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August 20, 2014
Sports
Habersham gymnastics continues to land on top
The North Georgia Twisters competed in the Smoky Mountain Classic in Sevierville, Tenn., Feb. 21-23 and came away with high marks. Nearly 900 girls from Texas, Georgia, Ohio, Alabama, South Carolin...
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Burpee named BLITZ 'Wrestler of the Year finalist
Saturday, he became the first wrestling state champion in Habersham Central High School history. Monday, he was presented with balloons, picked up from school in a limo and treated to Chick-fil-A. ...
Feb 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions earn 2nd seed in USA South tournament
The USA South Conference released the seeding for its 2014 USA South Women’s Basketball Tournament Sunday with the finalization of the regular season for its member schools. The Lady Lions of Piedm...
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12U football struck down by HCRD advisory board
The Habersham County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board met in a called session Tuesday to put the issue to rest of whether or not the Habersham County Recreation Department was going to offer 12 ...
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HCHS men's tennis earns wins in 2 of 3 home matches, women get first win on the court
The Habersham Central High School Raiders tennis team hosted Stephens County, Banks County and White County for three straight home matches, including two wins for the men and the first win of the ...
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Lady Raiders get off to strong start, Raiders fall to Gladiators
Habersham Central High School's varsity soccer squads traveled to Athens Feb. 18 to face Clarke Central High School and walked away with a split of the two games as the Lady Raiders showed off the ...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider baseball earns first win in comeback fashion vs. Oconee Co.
The Habersham Central High School Raiders baseball team picked up its first win of the season with a come-from-behind victory Saturday at home over the Oconee Warriors, 11-10. "I'm really proud of ...
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Lady Raiders combine to defeat Indians 18-0
The Habersham Central High School Lady Raiders soccer teams played Stephens County in a Thursday night pairing that sent both the varsity and junior varsity Lady Indians home after big shutout wins...
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STATE CHAMPION: Burpee becomes1st wrestling champion in HCHS history
With a last period guard against a late offensive push from his opponent, freshman Andrew Burpee became the first wrestling state champion in Habersham Central High School history Saturday at Chatt...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stephens County Indians spoil Raider Baseball season-opener with 2-0 decision
Habersham Central High School opened its baseball season Wednesday by hosting Stephens County under the lights at Raider Park, only to fall to the Indians, 2-0. Senior Nick Foster was the starting ...
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Born into baseball
Fielding life from bleachers: a wife's perspective
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Burns earns high conference honors
Habersham Central alumnus and current Oxford College of Emory University sophomore guard Patrick Burns has received multiple honors from the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association. On Tuesday, the...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellingson USA South Pitcher of the Week
The USA South Athletic Conference named Piedmont College sophomore Jordin Ellingson its Pitcher of the Week, according to a press release from the conference Monday. This is the conference's first ...
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Habersham Central tennis opens season against Franklin County
Habersham Central High School’s tennis squad is officially underway in its 2014 season after a split with the Franklin County Lions Monday. The Lady Lions were a tough match for the Lady Raiders, w...
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GHSA facing scrutiny from General Assembly
Two bills under consideration by the Georgia General Assembly are related to the Georgia High School Association. According to District 28 State Rep. Dan Gasaway, Senate Bill 343 would change the g...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions have 4 teams open seasons; basketball, baseball continue seasons at Piedmont College
Piedmont College basketball is in the home stretch of the 2013-14 season, as the Lions' athletic department just got a lot more lively with softball, women's lacrosse, and women's and men's tennis ...
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HCHS basketball teams fall in region playoffs
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams met the end of the road on their 2013-14 seasons Monday night as both faced the No. 1 seeds from their playoff brackets and lost. Lady Raide...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont's Lady Lions rout Scots for 8th conference win
The Piedmont College Lady Lions basketball team earned its eighth win of the season with an 82-53 victory over USA South foe Covenant College Monday. The Lady Lions held the Scots to just 23 points...
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer faces Flowery Branch in scrimmage
Habersham Central High School’s varsity soccer teams began their seasons Feb. 6 by splitting scrimmage games with Flowery Branch. The Lady Falcons jumped out to a quick start with a 2-0 lead over t...
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Three TFS Indians compete at GHSA state swim event
Tallulah Falls School had three student-athletes compete at the Georgia High School Association state swim meet over the weekend, one of which made the finals of their events. Savva Ivakin, a fresh...
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Raiders moving to Region 7-AAAAAA tourney
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams hosted two different squads for Region 7-AAAAAA play-in games to determine who would be the eighth team placed in the bracket for the region...
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Burpee, Corneck, Jarrard advance to State tournament
Three Habersham Central High School wrestlers will head to the State Tournament as a result of their performances at the State Sectionals tournament. Freshman Andrew Burpee, junior Austin Corneck, ...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weyrich takes final plunge as a Raider swimmer at State meet
Saturday saw Habersham Central High School senior Scott Weyrich stand on the starting block, eye the water, take the dive and swim his last competitive lap as a Raider swimmer. Rewind four years ag...
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HCHS seniors shine under spotlight of Senior Night
Habersham Central High School's varsity basketball teams hosted Duluth Friday night as a part of their Senior Night celebrations, but the Wildcats ended up celebrating victories following both game...
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Piedmont opens 2014 season with pair of wins
Piedmont College Baseball began its 2014 baseball season with a two-game home series against Guilford College, taking both games from the Quakers. Game One The Lions season opener proved to be a 4-...
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity basketball splits games with Meadowcreek, fall to Blue Devils
The Habersham Central High School varsity basketball teams are finishing up their final week of the regular season before moving on to play-in games for the region tournament on Monday. The first t...
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders sign NLIs on National Signing Day
Every year, the first Wednesday of February is a closely-watched, cult holiday for those who are major followers of college football, as this is the day set aside when their school is finally able ...
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Burpee, Corneck, Knight advance to sectionals
The Habersham Central High School wrestling team competed in the Area Traditional Tournament Saturday, with three Raiders placing high enough to compete in State Sectionals this weekend. To advance...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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TFS, HCHS swimmers prepare for State Meet
Swimmers at Habersham Central High School and Tallulah Falls School are gearing up for the State Swim Meet this weekend. The Raiders have one swimmer competing in the State meet. Senior Scott Weyri...
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Lady Raiders get second region win over Lady Mustangs, Raiders fall in Meadowcreek makeup
Habersham Central High School's varsity basketball teams hosted the Meadowcreek Mustangs Saturday to make up a game that was canceled in early January. The Lady Raiders picked up a second region wi...
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Habersham County Little League gearing up for 2014
Habersham County Little League is ready to get the ball rolling on the start of the 2014 season with the announcements of important dates. Observation for the league’s softball and baseball teams w...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCRD to vote on addition of 12U football
Last year, the Habersham County Recreation Department moved away from its traditional in-county football format and joined the North Georgia Youth Football Association. Currently, HCRD is only a me...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC softball picked as preseason favorites
Piedmont College has been named the top contender for the USA South title in softball in the coaches’ preseason poll. Piedmont received 10 of the 13 first-place votes available in the poll, with Fe...
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Twisters score well at Sterling Classic meet
The North Georgia Twisters competed at the Sterling Classic in Buford Jan. 24-25 and nearly swept Levels 1-3. The team won first place in both Level 1 and Level 2 competition. In Level 3, it took h...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders split games with familiar foe
Saturday afternoon basketball returned to the Habersham Central High School gymnasium for the first time since Dec. 21, 2013, when the Raider squads took losses at the hands of North Gwinnett. This...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians, Raiders host meets in preparation for State
In back-to-back weeks, Tallulah Falls School hosted meets, followed by Habersham Central High School, in preparation for the state meet in the coming weeks. 'Ahoy Me Hearties' On Friday, Jan. 17, T...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders earn second region win, Lady Raiders fall to Mountain View Bears
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams traveled to Lawrenceville Jan. 24 to take on the Mountain View Bears and split games with the home squad. Lady Raiders The HCHS Lady Raiders...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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HNGA Raiders pick up win over Banks in last game of the season
Monday night the Habersham Ninth Grade Academy Raiders basketball team faced Banks County and pulled out a 55-45 victory in its final game of the season. HNGA was scheduled to travel to Gainesville...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilbanks places 2nd at Mountain League Tournament
Wilbanks Middle School’s eighth-grade boys basketball team found itself living a Cinderella dream on the way to the championship game of the Mountain League Tournament where it lost to White County...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC baseball players honored by Georgia Dugout Club
The Georgia Dugout Club (GADC) held its annual awards ceremony Saturday where three players from Piedmont College’s past and present players were honored. Lions’ senior Josh Bailey was selected as ...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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