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September 18, 2014
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Raiders fall to Cougars in opening round of playoffs
Habersham Central’s roller coaster ride of a football season came to an end Friday in the opening round of the Class AAAA playoffs as Chattahoochee knocked out the Raiders 65-48. The high scoring g...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS cheer squad finishes 13th at GHSA co-ed finals
Habersham Central put together a strong performance at the Georgia High School Association Cheerleading Championship over the weekend in Columbus, finishing 13th in the all-classification co-ed div...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC opens NCAA play Saturday
The Piedmont College women’s soccer teams kicks off the NCAA D-III national tournament Saturday with a trip to Atlanta. The Lady Lions (17-2-1) take on Emory University at 5 p.m. in one of two firs...
Nov 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders face defending AAAA champion Chattahoochee in opening round matchup
For the first time since 2007, Habersham Central will be part of the action when the Class AAAA high school football playoffs kick off tonight. The Raiders, who finished 6-4 in the regular season a...
Nov 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS competition squad qualifies for co-ed championships
The Habersham Central competition cheer squad is one of 16 squads from around the state that will compete at the Georgia High School Association’s Cheerleading Championships later this week in Colu...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC cross country team finishes 24th
The Habersham Central boys’ cross country team made its fourth consecutive trip to the Class AAAA state meet Saturday in Carrollton, and finished 24th out of 32 teams in the event. The Raiders, the...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions claim GSAC soccer title
Piedmont College captured the Great South Athletic Conference women’s soccer title Saturday afternoon, rallying to beat LaGrange College 3-2 in the championship game. The Lady Lions (17-2-1) came b...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders rout Rockdale, clinch AAAA state berth
Gas up the buses, Habersham Central is headed to the state football playoffs. The Raiders (6-4) clinched a playoff berth with a 34-7 victory over Rockdale Friday night in Mt. Airy. HCHS finished th...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders can punch playoff ticket with win over Bulldogs
Habersham Central last appeared in the AAAA playoffs in 2007, but a win tonight in the regular season finale against Rockdale puts the Raiders back into postseason play. The Raiders (5-4) can wrap ...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders take on state's best tomorrow
Cross country runners from across the state gather in Carrollton Saturday for the Georgia High School Association’s State Championships. As usual, all of the state races will be held on the course ...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders run to state
Make it four in a row. Habersham Central's boys' cross country team locked up its fourth consecutive trip to the Class AAAA state meet with a second place finish Saturday at the 8-AAAA meet in Cony...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC wins shootout, 47-45
Habersham Central and Loganville got together for a football game Friday night and a track meet broke out. The Raiders and Red Devils literally ran up and down the field in an offensive shootout, c...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pritchett among Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class
The late Swayne Pritchett is among a group of five racing luminaries in the Class of 2011 inducted in the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame last week in Dawsonville. Pritchett, who lived in Baldwin, is j...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Devils in the path of Raiders' playoff plan
The high school football playoffs officially start Nov. 11 but for Habersham Central and Loganville, the postseason really begins tonight. The two teams square off in a key 8-AAAA matchup in Loganv...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Late rally falls short, 45-42
Habersham Central put together a furious second half rally but came up just short in an 8-AAAA football battle Friday night against Heritage. Heritage’s Harrison Kulp kicked a 24-yard field with si...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC beats Huntingdon, sets NCAA-era record for wins
The Piedmont College women’s soccer team made a little history Saturday in Montgomery, Ala., shutting out Huntingdon College 2-0 to set the program’s NCAA-era for wins in a single season. The win p...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall in shootout with Heritage, 45-42
Harrison Kulp kicked a 24-yard field in the final seconds of the game to lift Heritage to a 45-42 win over Habersham Central Friday night in Mt. Airy. The loss dropped the Raiders to 4-4 on the sea...
Oct 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont scrimmages UGA, Clemson Sunday
If you are a sports fan, you will have a chance Sunday morning to do something you’ve probably never done - watch a college lacrosse match. Piedmont College, which will fields its first men’s lacro...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider cheer squad aiming for state bid
The Habersham Central co-ed competition cheer team is aiming for a return trip to the Class AAAA meet later this fall. The Raider squad has put together several strong performances so far this seas...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Patriots battle in key region game
Habersham Central can take a big step toward the Class AAAA playoffs tonight as the Heritage Patriots come to Mt. Airy for an important region football matchup. The Raiders (4-3) were off last week...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawkeyes, Bulldogs win Mini Bowl titles
The Habersham County Recreation Department capped off the 2011 youth football season with a pair of Mini Bowl games Monday night at Raider Stadium. This fall, HCRD teams competed in two age divisio...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central controls playoff fate
With three games left on the 2011 regular season schedule, the Habersham Central Raiders hold their playoff destiny in their own hands. The football team doesn't need any help from other teams in t...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feldman reaches coaching milestone
Piedmont College volleyball coach Sid Feldman reached a career milestone over the weekend as the Lady Lions knocked off Wesleyan College, giving Feldman his 400th victory as a collegiate coach. The...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kimsey earns spot in Georgia Sports Hall of Fame class
Habersham County's Cliff Kimsey is a member of the 2012 class of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Kimsey is one of seven people chosen for the honor recently by the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Hono...
Oct 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gerrin picked to All-Region team
Habersham Central junior Haley Gerrin has been selected to the 8-AAAA All-Region volleyball team. Gerrin, a middle hitter, is one of nine players from the region named to the first team, while seve...
Oct 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS falls to Creekview in opening round of playoffs
For the second consecutive season, the Creekview Grizzlies ended Habersham Central's softball season. On Wednesday in Canton, Creekview, the 7-AAAA runner-up, swept a doubleheader in the opening ro...
Oct 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC races at Asics event
With the 8-AAAA meet just around the corner, the Habersham Central cross country teams continue to prepare for a run at the 2011 region titles. Over the weekend, the HCHS squads competed in the Asi...
Oct 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons win shootout, 56-31
In a game featuring 87 points and more than 900 yards of offense, the Flowery Branch Falcons stayed unbeaten with a 56-31 win over Habersham Central Friday night at Falcon Field in southern Hall Co...
Oct 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS opens AAAA sectionals today at Creekview
When Habersham Central opens play today in the Class AAAA state softball sectionals, the team in the other dugout will look somewhat familiar. For the second consecutive year, the Lady Raiders face...
Oct 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patterson earns Big South honors
Habersham Central graduate Marty Patterson was named the Big South Conference's Defensive Player of the Week after a stellar game for the Gardner-Webb football team against Samford. Patterson, a re...
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders set to battle No. 3 Flowery Branch
Habersham Central is facing one of its biggest games in years tonight, hitting the road to take on No. 3 Flowery Branch. The Raiders (4-2) are currently in fourth place in the 8-AAAA race while the...
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCMS squad wins league title
It was a very good season for the Habersham County middle school volleyball teams. The HCMS teams combined to post a 16-5 record this season and capped off the 2011 campaign with the Lady Raider A ...
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central junior varsity wins region tournament
The Habersham Central junior varsity volleyball team finished off a near-perfect season last weekend by winning the 8-AAAA championship. The Lady Raiders (20-1) posted a 4-0 record during the tourn...
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Region volleyball tourney begins Thursday at HCHS
The 8-AAAA volleyball championship will be decided this week at Habersham Central. For the first time in the program's history, HCHS plays host to the region tournament, beginning Thursday. The fin...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders blast Bulldoggs, 54-10
Habersham Central took care of business Friday night, blasting Winder-Barrow 54-10. The Raiders moved to 4-2 on the season, putting together one of the top offensive performances in recent history ...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders fall in Game 3 to Loganville
Habersham Central made a run at its first appearance in the 8-AAAA softball championship game but came up just short Monday night in Loganville. After splitting the first two games with the Red Dev...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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