Monday, December 17, 2012
Read about the Class AAAAAA title win in a game breakdown from Norcross High assistant football coach Corey Richardson.
Monday, December 17, 2012
The following is a recap of the football game, written by Norcross High assistant football coach Corey Richardson. Last Saturday night, your Norcross Blue Devils (15-0, 8-0 Region) capped off a very special season by beating the Lovejoy Wildcats 21-14. Offense Alvin Kamara - 34 Rushes for 144 Yards (1 Touchdown) and 3 Catches for 68 Yards (1 Touchdown) Joseph Wilber - 7 for 14 Passing for 101 Yards (2 Touchdown Passes) Myles Autry - 2 Catches for 21 Yards (1 Touchdown) Clinton Lynch - 2 Catches for 39 Yards Horatio Walker, Ryan Northrup, Caleb Crum - Outstanding Blocking All Season Blake Wood, Trenton Jenkins, Joseph Ledford - Outstanding Blocking Season Defense Jaquan Frazier - 17 Total Tackles, 3 Tackles Behind the Line, 1 Hurry, 1 …
Photographer Bob Chadwick captured some of the state championship action for Patch.
When the bell rings Monday morning at Norcross High School, it won't be a typical start of the week - this day will be special. The Blue Devils now, for the first time since 1957 when the school began playing football, can claim the title "state champion." But it's not just the students, teachers and parents that are celebrating - the entire Norcross community joins in. We'd like to hear from you on what this first state championship means to you. Please take a moment and write your comments below - this is a proud day for everyone. On a side note, Bob Chadwick, a long-time Norcross High School supporter volunteered his expertise to shoot these photos for Patch. You often will find Bob on the sidelines shooting the action at football and …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Blue Devils defeated Lovejoy High 21-14 in the state championship game.
After an undefeated 14-win season, the Blue Devils added one more win Saturday at the Georgia Dome. Norcross High defeated Lovejoy High 21-14 in the state football championship, earning the Class AAAAAA title for the first time. The game had a slow start with nothing on the board until Lovejoy scored a 60-yard touchdown in the second quarter for a 7-0 lead. Norcross kicked a field goal in the third quarter, but the Wildcats answered with another touchdown minutes later, taking a 14-3 lead. Norcross' winning points came in the fourth quarter with Alvin Kamara's 61-yard touchdown reception, which was followed by another touchdown by the running back. Saturday's game was the first time Norcross had ever reached the state finals. Before the …
Come out to the the 8:30 p.m. game at the Dome, or watch the Blue Devils live online or on television.
Today's the big day for Big Blue. After an undefeated season of 14 wins, Norcross High is headed to the Georgia Dome this evening for the state championships against Lovejoy High. It's the first time either team has made it to the finals. Maxwell Ratings believe Norcross High will win the Class AAAAAA title by 9 points. The game starts at 8:30 p.m. and tickets are $20 at the door. Before the game, though, a huge sendoff party is planned at the school to give support for the team. Come out either Spalding Drive, Medlock Bridge or Peachtree Industrial Boulevard around 4:30 p.m. to cheer on and wave at the team buses, which will leave the Norcross High Field House at 5:15 p.m. Not able to make it out to the game? Georgia Public Broadcasting …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Saturday's game at the Georgia Dome are on sale for a limited time this week.
The Norcross High School football team (14-0) is headed to the Georgia Dome on Saturday to take on Lovejoy High School (13-1) for the state championship. Tickets are available for $18 (cash only) at the school's main office or you can purchase them through Ticketmaster or at the gate for $20. To purchase tickets at the school: Directions and parking to the Georgia Dome: Game Time: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 On TV: The championship game will be televised on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Online simulcast coverage will be available on GPB.org/sports and GHSA.tv. On the radio: Coverage of the state championship games will be carried in the Atlanta area on the 680 The Fan family of stations. Patch will be there to cover the game. See you…
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Lucky Shoals hosted the wheelchair soccer, one of the first competitive sports leagues for people with disabilities.
The United States Power Soccer Association held its 2011 Premier Conference Cup at Lucky Shoals Park in Norcross this weekend. Hosted by Royalty Power Soccer out of Lawrenceville, the tournament showcased the top 10 teams of the country; including Georgia, California, Arizona, and Indiana. USPSA developed the first competitive team sports for athletes with disabilities that include quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy. A soccer game designed for players in power wheelchairs the game is played in a regulation basketball court with two teams of four people. Using their wheelchairs the players kick a 13-inch soccer ball around the court as they defend it from the other team.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
This week we point our lens at the Tuesday night recognition of the Norcross High School basketball teams, who took home two state titles this year.
Norcross High School celebrated the state championship wins for boys and girls basketball on Tuesday. Here's a look at the smiling faces and celebratory ambiance.