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December 19, 2014
Sports
Murphy wins WABDL World Championship
Joey Murphy has picked up his eighth world championship in the World Association of Benchers and Dead Lifters in a championship event at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mur...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central Raider wrestling falls to Tigers, Leopards
Habersham Central High School wrestling took a proverbial knock on the chin Tuesday with losses to Dawson County and Banks County high schools in Homer. The Raiders began their night against the Da...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search for head coach continues as interviews begin
Habersham Central High School is in the midst of a search to find the next head coach of the football program with an increasing pool of applicants. “We’ve got a pool of about 75 people at this poi...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider football players honored at final banquet
Habersham Central High School held its annual football banquet Thursday night to reflect on the play of student-athletes from the middle-school level to the varsity level, and reward those whose pl...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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TFS, HCHS place sixth, seventh at Winter Snow meet
Tallulah Falls School bested county rival Habersham Central High School in the TFS-hosted Winter Snow Swim Meet Friday at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center near Clarkesville. Combined scores of ...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity squads fall to Cougars, North Forsyth
Habersham Central High School played two of its final three region games on the court before the holiday break Friday and Saturday. Both teams lost to both opponents. Chattahoochee The teams travel...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duncan, Ivie, Foster inducted to Hall of Fame
Habersham Central High School hosted Hall of Fame Night Saturday to formally induct Sharea Harrison Duncan, J.T. Ivie and David Foster into the HCHS Basketball Hall of Fame. The festivities started...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont’s Norman named Capital One Academic All-American
Piedmont College volleyball player Kaitlin Norman has been named to the Capital One Academic All-American Team for the second year in a row by the College Sports Information Directors of America (C...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellison named to Sun Belt All-Conference List
Kevin Ellison, Habersham Central High School alumnus, was named to the Sun Belt Conference’s Second All-Conference Team as the starting quarterback for Georgia Southern University at Statesboro. Th...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity Raiders lose battles to War Eagles
Habersham Central High School lost a pair of varsity basketball games Tuesday as the men’s and women’s teams traveled to Cumming to face South Forsyth High School. The Lady Raiders (4-3, 1-3) tippe...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foster, Duncan, Ivie get nods for HCHS Basketball Hall of Fame
Habersham Central High School’s basketball programs will celebrate Hall of Fame Night Saturday to induct David Foster, Sharea Harrison Duncan and James Thomas (J.T.) Ivie as the 2014 class. Foster ...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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If it’s too good to be true...
My great-nephew Walker (he’s 10 years old) and his Papa Gary came over to our house the other Saturday to cut down some tree limbs. There are some things around our house that K.C. just can’t do, a...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traylor, Parham, Adams named to All-Region
Habersham Central High School once again has made the All-Region list this fall as seniors Jessica Traylor, Brittany Parham and Hannah Adams have been named to the 6-AAAAAA All-Region softball squa...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clipping their wings: NCAA denies Georgia Southern’s bowl waiver
The Georgia Southern University Eagles will not be able to play in a football postseason bowl game because of a ruling from the National Collegiate Athletic Association. You see, there’s a rule bur...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders split with Alpharetta, win in Toccoa
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball team’s played a pair of away games Friday night with the girls picking up a win in Alpharetta Friday night and both squads winning in Toccoa Satur...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont upsets No. 6 Eagles
Emory University entered Cave Arena Tuesday ranked sixth nationally, but left the gym with an 87-85 defeat, its first loss of the season, as the Piedmont College Lions emerged victorious and the Ca...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV Lady Raiders outpaced by West Forsyth Wolverines
Habersham Central High School’s junior varsity girls were on the losing half of a 47-38 basketball game in Cumming Tuesday night against the West Forsyth High School Wolverines. The Lady Raiders ke...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outlaw drops buzzer-beater for Raiders’ first region victory; Lady Raiders fall to Wolverines
The Habersham Central High School Raiders’ varsity boys basketball team had an exciting comeback victory against West Forsyth High School Tuesday night in Cumming. The win marked the Raiders’ first...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham wrestling takes 2 of 3 in home match Tuesday
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestling team picked up a pair of wins Tuesday night as it hosted Elbert County, Cedar Shoals and West Hall high schools. The first victory came against Elb...
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No timeline for head coach search; players main focus for decision
It’s been 21 days since former Habersham Central High School head football coach Michael Pollock submitted his letter of resignation to the school board and 17 days since the board officially accep...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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