BUFORD -- The Spencer-Buford basketball game in the first round of the Class AA state basketball tournament got off to an unusual beginning.. But the ending played out as expected as Buford rolled to a 79-60 win to advance to next week's second round against the winner of Dawson
BUFORD -- For the Mill Creek girls lacrosse team, it was another landmark victory as the Hawks took home a 15-6 win over Peachtree Ridge in the gold bracket championship of the 2012 Gwinnett County girls Lacrosse Tournament.. Victorious in the silver bracket of last year's tournament, Mill Creek won
When North Gwinnett head coach Zach Smith knew his Bulldogs would meet Central Gwinnett in the first round of the state tournament, he had a good idea it would be a stern test.
HOSCHTON -- In the Western Division finals of the Gwinnett County middle school basketball tournament, both the Creekland girls and the Hull boys found third-quarter magic en route to victories and berths in Thursday's county championship games.
Normally a primary scoring threat, Jordan Capps had scored just six points for Peachtree Ridge in the Region 7-AAAAA boys' championship game against North Gwinnett. So the junior simply turned to his defense to secure the Lions' thrilling 56-54 win over the Bulldogs Saturday night.
In a game that featured numerous swings in momentum, it was Norcross which rode the last wave. The Blue Devils rolled to a 53-38 win over North Gwinnett in the Region 7-AAAAA girls' basketball tournament championship at Meadowcreek High School.
Patriots, Generals fight way into title showdown
SUWANEE -- All four top seeds in the Region 7-AAAAA boys' basketball tournament advanced to Friday's semifinals, but the fourth and final quarterfinal Wednesday night proved to be the most competitive game so far as No. 3 Peachtree Ridge hung on for a 43-39 win over No. 6 Collins
Norcross boys defeated Meadowcreek in the Region 7-AAAAA tournament.
Senior breaks her own state record Saturday
Brookwood girls beat South Gwinnett in overtime.
GAC qualified 14 wrestlers on its way to the Area 6-AA championship.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings talks about her foundation, the clinic in Suwanee and the 2012 games in London
With the season stretching from mid-November to mid-February, wrestling can become a grind as the matches stack up. That may explain Saturday's Area 6-AA duals tournament as Lovett, the No. 2 seed, knocked off top-seeded Greater Atlanta Christian 39-28 to capture the title.
Broncos fall in Deep South Classic finale on last-second shot
Only eight dressed out and just six found the scoring column, but Providence got a lot of mileage out of that small but talented group as the Stars knocked off the Academy of Richmond County 49-39 in the third-place game of the Deep South Classic
SNELLVILLE -- Even though it's only late December and postseason play is a long way down the road, heart-breaking losses can still occur.
Mountain View's girls basketball team forced 28 turnovers in their win over South Forsyth.
North pulled out a 61-54 win over Lawrence County (Tenn.) on the opening day of the Peach State Holiday Invitational
SUWANEE -- It was billed as the girls championship of the Third Annual Jared Cook Holiday Classic, but it turned into a North Gwinnett highlight show as the Bulldogs rolled over Central Gwinnett 53-14.
North Gwinnett girls won the Jared Cook Classic.
SUWANEE -- Central Gwinnett got a game-high 25 points from junior guard Darius Joell as the Black Knights held on for a 64-58 win in Thursday's semifinals of the Jared Cook Holiday Classic at North Gwinnett.
Central Gwinnett got a game-high 25 points from junior guard Darius Joell as the Black Knights held on for a 64-58 win in Thursday's semifinals of the Jared Cook Holiday Classic. With the victory, Central plays host North Gwinnett for the title.
NORCROSS -- A couple of heavyweights took to the hardwood at the 2011 Greater Atlanta Christian Basketball Showcase and the game didn't disappoint.
South takes down Norcross at GAC
For three quarters in its Region 8-AAAAA game at Central Gwinnett, Berkmar played from behind and couldn't find a go-to player to jump start a run. But senior Adonai Rogers came to the rescue.
LOGANVILLE -- Coaches try to emphasize the value of all three phases of the game -- offense, defense and special teams.
Rams capitalize on West Forsyth struggles in playoff victory
SUWANEE -- Senior Cole Rives nailed a 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left to lead Peachtree Ridge to a thrilling 67-64 win over two-time Class AA champion Greater Atlanta Christian at the North Gwinnett Bulldog Classic.
Cole Rives hit a 3-pointer to lift Peachtree Ridge past GAC on Monday; Mill Creek boys top Hillgrove
LOGANVILLE -- When Grayson took the opening kickoff and went 59 yards in five plays to take a 7-0 lead over Lowndes, it seemed unlikely the game would come down to the Rams' defense having to rise up in the end.
Forced fumble helps turn tide in Rams' favor
LILBURN -- If Tony Watkins' opening act as Parkview's girls basketball head coach is an indication of things to come in the 2011-12 season, there will be some happy times when March rolls around.
Parkview takes on Lassiter in early season basketball.
Norcorss girls take on McEachern in early-season hoops
Reigning champs extend winning streak to 24 games with another dominating effort
8-AAAAA champions blank Central to prep for state playoffs
Broncos' Kissel, Malanoski take him individual titles
HOSCHTON -- The Peachtree Ridge coaches had preached it -- don't overlook Mill Creek with a potential showdown at North Gwinnett coming up next week.
Dixon carries offensive load with 115 yards, setting up next week's showdown with North
BUFORD -- While the Westminster boys and girls cross country teams took home both the team and individual titles in the Region 6-AA championships Thursday on the campus of Buford High School, it was also a great day for Greater Atlanta Christian.
Boys finally break through after close calls in the past
Spartans a win away from first state championship in the sport
KENNESAW -- Brookwood's run in the 2011 Class AAAAA state volleyball tournament finally came to an end in the Elite Eight as No. 2-ranked Harrison took a 25-15, 25-12, 25-18 win over the Broncos.
Broncos fall on the road in Elite Eight
Rams' ground game, defense leads dominating effort
Archer's season falls a step short of AAAAA finals in Columbus
SNELVILLE -- With everything hanging in the balance in Game 5 of its Class AAAAA state volleyball second-round matchup against Etowah, Brookwood was nine points away from elimination and a sudden end to the season.