Here is how the Top Ten teams in The Associated Press high school football polls fared this week. Area ranked teams in bold:
The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
A black bear has been spotted in North Bryan near I-16 and the Bulloch County line, according to Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe.
As a part of this year's Homecoming celebration, "Welcome to our Jungle," Bryan County High School students, teachers and parents gathered Thursday for a parade in downtown Pembroke. The football team, cheerleaders, softball players, JROTC, marching band, Homecoming court candidates and more were escorted down Hwy. 280 by the Pembroke Fire and Bryan County Sheriff's departments. The undefeated Redskins (5-0) hit the gridiron Friday night against Metter High School for the annual Homecoming game followed by the Homecoming dance. To see more photos, visit the photo gallery on this website.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The chatter started not long after South Carolina was upset at home by Auburn. It picked up steam when Florida was blown out by Alabama.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball has set the times for potential wild-card tiebreaker games with both races coming down to the wire.
NEW YORK - The Tampa Bay Rays and St. Louis Cardinals would be home if tiebreaker games are needed to decide wild-card berths in the playoffs.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Mark Richt has announced Shawn Williams will be Georgia's defensive captain for Saturday's game at Mississippi.
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STATESBORO, Ga. - For the first time since 2001, the Georgia Southern Football team sits a top both the Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Poll and the FCS Coaches Poll. The Eagles are off to a 2-0 start in 2011 but will have the week off before playing Western Carolina on Sept. 24.
ATLANTA (AP) - Falcons Pro Bowl receiver Roddy White is eager to see how opponents defend him now that Atlanta has added rookie wideout Julio Jones.
Uncertainty prevailed in the Southeastern Conference whenever the conversation turned to quarterbacks during the offseason.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Military personnel now have an avenue to some of the toughest tickets in college sports.
Fort Jackson, S.C. – Georgia Southern Cross Country finished third at the Gamecock Invitational Friday evening, improving upon its finishes from the last three years for new Head Coach Marlo Mincey. Freshman Rebecca Greenwall (Athens, Ga.) paced the Eagles with a seventh-place individual finish, breaking into Georgia Southern's all-time top 10 best times for the 5K with a time of 19:08:11 in her first collegiate competition.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those needing a hunter-education course before deer season have three options to make that happen.
COVINGTON - The Georgia Wildlife Federation, through the Foundation's State Giving Program, last week received a $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to assist with Georgia Hunters for the Hungry.
Free celebrations are planned in the area for National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 28, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Bryan County stays unbeaten at 3-0 shutting out Jeff Davis, 38-0. in Region 2-AA game, the Redskins are 2-0 in region
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Deer-hunting season opens Saturday statewide.
Bryan County High School quarterback Jeremy McClendon called the Redskins' triple overtime 34-27 win over Toombs County in Lyons a character builder.
This just in. Richmond Hill High School's matchup against Savannah High on Friday will be the site of the local ESPN Gameday radio broadcast from 3 to 6 p.m. on ESPN 1400 AM, and Wildcats coach Lyman Guy would like for fans to be there to make some on-air noise and show their support for the home team.
Local hunting show "Hunten Ham Horn Feather" will air at 8 a.m. Sunday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -Waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations have been approved for the 2013-2014 season by the Board of Natural Resources.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The upcoming Labor Day holiday is expected to bring people to the water to celebrate for one more warm-weather weekend.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - All hunters interested in participating in a deer-quota hunt need to complete an online application that must be in before midnight Sept. 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex is proposing to collect beginning July 1, 2014, a once-per-season, $25 hunt-permit fee from any individual wanting to participate in any or all complex hunts.