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December 29, 2014
Sports
Raider squads aim for fast times in pool
The Habersham Central swim team is the first of the school’s winter sports teams to get the 2013-14 season started. The team has competed in a pair of events so far, part of the team’s 10-meet regu...
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school teams tip off hoops season
The middle school basketball season is underway for Habersham County’s three middle school programs. The North Habersham Bobcats, South Habersham Rebels and Wilbanks Patriots have all started the 2...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC's Webb picked for All-State softball series
Habersham Central’s Georgia Webb will join some of the state’s best senior softball players this weekend at the Georgia Dugout Club All State series. Webb is among more than 70 players from around ...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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GHSA begins reclassification process
On Monday, the Georgia High School Association’s reclassification committee meets to decide what the landscape of the state’s high school athletic programs will look like for the next two academic ...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions win conference soccer title; punch ticket to NCAA D-III tournament
Piedmont College capped off its second year in the USA South Athletic Conference by winning the women's soccer title Sunday in Martinsville, Va. The Lady Lions (17-2-2) won a pair of games over the...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont men's team eager to get back on court
Last December, the Piedmont College men’s basketball program was shut down after seven games due to injuries, and player suspensions and dismissals. Just more than a month later, head coach Mark Bo...
Nov 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider squads tip off season later this month
Habersham Central’s basketball teams officially began preparations for the 2013-14 this week. The girls’ and boys’ varsity teams both held tryouts this week and are now ready to go full bore for th...
Nov 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders close season against Mill Creek
The high school football season comes to an end tonight for the Habersham Central Raiders as Mill Creek invades John Larry Black Field for a 7-AAAAAA matchup at 7:30 p.m. The Raiders end the season...
Nov 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall 27-14 to Duluth in season finale
Duluth scored three times in the second half on the way to a 27-14 win over Habersham Central, dashing the Raiders’ hopes of picking up the first win of the season. The Raiders led 7-0 after the fi...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Habersham teams remain in NGYFA playoff hunt
The quarterfinal round of the North Georgia Youth Football Association playoffs will be played Saturday and a pair of Habersham County teams are still in the hunt for a title. Habersham has teams a...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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HNGA drops final game, 21-20
The Habersham Ninth Grade Academy football team finished off a successful season with a heartbreaking 21-20 loss to Gainesville. The Raiders finished the season with a 4-2 record, with both losses ...
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC heads to Duluth for final road game
The Habersham Central Raiders make the final road trip of the season tonight, heading to Duluth to take on a Wildcats squad that is also going through a tough season. The Wildcats are 1-6 under fir...
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runner prepare for region
In nine days, Habersham Central’s cross country team will compete in the most important race of the season. The 7-AAAAAA meet is schedule for Saturday, Nov. 2, at the River Green Complex in Duluth....
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 1 Bulldogs run past Raiders
North Gwinnett lived up to its lofty reputation Friday night in Mt. Airy, handing the Habersham Central Raiders a 41-0 loss in a 7-AAAAAA matchup at John Larry Black Field. The Bulldogs, the top-ra...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michaud's pitching gem knocks Lady Raiders out of state playoffs
After dropping the opening game of a three-game series with Habersham Central, the No. 1-ranked Lassiter Lady Trojans needed someone to step up. Brianna Michaud answered the call. Michaud, a junior...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham team claims conference title
Habersham County will have four teams in the hunt for North Georgia Youth Football Association titles when the playoffs start this weekend around the area. The regular season wrapped up Saturday, w...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellison helps lead Eagles past Citadel
With each passing week, former Habersham Central standout Kevin Ellison carves out a bigger and bigger role on the Georgia Southern football team. Last Saturday, Ellison got another start at quarte...
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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NGYFA teams set for season finale, playoffs
This weekend, nine Habersham County youth football teams wrap up their inaugural regular season in the North Georgia Youth Football Association. The move to NGYFA, one of the biggest youth football...
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC knocks off No. 1 Lassiter in opener, drops second game
Most people in the high school softball community believe Lassiter is one of the favorites to win the Class AAAAAA title. Don't count the Habersham Central Lady Raiders in that group. The Lady Raid...
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall to Mustangs
Meadowcreek made the most of three big plays and handed the Habersham Central Raiders a 21-14 loss Friday night in Norcross. The win was the first for the Mustangs since the second week of the 2008...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gosnell named All-Area
Habersham Central's Lainey Gosnell picked up the first athletic honor of her high school career last week as the freshman middle hitter was named to the 6-AAAAAA All-Area volleyball team. Gosnell, ...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders earn first AAAAAA tournament trip
Habersham Central is headed to the Class AAAAAA softball tournament. The Lady Raiders clinched the program's first large school bid last week during the 7-AAAAAA tournament in Hoschton. HCHS went 2...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS knocked out at area volleyball tourney
Habersham Central came up just short in its quest for a spot in the Class AAAAAA volleyball tournament. The Lady Raiders (29-13) suffered a three-set defeat to Mill Creek in the final match during ...
Oct 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders take first step toward state
It took nine innings but the Habersham Central softball team took its first step toward the Class AAAAAA tournament. The Lady Raiders posted a 5-4 win in nine innings over Norcross during the openi...
Oct 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders win middle school title
The Habersham County middle school volleyball team made an undefeated run Saturday to win the North Georgia Middle School Regional Tournament at Habersham Central High School. The Lady Raiders' A t...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall to Norcross
It’s been a tough season for the Habersham Central Raiders but their performance Friday night against one of the state’s top teams shows they aren’t breaking down from any challenge. The Raiders co...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders host region tourney opener Monday
The Habersham Central softball team has had another successful regular season. Now its time to move on to the postseason. The Lady Raiders, who were12-8 overall and 8-5 in 7-AAAAAA play heading int...
Oct 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS seeks second trip to AAAAAA tournament
When the Habersham Central Lady Raiders kick off the 6-AAAAAA Area tournament next week in Duluth, they will be focused on securing their second straight trip to the state tournament. Last year, th...
Oct 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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North heads to playoffs; Patriots knock off Rebels
North Habersham is headed to the middle school playoffs despite a loss to Rabun County last Thursday during the final week of the regular season. The Bobcats are the lone county team to advance to ...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders sweep tri-match
The end of the regular season is just a few days away for the Habersham Central volleyball team and the Lady Raiders are doing their best to finish the slate on a winning streak. The Lady Raiders s...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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State-ranked Peachtree Ridge runs past Raiders
Peachtree Ridge looked ready to challenge for a region title this season during a 49-0 victory over Habersham Central Friday night in Suwanee. The Lions improved to 5-0 on the season and head into ...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders roll past Duluth, Norcross
Habersham Central moved to 8-3 in 7-AAAAAA play with win over Norcross and Mountain View. The two wins pushed the Lady Raiders' region winning streak to four games heading into last night's matchup...
Sep 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five-set victory keeps Piedmont streak alive
The Piedmont College volleyball team found itself in an unusual position Tuesday night on the road at Covenant College. After starting the season 12-1 and winning 10 matches in a row, the Lady Lion...
Sep 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 4 Lions pose huge challenge for Raiders
Over the next four weeks, Habersham Central will square off with some of the best football teams in the state. The Raiders start the brutal stretch of their schedule tonight with a trip to Suwanee ...
Sep 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears spoil Homecoming
Mountain View put a damper on Habersham Central's homecoming festivities Friday night at John Larry Black Field, shutting out the Raiders 27-0. The Raiders trailed 14-0 at halftime but were still w...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC knocks off No. Jefferson; wins three at Conyers Classic
Habersham Central's volleyball team won five matches last week to move to 21-8on the season. The Lady Raiders played eight matches over three days, including knocking off Class AA Jefferson in a tr...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC drops tri-match
Habersham Central suffered a pair of 7-AAAAAA losses Tuesday in Lawrenceville. The Lady Raiders (16-6, 1-3) dropped matches to Peachtree Ridge (25-20, 25-22) and Mountain View (25-19, 25-20). “In b...
Sep 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Bears set of Homecoming matchup
Homecoming. It’s a game that every high school football team circles on the schedule. This year’s game for the Habersham Central Raiders could turn out to be a very special night if the squad can k...
Sep 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders' eighth inning rally upends Peachtree Ridge
Habersham Central ran its record to 6-3 in 7-AAAAAA play with an 8-7 extra inning victory over Peachtree Ridge Tuesday in Mt. Airy. The Lady Raiders (10-6) picked up their second consecutive region...
Sep 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS runners fifth, seventh at Eagle Invitational
Habersham Central’s cross country teams continue to lower their times Saturday during the Eagle Invitational in Commerce. The Lady Raiders finished fifth among 12 teams in the girls’ varsity field,...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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