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The Atlanta Steam are ready to take on the Omaha Heart in their LFL opener on June 3. (Pictured at a meet-and-greet last Saturday).

The Atlanta Steam (0-0) still have 18 days to wait before they play their first game of the 2016 LFL season which will come on June 3 when the Omaha Heart (1-0) visit the Infinite Energy Arena looking to end two years of Atlanta domination. While the revamped Omaha team already has more wins (1) than they have managed over the last two years, look for the Steam unleash a pent up fury that has been building over the last two months while preparing for the season and scoreboard watching.

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The Grayson Rams will have a new head football coach this season for the first time in 16 years because Mickey Conn is leaving for Clemson. Score Atlanta broke the news late last week that Conn will be joining the Tigers after accepting the Quality Control position.

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Quarterback Dakota Hughes will lead the Atlanta offensive attack for the third consective year. Image courtesy Tony Villatoro/Toro Photo.   

Head coach Dane Robinson led the Atlanta Steam onto the field for the final sessions of the preseason last weekend with veterans fighting to keep their starting jobs and rookies fighting to make the roster. After evaluating the player performances over the last month, Robinson and his experienced staff made the final decisions about which athletes would wear the red and black this season. As expected, the final roster includes several new faces.

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Brittany Demery will be the "go-to" back for the Steam this season. Image courtesy Tony Villatoro/Toro Photo.

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Greater Atlanta Christian will host Pace Academy in the semifinal round of the GHSA football playoffs.

Pace Academy will travel to Norcross to face Greater Atlanta Christian for the second time this season, this time with a trip to the finals of the Georgia High School Association football championships on the line. The Spartans beat the Knights by 20 points, 33-13, when the teams played in Week 8 of the season.

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Steam players Dakota Hughes, Adrian Purnell and Lauran Ziegler have been selected as starters for the LFL All-Fantasy Game which will be played in Guatemala City on December 4.   

The Atlanta Steam will be represented in the Legends Football League All-Fantasy Game by QB Dakota Hughes, SS Adrian Purnell and FS Lauran Ziegler. The Steammates will be part of the Eastern Conference squad that will take on the Western Conference in the traditional LFL, also known as the Lingerie Football Legue, All-Star game that is scheduled for Saturday, December 4.

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Cameryn Brent (1) powers the Grayson ground game.

Just two weeks remain in the Georgia High School Association regular season football schedule, yet five teams are still competing for playoff spots in AAAAAA-Region 8.

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Grayson cheerleaders and fans have much to be happy about with the Rams heading to Week 11 of the regular season undefeated and on top of the GSR Gwinnett 6A Power Ranking.

Grayson and Mill Creek are the last unbeaten Gwinnett County teams in AAAAAA and are the Nos.1 and 3 teams in the Gwinnett Sports Report Week 10 Power Ranking. Archer, with one loss (to Grayson), is No. 2. The GSR AAAAAA Power Ranking includes the 17 teams that play in Georgia’s largest classification. The ranking is released weekly during the Georgia High School Association regular season.

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Sunday, 25 October 2015 18:13

Gwinnett Football Week 10: A-AAAAA

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Erick Turner (3) is a Lanier sophomore that is gaining valuable experience playing for the 8-0 Longhorns. Image courtesy Lanier Longhorns Football.

Gwinnett County fields 23 high school football teams, 17 of which play in AAAAAA and six that play in smaller classifications (A, AA, AAAA, and AAAAA). This is a review of the Week 10 Georgia High School Association schedule for those teams.

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Sunday, 25 October 2015 11:05

Gwinnett Football Week 10: AAAAAA Region 8

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After adding 139 rushing yards to his season total in the Archer win against Central on Frday night, Jamyest Williams (1) has a 1,000 yard season within reach. Image courtesy Tony Rowe.

Grayson locked up their sixth region title in the last eight years along with the No. 1 seed from Region 8 in the Georgia High School Association playoffs with a big win in Week 10, but there are five teams still in contention for the remaining three postseason slots going to the final two weeks of regular season action.

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Wednesday, 23 September 2015 07:50

Georgia 6A Regions 7, 8 Power Ranking: Week 5

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Cameryn Brent (1) leads the Grayson ground attack. The Rams are the top-ranked team in Region 8.

This is the Gwinnett Sports Report Week 5 Power Ranking for Georgia Class AAAAAA, Regions 7 and 8. The ranking reflects on field results and will be released every week during the GHSA 2015 football regular season.

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