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August 29, 2015
Sports
HCHS hosting county-wide pep rally
Habersham Central High School is hosting a county-wide pep rally Thursday, Aug. 27 at Raider Stadium in Mt. Airy. Estimated start time for the pep rally will be 7:30 p.m. and it will follow a junio...
Aug 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball splits for first loss of season
Habersham Central High School’s varsity volleyball team suffered its first loss Tuesday with a 2-0 defeat by Jefferson High School before sweeping Winder-Barrow High School in Jefferson. The Lady R...
Aug 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders continue to roll
Habersham Central High School’s varsity volleyball team continued its young, unbeaten season Thursday as it traveled to Dahlonega and defeated Lumpkin County and Johnson high schools. With the two ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Big 44’ class approved by Georgia High School Association
In its fall executive committee meeting Monday, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) all but changed the landscape of high school sports in the state with the adoption of a new classification...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball stumbles against Longhorns
Habersham Central High School’s varsity softball squad hosted Lambert High School Thursday, but ended up falling to the visitors 8-3 with a five-run inning contributing to the loss. The game was th...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rough start impedes Raiders’ success vs. Indians in scrimmage
Habersham Central High School’s varsity football team traveled to Toccoa Friday for a gridiron scrimmage with Stephens County High School, which ended in favor of the home team. The Indians trounce...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity softball splits with Centennial, Union County
Habersham Central High School’s varsity softball team opened up region play Tuesday with a victory over Centennial High School and dropped back to .500 Wednesday with a loss to non-region opponent ...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders prepared for Stephens Co. scrimmage
Habersham Central High School is geared up and ready to face Stephens County High School tonight in a preseason scrimmage game to get a sense of where the team is two weeks ahead of the Raiders’ op...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball Lady Raiders start season with victories
Habersham Central High School’s varsity volleyball squad kicked off its 2015 season with a pair of wins Tuesday as it defeated Pinecrest Academy and West Hall High School in Oakwood. The Lady Raide...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV volleyball splits opening matches
Habersham Central High School’s junior varsity volleyball team split its 2015 opening matches with Pinecrest Academy and West Hall High School Tuesday in Oakwood. The Lady Raiders opened their seas...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jenkins garners honor court distinction
Just a day after Piedmont College’s men’s basketball team earning the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2014-15 Team Academic Excellence Award, men’s basketball player Jessie Jenkin...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders split opening games of 2015 softball season
Habersham Central High School’s varsity softball team’s season is underway after opening with a pair of games in the Lanier Point Tournament Friday and Saturday against Gilmer County and West Hall ...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free, Moody receive QDMA class donations
In July, the Georgia Foothills Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association donated QDMA in the Classroom memberships to two Habersham County teachers. In addition to the memberships, agricult...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball Lady Raiders prepare to step in the box
Habersham Central High School is now back full of kids as the school system sent students back to the classroom this morning and with a new school year comes a new sports year. As fall sports begin...
Aug 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball Raiders prepare to serve up new season
Habersham Central High School’s varsity volleyball team is gearing up for the start of a new campaign in 2015, which will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Oakwood. Head Coach Lindsay Herrin will begin he...
Aug 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Football suits up after acclimation period
Habersham Central High School experienced its first fully-padded practice Monday after the required five days of an acclimation period during last week’s “official” start to the football season. Mo...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions earn Academic Excellence Award for second-consecutive season
With a show of success in the classroom, the Piedmont College men’s basketball team earned the 2014-15 Team Academic Excellence Award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), acc...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keene, Navarette, Van Hooser shine at Five Star camp
Three Tallulah Falls School men’s basketball players recently participated in Five Star Basketball Camp in Orlando, Florida, which is one of the most respected summer camps for potential college pr...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellison named to Manning Award list
Habersham Central High School alumnus and current Georgia Southern University quarterback Kevin Ellison has been named to the Manning Award watch list, which was announced by the Allstate Sugar Bow...
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Players ‘excited to strap it on and play’ in 2015
Habersham Central High School’s football team is still two weeks from its preseason scrimmage against Stephens County High School and four weeks from teeing it up in Raider Stadium against Rabun Co...
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swimmers represent county well at state
Swimmers from Habersham County’s two swim teams, the Rapids and Hurricanes, brought home a total of 43 medals from the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) Class B/C State Meet July 17-1...
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rowe wins GNSCS Summer Classic, Athens City Junior Championship
Jack Rowe, a 9-year-old golfer from Clarkesville, won the 9-10-year-old division of the Georgia Neurological Surgery and Comprehensive Spine (GNSCS) Summer Classic tournament on the Athens Area Jun...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ring of Honor inducts 4 new members, Black wins Jimmy Williams Courage Award
Habersham County’s football hall of fame, known as the Ring of Honor, inducted four new members to its fraternity Friday with its annual induction ceremony and golf tournament at Apple Mountain Gol...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Football season is officially here: Raiders kick off season with mandatory acclimation days
Habersham Central High School football season is back in the swing of things after kicking off the season Monday on the first “official” day of practice in the state of Georgia. Monday wasn’t a ful...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coan, relay team take silver medal in IPC World Championships
McKenzie Coan is now an internationally-decorated athlete after pulling off a silver medal win at the International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland last week....
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider football hosts 7 schools for camp
Habersham Central High School hosted seven schools Wednesday and Thursday for a two-day, padded football camp to get extra team work put in against other teams just before the official start of foo...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy wins silver in Pan American Games
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy can now add another achievement to his resumé: winning a silver medal. McCoy, along with 20-year-old University of Texas golfer Beau Hossler, represe...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ring of Honor golf tourney
Habersham County’s Football Hall of Fame, known as the Ring of Honor, has its annual golf tournament coming up Friday, July 24, to honor its 2015 Hall of Fame class. Inductees from the “Habersham C...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coaches name GSU’s Ellison, 5 Eagles preseason All-Sun Belt
Habersham Central High School alumnus Kevin Ellison, along with Matt Breida, Darien Foreman, Jay Ellison, Matt Dobson and Derek Keaton, was named to the preseason All-Sun Belt team in the league’s ...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders 6-1 at West Georgia 7-on-7, camp around the corner
Habersham Central High School’s varsity football team attended a 7-on-7 competition at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton Tuesday, July 7, and came back with a 6-1 record. “I thought it w...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallulah Falls Indians 14-6 in summer play
Tallulah Falls School’s varsity boys’ basketball team had an impressive summer, posting a 14-6 record in competitions against teams from Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky. “For us, it was mo...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunton named Piedmont College men’s lacrosse coach
Tim Dunton was announced as the new Piedmont College men’s lacrosse head coach by PC Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Jim Peeples Friday, July 10, according to a release from the school. Dunto...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major Leaguers tumble against Toccoa
Habersham County Little League’s Major League (11-12-year-old) All-Star baseball team was eliminated from the District 7 tournament Thursday at the hands of Toccoa Little League, who won the contes...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cooper named rec director
Habersham County selected William Kurt Cooper as the finalist for the county’s Parks and Recreation Department Director Friday, July 10, according to a public announcement sent to The Northeast Geo...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soque River Spurs, NWTF sponsor habitat restoration at Lake Russell WMA
The Soque River Spurs, the local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), has sponsored work to be done to restore and maintain wildlife habitat on 75 acres of Lake Russell Wildlife M...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy makes cut at John Deere
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy made his first cut in a PGA TOUR event Friday at the midpoint of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois, with a two-day total of 4-under after Th...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior League All-Stars drop back-to-back games
Habersham County Little League’s Junior League All-Star baseball team dropped back-to-back games to Franklin County Little League and Toccoa Little League to be forced out of the District 7 tournam...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sutton prepared to make offer to new rec director
Habersham County manager Phil Sutton told The Northeast Georgian Wednesday he’s “getting ready to make an offer” to one of two finalists for the county’s parks and recreation director position. “I’...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kelly finishes 25th Peachtree Road Race; Turner finishes 2nd in division
The 2015 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race completed its 46th running Saturday in Atlanta with nearly 90 participants from Habersham County crossing the finish line. Of those finishe...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major League drops to Hart Co.
Habersham County Little League’s Major League All-Star baseball team dropped its first game of the District 7 tournament to Hart County Little League Wednesday in Clarkesville. Habersham was deemed...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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