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Success Lives Here: Gwinnett 5A Programs Play Each Other for Bragging Rights, Championships

Looking at the Class 5A rankings, a trend starts to develop. Five of the top 10 teams in the state call Gwinnett home. Two regions, Regions 7 and 8 in Class 5A are made up entirely of Gwinnett County schools and they are considered by many to be the most difficult in the state.

The Score 44 Presented by Sonic: Week 7

OUT: Ronnie Harris, Westlake (Atlanta) DB IN: Akeem Hunt, Newton County (Covington) RB

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 7

It was a popular week for byes throughout the state and, consequently, there are not as many changes in the rankings as we have seen in recent weeks. Class A saw no changes at all while Class 4A had just one change and Classes 5A and 2A saw just two new names each.

Braves Back In Postseason

In the final season for manager Bobby Cox, and for the first time since 2005, the Atlanta Braves have returned to the playoffs.

Braves Honor Bobby Cox

The Atlanta Braves honored the managerial career of Bobby Cox before the team's game Saturday afternoon at Turner Field in Atlanta. Cox is retiring at the end of the Braves' season, which could include the playoffs.

Kell Defeats Yet Another Ranked Foe, Now 6-0

The Kell Longhorns were reclassified to the Class AAAA-level before the start of this season ,and that could be just the edge the Longhorns need to go the furthest the team has ever reached come November and playoff time.

Friday Night Summaries


The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Camden County at St. Thomas Aquinas, Fla.

GPB Games of the Week: Pope at Kell (Friday) and Valdosta at M.L. King (Saturday)

GPB will broadcast two games this week, one on Friday and a second on Saturday. The Friday matchup will feature the No. 5 team in Class 4A the Kell Longhorns as they welcome the Pope Greyhounds.

790 the Zone Game of the Week: South Gwinnett at Brookwood

There’s nothing like a good backyard brawl. And that’s exactly what will be going on Friday night in Snellville when the Broncos travel down the road to face the neighboring Comets.