Parkview's Veal headed to UGA
Parkview senior Jason Veal has accepted a spot as a preferred walk-on with the University of Georgia's football team.
Veal started on offense and defense for the Panthers at fullback, tight end and defensive end and also played two seasons of soccer, including one for the 2005 state championship team. A four-year Scholar-Athlete Award winner, he also maintains a 3.8 GPA in AP and honors classes.
Shiloh's Black to sign with Lenoir-Rhyne
Shiloh senior Evan Black has made a commitment to play football for Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory, N.C. The offensive lineman will sign with the school Wednesday at 2:45 p.m. in the Generals' Alumni Room.
Buford's Case, teammates make commitments
Buford senior Kody Case, the son of former NFL player Scott Case, has made a commitment to play football for Valdosta State. He had 17 catches for 544 yards and five touchdowns as a senior along with 31 tackles on defense.
Two of Case's teammates have agreed to preferred walk-on spots - offensive lineman Billy Johnson to Georgia and safety Cody Vining to Valdosta State.
Shiloh JV teams sweep region titles
Shiloh's junior varsity basketball teams won both of the Region 8-AAAAA Tournament titles this past weekend.
Tournament MVP Chanel Burse had 28 points as the Generals defeated Grayson 49-34 for the girls' title. All-tournament selection Anella Durmic led Grayson with eight points.
Shiloh defeated Grayson 54-49 for the boys championship behind Miles Grier (12 points), Jeff Quarterman (11 points), tournament MVP Keiron Bobb and all-tournament picks Cedric Eichelberger and Eugene Glenn. Grayson was led by Derrick Horsey (15 points) and Andre Bellamy (12).
Central boys win ninth-grade crown
The Central Gwinnett ninth-grade boys basketball team won the Region 8-AAAAA Tournament championship this past weekend.
The Black Knights defeated Parkview 53-35 in the title game. Central's Jerry Coleman was the tournament MVP, while teammates Cameron Coles and Tavish Nipper made the all-tournament team.
Five wins in a row for the Atlanta Vision
The Atlanta Vision won for the fifth straight time this past weekend at Gwinnett Center, defeating the Bahama All-Pro Show 112-77. Sean Dixon led the Vision with 25 points, while Dacula grad B.J. Puckett added 22 points and a team-record 17 rebounds.
Thrashers send Sterling to AHL Chicago
The Atlanta Thrashers have reassigned forward Brett Sterling to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League, according to Executive Vice President, General Manager and head coach Don Waddell.