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Shiloh 57, Dacula 66 – GDP 1/16/16

DACULA — Shiloh’s two-season unbeaten run in Region 8-AAAAAA was at an end, and Dacula boys coach Russ Triaga invited the Falcons’ student section to join in the on-court celebration. There was no hesitation from the fans, and the Dacula player drawing the most congratulations was senior standout Kevon Tucker. For good reason. Tucker, who

Gwinnett Sports Commission Player of the Week – Emani Bell

Congrats to Emani Bell, of Shiloh High School, for being this week’s Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Emani, a senior on the girls basketball team, is currently averaging 16 points per game. Bell, the team’s leading leading scorer, has improved her 3 point shooting percentage by 8% from last year. She has also

Gwinnett County Top Swimming and Diving Performances – GDP 1-14-15

GIRLS 50 freestyle 1. Chantal Jordan, North Gwinnett, 24.39 2. Maddy Cohen, Brookwood, 24.45 3. Sarah Gries, Norcross, 25.03 4. Haley Arner, Collins Hill, 25.29 4. Rebecca Erwin, Duluth, 25.29 6. Katherine Parker, Mill Creek, 25.35 7. Erin Scott, Brookwood, 25.36 8. Holland Danskin, Norcross, 25.52 9. Sydney Weissman, Wesleyan, 25.54 10. Marianne Allard, North

Cheer clinic for Juniors and Seniors – Mercer University

Come stunt, tumble, and dance with the Mercer cheerleaders and find out what cheering at Mercer is all about! The clinic will be held on Feb. 21 at Mercer’s University Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes the clinic, lunch and a t-shirt for just $50. Please contact Penny Pitts at (478) 301-2713 or pitts_pl@mercer.edu for

HAMMOCK: Region 8-AAAAAA boys basketball stretch run will be fun to watch – GDP 1/14/16

Tuesday night was another wild one in Region 8-AAAAAA boys basketball. Region leader Shiloh barely escaped with a 55-53 win over second-place Berkmar. Grayson, the other team tied for second place, rallied to win in the final seconds over upset-minded South Gwinnett. Dacula faced a tough battle from Archer in a 71-64 win, Central Gwinnett

Student-athlete Tip of the Week – 1/11/16

After 12 seasons and winning two Super Bowls, New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin retired last week. His outgoing speech to the media included how deeply he felt about the importance of fostering team chemistry. Regardless of what sport you play or at what level you are participating, this quote about team and unity will