When it's a full house, when it's against South Carolina, the Gwinnett Gladiators have not disappointed.
Three teams from the Duluth IceForum are headed to their national championship tournaments, including the AAA Thunder U16 team coached by former Gwinnett Gladiators captain Paul Flache.. Also qualifying were the AA Phoenix U16 team and the Phoenix Bantam Major U14 team.
The Gwinnett Gladiators played catch-up for most of the game Wednesday, but their first lead was the only one they needed.
Greg Ozubko, 49, has been a regular fixture for the Gladiators for the last two years.
In front of a rowdy standing-room only crowd, Kyle Jassmann and the Peachtree Ridge hockey team weren't going to be denied.
Captain Andy Brandt's game-winning goal, his second tally of the game, propelled the Gwinnett Gladiators to a 3-2 win over Orlando and into the playoffs Sunday.
DULUTH -- The Gwinnett Gladiators got off to a good start and controlled the rest of the game to beat Orlando 3-1 on Friday, the second win in as many nights over the Solar Bears.. The division-leading Gladiators play Orlando, the South's basement dwellers, again at home at 4:05
Playing at home for the first time in a month, the Gwinnett Gladiators treated a sparse but faithful crowd to a 5-4 comeback win over Orlando on Thursday night.
The county meet didn't go particularly well for Parkview's Ben Warren.. The junior diver got off to a bad start.. "I kept telling myself, there are 11 dives for a reason, so I can come back," Warren said. "I knew I still had a chance, I just had to
DULUTH -- Despite horrific first-half shooting and a tough start for their star player, Vanderbilt regrouped to power past Missouri 53-40 at the women's SEC Tournament on Thursday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.. Former Norcross standout and first-team All-SEC selection Tiffany Clarke finished with a double
Georgia Gwinnett College's baseball team is finally getting to play at home Saturday.. The Grizzlies play Rochester College from Michigan in a doubleheader that starts at 4 p.m. on the team's newly completed, state-of-the-art complex in Lawrenceville.. When wet weather this winter delayed construction, GGC opted to
A couple of lacrosse powers are crossing the border to play in Collins Hill's Peach Fest Invitational, which starts Friday
The rumbles started this summer. Just from the epicenter.. A few people knew how good this U16 AAA Thunder hockey team out of the IceForum in Duluth could be.. Paul Flache knew it. The head coach, himself just a few months removed from a 10-year pro playing career, knew
Alvarez, in Ranger School at Fort Benning, enjoys first weekend playing hockey in Gwinnett
Rob Madore made 39 saves and the Florida Everblades swept a set of two games in Gwinnett with a 3-1 win on Sunday.
DULUTH -- Playing with a journeyman goaltender between the pipes, the Gwinnett Gladiators dropped a tough 4-3 decision to Florida on Saturday in front of 7,628 at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.. Nick Niedert was brought in hours before the game after Gwinnett lost a second goalie to AHL call
DULUTH -- Anemic on a multitude of power-play chances in the first two periods, the Gwinnett Gladiators stepped up on special teams to wrest the lead from Wheeling and walk away with a 6-5 victory on Friday.
Things got interesting at the very end, but the Gwinnett Gladiators held on for a 6-5 win over Evansville on Saturday.
Being in a county rich with softball tradition was a blessing and a curse for Kat Ihlenburg as she built the first team at Georgia Gwinnett College.. Yes, there's a deep pool of talent locally. But some players just don't want to be that close to home for college.. "The
Georgia Gwinnett College head coach Brad Stromdahl found the positive in being temporarily homeless.. Because of heavy rains this winter, the baseball field wasn't completed in time for the start of the program's inaugural season this weekend. It is expected to be finished by the beginning of March, but for
It's taken some time, and one game isn't a definitive statement, but the Gwinnett Gladiators seem to be establishing some chemistry after a series of roster changes.
Blanked a night before, the Gwinnett Gladiators solved South Carolina goalie Ryan Zapolski on Saturday.. And Gwinnett goalie Louis Domingue returned the favor, stonewalling the Stingrays for his second shutout of the season.
DULUTH -- Ryan Zapolski posted his league-leading fourth shutout of the season Friday night.. Three of those have been against his former team, the Gwinnett Gladiators. Two on the Gladiators' ice.. Zapolski led South Carolina to a 2-0 victory with 27 saves in the first of back-to-back
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Because of all the rain in recent weeks, Georgia Gwinnett College's new baseball and softball fields won't be completed by the time the seasons start next week.. The school, which is playing both sports for the first time, is looking at early March to have games played on
Gwinnett scored twice on the power play and once short-handed in a back-and-forth battle against a West Coast visitor.
When they needed it the most, the Gwinnett Gladiators' power play converted.
DULUTH -- The Gwinnett defense had three giveaways within 15 feet of its net.. Orlando scored on them all.. By the third time, goalie Louis Domingue couldn't contain his emotions.. The Solar Bears broke open a tie game with three goals in the second period and beat the Gladiators 4-3
Tyler and Amber Skidgel are each the leading scorers for their Hebron basketball teams. At home, there can be only one winner.
Greenville scored 12 seconds into the game and things didn't improve for the Gwinnett Gladiators. A vociferous holiday matinee crowd of 6,571 had little to cheer about on Monday.
The Gwinnett Gladiators traded three players to San Francisco, signed Brian Elser from the SPHL, had Corey Fienhage called up to AHL Rochester and got Jason Clark back from injury all before their game Tuesday night in South Carolina.
Kalamazoo prevailed in the ninth round of the shootout to win 4-3, but Gwinnett still picked up a point despite giving up leads of 1-0 and 2-1 on Sunday.
DULUTH -- Rookie Alex Belzile continued to impress with two goals and the Gwinnett Gladiators beat Kalamazoo 4-2 on Saturday.. Playing with a revamped lineup after a handful of callups, the Gladiators also had defenseman Cody Carlson step up with a goal and an assist in the second period which
The Gwinnett Gladiators were able to activate forwards Joey Haddad and John Scrymgeour from injured reserve just in time.
The already short-handed Gwinnett Gladiators lost one of their most effective weapons in the first period and still persevered.
Defenseman Russ Sinkewich gave the Gwinnett Gladiators a 3-2 victory over South Carolina.
While foundations were being laid, while dugouts were being constructed, while playing surfaces were being leveled in Lawrenceville, the grass was growing a couple of hundred miles away.
One of the biggest crowds of the year saw one of the Gwinnett Gladiators' worst games.
DULUTH -- The Gwinnett Gladiators exploded for a pair of goals 23 seconds apart in the middle of the third period and held on for a 5-3 victory over South Carolina on Thursday.
At the end of her first season playing basketball, second-grade Brittany Stevens' coach asked who on the team hadn't scored.
What started as a step in the healing process is now on its way to contributing $1 million for research into childhood cancer.. Over the last eight years, the Carter Martin Classic at Providence Christian has raised more than $710,000 for the innovative therapy research endowment named for the inspiring
Former Gwinnett Gladiator and last year's ECHL goalie of the year, Jeff Jakaitis, signed with the South Carolina Stingrays.
Archer gutted out a nip-and-tuck 67-61 overtime victory against two-time defending region champ Berkmar on Tuesday.
The Gladiators held on through a contentious game with Trenton on Sunday to seal their third win in as many days and remain atop the Eastern Conference standings.
DULUTH -- The Gwinnett Gladiators took leads early in all three periods and made the third time a charm.
The Gladiators had a three-game winning streak end with a 4-3 loss to the Komets on Wednesday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.
Brookwood and Central battle in a tight Region 8-AAAAAA opener; Broncos get double-digit win in the boys matchup
Gwinnett on an amazing run of nine one-goal games entering this week's home games with Fort Wayne
The Gwinnett Gladiators are good in one-goal games. They've played in eight straight and won seven of those, including a 1-0 victory over Orlando before a holiday crowd of 4,028 on Thursday evening at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.
Wesleyan is working its way up to the top. The Wolves finished their regular season with a pair of top-10 teams in GAC and Lovett before enjoying their bye week.
DULUTH -- The Gwinnett Gladiators broke open a tight, tie game early in the third period and beat Orlando 4-1 on Thursday to take over sole possession of first place in the South Division.. Young Phoenix prospect Evan Bloodoff and Chris Clackson scored 3:31 apart and Doug Jones put the