Brian Stillwell faced the minimum in throwing his second no-hitter in less than three weeks in a 1-0 Mill Creek victory, giving the Hawks the doubleheader sweep Wednesday at Fathers Field.
The Panthers used an eight-run bottom of the fifth inning in Game 1 -- erasing an 8-1 deficit -- to eventually win 11-10. The Bulldogs scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh in Game 2 to come back and win 5-4.
Collins Hill toppled nationally ranked Lassiter 2-1 Wednesday to advance to the state championship against Walton.
The game-winning goal in an eventual 2-0 win for GAC in the Class AA state semifinals advanced the Spartans to the state championship game at home on Saturday night. GAC will play the winner of Cross Keys and Westminster.
Riding the one-run seventh and overcoming the disappointment of a 3-1 loss, Brookwood shot out of the gate in the second game, rocking Lassiter starter Mitch Shelby for six runs in two innings and ending his night.
ALPHARETTA -- Duluth got quality pitching for 13 of the 14 innings, but that one bad inning led to a split in Wednesday's doubleheader with Alpharetta in the second round of the Class AAAAA baseball state tournament to force a deciding Game 3.
Republican Newt Gingrich said Wednesday he's running for president because his experience has prepared him to return America "to hope and opportunity."
Interstate 85's landscape in Gwinnett could change once again, if a proposed redevelopment of the OFS property at Jimmy Carter Boulevard becomes a reality.
The emotion was evident, as Gov. Nathan Deal took up his pen, granting his go-ahead for the possible formation of Gwinnett's newest city.
BUFORD -- Mason Gentry had a home run and seven RBIs, while Sam Clay tossed a three-hitter in Game 1 and Buford swept Calhoun 12-1, 15-3 to advance to the state Class AA quarterfinals Wednesday.
A pair of tubers were rescued from the Chattahoochee River on Wednesday evening after they got separated from their group, officials said.
The Providence Christian boys soccer team started fast and ended strong with a 4-1 win over Pace Academy in the Class A state semifinals Wednesday night.
DACULA -- Hebron's baseball team qualified for the Elite Eight for the first time in school history and its best hitter Danny Lockhart broke the state's record for most hits in a career.
A run of good fortune finally came to an end Wednesday night as Parkview fell to host Walton 3-0 in the Final Four in a game that was played much closer than the score indicated.
Investigators used pictures on Facebook to help link a suspected chop shop operator to a stolen motorcycle, police said Wednesday.
LILBURN -- Providence Christian got popped in the mouth early and had an emphatic answer for George Walton in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series. The Stars didn't have the same fight in Game 2 and split the doubleheader Wednesday.
A Lilburn man was arrested this week after police say they found a large-scale marijuana grow inside his home.
Ian Desmond hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the 11th inning, Jayson Werth followed with a two-run homer and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Wednesday night.
LeBron James put the Heat up for good with a 3-pointer with 2:10 left on the way to a 33-point effort, and Miami topped Boston 97-87 to win their East semifinal series Wednesday night in five games.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Best Buy following an incident at one its stores in Duluth.
A long-term investigation produced 29 drug-related arrests in Barrow County Tuesday, officials said.
Gwinnett Democrats are asking the county's new chairwoman to get started on ethics reform after her predecessor resigned from office to avoid indictment.
Mountain View football will host its annual fundraiser golf tournament May 26 at Reunion Golf Club in Braselton. Registration is $125 per golfer or $450 per foursome, which includes prizes and a post-round dinner.
HOSCHTON — Technically, Brian Stillwell’s outing in Game 2 of Mill Creek’s second-round Class AAAAA state playoff series against Dacula was not a perfect game.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Pawtucket Red Sox by a score of 2-0 at McCoy Stadium Wednesday night.
Greater Atlanta Christian senior Jared Hemmings has signed a letter of intent with The Citadel’s wrestling program, becoming the first Spartan wrestler to sign with a college.
Brookwood senior baseball player Zac Rinehart has signed a letter of intent with Central Alabama. He is the son of Jerry and Kelly Rinehart.
MARIETTA — Remember this about the Parkview boys soccer team.
With the nation transfixed by the daring raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the first GOP presidential debate transpired last week with relatively little notice. For Republicans, that’s the good news.
ATLANTA — The emotion was evident, as Gov. Nathan Deal took up his pen, granting his go-ahead for the possible formation of Gwinnett’s newest city.
Mill Creek defensive end/linebacker Cody Rediger has made a commitment to play football for Georgia Southern, joining fellow seniors Austin Hagan and Devonte Lewis in joining the Eagles.
Budget deficit to exceed $1 trillion
Suspect in cannibal sting shot by police
Trump: Torture was needed to get bin Laden
Robert Woodson would probably wince if you called him a ‘‘community organizer.’’ That’s because for the last 30 years as president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, he has not spent time organizing the poor around ineffective government programs and other addictions he has been helping them become self-sufficient.
G-Braves giving away Chopper banks Saturday
William Lee Still age 83, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Friday, May 13, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel ...
Rachel Mae Jackson, age 69, of Winder, passed away Monday, May 9, 2011. She was a member of Cumming Second Baptist Church. Rachel is preceded in death by her mother ...
Evelyn Batchelor Yancey, age 81, of Grayson, GA, passed away May 8, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A FAMILY COMPANY" 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Lula Maurine Stephens Kirby, age 89, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, formerly of Lawrenceville entered into rest on Monday, May 9, 2011. She is survived by a daughter; Linda Kirby Wilkerson ...
Sara Murphy Thomas, age 92, of Tucker, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The funeral will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Bill Head ...
Jorge Leonard Contrereas, age 50 of Norcross, GA passed away May 9, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com
John J. Piatt, Jr., age 64, of Winder, GA passed away May 8, 2011. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.
Edward Franklin Sims, age 77 of Bethlehem, GA passed away May 10, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553
Evelyn Moon Edge, 90, of Sullivan, Missouri went home to be the with Lord on May 7, 2011. She was a native of Snellville, Georgia and the daughter of the ...
Mr. Robert R. Allen, age 45, of Auburn, GA passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2011. He is survived by his wife of seventeen years, Carla Williams Allen, Auburn, GA ...