Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Office of Athletics, Student Activities and Community Schools will host its Athlete/Parent Informational Night on Wednesday at Peachtree Ridge High School’s theater.
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Athletic and Activities Department will host its free Booster Essentials Program at two locations in the near future.
Parkview has hired Jenell Godfree as its new head volleyball coach. Godfree was a scholarship player at Presbyterian College and a Brookwood assistant early in her career before having a family and then working to establish a middle school program at Trickum.
Hebron swept the Class A-AAAAAA awards after advancing to the Class A/AA-Private semifinals, while North Gwinnett’s Caitlin O’Farrell won Player of the Year in Class AAAAAAA.
The Region 8-AAAAAAA volleyball coaches recently selected their best from the 2018 season, tabbing Archer’s Kyla Ffrench as the league MVP.
Brookwood’s Sophia Koop was voted Region 7-AAAAAAA volleyball player of the year, headlining the all-region team selected by the league’s coaches.
Caitlin O’Farrell, a Ohio University commit, was not just a crucial piece of North Gwinnett’s semifinalist volleyball squad, but a well-rounded player. She’s the Daily Post’s 2018 Volleyball Player of the Year.
Walton traveled to North Gwinnett for the Class AAAAAAA state semifinals, overcoming a large and boisterous group of Bulldog supporters to sweep North 25-9, 25-14, 25-20.
Sophomore Mary Morgan powered down one final kill to put the exclamation on Westminster’s 25-18, 25-15, 25-20 sweep of the Spartans in the Class AAA semifinals Tuesday.
Buford can’t overcome a slow start in a three-set loss to defending state champion McIntosh in the Class AAAAA state volleyball semifinals.
Mount Paran gets another shot at Calvary Day for the Class AA/A state championship after sweeping Hebron Christian 25-14, 25-22, 25-20 Tuesday in the semifinals.
Buford took another step Tuesday night with a 25-18, 25-16, 25-16 victory over visiting Grady, advancing to the Elite Eight of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.
The Hawks held a couple leads in the fourth set, but Milton’s accurate hitters rallied from a 20-19 deficit to win 25-22. Mill Creek fell too far behind as the short fifth set blew by and clinched a 3-2 win (25-18, 14-25, 25-21, 22-25, 15-9).
Norcross’ defensive effort not enough to prevent a Lambert sweep in their second-round Class AAAAAAA state volleyball playoff match.
Brookwood bulldozed its way back from a two-game deficit against West Forsyth in the second round of the Class AAAAAAA volleyball playoffs Tuesday, only to fall 15-13 in the deciding fifth game.
After getting bumped from the Class AAAAAAA state volleyball playoffs in the second round last season, North Gwinnett returned to the Elite Eight with an exciting 3-2 win over South Forsyth at home on Tuesday night.
Hebron Christian’s Hayden McGee and Providence Christian’s Katie Bailey earned top honors on the All-Area 7-A Volleyball Team, announced by the league’s coaches.
There’s Kayla Ffrench on the volleyball court: energetic, vocal, positive. Then there’s Ffrench in real life: pensive, thoughtful and a little shy. There wasn’t much difference between those two personas when Ffrench was a freshman on the Archer High School varsity team.
The championship swapping in Region 7-AAAAAAA volleyball continued Thursday night when Norcross topped Brookwood in the teams’ back-and-forth rivalry.
Facing Mill Creek in the finals of the Region 6-AAAAAAA volleyball tournament Thursday night at Discovery High School, North Gwinnett fended off the determined Hawks 3-1 to claim its third straight region championship.
North Gwinnett's volleyball team relies heavily on senior setter Alexa Fortin, who has committed to play the sport for the University of Georgia.
North Gwinnett are the new queens of the volleyball court. The Bulldogs defeated Hebron Christian 27-25, 25-18 to win the Gwinnett County tournament Saturday at Parkview High School.