Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Parkview and Berkmar High are among schools in the Georgia High School Association's state soccer tournament.
Three schools in Lilburn have made it to the state soocer playoffs. Those schools are: Berkmar High, Parkview High, Providence Christian Academy. (See bracket list below.) In all, 27 Gwinnett County teams have qualified in five classifications for the Georgia High School Association soccer tournament. The roster includes Collins Hill’s boys and Greater Atlanta Christian's girls, who will be defending their state titles. Most first-round games in the girls tournament begin Tuesday, April 30. The boys start play May 1. Teams in GHSA Soccer Playoffs (Lilburn-area teams bold-faced) Girls soccer, first-round games Class AAAAAA (April 30) Class AAAA (April 30) Class AAA (May 2) Class AA (May 2) Class A (May 2) Boys soccer, first-round games …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
It will be Norcross High that moves on to the semifinals, after beating Berkmar High Wednesday evening.
In the end, the Berkmar Patriots could not hold off the Norcross Blue Devils in the quarterfinal round of the state basketball tournament. Norcross High School won the game with a more than 20-point lead, 56-35, according to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA). This ends the season for Berkmar High School, which were last state champions in 2000 and 2001. Now, Norcross High moves on to the semifinal round, where the final four teams battle for the state title. And, according to GHSA, the matches are all set: Wheeler High will play Hillgrove High at 5:30 p.m. at Georgia Tech on March 2, as well. Norcoss High will play North Cobb High at 8:30 p.m. at Georgia Tech on March 2. The winner of these two games will play for the Class …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The game will be 7 p.m., Feb. 27, at Norcross High School.
Clinching a win against Alpharetta High School on Saturday, the Berkmar Patriots now march into the quarterfinal rounds. Berkmar High School's boys team won, 56-48, according to the Georgia High School Association. The team now will meet the Norcross Blue Devils, the 2011 state champs. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m., Feb. 27, at Norcross. The winner of Wednesday's match go on the next round, which will be held 8:30 p.m., March 2, at Georgia Tech. -- Will you be at the game? Upload photos to our picture gallery. -- See also: Don’t miss any Lilburn news. Subscribe to Lilburn-Mountain Park's free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The team defeated Roswell Hornets for the first-round win.
Berkmar High's boys basketball team is advancing into the second round of the state tournament. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the team -- which entered the tournament as the No. 3 seed -- beat out Roswell High School. The Roswell Hornets were runners-up in the Region 5-AAAAAA finals. The final score Wednesday was 60-47, according to Georgia High School Association. Now, the Patriots face Alpharetta High, which defeated Collins Hill High School in the first round. Click here to check the boys' bracket for Class AAAAAA. -- Upload pictures of your team to our gallery. --
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
In ratings released this week, Providence Christian Academy's basketball teams are listed as leaders among private schools in the state.
Providence Christian Academy's girls' and boys' basketball teams are both listed this week in the "power ratings" released by the Georgia High School Association. The girls' team is ranked No. 10 of Georgia private schools, with a current record of 16-8. The boys' team is ranked No. 19, with a current record listed of 12-12. These records were updated Feb. 12. The final "power ratings" will be released on Feb. 19. Class A brackets will be published on Feb. 20. And, the first round of the Class A tournament begins Feb. 22-23. -- Want to help cover sports for any Lilburn team? Upload photos and scores to our photo gallery, and we will feature them on the site. --
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The state wrestling tournament will be held Feb. 14-16 in Macon, Ga.
Parkview High School's wrestling team has five wrestlers who have qualified for the traditional state tournament this week. The tournament takes place Feb. 14-16 in Macon, Ga., according to the Georgia High School Association. Fans may watch the match live via GHSA.tv for a nominal fee, or after the conclusion of the tournament for free. Parkview Panthers Qualifying From Coach Joshua Porter: "Khalil, Harrison, and Andrew all have wrestling people predicting them to place at the tournament. All five of them are perfectly capable of doing so if they believe in themselves and want it bad enough. I believe in them!" See also:
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Panthers sweep Brookwood 5-2 and 6-3 to defend their Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA baseball championship. (See video of last out)
Updated story, 12 a.m. It shouldn't be any surprise who played a leading role in Parkview High School's encore performance in the state baseball finals. Take a bow, Matt Olson. Parkview's star senior was at his best again Saturday, pitching and slugging the Panthers (31-6) to a 5-2, 6-3 sweep of visiting Brookwood and their second-straight Class AAAAA championship — and fifth overall. Olson, who had plenty of help from his teammates, pitched a complete game and added a two-run home run in the opener, then stroked game-changing two-out home run in the Panthers' final at-bat in Game 2. He was 4-for-7 with three RBIs in the series. "The bigger the situation, the bigger Matt's gonna come through," Parkview Coach Chan Brown said, "and it's been…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Pitcher Jesse Foster and Panthers shut out Mill Creek 5-0 to sweep Class AAAAA semifinal series. (Updated story, photos)
Updated, Tuesday 11 p.m. Call it the Battle of Five Forks-Trickum, baseball-style. Parkview High School, which beat Mill Creek 5-0 Tuesday to win its Class AAAAA semifinal series, will face a familiar foe once the championship round begins Saturday. Brookwood High School, located only six miles away from Parkview down Five Forks-Trickum Road, also advanced Tuesday with a 7-4 win over Grayson. The finals will begin with a Saturday afternoon double-header at Parkview High School. As one Parkview supporter Tweeted Tuesday: "There's gonna be people [lined up] all the way to China on Saturday!" Parkview, the defending state champion, used complete-game pitching and timely hitting to advance with Tuesday's shutout of Mill Creek. Jesse Foster …
Monday, May 21, 2012
With Parkview High School and Providence Christian hosting baseball playoff series, it will be a big week for ball in Lilburn.
High school baseball is normally pretty big in Lilburn (as well as in Gwinnett County, for that matter), but it may not be bigger than it will be this week. Both Parkview High School (Class AAAAA) and Providence Christian Academy (Class A) begin play today in the Georgia High School Association semifinals. It's the second year in a row both teams have advanced at least this far. Parkview, the defending state champion, hosts Mill Creek in a double-header today at 4:30 p.m. as part of a Class AAAAA semifinal round that includes four Gwinnett County schools. Providence Christian, a state runner-up last season, hosts Savannah Christian today in a double-header beginning at 2 p.m. Both double-headers begin best-of-three series that will …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Parkview High School beats Hillgrove 8-5 Wednesday to reach Class AAAAA semifinals.
Update 10:30 a.m. Parkview's state semifinal series with Mill Creek begins at 4 p.m. Monday with a double-header at Parkview. The third game, if needed, will be played Tuesday. --- Parkview High School will have to defeat its neighbors if it wants to repeat as Class AAAAA state baseball champion. That's because all four of the semifinalists are from Gwinnett County, including three from Parkview's Region 8-AAAAA. Parkview hosts Mill Creek in a best-of-three series beginning Monday; Grayson plays at Brookood in the other semifinal. Hey Parkview fans! Will the Panthers repeat as state champs and why? Tell us in the comment box below. The Panthers (27-6) advanced Wednesday night with an 8-5 win at Hillgrove in the final game of a best-of-…