Statesboro, GA Football

Metter claws the Redskins

The Metter Tigers remain undefeated on the season after a 50-26 road win over the Bryan County Redskins. The Tigers are now 8-0 overall and 5-0 in region play. Metter is still tied atop the Region 3-A standing with long-time rivals ECI. The loss drops Bryan County to 2-6 overall...
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Georgia Southern prepares for Peach State Showdown against Panthers

STATESBORO, Ga. — A Peach State Showdown is set for this Saturday in Statesboro. Georgia Southern returns to action when it hosts in-state foe Georgia State for Homecoming at Allen E. Paulson Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6:05 p.m. It will be the eighth meeting all-time between the Eagles and...
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Catfight in the Grove this Friday

This Friday night the number-four ranked Metter Tigers will take on one of their oldest rivals as they travel to Claxton to battle the black and gold Tigers in The Pecan Grove. Metter and Claxton first played in 1925, and the two schools have met on the gridiron 71 times...

Midseason Report: Eagles 2-5, to face Georgia State

The 2021 season has been one of many ups and downs for the Georgia Southern football team. Following a 1-3 start, the Eagles fired head coach Chad Lunsford, replacing him with cornerbacks coach Kevin Whitley as interim head coach; however, things have continued in a downwards spiral for GS. After...
Statesboro Herald

Statesboro soars past South Effingham

The Statesboro offense has only had four scoring plays this season over 50 yards, Friday night they had four in one game, as big plays and solid defense led the Blue Devils to a 35-6 win over South Effingham as they improve to 5-3 overall and 3-1 in region play.

It’s Metter over MCA, 28-6

The number four-ranked Metter Tigers remain undefeated on the season after picking up a big region victory Friday night. The Tigers defeated McIntosh County Academy 28-6 in The Jungle to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in region play. With the loss, MCA drops to 2-4-1 overall and 2-2 in the region. Metter remains tied for first place in Region 3-A while the Bucs drop to fourth.

Gamecocks overwhelm Portal 47-20 on Homecoming

In a game that most figured to be close, the Screven County football Gamecocks scored on their first three opening quarter possessions en route to an easy 47-20 rout of visiting Portal’s Panthers in a battle of teams that came in at 0-6 each. Played at Kelly Memorial Stadium on...
Statesboro Herald

SEB back to its winning ways

BROOKLET – Khristian Clark had a homecoming to remember for sure. The Southeast Bulloch senior quarterback ran for two touchdowns, threw for two more and, for good measure, was voted Homecoming King before the game as the Yellow Jackets crushed the Johnson Atomsmashers, 36-15 Friday night. The win moves the...

How SBLive’s Top 25 Georgia high school football teams fared in Week 9: Ware County knocks off No. 2 Warner Robins

Ware County became the first team this season to slow down Warner Robins’ offense, and North Cobb blitzed Walton in a game that was up-and-down for a while. North Cobb (photo by Josh Major) appears poised to take the No. 2 spot behind Collins Hill, while the Gators from Waycross should make a big leap from No. 23 after consecutive wins over Top 25 opponents.

Top 20 rivalries in Georgia high school football

From the Winnersville Classic to the Battle of Buckhead and the “City Championship” to the “Classic City Championship,” Georgia high school football is rife with intense rivalries young and old. Pictured above is Lowndes quarterback Jacurri Brown holding the Winnersville Classic Trophy after the Vikings beat longtime rival Valdosta this...
Statesboro Herald

Brunswick blanks Statesboro

Statesboro head coach Jeff Kaiser said earlier in the week that it was going to be tough to move the ball against the Brunswick Pirates huge, fast defensive front. That proved to be the case Friday night as the Blue Devils managed just 131 total yards of offense and five first downs and the Statesboro defense finally gave out in the second half as the fifth-ranked Pirates shutout the Blue Devils 21-0.