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Ken Chrzanowski

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North succumbs to Pope onslaught in lacrosse quarterfinals

North Gwinnett could not hold a second-half lead and fell to Pope 11-8 in the quarterfinals of the boys Class AAAAAA state lacrosse tournament Saturday.

Lassiter ends North Gwinnett girls lacrosse playoff run

Young North Gwinnett lost to veteran Lassiter in the Class AAAAAA state playoffs Friday night

Mountain View capitalizes in Game 3 win over Brookwood

Mountain View took advantage of four Brookwood errors and a stellar pitching effort from junior Robert Kwiatkowski to defeat the Broncos 3-2 and win the opening round series in the Class AAAAAA baseball tournament.

Parkview boys prevail over Collins Hill in PKs in state playoff opener

Parkview goalie Austin Lu made save after save during regulation and overtime. And when the Panthers needed it most, he made the final and most critical save during the penalty kicks

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Bowen's PK gives Collins Hill girls 1-0 win over Brookwood

SUWANEE — Collins Hill’s Desiree Bowen converted a first half penalty kick and the Eagles withstood Brookwood’s attack as the Eagles (13-5) held on for a 1-0 win in the first round of the Class AAAAAA soccer tournament on Tuesday.

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CHRZANOWSKI: Little League situation in Chicago brings sad issues to light

The actions of adults in youth sports can cause major problems for the youngsters who play them

Quick-strike GAC overpowers Chattahoochee County in playoff opener

Greater Atlanta Christian remained unbeaten Friday with a first-round win over Chattahoochee County in the Class AA state playoffs

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Peachtree Ridge thrashes Collins Hill 38-3 | PHOTOS

Lions roll up 500 yards of offense in 38-3 win over Eagles

Peachtree Ridge displayed a quick-strike offense amassing over 500 yards and combined with an opportunistic defense to defeat Collins Hill 38-3 in a Region 7-AAAAAA matchup on Friday.

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Hebron Christian volleyball returns to state volleyball finals

Hebron Christian defeated Fellowship Christian in the Class A semifinals on Wednesday night

Buford avenges playoff loss to St. Pius with sweep in state volleyball quarterfinals

Buford exacted some revenge Saturday on the team that defeated its in last year’s Final Four. The Wolves swept St. Pius 25-22, 25-19, 25-14 to advance to the Class AAAA semifinals.

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Archer tops Central Gwinnett 35-14 | PHOTOS

Archer tops Central Gwinnett 35-14

Gabe Tiller threw four touchdown passes and Kyle Davis returned a kickoff for a touchdown as Archer pulled away for a 35-14 Region 8-AAAAAA win over Central Gwinnett on Friday.

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Senior hurler carries Pope to sweep of Collins Hill | PHOTOS

Pope scored a run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to win 2-1 and complete the sweep of defending state champion Collins Hill on Wednesday night in the second round of the Class AAAAAA softball playoffs.

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Brookwood battles to beat Woodstock in second round of state volleyball | PHOTOS

Brookwood overcame a case of the nerves, but gathered itself to earn a trip to the Elite Eight with a 14-25, 25-8, 25-11 and 28-26 win over Woodstock in the second round of the Class AAAAAA volleyball tournament on Tuesday.

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Archer tough as Nails in Homecoming win over Shiloh | PHOTOS

Gabe Tiller threw for 248 yards, Randy Nails rushed for 106 and Frank Finch recovered two fumbles as Archer celebrated Homecoming with a 52-7 Region 8-AAAAAA win over Shiloh Friday night.

Buford holds off Madison Co. in eight innings for Region 8-AAAA crown

Daniels sac fly lifts top-ranked Wolves

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Brookwood wins fifth straight area volleyball title

Brookwood won its fifth consecutive Region 8-AAAAAA volleyball title by defeating Grayson 25-12, 25-17 and 25-15 on Wednesday night.

PREP ROUNDUP: Jordan goes Deep to lift Buford over top team in Class AAAAAA

Buford’s Jordan Deep hit a home run in the top of the seventh to lift Buford to a 2-1 win over previously undefeated Lassiter in a clash of the number one ranked teams in Class AAAA and AAAAAA on Monday.

PREP ROUNDUP: Buford softball piles up late runs to beat Heard County

A brief recap of Saturday’s prep sports action

GAC boys succumb to powerful Westminster in lacrosse state quarterfinals

Greater Atlanta Christian School scored the first goal but it took over three quarters to score another as the Spartans fell to Westminster 11-4 in the quarterfinals of the boys Class A-AAAAA state lacrosse tournament on Saturday.

Jones, Wesleyan baseball team sweep Model

The Wolves will host the winner of the Toombs County-Cook County matchup next week in the quarterfinals

Top-ranked GAC boys roll into soccer quarterfinals

From the opening whistle, GAC controlled the pace and tempo of the game. With 36:25 left in the opening half, off a deflected corner kick from Nash Wagnon in the penalty box, Davis Bryan converted to give the home team a 1-0 lead.

Lanier wins first playoff series in school history

The Longhorns defeated Grady 6-2 on Saturday and advanced to the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs next week. Lanier will host LaGrange.

Collins Hill girls can't overcome early goal in loss to Walton

Walton scored early and made it stand up as the Raiders defeated Collins Hill 1-0 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA tournament on Wednesday.

PREP ROUNDUP: Buford girls win region tennis title

Buford girls were victorious while the boys fell just short in the Region 7-AAA tennis championships on Thursday at West Hall High School. The girls defeated North Hall 3-0 while the boys fell to North Hall 3-2.

PREP ROUNDUP: Wesleyan mounts huge rally to defeat Lovett

A look at Thursday’s Gwinnett prep action

PREP ROUNDUP: South boys soccer beats Parkview in overtime

A recap of Tuesday’s prep sports action.

PREP ROUNDUP: Thompson pitches Wesleyan past Providence Christian

A recap of Wednesday’s prep sports action.

PREP ROUNDUP: Brookwood wins twice in Alabama

Recap of Saturday’s prep sports action.

McConnell, Bay Creek win middle school hoops titles

The top seeded McConnell girls and Bay Creek boys captured the Eastern Division Middle School basketball tournament championships on Saturday.

PREP ROUNDUP: Skidgel lifts Archer over Dacula

A recap of Friday’s prep sports action.

PREP ROUNDUP: Gibbs helps Dacula hold off Mill Creek

A look at Saturday’s Gwinnett prep action

PREP ROUNDUP: Clinebell, Coker lead Spartans to wrestling title

A recap of Saturday’s prep sports action.

PREP ROUNDUP: Jones leads Central to championship game

A recap of Friday’s prep sports action.

PREP ROUNDUP: Meadowcreek repeats at Black Knight Duals

Recap of Saturday’s prep sports action.

PREP ROUNDUP: North Gwinnett stays unbeaten behind Carter's 23

A look at Friday’s Gwinnett prep actions

PREP ROUNDUP: Mill Creek tips Chestatee in OT to win Tabo's Tipoff Tournament

A look at Saturday’s Gwinnett prep action

Collins Hill earns respect with another strong season

A look at a storyline from the McEachern vs. Collins Hill in the third round of the Class AAAAAA state football playoffs

PREP ROUNDUP: Harris' basket at buzzer lifts Panthers

A recap of Saturday’s prep sports action.

PREP ROUNDUP: Mountain View wins North Gwinnett Duals

A recap of Saturday’s prep sports action

PREP ROUNDUP: Hebron cross country strong at Patriot Races

A look at Friday’s Gwinnett prep action

PREP ROUNDUP: Deep homers twice as Buford sweeps Sonoraville

Recap of Wednesday’s prep sports action.

North defeats Mountain View for area title

Recap of Area 6-AAAAAA volleyball tournament

PREP ROUNDUP: North sweeps doubleheader with Norcross

A recap of Thursday’s prep sports action.

Lassiter rallies doom North boys

SUWANEE -- Lassiter strung together successive 4-0 runs in the first and second quarter to pull away and defeat North Gwinnett 15-9 in opening round Class AAAAAA state lacrosse playoffs on Wednesday.

Lanier girls ousted by River Ridge in playoffs

The most successful season in Lanier girls soccer history came to an end Tuesday as River Ridge utilized its superior speed to defeat the Longhorns 3-1 in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.

Defense lets Hawks' girls hang on vs. Peachtree Ridge lacrosse

HOSCHTON -- Mill Creek's girls held Peachtree Ridge scoreless for 17 minutes spanning the end of the first half and the beginning of the second, and held on to defeat the Lions 13-10 to claim the Area 4-AAAAAA girls lacrosse championship Wednesday.. The victory earned the Hawks (17-1, 6-0

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Gwinnett Football League crowns its champions

A game-by-game look at the youth football feeder league's championship matchups

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Collins Hill rolls to 40-7 win over Mountain View

Collins Hill coach Kevin Reach was looking for a complete game full of effort and lack of mistakes. He was pleased with what he saw as Collins Hill rolled to a 40-7 Region 7-AAAAAA victory over Mountain View on Friday night.

Buford rebounds to split with Pierce County

Defending Class AA state champion Buford was pushed to the brink of elimination by losing Game 1 of its Class AA quarterfinal matchup with Pierce County, but the Wolves rebounded with a 14-2, six-inning victory in Game 2 to set up today's winner-take-all Game 3.

Collins Hill rolls past Meadowcreek

SUWANEE -- The Collins Hill Eagles tuned up for their first-round playoff matchup with nationally ranked Grayson by defeating Meadowcreek 51-0 in a Region 7-AAAAA matchup at Alan Fahring Field Friday night. The fourth seed in the region, they will play at the Region 8 champion next Friday.