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September 23, 2014
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HCHS duo picked for All-Star Classic
Habersham Central senior basketball players Patrick Burns and Kevin Ellison have been selected to play in the inaugural North Georgia Senior All-Star Classic. The event, which will be held Friday, ...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCMS track athletes compete
The Habersham County middle school track team competed against Rabun County in a meet March 9 at the Raider track complex at Wilbanks Middle School. This year’s middle school squads include athlete...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions climb to No. 7, face ranked teams
Piedmont College continues to climb the ladder of the nation’s best NCAA D-III baseball teams, moving three rungs closer to the top spot in the latest D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25 poll. The Lions (1...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy wins Apple title
Habersham’s Central’s Lee McCoy continues to make a name for himself in the Georgia High School Association golf ranks, winning his second straight tournament Saturday. McCoy, who is ranked as one ...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders compete in Warrior Spring Swing
Habersham Central’s girls’ golf team competed in the Warrior Spring Swing Saturday in Cleveland. The Lady Raiders shot a 207 on the way to a 12th place finish in the 17-team field. Milton claimed t...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions split series with No. 1 Marietta
Piedmont College picked up one of its biggest baseball wins in recent history Friday night in Demorest, knocking off No. 1 Marietta College 4-1. The Lions, who entered the game ranked 10th in the n...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV soccer teams record wins
The Habersham Central junior varsity soccer teams are off to a good start this spring. The Lady Raiders are 3-1-1 to begin the season while the Raiders are off to a 3-2 start. The Lady Raiders, coa...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central athletes excel at Loganville track meet
Habersham Central’s track team competed in the Running with the Devils Invitational Saturday at Loganville High School. The meet featured 14 teams in both the girls’ and boys’ divisions. HCHS finis...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions crack D-III top 10, take on No. 1 Marietta today
Two of the best NCAA Division-III baseball teams in the country square off this weekend in a pair of games in Demorest. Piedmont College, which is ranked No. 10 in the latest D3baseball.com/NCBWA T...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school, youth football public forum
The Habersham County Recreation Department and the Habersham Central Athletic Department will hold a public forum later this month to discuss the youth and middle school football programs. The meet...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth wrestlers compete at USA state meet
A group of youth wrestling earned a spot in the Georgia Kids State Championships. Last weekend in Lilburn, eight members of Team Sham Slam, the Habersham County USA Wrestling youth team, competed i...
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Top golf teams in town for Apple Mountain Invitational
The Habersham Central boys’ golf team will try to do something Saturday that it hasn’t done in nine years – win its own tournament. For the past decade, the Apple Mountain Invitational has been one...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC girls’ start golf season
The Habersham Central girls’ golf team has been busy during the first two weeks of the season. The Lady Raiders, coached by Shawn Blackburn, have played in a pair of tournaments along with two matc...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham baseball team gearing up for 8-AAAA play
The region baseball race is about ready to start. Habersham Central wraps up non-region play this week and then will jump into the most important part of the schedule March 18. The Raiders (3-3) pl...
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Lady Raider squad gaining experience
Habersham Central’s girls’ soccer team is excited about the good things that could happen this season. Despite getting off to a 1-3 start, head coach Jammie Caine and the Lady Raiders believe good ...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders off to fast start despite early season injuries
After winning six consecutive region championships, winning has become a bit of a habit for the Habersham Central boys’ soccer team. Despite having a couple of key players on the shelf with injurie...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS finishes second at Paulk Invitational
Habersham Central’s boys’ golf team believes it can compete for the Class AAAA state title this spring. On Saturday in Jekyll Island, the Raiders put together a performance that gives them reason t...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buzzer-beater ends HCHS’ state playoff run
Habersham Central did everything in its power to win its Sweet 16 matchup with Chamblee Tuesday night in Mt. Airy, but Chamblee’s senior guard Breana McDonald spoiled those plans. McDonald, a Georg...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham teams win district titles
A pair of Habersham County youth basketball teams won District 7 titles last weekend. The 10-under boys’ and girls’ teams captured the All-Star titles during the district tournament in Jackson Coun...
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HCRD hosts state basketball tourneys
There will be a lot of youth basketball teams descending on Habersham County this weekend. The county’s recreation department is the host venue for the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association’s 12...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross Athletics wins SC home school title
The Cross Athletics girls’ basketball team wrapped up its first season by winning the South Carolina State Home School Tournament. Cross Athletics is a local sports program for home school students...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider track teams sweep four-team meet
Habersham Central got track season off to a good start by sweeping a four-team meet last Thursday at the Raider track complex on the campus of Wilbanks Middle School in Demorest. The Raiders took t...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pitching, late runs lead HC past Trojans
Habersham Central picked up its first win of the 2012 high school baseball season Friday night at Raider Park in Demorest, getting a pair of late runs to post a 4-2 victory over North Hall. The Rai...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders knock off Lambert, move to second round of tourney
After winning the 8-AAAA championship, Habersham Central girls’ basketball coach John Hood said his team wasn’t happy to just be in the Class AAAA state tournament. The Lady Raiders wanted to make ...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions suffer 12-8 loss in program's first lacrosse match
After months and months of recruiting, planning and physical preparation, the first-year Piedmont College lacrosse program finally got to play its first match. The Lions, coached by Pete Manderano,...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders, Lambert square off tonight in Mt. Airy
Habersham Central opens play tonight in the Class AAAA tournament, fresh off winning the school’s first region championship last week. The Lady Raiders play host to the Lambert Lady Longhorns at th...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gerrin, Ellison, Burns, Ledbetter tabbed for region honors
Habersham Central is well represented on the 8-AAAA All-Region team. HCHS has three players on the All-Region squad along with a Coach of the Year winner. HCHS junior Haley Gerrin was named the 8-A...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cunningham finishes second at state
Coleman Cunningham’s quest to become Habersham Central’s first state champion in wrestling ended Saturday afternoon in the Class AAAA finals at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth. Cunningham, the 8-AAAA ...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders knock off Salem 50-36 for school’s first region basketball title
For the first time in school history, a Habersham Central basketball team can be called region champions. The Lady Raiders completed a three-game run through the 8-AAAA tournament with a 50-36 win ...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weyrich swims to top 15 finishes at GHSA state meet
Habersham Central sophomore Scott Weyrich capped off a solid season with a pair of top 15 finishes at the Georgia High School Association Swimming and Diving Championships over the weekend in Atlan...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loganville knocks Raiders out of tourney
Habersham Central’s boys’ basketball season came to a frustrating end Monday night in the quarterfinals of the 8-AAAA tournament in Loganville. The Raiders, who won the North sub-region title last ...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cunningham dominates; moves on to state finals
Two titles down, one more huge one to go for Habersham Central wrestler Coleman Cunningham. Cunningham put himself in prime position to win the Class AAAA 145-pound championship by winning the East...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS gets key sub-region sweep
Habersham Central notched a pair of important 8-AAAA North basketball wins Friday night in Bethlehem, sweeping Apalachee. The Raiders (17-6) moved back into a three-way tie for first place in the s...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cunningham wins 145-pound title; Martin, Trotman, Corneck advance to state sectionals
After coming up one match away from an 8-AAAA area wrestling title the past two years, Habersham Central’s Coleman Cunningham finally made his way to the top of the mountain. Cunningham captured th...
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Cash's knowledge, love of the game helped kids
If you played Little League baseball or softball in Habersham County in the last 15-20 years, chances are you knew Ralph Cash. Cash, who died Jan. 18 at the age of 63, was a mentor and coach to hun...
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Cunningham changed lives through teaching and coaching
For almost 40 years, Sammy Cunningham was a fixture in the Habersham County school system. Cunningham, who coached football and basketball for more than 30 years, died Jan. 18, but his life and the...
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Ellison signs with Georgia Southern
Kevin Ellison made official yesterday - he's going to be a Georgia Southern Eagle. The first Wednesday in February is National Signing Day and Ellison joined high school football players from aroun...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders jump into tie for first place
With just three games left on the regular season slate, the Habersham Central Raiders are in position to win the 8-AAAA North sub-region title. The Raiders (16-5, 4-3) knocked off Winder-Barrow 66-...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders keep pace for top spot
Habersham Central’s girls’ basketball team took another step toward the 8-AAAA North sub-region title Friday night with a 51-34 win over Winder-Barrow. The Lady Raiders (17-5, 5-2) remained in sole...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS swimmers compete at Metro
Habersham Central wrapped up the regular season swim schedule Saturday in Atlanta, competing in the 42nd annual North Metro Swimming and Diving Championships at The Westminster Schools. HCHS was am...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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