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July 11, 2014
Sports
Raiders open season with new vision
For the past four-and-a- half months, Michael Pollock, Habersham Central’s first-year football coach, has been waiting for Aug. 30 to arrive. Well, the day has come and its time for the Raiders to ...
Aug 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fordyce finishes 13th at NEG Championship meet
Habersham Central opened up the cross country season Saturday with a top 10 and top 15 finish in the varsity division at Northeast Georgia Championships in Athens. The Lady Raiders posted a seventh...
Aug 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders blast Peachtree Ridge
Habersham Central's softball team continued its perfect start to the 2013 season Monday night in Suwanee by knocking off Peachtree Ridge, 11-6. The win was the Lady Raiders' fourth in a row and mov...
Aug 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders post first region win. 10-1
Habersham Central opened the 7-AAAAAA softball schedule with a 10-1 win over Duluth Tuesday in Gwinnett County. The Lady Raiders scored at least one run in the first four innings, opening up a 7-0 ...
Aug 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider runners start season Saturday
Habersham Central hits the ground running tomorrow morning, kicking off the 2013 cross country season at the North Georgia Championships at Athens Christian School. The Raider runners will be part ...
Aug 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth teams kick off season Saturday
The North Georgia Youth Football Association kicks off the 2013 season Saturday. All nine of Habersham County's teams start the season on the road at a variety of venues around north Georiga. The N...
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders get in pre-season work against Hart County
Habersham Central put together a solid performance in the first half of a preseason scrimmage with Hart County Friday night in Mt. Airy, but the Bulldogs took over in the third quarter on the way t...
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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King listed second team on Broncos' depth chart
When the Denver Broncos released their first depth chart of the season last Sunday, Tavarres King got some good news. King, a Habersham Central graduate, is one of five rookies or first-year player...
Aug 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central ready to battle 7-AAAAAA foes
Habersham Central kicks off the high school softball season this weekend at the Ivey Watson Invitational in Gainesville. The tournament games are the first of 26 regular season games on this year's...
Aug 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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NGYFA football rosters set
In less than a month, a group of Habersham County youth football players will kick off the first year in the North Georgia Youth Football Association. The Habersham County Recreation Department mad...
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rapids claim five state titles during GRPA Meet in Tifton
The Habersham Rapids swim team put together a stellar performance at the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association's State Swim Meet last weekend at the Baldwin Drive Aquatic Center in Tifton. The tea...
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pool group sets agenda
A group of more than 20 people has joined forces to support and ensure the future success of the two indoor pools at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center, located near Clarkesville. Habersham Count...
Aug 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders buckle up for contact work
The Habersham Central Raiders began full contact practice early Thursday morning with a spirited workout. “I couldn’t be happier with how things went,” said first year head coach Michael Pollock. “...
Aug 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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BOE hears concussion policy details
Habersham County schools soon will have a concussion management policy for its sports teams. The policy, JGFGB, was presented by Habersham Schools Athletic Director Geep Cunningham and discussed by...
Jul 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders end summer program, kick off start of football practice
High school football season has officially arrived. On Thursday, the Habersham Central Raiders kicked off the start of fall practice with a two-hour workout. Like every other team in the state, the...
Jul 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lama, Team Threat wins title
Catherine Lama, a rising seventh grader at Wilbanks Middle School, is part of a national championship basketball team. Lama, the daughter of Patrick and Melissa Lama of Cornelia, is a member of Tea...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runners prepping for cross country season
In less than a month, the Habersham Central cross country teams will get the 2013 season started, making the program's annual trek to Athens for the North Georgia Championships. This fall, the boys...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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King, Broncos open training camp Thursday
Former Habersham Central great Tavarres King will get his first taste of an NFL training camp Thursday when the Denver Broncos kick off the 2013 campaign with the first of 16 camp workouts at the t...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior League team falls at state tourney
The Habersham Junior League team ran into a juggernaut Monday night during the state tournament in Cartersville. The Habersham squad was knocked out of the state tournament with a 24-0 loss to Ceda...
Jul 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thompson settling in as Raiders' new coordinator
When John Thompson was hired by Habersham Central High School as a teacher and coach this spring, it was a bit of a homecoming. Thompson, the Raiders’ new defensive coordinator, is a graduate of Ga...
Jul 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller qualifies for AMA championships
Brock Miller, a 21-year-old from Clarkesville, is trying to make a name for himself in the motocross world. Miller recently qualified for the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, w...
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Georgia Twisters shine at YMCA nationals
The North Georgia Twisters, a gymnastics team based out of the North Georgia YMCA, recently competed at the YMCA National Championships in Savannah. The team, which is coached by Kaitlin Worthingto...
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olympic hopeful maintains athletics, academics
Water flies at a rapid pace, catapulting upward from each side of the boat. With each swat at the water, a kayaker displays precision, consistency and balance over the scene at Lake Lanier in Gaine...
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League wraps up district tourney play
Three Habersham County Little League teams wrapped up play in District 7 tournaments this week. The county’s 11-12-year-old baseball team finished up the post-season after dropping a 7-3 decision t...
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYCLISTS HONOR FALLEN RIDER
In a tribute to Mike Walker, 66, of Alto, who died June 6, several dozen riders gathered June 11 to remember their friend. The cyclists, who typically ride together Tuesday evenings, called it the ...
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham County Senior League finishes second in district tournament
Habersham County’s Senior League baseball team made a run at the District 7 title but came up just short as Hart County claimed a 2-0 victory in the championship game Tuesday night in Danielsville....
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham wins title, earns spot in state tourney
Total domination. Those two words pretty much describe what the Habersham County Junior League baseball team did on its way to winning the District 7 tournament title. Habersham finished off a perf...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham baseball, softball teams continue chase for district title
The chase for a District 7 title continues this week for several Habersham County Little League baseball and softball teams. Habersham’s Senior League baseball team is 1-1 after the opening weekend...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS athletes attend throwers camp in Marietta
A trio of track athletes from Habersham Central High School recently attended the Throw-1-Deep throwers camp in Marietta. Clay Nelson, Carson Ivester and Aubree Van Winkle competed in the event, al...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCRD teams set for new football league
The Habersham County Recreation Department's final preparations for their first season in the North Georgia Youth Football Association are almost complete. The recreation department made the decisi...
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCLL teams chase four district 7 titles
Habersham County Little League’s Junior League baseball team picked up a big win Monday night in the opening round of the District 7 tournament in Danielsville. Habersham got its offense rolling in...
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
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King getting a feel for the NFL
In April, Tavarres King's life was changed when he was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the NFL draft. Over the past two months, King, a Habersham Central High School graduate, b...
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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LL teams open play
Over the next month, local baseball and softball teams will compete for several District 7 titles. The first two tournaments begin this weekend in Toccoa. Habersham’s 9-10-year-old team begins dist...
Jun 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Radiers begin prep for season
In 51 days, Habersham Central opens the 2013 high school softball season. The Lady Raiders, under the direction of head coach Stephanie Thomas, begin the program’s second season in Class AAAAAA on ...
Jun 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders excel at Reinhardt team camp
The summer program is going well for the Habersham Central Lady Raiders' basketball team. The HCHS varsity squad recently put together a stellar performance at the T&F Basketball Camp at Reinhardt ...
Jun 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders turn up heat on summer work
The pace is picking up for the Habersham Central football team. With just over two months left on the calendar before the start of the 2013 season, the Raiders are in the middle of the summer progr...
Jun 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders start summer work
Just over a month after ending the 2013 season, the Habersham Central baseball team is back at work. The program's summer schedule is under way as head coach Chris Akridge and assistant coach Tate ...
Jun 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hood steps down as HCHS athletic director
Just over a week after Habersham Central principal Jim Van Hooser retired, the school is under going more personnel changes. Earlier this week, HCHS athletic director Dr. Amy Hood stepped down as t...
Jun 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders to rebuild during summer workouts
When the high school basketball season ended in February, the Habersham Central Lady Raider basketball program said goodbye to seven seniors who had been part of some of the best seasons in school ...
Jun 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 7 Rookie League play begins this week
A pair of Habersham Little League All-Stars teams will kick off District 7 play later this week. Habersham Little League is hosting this year's baseball and softball tournaments at the Diamond Memo...
Jun 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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