VALDOSTA-- Gwinnett County's bad luck against Lowndes continued Friday night at Martin Stadium as the Region 1-AAAAA juggernaut Vikings took down the South Gwinnett Comets 34-26.
VALDOSTA— Gwinnett County’s bad luck against Lowndes continued Friday night at Martin Stadium as the Region 1-AAAAA juggernaut Vikings took down the South Gwinnett Comets 34-26.
The Archer Tigers and the Mountain View Bears found out firsthand what Gwinnett County football rivalries are all about when they met twice in 2009, during both schools' inaugural seasons.
Football season is just around the corner. In just a few weeks, the University of Georgia football players will put on the pads and start their preparations for the 2010 season.Right now however, the focus for the SEC program is on the 2010 Countdown to Kickoff event, which will be held on July 16-17 in Athens.
Brent Davis is back where he wants to be, in the blue and gold of Georgia Southern University. "It is sort of like coming home," Davis said. "I started my coaching career here and I was fortunate enough to be part of this program where I spent nine years and where we had that amazing run. It is really like coming home."
Collins Hill grad Charles Perkins is now preparing for his first season under head coach Paul Johnson at Georgia Tech, while his high school team continues to search for someone who can fill the void in the offense.
Jon Stinchcomb lived out every football player's dream in February when he won the Super Bowl. But one of the sweeter rewards of the victory didn't come until mid-June. That's when the Parkview grad and his New Orleans Saints teammates were given their Super Bowl XLIV rings, a lasting and tangible prize for knocking off Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts in the world's biggest football game. View Super Bowl ring inside this story.
For many Americans, the World Cup is something experienced on TV. Three local teens got a much closer look. Amanda Wall of North Gwinnett, Jeffrey Lutton of Wesleyan and Lindsay Schwartz of Eagle's Landing were among 16 kids from across the U.S. who were selected by the Best Buy at 15 Program to attend the World Cup in South Africa.
SUWANEE -- Asseco Prokom II Gdynia, a professional basketball team from Poland, is in Gwinnett County for the week as it continues its visit in the United States during an offseason training and fun-filled trip.
Lawrenceville native Casey Roderick announced earlier this month that he is making changes to his 2010 driving schedule for Bill Elliott Racing. The 17-year-old's plans include scrapping all late model racing events and adding the ARCA Series as his main focus.