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…
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Lady Blue Devils had command most of the game to beat cold-shooting North Gwinnett.
Check back to see photos from the big game North Gwinnett fell behind early and couldn't recover in a 63-42 loss to Norcross Saturday night in the Class AAAAAA girls basketball championship game at the Macon Centreplex. Norcross, which won its third Georgia High School Association girls basketball title in four seasons, used 44 points from stars Diamond DeShields (24 points) and Shayla Cooper (20 points) to beat the Lady Bulldogs, who fell behind by as many as 23 points. North Gwinnett was led by Lexie Brown's 20 points. See Also: Field-goal shooting was the difference, with Norcross making more than 60 percent of its shots, and North hitting only 27 percent, according to statistics linked by the GHSA and sponsored by West Georgia …
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 …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The student-run festival debuted Saturday in Town Center Park.
The weather seemed more appropriate for the annual holiday lighting of the caboose in Suwanee. Still, event organizers and patrons turned out to Town Center Park in Suwanee on Saturday (March 2) for Cultures of Suwanee, the first park-oriented event of 2013. Students from the Studio I program at North Gwinnett High organized the event, which was meant to emphasize the city's cultural diversity. Attached are a video and some photos from the event. -- How did you like Cultures of Suwanee? Post your comments, pics and videos here. Don’t miss any Suwanee news. Subscribe to Suwanee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
North will face region foe Norcross for the title Saturday in Macon.
Yogi Berra might say, "It's like deja vu all over again." The North Gwinnett girls have reached their first state basketball final -- and have to beat a longtime region rival for the title. North defeated North Cobb 57-40 on Saturday in the semifinals at Georgia Tech. Also winning Saturday was Norcross, which defeated Langston Hughes with a 64-16 smacking in the other semifinal. Now, North must prepare for a familiar foe in the finals. It beat Norcross in two of three games this season, including for the Region 7-AAAAAA title. "It's just like preparing for a region game," North's Lexie Brown said of facing Norcross. "It's always a great game." The title game will be Saturday (March 9) at the Macon Centreplex, starting at 7 p.m. Material …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The state basketball semifinal games will be streamed online.
The Peachtree Ridge boys basketball team was eliminated Wednesday from the state AAAAAA basketball tournament. The Lions fell to Wheeler, 60-47, in the quarterfinals at Wheeler. Jordan Capps led Peachtree Ridge with 16 points. Also, the North Gwinnett girls know that they will be facing North Cobb in Saturday's semifinal game at Georgia Tech. North Cobb defeated Tift County in the quarterfinals. In Saturday's other AAAAAA girls semifinal, Norcross will be facing Langston Huges at 4 p.m. The North Gwinnett-North Cobb game is at 7 p.m. The title game will be March 9 in Macon. Also, PlayOn Sports will stream these and other state tournament games online. -- Material from the Gwinnett Daily Post was used in this report. -- Do you think there …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
North and Norcross win in the quarterfinals. Peachtree Ridge boys play Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 27
For the second straight season, the North Gwinnett High girls basketball team has reached the state AAAAAA basketball semifinals. North defeated Alpharetta, 55-41, on Tuesday in Suwanee to reach the final four. North will take on the North Cobb-Tift County winner on Saturday (7 p.m.) at Georgia Tech in one semifinal. North's region and Gwinnett rival Norcross will be in the other semifinal. Norcross will take on Langston Hughes after defeating Cherokee on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the Peachtree Ridge boys will attempt to keep their title run alive. The Lions will play at Wheeler the quarterfinals. The state title games for boys and girls will be March 9 in Macon. -- Do you think there will be a North Gwinnett-Norcross rematch for the state …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Suwanee teams are still alive.
The Peachtree Ridge boys stayed alive in the state AAAAAA basketball tournament Saturday. The Lions came away with a 67-60 victory over Shiloh in Snellville. The win means the Lions will play at Wheeler next Wednesday (February 27) in the quarterfinals. Also, the North Gwinnett girls learned they will face Alpharetta, who defeated Central Gwinnett on Saturday. That game will be Tuesday in Suwanee. -- Material from the Gwinnett Daily Post was used in this report. The AAAAAA boys tournament bracket is here. The girls AAAAAA tournament bracket is here. -- Do you think the Suwanee teams will win state titles? Share your predictions in the comments below.