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Will Hammock

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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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Balanced Buford blows out Ringgold in girls basketball first round

After a slow start, Buford uses big second quarter to defeat Ringgold in Class AAA state playoffs

Norcross girls basketball team relying on defense more than ever

The Norcross Blue Devils’ play on defense has resulted in more success this season, including the Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament championship

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Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2014 inductees

Jeff Backus, Hugh Buchanan, Jackie Drouin, Kibwe Johnson, Eric Shanteau and Jon Stinchcomb headline the new class, which will be inducted in May at Gwinnett Center

HAMMOCK: Tough week for Gwinnett basketball teams

Gwinnett County’s high school basketball teams in Regions 8-AAAAAA and 7-AAAAAA faced a difficult three-day region tourney gauntlet, to be followed soon by the state tourney

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Duluth, Norcross to face off for Region 7-AAAAAA girls basketball title

Duluth defeated Mountain View and Norcross topped Mill Creek, setting up a showdown for the Region 7-AAAAAA girls basketball championship

Peachtree Ridge boys basketball bound for state after win over Meadowcreek

Peachtree Ridge overcomes foul trouble, makes plays in the closing moments of victory in 7-AAAAAA tourney opener

Duluth girls basketball players reward returning coach with state playoff berth

Jazymn Johnson's huge game helps Duluth clinch its fourth playoff berth in four seasons under head coach Chad Pittman, who checked out from a brief hospital stay just in time

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HAMMOCK: Which Georgia schools fared the best recruiting Gwinnett football talent?

Colleges from 27 states signed Gwinnett football seniors last week, but some Georgia colleges did pretty well, too

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Super Six Soccer: North midfielder Gualdoni having fun with final season

North Gwinnett senior Caroline Gualdoni, a Georgia signee, reversed course on her initial decision because of her love of high school soccer

Lanier girls' comeback falls short in region basketball tourney opener

Despite a strong night from senior Amber Cesair, the host Longhorns were defeated by Stephens County in the Region 8-AAAA Tournament

Three with Gwinnett ties part of Georgia State soccer signing class

Collins Hill grad Nomis Cisic joins Rashid Alarape, Andrew Thompson in pack of Georgia State recruits

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GWINNETT GRADS: Wesleyan duo carrying the load for Wofford basketball

News and notes about Gwinnett County athletes shining in college sports

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Collins Hill grad dies after pedestrian accident near Valdosta State campus

Collins Hill grad Lizzie Lohmar, a former Valdosta State soccer player was walking on the proper pedestrian light around lunchtime Wednesday when she was struck.

Collins Hill aims to keep boys swimming and diving state title streak alive for Gwinnett

Two-time defending champion Parkview also hopes to get into the mix at this weekend’s state meet at Georgia Tech

HAMMOCK: Watch for these Gwinnett football stars to shine at the college level

Sports editor Will Hammock lists 10 Gwinnett seniors to watch in college football

Greater Atlanta Christian's Wood finds right fit at Dartmouth

Greater Atlanta Christian senior enjoyed visit to Dartmouth, compared it to the feel he gets from his high school

Georgia Southern tie leads GAC lineman to Army football program

New Army football coaches Jeff Monken and Brent Davis recruited Greater Atlanta Christian's Britt Lee for their previous school, Georgia Southern

Yale connection for two GAC Spartans

Greater Atlanta Christian seniors Rafe Chapple and Chris Williams, after a big 2013 season, will be future teammates at Yale

Family tradition for GAC's Rafe Chapple on National Signing Day

Greater Atlanta Christian quarterback is fourth member of his family to play college football after choosing Yale

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Ivy League, Army the impressive destinations for GAC seniors

Greater Atlanta Christian celebrated National Signing Day with four seniors who are headed to top-notch academic institutions like Yale, Dartmouth and Army

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Meadowcreek diver Lewis rockets to success, state qualification

As recently as last August, Meadowcreek junior Jalen Lewis didn’t know how to swim, but now he is a state qualifier in diving

Greater Gwinnett Championship has volunteer positions available for Champions Tour event

Openings are available for volunteer positions to the Champions Tour’s Greater Gwinnett Championship, which is preparing for its second year

Greater Atlanta Christian to honor Brogdon for hall of fame honor

Former basketball star will be recognized Tuesday at the Spartan basketball games prior to her induction next week into the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame

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GWINNETT GRADS: South Gwinnett product Odume enjoying breakout season at AUM

News and notes about Gwinnett grads shining in college athletics

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HAMMOCK: Gwinnett expo a great tool for anyone involved in youth sports

Highlights include a Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta dietician offering nutritional, cost-effective solutions for concession stands

Atlanta Fire United announces three new soccer coaching hires

Nolen and Mustafic are directors of coaching; Brookwood grad McKune also joins staff

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SWIM/DIVE ROUNDUP: Wesleyan freshman Gardner wins Metro diving title

Dacula’s Johnson sets another school record; young swimmers shine at Gwinnett County meet

Gwinnett County Swimming and Diving Championship meet results

Individual results, relay results and team standings from Saturday’s meet at the West Gwinnett Aquatic Center

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Mill Creek girls swimming and diving team repeats as county champion

Hawks hold off North Gwinnett, Brookwood for third title in school history

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Collins Hill boys claim county swimming and diving title from powerhouse Parkview

Bekemeyer’s two meet records lead the way as Eagles win Gwinnett title for first time since 2005

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North Gwinnett defense smothers sliding Duluth in boys basketball

Howard scores 1,000th career point in Bulldogs’ lopsided victory

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GWINNETT GRADS: Former Wesleyan star Duvall gets chance at MLS career

News and notes about former Gwinnett athletes shining in college athletics and beyond

Parkview boys team faces big challenge from Collins Hill in Gwinnett County swimming championships

Panthers’ dominance will be put to the test; Mill Creek, Brookwood and Peachtree Ridge among the favorites to win the girls title

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Greater Atlanta Christian, UGA star Sherill Baker named SEC Legend

Local standout will be honored during this year’s SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Arena at Gwinnett Center

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HAMMOCK: Grayson boys basketball rising to new heights

After years of struggles, the Rams have found the right mix for success

SWIMMING/DIVING ROUNDUP: Parkview retains trophy in annual clash with Brookwood

A recap of Gwinnett County’s high school swimming and diving meets from the Jan. 17-18 weekend

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Former Gwinnett coach Tony Watkins hits 600-win milestone

Current Lambert girls head coach spent 13 of previous 14 seasons as a head coach in Gwinnett, with stints at Parkview, Lanier, North Gwinnett and Shiloh

Clutch play from Mitchell brothers, Watson lead Collins Hill past Peachtree Ridge

Peachtree Ridge girls rally past Collins Hill in the other half of doubleheader

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GWINNETT GRADS: Norcross grad Adams closing in on NFL dreams

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

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Wesleyan grad Duvall selected in MLS Draft

Defender from Wake Forest taken early in second round Thursday

HAMMOCK: Georgia Gwinnett College' live broadcast extends athletic program's reach locally

Grizzlies will host weekly show at Newk’s Eatery in Lawrenceville with GGC coaches, athletes and other personnel

Greater Atlanta Christian grad Nathan Burton hired as West Alabama defensive coordinator

Burton, a former letter-winner for Georgia Tech, has spent the past two seasons as the defensive coordinator at Shorter

SWIM/DIVE ROUNDUP: Brookwood powers past Mill Creek

A recap of the Gwinnett County high school swimming and diving meets from the Jan. 10-11 weekend

SWIM/DIVE ROUNDUP: Brookwood powers past Mill Creek

A recap of the Gwinnett County high school swimming and diving meets from the Jan. 10-11 weekend

GWINNETT GRADS: A look at local stars from the college football bowl season

A look at former Gwinnett standouts who are faring well at the college level

GCPS swimmers, divers honored for December

Each Gwinnett program has one boy, one girl selected to team of the month

Duluth, Mill Creek split in swimming and diving

Wildcats, Hawks compete in tri-meet with Meadowcreek

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HAMMOCK: South Gwinnett grad Fricke takes big step toward golfing dream

Georgia State grad earns full status on Tour for the 2014 season, giving him an opportunity to play his way onto the PGA Tour