Norcross (26-3) won its 17th straight Wednesday night, defeating Berkmar 62-49 in the first round of the state playoffs before a large and loud home crowd at the House of Blue.
The Norcross girls won the Region 7-AAAAAA championship without Ty Gillespie, but they’ll need her to make a long run in the state tournament.
Gwinnett product Chris Bolden has been suspended by the Georgia Tech men’s basketball program
DULUTH – Angie Hembree gave Vash Perry a big hug and the junior guard certainly deserved it.
SUWANEE — Things didn’t start well for the Lanier girls when Kalen Surles was ordered to change out of her orange undershirt at the opening tip because it didn’t match her white jersey.
DULUTH – Down 20-2 after the first quarter, the North Gwinnett could have quit in the Region 7-AAAA third-place game. They didn’t. Behind by 20 again in the third quarter, a comeback seemed impossible. It wasn’t.
SUWANEE – The celebration at midcourt by the Osborne boys was a wild one and with good reason.
Duluth’s boys basketball team defeated Mill Creek in the Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament finals Friday night
Mountain View held off Duluth in the Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament semifinals Friday night
SANDY SPRINGS — The Greater Atlanta Christian boys let a game slip away at Holy Innocents’ during the regular season, but there was no repeat Friday night with a trip to the Region 6-AA championship game at stake.
The Mill Creek will face Norcross in Friday’s semifinals of the Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament hopefully having learned a valuable lesson.
The North Gwinnett boys finally have a winning record thanks to their late-season turnaround, but that is hardly what is important now.
Charlie Parker went to the state tournament in each of his five years as a boys assistant at Berkmar. Now he’s going in his first season as a girls coach and keeping a Duluth streak alive in the process.
DULUTH — The Duluth boys had the momentum of two key victories and were hosting Norcross with the added emotional lift of playing on Senior Night.
Yellow Jackets lose to N.C. State at buzzer in overtime
Jackets fall at buzzer in overtime
Allison johnson made the most of her final regular-season home game for the Norcross girls basketball team in a win over Mill Creek
Norcross pulled away late for a victory over Mill Creek in Region 7-AAAAAA boys basketball on Friday night
ATLANTA — The streaking Atlanta Hawks may not have a superstar, but they’re not lacking in all-stars. In fact they have three – more than any other NBA team.
When Norcross took a 25-point lead at halftime, it looked like the Blue Devils’ 10th straight victory was going to be an easy one. Peachtree Ridge, though, made sure that wasn’t the case.
NORCROSS – Few of Greater Atlanta Christian’s victories in recent seasons could have been classified as upsets. The Spartans were too dominant for that.
NORCROSS – North Gwinnett, hoping for a late-season turnaround, were trying to build off a big Region 7-AAAAAA victory at Duluth on Friday night with impressive showing in the ninth-annual Hilton Invitational. Despite a quick turnaround, the Bulldogs were able to do just that.
NORCROSS – All eyes were on Madison Academy’s (Ala.) Josh Langford and the highly touted college prospect certainly didn’t disappoint.
Paul Milsap scored 22 to help Hawks past Thunder
The Hawks won for the 29th time in the past 31 games with a victory over the Thunder before a sellout crowd of 19,203 on Friday night at Philips Arena.
The Hawks, who never trailed, led by as many as 27 points and hit 12 of 27 attempts from behind the 3-point arc en route to a 110-91 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.
Norcross grad Jodie Meeks’ return from injury coincided with the Detroit Pistons’ surge from an early-season slump
Peachtree Ridge lost a tough one to Lithonia in the Blue Collar Basketball showcase
North Gwinnett fought Greenforest in a close matchup, but the Bulldogs fell in the Blue Collar Basketball MLK Showcase at Peachtree Ridge
Laney defeated Buford in boys basketball Monday in the Blue Collar Basketball MLK Showcase at Peachtree Ridge
LAWRENCEVILLE – Taylor Mason was already on the recruiting radar, going into the season ranked by ESPN.com as one of the Top 25 sophomores in the country.
The offseason wheeling and dealing has left the Atlanta Braves reeling
Bears defeat Norcross for first time in 12 tries
PEACHTREE CORNERS — It’s been a long time since the Wesleyan girls — winners of 10 state basketball championships — haven’t been favored to win their own region.
Both Norcross and Duluth were missing key elements Friday night, but a newcomer for the Blue Devils made a big difference
Norcross defeated Duluth in girls basketball Friday night to set up a first-place showdown with Mountain View on Tuesday
PEACHTREE CORNERS — Nikki McDonald followed up a 25-point game two days earlier with a 26-point outing Thursday night against Lovett.
1st-round pick returns home with Memphis
First-round pick returns home with Memphis
Atlanta wins sixth in row and 20th in past 22 games
The Wesleyan and Greater Atlanta Christian girls have had plenty of memorable battles in their long rivalry. Tuesday night’s game wasn’t one of them.
Eric Jamison averaged less than six points per game last season as a part-time regular on a Greater Atlanta Christian boys team that went unbeaten while winning its second straight Class AA state championship.
Staff correspondent Guy Curtright shares his thoughts and ballot for the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame
The scene brought back memories of the Lou Williams glory days of South Gwinnett basketball. Almost every seat was taken and fans lined the railings at the Comets’ gym.
The Archer girls had their perfect season end in Florida at the Naples Holiday Tournament, but Gwinnett County still has one unbeaten high school basketball team.
The chant of “SEC! SEC! SEC!” rang out at the Georgia Dome as usual.
ATLANTA — Robert Nkemdiche, his helmet tilted back on his head, walked slowly off the field ahead of most of his Ole Miss teammates.
Grayson grad Robert Nkemdiche and the Ole Miss defense face a major challenge in the Peach Bowl against TCU’s high-powered offense
Host Berkmar defeated Warner Robins in Monday's semifinals of the Nike/BMASP Holiday Hoop Classic
Durham records double-double in Patriots victory
Durham records double-double in Patriots victory
Tre Hansbrough and the Buford boys basketball team take on Gainesville and former Wolves standout D’Marcus Simonds on Friday
Central Gwinnett grad Jonathan Massaquoi has fallen out of the Atlanta Falcons’ rotation at defensive end
Parkview grad Michael Palmer is in his second season with the Pittsburgh Steelers