SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett showed some grit and determination after getting blown out in Game 1 of its best-of-three first-round series of the Class AAAAAA state baseball playoffs at Lambert.. But it wasn't enough as Lambert pulled out a 5-3 win in nine innings in Game 2
BUFORD -- Buford maintained its relentless offensive pressure the entire contest and eventually put three goals on the scoreboard as the Wolves rolled to a 3-0 win over Decatur in the opening round of the Class AAA girls' soccer state tournament.. Buford -- ranked No. 2 in Class AAA --
Looking to advance in the high school state boys' soccer playoffs for the first time since it was a AAA school, North Gwinnett found the right combination in the second half en route to a 3-1 win over South Forsyth.
HOSCHTON -- Alpharetta kept Mill Creek's primary offensive weapon in check during the first half. But the Raiders couldn't maintain that defensive pressure as Lauren Tanner racked up four second-half goals to lead Mill Creek to a 5-1 win in the first round of the Class AAAAAA girls soccer
HOSCHTON -- Several Gwinnett County athletes turned in great performances in the Class AAAAAA girls and boys state sectional track and field meet on Saturday at Mill Creek's Markham Field to qualify for the upcoming state meet.. A total of 32 teams represented Regions 1, 2, 7 and 8 from
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Mill Creek's girls and boys built comfortable leads after Day 1 on Thursday and rode that momentum to a pair of team titles Saturday at the Region 7-AAAAAA track and field championships at Markham Field on the Mill Creek campus.
SUWANEE -- Mill Creek and North Gwinnett battled for nine innings and through a 90-minute weather delay to decide which team would take over first place in baseball's Region 7-AAAAAA.. After the dust settled and clouds moved away, Mill Creek pulled out a 4-3 win and now sits
HOSCHTON -- Lauren Tanner scored four goals and rallied Mill Creek to a 4-2 win over North Gwinnett in a crucial Region 7-AAAAAA girls' soccer matchup at Markham Field.. It was a fitting performance on Mill Creek's Senior Night as Tanner tallied all four goals for the Hawks and
Brookwood rode solid starting pitching and a lineup that got a wakeup call from its head coach to a 7-0 win over Collins Hill in the Gwinnett Braves High School Invitational at Coolray Field.
Matthew Ramsay's eighth-inning RBI single and Kameron Doster's complete-game performance on the mound propelled Lanier to a thrilling 3-2 win over North Gwinnett on the opening day of inaugural Gwinnett Braves High School Invitational at Coolray Field.
BUFORD – Just when Buford had taken on the identity of a defensive machine, the Wolves rolled out a high-octane offense in an 84-68 win over Gordon Central in the second round of the Class AAA boys’ basketball tournament.
BUFORD -- With the Buford boys basketball team enjoying success in the postseason with a stingy defense, Buford's girls team may have outdone its counterpart in a 59-25 win over Elbert County in the second round of the Class AAA state tournament Friday night.. Not only did Buford post a
The Buford boys' basketball team continued to play sound defense Wednesday night as the Wolves forced 19 turnovers and rolled to a 61-43 win over Cedar Grove in the opening round of the Class AAA state tournament.
Basketball is a definitely a game where playing at home can sure make a difference.. Just ask Mountain View as the Bears ventured into a hostile environment at North Forsyth and played well for three quarters in the opening round of the Class AAAAAA girls' state basketball tournament.
GAINESVILLE -- Buford head coach Allen Whitehart has been preaching defense to his team and it sure paid off in the Wolves' 50-36 win over North Hall to claim the Region 7-AAA boys' basketball title.. Buford, which shared the regular-season region title with North Hall, lost the coin
GAINESVILLE -- Kristina Nelson scored eight of her game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter as Buford broke open a close game and went on to knock off Dawson County 60-52 to capture the Region 7-AAA girls basketball title.. Top-seeded Buford (22-4) had bolted out to a
DACULA -- Pinecrest Academy drained six straight 3-pointers to start the game and rode that momentum to a 58-45 win over Hebron Christian Academy in the semifinals of the Region 8-A boys basketball tournament at Hebron.
Just like the first semifinal, the second semifinal of the Region 7-AAAAAA girls' basketball tournament was over early as No. 1 seed Norcross raced past No. 5 seed Mountain View 66-46.
With her father in the stands watching, Lexie Brown put on quite a show to lead North Gwinnett to a convincing 64-38 win over Duluth in the semifinals of the Region 7-AAAAAA girls' tournament at Mill Creek.
SNELLVILLE -- Dacula made a strong statement in its Region 8-AAAAAA quarterfinal game against South Gwinnett as the No. 3 seed Falcons rolled to a convincing 66-45 win over the No. 6 seed Comets.. Dacula (19-7) was clicking on all cylinders and poised behind senior leadership that could be
Patriots get spark from big man in second half of 8-AAAAAA boys basketball tourney win
If there's one thing for sure, postseason tournament basketball looks nothing like the regular season.. Just ask the No. 2 seed out of Region 8-AAAA.
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BUFORD -- Not only did Buford suffer its first Region 7-AAA loss on Friday night, but the Wolves also lost the coin toss to decide the top seed in next week's boys region tournament.. It all started when North Hall came into Buford and knocked off the Wolves 68-63
DACULA -- Hebron Christian Academy boys' basketball team has been on a roller coaster ride this season with injuries and sickness, but the Lions sure found the ride a fun one on Saturday night in a 52-40 win over Providence Christian Academy in Region 8B-A hoops action.. Hebron (8-14
BUFORD -- Coming down the stretch of the regular season and chasing after Region 7-AAA titles, both the Buford boys and girls basketball teams used impressive defense performances to capture wins over visiting Dawson County Friday night.. In the boys' game, Buford used its size and strength on defense
Defense was the difference in this Region 8-AAAAAA boys basketball game as Dacula erased a one-point halftime deficit and eventually coasted home to a 53-39 win over Berkmar.
When Dacula's Brandon Goodson nailed a 3-pointer with nine seconds left to pull the Falcons even with Archer at 73-73, it sure looked like this Region 8-AAAAAA boys basketball showdown was going to overtime.
Two house fires were reported late Thursday evening in Gwinnett.
In an era of high-octane offenses posting big numbers and eye-popping scores, Buford turned back the clock Friday night as the Wolves blanked North Oconee 13-0 in the second round of the Class AAA state football playoffs.
One of these days, they'll come up with a name for it. But, for now, it will simply be known as the drive that brought Mill Creek back for a thrilling 41-39 win over Alpharetta in the first round of the Class AAAAAA football state playoffs.
A football program can usually look at small steps as building blocks along the way to bigger and better things. That may be the case with Duluth as the Wildcats concluded the 2012 season with a 35-14 win over Mountain View in Region 7-AAAAAA action.
Mill Creek boys and Peachtree Ridge girls won the Region 7-AAAAAA cross country championships.
If Friday's 49-0 win over Habersham Central was a tune-up leading into next week's Region 7-AAAAAA showdown at Collins Hill, then Mill Creek appears to have the engine running smoothly.
Pinpointing a time when the Class AAA state volleyball quarterfinal match between Buford and Oconee County took a turn one way or another may take a while. It was that close.
Both teams moved the ball on offense and played good defense at times. But when it came down to winning the game, one team simply seized the moment.
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HOSCHTON -- During Mill Creek's Class AAAAAA state volleyball second-round match against Roswell, there was one common theme in the Hawks' huddle during every timeout.. We want to practice tomorrow.. That will happen later this afternoon after Mill Creek pulled out a long and grinding 3-2 win over Roswell
U.S. Olympians McKayla Maroney and Jonathan Horton visited Georgia Gwinnett College on Tuesday morning.
Walton's girls and Marietta's boys didn't have the top individual winners in their respective 5K races at the 10th annual Coach Wood Cross Country Invitational, but they were solid enough down through the ranks to claim the team titles.
Wolves stay perfect in region with rout of Dawson County
After losing for only the third time all season on Wednesday, Class AAA's top-ranked softball team was suddenly staring at elimination in the second round of the state tournament.
BUFORD -- After Wednesday's doubleheader split between Buford and Franklin County, it may be difficult to figure out which team has the momentum heading into tonight's winner-take-all Game 3 in the second round of the Class AAA state softball tournament.. That's because top-ranked Buford took a solid
North Gwinnett used a balanced attack and got a little revenge from a couple of regular-season losses as the Bulldogs knocked off top-seeded Mill Creek 3-1 in the best-of-five championship match for the Area 6-AAAAAA girls volleyball tournament.
Meadowcreek battled all night, trying to pick up that elusive first win of the season and snap that dreaded 43-game losing streak. But in the end, the Mustangs had no answer for Habersham Central's Sydnee Mulligan and Brandt Rineheart.
SUWANEE -- On a night when it was win or go home for the season, North Gwinnett rose to the occasion with a convincing 4-0 win over Lambert in the first round of the Class AAAAAA softball tournament.. One day removed from a doubleheader split with Lambert that sent emotions
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Within most athletics programs that are in their first year of competition, moral victories are usually acceptable.. But for the Georgia Gwinnett College men's soccer team, there are higher goals and aspirations in this inaugural 2012 season.. That was evident on Saturday afternoon at Grizzly Soccer Field as
Greater Atlanta Christian once again took a non-region heavyweight right down the wire, but came up short in the end as the Spartans fell to Thomson.