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HAMMOCK: Lifting a family affair for husband-wife team

Kelly Rexroad-Williams and her husband, Caleb Williams, who run Peak Performance Weightlifting in Buford, are fortunate enough to have both. In their world, it's a requirement.

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Hammock: Lifting a family affair for husband-wife team

In a healthy marriage, supporting one another is necessary. Spotting your spouse in weightlifting is optional.

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HAMMOCK: Must-see golf next week

Gwinnett County golf fans got spoiled for a few years there. With an annual PGA Tour stop held at the TPC at Sugarloaf in Duluth from 1997 to 2008, it was a given that once a year we'd get to see some of the world's top professional golfers.

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HAMMOCK: Creel takes risk and finds new home at Cornerstone

But the simple decision isn't always the right one. He passed on signing the contract.

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HAMMOCK: Gwinnett Braves products making MLB impact

Local baseball fans tuning in Tuesday night had more local interest than usual because of the Class AAA Gwinnett Braves' pipeline to the majors.

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Hammock: Karen tough to replace

But with Mark Karen, it literally will take more than one. It will take three.

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Hammock: Karen tough to replace

It’s probably an overused saying with departing employees that “it will take more than one person to replace you.”

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HAMMOCK: Eagles' camp at Mill Creek great idea

The Gwinnett County area doesn't lack for avid Georgia Southern football fans, something I'm reminded of when Daily Post subscribers send me messages for more coverage of their team.

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HAMMOCK: Eagles' camp at Mill Creek great idea

The Gwinnett County area doesn’t lack for avid Georgia Southern football fans, something I’m reminded of when Daily Post subscribers send me messages for more coverage of their team.

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HAMMOCK: Adults' efforts mean fun for young swimmers

The scene replays every Thursday night, much like it has since the Gwinnett County Swim League was founded in 1973. Thousands of local youngsters crowd around neighborhood pools, competing in races and bonding with their friends.

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HAMMOCK: Adults' efforts mean fun for young swimmers

The scene replays every Thursday night, much like it has since the Gwinnett County Swim League was founded in 1973.

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HAMMOCK: Brookwood's 'Coach Buffalo' riding off into retirement

Believe it or not, he has a name. It’s Leonard Howard, not that he frequently goes by Leonard or Coach Howard around the Brookwood High School campus.

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HAMMOCK: Big year for Hinton, alma mater

Heath Hinton, up early for Georgia Tech's finals anyway, knew his first mission was finding a newspaper. That was in December 1996, before everyone walked around with Internet in their hands.

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HAMMOCK: Champitto returns Duluth to glory days

As a young reporter back in 1997, one of my early assignments was to report on a high school baseball game involving Duluth. It was my ninth day on the job, so I got a briefing on the Wildcats before I left.

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HAMMOCK: Archer's history, other happenings

Step inside The Lodge at Brookwood and the wall is covered with photos of the football program's college players since the school opened in 1981.

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HAMMOCK: Archer's history, other happenings

Step inside The Lodge at Brookwood and the wall is covered with photos of the football program’s college players since the school opened in 1981.

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HAMMOCK: Solution needed to help students-athletes like Sackett, GHSA

To a lesser degree than her family and friends I’m sure, my heart hurt for Rachel Sackett last week. It still does.

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HAMMOCK: Jones continues family tradition

Like his older brother Tommy, Philip Jones had thoughts over the years that he may try something other than coaching high school football.

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HAMMOCK: Goodbye to a baseball man

Those close to George Handley will tell you there is only one thing he loved more than his family — baseball.

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HAMMOCK: A look around Gwinnett

The inaugural all-county diving team appears in this edition of the Daily Post, which I know Bettie Hudson appreciates greatly.

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HAMMOCK: Final Four time in Gwinnett

As the state high school basketball tournament has bounced around from venue to venue over the past 15 years, the portion that has been one of the most stable is here in Gwinnett.

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HAMMOCK: The rewards of sports path

Each path had its lure.

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HAMMOCK: Phillips brothers face off

Tommy and Julie Phillips will cheer on a winner in the first round of the state basketball tournament. Unfortunately, they also will root for a loser.

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HAMMOCK: Breakout year for Archer

Shock was the reaction through the Gwinnett basketball community as news of Tuesday night’s Archer boys upset of top-seeded South Gwinnett traveled through area cell phones.

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HAMMOCK: Brookwood grad, current Titan Curran still giving back

Back in 2009, North Gwinnett’s annual holiday basketball tournament lost its title sponsor and a large chunk of its funding until Jared Cook stepped in.

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HAMMOCK: All-star football coaches, players braving cold

A California native who has spent most of his high school coaching career in Florida, Tim Cokely has done a pretty good job of avoiding cold weather. He couldn’t escape it this week, though.

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HAMMOCK: Georgia's never seen a better run

ATLANTA — In a county blessed with such great Class AAAAA football, what happens up at Buford High School isn’t fully appreciated by the masses.

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