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David Friedlander

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Early lead not enough for Buford girls in Class AAA state basketball championship loss to St. Pius X

Early leads fades as Buford girls fall to St. Pius X in Class AAA state basketball title game

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Wilkins' big night helps GAC boys basketball grab state title, undefeated season

Big night from Isaiah Wilkins gives GAC boys 58-55 win over Calhoun and Class AA state title

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Mann, Rogers play different but important roles in Archer's success

Seniors Alesha Mann and Kayla Rogers playing smaller, but just as important, role in Archer girls basketball success

Contrasting challenges await Archer girls, Buford teams in state basketball finals

Different challenges await Buford boys, girls and Archer girls in state basketball finals

Roles different for GAC boys, Wesleyan girls in Class AA state title basketball games

Roles different for GAC boys, Wesleyan girls in Class AA state basketball finals

Eagles strike early and often in 20-8 girls lacrosse win over Grayson

Collins Hill strikes early and often for 20-8 girls lacrosse win over Grayson

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Brookwood softball's Batchelor moving across region to coach Grayson

Brookwood’s Bill Batchelor moving across the county to join his daughters and coach softball at Grayson

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Title game familiar ground for most of Gwinnett's remaining prep basketball teams

State finals familiar ground for Gwinnett County’s remaining high school basketball teams

Wesleyan girls basketball rallies from rare deficit to beat Laney 68-64

Wesleyan girls rally from 12-point, second-half deficit to beat Laney in state semifinals

Wilkins, Lewis help power GAC boys basketball past Laney and into state finals

Big men help push GAC boys past Laney and into the state finals with a 66-58 win

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North Gwinnett comeback attempt falls short in Wheeler's 61-58 win

North boys fall to Wheeler in the state basketball quarterfinals

Gwinnett Invitational LAX tournament continues to evolve

Gwinnett Invitational girls lacrosse tournament will be held this weekend at Buford's complex

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Defense, hot shooting give Archer historic 57-39 win over North Forsyth

Archer girls vs. North Forsyth in the girls Class AAAAAA quarterfinals

Generals fall to Wheeler in triple OT thriller 93-90

Shiloh boys come up just short in triple overtime heartbreaker to Wheeler

Parkview girls outlast Mountain View 35-32 to move to state quarterfinals

Parkview holds off Mountain View 35-32 in Class AAAAAA girls basketball second round

Young Lions can't keep up with Wheeler in 85-54 loss

Youthful Peachtree Ridge can’t keep up with Wheeler in 85-54 loss

Mountain View holds off Woodstock for first state basketball tournament win

Mountain View girls get first state basketball tournament win with 46-43 victory over Woodstock

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Squires becoming a face of the future of Collins Hill, Gwinnett LAX

Collins Hill Abby Squires becoming a face of the future for Gwinnett County high school girls lacrosse

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North grabs second-half momentum, region title with 59-48 win over Norcross

Big momentum swing sends North Gwinnett boys past Norcross for Region 7-AAAAAA basketball title

Berkmar boys basketball survives OT semifinal battle with Dacula

Berkmar boys hold off Dacula in OT in Region 8-AAAAAA semifinals

Shiloh springs trap on Grayson with 63-39 boys basketball win

Shiloh’s smothers Grayson in the Region 8-AAAAAA boys basketball tournament semifinals

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Mill Creek girls basketball back in state tournament again

Mill Creek defeated North Gwinnett 57-40 Monday, earning its eight state playoff trip in nine seasons

Norcross girls basketball team seals state trip with rout of Habersham

Perry leads first-half surge as Blue Devils post lopsided victory in Region 7-AAAAAA tourney opener

Norcross boys coast past Mill Creek to earn state basketball tourney spot

All 13 Blue Devils scored Monday night, as Norcross routed Mill Creek in the region basketball tournament opener

North Gwinnett boys rout Habersham in region basketball tourney

Bulldogs fare much better in region tourney opener this year, clinch state playoff berth

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Confidence helps Marshall live up to early expectations at Parkview

Parkview’s Mac Marshall living up to expectations as part of the baseball Super Six

Longhorns comeback vs. Lumpkin Co. falls short 70-65

Lanier comeback attempt comes up short in Region 8-AAAA boys tournament loss to Lumpkin Co.

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Brookwood's Brown can do just about anything in utility role

David Brown is a man of many roles for Brookwood boys tennis team

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Broncos show Gwinnett's future is bright at state girls swim meet

Brookwood, Gwinnett schools show the future is bright at the Class AAAAAA state girls swimming championships

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Title streak snapped, but Gwinnett still a presence at boys state swim meet

Collins Hill, county schools assert itself at Boys State Swim meet despite having title streak snapped

Second season tips off for area basketball teams in tournaments

Second season begins as region basketball tournaments tip off next week

Change of pace, hot shooting help Mountain View past Mill Creek in girls basketball

Aneysia Williams delivers huge game for Bears; Mountain View boys also pick up first region win

Prep basketball notes: Blue Devils get boost with return of Marshall, Madison

Norcross boys, girls welcome back key players from injuries and other prep hoops notes from the week of 2/6

North's Hyatt, Sawyer become rivals; Leggett to join Norcross duo

Friends become rivals, and vice versa, on interesting National Signing Day

North Gwinnett churns out class of high level talent

Bulldog head coach Bob Sphire excited at class of high-level signees, including four SEC-bound seniors

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Highly touted North Gwinnett junior Mitch Hyatt commits to Clemson football

Bulldog standout, one of the nation's top junior offensive tackles, was a first-team all-state selection in 2013

Collins Hill's England to play football for Army

Collins Hill senior Rhyan England enjoys West Point, as well the Black Knights' new head coach, Jeff Monken

Three Collins Hill seniors now become ACC football rivals

Collins Hill senior football players Christian Harris, Tyler Henderson and Jonathan Thomas split apart to three different ACC schools

North boys take region top seed with win over Collins Hill

North boys take regular-season region title with 58-49 win over Collins Hill

Archer sharp enough to claim third straight area traditional title

Archer dominates Area 8-AAAAAA traditional wrestling tournament for third straight title

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Experience, Carter free throw send Norcross past Peachtree Ridge 59-58

Lorenzo Carter free throw lifts Norcross boys past Peachtree Ridge 59-58 in region boys basketball thriller

Prep basketball notes: Snowjam slows Shiloh boys' tournament travels

Snow slows Shiloh boys’ tournament travels and other prep basketball notes from the week of Jan. 27

Snow sends Gwinnett hoops coaches into scramble mode

Snowstorm forces Gwinnett high school basketball coaches scrambling to rescheduled postponed games

Brewton's late heroics lift Shiloh past Berkmar

Shiloh edges Berkmar in Region 8-AAAAAA boys basketball thriller

Hilton Invitational offers last chance playoff prep for Norcross, GAC

Hilton Invitational boys hoops showcase offers last chance at non-region challenges

Prep Basketball Notes: Undefeated Spartans gain national acclaim

GAC boys crack national rankings, and other prep basketball notes from Jan. 23

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Robinson consistently rising to the occasion for Meadowcreek

Austin Robinson becoming Meadowcreek’s go-to guy

Streaking Lions making a statement in subregion

Six-game winning streak has Hebron boys challenging in Region 8-A, Division B

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Blue Devils wear down Bears to take over region lead

Norcross girls wear down Mountain View to take first place in Region 8-AAAAAA

Numbers don't add up for Archer girls in loss to Shades Valley

Archer done in by numbers game vs. Shades Valley at Girls Night Out