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HAMMOCK: First week offered big boost for some Gwinnett football teams

North Gwinnett, Mountain View, Norcross, Lanier and Wesleyan among the football teams who feel good after their season openers

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FIFTH QUARTER: Last year's finalists salvage Corky Kell for Gwinnett

Staff writer Mitch Blomert breaks down Gwinnett County high school football with his Fifth Quarter blog

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HAMMOCK: Runners deserve a suitable cross country course in Gwinnett

The lack of an available cross country course in Gwinnett has moved the county and region meets to Conyers this year

SMITH: Expect Pruitt to bring excitement to the UGA defense

Former Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt brings energy, excitement to the Bulldogs

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'The Blitz' gives high school football fans a Saturday print edition

The Gwinnett Daily Post’s new publication, ‘The Blitz’, will give high school football fans their Saturday print edition full of local football

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HAMMOCK: Gwinnett football's breakout players for 2014

Sports editor Will Hammock selects his rising stars from every Gwinnett football program

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HAMMOCK: Patient Chad Hall lands deal from Jacksonville Jaguars

Chad Hall of Wesleyan signed a free-agent contract with the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday

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HAMMOCK: U.S. Amateur Championship the latest big golf tourney for the Atlanta Athletic Club

The Atlanta Athletic Club, which has hosted its share of big golf tournaments, gets another one with the upcoming U.S. Amateur Championship

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HAMMOCK: The Wall is legendary for Shanteau, others at SwimAtlanta

A large chunk of SwimAtlanta history is stenciled on the walls of the top club’s main facility in Lawrenceville

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HAMMOCK: UGA Countdown to Kickoff caps big week for Bulldog football fans

The middle week of July is a big one for University of Georgia football fans, with UGA Day in Gwinnett, SEC Media Days and UGA Countdown to Kickoff

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HAMMOCK: Time for another Gwinnett winner at GSGA State Amateur

Rick Cloninger’s win in 1999 remains the only Gwinnett victory in the state amateur, which is being held for the 93rd time this week

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HAMMOCK: Duluth's Nick Green ready for life after pro baseball

After 15 years of professional baseball, Duluth grad Nick Green is focusing on the next phase of his life

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HAMMOCK: UCLA's Adams hopes NBA dreams come true this week

Lawrenceville native Jordan Adams, fresh off a standout two seasons at UCLA, is projected to go in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft

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HAMMOCK: Longtime pro baseball scout English picked for hall of fame

Professional Baseball Scouts Hall of Fame chooses former Brookwood coach and current Duluth resident Rob English for prestigious honor

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HAMMOCK: Championships add final piece to Georgia Gwinnett College athletic success

Georgia Gwinnett College’s successful athletic program got even stronger with its stellar results in 2013-14

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