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August 27, 2014
Sports
Habersham County Little League gearing up for 2014
Habersham County Little League is ready to get the ball rolling on the start of the 2014 season with the announcements of important dates. Observation for the league’s softball and baseball teams w...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCRD to vote on addition of 12U football
Last year, the Habersham County Recreation Department moved away from its traditional in-county football format and joined the North Georgia Youth Football Association. Currently, HCRD is only a me...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC softball picked as preseason favorites
Piedmont College has been named the top contender for the USA South title in softball in the coaches’ preseason poll. Piedmont received 10 of the 13 first-place votes available in the poll, with Fe...
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Twisters score well at Sterling Classic meet
The North Georgia Twisters competed at the Sterling Classic in Buford Jan. 24-25 and nearly swept Levels 1-3. The team won first place in both Level 1 and Level 2 competition. In Level 3, it took h...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders split games with familiar foe
Saturday afternoon basketball returned to the Habersham Central High School gymnasium for the first time since Dec. 21, 2013, when the Raider squads took losses at the hands of North Gwinnett. This...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians, Raiders host meets in preparation for State
In back-to-back weeks, Tallulah Falls School hosted meets, followed by Habersham Central High School, in preparation for the state meet in the coming weeks. 'Ahoy Me Hearties' On Friday, Jan. 17, T...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders earn second region win, Lady Raiders fall to Mountain View Bears
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams traveled to Lawrenceville Jan. 24 to take on the Mountain View Bears and split games with the home squad. Lady Raiders The HCHS Lady Raiders...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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HNGA Raiders pick up win over Banks in last game of the season
Monday night the Habersham Ninth Grade Academy Raiders basketball team faced Banks County and pulled out a 55-45 victory in its final game of the season. HNGA was scheduled to travel to Gainesville...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilbanks places 2nd at Mountain League Tournament
Wilbanks Middle School’s eighth-grade boys basketball team found itself living a Cinderella dream on the way to the championship game of the Mountain League Tournament where it lost to White County...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC baseball players honored by Georgia Dugout Club
The Georgia Dugout Club (GADC) held its annual awards ceremony Saturday where three players from Piedmont College’s past and present players were honored. Lions’ senior Josh Bailey was selected as ...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenney hired as head coach of TMC Bears
Former Piedmont College volleyball assistant coach Melody Tenney is making a move to Truett-McConnell College as the new head coach of its program. According to an announcement made Wednesday by th...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders, Raiders fall to Mill Creek
The Habersham Central High School varsity basketball teams fell to the Mill Creek Hawks Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders won the tipoff in the first game of the evening, but were unable to hold off ...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions suffer first USA South loss to the Greensboro Pride
The Piedmont Lady Lions basketball team was handed its first USA South loss Sunday against Greensboro College in Greensboro, N.C., by a score of 82-66. Shanita Hampton led the Pride with 22 points ...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archer takes team trophy at Sham Slam VIII; Habersham Central's Burpee, Corneck place at weekend tournament
The Archer Tigers finished on top at Sham Slam VIII with a 307-point total for the two-day tournament, more than 100 points over second place. The Tigers finished with four wrestlers placing first,...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats best rival SHMS Rebels
North Habersham Middle School’s eighth-grade basketball teams traveled to South Habersham to take on the Rebels Thursday night, with the Bobcats coming away victorious. The Lady Bobcats pulled out ...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nine Raiders named All-Region
The Georgia High School Association released the All-Region teams for the 2013 football season and the Habersham Central High School Raiders are well represented on the list, with nine players bein...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders drop double-overtime thriller; Raiders fall to Eagles
The Habersham Central High School Lady Raiders found themselves in a battle with Collins Hill that led to two overtime periods and a 54-49 loss for Habersham. The Lady Raiders led the first two qua...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham County Schools Athletic Department fundraiser to give away $10,000
Soon, you will have the opportunity to help the Habersham County Schools athletic program and possibly win $10,000 by participating in a fundraiser. For the ticket price of $100, the purchaser will...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welcome to Sham Slam VIII
“I think it’s probably one of the best tournaments in the Southeast. We’ve got five, maybe six, nationally-ranked kids and five of the six state champions from last weekend at the [state] duals her...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots sweep Bobcats in Saturday rematch
Wilbanks Middle School hosted North Habersham Middle School Saturday morning for a re-match on the court and took all four games from the Bobcats. To start the action for the day, the Lady Patriots...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sales leads PC to consecutive USA South conference wins, named Rookie of the Week
Habersham Central alumna and current Piedmont College freshman Carly Sales was a huge spark for the Lady Lions in their two games this weekend, leading them to wins, and has been rewarded with conf...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders claim first region win over Lady Lions
The Habersham Central High School Lady Raiders traveled to Suwanee Friday night to pick up their first region win for the 2013-14 season with a 57-52 victory over the Peachtree Ridge Lady Lions. “I...
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Return to Play Act of 2013 targets concussion control
“The culture around concussions needs to change. It’s no longer just, ‘Oh, he got his bell rung.’ Concussions are in the same echelon of strokes and aneurysms.” Those are words from Colton Webber, ...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attitude is everything
The old saying, “Attitude is everything,” rings true when learning new skills, especially when paired with overcoming a visual impairment. Wilbanks Middle School student Cole Brookshire is a sixth ...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV, varsity boys lose at Jackson
The junior varsity and varsity Habersham Central High School Raiders basketball teams were both defeated Friday night after traveling to face the Jackson County Panthers. The Lady Raiders teams did...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham, TFS swim teams compete
The Habersham Raiders and Tallulah Falls School swim teams competed in a meet hosted by Habersham at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville on Friday afternoon. Habersham Habersham Ce...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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2013: Reflecting on a year of Habersham County sports
As 2013 comes to a close, a look back at a year of sports in our county is important. It gives us a chance to revisit trials and look forward to the future; to pay homage to the good and anticipate...
Jan 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twisters sweep top 3 at Jack Frost Invitational
The Habersham County gymnastics program competed in the Jack Frost Invitational in Duluth on Dec. 14-15 and swept the top three levels of competition. The program carries the name of the North Geor...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Year means new fitness resolutions
Habersham County Rec Department, HMC, UGA, lists resources and tips to keep your 'get fit' resolution going
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders place at Coal Mountain Classic
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestling team had four athletes place at the Coal Mountain Classic hosted by North Forsyth on Saturday. Freshman Andrew Burpee was one of four Raider wrestl...
Dec 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB umpire speaks at Rotary meeting
By KIMBERLY BROWN What does it take to be a Major League Baseball umpire? According to Piedmont College alum Marvin Hudson, it takes a lot of hard work, time away from his family and more than a li...
Dec 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beyond the athletes: Glenn Ingram dominates
There are many unsung heroes when it comes to athletics, especially at the high school level. In football, the offensive linemen are hardly ever recognized when it comes to good play. In basketball...
Dec 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS Varsity wrestling beats Stephens in John Smith Mountaineer
The Raiders varsity wrestling team won one of three matches at the John Smith Mountaineer tournament hosted by Lumpkin County Dec. 13. The team lost to Forsyth Central by a team score of 42-27. Sla...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall to Norcross
Habersham Central’s varsity basketball teams came away winless from their Monday night trip to play region foe Norcross. The Lady Raiders were outscored in all four quarters during their 70-28 loss...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS compete in Winter Snow meet
The varsity and middle school swim teams for Habersham County and Tallulah Falls School continue to see success. At the TFS-hosted Winter Snow meet at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center Dec. 14, ...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider swim teams place fourth at North Hall meet
The Habersham Central varsity and middle school swim teams both placed fourth in combined team scores at their respective competition level at the North Hall swim meet, their fourth of the year. HC...
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham wins three of four games over rival Stephens County
HCHS nearly swept rival Stephens County by winning three out of four games played on Friday night in Mt. Airy. The junior varsity girls kicked off the action on the night with a 39-15 victory over ...
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gosnell, Miller post double-doubles against Mountain View Friday night
HCHS hosted Mountain View on Friday night for Teacher Appreciation Night to continue its search for a varsity region win this season. Lady Raiders The Lady Raiders were unable to pull out a win in ...
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Sixth Man' group dons jerseys to support Raider basketball

Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central misses out on first region win at Mill Creek
The Habersham Central Raider basketball teams are still in search of that elusive first region win and Mill Creek paid them no favors Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders faced off with the Lady Hawks o...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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