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November 23, 2014
Sports
Pulido speeds toward winner's circle after accident
Many people, after major accidents, are left to question what will never be. After recovering in Atlanta’s Shepherd Center, it took one question for Jose Pulido to take his life on a different trac...
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Grounding the Eagles: South Forsyth High School
Habersham Central High School was sorted into a new region in December 2012 when the Georgia High School Association made its reclassification announcement, outlining the regions for the 2014-16 se...
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Football Raiders go full gear in preparation for 2014, rise to first-day expectations
Aug. 1 marked the first day in the state for high school football teams to suit up in full pads after a five-day acclimation period of wearing a helmet and shorts. Habersham Central High School too...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nicholson going the distance for Team USA in triathlon
Many people learn how to swim as kids. Many also learn how to ride a bike. Nearly everyone runs at some point in their life. For Wyatt Nicholson, the three activities have become a competitive onsl...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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The other Raiders: North Forsyth High School
Habersham Central High School is entering a new region in a few short weeks as the school year gets going and athletics start up again. The reclassification announcement from the Georgia High Schoo...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians announce coaching changes for 2014-15 school year
Tallulah Falls School has announced staff changes in its athletic department for the coming school year. Lowell Hamilton will be joining TFS as an assistant athletic director responsible for athlet...
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Local football prep academy to hold fundraiser luncheon
The North Georgia Sports Academy football program will hold its Kick-off Luncheon at noon Aug. 29. The luncheon will be held in the fellowship hall at Level Grove Baptist Church with former Univers...
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Thrams, Jenkins named to NABC Honors Court
Two Piedmont College basketball players, Aaron Thrams and Jessie Jenkins, have been recognized for their efforts in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic year by the National Association of Bas...
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Soque River Spurs hosting annual banquet
The Soque River Spurs, a local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, will hold its second annual Hunting Heritage Banquet at the Cornelia Community House in Cornelia at 6 p.m. Aug. 21. Th...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders tackle first day with excitement
Friday kicked off the first official day of practice around the state, according to the schedule and ruling of the Georgia High School Association. Despite calling it the first day of practice, coa...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting them off: Northview High School
Habersham Central High School will be entering a new region in a few short weeks come the start of a new school year. The move in regions comes after a reclassification committee for the Georgia Hi...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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County athletic department changes fundraising methods
In an end-of-year report presented to the Habersham County Board of Education July 21, Habersham County Schools Athletic Director Geep Cunningham said the athletic department is “headed in a very g...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finally official: it's gridiron time!
Ladies and gentleman, as of right now, it’s high school football season in Georgia. July 25 marks 2014’s first official day of football practice for schools under the sanctioning of the Georgia Hig...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serving up the new region: Lambert High School
Lambert High School is a new opponent for Habersham Central High School since HCHS changed regions in an announcement made by the Georgia High School Association last December. LHS, which opened fo...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rapids Swim Team cracks Top 10 at GRPA state meet
The Habersham Rapids Swim Team competed in the 2014 Georgia Recreation and Park Association State Swim Meet July 18-19 in Tifton, coming away from the event with ninth place. The team finished with...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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YHC to host Bassmaster College Championship
Young Harris College is expecting to host a record number of people when the 2014 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship returns to the school and Lake Chatuge July 31-Aug. 2. “We...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Entertaining the new region: Johns Creek
Habersham Central High School was planted in Region 6-AAAAAA when the Georgia High School Association announced its new reclassification alignment for the 2014-16 school years in December 2013. Alo...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS softball prepares for tryouts, season
Habersham Central High School softball has been participating in a summer league with surrounding counties to prepare for the upcoming tryouts and fall season. “The whole purpose behind it is to ge...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ringing in a new region: Chattahoochee
The Georgia High School Association made and announced changes to its region alignment last December and, with the announcement, moved Habersham Central High School in the process. For the 2014-16 ...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bringing in the new region: Centennial Knights
With the 2014-15 school year approaching, Habersham Central High School’s athletic programs are preparing for new region opponents. As announced in December 2013, HCHS will be moving into Region 6-...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smart heads Tigers' golf program
Blake Smart, former Habersham Central High School golfer, has been named head coach of the men’s golf program at the University of Memphis, according to a university press release. Tom Bowen, UM’s ...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wood takes run at 2014 World Finals championship
Clarkesville’s Amber Wood is looking to race her way to a world championship over the next week as she competes in the National Barrel Horse Association World Finals in Perry. The 19-year-old, who ...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major League takes aim at District 7 title
Habersham County Little League’s Major League baseball All-Stars began their path to a district title Sunday in Toccoa, acquiring a 2-1 record in the first three games of the tournament. Hart Count...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior League falls in Toccoa matchup
Habersham County Little League’s Junior League All-Stars played in their final game of the 2014 District 7 tournament July 3 in Toccoa with a 15-1 loss to the host team. Toccoa started off the game...
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Senior League All-Stars begin district play in Toccoa
Habersham County Little League’s Senior League All-Stars started playing in the three-team District 7 tournament Saturday in Toccoa against the host team for a shot to face Hart County and remain i...
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Minor League softball falls in championship
Habersham County Little League’s Minor League softball team faced off with Franklin County July 3 in Lavonia for a championship game, which resulted in a 9-0 victory for the host team. Franklin Cou...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Van Hooser named TFS basketball coach
Tallulah Falls School Athletic Director Scott Neal has named Jim Van Hooser as the new head coach of the varsity boys’ basketball team. The action comes on the heels of the resignation of former he...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior League All-Stars start district tournament
Habersham County Little League’s Junior League baseball All-Stars began their quest for a District 7 title Tuesday in Toccoa with a loss to Hart County in a run-ruled affair which ended 22-1. Hart ...
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Minor League marches on in tournament
Habersham County Little League’s Minor League softball All-Stars team continued to make its case for the District 7 title Tuesday and Wednesday, with games against Franklin County and Hart County L...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minor League softball All-Stars win opening pair at District 7 tournament
Habersham County Little League’s Minor League softball All-Stars opened play over the final weekend of June with wins over Toccoa and Rabun County Little Leagues to begin the District 7 tournament ...
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minor League baseball All-Stars make early exit
Habersham County Little League’s Minor League baseball All-Stars began play in the 2014 District 7 Little League tournament with games Sunday and Monday against Toccoa and Franklin County Little Le...
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Dead Week' brings a halt to summer activities
One week. There’s one week every school year where there is nothing going on at any high school in the state, it’s the same one each year and it’s called “dead week.” According to a rule instituted...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New region foes: Alpharetta
As announced last December by the Georgia High School Association, Habersham Central High School made the move from Region 7-AAAAAA to Region 6-AAAAAA, meaning another set of new athletic opponents...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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El Patron wins church league season tournament
The 2014 Habersham County Church League softball season came to a close Saturday after an 18-game tournament finished with El Patron standing atop the bracket and securing the first-place trophy. “...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jenkins named Lions new coach
John Dzik, director of Intercollegiate Athletics for Piedmont College, has announced the new head coach of the cross country and track and field programs with the hire of Jeff Jenkins. The position...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia drownings heightens need for water safety preparedness
With the summer solstice striking over the weekend and Fourth of July celebrations coming up, more people will be out enjoying time in pools, rivers, ponds and lakes in an attempt to beat the heat....
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Collins racing to 2016 Rio Olympic games
REPRINTED COURTESY OF THE PIEDMONT COLLEGE JOURNAL As a sophomore business student at Piedmont College, Stanton Collins’ routine is the same as most students – except for the twice-a-day workouts t...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. World Cup opener sets network records, lights up social media
BY ZACK MYERS For a world of soccer fans, the holy grail of their sport, the 2014 World Cup, began June 12 with host nation Brazil facing Croatia. For casual soccer fans who support the United Stat...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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CASA hosted 'Tee Off for CASA' event
Northeast Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA) held its sixth annual “Tee Off for CASA” event June 3 at The Orchard Golf and Country Club near Clarkesville. The event was a...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rookie League All-Stars' run comes to an end
Habersham County Little League ended its run at a Rookie League Sectionals tournament title Sunday after four games in the event, including the most sectionals wins for Habersham in the tournament....
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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