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Will Hammock

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Archer earns first trip to Georgia Dome, state finals with rout of Etowah | PHOTOS

Archer routed Etowah Friday night in the Class AAAAAA semifinals to reach its first state championship game at the Georgia Dome

GWINNETT GRADS: In Front of the Cameras

Where to watch former Gwinnett standouts in this week’s college football TV action

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GWINNETT GRADS: Peachtree Ridge's Sarden rises rapidly to conference player of the year for Central Florida

News and notes about Gwinnett graduates faring well in college athletics

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HAMMOCK: Gwinnett's Pollack, Stinchcomb and Greene make impact for ESPN, SEC Network | PHOTOS

Gwinnett grads and former UGA and NFL players David Pollack, Matt Stinchcomb and David Greene have become prominent broadcasters since finishing their playing careers

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HAMMOCK: Young Archer program rapidly making name for itself

Archer’s anonymity around the state won’t last for long with results like Friday’s state quarterfinals rout of Hillgrove

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No. 1 GAC ready for test from No. 2 Vidalia in Class AA quarterfinal

Two of the top football teams in Class AA, Greater Atlanta Christian and Vidalia, square off Friday in Norcross

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Traditional football powers Buford, Marist to meet for first time

Storied high school football programs Buford and Marist will play for the first time Friday

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GWINNETT GRADS: Bayer, Botts lead Gwinnett's pipeline to Lenoir-Rhyne

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

GWINNETT GRADS: In Front of the Cameras

Where to watch former Gwinnett standouts in this week’s college football action on TV

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HAMMOCK: The 2003 GAC-Vidalia game was a classic, albeit painful for the Spartans

Greater Atlanta Christian’s 2003 state quarterfinal loss to Vidalia cost the Spartans a second straight trip to the Georgia Dome for the state semifinals

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GIRLS RUNNER OF THE YEAR: Mill Creek's Petit sparkles in new sport

Mill Creek junior Hannah Petit had a breakout cross country season that included Gwinnett County and Region 7-AAAAAA championships

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Greater Atlanta Christian defense delivers in the second half

After a shaky first half, the Greater Atlanta Christian defense pitched a second-half shutout Friday vs. Lamar County in the Class AA state playoffs

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Getting to Know — Katy Pennington

A question-and-answer session with Twin Rivers Middle girls basketball coach and 2003 Brookwood grad, Katy Bettencourt Pennington

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Georgia Gwinnett College men's soccer team excited to have home match

The Georgia Gwinnett College men’s soccer team hosts Northwestern Ohio in the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championships

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Archer well aware of rising Lee County's talent

Archer hosts Lee County Friday night in the second round of the Class AAAAAA high school football playoffs

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Buford's football team ready to be tested in close games

Buford faces Mary Persons in the first round of the Class AAAA state football playoffs on Friday night

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GWINNETT GRADS: Locals lead underdogs into SEC football matchups Saturday

News and notes about Gwinnett County products faring well in college athletics

GWINNETT GRADS: In Front of the Cameras

Where to watch former Gwinnett standouts in this week’s college football action on TV

Archer football aims to get past second-round hurdle

Archer made the second round for the first time last season, and has hopes of going deeper in the playoffs this year

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HAMMOCK: Great opportunity Saturday to support Georgia Gwinnett College men's soccer

The Georgia Gwinnett College men’s soccer team hosts an NAIA national tournament game for the first time Saturday

Gwinnett Football League finals to be Saturday at Norcross and Duluth

The Gwinnett Football League’s title games will be played at two locations for the first time

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Improving on last year is still the goal for Lanier football

Undefeated Lanier opens the Class AAAAA state playoffs Friday at home against Sequoyah

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HAMMOCK: Clash up front will be key in Mill Creek-Grayson football playoff matchup

Mill Creek’s huge offensive line and Grayson’s big defensive front will square off Friday night in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs

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Brookwood's Jahns loved her favorite sport from the start

Brookwood senior and N.C. State recruit Anna Jahns developed a love for swimming from an early age

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GWINNETT GRADS: Brookwood's Allen earns freshman of the year honor

News and notes about Gwinnett County products faring well in college athletics

GWINNETT GRADS: In Front of the Cameras

Where to watch Gwinnett grads on TV in this week’s college football action

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Defense shines as Norcross survives Collins Hill in OT, makes playoffs | PHOTOS

Norcross defeated Collins Hill in overtime Friday night to claim Region 7-AAAAAA’s final playoff spot

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Similar Norcross, Collins Hill meet for state playoff spot

The winner is in the playoffs and the loser is out in Friday night’s Norcross at Collins Hill high school football game

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Longtime coach Mark Crews leaving fond memories at Brookwood

Friday night’s home football game with Archer will be Mark Crews’ last as Brookwood’s head football coach

GWINNETT GRADS: In Front of the Cameras

Where to catch former Gwinnett standouts in this week’s college football action on TV

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GWINNETT GRADS: Locals shine for UGA in SEC cross country championships

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

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HAMMOCK: Mountain View's Tupper facing same fight as LSU's Alexander

Mountain View football player Jake Tupper is facing the same autoimmune disorder that sidelined Buford grad and LSU offensive lineman Vadal Alexander as a high-schooler

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PREP FOOTBALL NOTES: Region 7-AAAAAA clearing up, 8-AAAAAA facing possible coin flip

News and notes about Gwinnett County high school football

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Mill Creek defense dominates Norcross in shutout | PHOTOS

Mill Creek clinched a state playoff berth Friday night with its first victory over Norcross

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Solving tough Norcross defense the task for Mill Creek

Mill Creek travels to Norcross for an important high school football game Friday night

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ACL injury in season opener costs Shiloh senior Quero

The first series of the high school football season brought an end to the high school career of Shiloh senior Juan Quero

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Region 8-AAAAAA, 7-AAAAAA cross country meets head to Conyers

Team competition between Mill Creek, Peachtree Ridge boys will be among the interesting storylines

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Surgery costs Mill Creek's Dickhute his senior football season

A severe shoulder injury and ensuing surgery have cost Mill Creek defensive back Chris Dickhute his senior football season

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HAMMOCK: Snake bite only part of memorable year for Buford's Mitchell

Buford sophomore volleyball player Morgan Mitchell fought through a poisonous snake bite earlier this year, suffered in the Ted’s Montana Grill parking lot near the Mall of Georgia

GWINNETT GRADS: In Front of the Cameras

Where to watch former Gwinnett standouts in this week’s college football TV games

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GWINNETT GRADS: Memorable senior day soccer finishes for GAC's Gandy-Cromer, North's Edwards

News and notes about Gwinnett products faring well in college athletics

PREP FOOTBALL: Region standings

Region football standings

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Collins Hill, Mill Creek aim for first win over playoff contender

Collins Hill and Mill Creek, two teams in a four-team tie for second place in the region, face off Friday night

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Central Gwinnett aims to bounce back vs. surging Archer

Central Gwinnett suffered a rough loss to Grayson last week, while Archer continues to impress in region play

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HAMMOCK: Schumacher will be missed greatly at Meadowcreek

Richard Schumacher, who passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer, made a giant impact during his tenure at Meadowcreek

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GWINNETT GRADS: Collins Hill's England jumps into Army starting role

News and notes about Gwinnett County products faring well in college athletics

GWINNETT GRADS: In Front of the Cameras

Where to watch former Gwinnett standouts in this week’s college football TV action

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Beloved Meadowcreek wrestling coach Schumacher passes away after cancer battle

Beloved wrestling coach Richard Schumacher, a former East Stroudsburg All-American who led Meadowcreek's wrestling program back to prominence, died Monday night after a battle with pancreatic cancer

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Dacula gets big fight from Brookwood, hangs on in waning seconds | PHOTOS

Dacula got a big battle from struggling Brookwood in a Region 8-AAAAAA game Friday night

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Lanier football back to work after huge victory over Gainesville

After last week’s win over Gainesville, the Lanier football team returns to region play with a road trip to Heritage and its Gwinnett-heavy coaching staff