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April 25, 2015
Sports
Raiders defeat Northview, fall to Chattahoochee in region play
Habersham Central High School’s varsity baseball team was still in search of a second region win after falling to Chattahoochee High School in Johns Creek, 10-2, Monday. A 7-1 victory over Northvie...
Apr 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders defeat North Forsyth, clinch spot in state playoffs
Habersham Central High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team took to Cumming Tuesday for its final match before spring break. The Raiders won the matchup with North Forsyth High School 5-1 and sealed ...
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Ross named HCLL Volunteer of the Year
Habersham County Little League honored Chet Ross at its Opening Day ceremony March 21 as the league’s Volunteer of the Year. “I wanted to start something, a new tradition, that we do on Opening Day...
Apr 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders picking up mid-season steam
Habersham Central High School’s boys’ golf squad is picking up their game as the season rolls on. Last week, the Raiders finished 13th of 19 teams in the Big Red Shootout, beat Hart County and Whit...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perfect Lady Lions clinch back-to-back regular season titles
Piedmont College’s women’s lacrosse team is headed back to the conference tournament with the No. 1 seed after clinching its second consecutive regular season title with a 20-4 trouncing of Hunting...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track falls to White County; takes top 5 at Longhorn Stampede meet
Habersham Central High School’s track and field team dropped a combined meet to White County High School Friday night before the boys’ and girls’ sides picked up fifth-place finishes at Lambert Hig...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS boys soccer pulls out another late victory, beat Gladiators 2-1 in extra time
Habersham Central High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team has been the epitome of the moniker “cardiac kids” this season. Friday night’s 2-1 victory over Johns Creek High School continued the trend...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallulah Falls ‘Light in the Mountains’ 5K upcoming
Tallulah Falls School will once again be hosting the Light in the Mountains 5K as part of its Homecoming Weekend festivities. Activities for homecoming will be April 24-25, with the race opening ev...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anderson-Brooks Basketball Academy holding Summer Kickoff
The Anderson-Brooks Basketball Academy is hosting a 2015 Summer Kickoff in April. The Summer Kickoff will be held April 25 at HCHS and is open to students who are currently in fifth, sixth, seventh...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cardiac kids strike again with PK win over Centennial
Habersham Central High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team has a flair for the dramatics this season. It’s most recent victory over perennial powerhouse Centennial High School was no exception as it...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders serve up region tennis win
Habersham Central High School’s boys’ tennis team picked up its first region win of the season with a 3-2 defeat of North Forsyth High School. Wednesday, March 18, the Raiders traveled to Cumming t...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Offensive struggles continue for Raiders vs. Centennial, North Forsyth
Habersham Central High School’s varsity baseball team is fighting an offensive slump, which spanned three games last week and continued into Tuesday and Wednesday nights’ losses to Centennial and N...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League hits community home run
Habersham County opened its doors to a baseball program in 1997, which has continued to be a staple of the community since its inception 18 years ago. A group of dads in search of a better opportun...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men’s soccer earns 3-0 victory over Northview
Habersham Central High School’s varsity men’s soccer team is making a push to get back to the state playoffs this year. A 3-0 victory over Northview High School Friday night will help make its case...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opening Day sets exciting tone for 2015 season
A sun-splashed morning served as the backdrop for a slice of Americana straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting, as the Habersham Little League held its 18th Opening Day last weekend at Diamond M...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three split $10,000 prize at fundraiser
Three hundred numbers drawn, and in the end, three winners. However, all athletes at Habersham Central High School are the true winners because of funds raised for Habersham County Schools sports p...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders ground War Eagles; Lady Raiders fall to South Forsyth
Habersham Central High School’s varsity soccer team hosted South Forsyth High School Wednesday for a region match between the two squads, which saw the Raiders take a 3-0 victory and the Lady Raide...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackburn, Oren help Lady Bears set new record
The Truett-McConnell College Lady Bears’ golf team set a new school record as it hit the links earlier this week at The Oaks Golf Course in Covington to compete in the SCAD Atlanta Spring Golf Invi...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf girls beat Hart Co.
Habersham Central High School’s girls’ golf team picked up a win in its first match of the season Tuesday as it took on Hart County High School. The Lady Raiders beat the Lady Bulldogs 151-157 at A...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diamond Raiders earn first season win, first region win on back-to-back nights
Habersham Central High School’s varsity baseball team dropped its first seven games of the season. Tuesday night, that changed with a 6-3 victory over Stephens County High School. Wednesday night, ...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider tennis gets first wins of 2015
Habersham Central High School tennis picked up its first wins of the year Tuesday as both the boys and girls defeated East Hall High School 4-1 in Mt. Airy. The boys picked up singles wins from Joh...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders trounce Highlands Highlanders
Habersham Central High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team hosted Highlands School of Highlands, North Carolina, Tuesday in a contest which ended 10-2 in favor of the home team. The Lady Raiders pu...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gainesville takes Apple Mountain Invitational
Habersham Central High School hosted the Apple Mountain Invitational golf tournament Saturday at Apple Mountain Resort and Golf Club, where a team score of 282 won the event and an individual mark ...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penalty kicks decide clash between Raiders, Red Elephants
Habersham Central High School tied the Gainesville Red Elephants, 1-1, Saturday in a non-region competition at home which, eventually, led the pair to penalty kicks to decide the contest. The Raide...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS girls’ win Mt. Yonah Invitational; boys take fourth
Habersham Central High School and Tallulah Falls School both participated in their first track meets of the season Saturday as the squads traveled to Cleveland for the Mt. Yonah Invitational, hoste...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer squads drop home matches to Blue Devils
Habersham Central High School hosted Norcross High School Tuesday for a pair of varsity soccer matches, which saw the Blue Devils leave victorious, 5-1 in the girls’ contest and 2-1 in the boys’. B...
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Webb named Peach Belt Freshman of the Week
Habersham Central High School alumna Georgia Webb was named Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Week Tuesday according to a release from the conference. After graduating from HCHS in 2014, Webb m...
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diamond Raiders fall to Madison Co., Chestatee
Habersham Central High School’s baseball team has gotten its 2015 season underway and, after dropping a pair of games on its opening day, has fallen to 0-4 earlier this week. Monday, the Raiders fe...
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer Raiders take a late tumble to Central Gwinnett
Habersham Central High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team played only its second game of the season Saturday, its first since Feb. 13, in Lawrenceville at Central Gwinnett High School, which saw th...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball drops a pair on ‘Opening Day’
Habersham Central High School’s baseball team has been itching to get started on its 2015 season, but two weeks of winter weather delayed Opening Day and three other varsity baseball games. Saturda...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk Field to host NCAA Regional for second-straight season
One year removed from hosting a six-team baseball playoff in the NCAA’s 2014 Division-III National Tournament, Piedmont College’s Loudermilk Field will once again be showcased in 2015 as a repeat h...
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Cunningham to local businesses: Contact me before agreeing to advertising with outside companies
Habersham County Athletic Director Geep Cunningham is asking local businesses to contact him before agreeing to any advertising offered by outside companies to be distributed at school athletic eve...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riders brave ice, wind for Assault on Mt. Currahee
Habersham County served as a starting and finishing spot for a 34-mile bicycle race Saturday, which mapped its midway point at the top of Currahee Mountain in Stephens County. The Assault on Mount ...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports take a snow-day hiatus in Habersham
Habersham County sports have been in a near lockdown state since Feb. 13 after both soccer teams pulled out 1-0 victories over Johnson High School in their home openers. Frozen weather from freezin...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barrett among 5 PC Lions’ basketball players named All-Conference
Habersham Central High School alumna Brianna Barrett was one of five Piedmont College basketball players named to the USA South Athletic Conference All-Conference list Tuesday according to a releas...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions cut down Eagles; Lions fall short to Toccoa Falls
Piedmont College played its final basketball games of the 2014-15 regular season Saturday at Cave Arena as the Lions hosted Toccoa Falls College to celebrate the seniors. The Lady Lions took care o...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet and greet leaves impression on parents, Harrison
Habersham Central High School hosted a meet and greet session Sunday for parents and community members to meet and welcome new head football coach Benji Harrison to the school and community. The ev...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coan sets American swimming record
Clarkesville native McKenzie Coan has had a record-breaking freshman year at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland as she set the 1,000-yard freestyle record for the second time this se...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions complete sweep of Maryville; Lady Lions fall to 18th ranked Scots
Piedmont College’s basketball teams made the trek north to Maryville, Tennessee, for their final USA South Conference games of the 2014-15 regular season. The Lions completed the season sweep of th...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 consecutive goals sink Lions’ lacrosse
The Piedmont College men’s lacrosse team fell to hosting Birmingham-Southern College, dropping an 8-6 road decision Wednesday bringing its record to 1-2 overall. Goals by five different Lions were ...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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