Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Receives State Awards

November 10, 2017

Story contact: John Gentry Division Director, Parks and Recreation John.Gentry@gwinnettcounty.com 770.822.8833   Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation ReceiveS STATE Awards  (Lawrenceville, Ga., Nov. 9, 2017) – The Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA), held its annual banquet on Nov. 8, in Columbus, Georgia to recognize the many talented and hardworking members in the parks and…

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Player of the Week 11.10.17

November 10, 2017

Congrats to Dacula High School’s, Michael Rowe, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Michael is a senior varsity cross-country runner at Dacula, who in his second year of running has become Dacula’s #1 runner. Recently, he finished in 18th place at the AAAAAA State Championship. He set a goal for himself to…

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Player of the Week 11.3.17

November 3, 2017

  Congrats to North Gwinnett‘s, Jake Stewart, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Jake is a senior linebacker on the Bulldogs football team and a member of the team’s leadership counsel.  In the region championship game, he went for 7 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 2 assists, 1 fumble recovery,…

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GWINNETT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION RECEIVES AWARDS

October 26, 2017

Story contact: John Gentry Division Director, Parks and Recreation John.Gentry@gwinnettcounty.com 770.822.8833 (Lawrenceville, Ga., Oct. 26, 2017) – The Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA), District 7 held its annual banquet on Oct. 25, in Forsyth County to recognize the many talented and hardworking members in the parks and recreation industry. Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation…

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Player of the Week 10.27.17

October 26, 2017

Congrats to Mountain View‘s, Malachi Carter, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Malachi is a senior and Gwinnett’s reigning wide receiver of the year on the Bears’ football team. He recently had nine receptions for an astounding 220 yards with two touchdowns in a huge last-second victory over a rival team….

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Player of the Week 10.20.17

October 19, 2017

Congrats to Dacula‘s, Jin Sileo, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Jin is a sophomore and second baseman on the Lady Falcons’ softball team, with a .408 batting average and leads the team in runs scored. Recently, in game two of the first round of the state playoffs, she hit the go-ahead two-run…

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Player of the Week 10.13.17

October 13, 2017

Congrats to Shiloh‘s, Faith Collector, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Faith is a senior outside hitter and has been a co-captain on the Generals’ volleyball team for three years. Coach Head said, “Faith is versatile in her abilities to assist her team; whether it is going up for the hit,…

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Player of the Week 10.6.17

October 6, 2017

Congrats to Wesleyan‘s, Cassie Henning, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Cassie, a senior pitcher and third baseman on the Lady Wolves team, is the career leader in innings pitched, wins, and strikeouts. Coach Stephenson said, “she’s been the rock of our program and is having a great season hitting .391…

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Atlanta Havoc to bring pro indoor football to Buford City Arena

October 2, 2017

From Gwinnett Daily Staff Reports sports@gwinnettdailypost.com Indoor professional football is headed to the new Buford City Arena. The 5,500-seat facility will be home to the Atlanta Havoc, an expansion franchise in the American Arena League, which has teams spanning the East Coast from Florida to Vermont. The franchise is the second in the AAL in…

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Player of the Week 9.29.17

September 29, 2017

Congrats to Providence Christian Academy’s, Krissy Yost, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Krissy is a four-year varsity outside hitter on the Storm volleyball team. Last week alone she recorded 54 kills and 22 digs. She has a .323 hitting average for the week and is currently at 300 kills for the…

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The Mitsubishi Electric Classic, a PGA TOUR Champions event, will return to the Metro Atlanta area in spring 2018. Don’t miss seeing the legends of golf like Miguel Angel Jimenez, Tom Watson, and Bernhard Langer!

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