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.
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 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.
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 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 …