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December 23, 2014
Sports
Lady Lions stay perfect with pair of victories in LaGrange
A total of 41 points separated the Piedmont College Lady Lions from their two opponents in the SAA/USA South Classic basketball tournament Nov. 29-30, as the crew from Demorest remained perfect wit...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellison, Georgia Southern Eagles complete Sun Belt sweep
With Saturday night’s 22-16 victory over the University of Louisiana-Moroe, the Georgia Southern University Eagles are Sun Belt football champions. The Eagles (9-3, 8-0) posted a perfect record in ...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS Lady Raiders force OT in win over East Jackson Eagles
Nine-tenths of a second. A drive. A foul. Two free throws. A screaming crowd and a sophomore at the line with her team down 44-45. This is what regulation came down to for the varsity girls’ squads...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV Lady Raiders win big over Lady Eagles
Habersham Central High School outshined the East Jackson Comprehensive High School Lady Eagles in a 53-26 victory for the junior varsity Lady Raiders Friday in Commerce. The Lady Raiders held East ...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central wrestles to major wins over three North Carolina squads
Habersham Central High School’s wrestling team hosted a trio of North Carolina schools Tuesday, defeating each of them by 48 points or more. “It was good for us in terms of mat experience because t...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luken, England boost Lions in comeback victory over Sewanee
Piedmont College picked up its second victory of the season with a 79-62 victory over Sewanee: The University of the South Tuesday night in Sewanee, Tennessee. The Tigers raced out to a quick 10-0 ...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV, varsity boys split matches with Chestatee
Habersham Central High School’s varsity boys basketball team picked up its second win of the season as the junior varsity Raiders fell when the two traveled to Gainesville Tuesday to face Chestatee...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders named to All-Region list
The listing for the All-Region teams for Region 6-AAAAAA was released Wednesday with five Habersham Central High School athletes making the group with two First-Team players, a Second-Team player a...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Lady Raiders split games in opening weekend
Habersham Central High School opened its varsity basketball season with a double–header Friday and Saturday nights, coming away with two losses and two wins. Johns Creek The Raiders began the seaso...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont Lions defeat Toccoa Falls Eagles
After falling to Presbyterian College in the season-opener, Piedmont College’s men’s basketball team held off local rival Toccoa Falls College Saturday for its first win of the new season. The fina...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions fend off Fighting Squirrels to remain unbeaten
The Piedmont College Lady Lions basketball team emerged victorious over Mary Baldwin College, 81-34, Sunday in Cave Arena in Demorest. It took the Lady Lions (2-0, 1-0) less than 14 minutes to tota...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue Hose stifles PC in second half
The Piedmont College Lions dropped their 2014-15 season opener in an 82-72 decision to Presbyterian College Tuesday in Clinton, South Carolina. The Lions traveled to the Templeton Center for their ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallulah Falls School Lady Indians fall short of comeback, Indians rout Blue Ridge Bobcats
Tallulah Falls School students, faculty and fans were in for a treat Tuesday night as the varsity basketball teams opened up their home schedule with a “white-out” and exciting action against Blue ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagles soar into state championship
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School’s football team will play Friday for its first state title in its four-year history. The Eagles defeated Metrolina (North Carolina) Christian 28-24 on Saturday to earn th...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots take 3 of 4 from Rebels
The Wilbanks Patriots won three of four matchups against South Habersham as the two Habersham County middle schools squared off on the basketball court Monday night. The Patriots hosted the seventh...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders, Raiders scrimmage Leopards
Habersham Central High School’s men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams tested themselves in scrimmages with Banks County High School Thursday in Homer. Because the teams were just scrimmaging, ...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling Raiders drop matches to Gladiators in opening bout
The Habersham Central High School Raiders’ wrestling program opened its season Friday night against the Clarke Central High School Gladiators. As a team, the Raiders fell, 49-25. “We’re early into ...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central swims to third in first home meet, TFS nets second place
Habersham Central High School took third place overall Saturday in its first swim meet of the season at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center. Tallulah Falls School also competed in the meet, scorin...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders excited to begin play in new region
Habersham Central High School women’s basketball head coach John Hood said he is looking forward to the team’s first season in a new region, relying on young, experienced players. The 2014-15 baske...
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallulah Falls lauds fall sports athletes at awards banquet
Tallulah Falls School fall sports athletes recently celebrated successful seasons with an awards banquet Nov. 4 at Glen-Ella Springs Inn & Meeting Place. Varsity coaches recognized players and mana...
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont fall sports standouts acknowledged by USA South
The USA South Athletic Conference and its 13 member schools, including Piedmont College, have wrapped up the 2014 fall athletic season in five of the six sports supported by the league. The confere...
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS compete in luau-themed swim meet
Tallulah Falls School hosted the Hawaiian Luau Meet Saturday at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center and placed third, just one spot ahead of Habersham Central High School. The Indians’ varsity swi...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders to rely on maturity, experience for improved season
After a four-win season a year ago, the Habersham Central High School Raiders look to use last year as a building block to achieve better results on the basketball court for the 2014-15 season. Hea...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCLL registration open for spring
Habersham County Little League has opened its registration period for the 2015 spring season. Registration opened Nov. 10 and will run through Feb. 13, 2015. Fees for the leagues break down to $75 ...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders unable to complete comeback over Chattahoochee in 35-28 loss
The Habersham Central High School Raiders took the ball on the 8-yard line due to an illegal block penalty on an interception from junior Mason Kinsey with 7:42 left in the fourth quarter. With the...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders seek to finish season strong
With one win under their belt and the final game Friday night, the Habersham Central High School Raiders are looking to end the season on a positive note heading into the off-season. “If we win Fri...
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wolves head to XC Nationals
The North Georgia Technical College cross country Lady Wolves, as a team, placed second in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Championship held in Macon at the Georgia Industria...
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cycling wins HGSCL state title
Habersham Raiders Cycling has captured the state title and made history -- all in its first season. Sunday, the Raiders traveled to Gainesville for the final race of the season. The University of N...
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider cheer taking 'Love for Lindsey' donations Friday
Habersham Central High School cheerleaders will receive donations for Lindsey Brown at Friday night’s football game between Habersham and Chattahoochee High School. The cheerleaders are calling the...
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider wrestling to begin new period on mat Nov. 14
As cold weather makes its way into Habersham County, it’s time to turn to winter sports to keep us entertained. The first of the winter lineup is Habersham Central High School’s wrestling program. ...
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sweet Victory! HCHS snaps losing streak with win over North Forsyth
The losing streak has ended. Going into Friday, two years and 19 days had passed since Oct. 12, 2012, the date of Habersham Central High School’s last football victory. In that time, Habersham play...
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Titans end season with overtime loss
Trinity Classical School closed out its last game of the season Thursday night with a back-and-forth battle with the Covington Christian Bulldogs. The game proved to be the closest offensive and de...
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions men's, women's soccer make USA South Conference Tournament
The USA South Athletic Conference released its soccer tournament seedings for both men’s and women’s soccer Wednesday with both Piedmont College programs making the cut. The tournaments consist of ...
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders look to score big at home against North Forsyth
Friday night is a time for redemption. Friday night is another chance to right the ship. Friday night, Habersham Central High School will host North Forsyth High School as the first of two final ga...
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders prepare for last ride
Habersham Central High School’s club cycling team is getting ready for its last race Sunday. The Raiders will head to Gainesville for the race with an 82-point lead over Gainesville’s Prima Tappa t...
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trinity's hopes of second win dashed
Trinity Classical School had high hopes Friday of drawing on the fundamentals from its second game that delivered the first and only win so far this season. But those hopes ended as Colonial Hills ...
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders drop the ball at Johns Creek
In a matchup of teams who haven’t seen wins since the 2012 football season, it was Habersham Central High School’s streak which continued to live on following a 42-14 defeat at the hands of Johns C...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellison, Georgia Southern shatter records in 69-31 win
Georgia Southern University traveled north to Atlanta Saturday for its first-ever gridiron matchup with Georgia State University. While the Panthers scored the first points of the newly-minted Sun ...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions wrap fall with best finish in Chick-fil-A Collegiate
The Piedmont College men’s golf team wrapped up its final tournament of the fall season with the ending of the Chick-fil-A Collegiate Invitational Tuesday. The team cut eight strokes from their fir...
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackburn, TMC golf score eight in fall conference tournament
The Truett-McConnell College women’s golf team placed eighth in the Appalachian Athletic Conference Fall Invitational as the tournament wrapped up on Wednesday. Freshman Ashton Thompson led the Bea...
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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