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App State's Dustin Kerns announces his men's basketball coaching staff  Winston-Salem Journal

Dustin Kerns, the new men's basketball coach at Appalachian State, announced his staff on Thursday.

Syracuse recruits Joe Girard, Brycen Goodine to compete in 3-point and dunk contests at Final Four

Syracuse, N.Y. -- The Syracuse Orange lost in the first round of this year's NCAA Tournament, but two future Syracuse players will be at the Final Four.

Buford buying land targeted for new football stadium  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The city of Buford is in the process of spending about $1.8 million for land officials said could be the site of a new high school football stadium.

Buford High football family rallies around Derrian Brown after his emergency surgery WXIA

ATLANTA — A heartbreaking story about Buford High School football star Derrian Brown has a community concerned, hoping the player makes a full recovery.

ArtsBridge Foundation Announces 2019 Shuler Hensley Awards Nominees  Broadway World

ArtsBridge Foundation today announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards, with winners to be unveiled at a ...

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Buford schools chief accused of volatile behavior  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A former schools superintendent accused of making a racist rant led his Gwinnett County district by intimidation with often irrational and volatile behavior that ...

John Ford out as Buford head football coach  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford has parted ways with John Ford after two seasons as the Wolves' head football coach.

Residents blast Buford school board at Monday meeting; many still left with questions

Tensions ran high at the Buford City Schools Board of Education meeting Monday night, which drew hundreds of community members.

Buford High's football game proceeds as normal, despite superintendent scandal

While many are still unhappy that Buford City Schools Superintendent Geye Hamby was not fired — one resident told the Daily Post he feels the resignation was ...

In Buford, shaken community turns to football after racial tirade  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gwinnett's close-knit city of Buford sought solace under the football lights after audio of now-ex school superintendent's alleged racist rant.

Lawsuit: Former Buford Superintendent Geye Hamby led district by 'fear and intimidation'

Former Buford City Schools Superintendent Geye Hamby, who resigned earlier this year after after audio surfaced of him allegedly spewing racist comments ...

Buford superintendent search well underway; diversity council still accepting applications

The deadline to apply for the Buford City Schools Superintendent position is Thursday, while Friday will be the last day for community members to submit ...

No Escaping Expectations At Buford  GPB

These are unusual times at Buford High School. The Wolves will start the 2018 season not wearing the title of defending state champions. Folks in Gwinnett ...

Fired Buford schools employee says termination 'made me sick'

Mary Ingram is speaking out after news broke about a federal racial discrimination lawsuit she had filed against the Buford City Schools system, Superintendent ...

Iconic ex-Buford High School head coach rejoins Atlanta Falcons' defensive staff WXIA

ATLANTA — Former Buford High School coach Jess Simpson was named defensive line coach with the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday, taking the place of Bryant ...

Buford, Texas communities rally around football player  FOX 5 Atlanta

BUFORD, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Well-wishes continue to pour in for a Buford High School football player who suffered a sudden medical emergency last week.

STATE BASKETBALL: Dutchtown falls to No. 1 Buford | Sports  Henry Herald

BUFORD — For a quarter, heavy underdog Dutchtown kept it close. Then as Tuesday's Class AAAAA state quarterfinal played out, Buford's defense became ...

Breaking: Jalen Huff stays home, commits to Georgia Tech

As soon as Geoff Collins took over and assembled a staff in Atlanta, they made. Jalen Huff. RANK. NATIONAL. STATE. POSITION. RANK. | |. CLASS OF.

Lawsuit Reveals More Details About Georgia Superintendent Who Lost $300K Salary Over Violent Rants Against Black Workers  Atlanta Black Star

The former superintendent of a Georgia school district accused of using racist language often displayed "irrational and volatile" behavior and even.

'He is killing it!' Buford football player who had to have emergency brain surgery visits his school WXIA

BUFORD, Ga. — After months of praying by his community, Buford football player Derrian Brown seems to be making major strides in his recovery from a ...

Members, supporters of Buford's 1978 football team gather for reunion

The memories of players, coaches, cheerleaders and fans vary when it comes to the 1978 Class A football state championship game, but one thing is consistent: ...

Buford City Schools superintendent search continues; diversity councils to begin meeting next month

Buford City Schools' superintendent search committee has begun combing through applications, while the district's new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory and ...

Texas Longhorns RB signee Derrian Brown hospitalized with undisclosed medical issue  Dallas News

A member of the Texas Longhorns' 2019 recruiting class is in the hospital.Derrian Brown, a four-star running back from Buford High School in...

Buford Hall of Fame football player dies; played for Tech, Georgia  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tyrone Sorrells, a former Georgia Tech and Georgia football player and one of the best athletes in Buford High School history, died Thursday morning after a ...

Texas-bound Derrian Brown delivers as Buford football's lead back  Gwinnett Prep Sports

It was easy for outsiders to notice one void Buford's football team needed to fill from its 2017 roster.

EXCLUSIVE: Buford’s top leader — ‘My voice is on the tape’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Buford's longtime top elected official acknowledged on Friday that his voice is on an audio recording that captured a racist rant by a second man identified as the ...

Meet the Longhorns: Four-star Derrian Brown overcoming surgery

Derrian Brown, running back, Buford (Ga.) Buford High School player Derrian Brown is tackled by Tucker High School player Lucius Chitty during the 2018 ...

Off night can't keep top-ranked Buford girls basketball from reaching Final Four  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Tuesday was odd from the start for the Buford girls basketball team.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Numbers don't lie for Buford RB Derrian Brown  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford running back coach Fyrone Davis speaks highly of all of the athletes he's coached.

Buford, Grayson face tough matchups in “Gwinnett vs. The World” high school football showcase  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Two of the county's top teams will finally share the field Friday night at Buford, just not against one another.

Buford athletes support Derrian Brown on National Signing Day  247Sports

Awesome here by @BufordProspects throwing up the #Horns for their classmate @BrownDerrian . @680TheFan — Rusty Mansell ...

Here are Gwinnett County's STAR students for 2019  The Georgia Sun

The Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation and Partnership Gwinnett partnered to honor Gwinnett's best and brightest students and teachers ...

This Gwinnett high school is ranked the best in Georgia, 13th in U.S.  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology has been named the best high school in Georgia for another year by Five other ...

All-region teams: Buford's Brown named top player in 8-AAAAA  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Here is the all-region team for 8-AAAAA, as voted by the league's coaches: Player of the year: RB D...

Lawsuit accuses Buford City Schools superintendent of making racist comments

A local school superintendent who is the subject of a racial discrimination lawsuit is also being accused of making racist comments about African-Americans, ...

Buford City Schools board of education meeting | Slideshows

Scenes from Monday's school board meeting where tensions rose after the resignation of Superintendent Geye Hamby.

2018 Buford Wolves Football Preview | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

A preseason look at the Buford Wolves high school football program.

Georgia defensive back T Lee casts Thanksgiving Day commitment to ASU  AZCentral

The ASU football program gained another future Sun Devil as T Lee of Buford High School in Buford, Ga. announced he is committed to the university.

Texas fans allowed to make donations for 2019 signee Derrian Brown's medical costs

Texas fans wanting to make a donation help running back Derrian Brown's medical costs can donate through an online fundraiser approved by the school's ...

Buford boys basketball's defense on impressive run in state playoffs  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford's first-half defense in the state boys basketball tournament opener — when it limited Miller Grove to 21 points — was impressive. What is even more ...

Buford boys lacrosse downs Mill Creek with dominant second quarter  Gwinnett Prep Sports

BUFORD — It took a while for Buford's offense to pick up steam. Once it did, the Wolves were an intimidating bunch.

Power Five commitment recap: March 30-April 5  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is in full swing as talented high school football prospects from around the country are announcing where they will play in college.

Ex-Buford High coach and teacher charged with sex crimes  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A former Buford High School teacher and football coach was charged with one count of sexual battery and one count of sexual assault.

Backup quarterback Jarvis Evans leads Buford to first-round victory over Miller Grove  Gainesville Times

Buford's starting quarterback Aaron McLaughlin was unavailable for the team's first-round playoff game against Miller Grove Friday night, but that didn't seem to ...

Buford football opens region play with convincing win over Johnson-Gainesville  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford head football coach John Ford knew his team's challenging non-region schedule — a slate that resulted in two rare early-season losses — would pay off ...

Deerfield Beach to open season on national television versus Buford (Ga.)  Sun Sentinel

Deerfield Beach will be playing on national television for the first time in program history. The Bucks will open the season at Georgia powerhouse Buford High ...

Special teams the dagger for No. 2 Buford in 23-20 state quarterfinal loss to Bainbridge  Gainesville Times

For the first time in over a decade, Buford High will not be moving on to the state football semifinals.

Sexual Assault Charges Made Against Buford High Teacher

Sexual Assault Charges Made Against Teacher - Buford, GA - A former Buford High teacher turned himself in Wednesday after Gwinnett Police charged him with ...

Buford City Schools elementary, middle CCRPI scores second highest in state

Buford City Schools received the second highest College and Career Ready Performance Index, or CCRPI, scores for the elementary and middle school levels ...

Buford boys enter Class AAAAA state title game vs. Fayette Co. still with something to prove  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford's boys still have a sense of something to prove as they enter their Class AAAAA state basketball championship game against Fayette County on Friday.

No. 2 Buford wary of Bainbridge for AAAAA quarterfinal matchup  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford is wary about Bainbridge for its Class AAAAA state quarterfinal football game despite being a heavy home favorite.

Power Five commitment recap: March 23-29  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is in full swing as talented high school football prospects from around the country are announcing where they will play in college.

Gwinnett high school graduation rate up in 2018, matches state rate  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gwinnett County's graduation rate was 81.7 percent in 2018, up from 78.1 percent in 2016. Buford High School, the only high school in Buford City Schools, had ...

Buford High School principal Banks Bitterman resigns | News

Bitterman came to Buford from the Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology, and previously worked at Brookwood High and in Carroll County Schools.

Five of Georgia's highest-paid football coaches are changing jobs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Five of Georgia's 10 highest-paid football coaches won't be returning to their old jobs...

Buford wins region, rolls over Clarke Central 45-3 | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

BUFORD — The Wolves closed out the regular season with a 45-3 win over Clarke Central, and the Buford football program's 29th region championship on ...

Kell at Buford Football Preview | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

A breakdown of Friday night's Kell at Buford high school football playoff game.

Bergen Catholic stuns Grayson 34-22 | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

The No. 1 team in Georgia's highest classification lost to reigning New Jersey Non-public Group 4 champion Bergen Catholic 34-22 after falling behind 13-3 at ...

Commitment 101: Running back Derrian Brown picks Texas over Auburn, Penn State

Texas' commitment list for the 2019 class grew to 16 when Georgia native Derrian Brown pledged to Tom Herman and the Longhorns after an official visit ...

Gwinnett's STAR students, teachers honored at annual luncheon

In all, 58 people were recognized including students and teachers from 29 schools including Gwinnett County Public Schools' high schools, Buford High School, ...

Johnson-Gainesville at Buford Football Preview | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

A breakdown of Friday night's Johnson-Gainesville at Buford high school football game.

Buford High's new principal Ed Shaddix comes from GCPS

A veteran school administrator in Gwinnett, Ed Shaddix is stepping away from the district office and this week was named principal of Buford High School.

Buford's Taylor Lewis chooses Jacksonville University lacrosse | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford High School lacrosse goalie Taylor Lewis will continue his career at Jacksonville University.

Remembering some notable figures in the Gwinnett area who passed away in 2018

Take a look back at some of the recognizable names that the Gwinnett County community lost in 2018.

Report: Buford High School principal resigning  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Principal Banks Bitterman will finish the school year in Buford before leaving the education world for an unspecified job in the private sector.

SUPER SIX FOOTBALL: Buford offensive lineman Harry Miller has ambitions to use his platform to spread hope  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford's Harry Miller has been a standout football player for at least as long as he's been making annual trips to Nicaragua.

Texas football signee hospitalized in Georgia

Derrian Brown, a running back who signed to play at Texas, was hospitalized in his hometown of Buford, Georgia.

Fayette County High School Tigers play for state basketball title  The

The Fayette County High School varsity boys basketball team will be playing in the Region 5 AAAAA State Championship game this Friday, March 8, at 8 p.m. in ...

Buford girls track and field surges to repeat Gwinnett County title  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford's girls track and field team finished Saturday's opening day of the Gwinnett County Track and Field Championships with 14 points, only good enough for a ...

Loganville sweeps Buford for back-to-back state championships  Gwinnett Prep Sports

ATHENS — Loganville High School baseball inserted itself back into the upper echelon of Georgia's dynastic baseball programs with its fourth state title in the ...

Buford storms past Kell, 44-11, in second round of 5A football playoffs  Gainesville Times

Aaron McLaughlin rushed for a first-quarter touchdown and threw for a late fourth-quarter score in a 44-11 win against Kell in the second round of the Class 5A ...

Buford High bond referendum passes overwhelmingly | News

Buford voters overwhelmingly backed a bond referendum that will raise up to an additional $20 million for the new Buford High School on Tuesday.

Geye Hamby: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Geye Hamby, the superintendent of schools in Buford, Georgia, has been put on leave after he was accused of using the n-word during racist rants caught on ...

Buford plans to out-slug familiar foe Loganville in baseball state finals  Gwinnett Prep Sports

First-year Buford High School baseball coach Stuart Chester shook hands with Loganville head coach Jeff Segars after the Red Devils won back-to-back games ...

Jonesboro at Buford Football Preview | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

A breakdown of Friday night's Jonesboro at Buford high school football game.

Man on a mission: Nation’s No. 2 center Harry Miller has life-changing days ahead  DawgNation

Big days? More like life-changing days. Harry Miller, the nation's No. 2 center prospect for 2019, has life-changing days ahead. The likely Buford High ...

Top 2021 QB looking forward second trip to Arkansas  Arkansas Online

Highly regarded sophomore quarterback Aaron McLaughlin is looking forward to his second trip to Fayetteville next month.

Grayson, Colquitt among 9 Georgia prep football programs ranked in top 100 - Atlanta Business Chronicle  Atlanta Business Chronicle

A recent set of rankings placed nine Georgia high school football programs in the nation's top 100.

JC Vega commits to the Georgia Bulldogs for 2019

Long snapper JC Vega has committed to the Georgia Bulldogs for the class of 2019. Vega announced his commitment to UGA via his Twitter account on Sunday ...

Grayson football coach defends players amid reports they protested physical practices  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Grayson head coach Christian Hunnicutt defended his football players Tuesday amid recent reports that they protested his tough practices, while Hunnicutt's ...

A late transfer boosts Tom Herman’s class at Texas  Houston Chronicle

AUSTIN — For a majority of programs around the nation, the early signing period was supposed to siphon most of the drama from February's national signing ...

TD review, loss spoils Peach Bowl for Buford grad Christian Turner

Christian Turner raced down the Michigan sideline, Wolverine fans celebrating an apparent 46-yard touchdown three plays into Saturday's Chick-fil-A Peach ...

Former Buford High coach joins Atlanta Falcons staff

A hugely successful former Buford High School football coach has been hired by the Atlanta Falcons.

Friends to gather for funeral of former state Sen. Donn Peevy

Peevy's wife of 50 years, Jerrie Lynn Corley Peevy, and the couple's daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren will receive friends and other mourners from 5 ...

Ex-teacher accused of having sexual contact with students  New York Post

A former teacher and football coach at a Georgia high school is accused of having sexual contact with two female students, police said. Brad Elliott, 37, was...

Cowboy Basketball: Welcome Marcus Watson  Oklahoma State Athletics

STILLWATER – Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton and the Cowboy coaching staff have signed one of the top recruiting classes in school history, which ...

Buford Wolves Most Dominant Georgia HSFB Program Ever  GPB

With all due respect to the Valdosta Wildcats and their Georgia state record 24 football state championships, the Buford Wolves are the most dominant program ...

No. 8 South Pointe (S.C.) survives Buford scare to improve to 4-0  USA TODAY High School Sports

South Pointe (Rock Hill, S.C.) quarterback Derion Kendrick passed for two touchdowns and ran for two, including the winning score in a 33-27 win Friday at ...

Newsweek Rankings: Buford High Among Nations Best at Beating Odds

Buford, GA - See where Buford is ranked in the top 500, and how the Newsweek list was compiled.

Texas Football: 3-star 2020 ASU ATH commit T Lee looking Longhorns way?  Hook 'Em Headlines

Is there any that Texas football can do to add the ultra-elusive and quick three-star Georgia native athlete T Lee to the 2020 recruiting class?

Buford hires Brookwood grad, Roswell's Ford as new football coach  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford landed a new head football coach from a neighboring county Monday, hiring Roswell's John Ford for the vacancy created when Jess Simpson took a ...

2016-17 Buford Wolves Girls Basketball Preview | Buford  Gwinnett Prep Sports

A preseason look at the Buford Wolves girls basketball program.

Buford voters approve new high school  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Buford residents overwhelmingly voted this week to approve plans to build a new high school. In the special election held Tuesday, voters approved 204-12 to ...

Buford's Anthony Grant headed to Florida State | Buford  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Bright and early in Buford on National Signing Day, Wolves senior Anthony Grant announced his college decision.

O-Lineman Carter Colquitt Makes The Call To Ole Miss  247Sports

Ole Miss landed the commitment of three-star Buford (Ga.) offensive lineman Carter Colquitt on Monday. Colquitt is a three-star prospect rated as the nation's No.

2019 Gwinnett Daily Post Super Six Track and Field  Gwinnett Prep Sports

The Daily Post's preseason selections for the best in Gwinnett County high school track and field.

BASEBALL: Ola's historic season ends in Elite Eight at hands of Buford  Henry Herald

Buford won 6-2 and 10-2 to advance to the Class AAAAA Final Four.

Jess Simpson resigns as Buford's head football coach for Georgia State job  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Jess Simpson announced Friday morning that he has resigned as Buford's head football coach, opening up one of Georgia's most coveted jobs.

PHOTOS: Dutchtown falls to No. 1 Buford | Multimedia  Henry Herald

Graduated from South Carolina State University in 2015. Been with the Henry Herald and Clayton News in two capacities as a sports journalist and interim ...

Golden: With signee Brown questionable, Herman still high on Texas' running backs

Life is bigger than football. And Tom Herman had the perfect tone Wednesday when he addressed the media on what was left of national signing day. Running ...

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