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September 23, 2014
Sports
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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Lady Raiders fifth at Spring Swing, Raiders seventh at Apple Mountain
Habersham Central’s golf teams were busy last weekend, competing in a pair of large tournaments. The Lady Raiders made the short trip to Cleveland to play in the Spring Swing at Mossy Creek Golf Cl...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pollock wastes little time starting work with the Raiders
It didn’t take Michael Pollock, Habersham Central’s new football coach, very long to start putting his imprint on the program. After being approved as the school’s eighth head coach Monday night, P...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer teams post region sweep
Habersham Central's soccer teams got the 7-AAAAAA schedule off to a good start with a sweep over Meadowcreek Tuesday night in Norcross. The Lady Raiders needed overtime to knock off Meadowcreek, po...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV girls post soccer wins
Habersham Central's junior varsity girls soccer team ran its record up to 5-1 with a pair of wins last week. The Lady Raiders, coached by Dora Lucas, knocked off Duluth 3-0 Thursday night and then ...
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC battles Heritage on the pitch
Habersham Central squared off with an old foe Saturday at Raider Stadium, taking on Heritage in a soccer matchup. The two schools competed in the same region for several years before reclassificati...
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pollock named HCHS football coach
“I appreciate the second chance that Habersham Central has given me, I can assure you. I will take it very, very seriously and very much to heart. This community didn’t have to give me this chance ...
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athletic physicals set for April
The Habersham County Athletic Department and Habersham Medical Center Wellness Team and HMC physicians will be be offering physical examinations for middle school and high school athletes who are i...
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC falls to Lanier
Habersham Central dropped a 9-4 decision to Lanier Wednesday night in a non-region baseball matchup in Suwanee. Lanier jumped out to a 6-2 lead after three innings and then added three more runs do...
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS golfers set to compete in state’s largest classification
Over the past decade, the Habersham Central girls and boys golf programs have both enjoyed a lot of success on the links. The Lady Raiders and Raiders are both hoping that trend continues this spri...
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders win Eagle Invitational
Habersham Central claimed the top spot in the boys’ division at the Eagle Invitational Saturday in Commerce. The Raiders won the track meet with 102 points, edging out Loganville (101.5) for the te...
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders take two from Cedar
Habersham Central’s baseball team bounced back from their first loss of the season with a pair of wins over Cedar Shoals to move to 3-1 on the season. HCHS dropped an 11-0 decision to Gainesville, ...
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider JV drops first game to GHS
Habersham Central's junior varsity baseball team dropped an 11-5 decision to Gainesville in the season-opener Tuesday at Raider Park. The Red Elephants scored four times in the first inning to key ...
Feb 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Star teams tip off District 7 play
A group of Habersham County All-Star basketball teams will be in action this weekend in Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 7 play. Habersham's teams will be competing in several Clas...
Feb 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC sweeps White in tennis opener
Habersham Central got the 2013 tennis season off to a good start by sweeping a pair of matches from White County Tuesday at the Doug Westmoreland Tennis Complex in Mt. Airy. HCHS was originally sch...
Feb 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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King among 11 Bulldogs headed to NFL Combine
More than 300 of the top NFL prospects will be in Indianapolis, Ind., later this week to participate in the annual NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts. The combine give...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trotman closes out prep career
Habersham Central senior Jeremy Trotman wrapped up a stellar prep wrestling career at the Class AAAAAA meet late last week in Macon. Trotman was one of 16 wrestlers to qualify for a spot in the sta...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS ends regular season with Duluth
Habersham Central’s basketball teams wrap up the regular season today with a doubleheader at Duluth. HCHS closes out the home schedule earlier this week with a pair of games, and will open play in ...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS swimmers head to Georgia Tech for state meet
A handful of local high school swimmers will be in Atlanta this weekend for the Georgia High School Association's State Swimming and Diving Championships. This year's event kicks off this morning a...
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Raider foursome looks to move on to state wrestling tournament
A group of four Habersham Central wrestlers will try to take the next step in the Class AAAAAA state tournament today in Kennesaw. Jeremy Trotman, Austin Corneck, William Alford and Slade Jarrard e...
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Long to play at Shorter University
Habersham Central senior Jonathan Long took a big step toward his future Wednesday afternoon, signing a national letter of intent to play football at Shorter College. Long was one of hundreds of hi...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interviews begin in HCHS coaching search
The process of hiring a new football coach is under way at Habersham Central. HCHS principal Jim Van Hooser said Wednesday the school has begun interviewing candidates to replace former head coach ...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trotman wins 170-pound title
Habersham Central senior Jeremy Trotman captured the 7-AAAAAA Area 170-pound title Saturday afternoon in Norcross. Trotman posted a 3-0 record to become the first HCHS athlete or team to win a regi...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search for new coach under way
Habersham Central officials have begun the process of finding a new football coach. Stuart Cunningham, who has been the Raiders' head coach the past four seasons, resigned last week. Given that spr...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Bowl next step to NFL for King
Tavarres King became one of Habersham Central's greatest football players during his prep career during the mid-2000's. King went on to become a standout player at the University of Georgia and end...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC trio earn spots on All-Region team
A trio of Habersham Central football players are members of the 7-AAAAAA All-Region squad. Brandt Rineheart and Jonathan Long were named to the second team offensive unit, while Ian Wheeler made th...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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