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Greater Atlanta Christian hires Wheaton College coach Giuliano

Wheaton College men’s soccer coach Mike Giuliano will be the next head girls soccer coach at Greater Atlanta Christian

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HAMMOCK: Brookwood's Shields going back to coaching roots in Florida

Bill Shields, who won football, track and tennis state titles at Brookwood, is the head coach at Bishop Verot, where he got his first head coaching job in 1987

Peachtree Ridge promotes Wages Stratemeyer to head girls lacrosse coach

Ashley Wages Stratemeyer, a Dacula grad, will replace Michael Thomas as the Lions’ head girls lacrosse coach

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Revamped Summit Chase Invitational to debut next month

The members are in charge of the revamped Summit Chase Invitational, which hosts its 33rd annual tournament in June

North Gwinnett names Wentzler interim girls soccer head coach

North Gwinnett named Mike Wentzler as its interim girls soccer head coach, allowing time for a more thorough search for the 2016 season

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Greater Atlanta Christian boys soccer team finishes with perfect record, state title | PHOTOS

Greater Atlanta Christian defeated rival Westminster 3-0 Friday night in the Class AA state championship boys soccer match

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Motivated GAC girls soccer team sends coach out with championship | PHOTOS

No. 1 Greater Atlanta Christian won the Class AA girls soccer state championship Friday night over region rival Lovett

Brookwood, Mill Creek face off to keep boys soccer title in Gwinnett

Brookwood and Mill Creek will battle in Saturday’s Class AAAAAA state championship game at Kennesaw State

Greater Atlanta Christian soccer teams ready for Friday title bouts

Greater Atlanta Christian’s boys and girls soccer teams are both in the state championship matches Friday at Emory University

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Getting to Know ... Mark Isenhour

A question-and-answer session with the new Brookwood head girls basketball coach

Mountain View hires Roy as new head boys basketball coach

Mountain View has named Central Gwinnett grad and former Dacula head coach B.J. Roy as the leader of the high school’s boys basketball program

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HAMMOCK: Torn Achilles changes coaching pace of Parkview's Henderson

Buford grad and Parkview coach Mikey Henderson suffered a torn Achilles during a UGA alumni flag football earlier this year

Duluth basketball coach Pittman accepts boys basketball job at Chestatee

After four successful years at Duluth, Chad Pittman will be the head boys basketball coach at Chestatee

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Costley scores four as Brookwood routs Douglas County, reaches state final | PHOTOS

Brookwood defeated Douglas County 6-2 Tuesday in the Class AAAAAA boys soccer semifinals

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Brookwood girls basketball hires former LaGrange College coach Isenhour

Former LaGrange College head coach Mark Isenhour has been hired as the head girls basketball coach at his alma mater

GWINNETT GRADS: All-SoCon softball features Gwinnett trio

News and notes about Gwinnett athletes faring well in college sports

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Fifth class inducted into the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

An expanded celebration was held Friday night to honor the fifth class of inductees into the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame.

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GWINNETT SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Parkview grad, Olympian Shanteau enjoying new side of healthcare industry

Thrust into the health care industry once by force, Eric Shanteau now works there by choice.

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GWINNETT SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Throwing still in the plans for North's Johnson

North Gwinnett grad Kibwe Johnson will be inducted Friday night into the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

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Carlson scores twice as Parkview tops Peachtree Ridge in girls soccer playoffs | PHOTOS

After missing Parkview’s state playoff opener, Emma Carlson returned and scored both goals in a road win over Peachtree Ridge

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GWINNETT SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Collins Hill's Drouin relishes trip home, honor

Collins Hill grad Jackie Drouin will be inducted Friday into the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame during a banquet at the Gwinnett Civic Center

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HAMMOCK: Dacula grad Waugh enjoys great opportunities through softball

Dacula grad Kori Waugh competes for professional team in Italy, Great Britain National Team

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GWINNETT SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Parkview's Stinchcomb excels in, out of football

Parkview grad Jon Stinchcomb will be inducted in the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame during a Friday banquet at the Arena at Gwinnett Center

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Brookwood boys soccer team posts another shutout victory

The Brookwood defense did its usual work Tuesday night, eliminating Lassiter 2-0 in the Class AAAAAA state playoffs

GWINNETT GRADS: Mill Creek grad Curry overcomes Tommy John surgery, stars for GPC

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

Region champion Mountain View baseball upset by Lassiter in first round

Two Lassiter left-handers and a reliever held Mountain View scoreless in a first-round sweep in Class AAAAAA

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Patient Greater Atlanta Christian dominates Union County in boys soccer playoffs

Ryan Marcano scored four goals Thursday as Greater Atlanta Christian pulled away for a 10-0 win over Union County in the boys soccer playoffs

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Peachtree Ridge girls soccer team wins first playoff game | PHOTOS

Peachtree Ridge avenged its last playoff loss with the first postseason victory in school history, a 4-1 win over visiting Etowah

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HAMMOCK: Norcross grad Meeks fulfills promise with college degree

Busy offseason will include college degree and free agent contract for Norcross grad Jodie Meeks, whose is coming off his best NBA season with the Los Angeles Lakers

Dacula boys soccer falls at Johns Creek in state playoff opener

Dacula’s run late in the season ends with a tough loss to Johns Creek

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Gwinnett County Public Schools system honors top senior athletes

The Gwinnett County Public Schools' Outstanding Senior Athlete Banquet was held Monday, recognizing some of the best in the school system.

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College Football Hall of Fame preparing for August opening in Atlanta

After being stationed in South Bend, Indiana, for years, the National Football Foundation will open its College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta in August

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GWINNETT GRADS: Providence Christian's Shealy earns prestigious Big 12 award

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics, including big football news for Kenny Flowers of Parkview and Ryan Dillard of Buford

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Central Gwinnett hires former Collins Hill coach Tipton to lead girls basketball program

With Maya Moore, Tipton won two state championships and one USA Today national title at Collins Hill

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Collins Hill selects Hajiric to lead the volleyball program

Collins Hill named Kimberlee Hajiric, just 23, as head volleyball coach at her alma mater this week

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Mill Creek offensive tackle Kim commits to Auburn football

Mill Creek junior offensive tackle Kaleb Kim chose Auburn over his other finalist Georgia on Thursday afternoon

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HAMMOCK: Hall of famer Schumacher sharing lessons with Meadowcreek wrestlers

Meadowcreek wrestling coach Richard Schumacher, 65, will be inducted into the Rockland County (N.Y.) Sports Hall of Fame this weekend

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New All-In Futbol Club brings soccer to Sugar Hill

The new All In Futbol Club will feature recreational, academy, select and men’s teams at Sugar Hill’s Gary Pirkle and E.E. Robinson Parks

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Greater Atlanta Christian parts ways with legendary baseball coach Cliff Shelton

The longtime coaching career of Cliff Shelton, Gwinnett County’s career leader in wins, is over at Greater Atlanta Christian

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Greater Atlanta Christian girls soccer coach Bendickson to step down

Greater Atlanta Christian girls soccer coach Troy Bendickson, whose team has played in four straight Final Fours with one state title, plans a move to Iowa to work with his late father’s ministry

Former South Gwinnett coach T. McFerrin headed into GACA Hall of Fame

Longtime high school football coach T. McFerrin, who led South Gwinnett’s football program to unprecedented successes, is in this year’s class for the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame

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Jimenez goes wire to wire to win Greater Gwinnett Championship

Miguel Angel Jimenez made his Champions Tour debut in style, holding off defending champion Bernhard Langer at the TPC at Sugarloaf

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GWINNETT GRADS: Adams to return to UCLA for junior season

News and notes about Gwinnett products shining in college athletics

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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