Central's Adams named to Adidas Nations team
Central Gwinnett sophomore Jordan Adams has been named to the U.S. roster for the Adidas Nations basketball team, a prestigious group that competes Aug. 6-9 in Chicago in an international tournament.
Adams practices with the team this weekend in Las Vegas and again June 11-13. The 6-foot-4 guard led the Black Knights to the Class AAAAA Final Four this past season.
Garner joins Archer hoops staff
Former North Gwinnett head boys coach Len Garner has been hired as a varsity assistant basketball coach at Archer under head coach Tim Watkins.
Garner, who will teach at Head Elementary, was North's head boys coach the past seven seasons. He took four teams to the state tournament, including his final team that was 17-12.
Dacula's Marseille transfers to Tennessee Tech
Dacula grad Matt Marseille has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Tennessee Tech. He elected to transfer from Centenary College, which is dropping down from Division I-A next season.
The 6-foot-5, 205-pounder averaged 7.4 points in 21.9 minutes per game as a Centenary freshman. He will be eligible to play at Tennessee Tech for the 2010-11 season.
Broncos' Powell headed to Erskine
Brookwood senior Rosa Powell will sign a letter of intent today with the Erskine College (S.C.) basketball program. A ceremony for Powell will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Broncos' media center.
Brookwood XC sends five to colleges
Brookwood's state champion cross country team will have five runners compete at the college level next season. The Broncos' Tyler Anyan (Georgetown University), Carter Hewitt (Mississippi State), Tommy George (Georgia), Zack Robinson (Georgia College and State University) and Tucker Forbes (Georgia College and State University) made recent college commitments.
Duluth youth wrestling to host meeting
The Duluth youth wrestling program will hold an organizational meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Joe Marelle Gym. For more information e-mail Ed Bobo at edwin_bobo@Gwinnett.k12.ga.us.
USA FIT Gwinnett runners post top finishes
Six USA FIT Gwinnett runners won age group titles at the Blimpie Gwinnett Road Race earlier this month.
In the 5K, Suwanee's Jenny Fancher (28 minutes, 36 seconds), Stone Mountain's Deborah Majors (29:08) and Duluth's Fran Tyrrell (33:59) were first in their age divisions. Sugar Hill's Tim Hall (32:25) and Lawrenceville's Marge Jones (37:45) each finished second, while Donna Gakstatter of Dacula (33:09) and Edna Grosskopf of Auburn (35:51) had third-place finishes.
Lawrenceville's Troy Bailey won his 10K age group (54:47), as did Linda Barton of Sugar Hill (55:47). Second-place finishers in the 10K were Jim Auten of Buford (54:31), Jan Kelley of Suwanee (59:41) and Joycelyn Bolden (1:05:17). Erin McKinney of Flowery Branch was third (58:07).
In the 12K, Karen Whitlock of Lilburn won her age group in 1:13:46. Deneen Walters of Suwanee (1:19:58) was second in her division.
Tide's Jackson mulling transfer
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Star Jackson's high school coach said the Alabama quarterback is considering a transfer.
Lake Worth (Fla.) coach Errick Lowe told The Tuscaloosa News and the Press-Register in Mobile that Jackson is weighing his options. Reached on Tuesday by The Associated Press, Lowe would only confirm that Jackson met with Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban last week.
Jackson played in five games last year as a redshirt freshman, but freshman AJ McCarron overtook him on the depth chart during the season. Highly regarded signee Phillip Sims enrolled early and went through spring practice.
Lowe said fledgling program Georgia State is among Jackson's options. Former Lake Worth assistant Anthony Midget is the secondary coach for Georgia State, a team that visits Alabama on Nov. 20.