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HAMMOCK: Overwhelmed by adversity, GAC sees painful end to great season

A storm of mistakes and misfortune kept Greater Atlanta Christian from winning the Class AA state title

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HAMMOCK: Championship week for former Gwinnett coaches, too

Former Gwinnett coaches at Mays, St. Pius, Colquitt County also have shots at state football championships this week

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HAMMOCK: Gwinnett's Pollack, Stinchcomb and Greene make impact for ESPN, SEC Network | PHOTOS

Gwinnett grads and former UGA and NFL players David Pollack, Matt Stinchcomb and David Greene have become prominent broadcasters since finishing their playing careers

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HAMMOCK: Young Archer program rapidly making name for itself

Archer’s anonymity around the state won’t last for long with results like Friday’s state quarterfinals rout of Hillgrove

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HAMMOCK: The 2003 GAC-Vidalia game was a classic, albeit painful for the Spartans

Greater Atlanta Christian’s 2003 state quarterfinal loss to Vidalia cost the Spartans a second straight trip to the Georgia Dome for the state semifinals

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HAMMOCK: Great opportunity Saturday to support Georgia Gwinnett College men's soccer

The Georgia Gwinnett College men’s soccer team hosts an NAIA national tournament game for the first time Saturday

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HAMMOCK: Clash up front will be key in Mill Creek-Grayson football playoff matchup

Mill Creek’s huge offensive line and Grayson’s big defensive front will square off Friday night in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs

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HAMMOCK: Mountain View's Tupper facing same fight as LSU's Alexander

Mountain View football player Jake Tupper is facing the same autoimmune disorder that sidelined Buford grad and LSU offensive lineman Vadal Alexander as a high-schooler

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HAMMOCK: Snake bite only part of memorable year for Buford's Mitchell

Buford sophomore volleyball player Morgan Mitchell fought through a poisonous snake bite earlier this year, suffered in the Ted’s Montana Grill parking lot near the Mall of Georgia

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HAMMOCK: Schumacher will be missed greatly at Meadowcreek

Richard Schumacher, who passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer, made a giant impact during his tenure at Meadowcreek

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HAMMOCK: Central Gwinnett football on track for more success

Central Gwinnett is on a path for more success under fifth-year head coach Todd Wofford

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HAMMOCK: Central Gwinnett's Kugbila stays positive as injuries delay Carolina Panthers' career

Edmund Kugbila returns home this week for Central Gwinnett’s football game as a spectator, much like he’s been for his two injury-plagued NFL seasons

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HAMMOCK: Gwinnett football midseason awards

Sports editor Will Hammock’s take on the best players and teams from Gwinnett County high school football at the season’s midway point

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HAMMOCK: Expect a major turnaround from the Archer football team

Archer’s football team is off to a surprising 0-3 start, but it still has high hopes for this season

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HAMMOCK: Eric Shanteau's Swim For Your Life is Saturday at Lake Lanier Islands

Eric Shanteau’s Swim For Your Life will be held for the fifth straight year at Lake Lanier Islands