North to host Hall of Fame induction on Friday
The North Gwinnett Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremony will be Friday between the Bulldogs' home basketball doubleheader. The girls game begins at 7 p.m., with the ceremony to follow.
Individuals set to be inducted are swimmers Megan D'Urso and Sarah Looney, softball player Heather Pierce Black, basketball players Jason Prentice and Brian Welch, baseball players Travis Echols, Lars Mitchell, Justin Rahm and Mitch Rider, soccer players Samantha Au, Angela Franklin, Karl Lane and Connor Swartout, cheerleaders Katie Aloisio and Kayla Yale, football player Jonathan Loudermilk, wrestler Cameron Reeves and cross country runner Lauren Postma.
North will also honor the following teams from 2006-07: girls swimming, boys soccer, football, girls golf and baseball. The girls basketball teams from 1959, 1960 and 1962 also will be inducted.
Collins Hill wrestling ranked fourth in SE
The Collins Hill wrestling team was ranked fourth in the Southeast by Wrestling USA Magazine on Wednesday.
The Eagles were ranked third last month but dropped one spot despite placing third at the National Wrestling Classic in Kansas City.
Collins Hill is ranked No. 1 in Class AAAAA and is 20-0 in duals this season.
Union Grove was tied for seventh and Harrison was tied for 10th.
Autograph show features Buford's Henderson
Seniors from this season's Georgia football team will be on hand at the annual Senior Autograph Show on Saturday at the Digger's Sportsgrille in Lawrenceville.
The signing event will run from 1 to 5 p.m. and will include player photos, hats and other autographed items for purchase. Senior Bulldogs scheduled to appear include Buford grad Mikey Henderson, Sean Bailey, Kregg Lumpkin and A.J. Bryant.
For more information, call 678-377-8660.
Jeff Ireland becomes Dolphins GM
DAVIE, Fla. - Jeff Ireland has rejoined Bill Parcells to help revive the Miami Dolphins.
Ireland, who spent the past seven years in player personnel with the Dallas Cowboys, was hired Wednesday as Dolphins general manager. He replaces Randy Mueller, fired Monday after three seasons with Miami.
Parcells, the Cowboys' head coach from 2003-06, joined the Dolphins two weeks ago as executive vice president of football operations.
Ireland may have input in deciding the fate of Cam Cameron, whose job is in jeopardy after going 1-15 in his first season as an NFL head coach. Cameron met Tuesday with Parcells, but remained uncertain whether he would be retained.