A long, crazy night of baseball featured plenty of late fireworks in both ends of Friday's first-round Class AAAAA state playoff doubleheader between Grayson and Peachtree Ridge.
HOSCHTON -- Shiloh hasn't competed in the state baseball playoffs since 1999, but the lack of playoff experience for the Generals didn't show on Friday night.. Facing Region 7-AAAAA champion Mill Creek in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs, the Generals shook off a 5-2 loss
RINGGOLD -- Lanier's first trip to the state playoffs ended quickly on Friday. The Longhorns were swept by Rinngold 11-1 and 14-4 in five innings.. "They were a very good team," Lanier head coach Chad Longe said.. In Game 1, Lanier was held to just two hits. T.J. Richardson
SNELLVILLE -- Game 1 finished just like North Gwinnett's regular season, with a tough, one-run loss, its sixth straight setback.. The Bulldogs' late-season swoon, where they seemingly found ways to lose, came to an end in Game 2 Friday night of the Class AAAAA first-round baseball series
NORCROSS -- For Wesleyan, both the girls and boys soccer teams opened the first round of playoffs Friday night in Norcross. Both suffered the same fate.. The girls lost a tough 2-1 game to Galloway, while the boys were beaten by Walker 4-1.. The girls fell behind in the 57th
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- For the third time on their eight-game road trip in Ohio, the Gwinnett Braves have been rained out. Rain forced the postponement of Friday night's game between the Gwinnett Braves (18-9) and the Columbus Clippers (15-12). The game was originally scheduled for a 7:05 p.m. start
BOSTON -- Rajon Rondo had a triple-double with 17 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the Celtics to a 90-84 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night and give Boston a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.. It was the seventh career playoff
ATHENS -- Friday was Billy Horschel's turn. After watching playing partner Kent Jones shoot a course-record 63 in Thursday's opening round of the Stadion Classic at UGA, Horschel popped eight birdies on the board and posted his own 63 Friday to move into a share of the 36-hole
NFL quarterback Tim Tebow appeared before a sell-out crowd at 12Stone Church event Friday.
Girls State Track and Field Championships. Hugh Mills Stadium, Albany. Friday's field eventsCLASS AAAAA. FIRST PLACEAlex Johnson, Mountain View, high jump 5-4*SECOND PLACEMalayshia George, Mill Creek, high jump 5-4*. Anna Machovec, Dacula, discus, 126-09THIRD PLACEDaijah Cooke, Berkmar, triple jump, 36-9. Madison Sears, Peachtree Ridge, discus, 122-10. Katherine Yost, Norcross
LILBURN -- Parkview began its state title defense Friday with a pair of 5-1 wins over Collins Hill in the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.. The Panthers scored two runs in the first inning of the first game, and three runs in the first of the second
BUFORD -- Buford rode the momentum of a 14-0 five-inning win in Game 1 right into a 16-0 three-inning rout in Game 2 as the Wolves completed the sweep of Temple in the first round of the Class AA state baseball playoffs Friday.. With the series win, Buford
South Gwinnett grad as beloved as ever in his home county
ALBANY -- Before her final jump, Landyn Duley knew she had claimed her first track state championship.. The sophomore from Wesleyan's jump of 35 feet, 11 inches already stood at tops for Class A triple jump, but Duley came to Albany with a goal beyond a medal and a hat
ALBANY -- For about two hours, Alex Johnson and Malayshia George sat together under an umbrella in the Albany heat and watched their competition disappear.. But the pair got their jumps in all the same.. When Mountain View's Johnson and Mill Creek's George finally cleared their first bar at 5
Thousands of Relayers turn out for Gwinnett's arm of a national cancer prevention study. (Video inside)
I am a huge fan of Mr. T.K. Adams and his family.
It's time to move on when it comes to the commercialization of Briscoe Field.
While May 1 is designated Law Day in the United States, Judge Lisa Godbey Wood, chief judge of the U.S. Southern District of Georgia, says we Americans should remember that every day is a day of law in this country.
When it comes to political labels, I'm quite comfortable with mine.
LILBURN -- New high school bat restrictions resulted in less scoring in general and fewer homers in particular this season. But you wouldn't have known it Friday at Providence Christian.. Stars hitters acted like they were swinging their old aluminum, although all they could get out of their Class A
DACULA -- When Mason Felt gave up a solo home run on Friday, Hebron baseball coach Heath Kennedy turned to his dugout and said the game was over.. "It was a mistake pitch, but I knew he wouldn't let it happen again," Kennedy said.. Kennedy was right. Felts struck
Ethiopian-born, former Gwinnett prep runners shining at Oklahoma State
Leaders break ground on 70,000-square-foot John C. Maxwell Leadership Center in Duluth, which will become the fourth location for 12Stone Church.
Illegal dumping call turns to felony charges for College Park man, police say.
Members of the art community will have the opportunity to experience some of the work created by several Gwinnett County Public Schools students as professional artists.
Gretchen Peters performs her album "Hello Cruel World" at the Bowman House Concert Series May 5.
Police believe man was intended to kill people who sold him failing gas station
By not listening to what everyone else thought, my friend found a love of a lifetime.
Whether it's water skiiing or other pursuits, it never hurts to measure yourself against your peers.
Traditionally, limited funding has acted as a barrier for sheriffs and their command staff across Georgia who know the value of specialized highway safety enforcement training.
Gwinnett and Duluth governments to each pay $325,000 toward final extension of the Western Gwinnett Bikeway along Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.
Gwinnett fire department raised more than $50K for GeorgiaFirefighters Burn Foundation in 2011
Freeze -- Zimmerman. Sheila Freeze and Mark Zimmerman were married April 6. Minister Joey Mullinax officiated the ceremony.. The bride is employed with Gwinnett County Public Schools.The groom is the son of Gene and Joyce Lambert and is employed with Forsyth County Soil Erosion Department.. After a honeymoon in Lake
Haugh -- Pethan. Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. Haugh of Weddington, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeleine Haugh of Weddington, to Christopher Pethan of Duluth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Pethan of Duluth.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John
Including SUVs, cheap gas and babies.
Need help with your resume? Believe it or not, that's one of the many services your local park system offers.
Walk for the Women We Love, an initiative that aims to raise awareness for GYN cancers, is holding a 5K walk through Lawrenceville on May 19.
Cook -- Wiggins. Clyde and Mary Ellen Cook of Snellville announce the engagement of their daughter, Shanna Leigh Cook of Jefferson, to Robert "Bobby" Eugene Wiggins of Jefferson, son of Pete and Yvonne Hope of Braselton.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bill and Johanne Brown and Clyde and
Committee would help with events like Relay Rally, Lilburn Idol, farmers market and Lilburn Daze
Riders learn about Lawrenceville's past while riding on a trolley.
The Aviation Institute of Maintenance--Atlanta campus is holding a hot rod and classic car cruise on its campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12.
National Merit Scholarship winners were recently announced. Among the 2,500 across the country, five attend Gwinnett County Public Schools.
Annandale Village will host its 19th annual Jazzy Thing fundraiser at Wild Bill's.
Brookwood grad now in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Adam Yauch, the gravelly voiced Beastie Boys rapper who co-founded the seminal hip-hop group, has died at age 47.
Police charge a Norcross man with more than $21,000 worth of metal thefts since August.
As Mother's Day approaches, your mom is the perfect example of helping others.
Coach has her girls basketball program on one of the best runs in state history
Margaret Palmer, age 85, of Loganville, GA passed away May 3, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel, 770-466-1544. www.stewartfh.com
Mrs. Geneva L. Perkins, age 85, of Winder, GA passed away May 2, 2012. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553.
Mrs. Mildred Rantz, age 90, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30504 is in charge of arrangements ...
Larry Lathan Fleeman, age 66 of Dacula, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from complications of Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Sunday, May 6, 2012 ...
Keith Wayne Chesterman, age 51, of Snellville, GA passed away May 1, 2012. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Helen M. Martin, age 80, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-two years, Kenneth S ...
Maria Del Rosario-Yee, age 89, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away May 3, 2012. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757.
Iris Shreve McConnell, age 84, of Braselton, GA, passed away May 2, 2012. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was an unfortunate night for Skylar Laine on "American Idol.". The 18-year-old country rocker from Brandon, Miss., who imbued Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son" and Dusty Springfield's "Say You Love Me" with her twangy sensibilities on Wednesday's show was revealed to have
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