Twice Greg Carey rolled with impunity down the right wing to score unassisted goals and resuscitate the Gwinnett Gladiators against division-leading Florida on Friday.
The streaking Fuel went 3-0-1 on a trip below the Mason-Dixon and are unbeaten in their last five games.
DULUTH — Less than 12 hours before the Gwinnett Gladiators were set to depart for a road trip to Florida, they lost goaltender Mike Lee to a callup.
Alex Frazier’s bio is filled with first-team that and all-tournament this. The list is long and impressive. It includes two-time Super Six selection and Region 8-AAAAAA player of the year.
While players watched movies or read or gathered for a round of cards on the bus, head coach Andy Brandt was making out house league and hockey camp schedules.
ECHL’s top team hangs on for 4-3 win over Gwinnett on Sunday
South Carolina just doesn’t give up power-play goals on the road. Except to the Gwinnett Gladiators.
Captain Sean Berkstresser tied the game early in the third period on the power play as the Gladiators went beyond regulation against the Stingrays, who were on a 12-2-1-0 streak since a loss in Gwinnett on Nov. 25.
Elmira goaltender Travis Fullerton stretched all the way out and just got his toe on a dagger shot by Gwinnett defenseman Joe Stejskal with barely a minute left in the game.
Gladiators bury Jackals in 4-0 victory at home
A former AHL assistant and head coach overseas, Flanagan will join Andy Brandt’s staff immediately.
Gwinnett drops second straight 3-1 game at home
Eric Hartzell makes 38 saves in Nailers’ 3-1 win over Gwinnett on Monday
The backyard battles are about as evenly matched as they can be. Meredith Schulte and her dad play a pretty similar game. They’re tall and have a smooth outside shot, but aren’t afraid to drive to the basket.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Greater Atlanta Christian’s defensive coordinator Shane Woodward came over to the school in 2012 after two seasons on the staff at Mountain View.
Top-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian lost a coin toss with Fitzgerald for home field advantage in tonight’s Class AA semifinal showdown.
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.
Assistant Brandt made interim head coach
Assistant Andy Brandt made interim head coach for Gwinnett
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.
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.
Mountain View's Tyler Barber finished second at state in a thrilling finish
No. 19 Northwestern Ohio beat GGC 3-0 in the opening round of the NAIA championship tournament at the Grizzly Athletic Complex in Lawrenceville.
Greater Atlanta Christian head coach Tim Hardy grinned in appreciation when he talked about what Lamar County does offensively.
Recap of Tuesday’s prep action.
Greater Atlanta Christian’s Jake Rose and Josh Pickens both chose to leave the conspicuous spotlight of quarterback for the far less glorious job of outside linebacker.
Florida’s last loss, and just its second in regulation this season, came a week ago at the hands of the Gwinnett Gladiators. The division-leading Everblades didn’t leave the door open for a repeat Sunday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.
Wolves earn No. 3 seed in tough Region 6-AA to set up playoff date with Heard County
Lee Rider, in his third year at Wesleyan, is the offensive coordinator for the Wolves and also the boys head lacrosse coach.
Defensive front has been key to GAC’s success this season
Brenden Walker didn’t miss when birthday boy Casey Pierro-Zabotel sent him a beautiful cross-ice sauce pass.
A breakdown of Friday night’s Providence at Prince Avenue high school football game
A breakdown of Friday’s GAC at Wesleyan high school football game
The Gwinnett Gladiators named Sean Berkstresser captain before the start of the 2014-15 after signing him away from division rival Greenville where he served the same role.
After falling 3-1 Saturday in Gwinnett, the Walleye rolled to a 5-2 victory
Gwinnett beats Solar Bears despite giving up lead late in regulation
Their game day is Monday through Thursday. The Friday night glory doesn’t go to the scout team.
Gwinnett County has a semifinalist in four of the state’s six classifications this year, including defending AA champ Wesleyan and Hebron, last year’s runner-up in Class A.
Bussing 14 hours round-trip for one game isn’t exactly an ideal schedule.
Who to keep an eye on for the Gwinnett Gladiators this season
As the player signings piled up this summer, a legitimate level of optimism built around the Gwinnett Gladiators.
Clay Trainum was named Georgia Gwinnett College’s sports information director in September after spending the previous two years as the assistant director for media relations at Lamar University.
With the sudden addition of seven new teams just days before the 2014-15 season is set to start, the ECHL made some division realignments.
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All but a few of the wide, red recliners in the newly renovated AMC Colonial theater sat vacant. A couple of wrestling greats leaned back in the front row as the movie flickered light against their upturned faces.
Nunn was a key offensive weapon for the perennially contending Alaska Aces from 2010-2013.
With a returning core from a good stretch team last year and some tantalizing new blood in attendance, two dozen players went through a nearly two-hour workout to kick things off Monday at the IceForum in Duluth.
A breakdown of Friday night’s Hapeville Charter at Wesleyan high school football game