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January 29, 2015
Sports
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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders earn region win; Raiders fall to Chattahoochee
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball programs hosted Chattahoochee High School’s Cougars Friday in a region rematch that resulted in a victory for the Lady Raiders and a loss for the ...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider baseball to host Diamond Day
Habersham Central High School’s baseball program is set to host its first Diamond Day Feb. 14 at Raider Park at Wilbanks Middle School. The event will begin at 9 a.m. as the varsity Raiders hold a ...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont baseball selected to finish third in USA South Conference play
The USA South Conference announced Wednesday that Piedmont College’s baseball program has been tabbed to take the third spot in the 2015 USA South Baseball Coaches Preseason Poll. The poll is voted...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestlers split matches with Madison, Jackson counties
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestling team split matches with Madison County and Jackson County high schools Tuesday in Jefferson. First, the Raiders took the mat against the Red Raider...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions riding 4-game streak
Piedmont College’s men’s basketball team is sitting on a four-game winning streak after a pair of home USA South victories over Greensboro College and Methodist University over the weekend. Friday,...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court Raiders split with Alpharetta on Rec Night
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams hosted Alpharetta High School Friday for a region matchup between the two sets of Raiders. The teams split victories, with the home team win...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search for head coach ‘still ongoing’ process
A search committee is still looking for a new head football coach for Habersham Central High School, wading through 70 resumes that have poured in from all over the country. Habersham County School...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions earn eighth consecutive victory Sunday
Piedmont College’s women’s basketball team is streaking once more. The Lady Lions (13-1, 6-0) picked up their seventh and eighth consecutive wins Friday and Sunday with victories over USA South Con...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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TFS swimmers qualify for State Swim Meet
The Tallulah Falls School varsity men’s relay team achieved a Georgia high school state qualifying time in the 200-yard freestyle relay event at a Jan. 10 swim meet in Gainesville. Juniors John Luk...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Dzik stepping down as Piedmont AD
Piedmont College’s director of intercollegiate athletics has announced he will step down June 30. John Dzik took the position in April 2005 during the school’s transition from the National Associat...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner brings USATF XC championship to Habersham
Clarkesville resident David Turner has raced around the nation and seen success in the world of cross country, most recently setting a state record and winning a national championship. The 75-year-...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions walked over Agnes Scott Scotties with offensive second half
Piedmont College’s women’s basketball team took care of the Agnes Scott College Scotties with a 34-point, 91-57 victory Tuesday in an out-of-conference clash. Agnes Scott opened the game with its l...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Forsyth Wolverines claw past court Raiders
Habersham Central High School hosted West Forsyth High School Tuesday for a rematch between the schools’ varsity basketball teams. The visiting team swept both games over the Raiders in the 6-AAAAA...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling splits with Towns Co., Murphy
Habersham Central High School wrestlers split wins between Towns County and Murphy (N.C.) Tuesday in Hiawassee. The Raiders first faced the hosting Towns County Indians, matches that resulted in a ...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider wrestling posts 2-2 record at Area Duals
Habersham Central High School’s wrestlers traveled to Chattahoochee High School Saturday for the Area Duals tournament, where they posted a 2-2 record. After entering the tournament seeded seventh,...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community’s support of son’s journey humbles Wheelers
Demorest native Ian Wheeler participated in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship game Monday night in Arlington, Texas, as the punter for the University of Oregon. In the s...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wheeler, Ducks upset in national title game
The University of Oregon Ducks fell to the Ohio State University Buckeyes 42-20 in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship game Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Habersham Cen...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball Raiders split games with Johns Creek
Habersham Central High School’s basketball programs traveled to Johns Creek Friday night to take on the Johns Creek High School Gladiators, with the Lady Raiders picking up another region win. The ...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallejo plays hero in Lions 2-point win
Freshman Justin Vallejo sent Piedmont College’s men’s basketball team off the court with a win Tuesday with a tip-in with just 1.4 seconds left to complete a second-half rally ending in the two-poi...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights win battle with HCHS Raiders
Habersham Central High School basketball notched another pair of losses Tuesday night as the varsity squads fell to Centennial High School in the Raiders’ second region game since the Christmas bre...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wheeler, Ducks win Rose Bowl, heading to CFP Championship Game
Ian Wheeler, punter for the University of Oregon Ducks, is representing Habersham Central High School and Habersham County at the highest level of NCAA football as the Ducks progress to the first-e...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders dominate Murray on the mat
Habersham Central High School’s wrestlers dominated Murray County High School Tuesday in Mt. Airy as they picked up 10 victories by pin in 12 matches to win 60-18. The night started off under some ...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lambert basketball wrangles victory away from Raiders
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams played host to the Lambert High School Longhorns Saturday, losing both games, as region play began for the second half of the season. The La...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders win Apple Classic Christmas tourney over Pendleton, Raiders take third
Habersham Central High School’s varsity Lady Raiders basketball team won the championship game of the Apple Classic Christmas tournament Wednedsday, Dec. 31, 2014. The Raiders won the game precedin...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider wrestling places fourth at Clarke Central Gladiator Duals
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestlers took home a fourth-place trophy from Athens Saturday as they finished with a 3-1 record in the Gladiator Duals tournament hosted by Clarke Central ...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community input requested in search for new head coach
The committee looking for a new head football coach for Habersham Central High School wants your comments. Former Raider head football coach Michael Pollock resigned Nov. 13, 2014, after coaching f...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hosts hold Raiders out of championship
Habersham Central High School’s varsity Raider basketball team will play for third place in the Apple Classic Christmas Tournament after winning their first-round matchup with Swain County High Sch...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling with adversity: A senior year marred by accident - Corneck dealing with supporting former teammates from the stands
As the 2014-15 school year approached, seniors Austin Corneck and Chance Mariotti were preparing for their final year together, leading Habersham Central High School’s wrestling program. A coaching...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders advance to championship in tourney
Habersham Central High School’s varsity Lady Raider basketball team picked up a pair of victories Monday and Tuesday to advance to Wednesday’s championship game of the Apple Classic Christmas Tourn...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014: The year that was in Habersham County sports
BY ZACK MYERS With the calendar flipping from 2014 to 2015, the year has brought many things, from state champions to school records, a coaching vacancy to a football victory, all of which bear a l...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 wrestlers place at Arrowhead Classic
Five Habersham County wrestlers placed Saturday in the Arrowhead Classic tournament at Stephens County High School. But because of various injuries and other reasons, Habersham Central High School ...
Dec 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling with adversity: A senior year marred by accident
MARIOTTI CARRYING WEIGHT OF LEADERSHIP ROLE AFTER TEAMMATE FALLS TO INJURY As the 2014-15 school year approached, seniors Austin Corneck and Chance Mariotti were preparing for their final year toge...
Dec 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions fall to tournament host
Piedmont College dropped a 94-78 decision on the court Sunday at the Rotary Classic to tournament host Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. The Lions (4-5) trailed for a vast majority of the first ...
Dec 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court Raiders split with Titans
Friday marked the beginning of the Christmas break for Habersham County schools, but it also began two days of the final competition before the holiday for Habersham Central High School’s varsity b...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jones wins Iron Man at UGA football banquet
University of Georgia walk-on Jesse Jones has received the Iron Man Award. The presentation was made at the UGA football banquet Dec. 13. The Iron Man Award, according to its inscription, is “award...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity basketball sweeps rival Indians
Saturday night was rivalry night at Habersham Central High School as the court version of the Battle of Currahee took place in Mt. Airy with the home team sweeping the varsity rounds. Lady Raiders ...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search for head coach continues as interviews begin
Habersham Central High School is in the midst of a search to find the next head coach of the football program with an increasing pool of applicants. “We’ve got a pool of about 75 people at this poi...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy wins WABDL World Championship
Joey Murphy has picked up his eighth world championship in the World Association of Benchers and Dead Lifters in a championship event at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mur...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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