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April 20, 2014
Sports
Long to play at Shorter University
Habersham Central senior Jonathan Long took a big step toward his future Wednesday afternoon, signing a national letter of intent to play football at Shorter College. Long was one of hundreds of hi...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interviews begin in HCHS coaching search
The process of hiring a new football coach is under way at Habersham Central. HCHS principal Jim Van Hooser said Wednesday the school has begun interviewing candidates to replace former head coach ...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trotman wins 170-pound title
Habersham Central senior Jeremy Trotman captured the 7-AAAAAA Area 170-pound title Saturday afternoon in Norcross. Trotman posted a 3-0 record to become the first HCHS athlete or team to win a regi...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search for new coach under way
Habersham Central officials have begun the process of finding a new football coach. Stuart Cunningham, who has been the Raiders' head coach the past four seasons, resigned last week. Given that spr...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Bowl next step to NFL for King
Tavarres King became one of Habersham Central's greatest football players during his prep career during the mid-2000's. King went on to become a standout player at the University of Georgia and end...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC trio earn spots on All-Region team
A trio of Habersham Central football players are members of the 7-AAAAAA All-Region squad. Brandt Rineheart and Jonathan Long were named to the second team offensive unit, while Ian Wheeler made th...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archer wins Sham Slam VII title
Habersham Central's annual regular season wrestling tournament has grown into one of the biggest and best in the state of Georgia. This year's version, Sham Slam VII, raised the bar even higher. Th...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilbanks beats North in girls’ finals
Habersham County dominated the girls’ side of the Northeast Georgia Mountain League’s seventh-grade basketball tournament. Wilbanks capped off a perfect season with a 35-22 win over North Habersham...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Habersham teams advance to NGML semifinals
When the semifinals of the North Georgia Mountain League basketball tournament tip off today in Dahlonega, Habersham County will have three teams in the hunt for seventh-grade middle school titles....
Jan 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for Sham Slam VII
Sham Slam VII, a traditional-style wrestling tournament, kicks off today at Habersham Central. The event features some of the top teams and competitors from around the state, including three teams ...
Jan 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cunningham steps down at HCHS
Stuart Cunningham grew up as a Habersham Central Raider and for the past 10 years, he's been part of the school's football coaching staff. For six years, he was an assistant coach and for the past ...
Jan 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caudell wins final NEG contest
Wesley Caudell capped off the college football season by winning The Northeast Georgian's final 2012 Pigskin Pickin’ Contest. Caudell, of Cornelia, posted an 11-1 record during the final competitio...
Jan 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham hosts one of state’s top regular season tourneys next week
Next week, some of the top wrestlers and teams will invade Habersham Central for Sham Slam VII. Over the past six years, the traditional-style tournament has grown into one of the state's top regul...
Jan 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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USA Wrestling program offers youth a chance to learn fundamentals of sport
A group of youngsters is getting a chance to learn the fundamentals of wrestling. Team Sham Slam, a USA Wrestling program, is in the middle of its second season. The team is open to ages 5-14, and ...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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MS teams closing in on tourney
The regular season is almost complete for Habersham County's middle school basketball teams. All 12 of the county's teams wrap up the regular season this week before turning their attention to the ...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC returns to court with 7-AAAAAA split
Habersham Central kicked off the 2013 portion of the high school basketball schedule with a doubleheader Friday night against Meadowcreek in a 7-AAAAAA matchup in Norcross. The Lady Raiders picked ...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders compete at Area Duals
Habersham Central posted a 1-2 record during the 7-AAAAAA Area Duals Saturday in Duluth. Collins Hill won its eighth straight area duals title, beating North Gwinnett 43-18 in the finals. Both Coll...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont cancels men’s basketball season
The 2012-13 season is over for the Piedmont College men’s basketball team. On Friday, PC Director of Athletics John Dzik announced the remainder of season has been cancelled, effective immediately....
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders sweep WCON tourney games, Raiders split with North Hall, Banks County
Habersham Central won three of four games during the annual WCON Holiday Classic Thursday and Friday on the HCHS campus. The Lady Raiders swept a pair of games during the event, while the Raiders s...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trotman rolls to Hook' Em Clash title
After a day and a half of wrestling competition, it took less than 40 seconds for Habersham Central's Jeremy Trotman to become a Hook' Em Holiday Clash champion. Trotman picked up the tournament ti...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin wins Coal Mountain title
Habersham Central’s wrestling team got the Christmas break off to a good start with a solid performance at the Coal Mountain Classic last Saturday in Cumming. HCHS senior Sam Martin brought home an...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC football players honored
The Habersham Central football program recently held its annual season-ending banquet to recognize the freshman, junior varsity and varsity squads For the varsity team, senior Brandt Rineheart was ...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders split Classic games with Warriors, Titans
Habersham Central split a pair of games in the Piedmont College Holiday Classic to claim third place in the boys' division. The Raiders (3-8) knocked off North Oconee Friday afternoon in the consol...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS wins Piedmont College Holiday Classic girls’ title
Over the past few years, Habersham Central and North Oconee have had some close, physical battles on the basketball court. Nothing changed as the two girls’ teams met Friday night in the championsh...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCMS wrestling team 10-0 in dual matches
The Habersham County middle school wrestling team might not be ready to take a holiday break considering how well the team is currently performing. The Raiders protected their perfect duals match s...
Dec 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HNGA teams start season
The basketball season is off and running for both Habersham Ninth Grade Academy teams. On the boys' side, the Raiders, coached by Matt Huff, are 3-5 so far this season. After starting the season 1-...
Dec 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilbanks’ girls teams still unbeaten; North, South squads pick up victories
With the Christmas break just around the corner, the Habersham County middle school girls' basketball teams have been busy on the court. Wilbanks Both of the Wilbanks Lady Patriots squads are undef...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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MS boys' teams record multiple wins
It's been a hectic few weeks for the the county's six middle school boys' basketball teams. All of the teams wrap up their pre-Christmas portion of the schedule next week before the holiday break b...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders get first 7-AAAAAA win, Lady Raiders drop close decision
The Habersham Central Raiders broke into the 7-AAAAAA win column Tuesday night for the first time this season, knocking off Mountain View 47-46 in Lawrenceville. The Raiders improved to 2-5 overall...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local runners shine at USATF championships
A pair of local runners took part in the USA Track & Field Cross County Club Nationals in last weekend. Charlie Patterson and David Turner were among 71 members of the Atlanta Track Club that compe...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC wrestlers post wins
Habersham Central got the 2012-13 wrestling season under way last week. The Raiders competed in the Mustang Duals last weekend at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross. The Raiders posted a 3-2 recor...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Raiders on 7-AAAAAA All-Region team
A trio of Habersham Central softball players have been named to the 7-AAAAAA All-Region team. HCHS' Kenzie Fleming, Kylie Stephens and Georgia Webb are among 21 players honored by the region coache...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gerrin picks Georgia State
Haley Gerrin has put together a stellar athletic career at Habersham Central over the past four years, playing a leading role for both the Lady Raiders’ basketball and volleyball teams. Gerrin’s pr...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS basketball teams split region openers
The Habersham Central Lady Raider basketball team started the season on a winning note Tuesday night in Norcross with a 44-38 victory over Peachtree Ridge. The season-opener was also HCHS' first ma...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham middle school team wins Trojan Duals wrestling title
The Habersham County middle school wrestling battled their way to the team title at the Trojan Duals last weekend at North Hall High School in Clermont. The Raiders posted a 5-0 record during the t...
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDuffie, Ridlehoover to enter Raider Hall of Fame
The Habersham Central Basketball Hall of Fame will add two new members next month. Kelly McDuffie and Michael Ridlehoover were recently selected as the members of the 2012 Class by the Hall of Fame...
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham wrestling team preps for Meadowcreek Duals
Just two weeks after wrapping up a tough and frustrating year on the football field, Habersham Central’s Stuart Cunningham now turns his full attention to the Raiders’ wrestling team. Cunningham is...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UGA back in national title hunt
The Georgia Bulldogs are back in the hunt for a national title. Just a week after locking up a spot in the SEC Championship game, the Bulldogs moved into the race for the national title thanks to a...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham scrimmages Lions; eyes start of the regular season
Habersham Central is just more than a week away from opening its first basketball season in the state’s largest classification. On Tuesday, both HCHS varsity squads got in some preseason work by sc...
Nov 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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MS basketball season under way
Basketball season is in full swing for the county’s six middle school teams. North Habersham, South Habersham and Wilbanks all tipped off the season over the past week. North Habersham On the girls...
Nov 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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