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Will Hammock

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Mill Creek girls, Peachtree Ridge boys take region tennis championships

A pair of seniors delivered clutch performances in the clinchers Thursday as the Mill Creek girls and Peachtree Ridge boys claimed the region tennis titles

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Collins Hill jumper Hambolu wins twice at region track and field meet

Collins Hill’s Bola Hambolu was the big individual winner at Thursday’s region track and field meet, while host Mill Creek led both the boys and girls team standings

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2014 Corky Kell Classic high school football showcase bumped from Georgia Dome

A scheduling complication with an Atlanta Falcons preseason game has switched the Corky Kell Classic games to McEachern High School

HAMMOCK: New Major League Soccer team can create Atlanta fans from the start

The new Atlanta Major League Soccer franchise could avoid at least one pitfall that has affected other local pro sports teams

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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, friends bring Children's Healthcare of Atlanta golf tourney to Sugarloaf

Plenty of Atlanta sports celebrities were on hand Monday for Matt Ryan’s golf tournament to benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Aflac Cancer Center

GWINNETT GRADS: Topoleski, Raasch having big debut seasons for Tusculum College baseball

News and notes about Gwinnett County products shining in college athletics

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Moore, Mountain View baseball finish season sweep of Mill Creek

A.J. Moore struck out 11 Friday night and Mountain View took over first place in the region with a victory at Mill Creek

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HAMMOCK: Here's to Berkeley Hills, Northwood and Gwinnett's older golf courses

While newer courses center around neighborhoods, several local clubs are still centered around the golf course

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GWINNETT GRADS: Collins Hill grad Wehr excels in new sport at Regis College

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

Berkmar hires head girls basketball, wrestling coaches

Berkmar announced the hire of Brian Turner as head girls basketball coach and Patriot alum Jake Sagel as head wrestling coach on Thursday

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Buck Riddle embraces link to successful Atlanta Crackers, Ponce de Leon Park

Buck Riddle, who still calls Atlanta home, readily shares his stories of playing for the Atlanta Crackers’ Southern Association championship teams

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Collins Hill senior Millhof, Archer wrestlers win national wrestling championships

Collins Hill senior Ryan Millhof and three Archer wrestlers won National High School Coaches Association national championships in Virginia Beach

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HAMMOCK: Duluth shows community support to help Brylee Bradford and family

Duluth has planned Brylee’s Bash in the Park to raise money for the medical care of Brylee Bradford, a young child battling a rare neuromuscular disorder

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Hembree, assistants to coach in McDonald's All-American Game

Norcross head girls basketball coach Angie Hembree and two of her assistants will coach in the McDonald’s showcase game Wednesday

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GWINNETT GRADS: Collins Hill grad Munson has jersey retired by Shorter

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well after high school

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Collins Hill boys basketball hires coach of North Carolina power Olympic to lead program

Collins Hill announced Friday that it has hired Olympic (N.C.) High School coach Ty Baumgardner, who led his team to a 2013 state title and multiple national rankings

HAMMOCK: Greater Atlanta Christian coach Shelton finishes second novel

Longtime Greater Atlanta Christian coach and teacher Kristy Shelton recently finishes her second novel

Gwinnett County basketball all-star game tonight

Longtime Brookwood girls coach Scott Terry among the honorary coaches at the annual showcase, which raises funds for diabetes research and awareness

GWINNETT GRADS: Shiloh's Taylor, Brookwood's Swan shine at NCAA championship swimming meet

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

Golfweek honors The Georgia Club, Legends at Chateau Elan

Golfweek Magazine recognized 15 top Georgia golf courses in its latest rankings

Wichita State takes care of business with dominating victory in first round

Unbeaten team plays like the favorite, dispatches for Cal Poly

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Getting to Know ... Matt Raettig

A question-and-answer session with 2003 Parkview grad Matt Raettig, now the head softball coach and an assistant baseball coach at Mountain View

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SOCCER NOTES: Grayson, Brookwood and Parkview girls teams form impressive region

Westendorf boosts Rams, Duluth and GAC sport unbeaten teams and other Gwinnett prep soccer notes

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HAMMOCK: Collins Hill runner Ellis begins steeplechase with nation's fastest time

Collins Hill senior Daniel Ellis, an Appalachian State signee, ran the nation’s fastest time and set a meet record at Georgia Tech’s Coaches Invitational last weekend

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Gwinnett County sends 12 players to NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament

Gwinnett County girls basketball products abound in this year’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

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GAC lessons help Brogdon transition into success for stout Virginia defense

Working hard on defense is nothing new for Virginia star Malcolm Brogdon, who also made quite an impact defensively at Greater Atlanta Christian

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Gwinnett County puts four players in NCAA Tournament field

Four former Gwinnett County prep standouts play for teams in this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

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GWINNETT GRADS: Carroll, Gwinnett coaches lead Belmont women's basketball's surge

News and notes about Gwinnett athletes faring well in college sports

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Grayson girls soccer team gets first win over rival Parkview

Newcomer Jennifer Westendorf and the Grayson girls soccer team took it to Parkview’s heralded defense in a battle of region unbeatens

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HAMMOCK: Brookwood High School a tough place to leave for coaches, teachers

The recent resignation of two head coaches is a rarity for Brookwood High School, where coaches and teachers tend to have long tenures

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Duluth sweeps Mill Creek in Region 7-AAAAAA soccer showdowns

Freshman Madison Richardson scores OT girl to win girls game; Wildcats sweep thanks to early Kevin Soto goal in boys game

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Nathan out as Collins Hill boys basketball coach

Eric Nathan, who was the Eagles’ head coach for three seasons and with the program for eight years total, won’t be back with the team for the 2014-15 season

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GWINNETT GRADS: Mill Creek grad Brookins named tourney's outstanding player

News and notes about Gwinnett County athletes shining in college sports

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SEC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: LSU gets revenge, eliminates Alabama

Auburn, Wesleyan’s Frerking get past Ole Miss in the nightcap

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Defense powers Georgia past Vanderbilt in SEC Women's Basketball Tournament

The Georgia Bulldogs women’s basketball team defeated Vanderbilt for its 20th victory of the season

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GAC grad Sherill Baker, a former UGA standout, honored as all-time SEC great

Former Georgia Bulldog and Greater Atlanta Christian star Sherill Baker was honored Thursday as a Southeastern Conference Legend for women’s basketball during the conference tournament

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HAMMOCK: Gwinnett high school basketball state finalists in underdog roles

Gwinnett’s girls basketball coaching situation is changing; GAC grad Chaney Means has a homecoming game Saturday

SEC WOMEN'S TOURNEY: Mississippi State survives hot-shooting Mizzou

Ole Miss, the No. 14 seed, upsets Arkansas on late basket in nightcap

North Gwinnett coach Garner wins free-throw fundraiser for the Amanda Riley Foundation

North Gwinnett assistant coach Matt Garner edges Collins Hill assistant and defending champion in Shots from the Heart: Gwinnett Coaches Against Childhood Cancer

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Hamby, along with freshman stars DeShields, Davis and Brown, earn All-ACC acclaim

Norcross’ Dearica Hamby and Diamond DeShields, Buford’s Kaela Davis and North Gwinnett’s Lexie Brown honored on All-ACC teams

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Tennessee standout, Buford grad Carter among All-SEC basketball honorees

The All-SEC Women’s Basketball Team was announced Tuesday in advance of this week’s SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Arena at Gwinnett Center

GWINNETT GRADS: Buford grad Eck claims Wofford baseball save record

News and notes about Gwinnett products doing well in college athletics

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Experienced Norcross boys basketball team ready for Final Four matchup

After winning in frenzied environment over Berkmar in the Elite Eight, Norcross turns its attention to Tift County for Saturday's Class AAAAAA Final Four at Georgia Tech

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Norcross boys defeat Berkmar to reach Class AAAAAA basketball Final Four

After a disappointing second-round effort, Norcross’ defense paved the way in a victory at Berkmar

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Collins Hill girls basketball coach Paula Skinner steps down

Collins Hill’s Paula Skinner has resigned as the Eagles’ head girls basketball coach

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HAMMOCK: Peachtree Ridge product Roby shines at NFL Combine

North Gwinnett grad Ju’Wuan James, Norcross grad Adrian Hubbard also fare well in testing this week in Indianapolis

Berkmar boys basketball tops Walton in OT, returns to Elite Eight

After watching a lead slip away in regulation, Berkmar answers with clutch overtime effort in Class AAAAAA second round

Hebron Christian's turnaround powers record-breaking basketball season

Hebron's eight-game winning streak to kick off 2014 fuels run to the state basketball tournament

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GWINNETT GRADS: North Gwinnett grad Lexie Brown leads Maryland into Sunday game vs. Tech

A look at former Gwinnett standouts faring well in college athletics

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Buford boys basketball overwhelms North Murray in state opener

Buford way too much for visiting Murray County in the Class AAA boys basketball first round

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