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April 25, 2015
Sports
Raiders serve up region tennis win
Habersham Central High School’s boys’ tennis team picked up its first region win of the season with a 3-2 defeat of North Forsyth High School. Wednesday, March 18, the Raiders traveled to Cumming t...
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Offensive struggles continue for Raiders vs. Centennial, North Forsyth
Habersham Central High School’s varsity baseball team is fighting an offensive slump, which spanned three games last week and continued into Tuesday and Wednesday nights’ losses to Centennial and N...
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Little League hits community home run
Habersham County opened its doors to a baseball program in 1997, which has continued to be a staple of the community since its inception 18 years ago. A group of dads in search of a better opportun...
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Men’s soccer earns 3-0 victory over Northview
Habersham Central High School’s varsity men’s soccer team is making a push to get back to the state playoffs this year. A 3-0 victory over Northview High School Friday night will help make its case...
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Opening Day sets exciting tone for 2015 season
A sun-splashed morning served as the backdrop for a slice of Americana straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting, as the Habersham Little League held its 18th Opening Day last weekend at Diamond M...
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Three split $10,000 prize at fundraiser
Three hundred numbers drawn, and in the end, three winners. However, all athletes at Habersham Central High School are the true winners because of funds raised for Habersham County Schools sports p...
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Raiders ground War Eagles; Lady Raiders fall to South Forsyth
Habersham Central High School’s varsity soccer team hosted South Forsyth High School Wednesday for a region match between the two squads, which saw the Raiders take a 3-0 victory and the Lady Raide...
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Blackburn, Oren help Lady Bears set new record
The Truett-McConnell College Lady Bears’ golf team set a new school record as it hit the links earlier this week at The Oaks Golf Course in Covington to compete in the SCAD Atlanta Spring Golf Invi...
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Golf girls beat Hart Co.
Habersham Central High School’s girls’ golf team picked up a win in its first match of the season Tuesday as it took on Hart County High School. The Lady Raiders beat the Lady Bulldogs 151-157 at A...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diamond Raiders earn first season win, first region win on back-to-back nights
Habersham Central High School’s varsity baseball team dropped its first seven games of the season. Tuesday night, that changed with a 6-3 victory over Stephens County High School. Wednesday night, ...
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Raider tennis gets first wins of 2015
Habersham Central High School tennis picked up its first wins of the year Tuesday as both the boys and girls defeated East Hall High School 4-1 in Mt. Airy. The boys picked up singles wins from Joh...
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Lady Raiders trounce Highlands Highlanders
Habersham Central High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team hosted Highlands School of Highlands, North Carolina, Tuesday in a contest which ended 10-2 in favor of the home team. The Lady Raiders pu...
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Gainesville takes Apple Mountain Invitational
Habersham Central High School hosted the Apple Mountain Invitational golf tournament Saturday at Apple Mountain Resort and Golf Club, where a team score of 282 won the event and an individual mark ...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penalty kicks decide clash between Raiders, Red Elephants
Habersham Central High School tied the Gainesville Red Elephants, 1-1, Saturday in a non-region competition at home which, eventually, led the pair to penalty kicks to decide the contest. The Raide...
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HCHS girls’ win Mt. Yonah Invitational; boys take fourth
Habersham Central High School and Tallulah Falls School both participated in their first track meets of the season Saturday as the squads traveled to Cleveland for the Mt. Yonah Invitational, hoste...
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Soccer squads drop home matches to Blue Devils
Habersham Central High School hosted Norcross High School Tuesday for a pair of varsity soccer matches, which saw the Blue Devils leave victorious, 5-1 in the girls’ contest and 2-1 in the boys’. B...
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Webb named Peach Belt Freshman of the Week
Habersham Central High School alumna Georgia Webb was named Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Week Tuesday according to a release from the conference. After graduating from HCHS in 2014, Webb m...
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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