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September 03, 2014
Sports
Sales leads PC to consecutive USA South conference wins, named Rookie of the Week
Habersham Central alumna and current Piedmont College freshman Carly Sales was a huge spark for the Lady Lions in their two games this weekend, leading them to wins, and has been rewarded with conf...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders claim first region win over Lady Lions
The Habersham Central High School Lady Raiders traveled to Suwanee Friday night to pick up their first region win for the 2013-14 season with a 57-52 victory over the Peachtree Ridge Lady Lions. “I...
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Return to Play Act of 2013 targets concussion control
“The culture around concussions needs to change. It’s no longer just, ‘Oh, he got his bell rung.’ Concussions are in the same echelon of strokes and aneurysms.” Those are words from Colton Webber, ...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attitude is everything
The old saying, “Attitude is everything,” rings true when learning new skills, especially when paired with overcoming a visual impairment. Wilbanks Middle School student Cole Brookshire is a sixth ...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV, varsity boys lose at Jackson
The junior varsity and varsity Habersham Central High School Raiders basketball teams were both defeated Friday night after traveling to face the Jackson County Panthers. The Lady Raiders teams did...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham, TFS swim teams compete
The Habersham Raiders and Tallulah Falls School swim teams competed in a meet hosted by Habersham at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville on Friday afternoon. Habersham Habersham Ce...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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2013: Reflecting on a year of Habersham County sports
As 2013 comes to a close, a look back at a year of sports in our county is important. It gives us a chance to revisit trials and look forward to the future; to pay homage to the good and anticipate...
Jan 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twisters sweep top 3 at Jack Frost Invitational
The Habersham County gymnastics program competed in the Jack Frost Invitational in Duluth on Dec. 14-15 and swept the top three levels of competition. The program carries the name of the North Geor...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Year means new fitness resolutions
Habersham County Rec Department, HMC, UGA, lists resources and tips to keep your 'get fit' resolution going
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders place at Coal Mountain Classic
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestling team had four athletes place at the Coal Mountain Classic hosted by North Forsyth on Saturday. Freshman Andrew Burpee was one of four Raider wrestl...
Dec 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB umpire speaks at Rotary meeting
By KIMBERLY BROWN What does it take to be a Major League Baseball umpire? According to Piedmont College alum Marvin Hudson, it takes a lot of hard work, time away from his family and more than a li...
Dec 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beyond the athletes: Glenn Ingram dominates
There are many unsung heroes when it comes to athletics, especially at the high school level. In football, the offensive linemen are hardly ever recognized when it comes to good play. In basketball...
Dec 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS Varsity wrestling beats Stephens in John Smith Mountaineer
The Raiders varsity wrestling team won one of three matches at the John Smith Mountaineer tournament hosted by Lumpkin County Dec. 13. The team lost to Forsyth Central by a team score of 42-27. Sla...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall to Norcross
Habersham Central’s varsity basketball teams came away winless from their Monday night trip to play region foe Norcross. The Lady Raiders were outscored in all four quarters during their 70-28 loss...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS compete in Winter Snow meet
The varsity and middle school swim teams for Habersham County and Tallulah Falls School continue to see success. At the TFS-hosted Winter Snow meet at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center Dec. 14, ...
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Raider swim teams place fourth at North Hall meet
The Habersham Central varsity and middle school swim teams both placed fourth in combined team scores at their respective competition level at the North Hall swim meet, their fourth of the year. HC...
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham wins three of four games over rival Stephens County
HCHS nearly swept rival Stephens County by winning three out of four games played on Friday night in Mt. Airy. The junior varsity girls kicked off the action on the night with a 39-15 victory over ...
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gosnell, Miller post double-doubles against Mountain View Friday night
HCHS hosted Mountain View on Friday night for Teacher Appreciation Night to continue its search for a varsity region win this season. Lady Raiders The Lady Raiders were unable to pull out a win in ...
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Sixth Man' group dons jerseys to support Raider basketball

Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central misses out on first region win at Mill Creek
The Habersham Central Raider basketball teams are still in search of that elusive first region win and Mill Creek paid them no favors Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders faced off with the Lady Hawks o...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider football lauds players at banquet
Habersham Central High School held its annual Raider football banquet Sunday afternoon in the auditorium, where end-of-the-season awards were presented. Head Coach Michael Pollock opened the ceremo...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders open up region play vs. Lions
Habersham Central's varsity teams opened up their region schedule on Tuesday night against Peachtree Ridge at home. Lady Raiders HCHS led the Lady Lions by four points at halftime, but couldn't hol...
Dec 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS moves to Region 6-AAAAAA
Habersham Central will move to region 6-AAAAAA beginning fall 2014 the Georgia High School Association announced on Tuesday. The announcement was made after two meetings of the GHSA's Reclassificat...
Dec 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider squads aim for fast times in pool
The Habersham Central swim team is the first of the school’s winter sports teams to get the 2013-14 season started. The team has competed in a pair of events so far, part of the team’s 10-meet regu...
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school teams tip off hoops season
The middle school basketball season is underway for Habersham County’s three middle school programs. The North Habersham Bobcats, South Habersham Rebels and Wilbanks Patriots have all started the 2...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC's Webb picked for All-State softball series
Habersham Central’s Georgia Webb will join some of the state’s best senior softball players this weekend at the Georgia Dugout Club All State series. Webb is among more than 70 players from around ...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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GHSA begins reclassification process
On Monday, the Georgia High School Association’s reclassification committee meets to decide what the landscape of the state’s high school athletic programs will look like for the next two academic ...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions win conference soccer title; punch ticket to NCAA D-III tournament
Piedmont College capped off its second year in the USA South Athletic Conference by winning the women's soccer title Sunday in Martinsville, Va. The Lady Lions (17-2-2) won a pair of games over the...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont men's team eager to get back on court
Last December, the Piedmont College men’s basketball program was shut down after seven games due to injuries, and player suspensions and dismissals. Just more than a month later, head coach Mark Bo...
Nov 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider squads tip off season later this month
Habersham Central’s basketball teams officially began preparations for the 2013-14 this week. The girls’ and boys’ varsity teams both held tryouts this week and are now ready to go full bore for th...
Nov 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders close season against Mill Creek
The high school football season comes to an end tonight for the Habersham Central Raiders as Mill Creek invades John Larry Black Field for a 7-AAAAAA matchup at 7:30 p.m. The Raiders end the season...
Nov 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall 27-14 to Duluth in season finale
Duluth scored three times in the second half on the way to a 27-14 win over Habersham Central, dashing the Raiders’ hopes of picking up the first win of the season. The Raiders led 7-0 after the fi...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Habersham teams remain in NGYFA playoff hunt
The quarterfinal round of the North Georgia Youth Football Association playoffs will be played Saturday and a pair of Habersham County teams are still in the hunt for a title. Habersham has teams a...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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HNGA drops final game, 21-20
The Habersham Ninth Grade Academy football team finished off a successful season with a heartbreaking 21-20 loss to Gainesville. The Raiders finished the season with a 4-2 record, with both losses ...
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC heads to Duluth for final road game
The Habersham Central Raiders make the final road trip of the season tonight, heading to Duluth to take on a Wildcats squad that is also going through a tough season. The Wildcats are 1-6 under fir...
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runner prepare for region
In nine days, Habersham Central’s cross country team will compete in the most important race of the season. The 7-AAAAAA meet is schedule for Saturday, Nov. 2, at the River Green Complex in Duluth....
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 1 Bulldogs run past Raiders
North Gwinnett lived up to its lofty reputation Friday night in Mt. Airy, handing the Habersham Central Raiders a 41-0 loss in a 7-AAAAAA matchup at John Larry Black Field. The Bulldogs, the top-ra...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michaud's pitching gem knocks Lady Raiders out of state playoffs
After dropping the opening game of a three-game series with Habersham Central, the No. 1-ranked Lassiter Lady Trojans needed someone to step up. Brianna Michaud answered the call. Michaud, a junior...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham team claims conference title
Habersham County will have four teams in the hunt for North Georgia Youth Football Association titles when the playoffs start this weekend around the area. The regular season wrapped up Saturday, w...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellison helps lead Eagles past Citadel
With each passing week, former Habersham Central standout Kevin Ellison carves out a bigger and bigger role on the Georgia Southern football team. Last Saturday, Ellison got another start at quarte...
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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