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September 22, 2014
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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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Ninth Grade Raiders run past Clarke Central, 42-30
The Habersham Ninth Grade Academy football team posted a big win last week, knocking off Clarke Central 42-30 at Raider Stadium. The Raiders took a 21-14 lead in the first half and then put the gam...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC's season ends at region tourney
Habersham Central's hopes for a third state trip to the state softball tournament came to an end Wednesday as the Lady Raiders were eliminated from the 7-AAAAAA tournament in Suwanee. After opening...
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders in hunt for state volleyball bid
The Habersham Central volleyball team wrapped up the regular season earlier this week and now has its sights set on the 6-AAAAAA tournament. The Lady Raiders put the finishing touches on a 22-10 ru...
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders face No. 3 Blue Devils tonight
Halfway through its first season in the state's largest classification, Habersham Central has run into some pretty good football teams. Tonight in Gwinnett County, the Raiders lineup against one of...
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fleetwood, Peachtree Ridge next for Raiders
If you were a Habersham Central football player or fan back in the mid-1990's, chances are you will see a familiar face tonight on the opposing sideline. Mark Fleetwood, who was the Raiders' head c...
Sep 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV volleyball picks up four wins
The Habersham Central junior varsity volleyball team keeps rolling up the wins. The Lady Raiders posted four victories over the past week, improving their record to 16-3. The Lady Raiders recorded ...
Sep 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats post win
North Habersham's football team picked up a big win this week, knocking off Lumpkin County 22-6. The squad got three rushing touchdowns and a solid effort from the defensive unit to knock off the I...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Night win for Lady Raiders
Senior Night turned out to be a pretty special night for the Habersham Central softball team. The Lady Raiders picked up their second consecutive 7-AAAAAA victory Monday, knocking off Mountain View...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels hold off late rally by Patriots, post 28-22 win
South Habersham and Wilbanks middle school football teams locked up in an intra-county football battle Saturday in Demorest with the Rebels posting a 28-22 win. The Rebels jumped out to a 20-0 lead...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall to Bears, 24-12
Habersham Central came up short Friday night in its bid to post the first 7-AAAAAA football win of the year as Mountain View handed the Raiders a 24-14 loss in Lawrenceville. The Bears moved to 2-2...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC posts 4-1 mark at Battle at The Branch
Habersham Central posted a 4-1 record Saturday in the second annual Batte at The Branch volleyball tournament. The Lady Raiders improved to 19-9 on the year with the tournament performance, winning...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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MS runners compete at Best in Class meet
Habersham County's middle school cross country teams put together a solid performance Saturday at the Best in Class meet at Oglethorpe County High School School. Both HCMS squads finished second in...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC finishes second at East Hall Spikefest
Habersham Central got the volleyball season off to a good start over the weekend, finishing second at the East Hall Spikefest in Gainesville. The Lady Raiders posted a 4-1 record to finish as the r...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bats push Lady Raiders to third place at Lanier
Habersham Central powered its way to a third place finish in the Gold bracket over the weekend in Gainesville at the Lanier Point Invitational. The Lady Raiders broke out the bats during the tourna...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Bulldogs scrimmage Friday in Hartwell
In 16 days, Habersham Central will kick off the 2012 high school football season against White County. The Raiders will get a chance to get in some prep work for the Warriors Friday night when they...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy records 700 pound bench press
Joey Murphy is strong. No, make that extremely strong. Murphy, a resident of Mt. Airy, did something recently very few folks can do. During the Southern Powerlifting Federation Georgia State Champi...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rapids excel at GRPA state meet
The Habersham Rapids swim team pieced together a solid performance at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state meet in late July. The Rapids were among hundreds of youth swimmers from aro...
Aug 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC camps with NCAA champs
The University of Alabama won its first NCAA World Series softball title earlier this summer, knocking off the University of Oklahoma in the championship round. A large group of Habersham Central s...
Aug 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lathem, Weeks compete in Georgia Games
A pair of Habersham County track athletes competed in the Georgia Games Youth Track & Field Championships July 21 in Marietta. Neil Lathem, a 2012 graduate of Habersham Central, and Kendall Weeks, ...
Jul 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders officially start preseason work
Football time is here. Although plenty of work has already been done over the past several months, the official start of the 2012 high school football season came early Wednesday morning for the Ha...
Jul 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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