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March 06, 2015
Sports
Varsity basketball falls short in Round 2
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams saw their seasons come to a close earlier this week as the Lady Raiders dropped a 60-40 contest to North Forsyth High School Tuesday and the...
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Tallulah Falls swimmers shine at state
Tallulah Falls School swimmers turned in a strong performance at the Georgia High School Association State Championship Swim Meet Feb. 6-7 as they competed against 125 teams representing public and...
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PC women’s basketball defeats Covenant; men fall to USA South foes
Piedmont College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Lookout Mountain Wednesday and returned to Demorest with split decisions against Covenant College. The Lady Lions picked up a USA S...
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Harrison meets with team, tells class of 2016: ‘You’re going to be that class everybody remembers’
New Habersham Central High School football coach Benji Harrison’s first order of business Wednesday, to no surprise, was to meet with the players who will be following his lead next fall. His first...
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Lady Raiders win in overtime, Raiders pull upset in region tourney
Monday opened up the Region 6-AAAAAA basketball tournament at Chattahoochee High School, and Habersham Central High School’s varsity teams had no plans of ending their seasons in Round 1 play-in ga...
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Wrestlers Burpee, Jarrard move on to State Championships
Habersham Central High School wrestlers Andrew Burpee and Slade Jarrard are on their way to the Georgia High School Association Wrestling State Championships after both placed in the top eight wres...
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North Georgia Twisters gymnastics continue tearing up the competition
Habersham County’s gymnasts, the North Georgia Twisters, had another successful meet as they swept the medal podium at the Heart of Gold Invitational in Villa Rica Feb. 7-8. All told, the group bro...
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Harrison ready to right Raiders’ gridiron ship
Monday, Feb. 9, ushered in a new era for Habersham Central High School football. That’s when with the board of education approved Benji Harrison as new head coach of the Raiders. “I was really exci...
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Raiders lose joust with Knights on Senior Night
Habersham Central High School celebrated its nine senior basketball players Friday night as the varsity teams took on Centennial High School’s Knights and lost both contests. The Raiders came out o...
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TFS swimmers prepare for state stage
Thursday marks the beginning of the 2014-15 Georgia High School Association Swimming and Diving State Championship held at Georgia Tech’s recreation center. Friday morning, six swimmers from Tallul...
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Raiders nearly wrangle win against Longhorns
Habersham Central High School’s Raiders nearly pulled off a big upset Tuesday night in Suwanee as they took the No. 2 team in the region to the wire, falling by only three points to Lambert High Sc...
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Dr. Stuart Sanders serves as Team USA physician in Sweden
While the synchronized figure skaters for Team USA were on the ice competing last month for the Leon Lurje Trophy in Gothenburg, Sweden, Dr. Stuart Sanders of Clarkesville was standing nearby ready...
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Men snap 3-game skid on Gaines’ buzzer-beater; Lady Lions’ bid to upset No. 18 Scots falls short
Piedmont College’s women’s basketball team faced a tough task Saturday as it played host to the Maryville College Scots – ranked No. 18 in the USA Today Coaches Poll – but couldn’t complete the ups...
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Wrestlers Burpee, Jarrard, Rodriguez, Purdee move past Area Tournament
Habersham Central High School’s varsity and junior varsity wrestling teams took part in the 2014-15 Area 6-AAAAAA Tournament last weekend, with varsity athletes looking to move past the first step ...
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Lady Raiders escape Titans, Raiders drop another road game
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams seem to have a familiar storyline for the 2014-15 season: splitting games at home and away. Friday night, the teams took on Northview High S...
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Lady Lions picked second by league lacrosse coaches
Piedmont College’s women’s lacrosse team has been selected to finish the 2015 season in second, according to the USA South Athletic Conference coaches. The league released its 2015 preseason coache...
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Twisters gymnastics tears up Sterling Classic
The North Georgia Twisters brought home several individual, all-around and team titles from the Sterling Classic gymnastics meet in Buford Jan. 24-25. Annabelle Jackson led the way in the Level 1 j...
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HCHS basketball drops games against Raiders
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams suffered defeats Tuesday as they traveled to Cumming to face North Forsyth High School. The meeting between the two sets of Lady Raiders too...
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Piedmont Lady Lions picked to defend USA South conference softball title
Piedmont College’s softball players are set to defend their USA South Athletic Conference title this year, and the 13 head coaches of the league expect them to succeed, according to Wednesday’s rel...
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Lady Lions get back on winning track, men’s team drops matchup to Convenant
Piedmont College’s basketball programs were both on winning streaks until last weekend’s match ups with Ferrum College Jan. 23, which saw the men’s and women’s teams fall to the conference opponent...
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Raider wrestling splits on Senior Night, dominates Raider Round Robin Duals
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestlers won three of four matches between Friday’s Senior Night celebration and Saturday’s Habersham-hosted tournament. Preceding Friday night’s action aga...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS swimming holds Senior Day
Habersham Central High School’s swim team defeated Tallulah Falls School and Union County High School Saturday as it held its annual Senior Day at the last home meet of the season to honor its seni...
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Lady Raiders earn region win; Raiders fall to Chattahoochee
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball programs hosted Chattahoochee High School’s Cougars Friday in a region rematch that resulted in a victory for the Lady Raiders and a loss for the ...
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Raider baseball to host Diamond Day
Habersham Central High School’s baseball program is set to host its first Diamond Day Feb. 14 at Raider Park at Wilbanks Middle School. The event will begin at 9 a.m. as the varsity Raiders hold a ...
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Wrestlers split matches with Madison, Jackson counties
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestling team split matches with Madison County and Jackson County high schools Tuesday in Jefferson. First, the Raiders took the mat against the Red Raider...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont baseball selected to finish third in USA South Conference play
The USA South Conference announced Wednesday that Piedmont College’s baseball program has been tabbed to take the third spot in the 2015 USA South Baseball Coaches Preseason Poll. The poll is voted...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions riding 4-game streak
Piedmont College’s men’s basketball team is sitting on a four-game winning streak after a pair of home USA South victories over Greensboro College and Methodist University over the weekend. Friday,...
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Court Raiders split with Alpharetta on Rec Night
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams hosted Alpharetta High School Friday for a region matchup between the two sets of Raiders. The teams split victories, with the home team win...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions earn eighth consecutive victory Sunday
Piedmont College’s women’s basketball team is streaking once more. The Lady Lions (13-1, 6-0) picked up their seventh and eighth consecutive wins Friday and Sunday with victories over USA South Con...
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TFS swimmers qualify for State Swim Meet
The Tallulah Falls School varsity men’s relay team achieved a Georgia high school state qualifying time in the 200-yard freestyle relay event at a Jan. 10 swim meet in Gainesville. Juniors John Luk...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search for head coach ‘still ongoing’ process
A search committee is still looking for a new head football coach for Habersham Central High School, wading through 70 resumes that have poured in from all over the country. Habersham County School...
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Lady Lions walked over Agnes Scott Scotties with offensive second half
Piedmont College’s women’s basketball team took care of the Agnes Scott College Scotties with a 34-point, 91-57 victory Tuesday in an out-of-conference clash. Agnes Scott opened the game with its l...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner brings USATF XC championship to Habersham
Clarkesville resident David Turner has raced around the nation and seen success in the world of cross country, most recently setting a state record and winning a national championship. The 75-year-...
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John Dzik stepping down as Piedmont AD
Piedmont College’s director of intercollegiate athletics has announced he will step down June 30. John Dzik took the position in April 2005 during the school’s transition from the National Associat...
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Wrestling splits with Towns Co., Murphy
Habersham Central High School wrestlers split wins between Towns County and Murphy (N.C.) Tuesday in Hiawassee. The Raiders first faced the hosting Towns County Indians, matches that resulted in a ...
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West Forsyth Wolverines claw past court Raiders
Habersham Central High School hosted West Forsyth High School Tuesday for a rematch between the schools’ varsity basketball teams. The visiting team swept both games over the Raiders in the 6-AAAAA...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community’s support of son’s journey humbles Wheelers
Demorest native Ian Wheeler participated in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship game Monday night in Arlington, Texas, as the punter for the University of Oregon. In the s...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider wrestling posts 2-2 record at Area Duals
Habersham Central High School’s wrestlers traveled to Chattahoochee High School Saturday for the Area Duals tournament, where they posted a 2-2 record. After entering the tournament seeded seventh,...
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Basketball Raiders split games with Johns Creek
Habersham Central High School’s basketball programs traveled to Johns Creek Friday night to take on the Johns Creek High School Gladiators, with the Lady Raiders picking up another region win. The ...
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Wheeler, Ducks upset in national title game
The University of Oregon Ducks fell to the Ohio State University Buckeyes 42-20 in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship game Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Habersham Cen...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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