough 2nd half

    SYLVANIA — The Screven County Gamecocks led at the half, but couldn't survive a second-half onslaught by Heard County and lost 28-6 on Friday in the second round of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs.

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Updated: nov. 21, 2014 10:56 p.m.
Prep Football Playoff Scores, 11/21

Prep Football Playoff Scores, 11/21

GHSA Playoff Scores

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Playoffs return to the Pecan Grove

Playoffs return to the Pecan Grove

    CLAXTON — For the first time since 2001, the Pecan Grove is preparing to host a postseason party.

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Lady Gators chomp Augusta Prep

Lady Gators chomp Augusta Prep

    Bulloch Academy’s starting five were poetry in motion Thursday night against Augusta Prep in the third and final day of the ninth annual Lady Gator Classic preseason basketball tournament.

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