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October 01, 2014
Sports
Hood steps down as HCHS athletic director
Just over a week after Habersham Central principal Jim Van Hooser retired, the school is under going more personnel changes. Earlier this week, HCHS athletic director Dr. Amy Hood stepped down as t...
Jun 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders to rebuild during summer workouts
When the high school basketball season ended in February, the Habersham Central Lady Raider basketball program said goodbye to seven seniors who had been part of some of the best seasons in school ...
Jun 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 7 Rookie League play begins this week
A pair of Habersham Little League All-Stars teams will kick off District 7 play later this week. Habersham Little League is hosting this year's baseball and softball tournaments at the Diamond Memo...
Jun 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackburn plays in state tourney
Habersham Central’s Ashley Blackburn was among 76 golfers that competed in the Class AAAAAA state tournament earlier this week in at Sunset Country Club in Moultrie. Blackburn posted a round of 94 ...
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cardiac athletes excel at World Heart Games
Habersham County had a large contingent of athletes participate in the World Heart Games last weekend in Decatur. The event, which is sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine, brought t...
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders end spring with Blue/Orange game
Spring football practice wrapped up Saturday afternoon with a series of scrimmages featuring Habersham County’s middle school and high school teams. The Raiders, under the direction of new head coa...
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tench earns National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award
Habersham Central senior Jake Tench was recently honored by the National Football Foundation. Tench, the son of Greg and Karen Tench, was one of five area high school seniors who earned the North G...
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring scrimmage Saturday
After two weeks of spring workouts, Habersham County’s football teams will get a chance to compete in game-like situations Saturday at Raider Stadium. The North Habersham Bobcats, South Habersham R...
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rehab athletes set to compete at World Heart Games
This weekend in Decatur, a group of athletes from around the country will converge on the campus of Agnes Scott College for the World Heart Games. Among those athletes will be a group of patients f...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS athletes excel at GHSA girls’ state track meet
Habersham Central's Tanisha Summerour and Tallulah Falls School's Kayla Armenta and Masha Grizhebovskay all posted top 10 finishes during the Georgia High School Association's girls' state champion...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles' shutout helps TFC win NCCAA title
For the fourth time in the past five years, the Toccoa Falls College baseball team is the National Christian College Athletic Association D-II national champions. The Eagles (32-15) captured their ...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders learning new system
Anytime there is a head coaching change in a high school football program, it takes a while for the players to transition to the style and schemes of the the new coach. In a nutshell, that's happen...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackburn in state golf field
Some days the golf course wins. That's what happened Tuesday for the Habersham Central Lady Raider golf team at the Class AAAAAA Sectional at the Roswell Country Club. The Lady Raiders' hopes of ea...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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TK opens rookie mini-camp with Broncos
When he didn’t hear his name called during the first four rounds of the NFL Draft, Tavarres King was a little upset. But by the time the draft ended, King was in a much better mood. Things changed ...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders kick off spring practice
Habersham Central opened spring practice Tuesday afternoon, the first under new head coach Michael Pollock. More than 90 players who will be in 10th through 12th grade next year took part in the fi...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rhyneer seventh, Weeks 11th at GHSA track meet
Habersham Central's Zach Rhyneer and Kendell Weeks competed with the state's best track athletes last week during the Georgia High School Association’s boys' track and field championships in Jeffer...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont earns NCAA tourney berth
For the third time in four years, the Piedmont College softball team is headed to the NCAA D-III national tournament. The Lady Lions (31-8) got the news Monday morning when the NCAA announced the 6...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham sends trio to state track finals
A trio of Habersham Central High School track athletes are headed to the Georgia High School Association Track & Field Championships Zach Rhyneer, Kendell Weeks and Tanisha Summerour qualified for ...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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Denver is King’s NFL home
Tavarres King got the phone call he was waiting for Saturday afternoon. The call came from the Denver Broncos, who picked the Habersham Central High School and University of Georgia graduate in the...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders honor senior players, close out 2013 baseball season
Habersham Central wrapped up the 2013 baseball season last with a pair of 7-AAAAAA games. The Raiders dropped the final two contests of the year, falling to Peachtree Ridge (7-0) and Mountain View ...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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King’s football future revealed this weekend
Sometime over the next two days, Tavarres King will get a phone call he’s been waiting on most of his life. The call in question is coming from an NFL team. King, a HCHS graduate, is expected to be...
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders earn AAAAAA sectional spot
The Habersham Central Lady Raider golf team earned a spot in the Class AAAAAA sectionals with a fourth-place finish at the 7-AAAAAA tournament Wednesday at Northwood Country Club in Lawrenceville. ...
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders win last two games
Habersham Central closed out the 7-AAAAAA schedule last weekend with a split against the Duluth Wildcats. The Raiders posted a 4-3 victory on penalty kicks while the Lady Raiders suffered a 6-0 los...
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders beat Duluth 10-6, pick up first region victory
The Habersham Central baseball team had been knocking on the door of its first 7-AAAAAA win for the past few weeks but last Thursday the Raiders finally kicked in the door, beating Duluth 10-6. The...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summerour, Rhyneer second in shot put
Habersham Central put together a solid performance in its first 7-AAAAAA track meet late last week at Mill Creek High School in Hoschton. The HCHS teams qualified four athletes for the Class AAAAAA...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC comes up short in two close defeats
Habersham Central’s attempt to pick up its first 7-AAAAAA baseball victory of the season came up just short Wednesday in Suwanee as the Raiders dropped a 3-2 decision to Peachtree Ridge. The loss w...
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC spring athletes pick up USA South honors
Piedmont College’s softball, baseball and women’s lacrosse teams are all finding success in their first season in the USA South Conference. This week, a large group of PC athletes were named to the...
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central JV teams close in on end of soccer season
The Habersham Central junior varsity soccer teams are getting set to close out the 2013 season next week. The Lady Raiders have put together a 7-4 record this season, including a 4-4 mark against 7...
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS plans classification proposal
When the Georgia High School Association convenes for its April meeting Monday in Macon, Habersham Central officials will propose a new plan for the classification of schools in the state. The GHSA...
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall to Norcross
Habersham Central played Norcross evenly for the first four innings Wednesday in a Region 7-AAAAAA baseball matchup in Demorest, but the Blue Devils scored two runs in the sixth inning and two more...
Apr 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Van Winkle wins Battle of The Branch discus title; Gagnon sets new school record in 1,600-meter event
Habersham Central’s Aubree Van Winkle won an individual title and John Gagnon set a school record during the Battle at The Branch track meet Saturday in Flowery Branch. HCHS was one of 22 schools c...
Apr 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV Raiders out score Duluth, 13-12
The Habersham Central junior varsity baseball team picked up its second win of the season last week, knocking off Duluth in a wild, high-scoring affair, 13-12. The lead changed hands six times thro...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders beat Mill Creek
Habersham Central came up with a much-needed win Thursday night, knocking off Mill Creek in a 7-AAAAAA boys' soccer matchup in Mt. Airy. The Raiders had dropped four straight region games over the ...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilbanks Patriots win middle school soccer title
The Wilbanks Middle School boys’ soccer team wrapped up the 2013 soccer season by winning the Northeast Georgia Mountain League title last Thursday. The Patriots, coached by Ethan Burke, knocked of...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders drop region opener
Habersham Central dropped the 7-AAAAAA opener to North Gwinnett Wednesday afternoon in Demorest. The Bulldogs (8-5,1-0) scored multiple runs in four innings on the way to an 11-3 win, dropping the ...
Mar 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gerrin selected to Class AAAAAA All-State team
Habersham Central's Haley Gerrin capped off her high school basketball career by being selected as part of the Class AAAAAA All-State Team. Gerrin, who will play at Georgia State next year, finishe...
Mar 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC teams get a break next week
Habersham Central closes its doors next week for spring break and that means a little time off for some of the school's spring sports teams. HCHS' soccer, tennis, golf and track teams have a limite...
Mar 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS golf teams brave cold, wet weather in tournament play
The Habersham Central golf teams had to battle some cold and wet conditions last week. The Raiders competed in the Warrior Invitational Saturday in Cleveland. HCHS finished eighth among 13 teams in...
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders post two victories
Habersham Central improved to 6-3 this season with a pair of big wins at Raider Park this week. The Raiders started the week by blasting Chestatee 11-2 Tuesday night and then handed East Jackson a ...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCMS track team hosts invitational
The Habersham County Middle School track program hosted a four-team invitational last Saturday at the track complex at Wilbanks Middle School ina Demorest. Gainesville won the team title with 156 a...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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