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December 26, 2014
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Collins Hill opens region play with win over Raiders
Collins Hill spoiled the region opener for the Habersham Central Raiders, running away to a 55-3 win Friday in Lawrenceville. The Eagles scored six times on offense and got touchdowns from their de...
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Ellison starts at QB; earns SoCon Freshman award
Habersham Central's Kevin Ellison made his first collegiate start Saturday for the Georgia Southern Eagles. Ellison, a red-shirt freshman, got the call to start at quarterback for the Eagles agains...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raider JV team wins title
The Habersham Central junior varsity volleyball team ran its record to 15-4 by winning the Silver Bracket championship at the Gwinnett Volleyball Invitational last Saturday at Mill Creek High Schoo...
Sep 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Krippner third at PC Fall Invitational
Habersham Central graduate Jordan Krippner got his college golf career off to a good start, finishing in the top three in his first collegiate tournament. Krippner, a freshman at Truett-McConnell C...
Sep 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC beats Stephens, fall to No. 1 Eagles
Habersham Central opened the week with a pair of games, knocking off Stephens County in a non-region matchup Monday and falling to No. 1 Collins Hill Tuesday in a 7-AAAAAA matchup. In the win over ...
Sep 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC opens region play
Habersham Central opened the 7-AAAAAA season Tuesday night, splitting a pair of volleyball matches with North Gwinnett and Collins Hill. North Gwinnett knocked off the Lady Raiders, 25-15, 25-15, b...
Sep 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders. Eagles meet in 7-AAAAAA opener
The Habersham Central Raiders open their second season in one of the toughest regions in the state tonight with a date in Lawrenceville with the Collins Hill Eagles. The matchup with the Eagles is ...
Sep 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC, TFS runners compete in Mountain Eagle meet
Habersham Central and Tallulah Falls School were among 15 teams to compete in the North Georgia Technical College's Mountain Eagle Invitational Saturday morning in Clarkesville. Habersham Central f...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders sweep tri-match
The Habersham Central varsity volleyball team moved to 11-3 on the season with a pair of home wins last Thursday. The Lady Raiders knocked off Class AAAAAA Shiloh in two sets in the opening match a...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham teams adjusting to NGYFA play
For many years, Habersham County’s youth football teams competed against each other for a chance to win a Mini Bowl title. Now the county’s teams are playing on a much more competitive stage. Last ...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central suffers loss to Stephens County in 39th meeting
The Stephens County Indians spoiled Habersham Central's home opener Friday night in Mt. Airy, knocking off the Raiders 42-14 in the 39th meeting between the neighboring high school football teams. ...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Indians square off
By MARK TURNER Habersham Central faces an old adversary tonight in the home opener at Raider Stadium. The Stephens County Indians, fresh off a 21-13 win over Franklin County last week, invade John ...
Sep 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC splits with Rabun, Lakeview
By MARK TURNER Habersham Central split a pair of volleyball matches Tuesday on a night when they, admittedly, were not at their best. The Lady Raiders (9-3) knocked off Rabun County in the opening ...
Sep 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ninth-grade Raiders run past White County
The Habersham Ninth Grade Academy football team opened the 2013 season Thursday with a 47-12 victory over White County. The Raiders scored five times in the first half and then tacked on two more s...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall to Warriors
It was a tough opening night for the Habersham Central Raiders as the White County Warriors posted a 35-14 victory Friday night in Cleveland. The Warriors (1-0) used a dominating first half perform...
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Lady Raiders keep perfect record intact
The Habersham Central Lady Raiders' varsity softball team knocked off Norcross 6-3 Thursday to continue one of the best starts in the program's history. The Lady Raiders ran their overall record to...
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Ellison debuts in Eagles' 77-9 victory
After red-shirting during his first season at Georgia Southern, former Habersham Central quarterback Kevin Ellison didn't need much time to make an impact for the Eagles this fall. Ellison, who is ...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC moves to 3-0 in region play
In Habersham Central's first two 7-AAAAAA games , the Lady Raiders displayed a potent offense in wins over Duluth and Peachtree Ridge. On Tuesday against Mountain View, head coach Stephanie Thomas'...
Aug 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders split matches
Habersham Central's volleyball team moved to 6-2 on the year with a split Wednesday night during a tri-match in Cumming. The Lady Raiders knocked off North Forsyth, but dropped a match to Pinecrest...
Aug 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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