GGC Men’s Soccer to Host Open Tryouts January 21

January 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 10, 2017 GGC Men’s Soccer to Host Open Tryouts January 21 Jason Hendrix | GGC Director of Sports Information | | 678-371-9528 LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – After capturing its third Association of Independent Institutions title in four seasons during 2016, the Georgia Gwinnett men’s soccer team has already started its preparations…

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4 Brothers, 1 Game: World Record to be broken Jan. 7

January 3, 2017

(Thursday, Dec. 22) – A world record will be broken on Saturday, Jan. 7 when the Georgia Swarm and Saskatchewan Rush of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) face off in their season openers at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena. Gametime is set for 7:05 p.m. For the first time ever in a…

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Player of the Week 12.23.16

December 21, 2016

Congrats to Peachtree Ridge Athletics’, Devin Vassell, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Devin is a guard for the Lions and has offers from both Stetson and Indiana State Universities as a junior. He maintains a 3.0 while taking honors classes in Language Arts and Social Studies. On the court, a…

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FBU National Championship Regional Tournament

December 21, 2016

Gwinnett County recently hosted the FBU National Championship regional tournament at four of the county parks. 40 middle school football teams competed all weekend, for a chance to make it to the National Championship in Naples, FL. The event generated over 600 hotel room nights and created a total economic impact of $631,774 in Gwinnett…

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Get in the Game- Mitsubishi Electric Classic

December 20, 2016

In this episode of Get in the Game, Stan Hall interviews Monte Ortel of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic.

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Player of the Week 12.16.16

December 16, 2016

Congrats to Norcross High School‘s, Vanessa Blagmon, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Vanessa is a 5-foot-8 senior guard for the Lady Blue Devils and has committed to play basketball for the University of South Florida next year. Most recently she has helped her team win three huge games. In the…

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Damon Berryhill Named Gwinnett Braves Manager for 2017

December 12, 2016

For Immediate Release: December 12, 2016 Media Contact: Dave Lezotte (, 678-277-0320) Damon Berryhill Named Gwinnett Braves Manager for 2017 Berryhill, new pitching coach Reid Cornelius join hitting coach John Moses on G-Braves’ field staff LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The Gwinnett Braves, in conjunction with the Atlanta Braves, have announced the team’s field staff for the…

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Player of the Week 12.9.16

December 9, 2016

Congrats to Berkmar’s, Jay Estime, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Jay is a senior shooting guard for the Patriots. It is said that he is “one of Georgia’s best available players in the 2017 class,” stated Justin Young of HoopSeen in a recent article. Jay also serves in the IDEALS…

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Player of the Week 12.2.16

December 2, 2016

Congrats to Archer High School Athletics’, Autumn Newby, for being the Gwinnett Sports Commission player of the week! Autumn is a senior power forward for the Archer women’s basketball team. She has helped her team to a 4-0 start for the season, averaging 15 points and 11 rebounds per game. She is looked up to…

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Q&A with Maximus

November 18, 2016

Q&A with Maximus, the official mascot of the Atlanta Gladiators. Species: Panthera Leo Gender: Male Height: Taller than Most Weight: Full of Fluff Birth Date: August 27, 2003 Birth Place: Gwinnett Medical Center Residence: The Lion’s Den at Infinite Energy Arena Favorite Movies: Gladiator & The Mighty Ducks Favorite Songs: “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by…

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The Mitsubishi Electric Classic, a PGA TOUR Champions event, will return to the Metro Atlanta area in spring 2017. Don’t miss seeing the legends of golf like Miguel Angel Jimenez, Tom Watson, and Bernhard Langer!

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