Christine Troyke

Sports Reporter / Copy Editor

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christine.troyke@gwinnettdailypost.com

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Getting to Know ... Tristin Llewellyn

Gwinnett defenseman Tristin Llewellyn is in his second season with the Gladiators and fifth as a pro after a successful collegiate career with the prestigious University of Michigan program.

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Gladiators fall to South Carolina in penalty-marred game

Once the Gwinnett Gladiators and South Carolina Stingrays were actually allowed to play a little, it turned into a fairly interesting game, but it was secondary to the first-period show the referee.

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Cincinnati spoils home coaching debut for Gladiators' Brandt

No one has played more games in a Gladiators jersey than Brandt, who was promoted when Rick Emmett was fired Dec. 2. Gwinnett won in his debut behind the bench Tuesday in Toledo, but couldn’t dig itself out of the hole against the Cyclones.

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Getting to Know ... Kristina Melts Hesson

Kristina Melts Hesson, a standout softball player at North Gwinnett under her maiden name of Melts, has been the assistant at Mountain View for the last four season.

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Getting to Know ... Shane Woodward

Greater Atlanta Christian’s defensive coordinator Shane Woodward came over to the school in 2012 after two seasons on the staff at Mountain View.

Spartans revved to battle historic south Georgia power Fitzgerald

Top-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian lost a coin toss with Fitzgerald for home field advantage in tonight’s Class AA semifinal showdown.

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Focus on advanced metrics fueling GAC Spartans' run to football semifinals

It sounds simple. Eat a good breakfast. Get enough sleep. Stay hydrated. In many ways, it is simple, but it’s not always a priority when it comes to the training regimen of high school football players.

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Gladiators fire head coach Rick Emmett

Assistant Brandt made interim head coach

Assistant Andy Brandt made interim head coach for Gwinnett

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Gladiators falter in third period, lose to South Carolina in OT

South Carolina collected the extra point when Wayne Simpson scored on an embarrassing giveaway 10 feet from the net and beat the Gladiators 3-2 in overtime Thursday.

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Getting to Know — Garry Nunn

The Gwinnett Gladiators made a splash right before training camp with the signing of forward Garry Nunn, whose playmaking ability helped Alaska to a Kelly Cup championship during his three seasons there.

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