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Patriots Earn Post Season Honors

Berkmar B Seal

Way to go Patriots! Viktor Jelici, Josh Culver, and Al Durham were all selected for post-season awards. Berkmar is very proud of their accomplishments both on and off the court. Senior Viktor Jelici was named to the Gwinnett County All-Academic Team. Vik has worked hard all year on the court and in the classroom and  exemplifies what it means to be a student-athlete. ...

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Berkmar @ Norcross 1st Round of State Tournament


Berkmar will travel to Norcross to face the Blue Devils in the first round of the state tournament. The game will tip-off at 7 PM on Wednesday 02/18. Tickets are $7. Come out to Norcross as Berkmar looks to upset the Blue Devils!

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Berkmar Clinches State! Will Face Dacula in Semifinals

Varsity Team Picture Smiling

Congratulations to the Berkmar Patriots as they clinched a spot in the state tournament last night with a 70-66 win over South Gwinnett in the quarterfinals of the 6A Region 8 tournament! This is the sixth consecutive state tournament appearance for the Patriots under head coach Greg Phillips. For a complete game summary from last night’s win make sure you ...

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Friday 02/06- Senior Night vs. Shiloh

Senior Picture

Come out to Berkmar and support your seniors Josh Culver, Jackson Lenyear, Viktor Jelici, and Caleb Smith as they play their final home game this Friday vs Shiloh! The game tips-off at 7:30 with pregame ceremony honoring the hard work of the senior class. This is the last region game of the year as the Patriots look for a win ...

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Vote for Josh Culver for Player of the Week!

Josh Culver (350  x 400)

Congratulations to Berkmar’s Josh Culver for being nominated for Player of the Week by Gwinnett Prep Sports! Josh provided a huge lift for the Patriots come back 63-55 win over Archer. He scored 19 points and grabbed 21 rebounds as the main inside presence for Berkmar. Archer had no answer for the big man inside on both the offensive and defensive end. Congratulations ...

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Patriots Continue Region Play on the Road @ Brookwood and @ Archer

Coaches vs. Cancer (620x330)

The Berkmar Patriots look to continue their success of the court as they hit the road for their next two region games. On Tuesday 01/27, the Patriots travel to Brookwood for a 7:30 tip-off looking for their 5th straight win. Brookwood and Berkmar are participating in the American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer / Suits and Sneakers fundraiser that aims ...

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Berkmar grad Yonel Brown breaks scoring record


Kennesaw State’s gym had a Berkmar feel this past Saturday. Patriot head coach Greg Phillips brought his players to watch the Owls’ matchup with Thomas University, drawn by a chance to see two of his former guards, KSU’s Yonel Brown and Thomas’ Adonai Rogers. It was the perfect time to put on a show for the folks from his alma ...

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Berkmar grad Witherspoon signs in Japan


Berkmar grad Wesley Witherspoon reached an agreement on a professional basketball contract Wednesday with the Shimane Susanoo Magic of the Basketball Japan League. The 6-foot-9 forward, who played college basketball at Memphis, played briefly this season for the Helsinki Seagulls in Finland, but had his most success last year for Air21 Express in the Phillipines. He averaged 24.6 points and ...

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Nike/BMASP Review, Patriots Resume Region Play

Berkmar Basketball (620x330)

Over the break Berkmar hosted and participated in the Nike/BMASP Holiday Hoops Classic. In the first round of the tournament, the Patriots defeated Eagles Landing 66-53 with four players scoring in double figures. Senior Jackson Lenyear led the way for the Patriots with 14 points and sophomore Al Durham provided his first career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. ...

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NIKE/BMASP Hoopfest at Berkmar High School

NIKE-BMASP Bracket (620 x 330)

For the second year in a row, Berkmar will be host for the Nike/BMASP Hoopfest.  This years tournament includes 8 teams from all over the Southeast including two teams from Miami, Florida, Alabama and South Georgia.  Local teams include host Berkmar, Roswell and Eagles Landing. The holiday tournament will begin on Saturday, December 27th and games will be played on ...

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