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August 27, 2014
Sports
Smart heads Tigers' golf program
Blake Smart, former Habersham Central High School golfer, has been named head coach of the men’s golf program at the University of Memphis, according to a university press release. Tom Bowen, UM’s ...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wood takes run at 2014 World Finals championship
Clarkesville’s Amber Wood is looking to race her way to a world championship over the next week as she competes in the National Barrel Horse Association World Finals in Perry. The 19-year-old, who ...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major League takes aim at District 7 title
Habersham County Little League’s Major League baseball All-Stars began their path to a district title Sunday in Toccoa, acquiring a 2-1 record in the first three games of the tournament. Hart Count...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior League falls in Toccoa matchup
Habersham County Little League’s Junior League All-Stars played in their final game of the 2014 District 7 tournament July 3 in Toccoa with a 15-1 loss to the host team. Toccoa started off the game...
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Senior League All-Stars begin district play in Toccoa
Habersham County Little League’s Senior League All-Stars started playing in the three-team District 7 tournament Saturday in Toccoa against the host team for a shot to face Hart County and remain i...
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Minor League softball falls in championship
Habersham County Little League’s Minor League softball team faced off with Franklin County July 3 in Lavonia for a championship game, which resulted in a 9-0 victory for the host team. Franklin Cou...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Van Hooser named TFS basketball coach
Tallulah Falls School Athletic Director Scott Neal has named Jim Van Hooser as the new head coach of the varsity boys’ basketball team. The action comes on the heels of the resignation of former he...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minor League marches on in tournament
Habersham County Little League’s Minor League softball All-Stars team continued to make its case for the District 7 title Tuesday and Wednesday, with games against Franklin County and Hart County L...
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Junior League All-Stars start district tournament
Habersham County Little League’s Junior League baseball All-Stars began their quest for a District 7 title Tuesday in Toccoa with a loss to Hart County in a run-ruled affair which ended 22-1. Hart ...
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Minor League softball All-Stars win opening pair at District 7 tournament
Habersham County Little League’s Minor League softball All-Stars opened play over the final weekend of June with wins over Toccoa and Rabun County Little Leagues to begin the District 7 tournament ...
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minor League baseball All-Stars make early exit
Habersham County Little League’s Minor League baseball All-Stars began play in the 2014 District 7 Little League tournament with games Sunday and Monday against Toccoa and Franklin County Little Le...
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'Dead Week' brings a halt to summer activities
One week. There’s one week every school year where there is nothing going on at any high school in the state, it’s the same one each year and it’s called “dead week.” According to a rule instituted...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New region foes: Alpharetta
As announced last December by the Georgia High School Association, Habersham Central High School made the move from Region 7-AAAAAA to Region 6-AAAAAA, meaning another set of new athletic opponents...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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El Patron wins church league season tournament
The 2014 Habersham County Church League softball season came to a close Saturday after an 18-game tournament finished with El Patron standing atop the bracket and securing the first-place trophy. “...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jenkins named Lions new coach
John Dzik, director of Intercollegiate Athletics for Piedmont College, has announced the new head coach of the cross country and track and field programs with the hire of Jeff Jenkins. The position...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia drownings heightens need for water safety preparedness
With the summer solstice striking over the weekend and Fourth of July celebrations coming up, more people will be out enjoying time in pools, rivers, ponds and lakes in an attempt to beat the heat....
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Collins racing to 2016 Rio Olympic games
REPRINTED COURTESY OF THE PIEDMONT COLLEGE JOURNAL As a sophomore business student at Piedmont College, Stanton Collins’ routine is the same as most students – except for the twice-a-day workouts t...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. World Cup opener sets network records, lights up social media
BY ZACK MYERS For a world of soccer fans, the holy grail of their sport, the 2014 World Cup, began June 12 with host nation Brazil facing Croatia. For casual soccer fans who support the United Stat...
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CASA hosted 'Tee Off for CASA' event
Northeast Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA) held its sixth annual “Tee Off for CASA” event June 3 at The Orchard Golf and Country Club near Clarkesville. The event was a...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rookie League All-Stars' run comes to an end
Habersham County Little League ended its run at a Rookie League Sectionals tournament title Sunday after four games in the event, including the most sectionals wins for Habersham in the tournament....
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rapids, Hurricanes compete in Splash Meet
The Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center near Clarkesville was the venue for the North Georgia Swim League Splash Meet hosted by the Habersham Rapids Swim Team Saturday. More than 325 swimmers ages 6 t...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father/son duo share love of cycling
For some kids, their athletic careers start in the backyard with mom or dad throwing a baseball, shooting hoops or kicking a soccer ball. Many of those ride bikes in their youth and out grow the ac...
Jun 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont garners 189 Academic All-Conference honorees
In just its second year as a full member of the USA South Athletic Conference, Piedmont continues to impress amongst the league doing so this time in the classroom as 189 student-athletes wearing t...
Jun 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 7 champions: Habersham takes double from Toccoa for district title
Habersham County Little League’s Rookie League baseball team completed its chase of the Georgia District 7 title Saturday following a 12-5 victory over Hart County and back-to-back wins over Toccoa...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steck named Capital One All-American
Piedmont College men’s tennis player Patrick Steck was named a Capital One Academic All-American just weeks after being the first men’s tennis player to be named to the All-District list. The news ...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball continues moving toward district title, softball loss prompts District 7 tournament exit
Habersham County Little League still has a team chasing a District 7 title in the Rookie league tournament hosted by Rabun County, after both teams fell Tuesday night and split games Wednesday. Tue...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henderson, 7, living life in the fast lane
Kenneth Henderson, much like any other 7-year-old in Habersham County, enjoys riding his bike, playing with his dog and watching his fair share of television. Unlike many kids his age, Henderson al...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Little League too much for opening foes
The Habersham County Little League baseball and softball all-stars of the 7- and 8-year-old division used double-digit efforts to defeat their opponents Monday night in Rabun County. Baseball HCLL’...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Elliott enters NASCAR Hall of Fame
When Bill Elliott was voted last week into the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame, Georgia Racing Hall of Fame President Gordon Pirkle wanted to fire up Bill’s siren outside the historic Dawsonville Pool Roo...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sterghos named Triathlon Champion
After several years, and on his fourth attempt, Habersham Central High School alumnus U.S. Army Captain Nicholas Sterghos reached the apex of United States Military athletics in his chosen sport of...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bald eagles nesting at record level in Ga.
Bald eagle populations continue to rise in Georgia with 188 nesting territories present in the state in 2014, according to a release from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. A survey of th...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFCA names 4 Lady Lions to All-Atlantic Region list
Senior Brittney Head along with sophomores Laura Carter, Jordin Ellingson and Olivia Duncan were each named to the 2014 All-Atlantic Region team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Head,...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tokarz named ABCA All-South selection
Piedmont College sophomore pitcher Allen Tokarz was selected as a member of the All-South Region team by the American Baseball Coaches Association. “The beauty of Allen Tokarz on our pitching staff...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannon, Steck named Academic All-District
Piedmont College’s tennis program garnered two Capital One Academic All-District award honorees as women’s player Ashley Fannon and men’s player Patrick Steck were named to the list of award winner...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles named to All-Tournament Team
Toccoa Falls College senior Dylan Charles completed his senior baseball season with a 6-1 upset victory over Lee University in the 2014 National Christian College Athletic Association National Cham...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Head named Academic All-American
Piedmont College senior softball pitcher Brittney Head was named to the Capital One Academic All-American team Tuesday after helping the Lady Lions achieve a 43-8 school record, regular season and ...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twisters tear through State Championships
Habersham County’s recently acquired gymnastics program completed its 2014 competitive season with 15 state champions named for the North Georgia Twisters. Level 6 State Championships were held Mar...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory soars from NCAA Regional for Division-III Championship in Wisconsin
Emory University emerged from the NCAA Baseball Division-III South Regional tournament, hosted by Piedmont College at Loudermilk Field over the weekend, with a 5-1 record to win the six-team event ...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy, Bulldogs win San Antonio Regional, qualify for NCAA Tourney
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy and the University of Georgia Bulldogs golf team won the San Antonio Regional Tournament Saturday to qualify for the NCAA Championships. The former H...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ad sales to consolidate athletic fundraising
Habersham County School’s athletic department is opening up a new way of selling ads to local businesses in an effort to tie the department together across the county. “We’ll be selling advertiseme...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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