Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Before all the pomp and circumstance, celebrate your graduating senior's accomplishments!
Can you believe it's already that time of year? If you have a graduating senior that you would like to recognize, share that information with Suwanee Patch! Just post an announcement with their name, school and plans for the future. You can even include their senior photo and a few words of praise. How to Upload Photos and Videos to Suwanee Patch If you have an iPhone or an Android smart phone, you can download our free Patch app by clicking here for iPhone users or here for Android phones. If you prefer to upload photos via your computer, it's even easier. Navigate to the green box at the top of the announcement, click "Add Photos, Videos and PDFs" and then simply upload a favorite photo from your desktop. A complete video tutorial is …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Collins Hill, North Gwinnett and Peachtree Ridge will be competing again soon.
Hey, it may be spring, but football season is just a few months away. And the Suwanee schools' schedules have been determined. Again this season, North Gwinnett and Peachtree Ridge will participate in the Corky Kell Classic in the Georgia Dome on Aug. 24. Collins Hill will open its season on Aug. 30 vs. Central Gwinnett. Collins Hill Eagles North Gwinnett Bulldogs Peachtree Ridge Lions Source: Georgia High School Association. -- How do you think the Suwanee teams will do in 2013? Share your predictions in the comments below.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Defending champion Collins Hill boys will host a first-round game in the Georgia High School Association soccer tournament.
Suwanee-are high schools — including defending large-school boys soccer champion Collins Hill — will be well-represented in the Georgia High School Association boys and girls soccer state tournaments, which begin this week all across the state. See also: The Eagles begin their defense by hosting West Forsyth High Wednesday, May 1, in the first round of the Class AAAAAA tournament. Also playing this week: Collins Hill's girls, who host Johns Creek Tuesday (April 30), North Gwinnett's girls, who play at Lambert, also on Tuesday; and North Gwinnett's boys, who host South Forsyth. In all, 27 Gwinnett County teams have qualified in five classifications. GHSA Soccer Playoffs (Gwinnett teams bold-faced) Girls Soccer First-round games Class AAAAAA…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Ten high school teams will compete on March 8-9, 2013.
North Gwinnett, Collins Hill and Peachtree Ridge high school baseball teams will be part of a two-day baseball showcase this week in Gwinnett. Ten high school teams from Gwinnett and Forsyth counties will compete in a two-day, five-game event on March 8-9 at Coolray Field Also participating are teams from South Gwinnett, Mountain View, Lanier, Providence Christian, Duluth, Brookwood, and North Forsyth. “We’ve had singular events before, showcasing some top high school baseball teams in the area,” Gwinnett Braves General Manager North Johnson said in a news release. “Through the efforts of the community and our staff, we have expanded to welcome the largest high school showcase in the history of Coolray Field. We want Coolray Field to be …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Lions win Wednesday in state tourney play.
Suwanee teams will face some fellow Gwinnett foes later this week in the state basketball tournament. The Peachtree Ridge boys, who defeated Centennial 57-38 on Wednesday (February 20), will play Shiloh. And the North Gwinnett girls, who won Tuesday, will take on Archer. The Collins Hill boys were eliminated Wednesday in a 73-69 loss to Alpharetta. Amir Warnock scored 18 points to lead Peachtree Ridge. The Shiloh game will be Saturday in Snellville. The Archer girls advanced by beating Etowah 53-19 on Wednesday in Lawrenceville. North will host Archer on Friday. The state title game will be March 9 in Macon. -- Material from the Gwinnett Daily Post was used in this report. The AAAAAA boys tournament bracket is here. The girls AAAAAA …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
State tournament play opens. Share your predictions.
The North Gwinnett girls basketball team had an easy time Tuesday (February 19) in its state tournament opener. North coasted past Lambert High, 67-30, in Suwanee. North will host the winner of Wednesday's Archer-Etowah game on Friday at 7 p.m. Joshlyn Belcher led North with 17 points. On Wednesday, the Peachtree Ridge and Collins Hill boys will be in action. Peachtree Ridge hosts Centennial, and Collins Hill travels to Alpharetta. Both games are at 7:30 p.m. The AAAAAA boys tournament bracket is here. The girls AAAAAA tournament bracket is here -- How do you think the Suwanee teams will do in the state tournament? Share your predictions in the comments below. -- Material from the Gwinnett Daily Post was used in this article.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
SEC, ACC, and even Pac-12 and Big Ten, has attracted Gwinnett's football talent.
Gwinnett County’s football power reaches well beyond the Chattahoochee River, Blue Ridge Mountains and Okefenokee Swamp. How about all the way to the Atlantic, Pacific and Great Lakes? When National Signing Day -- February 6 -- hits Gwinnett, our favorite Friday Night heroes will officially decide where they’ll take their football skills in college. Some of them — like Archer’s Trey Cheek (California) and Central Gwinnett’s Trey Johnson (Ohio State) — will end up a long way from home. Others — like South Gwinnett’s Reginald Carter, Brookwood’s Shaun McGee and Buford’s Josh Cardiello — will be right around the corner. Here’s a school-by-school look at Gwinnett’s major college football commitments listed on Rivals.com and Scout.com as of 5 p…
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Bulldogs will face defending champion Grayson next in AAAAAA playoffs.
North Gwinnett stayed alive Friday (November 16), but Collins Hill was eliminated as the AAAAAA playoffs began. NORTH GWINNETT 49, JOHNS CREEK 19: QB Michael Haynes had 248 yards passing with four touchdowns. North led 35-7 after three quarters. The Bulldogs will travel to 8-AAAAAA Grayson, which defeated Wheeler 49-9, next week. WEST FORSYTH 66, COLLINS HILL 41: Eagles QB Brett Sheehan had 349 yards passing with five TDs. However, West Forsyth's Jake Wieczorek had 277 yards rushing and three touchdowns. West Forsyth will host 8-AAAAAA Parkview next week. Material from www.ghsa.net and the Gwinnett Daily Post was used in this report. -- Who do you think will win in the next round of the playoffs? Tell us in the comments below.
Friday, November 16, 2012
The Suwanee teams begin their postseason Friday, November 16.
Friday, November 16, 2012
North Gwinnett and Collins Hill begin their 2012 high school football postseasons Friday (November 16), and fans can also catch the action online. North Gwinnett, runner-up in 7-AAAAAA, will host Johns Creek, and Collins Hill, No. 4 in the region, will travel to West Forsyth. How do you think North Gwinnett and Johns Creek will do in the 2012 playoffs? Tell us in the comments below. Also, be sure to upload your pics from Friday's games here or to the Pics & Clips gallery on the homepage. Both of those games will be live-streamed via the Play On! Sports website, and some are being done in conjunction with the schools' broadcast departments. North Gwinnett is coming off a victory over Suwanee rival Peachtree Ridge, and coach Bob Sphire knows…
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Playoffs begin November 16 in Class AAAAAA. North wins, Collins Hill loses in regular season finales.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
North Gwinnett won and Collins Hill lost in close games Friday (November 9) as Suwanee teams ended the 2012 regular season. Also, playoffs begin next Friday (November 16) for the Bulldogs and the Eagles. North will host Johns Creek (No. 3 seed from 6-AAAAAA) and Collins Hill will travel to West Forsyth (No. 1 seed in 5-AAAAAA), according to the GHSA bracket. Here is a quick look at Friday's Suwanee high school action: NORTH GWINNETT 24, PEACHTREE RIDGE 20: QB Hayden Sphire passed for 276 yards and two TDs for North (7-1 in 7-AAAAAA). P-Ridge finished 4-4 in the region. MILL CREEK 17, COLLINS HILL 14: The Eagles had a late field goal blocked to finish 5-3 in 7-AAAAAA. QB Tyler Herman, filling in for injured Brett Sheehan, was 26 of 38 …