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Brandon Brigman

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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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Collins Hill's Thomas commits to Syracuse football

Collins Hill linebacker Jonathan Thomas committed to Syracuse.

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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.

Brookwood's Brennan commits to UGA

Brookwood’s Lauren Brennan committed to the University of Georgia’s cross country/track and field program.

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.

FCA hosting soccer coaches clinic

The third annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes coaches soccer clinic will be on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Georgia Gwinnett College.

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RECRUITING NOTEBOOK: Norcross' Mouhon de-commits from Tennessee

Less than two weeks before National Signing Day, Norcross’ Kevin Mouhon had a change of heart with his college decision.

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Grayson's Smith watches Super Bowl run from sidelines

Grayson’s Quanterus Smith was placed on injured reserve with the team this season, meaning he’s had to watch as his teammates make a run to Super Bowl XLVIII.

WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Parkview edges Brookwood in Battle of Five Forks

Parkview claimed the Battle of Five Forks trophy last Wednesday with a narrow 39-36 win over rival Brookwood.

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Godfree returns to lead Parkview football

Loganville head coach Eric Godfree, a 1994 Parkview grad, was accepted the Parkview football head coaching job.

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Franklin guiding young North Gwinnett wrestling team

On a team with just three seniors and a lineup filled with underclassmen, North Gwinnett’s Hunter Franklin has been a leader for the program on and off the mat.

WRESTLING NOTEBOOK: GAC's Clinebell out for season

With just a few weeks left in the season, an update with Gwinnett County wrestling news and notes

Cherrington, Smith give Gwinnett ties to Super Bowl

Central Gwinnett grad Dewayne Cherrington is with the Seattle Seahawks, while Grayson grad Quanterus Smith is with the Denver Broncos.

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RECRUITING NOTEBOOK: Buford sending pair to Ivy League

Buford’s signing class features a pair of players going to some of the nation’s most prestigious academic institutions.

WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Archer dominates Sham Slam

Archer had nine wrestlers in the finals to win the Sham Slam on Saturday at Haberhsam Central.

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Henderson's dream comes true with Wake Forest commitment

Collins Hill’s Tyler Henderson, the Daily Post’s Offensive Player of the Year, committed to Wake Forest after receiving an offer from the ACC school on Sunday.

Kamara transferring from Alabama

Alabama freshman running back Alvin Kamara was granted a release from the school on Friday, according to multiple media reports.

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Archer's Bullard brothers taking over Georgia wrestling

The Bullard brothers have been the state’s most successful wrestlers for defending state champion Archer in recent years even though they keep a low-key profile.

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Fans flock to Gwinnett Arena to see UFC

The UFC came to Gwinnett for the first time with Fight Night 35 at the Gwinnett Arena.

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WRESTLING NOTEBOOK: Brown, Jones guide Duluth program

The Wildcats’ Rodney Jones and Alex Brown have been two of the state’s top wrestlers this season.

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Miller delivers in front of home crowd at UFC Fight Night

Cole Miller won by tapout in the second round of UFC Fight Night 35 at the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Wednesday.

RECRUITING NOTEBOOK: Region champion Eagles closing in on scholarships

Several members of Collins Hill’s football team are undecided on their college choice.

Miller returns home to fight in UFC

Cole Miller, who attended Mount de Sales Academy in Macon, will fight Sam Sicilia in a featherweight at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.

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Former Parkview coach Cecil Flowe named King's Ridge defensive coordinator

Cecil Flowe was hired as the defensive coordinator at King’s Ridge Christian School in Alpharetta on Monday.

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Archer's Beuglas excited for former assistant Carlyle

Tom Begulas led Archer to a second-straight Class AAAAAA title, while Rob Carlyle guided Buford to it’s first Class AAA championship.

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Buford wrestling gets revenge with state title

Buford rolled through the competition on the way to the state championship, beating Banks County 44-23 in the finals.

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Archer defends wrestling state championship

Tigers win second straight state title

North QB Sphire commits to Murray State

North Gwinnett quarterback Hayden Sphire committed to Murray State.

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Burge guides GFL to another national title

GFL Georgia won the Football University eighth-grade national championship last Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

Gwinnett freshman help East win All-American game

Four Gwinnett County freshmen helped the East team win the Football University Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl last Saturday.

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Grayson junior Hayes commits to Duke football

Grayson defensive back Jordan Hayes committed to Duke football

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WRESTLING NOTEBOOK: Buford, Meadowcreek rise to reach state duals

Buford and Meadowcreek qualified for the dual state tournament in Macon for the first time in school history.

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RECRUITING NOTES: Petrino pulls scholarship from South's Edwards

Western Kentucky’s Bobby Petrino took away the scholarship of South Gwinnett’s Dennis Edwards despite being committed to the Hilltopers for four months.

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Gwinnett Football League eighth-grade team defends national title

The Gwinnett Football League successfully defended its title as the best youth football team in the country on Sunday.

Sphire, Hobbs reunite at All-American game

North Gwinnett’s Bob Sphire is the head coach for the East Team at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome, while Shiloh’s Troy Hobbs along with North assistant Traye Moore are assistant coaches for the game.

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Grayson's Mai adjusts to wrestling with one arm

Despite having one arm, Grayson’s Martin Mai has placed at two varsity tournaments and holds a winning record.

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Getting To Know … Mike Stephen

In this latest installment of “Getting To Know …,” Grayson’s Mike Stephen talks to staff writer Brandon Brigman about his Christmas present, his twin brother Josh and losing is the state finals as senior in high school.

WRESTLING NOTEBOOK: Big win in Ohio moves Archer to No. 10 in nation

Archer won the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association Holiday Tournament on Saturday, becoming the first school outside of Ohio to win the tourney.

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SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: A look at Gwinnett's top headlines

The Daily Post takes a look at the top sports stories of 2013.

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WRESTLING NOTEBOOK: Buford's Ness joins three-timer group

Buford’s Chip Ness won his third Gwinnett County wrestling title on Saturday, joining a short list of three-time champions.

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OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF YEAR: Henderson guides Eagles to memorable season

The running back had nearly 2,000 all-purpose yards and 27 touchdowns to earn Daily Post Offensive Player of the Year honors.

Sphire, Wells face off in all-star game

North Gwinnett’s Bob Sphire and Lanier’s Billy Wells will be the two head coaches in the Rivalries of Gwinnett All-Star game at Peachtree Ridge.

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Buford football will face McEachern next season

Buford, the two-time defending Class AAA state champion, will host Class AAAAAA power McEachern next season. Buford will travel to McEachern in 2015.

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Lanier standout Shaw proving himself in all-star practices

Lanier’s Shaw impresses at county all-star practices

Lanier LB Michael Shaw was third in the county in tackles this season.

WRESTLING NOTES: County meet wide open with traditional powers gone

Past county champs Archer, Collins Hill and Parkview will not be at this year’s meet.

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Less practice in pads helps Buford to another title

As Buford won its second straight Class AAA state championship this season and sixth crown in seven years, head coach Jess Simpson noticed a difference in his team.

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THE BLITZ: Gwinnett the new TitleTown

Gwinnett County continued its dominance in high school football with Buford and Norcross winning state titles.

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Purdue edges UTC in dual at Mountain View

Alex Hudson, a senior at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, won his 157-pound match over Purdue’s Doug Welch 8-1 in front of more than 500 fans.

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Buford rallies to defend state title, beat Washington County 35-19

Thomas Wilson scored the go-head touchdown in the third quarter and Buford never looked back as it rallied to beat Washington County 35-19 in the Class AAA state championship at the Georgia Dome.