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SPORTS IN BRIEF: Broncos' Leonard to play college football

Broncos' Leonard to play college football

Anthony Leonard, a 2009 Brookwood grad, signed a letter of intent Wednesday with the Alabama State football program. Leonard will play defensive line at the college level.

Nine Bronco girls sign in soccer

The Brookwood girls soccer program had nine seniors sign with college soccer programs Wednesday.

The Broncos headed to the next level are: Krista Barikos (Reinhardt), Blake Dispigna (Georgia Perimeter), Tayler Graves (Georgia College and State University), Ashley Gray (Kennesaw State), Jordan Miller (Auburn), Anna Sammons (Winthrop), Courtney Simpson (Georgia Southwestern), Julia Wells (Georgia Southwestern) and Hannah Witcher (Alabama-Birmingham).

Former Bronco Emily Hughes also is transferring to Georgia College and State University.

Hawks' Westmoreland signs with South Alabama

Mill Creek senior Brittany Westmoreland has signed a letter of intent with the South Alabama track and cross country program. She is the daughter of Chris and April Westmoreland.

A four-year letter winner, Westmoreland holds four school records with personal bests of 19 minutes, 17 seconds in the 5,000-meter run and 11:42 in the 3,200.

CFL Combine scheduled for March

The Georgia Training Alliance will host the Canadian Football League Combine at its new complex at 2160 Breckinridge Boulevard in Lawrenceville on March 13-14. GTA also hosted the combine last year, but this event is its first at its new 20,000-square-foot training facility.

The combine will offer players who are 2010 draft eligible injury evaluation, physical measurements, 40-yard dash, vertical leap, 20-yard shuttle, three-cone drill and bench press, all in front of CFL team scouts. A total of 80 prospects attended last year's combine and 25 received callbacks for a second tryout, with 13 of those signing a CFL contract.

For more information, call 877-287-0462.

Harlem Legends coming to Duluth

The Harlem Legends, featuring former Globetrotter Michael Douglas, will play a group of Duluth cluster all-stars Feb. 19 at the high school.

The event will be preceded by the Harlem Legends Shoot for the Stars Basketball Camp from 5 to 6:30 p.m. It is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14 and the $20 fee includes a game ticket to the showcase.

For more information, visit www.harlemlegends.com or e-mail

harlemlegends24@harlemlegends.com.

Prep Rally features Norcross-Mill Creek hoops

Gwinnett Prep Rally, a Gwinnett County high school sports TV program, airs basketball highlights from Norcross-Mill Creek boys, Central Gwinnett-South Gwinnett boys, Norcross-Mill Creek girls and Parkview-Brookwood girls on this week's show. Featured athletes include Parkview's Lauren Coleman, Central Gwinnett's Jordan Adams and Brookwood's Jazmine Jackson.

Gwinnett Prep Rally, hosted by Daily Post editor Todd Cline and sports editor Will Hammock, airs Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on GCPS-TV and each Wednesday-Friday at 7:30 a.m., 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on GCPS-TV.

Check www.gwinnettpreprally.com for more information.

Sportsman's Convention in Atlanta Saturday

The Sportsman's Convention and Show, presented by the Georgia Chapter of Safari Club International and featuring hunting and wildlife exhibits, will host its annual show this weekend at the Atlanta Airport Marriott.

The free show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by a 6 p.m. dinner for $100 per person. Call 404-510-3804 or go to www.gasci.org for more information.