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August 22, 2014
Sports
HCHS basketball teams fall in region playoffs
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams met the end of the road on their 2013-14 seasons Monday night as both faced the No. 1 seeds from their playoff brackets and lost. Lady Raide...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont's Lady Lions rout Scots for 8th conference win
The Piedmont College Lady Lions basketball team earned its eighth win of the season with an 82-53 victory over USA South foe Covenant College Monday. The Lady Lions held the Scots to just 23 points...
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer faces Flowery Branch in scrimmage
Habersham Central High School’s varsity soccer teams began their seasons Feb. 6 by splitting scrimmage games with Flowery Branch. The Lady Falcons jumped out to a quick start with a 2-0 lead over t...
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three TFS Indians compete at GHSA state swim event
Tallulah Falls School had three student-athletes compete at the Georgia High School Association state swim meet over the weekend, one of which made the finals of their events. Savva Ivakin, a fresh...
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders moving to Region 7-AAAAAA tourney
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams hosted two different squads for Region 7-AAAAAA play-in games to determine who would be the eighth team placed in the bracket for the region...
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burpee, Corneck, Jarrard advance to State tournament
Three Habersham Central High School wrestlers will head to the State Tournament as a result of their performances at the State Sectionals tournament. Freshman Andrew Burpee, junior Austin Corneck, ...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weyrich takes final plunge as a Raider swimmer at State meet
Saturday saw Habersham Central High School senior Scott Weyrich stand on the starting block, eye the water, take the dive and swim his last competitive lap as a Raider swimmer. Rewind four years ag...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS seniors shine under spotlight of Senior Night
Habersham Central High School's varsity basketball teams hosted Duluth Friday night as a part of their Senior Night celebrations, but the Wildcats ended up celebrating victories following both game...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont opens 2014 season with pair of wins
Piedmont College Baseball began its 2014 baseball season with a two-game home series against Guilford College, taking both games from the Quakers. Game One The Lions season opener proved to be a 4-...
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity basketball splits games with Meadowcreek, fall to Blue Devils
The Habersham Central High School varsity basketball teams are finishing up their final week of the regular season before moving on to play-in games for the region tournament on Monday. The first t...
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders sign NLIs on National Signing Day
Every year, the first Wednesday of February is a closely-watched, cult holiday for those who are major followers of college football, as this is the day set aside when their school is finally able ...
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burpee, Corneck, Knight advance to sectionals
The Habersham Central High School wrestling team competed in the Area Traditional Tournament Saturday, with three Raiders placing high enough to compete in State Sectionals this weekend. To advance...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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TFS, HCHS swimmers prepare for State Meet
Swimmers at Habersham Central High School and Tallulah Falls School are gearing up for the State Swim Meet this weekend. The Raiders have one swimmer competing in the State meet. Senior Scott Weyri...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders get second region win over Lady Mustangs, Raiders fall in Meadowcreek makeup
Habersham Central High School's varsity basketball teams hosted the Meadowcreek Mustangs Saturday to make up a game that was canceled in early January. The Lady Raiders picked up a second region wi...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham County Little League gearing up for 2014
Habersham County Little League is ready to get the ball rolling on the start of the 2014 season with the announcements of important dates. Observation for the league’s softball and baseball teams w...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCRD to vote on addition of 12U football
Last year, the Habersham County Recreation Department moved away from its traditional in-county football format and joined the North Georgia Youth Football Association. Currently, HCRD is only a me...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC softball picked as preseason favorites
Piedmont College has been named the top contender for the USA South title in softball in the coaches’ preseason poll. Piedmont received 10 of the 13 first-place votes available in the poll, with Fe...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twisters score well at Sterling Classic meet
The North Georgia Twisters competed at the Sterling Classic in Buford Jan. 24-25 and nearly swept Levels 1-3. The team won first place in both Level 1 and Level 2 competition. In Level 3, it took h...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders split games with familiar foe
Saturday afternoon basketball returned to the Habersham Central High School gymnasium for the first time since Dec. 21, 2013, when the Raider squads took losses at the hands of North Gwinnett. This...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians, Raiders host meets in preparation for State
In back-to-back weeks, Tallulah Falls School hosted meets, followed by Habersham Central High School, in preparation for the state meet in the coming weeks. 'Ahoy Me Hearties' On Friday, Jan. 17, T...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders earn second region win, Lady Raiders fall to Mountain View Bears
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams traveled to Lawrenceville Jan. 24 to take on the Mountain View Bears and split games with the home squad. Lady Raiders The HCHS Lady Raiders...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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HNGA Raiders pick up win over Banks in last game of the season
Monday night the Habersham Ninth Grade Academy Raiders basketball team faced Banks County and pulled out a 55-45 victory in its final game of the season. HNGA was scheduled to travel to Gainesville...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilbanks places 2nd at Mountain League Tournament
Wilbanks Middle School’s eighth-grade boys basketball team found itself living a Cinderella dream on the way to the championship game of the Mountain League Tournament where it lost to White County...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC baseball players honored by Georgia Dugout Club
The Georgia Dugout Club (GADC) held its annual awards ceremony Saturday where three players from Piedmont College’s past and present players were honored. Lions’ senior Josh Bailey was selected as ...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenney hired as head coach of TMC Bears
Former Piedmont College volleyball assistant coach Melody Tenney is making a move to Truett-McConnell College as the new head coach of its program. According to an announcement made Wednesday by th...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders, Raiders fall to Mill Creek
The Habersham Central High School varsity basketball teams fell to the Mill Creek Hawks Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders won the tipoff in the first game of the evening, but were unable to hold off ...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions suffer first USA South loss to the Greensboro Pride
The Piedmont Lady Lions basketball team was handed its first USA South loss Sunday against Greensboro College in Greensboro, N.C., by a score of 82-66. Shanita Hampton led the Pride with 22 points ...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archer takes team trophy at Sham Slam VIII; Habersham Central's Burpee, Corneck place at weekend tournament
The Archer Tigers finished on top at Sham Slam VIII with a 307-point total for the two-day tournament, more than 100 points over second place. The Tigers finished with four wrestlers placing first,...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats best rival SHMS Rebels
North Habersham Middle School’s eighth-grade basketball teams traveled to South Habersham to take on the Rebels Thursday night, with the Bobcats coming away victorious. The Lady Bobcats pulled out ...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nine Raiders named All-Region
The Georgia High School Association released the All-Region teams for the 2013 football season and the Habersham Central High School Raiders are well represented on the list, with nine players bein...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders drop double-overtime thriller; Raiders fall to Eagles
The Habersham Central High School Lady Raiders found themselves in a battle with Collins Hill that led to two overtime periods and a 54-49 loss for Habersham. The Lady Raiders led the first two qua...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham County Schools Athletic Department fundraiser to give away $10,000
Soon, you will have the opportunity to help the Habersham County Schools athletic program and possibly win $10,000 by participating in a fundraiser. For the ticket price of $100, the purchaser will...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welcome to Sham Slam VIII
“I think it’s probably one of the best tournaments in the Southeast. We’ve got five, maybe six, nationally-ranked kids and five of the six state champions from last weekend at the [state] duals her...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots sweep Bobcats in Saturday rematch
Wilbanks Middle School hosted North Habersham Middle School Saturday morning for a re-match on the court and took all four games from the Bobcats. To start the action for the day, the Lady Patriots...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sales leads PC to consecutive USA South conference wins, named Rookie of the Week
Habersham Central alumna and current Piedmont College freshman Carly Sales was a huge spark for the Lady Lions in their two games this weekend, leading them to wins, and has been rewarded with conf...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders claim first region win over Lady Lions
The Habersham Central High School Lady Raiders traveled to Suwanee Friday night to pick up their first region win for the 2013-14 season with a 57-52 victory over the Peachtree Ridge Lady Lions. “I...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Return to Play Act of 2013 targets concussion control
“The culture around concussions needs to change. It’s no longer just, ‘Oh, he got his bell rung.’ Concussions are in the same echelon of strokes and aneurysms.” Those are words from Colton Webber, ...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attitude is everything
The old saying, “Attitude is everything,” rings true when learning new skills, especially when paired with overcoming a visual impairment. Wilbanks Middle School student Cole Brookshire is a sixth ...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV, varsity boys lose at Jackson
The junior varsity and varsity Habersham Central High School Raiders basketball teams were both defeated Friday night after traveling to face the Jackson County Panthers. The Lady Raiders teams did...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham, TFS swim teams compete
The Habersham Raiders and Tallulah Falls School swim teams competed in a meet hosted by Habersham at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville on Friday afternoon. Habersham Habersham Ce...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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