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August 01, 2014
Sports
Wilbanks’ girls teams still unbeaten; North, South squads pick up victories
With the Christmas break just around the corner, the Habersham County middle school girls' basketball teams have been busy on the court. Wilbanks Both of the Wilbanks Lady Patriots squads are undef...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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MS boys' teams record multiple wins
It's been a hectic few weeks for the the county's six middle school boys' basketball teams. All of the teams wrap up their pre-Christmas portion of the schedule next week before the holiday break b...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders get first 7-AAAAAA win, Lady Raiders drop close decision
The Habersham Central Raiders broke into the 7-AAAAAA win column Tuesday night for the first time this season, knocking off Mountain View 47-46 in Lawrenceville. The Raiders improved to 2-5 overall...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local runners shine at USATF championships
A pair of local runners took part in the USA Track & Field Cross County Club Nationals in last weekend. Charlie Patterson and David Turner were among 71 members of the Atlanta Track Club that compe...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC wrestlers post wins
Habersham Central got the 2012-13 wrestling season under way last week. The Raiders competed in the Mustang Duals last weekend at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross. The Raiders posted a 3-2 recor...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Raiders on 7-AAAAAA All-Region team
A trio of Habersham Central softball players have been named to the 7-AAAAAA All-Region team. HCHS' Kenzie Fleming, Kylie Stephens and Georgia Webb are among 21 players honored by the region coache...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gerrin picks Georgia State
Haley Gerrin has put together a stellar athletic career at Habersham Central over the past four years, playing a leading role for both the Lady Raiders’ basketball and volleyball teams. Gerrin’s pr...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS basketball teams split region openers
The Habersham Central Lady Raider basketball team started the season on a winning note Tuesday night in Norcross with a 44-38 victory over Peachtree Ridge. The season-opener was also HCHS' first ma...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham middle school team wins Trojan Duals wrestling title
The Habersham County middle school wrestling battled their way to the team title at the Trojan Duals last weekend at North Hall High School in Clermont. The Raiders posted a 5-0 record during the t...
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDuffie, Ridlehoover to enter Raider Hall of Fame
The Habersham Central Basketball Hall of Fame will add two new members next month. Kelly McDuffie and Michael Ridlehoover were recently selected as the members of the 2012 Class by the Hall of Fame...
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham wrestling team preps for Meadowcreek Duals
Just two weeks after wrapping up a tough and frustrating year on the football field, Habersham Central’s Stuart Cunningham now turns his full attention to the Raiders’ wrestling team. Cunningham is...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UGA back in national title hunt
The Georgia Bulldogs are back in the hunt for a national title. Just a week after locking up a spot in the SEC Championship game, the Bulldogs moved into the race for the national title thanks to a...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham scrimmages Lions; eyes start of the regular season
Habersham Central is just more than a week away from opening its first basketball season in the state’s largest classification. On Tuesday, both HCHS varsity squads got in some preseason work by sc...
Nov 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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MS basketball season under way
Basketball season is in full swing for the county’s six middle school teams. North Habersham, South Habersham and Wilbanks all tipped off the season over the past week. North Habersham On the girls...
Nov 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC teams open swimming season
The Habersham Central swim team got the season started Wednesday with a three-team meet at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center. The Raiders swam against Tallulah Falls School and Social Circle, co...
Nov 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham middle school teams tip off hoops season
Basketball season has arrived for Habersham County's six middle school teams. The North Habersham, South Habersham and Wilbanks squads all opened the season Thursday. North Habersham took on White ...
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider teams prep for hoops scrimmage
The start of the 2012-13 high school basketball season is still a couple of weeks away but Habersham Central will get some preseason work Tuesday night, taking on Franklin County in a pair of scrim...
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, Piedmont plan college athletics forum
A lot of high school athletes dream of playing at the college level. The question has always been how to make that dream become a reality. Habersham Central and Piedmont College are teaming up next...
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC squad earns another state spot
For the past few years, Habersham Central's competition cheer team has made a habit of making a trip to Columbus in November. For the fifth consecutive year, the Raider squad is part of the Georgia...
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mill Creek, Peachtree Ridge run to 7-AAAAAA cross country titles
Mill Creek and Peachtree Ridge claimed the team titles at the 7-AAAAAA cross country meet Saturday at River Green Park in Duluth. Mill Creek won the boys title while Peachtree Ridge raced to the to...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks hand Raiders loss in finale
The curtain fell on the 2012 high school football season Friday night in Hoschton as Mill Creek scored seven times in the first half on the way to a 49-0 victory over Habersham Central. The loss le...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC teams ousted from USA South play
The 2012 soccer season came to an end for Piedmont College during the first round of the USA South Athletic Conference tournament. The Lady Lions suffered a 1-0 double overtime loss to Meredith Col...
Nov 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions Lions open USA South tourney
Piedmont College wrapped up the volleyball regular season slate last week with a 3-1 road win over Clark Atlanta University. The win pushed the Lady Lions' record to 21-11 and gives the squad some ...
Nov 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central takes on Hawks in 2012 season finale
Habersham Central closes out the 2012 high school football season tonight with a trip to Hoschton to take on Mill Creek. The game will be the first between the Raiders (1-8) and Mill Creek, which o...
Nov 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duluth ruins HC’s Senior Night plans
Habersham Central was looking to close out the home schedule Friday night with a win but Myles Campbell and the Duluth Wildcats had other plans, rolling up more than 500 yards of offense on the way...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats finish off 2012 season
The North Habersham football team had a lot in common with Habersham Central Raiders when it came to injuries and a tough schedule. The Bobcats’ two middle school squads recently wrapped up the sea...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chitwood plays on pro tour
Former Habersham Central standout Ryan Chitwood is following his dream of playing professional golf. Chitwood, who played collegiately at the University of West Georgia, recently finished his first...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels make strides this fall
The South Habersham football teams recently capped off a successful 2012 season. Under the county's new middle school football system, South Habersham fielded a pair of middle school teams that eac...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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King, Bulldogs ready for Gators
Georgia and Florida. If you are a fan of either the Bulldogs or Gators, then it doesn’t get much better than their annual meeting in Jacksonville. When the two teams kick off Saturday around 3:30 p...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board of Education hears athletic department update
During its Oct. 15 work session, Habersham County Board of Education members heard a report from Habersham County Schools Athletic Director Dr. Amy Hood. "The big picture, obviously we are going th...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Habersham football field house named for Cunningham
"Leader, teacher, mentor, motivator, confidante, friend and protector," are words that describe the late Coach Sammy Cunningham, according to Cornelia attorney Keith York. York was the keynote spea...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Wildcats set for Senior Night battle in Mt. Airy
Habersham Central closes out the home portion of its schedule tonight, taking on the Duluth Wildcats at 7:30 p.m. at Raider Stadium. The game is the final appearance on John Larry Black Field for t...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots close second season
Editor’s Note: Over the next two editions, a recap of each of Habersham County’s middle school football programs will appear. In today’s edition, the Wilbanks Patriots are highlighted. In next Wedn...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trinity Classical School set to add football in 2013
Trinity Classical School is planning to start an 8-man football program next fall. The Titans plan to eventually join the Independent Christian Schools of Georgia and Alaama Athletic Association af...
Oct 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longhorns, Tigers claim Mini Bowl titles
The Habersham County Recreation Department capped off the 2012 youth football season with a pair of exciting Mini Bowl games Monday night at Raider Stadium. The Longhorns captured the 8-under champ...
Oct 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy selected as Rolex All-American
Habersham Central graduate Lee McCoy has a lot of impressive stuff on his junior golf resume. This week, he added one of the most prestigious achievements to his list. McCoy, who is now a freshman ...
Oct 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Habersham dedicates Cunningham Fieldhouse
Sammy Cunningham spent most of his life coaching and teaching kids. Next week, South Habersham Middle School will make sure future generations know just who the man was and the impact he made. The ...
Oct 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Mustangs look to break into win column tonight
Habersham Central's football team would like nothing more than to celebrate Homecoming with the first win of the season. The Raiders (0-6) have had a rough time so far in their first season in Clas...
Oct 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders second in NGMSVL tourney
The Habersham County Middle School volleyball program recently wrapped up a very successful season. The middle school program included 18 players this fall, competing on two separate teams. The tea...
Oct 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school softball team finishes second in league tournament
The Habersham County middle school softball team wrapped up the 2012 season with a second-place finish at the league tournament last week in Gainesville. The Lady Raiders, coached by Daniel Young, ...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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