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Will Hammock

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Shiloh grad Michael Nash hired as Dunwoody football coach

Dunwoody has hired Shiloh grad Michael Nash, currently the Generals’ head baseball coach and football assistant, as its new head football coach

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GWINNETT GRADS: Shiloh's Taylor excels in Queens University's NCAA title run

News and notes about Gwinnett graduates faring well in college athletics

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HAMMOCK: Buford basketball hiring Eddie Martin a no-brainer for both sides

The Buford boys basketball vacancy was part of a big week of coaching moves in Gwinnett, including big hires at Mountain View and GAC

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Allen Whitehart resigns as Buford boys basketball coach

After five successful seasons with two state runner-up finishes, Allen Whitehart has resigned as Buford’s boys basketball coach

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Nick Bach returns as Mountain View head football coach

After briefly leaving to become Dunwoody’s head football coach, Nick Bach chose to return to Mountain View

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Former GAC star Jessica Coan hired to take over Spartans' softball program

Jessica Coan, a former standout pitcher at GAC, Georgia Tech and North Georgia, was hired as the Spartans’ head softball coach

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Beloved Bill Bryant remembered for years of contributions in Norcross

Bill Bryant, who passed away Sunday after a battle with liver cancer, was a longtime volunteer at Norcross High School sporting events, as well as a former mayor and city council member in the city

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Collins Hill hires West Forsyth's David May as head girls basketball coach

Collins Hill has hired West Forsyth’s David May as its new head girls basketball coach

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Berkmar grad stars as Moose with Harlem Globetrotters

Berkmar grad Alex Weekes is Moose of the Harlem Globetrotters, who have a pair of shows planned Saturday for the Arena at Gwinnett Center

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Girls Swimmer of the Year: Peachtree Ridge's Haley McInerny

Peachtree Ridge senior Haley McInerny had a decorated high school swimming career

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HAMMOCK: Geiger sisters bond on championship ALTA tennis team

The Geiger sisters, former standout athletes at Parkview, have fun these days on a championship ALTA tennis team

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Boys swimmer of the year: Collins Hill's Cody Bekemeyer

Cody Bekemeyer became Collins Hill’s third swimming state champion this past season

GWINNETT GRADS: Hebron Christian players excel in college baseball

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

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Collins Hill names Lance Sparrow head softball coach

Assistant Lance Sparrow was promoted to be the head softball coach at perennial powerhouse Collins Hill

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New Discovery High School announces first group of head coaches

The first group of head coaches have been selected by the athletic department at Discovery High School, slated to open in August

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Columbus State coach, Berkmar grad Norton earns Atlanta Tipoff Club award

Columbus State women’s basketball coach Jonathan Norton, a Berkmar grad, was named the state coach of the year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club

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GWINNETT GRADS: Mill Creek grad Dudley dominates for Navy at Patriot League meet

News and notes about Gwinnett standouts at the college level, including player of the year honors for Collins Hill’s Saah Nimley and national free throw honors for fellow Eagle Emily Buck

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HAMMOCK: Parkview grad, Belmont guard Katie Carroll balances basketball, nursing goals

Former Parkview standout Katie Carroll is on track to finish her nursing degree at Belmont in four years while also playing NCAA Division I basketball

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Mill Creek hires former Central Gwinnett coach David Allen to lead basketball program

Mill Creek acted quickly in naming its new head boys basketball coach, selecting former Central Gwinnett boys coach David Allen

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Eddie Martin resigns as Greater Atlanta Christian boys basketball coach

Gwinnett's most successful boys basketball coach, Eddie Martin, has resigned as Greater Atlanta Christian's head coach

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North Gwinnett hires alum Matt Garner as boys basketball coach

North Gwinnett has named Matt Garner as head boys basketball coach, a role his father Len filled for seven seasons at the Suwanee school

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Former Greater Atlanta Christian star Cindy Brogdon picked for national hall of fame

Former Greater Atlanta Christian basketball star Cindy Brogdon was named this week to the National Federation of State High School Associations’ National Hall of Fame

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GWINNETT GRADS: South Gwinnett's Rollins stars in first Georgia Southern start

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

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Duluth product Aleec Harris among world's best in hurdles

After running into trouble as a teenager, former Duluth star Aleec Harris has taken his track and field career to great heights, including a pro contract with Adidas

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HAMMOCK: High school coaching searches are competitive, too

High school coaching searches are just as interesting as those on the college and pro levels

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Collins Hill names alum Daniel Warzon head baseball coach

Collins Hill announced that 2007 graduate Daniel Warzon will replace outgoing head baseball coach Paul Pierce for the 2016 season

Camille Anderson, Buford girls basketball outlasts high-scoring Asia Durr, St. Pius

Buford outlasted St. Pius in a rematch of last year’s state championship game, pulling off a 59-55 win in the Class AAAA quarterfinals

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Chad Rogers resigns as Mill Creek boys basketball coach

Chad Rogers told his players Monday that he had resigned as Mill Creek’s head boys basketball coach

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New Discovery High School announces Titans nickname, school colors

The growth of Gwinnett’s newest high school in Lawrenceville continues with the selection of a nickname, school colors

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Zach Smith resigns as North Gwinnett basketball coach

After five seasons as North Gwinnett’s boys basketball coach, Zach Smith announced his resignation Friday

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McConnell Middle girls basketball team wins Gwinnett County championship | PHOTOS

McConnell Middle finished off an unbeaten season with a Gwinnett County championship and a win over Lanier

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Shiloh head football coach Troy Hobbs resigns

Shiloh head football coach Troy Hobbs stepped down as head football coach after three seasons leading the Generals

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HAMMOCK: Parkview's Sturdivant reaches head coaching goal at Trinity Catholic

Parkview grad Joe Sturdivant is the new head football coach at Trinity Catholic in Ocala, Fla.

Revamped GAC opens state basketball playoffs with win over Bowdon

Perennial power Greater Atlanta Christian defeated Bowdon in the Class AA boys basketball playoffs on Wednesday

Middle school basketball champions crowned Thursday at North Gwinnett

The Gwinnett County Middle School Basketball Tournament finishes up Thursday with championship games at North Gwinnett High School

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GWINNETT GRADS: Mill Creek's Bennett, Sagermann duel in Kennesaw State upset of Kentucky

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

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Mountain View pulls away to defeat Dacula in Class AAAAAA girls basketball opener | PHOTOS

Mountain View made the key plays in the fourth quarter Tuesday of a Class AAAAAA first-round win over Dacula

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McConnell Middle wins another division title, first for new head coach

New McConnell Middle coach and first-year teacher Hillary Folk won the Eastern Division title of the Gwinnett County Middle School Basketball Tournament in her first try with a victory over Richards

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Richards Middle overcomes 30-footer to force OT, tops Bay Creek for Eastern Division title

Bay Creek's miraculous shot forced overtime, but Richards came out on top to win the Eastern Division championship Friday night at Grayson

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Grayson defensive coordinator Lenny Gregory hired at Centennial

Centennial has hired Grayson defensive coordinator Lenny Gregory has its head football coach

GWINNETT GRADS: Lanier's Courseys off to hot start for GCSU softball

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

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HAMMOCK: South Gwinnett grad Jonathan Krause earns Super Bowl ring with Patriots

South Gwinnett grad Jonathan Krause, hindered as a rookie during his time with the Cleveland Browns, took advantage of signing with the New England Patriots and won the Super Bowl

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SUPER SIX TRACK AND FIELD: North's Hampton eyes two state titles, state record

North Gwinnett standout, Georgia track and field recruit Jeramey Hampton is out for two state titles and a state record in his senior season

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Duluth football hires Bob Swank as new head coach

Bob Swank, a veteran of college and high school coaching, was announced Wednesday as Duluth’s new head football coach

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2015 SUPER SIX SOCCER: Ortiz gives Central Gwinnett a big edge at goalkeeper

Central Gwinnett has loads of confidence in two-time region goalkeeper of the year Ricky Ortiz

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Norcross coach, Dacula grad Steve Sims named Apalachee head football coach

Apalachee announced Monday that it has hired Norcross offensive coordinator and 1992 Dacula graduate Steve Sims as its new head football coach

Brackets set for Region 8-AAAAAA, 7-AAAAAA basketball tournaments

Battles expected behind the favorites in the Region 8-AAAAAA boys and girls brackets

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Mill Creek girls basketball aims to build on signature win

Mill Creek’s girls basketball team got a breakthrough victory earlier this week over Mountain View

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HAMMOCK: Look for these 10 underrated recruits to boost their colleges

College football programs scored big recruiting victories in Gwinnett County, particularly with these 10 underrated seniors

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GWINNETT GRADS: Brookwood grad Neidigh rolling up Anderson University softball records

News and notes about former Gwinnett athletes faring well at the college level