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Brandon Brigman

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Archer completes undefeated regular season with win over Grayson

Archer vs. Grayson high school football

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Gwinnett football seniors have year cut by injuries

Gwinnett County’s senior football players stay positive despite having their seasons cut short

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Archer goes for undefeated season against Grayson

The Tigers are the only undefeated team in Class AAAAAA and have a bye next week before the playoffs start.

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Brookwood, South battle back to get in playoff race

The Broncos and Comets have rebounded in the month of October to get in the Region 8-AAAAAA playoff race.

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Parkview at Berkmar preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Parkview-Berkmar football game

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North Gwinnett at Mountain View preview

A breakdown of Friday’s North Gwinnett-Mountain View football game

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Meadowcreek at Peachtree Ridge preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Meadowcreek-Peachtree Ridge football game

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Duluth at Collins Hill preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Duluth-Collins Hill football game

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Dacula at Central Gwinnett preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Dacula-Central Gwinnett football game

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CROSS COUNTRY NOTES: Lions eager for region repeat

The Lions are the two-time defending region champs and will go for a third title on Saturday at River Green Park in Duluth.

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PREP FOOTBALL NOTES: North QB out this week with leg injury

North Gwinnett quarterback Hayden Sphire was hurt on the first series of the second quarter in the Bulldogs’ 53-28 loss to Collins Hill.

Millhof, Ness win Super 32 wrestling titles

Collins Hill’s Ryan Millhof and Buford’s Chip Newss won the coveted belt at the Super 32 in Greensboro, N.C., one of the nation’s most prestigious pre-season wrestling tournaments.

Eagles' Russell commits to Edinboro wrestling

Collins Hill wrestler Sean Russell committed to the University of Edinboro on Monday.

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THE BLITZ: Archer continues quick rise to success

Five-year-old school Archer locked up the Region 8-AAAAAA championship on Friday. It’s a very quick rise to success, but one that is not uncommon in Gwinnett.

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Norcross' Bush guides game-winning drive over Peachtree Ridge

Peachtree RIdge vs. Norcross high school football

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Buford at Fannin County preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Buford-Fannin County football game

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New Peachtree Ridge eyes region title entering Norcross game

The Lions are 6-1 and still in the hunt for the Region 7-AAAAAA crown. But they first have to get past Norcross, which has won five straight games.

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Central Gwinnett at Parkview preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Central Gwinnett-Parkview football game

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Technology pushes its way into high school football

The Georgia High School Association passed a rule this summer allowing communication devices to be used during games.

CROSS COUNTRY NOTEBOOK: Berkmar boys runner-up at meet

Berkmar’s boys cross country team finished second at the Athens Academy Invitational last week.

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Mill Creek's Hovis has matured into elite runner

Mill Creek’s Lauren Hovis has placed in the top five at every meet this season.

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THE BLITZ: Is it too early to start talking playoffs?

Staff Writer Brandon Brigman takes a quick look at some possibly playoff scenarios.

Keel lifts South Gwinnett to 28-21 win over Grayson

Grayson Rams at South Gwinnett Comets football game

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Lanier expecting another battle with Chestatee

Lanier seeks revenge with Chestatee after losing in overtime last year.

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North's Hayden Sphire flourishing at QB under father

Hayden Sphire has emerged as one of the state’s top quarterbacks on the No. 1 ranked team in Class AAAAAA. Even better he’s doing it with his dad by his side as the head coach of the Bulldogs.

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North Gwinnett at Habersham Central Preview

A breakdown of Friday’s North Gwinnett-Habersham Central football game

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After first win, Parkview hopes to start new streak

The Panthers are coming off the first win of the season, snapping a five-game losing streak.

CROSS COUNTRY NOTEBOOK: Coach Wood field loaded again

The 11th annual Coach Wood Invitational has grown to become the unofficial all-classification state championship.

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THE BLITZ: Exciting wins the best part of H.S. football

There were three big games on Friday that reminded us why we love high school football so much.

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YOUTH ROUNDUP: North wins softball championship

A recap of youth sports highlights

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North rallies, shocks Hawks with huge comeback

Mill Creek loses big lead late, falls short in bid to upset state’s No. 1 team

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North can't afford mistakes against Mill Creek

North Gwinnett hosts Mill Creek in a key Region 7-AAAAAA matchup.

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Mountain View at Peachtree Ridge preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Mountain View-Peachtree Ridge football game

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White County at Buford preview

A breakdown of Friday’s White County-Buford football game

CROSS COUNTRY NOTEBOOK: Peachtree Ridge program sweeps races

Peachtree Ridge’s boys and girls varsity and JV teams won their races at the Bale-n-Trail in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday.

Bronco youth wrestling registration on Wednesday

The Brookwood Bronco Wrestling Club will be holding walk-up registration.

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THE BLITZ: Has teen spirit gone wild?

Staff Writer Brandon Brigman likes how fan cheering sections give students a chance to be a part of the game. He doesn’t like when they are actually in the game.

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Herman, Eagles rally past Peachtree Ridge

Collins Hill wins rivalry game of unbeaten teams

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Former Gwinnett players return to sidelines

Former players return to sidelines

Gwinnett County football teams are filled with assistant coaches who once played in the county

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Berkmar looks to rebound with new QB in matchup with South

Patriots had a bye last week to help bring new quarterback Jadarrius Warner up to speed.

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Meadowcreek at Mill Creek preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Meadowcreek-Mill Creek football game

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Archer at Shiloh preview

A breakdown of Friday’s Archer-Shiloh football game

CROSS COUNTRY NOTEBOOK: Roy finding success as Mountain View coach

Highlights from last week’s cross country teams.

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With mom's blessing, South's Keel commits to Indiana

South Gwinnett receiver Coray Keel committed to Indiana’s football program.

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THE BLITZ: Midseason superlatives

Staff Writer Brandon Brigman hands out superlatives at the halfway point of the high school football season.

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Norcross defense steps up to beat Mill Creek 27-13

Blue Devils pitch second-half shutout against Hawks

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Recent history says Norcross-Mill Creek will be a barnburner

Norcross is 7-0 all-time against Mill Creek, but the Hawks have narrowed the gap in recent years.

CROSS COUNTRY NOTEBOOK: Providence's Tuttle on hot streak

In three races this season, Tayler Tuttle has a first, runner-up and first-place finishes.

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THE BLITZ: Would Gwinnett's No. 1-ranked teams ever play each other?

Would Buford, the No. 1 ranked team in Class AAA, ever play North Gwinnett, the No. 1 ranked team in Class AAAAAA?

Shiloh gets late TD for region win over South

Generals get late touchdown for huge region victory