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Brandon Brigman

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Collins Hill's Hoover has longevity with soccer program

Paige Hoover has been a mainstay with the Collins Hill girls soccer program, playing in more than 60 games and making more than 50 starts.

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First-year Hebron track and field program making leaps

In the inaugural year of Hebron track, the Lions have already established themselves as a threat in Region 8-A.

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Iotov guides Duluth's resurgence in soccer

Nikolai Iotov scored 18 goals last season to help Duluth reach the state playoffs.

Archer, Beuglas take top honors on Coaches All-County wrestling team

Archer, the Class AAAAAA state champion, was named team of the year by the Gwinnett County wrestling coaches.

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WRESTLER OF THE YEAR: Ness enjoys individual, team success at Buford

Chip Ness captured his fourth-straight state title this season and helped build Buford into a state championship program

2014 Gwinnett Daily Post All-County Wrestling Team

The Daily Post makes its selections for the all-county wrestling team.

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BOYS SWIMMER OF THE YEAR: Collins Hill's Bekemeyer grows into elite swimmer

Cody Bekemeyer, the Daily Post’s Swimmer of the Year, was state runner-up in 200 and 500 freestyle races last season

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Carlson leads No. 1 Parkview girls past No. 6 Collins Hill in soccer

Emma Carlson scored a goal and had an assist in No. 1 ranked Parkview’s 2-0 win over No. 6 Collins Hill on Tuesday.

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Archer's McKee takes North wrestling job

Archer assistant wrestling coach Kyle McKee accepted the head wrestling job at North Gwinnett.

North wrestling coach Daniel resigns

After building North Gwinnett’s wrestling team into a Gwinnett County power, head coach Phil Daniel announced his resignation on Thursday.

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Determination propels Shiloh track star Swinton's success

Shiloh’s Grant Swinton has become one of the nation’s elite runners.

2014 Super Six track and field: Athlete bios

Daily Post’s Super Six track and field selections

Central's Thomas to play in Under Armour game

Central Gwinnett linebacker Adonis Thomas will play in the Under Armour All-American football game.

Gwinnett team-by-team track and field preview

A closer look at the upcoming track and field season

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Archer gets five champs to defend wrestling state title

Archer had five state championship as it rolled to back-to-back Class AAAAAA state championships.

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STATE WRESTLING NOTES: Collins Hill's Russell claims fourth state title

Collins Hill’s Sean Russell and Ryan Millhof finished their high school career with state titles

Archer takes big lead at state wrestling tourney

The Tigers advanced nine wrestlers to the Class AAAAAA state semifinals at Chattahoochee High School.

Archer seeks to cement legacy at state tourney

Archer’s wrestling team has put together a pretty good resume this season to stake its claim as the best team ever from Georgia.

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Norcross grad, former Alabama signee Alvin Kamara going to JUCO

According to recruiting web site, Alvin Kamara has decided to enroll at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas.

Simonds leads Buford boys to region basketball crown

The Wolves rolled to a 56-29 over Dawson County win to defend their region title.

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Parkview's Shakur comes back from injury to dominate

A year after tearing his ACL, Parkview’s Kamaal Shakur is fully recovered and has become one of the state’s dominant wrestlers.

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Buford girls defend region basketball title

Buford got 17 points from Bree Horrocks and Camille Anderson added 15 as Buford rolled to a 53-21 victory over No. 7 seed East Hall in the title game.

Buford girls basketball back in region title game

The Wolves used a 47-40 win over Dawson County on Monday to reach the Region 7-AAA championship game for the second straight season.

Buford boys hold off White County to reach region finals

Buford held off White County in the fourth quarter to win 63-55 in a boys basketball matchup

Buford to host Class AAA state wrestling tournament

The GHSA selected Buford as one of the locations for the traditional state wrestling tournament.

Buford rolls in first round of region tourney

Buford’s boys and girls basketball teams won first-round games in the Region 7-AAA tournament on Saturday.

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North Gwinnett tackle Hyatt leads talented Gwinnett junior class of football recruits

Gwinnett County will have the state’s No. 1 recruit again with the 2015 class, but it will be on the other side of the line.

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Archer wrestler Couzan molds himself into a state champion

M.J. Couzan has become one of the state’s dominant wrestlers. He hasn’t lost a match to a Georgia opponent in two years, winning the Class AAAAAA state championship last season.

State wrestling tourney postponed to next weekend

The tradtional state wrestling tournament was moved to Feb. 21-22.

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Weather forces state wrestling tourney at Arena at Gwinnett Center to be condensed

The winter weather conditions heading to Georgia this week forced the GHSA to move the tournament to Friday and Saturday.

Four local weightlifters selected for trip to U.S. Training Center

Brianna Gantt, Nick Lulkowski, Grant Simonds and David Anderson were selected to the training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo.

WRESTLING NOTEBOOK: Wesleyan's Ryan shocks area tourney

Wesleyan’s Patrick Ryan won the 285-pound area championship on Saturday, beating the top three seeded wrestlers in his weight class.

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Record-breaking signing day for Gwinnett also brings some drama as Brown switches to Oklahoma

Sooners land big offensive tackle who had been a longtime Tennessee commitment

Huge National Signing Day haul for Norcross

Blue Devils send 26 players to the college level in football, including seven who are bound for Division I-BCS programs

Opportunity at receiver leads to Norcross' Noil switching to Appalachian State

Noil was previously committed to Maryland as a defensive back

Norcross' Lynch makes switch from Georgia State to Georgia Tech

Versatile offensive threat stays within the city, but changes college decision

UGA-bound Lorenzo Carter honors veterans at ceremony

Norcross defensive end pays respects to military, his grandparents

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Norcross' Myles Autry signs with Georgia Tech

Norcross receiver Myles Autry made his college decision official on Wednesday in the school's theatre.

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Norcross' Lorenzo Carter picks UGA

Norcross defensive end Lorenzo Carter, the state's No. 1 college recruit, signed with Georgia on Wednesday.

Buford QB, Wilson brothers part ways for college football

Tandem quarterbacks Taylor Mitchell and Montgomery VanGorder headed to different programs, as are Buford brothers Thomas and Terrance Wilson

VanGorder jumps at chance to join his father at Notre Dame

Buford quarterback Montgomery VanGorder will play his college football at Notre Dame, where his father Brian VanGorder was hired recently as defensive coordinator

Despite recruiting interest elsewhere, Buford's Rogers sticks with word to Clemson

Buford linebacker Korie Rogers committed to Clemson football in May and didn't waver despite continued interest from other colleges

Buford football inks large signing class

Wolves celebrate second-largest National Signing Day class in high school's long, storied history

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RECRUITING NOTEBOOK: North's Scott headed to Vanderbilt

Caleb Scott’s father was a legend at Vanderbilt in the early 80s. The North Gwinnett receiver will get a chance to make a name for himself with the SEC school.

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Duluth's Portillo eyes state swimming crown

Duluth’s J.P. Portillo has been focused on returning to the state meet. He’s no longer looking to just reach the final heat, he wants to win it all.

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Collins Hill's Thomas commits to Syracuse football

Collins Hill linebacker Jonathan Thomas committed to Syracuse.

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Brookwood's Brown, Archer's Gillis commit to Navy football

Brookwood running back Josh Brown and Archer defensive back John Gillis committed to Navy over the weekend.

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Unlikely journey for Central’s Cherrington to the Super Bowl

This Sunday Dewayne Cherrington will be on the biggest stage in sports with the Seattle Seahawks at Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey.

WRESTLING NOTEBOOK: Weather keeps wrestlers off the mats

Wrestlers will try to qualify for next week’s state sectional on just two days practice.

Buford's Ferguson wins national award

Buford football player Blake Ferguson was given the Chris Rubio national long snapper of the year award on Friday in Las Vegas.