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September 03, 2015
Sports
Sutton searching for Morris’ successor
Habersham County is losing its Parks and Recreation Director, Fenton Morris, to Jefferson next week and County Manager Phil Sutton is on the lookout for his successor. Sutton, who is in the process...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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King ‘confident’ as minicamp closes
Habersham Central High School alumnus Tavarres King is preparing himself for the preseason schedule in the offseason as he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers closed out organized team activities (OTAs) J...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCLL’s Sandlot team’s all-star run comes to an end
Habersham County Little League’s Sandlot League baseball team took two consecutive contests from Toccoa Little League to win the District 7 title, but the orange and blue team suffered two losses i...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders compete at UGA 7-on-7
Habersham Central High School’s football team took a group of nearly 30 players to Athens Thursday to compete against other schools from around the southeast at a 7-on-7 event hosted by the Univers...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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4 HCRD athletes place at GRPA State Track Meet
Members of the Habersham County Parks and Recreation Department track and field team participated in the Georgia Recreation and Park Association State Meet May 8-9 with four athletes placing in the...
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy qualifies for PGA’s US Open
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy will be making his professional debut this summer, but it’s going to be sooner than expected after he qualified Monday for the PGA TOUR’s U.S. Open. ...
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellison, 9 GSU Eagles make Steele’s Preseason Sun Belt Team
Ten Georgia Southern University Eagles were named to Phil Steele’s Preseason Sun Belt Football Team in Steele’s 2015 College Football Preview, which was released Monday, including Habersham Central...
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Team Farmer wins HCLL Minor League tournament
Habersham County Little League held a seven-team end-of-the-season tournament to determine a postseason champion of the Minor League (9-10-year-old) division. The tournament, which was a single-eli...
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smith wins NEG photo contest
Little League Baseball is a fixture in Habersham County. An annual introduction to America’s Pastime for so many local youth and, this year, it is the subject of the winning photo shot by Holly Smi...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Little League wins first-ever Sandlot District 7 Title
Habersham County Little League has secured the first-ever 9-year old Sandlot District 7 Title after sweeping Toccoa Thursday and Friday in Hartwell after new age rules led to the creation of the le...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison ‘pleased’ with football Raiders’ play in 7-on-7 competition
Habersham Central High School Head Football Coach Benji Harrison said he was impressed with his group after going 4-2 in games at a 7-on-7 tournament hosted Friday by Jefferson High School. “It was...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS baseball takes summer tournament
Habersham Central High School (HCHS) baseball has geared up for the summer and won a summer league tournament hosted at Piedmont College Sunday with a 3-1 record after a 5-4 win over North Hall Hig...
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison ‘proud’ of Raiders’ camp performance
Habersham Central High School Head Football Coach Benji Harrison took nine players to Middle Georgia College to participate in Mike Hodges’ quarterback and wide receiver camp and was pleased with t...
Jun 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy, UGA bounced from national championship
Lee McCoy and the University of Georgia men’s golf team took strides toward the national championship this week before they were knocked out of the running by conference foe Louisiana State Univers...
Jun 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCLL Rookies defeat Rabun Co., fall to Toccoa in tourney
Habersham County Little League’s Rookie League baseball team has been ousted from the 2015 District 7 All-Star Tournament after suffering its second loss of the week to Toccoa Wednesday, but not be...
Jun 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy, UGA fall from lead in final round; survive to match play of national championship
Lee McCoy and the University of Georgia men’s golf team are moving on to the match play portion of the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship after finishing tied for third in stroke play. After w...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roberts victorious in powerlifting competition
Habersham Central High School student Mason Roberts of Demorest fought his way back from a devastating injury to claim the top spot in his first powerlifting competition in May. Roberts, who will b...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Co. Rookie League falls to Franklin Co.
Habersham County Little League’s Rookie League team took a late-inning tumble against Franklin County in the first game of the all-star tournament in Hart County Monday night, falling 10-4. Habersh...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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TFS middle school boys track/field team receives TSC sportsmanship award
The Tallulah Falls School middle school boys track & field team recently was selected by their peers as the recipient of the Tri-State Conference track & field sportsmanship award. “Our desire is t...
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New football coordinators approved by BOE
Habersham Central High School will start off its 2015 football season August 28 under the leadership of a pair of new coordinators, who were approved by the Habersham County Board of Education at i...
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions’ Abby Smith named Capital One Academic All-American
Piedmont College softball player Abby Smith has been named to the Capital One Academic All-American Team, according to a release from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) We...
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS hosting pair of summer wrestling camps
Habersham Central High School will be hosting a summer wrestling camp June 1-2 and June 8-9 for wrestlers in third-12th grades. In the June 1-2 session, the camp will be staffed by Coach Jon Siored...
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Ga. Twisters score at state level
Habersham County’s gymnastics program, the North Georgia Twisters, continue to impress with eight individual state champions and three teams placing in their state meets. With state meets ranging f...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anderson takes his mission into spotlight
Everybody has a dream when they’re little. For some, they want to be an athlete, fireman, policeman, lawyer, doctor or even space shuttle pilot. For Josh Anderson, of Alto, his dream was to hunt. H...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smith, Narducci, Gresham, Thomas honored in postseason
Piedmont College softball player Abby Smith, women’s lacrosse player Lexi Narducci and baseball players Evan Gresham and Josh Thomas have all been lauded by various groups following impressive 2015...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagles take flight from Demorest for second year
Piedmont College played host to the 2015 NCAA Division III Baseball South Regional for the second consecutive season and, for the second time, Emory University won it. The tournament saw six teams ...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy, Bulldogs advance to NCAA Championship
Lee McCoy has led the University of Georgia back to the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship with a top-5 finish in the team’s regional. The Bulldogs traveled to San Diego, California, May ...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Davis vaults into state record books
Tallulah Falls School junior James Davis now holds a new 1A-Private state record in the pole vault after the Georgia Olympics wrapped up Saturday in Jefferson. Davis, who was among five Indians to ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring game closes ‘great spring practice’
If you’re a die-hard Habersham Central High School football fan, the 2015 season unofficially began as soon as the final snap was played last fall. Then, as the April showers started to bring the M...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring Game to bring spring football to a close
Habersham Central High School has spent nine of the last 13 weekdays gearing up to showcase its new systems and schemes under new Head Coach Benji Harrison. Friday night, the anticipation will come...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber golf tournament ‘successful’
Habersham County Chamber of Commerce held a golf tournament May 8 at The Orchard Golf and Country Club. “It was a fundraiser for the chamber,” said Chamber President Judy Taylor. “It did also serve...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anderson named director of basketball operations at Longwood University
Picture this: your dream since you were little was to be a Division I basketball coach in the NCAA. When you go to college, you pick the University of Georgia and on game days you sit just seats aw...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dalton, Loudermilk, Hubley, Black named baseball All-Region
Habersham Central High School has four more athletes to celebrate as Payton Dalton, Steven Loudermilk, Will Hubley and Bennett Black were named to the Region 6-AAAAAA All-Region Baseball Team. Dalt...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neal named Athletic Director of the Year
Tallulah Falls School Athletic Director Scott Neal will have a pair of accolades to add to his tenure with the Indians as he was named Class 1-A and Region 8-A Athletic Director of the Year, accord...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League honors Sprayberry with namesake field at Diamond Memorial
Habersham County Little League held its second annual Austin Sprayberry Day Saturday to honor the late teenager by renaming one of its fields at Diamond Memorial Park. “It’s absolutely amazing that...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayes, Ajibade, Davis place at state track meet
Three Habersham student-athletes placed in the Georgia High School Association Girls’ State Track Championships as Scarlett Mayes, Gaby Abijade and Anna Davis competed at the pinnacle of high schoo...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy having ‘magical year’ for Bulldogs
Lee McCoy has had a record setting, record tying, All-SEC, nationally ranked in the top five kind of year for the University of Georgia golf team. He’s getting ready to play for a national champion...
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackburn named low medalist, MVP for Truett-McConnell golf
Truett-McConnell College (TMC) held its annual athletic awards banquet April 27 in the auditorium on campus. Ashley Blackburn, a Habersham Central High School graduate, won the Most Valuable Player...
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison pleased with Raiders so far
Habersham Central High School has now held spring practice for six days. After its first four days, first-year HCHS Head Coach Benji Harrison said he is pleased with the players’ effort, enthusiasm...
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Survive and advance: Raiders keep championship hopes alive with 2-1 victory over McEachern Indians
Habersham Central High School advanced to the third round of the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAAA Boys State Soccer Tournament Wednesday with a 2-1 victory over McEachern High School. T...
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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