Behind a physical, smothering defensive attack, Buford held Dawson County to single digits in three of the four quarters to come away with a 56-30 win over the Tigers on Friday night at North Hall High School.
SUWANEE -- The formula for Norcross' boys was simple on Friday night -- win their regular season finale against Collins Hill and capture the regular season title.. As it turned out, it was anything but simple.. Using a pair of key defensive stands in the final 11.6 seconds, Norcross held
Dacula boys head coach Russ Triaga was very open about how poorly his team played on Friday night in a loss to Central Gwinnett.
After securing a pair of Region 7-AAAAAA wins on Friday night over Collins Hill, the North Gwinnett basketball program logged two more region wins on Saturday.
When Buford's boys played at East Hall back on Dec. 11, the Wolves came away with an easy 102-60 win. Points were a lot more difficult to come by for the Wolves in the rematch on Wednesday night, but Buford (6-5, 3-0) found just enough for a 59-57 win.
After completing first semester final exams a couple weeks ago before Christmas break, Central Gwinnett and Mountain View girls had one more final on Saturday night.
SUGAR HILL — After falling to Lambert in the finals of the Lanier Holiday Tournament a year ago, Lanier’s boys had a chance at revenge on Saturday night.
Mountain View girls also reach championship game with victory
After Central Gwinnett's game with Lanier on Friday night in the semifinals of the Lanier Christmas Classic, girls basketball coach Jason Adams acknowledged that his team got off to a slow start.
The Lanier Holiday Classic got off to a good start for the host school as both Lanier's boys and girls teams posted wins in the opening game on Thursday night.
Hawks spoil Eagles' return home with 56-53 win on Shaw's buzzer-beater
Wildcats down Collins Hill in the girls matchup
North Gwinnett had faced adversity all season, everything from adjusting to several new assistant coaches, a rigorous Region 7-AAAAAA schedule and more injuries head coach Bob Sphire would like to talk about.
After opening its season with one win and one loss last week in the City of Rivers Shootout in Jacksonville, Fla., Norcross' boys returned to Georgia with a 60-53 win over Mill Creek on Tuesday
Taking a look back at the scores of Parkview's wins from this season, one is quick to notice that virtually every one was close.
Collins Hill head coach Kevin Reach wasn't surprised that his first round Class AAAAAA playoff game at West Forsyth was a high scoring affair. He just wasn't expecting both teams to combine to break the 100-point mark.
Collins Hill's boys basketball team may have started last season 0-8, but the Eagles made sure this year's campaign won't be a repeat of that.
When the final horn sounded, Grayson head coach Mickey Conn knew that his team would be home for the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs next week.
Buford started fast and finished strong on Friday night as the Wolves powered their way to a 49-6 win over East Hall.
With its big win over North Gwinnett earlier this season, Norcross had the inside track on the Region 7-AAAAAA title.
DACULA -- One thing Hebron head volleyball coach Judy Conner is proud of is the amount of support her team receives from the community and the school's student body.. Tuesday's second-round match in the Class A state playoffs was no exceptions as the large, vocal crowd was treated to
Habersham no match for Bulldogs in lopsided, 7-AAAAAA game
SNELLVILLE -- Although only separated by a few miles, Brookwood and South Gwinnett found themselves placed in different areas for the 2012 volleyball season as a result of reclassification and realignment.. With Brookwood winning Area 7-AAAAAA and South taking the fourth seed from Area 8-AAAAAA, the cross-town
White County head coach Bill Ballard never got a chance to face Buford during his four-year tenure at Peachtree Ridge.
Facing Duluth in a critical region game for both teams, North (4-1, 2-1) built an early lead and then fended off a furious rally by the Wildcats to secure a 42-28 win.
After celebrating its first Region 8-AAAA win last week against Madison County, Lanier found itself on the other side of the score Friday night.
Since starting the Lanier football program three years ago, head coach Billy Wells had been waiting for this day.
The Bulldogs have allowed just 14 points in their first two games. But on Saturday night, the offense got in on the act -- netting almost 500 total yards on offense.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Mountain View may have had the early edge in the series, but Friday night's results show that Archer may have the upper hand.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett Braves entertained their second-largest crowd of the season on Saturday night and the 9,096 fans were treated to a good, old fashioned pitchers' duel.. Gwinnett's top prospect Julio Teheran, who has had an up-and-down season, was on one of his upswings on Saturday
Tim Hardy's first game as head coach of Greater Atlanta Christian may not have been the prettiest game he has ever seen, but the end result had him all smiles.
Event concludes with final weigh-in Sunday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center
DULUTH -- The Forrest Wood Cup has been held 15 times and, each time, a different angler took home the trophy. But today, it looks like history will be made in one fashion or another.. 21-year old Jacob Wheeler, who has led the entire tournament, has an outstanding chance
While being known as one to the top spotted bass fisheries in the country, the 2012 Forrest Wood Cup has revealed one thing -- largemouth are back.
When the Forrest Wood Cup came to Lake Lanier in 2010, the leader after the first day of competition held the top spot with 14 pounds, 12 ounces. While that weight was a solid total, it would've only been good enough for fourth place after the first day this year.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- After an offensive outburst in a sweep of a double header over Columbus on Friday, the Clippers pitching got the best of Gwinnett's bats on Saturday night as Columbus posted a 6-1 win over the G-Braves in front of 7,369 fans at Coolray Field.. Columbus starter Chris
LAWRENCEVILLE --Kris Medlen's first start with the G-Braves didn't go quite as well as anticipated.. Facing Charlotte in his first action since being sent to Gwinnett from Atlanta on May 31, the 26-year old right-hander went just 2 innings, allowing four runs on five hits as the
SNELLVILLE -- One of the most coveted things for a pitcher is to be the starter in a series-clinching game, surpassed only by being the one standing on the mound when that game is won.. Brookwood starter Ryan Woodard experienced both of those on Tuesday night.. Facing region-rival
Reaching one state final in any sport is an accomplishment, but for the Collins Hill boys soccer program, it has almost become routine.
It's a subject that sometimes brings about heated debate, but the method used to decide the home team in a deciding third game of the state baseball playoffs came up huge Wednesday afternoon.
Mill Creek had made the quarterfinals in each of the last two seasons, only to see its playoff run end each time. Tuesday night, however, was a different story.
ROSWELL -- Mill Creek's deepest playoff run came to an end on Friday night as the Hawks fell 3-1 to top-ranked Centennial in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.. The Hawks went stride-for-stride with Centennial for most of the match, trailing just 2-1 at the
LILBURN -- If playoff caliber teams are built around starting pitching, then Parkview looks to be in pretty good shape.. Behind two stellar performances from starters Matt Olson and Jesse Foster, the Panthers continued to roll through the Class AAAAA state playoffs with a second-round sweep of Tift County
SUWANEE -- Peachtree Ridge closed out its regular season with two straight losses, not exactly the streak the Area 4-AAAAA champs wanted to be riding going into the state playoffs.. But those losses were to top- 10 teams, and that competition paid dividends on Tuesday night as Peachtree Ridge
Mill Creek held off Shiloh to advance to the second round of the state baseball playoffs.
HOSCHTON -- Shiloh hasn't competed in the state baseball playoffs since 1999, but the lack of playoff experience for the Generals didn't show on Friday night.. Facing Region 7-AAAAA champion Mill Creek in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs, the Generals shook off a 5-2 loss
Gwinnett has been one of the hottest hitting teams in the International League the past week, and that trend continued Saturday night with 12 hits and five runs.
Parkview head coach Chan Brown said that his Panthers have yet to click on all cylinders this season. But Friday night, the Parkview engine made just enough noise to come away with a 5-4 win over Region 8-AAAAA rival Grayson.
Lions bounced out of state playoffs with 80-69 loss
Hawks knock off 6-AAAAA champion Alpharetta, earn rematch with rival North