Gwinnett Daily Post 03/04/2019

Vassell turns into super sub as Florida State freshman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Eight minutes. That’s all Florida State assistant coach Charlton “C.Y.” Young said he needed to see of Devin Vassell – then just a high school junior – during a scrimmage at Peachtree Ridge before deciding that he would be a fit for the Seminoles.

Warchant.com 10/03/2017

Ground and Pound: FSU run game has been key to success vs. Miami

Since Jimbo Fisher arrived in Tallahassee as offensive coordinator in 2007, the Seminoles have averaged 187.8 yards per game on the ground against Miami. FSU has run for 150 yards or more in seven of the 10 matchups and averaged 4.9 yards per carry overall.

Gwinnett Daily Post 06/27/2017

Arlotta’s vision pays off with Swarm championship

When Georgia Swarm owner and general manager John Arlotta began to evaluate the 2015 NLL draft class, he thought it was made up of players who could change the future of his franchise. On May 17, 2014, he became convinced of it.

Gwinnett Daily Post 05/08/2017

Dacula’s Alex Armah took an unlikely path to the NFL

Like most high school football stars, Alex Armah played both sides of the ball during his Dacula career.

His senior year he helped the Falcons reach the 2011 state quarterfinals, playing linebacker and H-back. He recorded 60 tackles was named third team All-County tight end by the Daily Post.

Gwinnett Daily Post 03/06/2017

Atlanta United falls 2-1 to Red Bulls in dazzling debut

ATLANTA – Growing pains are to be expected in the inaugural season for Atlanta United FC. That was the case in the club’s Major League Soccer debut Sunday night against the New York Red Bulls.

Gwinnett Daily Post 01/01/2017

Alabama’s defense, Bo Scarbrough enough to top Washington

ATLANTA – It wasn’t the prettiest performance for Alabama at times, but a dominant defensive effort and a breakout game for running back Bo Scarbrough was enough for a 24-7 win over Washington in a College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Georgia Dome hosted by the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

Gwinnett Daily Post 04/10/2017

Sergio Garcia earns first major championship in Masters playoff win

AUGUSTA – The narrative to Sergio Garcia’s career was all but set in stone. The 37-year-old Spaniard was destined to be golf’s version of Karl Malone, an all-world talent who never got that major breakthrough.

Gwinnett Daily Post 12/11/2016

Grayson prevails in overtime for state title over Roswell

ATLANTA – In 2007 the GHSA changed the rules so that football state championships could not end in a tie. That change led to overtime on Saturday night in the final high school game ever at the Georgia Dome for the Class AAAAAAA state championship game between Grayson and Roswell.

Gwinnett Daily Post 09/04/2016

Jaguars rookie Myles Jack began his career as a GFL legend

The Gwinnett Football League has produced its fair share of gridiron legends. Some turn out to be just that – legends – but others bloom into high school stars, college players and a handful have even gone on to play professionally in the NFL.

Gwinnett Daily Post 07/24/2016

Grayson’s Abrams is ready to run for Guyana in Rio

As a true freshman, Grayson grad Aliyah Abrams ran a time of 52.04 seconds in the 400-meter dash at the SEC Championships to finish fourth for South Carolina. It turned about to be a life-changing sprint for the 2015 Daily Post girls runner of the year.

Gwinnett Daily Post 05/14/2016

Wesleyan caps undefeated season with state title

MACON – Wesleyan boys soccer head coach Billy Coxhead stood on Anderson Field at Five Star Stadium on Friday afternoon and delivered one final game plan to his team. However, this one had nothing to do with formations or set pieces.

Gwinnett Daily Post 04/10/2016

Danny Willett wins the Masters as Spieth implodes

AUGUSTA – Jordan Spieth had a second straight Masters all but won after four consecutive birdies to close out his front nine. Then the 12th hole happened. And no one warned him the British were coming.

Gwinnett Daily Post 04/04/2016

Jim Herman hoping his Masters invite isn’t just a dream

AUGUSTA – This time last week, Jim Herman’s Masters plans were similar to yours. The 38-year-old was going to be at home watching golf’s first major on TV from his couch in Palm City, Fla.


Gwinnett Daily Post 11/06/2015

Collins Hill senior Robert Snyder lets his physical play define him

Collins Hill senior Robert Snyder would like to set the record straight. He’s not a punter. He’s a linebacker — who just happens to punt.

Gwinnett Daily Post 04/30/2015

David Pollack finds his outlet in broadcasting

All his life Davey Pollack felt like he was meant to play football. As a four-year old, he roamed the sideline of his brother’s youth football games looking for someone to hit, before he was finally able to put on his own pads at the age of 6.

Gwinnett Daily Post 04/03/2015

Alli Shaw gets emotional reward for motivating Mill Creek

Before the start of the season Mill Creek junior varsity girls soccer head coach Jessica Ciavarro asked her team to write an essay about what would motivate them this season. Answers varied from player’s family members to reaching certain goals. But Olivia Guerra’s answer was one that really stood out to Ciavarro.

Gwinnett Daily Post 07/08/2015

Major Bellamy finds motivation from skepticism

LAWRENCEVILLE – When Central Gwinnett wide receiver Major Bellamy lines up for the Black Knights this fall as a senior, he’ll carry a little something extra with him into each Friday night. It’s always with him. It’s there for every workout, practice and drill.

Warchant.com 10/19/2012

Rhodes glad he didn’t speak up about move to cornerback

Florida State redshirt junior Xavier Rhodes vividly remembers the first time he lined up at cornerback. It’s a moment that was memorialized as front-page news in the Miami Herald.

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