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November 28, 2014
Sports
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. “...
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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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Blackburn plays in state tourney
Habersham Central’s Ashley Blackburn was among 76 golfers that competed in the Class AAAAAA state tournament earlier this week in at Sunset Country Club in Moultrie. Blackburn posted a round of 94 ...
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cardiac athletes excel at World Heart Games
Habersham County had a large contingent of athletes participate in the World Heart Games last weekend in Decatur. The event, which is sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine, brought t...
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders end spring with Blue/Orange game
Spring football practice wrapped up Saturday afternoon with a series of scrimmages featuring Habersham County’s middle school and high school teams. The Raiders, under the direction of new head coa...
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tench earns National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award
Habersham Central senior Jake Tench was recently honored by the National Football Foundation. Tench, the son of Greg and Karen Tench, was one of five area high school seniors who earned the North G...
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring scrimmage Saturday
After two weeks of spring workouts, Habersham County’s football teams will get a chance to compete in game-like situations Saturday at Raider Stadium. The North Habersham Bobcats, South Habersham R...
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rehab athletes set to compete at World Heart Games
This weekend in Decatur, a group of athletes from around the country will converge on the campus of Agnes Scott College for the World Heart Games. Among those athletes will be a group of patients f...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS athletes excel at GHSA girls’ state track meet
Habersham Central's Tanisha Summerour and Tallulah Falls School's Kayla Armenta and Masha Grizhebovskay all posted top 10 finishes during the Georgia High School Association's girls' state champion...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles' shutout helps TFC win NCCAA title
For the fourth time in the past five years, the Toccoa Falls College baseball team is the National Christian College Athletic Association D-II national champions. The Eagles (32-15) captured their ...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders learning new system
Anytime there is a head coaching change in a high school football program, it takes a while for the players to transition to the style and schemes of the the new coach. In a nutshell, that's happen...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackburn in state golf field
Some days the golf course wins. That's what happened Tuesday for the Habersham Central Lady Raider golf team at the Class AAAAAA Sectional at the Roswell Country Club. The Lady Raiders' hopes of ea...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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TK opens rookie mini-camp with Broncos
When he didn’t hear his name called during the first four rounds of the NFL Draft, Tavarres King was a little upset. But by the time the draft ended, King was in a much better mood. Things changed ...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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