Recap of Saturday's prep sports events
LILBURN -- With their regions matched to start the state tournament, Berkmar's game with Class AAAAAA power Wheeler could turn out to be a preview of what's to come.. If so, the Patriots have no reason to be unsure of themselves this time.. Down by 12 points after five minutes
DACULA -- Hebron Christian Academy boys' basketball team has been on a roller coaster ride this season with injuries and sickness, but the Lions sure found the ride a fun one on Saturday night in a 52-40 win over Providence Christian Academy in Region 8B-A hoops action.. Hebron (8-14
Deep bench gives Parkview girls a boost
Archer dominates the field to win its second straight Area title
Carter Clinebell (132 pounds) and Mitchell Shea (195) each claimed Region 4-AA crowns, helping GAC to a second-place region finish and a spot in next week's sectionals in Dublin.. GAC which finished behind Jefferson had wrestling place in 13 of the 14 weight classes only missing a top
Collins Hill edges North Gwinnett for another area wrestling title
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 19 points and Georgia won its third straight Southeastern Conference game for just the second time in coach Mark Fox's four seasons with a 67-56 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.. The Bulldogs (10-11, 4-4) trailed 30-29 at the half, but began the
Blanked a night before, the Gwinnett Gladiators solved South Carolina goalie Ryan Zapolski on Saturday.. And Gwinnett goalie Louis Domingue returned the favor, stonewalling the Stingrays for his second shutout of the season.
NEW ORLEANS -- A knowing grin spread across Sean Tuohy's face as he considered the uncanny connections between the hit film that changed his family's life and the fact that Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Michael Oher will play in his first Super Bowl in the Big Easy.. New Orleans is
NEW ORLEANS -- San Francisco 49ers tackle Joe Staley is a key component in the offensive line that will protect quarterback Colin Kaepernick in today's Super Bowl but the two-time Pro Bowl selection initially hated the position so much he cried when switched.. It was in Staley's second year
The Georgia Gwinnett men's tennis team earned its second victory in as many days by sweeping NCAA Division III foe Covenant College (Ga.) on Saturday at the GGC Tennis Facility, 9-0.. The Grizzlies (2-0) were less than 24 hours removed from their program-opening win on Friday over the Savannah
The Spring Green Festival is slated for March 16 in Lawrenceville.
From Sunday through Feb. 16, customers of Kroger have the chance to donate to the American Cancer Society by purchasing $1 Relay for Life "footprint" icons at the grocery story checkout lanes.
Russ and Dana Tripp of Grayson five years ago sought out a way to lose weight and get in better shape. But they've since become award-winning powerlifters and last year won a competition in Argentina.
Here's some pretty good relationship advice: when somebody threatens to walk, don't allow yourself to be manipulated. I think that applies to professional football teams as well as to significant others.
Saylors -- Noblet. Courtney Elizabeth Saylors and Nicholas Hershey Noblet were married March 10 at Bethel United Methodist Church in Charleston, S.C. The Rev. John L. Warren officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Brian Saylors of Charleston and is a graduate of South
Rusty and Maria Siebold of Dunwoody announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodi Siebold of Atlanta, to Jeffrey Weinkle of Atlanta, son of Steve and Colleen Weinkle of Lawrenceville.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Siebold and the late Ann Carr. She is
Partee Elementary parent, Tilwana Anderson, is the recipient of the 2013 Georgia Parent Leadership award.
Planning meeting scheduled for Feb. 18 for those willing to help with annual Lilburn Relay Rally.
Hall -- Tromp. Mike and Michelle Hall and Al and Donna Rosenthal announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Alexis Hall, to Justin Michael Tromp, son of Mike and Rose Tromp.. The bride-elect is a 2012 graduate of North Gwinnett High School and attends Georgia Gwinnett College.. The future
The second half of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers returns to Suwanee with a showing of a movie about the transformative power of art.
The Duluth Civitan Club is honoring local clergy on Tuesday.
18th session of WInder PD Citizens Police Academy set to begin on March 19
Harlan -- Powe. Steve and Ky Harlan of Grayson announce the engagement of their daughter, Shay Re Harlan of Virginia Highlands, to Michael Howard Powe of Virginia Highlands, son of Howard and Eileen Powe of Dumfries, Va.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sherry Castleberry of Marietta and the
Gwinnett is great at getting behind a project. But can we make this one about bird counting fly?
Four units needed assistance at Valencia Park Apartment Homes after a grease fire engulfed a kitchen.
Combat not a good place to play politics. WASHINGTON -- Polling that shows Americans favor women in combat by 2-to-1 is evidence only of the power of misinformation.. And, yes, indoctrination.. Arguments favoring women in direct combat are perhaps well-intentioned, focusing on fairness, opportunity and pride in
CHICAGO -- Pobrecitameans "poor little girl" in Spanish.. You won't find this word in Justice Sonia Sotomayor's recently published memoir, "My Beloved World."
It is one of life's great mysteries that so many liberal people are so callous when it comes to aborting fetuses.
Legislation proposed by Gwinnett lawmaker would prohibit fees like garbage service from being placed on property tax bills.
Chambliss introduces FairTax bill into new Congress; senators vote to shore up debt-ceiling bill.
The annual event has fashion, food and a silent auction to raise money for breast cancer research.
Karl and Neil Patram took home first and second place, eliminating 10 other students on Feb. 1.
A middle Georgia man who was charged in the shooting death of his newlywed wife was scheduled to appear in court Friday.
Transit officials say a bus driver was stabbed on the job in metro Atlanta.
A special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a south Georgia high school teacher is free on bond after being arrested for allegedly having sex with at least seven students.
A Morehouse College student has been hospitalized after being shot over a pick-up basketball game.
Georgia's official weather prognosticator General Beauregard Lee predicts six more weeks of winter at Lilburn's Yellow River Game Ranch.
Greater Atlanta Christian's Peter Whiteneck and Daniel Yoon made college commitments on Friday, according to head coach Tim Hardy.
Event raised money for the Amanda Riley Foundation
Archer running back Ernest Alexander has committed to the Naval Academy, according to head coach Andy Dyer.
Archer's wrestling team was named national team of the week by Amateur Wrestling News on Friday
Mountain View running back Marvin Elam committed to the University of Charleston.
Mill Creek offensive lineman Conner Cooper committed to McKendree University, a Division II school in Lebanan, Ill.
Recap of Friday's prep action.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Both coaches in Friday night's boys clash between Archer and Dacula summed up what turned out to be a typical night in the neighborhood rivalry -- and in the increasingly rugged Region 8-AAAAAA -- the same way.. "It was a grind for both teams," Archer coach
NORCROSS -- Although he was recognized before the game with fellow senior Brandon Goodwin, most Norcross basketball fans in the overflow crowd had never really gotten even a glimpse of what Terrance O'Donahue could do.. Until Friday night, that is. Now the transfer from McCallie in Chattanooga has been formally
BUFORD -- Coming down the stretch of the regular season and chasing after Region 7-AAA titles, both the Buford boys and girls basketball teams used impressive defense performances to capture wins over visiting Dawson County Friday night.. In the boys' game, Buford used its size and strength on defense
Ernest Treadwell, age 62, of Monroe, GA passed away January 30, 2013. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Monroe 770-267-2594.￼
Doris Boles Warbington, age 91, of Norcross / Duluth, GA who passed away January 29, 2013. Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, (770 ...
Mr. Harold T. Pass, age 77, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Joshua Bennett; parents, Frank and ...
Susan Jane Tolson Serio, age 62, of Lilburn, passed away on January 31, 2013. Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.￼
Nelson Cain age 71 of Dewy Rose, GA, formerly of Lawrenceville, GA passed away January 31, 2013 surrounded by his wife and family. He was preceded in death by his ...
Ralph Lovins, age 82, of Loganville, GA, passed away January 31, 2013. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville 770-466-1544.￼
Lucas William Burris, age 29, of Buford, GA, passed away on February 1, 2013. Flanigan Funeral Home Buford GA 770-932-1133. ￼