Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame
TONY AKINS
Hall of Fame Class 2017Berkmar High SchoolBasketball
    • 1998 set single-game county record with 53 points
    • During his high school career, averaged nearly 30 points (29.6 pts. and 7 assists) and scored 1,955 points, at the time the second-highest total ever in Gwinnett
    • 1998 Berkmar High School State runner-up finish as a high school senior
    • 1998 Named Mr. Georgia Basketball
    • 1998-2002 Four-year starter at point guard for Georgia Tech
    • 2001-2002 Avg. 17 points and 5.7 assists
    • Ranked 2nd in Georgia Tech history making 301 three-point field goals
    • Second-team All-ACC as a senior 1,658 career points and 560 career assists- fourth in school history
    • Started his professional career in Russia
    • Played in Turkey, China, France, Poland, Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus
    • Played a summer in the Dominican Republic
    • 2015-2016 averaged 11 points and 2.7 assists for South Korea

Hall of Fame
WILLIAM COOPER
Hall of Fame Class 2015 Grayson High School, Class of 1930All-Around
    • Standout athlete at Grayson High School
    • Played basketball in Grayson’s original rock gym
    • UGA letterman football            
    • UGA letterman baseball
    • On first SEC baseball championship team at UGA (1933)
    • All-Time University of Georgia Football Lettermen (1931-32-33)
    • Catcher - Atlanta Crackers baseball team (1934)
    • Defensive Tackle - Chicago Cardinals football team (1938)