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2019

  • January

    Successful Night for Middle School Wrestling

    The Middle School Wrestling team split matches on Thursday, defeating St. Francis, but falling short to Lovett. Tate Morse went 4-0 with 3 pins, accumulating 21 team points for the Wolves. Wesleyan also got strong performances from Jake Neu, Trent Debow, Chris Izzo, Emory Cavin and Connor Hewitson.
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  • Varsity Swim and Dive Sweeps on Senior Night

    Congratulations to the Varsity Swim and Dive team who defeated Forsyth Central and Northview on Thursday for Senior Night. Isaiah Erb earned a new state cut in the 200 IM, while Jessie Parrish (100 fly, 4th) and Ian Venkatesan (100 back, 6th) achieved new Top Ten times. See full meet results here.
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  • Varsity Wrestling Advances to State Semifinals

    Congratulations to the Varsity Wrestling team who defeated Mount de Sales on Thursday evening to advance to the Class A State Dual semifinals. The Wolves will take on Trion on Thursday afternoon. See story here.
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  • 8th Grade Boys Basketball Tops the Spartans

    The 8th Grade Boys Basketball team earned a road win over GACS on Wednesday. Thomas Chipman and Scott Morgan led the Wolves with 14 and 11 points, respectively. Schley Gordy had 5 points to go along with a strong defensive performance.
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  • Strong Start Leads to Victory for 7th Grade Wolves

    The 7th Grade Boys Basketball team defeated GACS in a tough battle on Wednesday afternoon. The Wolves jumped out early with great defensive pressure to take a 19-9 first quarter lead and held off several GACS late runs for a big road win. Townes Hardy led all scorers with 13 points, while Josh Kavel and Shepard Jones added 12 points apiece.
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  • 8th Grade Basketball Teams Top Their Competition

    The 8th Grade Boys Basketball team had a recent win over Perimeter Christian, led by Tyler Hammond with 11 points and Jackson Murphy who recorded 6 points and 6 rebounds. The 8th Grade Girls earned a win over the Black Diamonds led by Christina McCoy with 6 points.
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  • Armstrong Leads Bulldogs in Points and Rebounds

    Natalie Armstrong, class of 2017, tied her career-high scoring with 19 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for the Samford Bulldogs in their overtime loss to Mercer on Saturday. See story here.
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  • Dual Meet for Middle School Wrestling

    The Middle School Wrestling team competed against GACS on the road on Tuesday evening. The Wolves got strong performances from Ryan Cowart, Tate Morse, Chris Izzo and Broder Conley. The team will be back in action on Thursday as they face off against St. Francis and Lovett.
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  • JV Boys Rally to Beat the Wildcats

    The JV Boys Basketball team beat Westminster on the road on Tuesday.  The Wolves trailed 15-29 in the second quarter, but the momentum began to change when Drew Wren’s basket at the halftime buzzer cut the deficit to 10.  Wesleyan built on that momentum with a strong third quarter which culminated with another buzzer beater, this one a three-pointer by Andrew Van Wie, which gave the Wolves their first lead of the game at 40-39.  Once they had the lead, the Wolves never gave it back.  Wesleyan was led in scoring by Tate Gilley who scored 23 points and hit five 3-pointers.
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  • JV Girls Basketball Defeats the Pythons

    The JV Girls Basketball team defeated Paideia on Friday night, let by Imani Washington with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Jessie Parrish and Abby Scott added 14 and 13 points, respectively, while Sade Ojanuga had 8 steals.
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  • Middle and High School Students Learn About the Civil Rights Movement and the life of MLK Jr at the King Center

    January 16, 2019

    Today students from 5th – 12th grade were given the opportunity to visit the Sweet Auburn neighborhood of Atlanta where they learned more about the Civil Rights movement and the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The students visited the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, the home of Martin Luther King Jr., and the King Center where a panel consisting of a former police chief, a King family member, and an original Freedom Rider spoke about growing up in a very different America. The panelists stressed the importance of education and the limitless opportunities a great education can provide in today’s America.
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  • Varsity Basketball Teams Cruise Past the Cavaliers

    Congratulations to the Varsity Basketball teams who both earned wins over visiting Atlanta Classical Academy on Tuesday night. See recaps here.
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  • Varsity Wrestling Defeats the Spartans

    The Varsity Wrestling team defeated GACS on Tuesday in a tune-up match for the State Duals this weekend. The Wolves were led by a big win at heavyweight from Tanner Bivins.
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  • Area Championship for Varsity Wrestling

    Congratulations to the Varsity Wrestling team who won the Area Championship on Saturday at St. Francis. Click here for recap.
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  • Two Wins for JV Wolves

    The JV Boys Basketball team earned wins over Paideia and Tallulah Falls over the weekend. Against the Pythons, Wesleyan pulled out a come-from-behind win, holding Paideia to only one basket in the fourth quarter. The Wolves got clutch scores from Beau Brown and Andrew Van Wie in the final seconds to seal the victory. The Wolves overcame a slow start to beat Tallulah Falls on Saturday. Leading by only 4 at halftime, Wesleyan outscored Tallulah 29-8 in the second half to build the final margin. Wesleyan was led in scoring by Wyatt Hodges and Grant Hill, who scored 13 and 10 points, respectively.
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  • Three Wolves Honored by Takedown Club

    Congratulations to Sam Schmitt, Harrison Dearth and Donald Conley who were named Wrestlers of the Month by the Gwinnett Country Takedown Club. See story here.
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  • Varsity Boys Basketball Defeats the Indians

    The Varsity Boys Basketball team won their third game of the week by defeating Tallulah Falls on the road on Saturday. See recap here.
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  • Varsity Girls Basketball Tops The Warriors

    The Varsity Girls Basketball team defeated North Cobb High School in the Krossover Classic on Saturday at Archer HIgh School. See story here.
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  • Wesleyan Basketball Players Honored By Gwinnett Tipoff Club

    Congratulations to the following athletes who earned Gwinnett Tipoff Club of the Month honors for November and December: JD Kavel, Jalen Fulwood, AC Carter, and Callie Weaver. See full list here.
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  • Middle School Girls Basketball Defeats the Eagles

    The 7th and 8th Grade Girls Basketball teams combined for a win over Perimeter on Thursday. Morgan Damm led the Lady Wolves with 14 points and 8 steals. Christina McCoy had 13 points, while Katherine Marshall pulled down 7 rebounds.
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  • Overtime Win For 7th Grade Boys Basketball

    The 7th Grade Boys Basketball team defeated Perimeter in overtime on Thursday afternoon.  Mason Luke hit a go-ahead runner in traffic to put the Wolves ahead for good in a back-and-forth wild second half and overtime. Hayden Ausherman led a spirited defensive effort in the fourth quarter to allow the Wolves to come back from a 13-point deficit. Josh Kavel led the Wolves with 19 points, while Shepard Jones and Townes Hardy added 16 and 8 points, respectively.   
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  • Varsity Swim and Dive Defeats the Wolverines

    The Varsity Swim and Dive team defeated West Forsyth at home on Thursday evening. Mac Howie (500 free) and Colton Villa (100 free, 100 back) earned new state cuts, while Ian Venkatesan (100 back, 8th) and Howie (500 free, 9th) recorded new Top Ten times. See full meet results here.
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  • Middle School Wrestling Tops the Wolverines

    The Middle School Wrestling team had a strong showing in their first meet after Christmas break, defeating Walker at home on Tuesday. The Wolves got standout performances from Jake Neu (3-0), Christopher Izzo (3-0), Tate Morse (2-0) and Lance Humphrey (2-0) who each went undefeated on the night.
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  • Varsity Basketball Teams Sweep In Region Competition

    The Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball teams earned region wins over W.D. Mohammed on the road on Tuesday evening. Click here for recaps.
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  • Game Changers: Harrison Dearth

    Senior Harrison Dearth is featured in the Gwinnett Daily Post's "Game Changers" segment. Click here for video.
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  • Kerr Featured As "Rising Star" by Flosoftball

    Congratulations to Jahni Kerr who is featured in a recent article by Flosoftball. Kerr, a Florida State commit, has made her mark on Wesleyan's softball program in helping to lead the Wolves to back-to-back state championships over the last 2 seasons. Click here for story.
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  • Ramsey Named Assistant Coach at Georgia Tech

    Congratulations to James Ramsey, class of 2008, who was named Assistant Baseball Coach at Georgia Tech. Ramsey was a standout player at Wesleyan and Florida State followed by 7 years of minor league baseball. Click here for story.
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  • Swim and Dive Hosts Collins Hill in Dual Meet

    The Wesleyan Swim and Dive team split with Collins Hill on Friday, with the boys taking first place and the girls falling to the Eagles. Hannah Wasmuth earned a new state cut in the 500 free, while Ian Venkatesan achieved a new Top Ten time in the 100 back (9th place). Click here for story. See full meet results here.
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  • 8th Grade Girls Basketball Defeats the Knights

    The 8th Grade Girls Basketball team defeated Pace on Saturday. Camryn Register finished with 12 points, Rylee Pierce had 9 points, and Christina McCoy and Morgan Damm added 9 and 8 points, respectively.
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  • Dearth and Conley Lead Varsity Wrestlers at County Tournament

    The Varsity Wrestling team had an outstanding showing at the Gwinnett County Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. The Wolves, led by county runner-up Harrison Dearth and fellow medalist Donald Conley, finished 7th overall in a field of 20 Gwinnett County High Schools. Wesleyan was the only single A program and the only private school to compete in the competition. See recap here.
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  • Debow Named County Champion at JV Wrestling Tournament

    The JV Wrestling team finished with 3 county finalists at the Gwinnett County JV Tournament. Payton McKemie and Brendan McIntosh earned runner-up honors, while Trent DeBow was the JV Gwinnett County Champion in the 138 pound weight class. Wesleyan finished in 9th place overall out of 20 Gwinnett County schools.
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  • JV Boys Basketball Tops Johns Creek

    The JV Boys Basketball won their 9th game of the season with a defeat of Johns Creek on Saturday. Wesleyan used a stifling full-court press and strong offensive performances from Druw Jones (25 pts) and Carson Ballard (10 pts) to down the Gladiators.
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  • Two Wins for Varsity Girls Basketball

    The Varsity GIrls Basketball team defeated region opponent Atlanta International on Friday and Dillard (Florida) on Saturday. See Friday's recap here. Click here for Saturday's results.
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  • Varsity Boys Basketball Wins Region Opener

    The Varsity Boys Basketball team opened up region play with a win over visiting Atlanta International on Friday evening. See recap here.
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  • Wesleyan Inducts Four Into 2019 Athletics Circle of Honor

    Congratulations to Chris Duvall ('10), Holli Wilkins ('12), Katie Frerking ('13) and Bob Worthington who were inducted into the 2019 Wesleyan Athletics Circle of Honor on Friday evening. See story here.
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  • Successful First Meet for Lynch

    Meagan Lynch, class of 2018, finished in 4th place out of 9 teams in the 4x400 relay and 10th place in a field of 19 runners in the 300 meter dash for Georgia Southern as they opened their indoor season at the Clemson Opener in South Carolina. See story here.
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  • Varsity Boys Basketball Defeats Darlington

    The Varsity Boys Basketball team defeated Darlington at the Shootout at the Blacktop Showcase at Oglethorpe University on Wednesday. See recap here.
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  • Game Changers: Callie Weaver

    Senior Callie Weaver is featured in the Gwinnett Daily Post's "Game Changers" segment. Click here for video.
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  • Successful Holiday Break for Varsity Wrestling

    The Varsity Wrestling team had a successful bout of competitions over the break picking up dual meet wins over Grayson and Monticello. The Wolves also came away with two medalists, Sam Schmitt and Harrison Dearth, at the 40 team Lambert Hook 'Em Classic. The Wolves will be back in action this weekend at the Gwinnett County Varsity and JV Tournaments.
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  • Varsity Football Post-Season Honors

    Congratulations to Tanner Bivins (First Team) and JD Kavel (Honorable Mention) for their AJC All-State selections. Trent Bartlett and Kavel were named All-County Third Team by the Gwinnett Daily Post.
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