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November 28, 2014
Sports
District 7 champions: Habersham takes double from Toccoa for district title
Habersham County Little League’s Rookie League baseball team completed its chase of the Georgia District 7 title Saturday following a 12-5 victory over Hart County and back-to-back wins over Toccoa...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steck named Capital One All-American
Piedmont College men’s tennis player Patrick Steck was named a Capital One Academic All-American just weeks after being the first men’s tennis player to be named to the All-District list. The news ...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henderson, 7, living life in the fast lane
Kenneth Henderson, much like any other 7-year-old in Habersham County, enjoys riding his bike, playing with his dog and watching his fair share of television. Unlike many kids his age, Henderson al...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball continues moving toward district title, softball loss prompts District 7 tournament exit
Habersham County Little League still has a team chasing a District 7 title in the Rookie league tournament hosted by Rabun County, after both teams fell Tuesday night and split games Wednesday. Tue...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Little League too much for opening foes
The Habersham County Little League baseball and softball all-stars of the 7- and 8-year-old division used double-digit efforts to defeat their opponents Monday night in Rabun County. Baseball HCLL’...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Elliott enters NASCAR Hall of Fame
When Bill Elliott was voted last week into the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame, Georgia Racing Hall of Fame President Gordon Pirkle wanted to fire up Bill’s siren outside the historic Dawsonville Pool Roo...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sterghos named Triathlon Champion
After several years, and on his fourth attempt, Habersham Central High School alumnus U.S. Army Captain Nicholas Sterghos reached the apex of United States Military athletics in his chosen sport of...
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Bald eagles nesting at record level in Ga.
Bald eagle populations continue to rise in Georgia with 188 nesting territories present in the state in 2014, according to a release from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. A survey of th...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFCA names 4 Lady Lions to All-Atlantic Region list
Senior Brittney Head along with sophomores Laura Carter, Jordin Ellingson and Olivia Duncan were each named to the 2014 All-Atlantic Region team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Head,...
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Fannon, Steck named Academic All-District
Piedmont College’s tennis program garnered two Capital One Academic All-District award honorees as women’s player Ashley Fannon and men’s player Patrick Steck were named to the list of award winner...
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Tokarz named ABCA All-South selection
Piedmont College sophomore pitcher Allen Tokarz was selected as a member of the All-South Region team by the American Baseball Coaches Association. “The beauty of Allen Tokarz on our pitching staff...
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Charles named to All-Tournament Team
Toccoa Falls College senior Dylan Charles completed his senior baseball season with a 6-1 upset victory over Lee University in the 2014 National Christian College Athletic Association National Cham...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Head named Academic All-American
Piedmont College senior softball pitcher Brittney Head was named to the Capital One Academic All-American team Tuesday after helping the Lady Lions achieve a 43-8 school record, regular season and ...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twisters tear through State Championships
Habersham County’s recently acquired gymnastics program completed its 2014 competitive season with 15 state champions named for the North Georgia Twisters. Level 6 State Championships were held Mar...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ad sales to consolidate athletic fundraising
Habersham County School’s athletic department is opening up a new way of selling ads to local businesses in an effort to tie the department together across the county. “We’ll be selling advertiseme...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory soars from NCAA Regional for Division-III Championship in Wisconsin
Emory University emerged from the NCAA Baseball Division-III South Regional tournament, hosted by Piedmont College at Loudermilk Field over the weekend, with a 5-1 record to win the six-team event ...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy, Bulldogs win San Antonio Regional, qualify for NCAA Tourney
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy and the University of Georgia Bulldogs golf team won the San Antonio Regional Tournament Saturday to qualify for the NCAA Championships. The former H...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hood, teammates reel in big win at Bass Pro Shops U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship
Habersham Central High School teacher and women’s basketball Head Coach John Hood, along with teammates Greg Campbell of Macon and Brian Ellenburg from Rabun County, won the $10,000 grand prize for...
May 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallulah Falls names Indians of the Year
Tallulah Falls School has named its 2013-14 Indians of the Year at the spring athletic banquet held recently at the Dillard House, according to a May 14 press release from the schooly. The women’s ...
May 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont's Loudermilk Field plays host to NCAA Regional
Piedmont College has brought NCAA tournament baseball to Habersham County this week as the Lions began hosting the 2014 NCAA baseball Division-III South Regional on Wednesday. The site was announce...
May 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS break records at Georgia Olympics
Habersham Central High School senior Kendell Weeks and Tallulah Falls School juniors Jake Carmack and Caleb Walden, along with TFS sophomores James Davis and Ethen Besier, were all part of new scho...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS spring scrimmage shows promise to coaches
Habersham Central High School held its annual spring football game Saturday to give the community and coaches a glimpse of what the upcoming season will hold for the team. Heading into the game, du...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men's golf falls short in sectionals tourney
Habersham Central High School’s men’s golf team played in the GHSA AAAAAA B sectional tournament Monday and fell short in its attempt to qualify for the state tournament. HCHS took six golfers to t...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gailey, Poulson promoted to offensive, defensive coordinator positions prior to football spring game
As Habersham Central High School prepares to host its annual spring football game, Head Coach Michael Pollock has named new coordinators Tate Gailey and Walt Poulson for the 2014 season. “I worked ...
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Brittney Head named Academic All-District Award winner
Piedmont College senior pitcher Brittney Head was named Capital One Academic All-District award winner, according to a list released by the College Sports Information Directors of America on May 1....
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Weeks leaps into state to finish HCHS career
Habersham Central High School senior Kendell Weeks is participating in the GHSA state track meet this weekend and has been steadily improving his technique as his career has progressed. Weeks moved...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Van Winkle, Grizhebovskaya participate in state track meet
Habersham Central High School senior Aubree Van Winkle and Tallulah Falls School senior Masha Grizhebovskaya competed in the GHSA Girls State Track Championships in their respective classes at Hugh...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooks takes up head wrestling job
Habersham Central High School has found its new head wrestling coach in the shape of its former wrestling coach Morris Brooks. With the departure of Stuart Cunningham, who had a hand in the Raider ...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC baseball gets 5 on All-Conference list
The USA South Conference released its 2014 All-Conference list for baseball April 30, which included five Piedmont College position players. Sophomores Breck Davidson and Allen Tokarz were named to...
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Ring of Honor holds annual tourney, induction ceremony
Habersham County’s football hall of fame, better known as the Ring of Honor, hosted its annual golf tournament to induct its newest members and to hand out the Jimmy Williams Courage Award to a des...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truett-McConnell takes aim at new recreation center
CLEVELAND – Truett-McConnell College is setting its sights on a new student recreation center after the school’s board of trustees unanimously voted to approve a “capital building campaign” March 7...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallulah Falls School names Athletes of the Week
Tallulah Falls School coaches have named their Indian Athletes of the Week for the week of April 14-19. Three athletes were named with the honor. Sarah Edwards of Sautee-Nacoochee was selected as t...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track and Field standout leaping forward to state
Habersham Central High School senior Aubree Van Winkle is pushing forward to make her mark in the history books for HCHS track and field. Van Winkle began participating in track and field in middle...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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TFS middle school track places at state championships
The Tallulah Falls School middle school track team traveled to Lilburn Saturday to compete in the Georgia Middle School Track and Field State Championships, and left with three athletes placing in ...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austin Sprayberry Day celebration successful
Habersham County Little League celebrated one of its past players and highlighted the prevention of childhood leukemia with the hosting of Austin Sprayberry Day at Diamond Memorial Park near Clarke...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS run, throw, jump into state track meet
Habersham Central High School and Tallulah Falls School competed in sectional meets Saturday for their respective class levels, with HCHS sending two and TFS sending five athletes to the state meet...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball ends season at Norcross
Habersham Central High School called it a wrap on its 2014 baseball season with a 10-6 loss despite a four-run home run Friday night against Norcross High School. The Blue Devils stepped up early w...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS boys' golf advances to Sectionals, girls fall short
Habersham Central High School's golf teams played in the Region 7-AAAAAA tournament at Northwood Country Club in Duluth April 19, with the boys filling the fourth spot for the region and the girls ...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duluth Wildcats dampen spirits of Senior Night
Habersham Central High School hosted Duluth High School April 18, as the home team celebrated its senior soccer players and the Wildcats emerged from the rain with a pair of victories. The Lady Rai...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders resist Eagles' foil of Senior Night
Habersham Central High School hosted Collins Hill High School Wednesday night as the Raiders' baseball team celebrated Senior Night with a 5-3 win over the Eagles. Prior to the game, the team honor...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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