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April 19, 2015
Sports
Diamond Raiders fall to Madison Co., Chestatee
Habersham Central High School’s baseball team has gotten its 2015 season underway and, after dropping a pair of games on its opening day, has fallen to 0-4 earlier this week. Monday, the Raiders fe...
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Soccer Raiders take a late tumble to Central Gwinnett
Habersham Central High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team played only its second game of the season Saturday, its first since Feb. 13, in Lawrenceville at Central Gwinnett High School, which saw th...
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Baseball drops a pair on ‘Opening Day’
Habersham Central High School’s baseball team has been itching to get started on its 2015 season, but two weeks of winter weather delayed Opening Day and three other varsity baseball games. Saturda...
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Loudermilk Field to host NCAA Regional for second-straight season
One year removed from hosting a six-team baseball playoff in the NCAA’s 2014 Division-III National Tournament, Piedmont College’s Loudermilk Field will once again be showcased in 2015 as a repeat h...
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Cunningham to local businesses: Contact me before agreeing to advertising with outside companies
Habersham County Athletic Director Geep Cunningham is asking local businesses to contact him before agreeing to any advertising offered by outside companies to be distributed at school athletic eve...
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Riders brave ice, wind for Assault on Mt. Currahee
Habersham County served as a starting and finishing spot for a 34-mile bicycle race Saturday, which mapped its midway point at the top of Currahee Mountain in Stephens County. The Assault on Mount ...
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Sports take a snow-day hiatus in Habersham
Habersham County sports have been in a near lockdown state since Feb. 13 after both soccer teams pulled out 1-0 victories over Johnson High School in their home openers. Frozen weather from freezin...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barrett among 5 PC Lions’ basketball players named All-Conference
Habersham Central High School alumna Brianna Barrett was one of five Piedmont College basketball players named to the USA South Athletic Conference All-Conference list Tuesday according to a releas...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions cut down Eagles; Lions fall short to Toccoa Falls
Piedmont College played its final basketball games of the 2014-15 regular season Saturday at Cave Arena as the Lions hosted Toccoa Falls College to celebrate the seniors. The Lady Lions took care o...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet and greet leaves impression on parents, Harrison
Habersham Central High School hosted a meet and greet session Sunday for parents and community members to meet and welcome new head football coach Benji Harrison to the school and community. The ev...
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Coan sets American swimming record
Clarkesville native McKenzie Coan has had a record-breaking freshman year at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland as she set the 1,000-yard freestyle record for the second time this se...
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Lions complete sweep of Maryville; Lady Lions fall to 18th ranked Scots
Piedmont College’s basketball teams made the trek north to Maryville, Tennessee, for their final USA South Conference games of the 2014-15 regular season. The Lions completed the season sweep of th...
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5 consecutive goals sink Lions’ lacrosse
The Piedmont College men’s lacrosse team fell to hosting Birmingham-Southern College, dropping an 8-6 road decision Wednesday bringing its record to 1-2 overall. Goals by five different Lions were ...
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Barrett’s double-double helps PC score 2-point win over Huntingdon
The Piedmont College women’s basketball team took care of visiting Huntingdon College Sunday in Cave Arena winning 79-77 for another USA South conference win, their 11th of the season and 18th over...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity soccer opens 2015 with pair of victories over Johnson
Habersham Central High School opened up its varsity soccer home schedules with wins as the Johnson High School Knights traveled to Mt. Airy for the non-region affair on a cold Friday night. Both th...
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Burpee takes third at GHSA Wrestling State Championships; Jarrard falls 2-1
Habersham Central High School sophomore Andrew Burpee made the podium for the second-consecutive season at the Georgia High School Association Wrestling State Championships over the weekend in Maco...
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HCHS alum Parker sets school record for Lions’ track and field
Habersham Central High School alumnus Cody Parker set a Piedmont College men’s track and field record as the team traveled to Sewanee: the University of the South for the Tiger Indoor Invitational ...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity basketball falls short in Round 2
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams saw their seasons come to a close earlier this week as the Lady Raiders dropped a 60-40 contest to North Forsyth High School Tuesday and the...
Feb 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallulah Falls swimmers shine at state
Tallulah Falls School swimmers turned in a strong performance at the Georgia High School Association State Championship Swim Meet Feb. 6-7 as they competed against 125 teams representing public and...
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McCoy to represent UGA in PGA TOUR Northern Trust Open event
University of Georgia golfer and 2012 Habersham Central High School graduate Lee McCoy will represent the red and black in an inaugural event for the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Monday....
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Harrison meets with team, tells class of 2016: ‘You’re going to be that class everybody remembers’
New Habersham Central High School football coach Benji Harrison’s first order of business Wednesday, to no surprise, was to meet with the players who will be following his lead next fall. His first...
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PC women’s basketball defeats Covenant; men fall to USA South foes
Piedmont College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Lookout Mountain Wednesday and returned to Demorest with split decisions against Covenant College. The Lady Lions picked up a USA S...
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Wrestlers Burpee, Jarrard move on to State Championships
Habersham Central High School wrestlers Andrew Burpee and Slade Jarrard are on their way to the Georgia High School Association Wrestling State Championships after both placed in the top eight wres...
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Georgia Twisters gymnastics continue tearing up the competition
Habersham County’s gymnasts, the North Georgia Twisters, had another successful meet as they swept the medal podium at the Heart of Gold Invitational in Villa Rica Feb. 7-8. All told, the group bro...
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Harrison ready to right Raiders’ gridiron ship
Monday, Feb. 9, ushered in a new era for Habersham Central High School football. That’s when with the board of education approved Benji Harrison as new head coach of the Raiders. “I was really exci...
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders win in overtime, Raiders pull upset in region tourney
Monday opened up the Region 6-AAAAAA basketball tournament at Chattahoochee High School, and Habersham Central High School’s varsity teams had no plans of ending their seasons in Round 1 play-in ga...
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Raiders lose joust with Knights on Senior Night
Habersham Central High School celebrated its nine senior basketball players Friday night as the varsity teams took on Centennial High School’s Knights and lost both contests. The Raiders came out o...
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TFS swimmers prepare for state stage
Thursday marks the beginning of the 2014-15 Georgia High School Association Swimming and Diving State Championship held at Georgia Tech’s recreation center. Friday morning, six swimmers from Tallul...
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Dr. Stuart Sanders serves as Team USA physician in Sweden
While the synchronized figure skaters for Team USA were on the ice competing last month for the Leon Lurje Trophy in Gothenburg, Sweden, Dr. Stuart Sanders of Clarkesville was standing nearby ready...
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Raiders nearly wrangle win against Longhorns
Habersham Central High School’s Raiders nearly pulled off a big upset Tuesday night in Suwanee as they took the No. 2 team in the region to the wire, falling by only three points to Lambert High Sc...
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Wrestlers Burpee, Jarrard, Rodriguez, Purdee move past Area Tournament
Habersham Central High School’s varsity and junior varsity wrestling teams took part in the 2014-15 Area 6-AAAAAA Tournament last weekend, with varsity athletes looking to move past the first step ...
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Lady Lions picked second by league lacrosse coaches
Piedmont College’s women’s lacrosse team has been selected to finish the 2015 season in second, according to the USA South Athletic Conference coaches. The league released its 2015 preseason coache...
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Men snap 3-game skid on Gaines’ buzzer-beater; Lady Lions’ bid to upset No. 18 Scots falls short
Piedmont College’s women’s basketball team faced a tough task Saturday as it played host to the Maryville College Scots – ranked No. 18 in the USA Today Coaches Poll – but couldn’t complete the ups...
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Lady Raiders escape Titans, Raiders drop another road game
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams seem to have a familiar storyline for the 2014-15 season: splitting games at home and away. Friday night, the teams took on Northview High S...
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Lady Lions get back on winning track, men’s team drops matchup to Convenant
Piedmont College’s basketball programs were both on winning streaks until last weekend’s match ups with Ferrum College Jan. 23, which saw the men’s and women’s teams fall to the conference opponent...
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twisters gymnastics tears up Sterling Classic
The North Georgia Twisters brought home several individual, all-around and team titles from the Sterling Classic gymnastics meet in Buford Jan. 24-25. Annabelle Jackson led the way in the Level 1 j...
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Piedmont Lady Lions picked to defend USA South conference softball title
Piedmont College’s softball players are set to defend their USA South Athletic Conference title this year, and the 13 head coaches of the league expect them to succeed, according to Wednesday’s rel...
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS basketball drops games against Raiders
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams suffered defeats Tuesday as they traveled to Cumming to face North Forsyth High School. The meeting between the two sets of Lady Raiders too...
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS swimming holds Senior Day
Habersham Central High School’s swim team defeated Tallulah Falls School and Union County High School Saturday as it held its annual Senior Day at the last home meet of the season to honor its seni...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider wrestling splits on Senior Night, dominates Raider Round Robin Duals
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestlers won three of four matches between Friday’s Senior Night celebration and Saturday’s Habersham-hosted tournament. Preceding Friday night’s action aga...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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