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August 31, 2015
Sports
Raiders 6-1 at West Georgia 7-on-7, camp around the corner
Habersham Central High School’s varsity football team attended a 7-on-7 competition at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton Tuesday, July 7, and came back with a 6-1 record. “I thought it w...
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Dunton named Piedmont College men’s lacrosse coach
Tim Dunton was announced as the new Piedmont College men’s lacrosse head coach by PC Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Jim Peeples Friday, July 10, according to a release from the school. Dunto...
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Cooper named rec director
Habersham County selected William Kurt Cooper as the finalist for the county’s Parks and Recreation Department Director Friday, July 10, according to a public announcement sent to The Northeast Geo...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major Leaguers tumble against Toccoa
Habersham County Little League’s Major League (11-12-year-old) All-Star baseball team was eliminated from the District 7 tournament Thursday at the hands of Toccoa Little League, who won the contes...
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McCoy makes cut at John Deere
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy made his first cut in a PGA TOUR event Friday at the midpoint of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois, with a two-day total of 4-under after Th...
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Soque River Spurs, NWTF sponsor habitat restoration at Lake Russell WMA
The Soque River Spurs, the local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), has sponsored work to be done to restore and maintain wildlife habitat on 75 acres of Lake Russell Wildlife M...
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Sutton prepared to make offer to new rec director
Habersham County manager Phil Sutton told The Northeast Georgian Wednesday he’s “getting ready to make an offer” to one of two finalists for the county’s parks and recreation director position. “I’...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior League All-Stars drop back-to-back games
Habersham County Little League’s Junior League All-Star baseball team dropped back-to-back games to Franklin County Little League and Toccoa Little League to be forced out of the District 7 tournam...
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Major League drops to Hart Co.
Habersham County Little League’s Major League All-Star baseball team dropped its first game of the District 7 tournament to Hart County Little League Wednesday in Clarkesville. Habersham was deemed...
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Kelly finishes 25th Peachtree Road Race; Turner finishes 2nd in division
The 2015 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race completed its 46th running Saturday in Atlanta with nearly 90 participants from Habersham County crossing the finish line. Of those finishe...
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Mason named to GA Golf HOF
James Mason plays golf “every day that ends in ‘y.’” A 40-year resident of Sky Valley and teaching pro at The Orchard Golf and Country Club in Clarkesville, Mason has a decorated pro career. And no...
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HCLL Majors get started with win
Habersham County Little League’s Major League (11-12-year-old) All-Star baseball team began its quest for a 2015 District 7 championship Monday at Diamond Memorial Park in Clarkesville with an extr...
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9-10 baseball finishes as runner-up
Habersham County Little League’s 9-10-year-old baseball all-stars were named 2015 runners-up of the Georgia District 7 Little League tournament in Lavonia Friday as the team fell to tournament-host...
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HCLL Junior League comes out swinging
Habersham County Little League’s Junior League (13-14-year-olds) opened up their District 7 tournament Sunday at Raider Park in Demorest against Toccoa Little League and picked up a 16-13 victory. ...
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9-10 baseball all-stars searching for District title
Habersham County Little League’s 9-10-year-old baseball all-stars opened up their campaign for a District 7 title Sunday, June 28, in Lavonia and, after losing their second game in the tournament, ...
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball all-stars take 2nd place
Habersham County Little League’s 9-10-year-old softball all-stars finished up their District 7 tournament Wednesday night in Danielsville, taking second place behind a stout Hart County Little Leag...
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Robins in as county gymnastics director
Habersham County’s gymnastics program is getting a new director in the form of Kevin Robins, who will officially join the program July 6. Robins, 61, has a background in gymnastics going back to hi...
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Trinity participates in Liberty University football camp
With football season around the corner, two Trinity Classical School (TCS) football team members recently traveled to Lynchburg, Virginia to attend a two-day football camp to hone their football sk...
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10-11 Baseball All-Stars knocked from tourney
Habersham County Little League’s 10-11-year-old baseball all-stars began their run for a District 7 title June 27 against Franklin County Little League in Lavonia, but it came to an end one day lat...
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McCoy ‘disappointed’ with missed cut, proud of round 2
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy continues to push toward becoming a professional golfer as he played in his second professional event of his life Thursday and Friday, before missing...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCLL 9-10-year-old softball all-stars split opening games
Habersham County Little League’s 9-10-year-old softball all-stars opened their 2015 campaign for a District 7 title Saturday in Danielsville with a win over Toccoa Little League before falling to H...
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Sutton seeks input from recreation advisory board; Board meets HCHS Coach Harrison
Habersham County Manager Phil Sutton paid a visit to the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center Tuesday night for a meeting of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to discuss the current status of the...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallulah Falls School launches fall cycling event
Tallulah Falls School is launching a new cycling event this fall – The Twin Rivers Challenge – led by the TFS Board of Trustees, set for Oct. 31, is a fundraiser for student scholarships. The Twin ...
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Raiders post 2-4 record at Jefferson
Habersham Central High School’s football team took to Jefferson Memorial Stadium Friday to compete in a 7-on-7 tournament hosted by Jefferson High School, which left the Raiders with a 2-4 record o...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy tees off in first pro event
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy was able to experience something last Thursday not many people get to do while in college: hear his name announced by the starter in a professional g...
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McCoy, Team USA reclaims Palmer Cup
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy helped the United States reclaim the Palmer Cup by defeating the European team 18-12 in matches at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois, June ...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sutton searching for Morris’ successor
Habersham County is losing its Parks and Recreation Director, Fenton Morris, to Jefferson next week and County Manager Phil Sutton is on the lookout for his successor. Sutton, who is in the process...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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King ‘confident’ as minicamp closes
Habersham Central High School alumnus Tavarres King is preparing himself for the preseason schedule in the offseason as he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers closed out organized team activities (OTAs) J...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCLL’s Sandlot team’s all-star run comes to an end
Habersham County Little League’s Sandlot League baseball team took two consecutive contests from Toccoa Little League to win the District 7 title, but the orange and blue team suffered two losses i...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders compete at UGA 7-on-7
Habersham Central High School’s football team took a group of nearly 30 players to Athens Thursday to compete against other schools from around the southeast at a 7-on-7 event hosted by the Univers...
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4 HCRD athletes place at GRPA State Track Meet
Members of the Habersham County Parks and Recreation Department track and field team participated in the Georgia Recreation and Park Association State Meet May 8-9 with four athletes placing in the...
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy qualifies for PGA’s US Open
Habersham Central High School alumnus Lee McCoy will be making his professional debut this summer, but it’s going to be sooner than expected after he qualified Monday for the PGA TOUR’s U.S. Open. ...
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Ellison, 9 GSU Eagles make Steele’s Preseason Sun Belt Team
Ten Georgia Southern University Eagles were named to Phil Steele’s Preseason Sun Belt Football Team in Steele’s 2015 College Football Preview, which was released Monday, including Habersham Central...
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Team Farmer wins HCLL Minor League tournament
Habersham County Little League held a seven-team end-of-the-season tournament to determine a postseason champion of the Minor League (9-10-year-old) division. The tournament, which was a single-eli...
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Smith wins NEG photo contest
Little League Baseball is a fixture in Habersham County. An annual introduction to America’s Pastime for so many local youth and, this year, it is the subject of the winning photo shot by Holly Smi...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Little League wins first-ever Sandlot District 7 Title
Habersham County Little League has secured the first-ever 9-year old Sandlot District 7 Title after sweeping Toccoa Thursday and Friday in Hartwell after new age rules led to the creation of the le...
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Harrison ‘pleased’ with football Raiders’ play in 7-on-7 competition
Habersham Central High School Head Football Coach Benji Harrison said he was impressed with his group after going 4-2 in games at a 7-on-7 tournament hosted Friday by Jefferson High School. “It was...
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HCHS baseball takes summer tournament
Habersham Central High School (HCHS) baseball has geared up for the summer and won a summer league tournament hosted at Piedmont College Sunday with a 3-1 record after a 5-4 win over North Hall Hig...
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison ‘proud’ of Raiders’ camp performance
Habersham Central High School Head Football Coach Benji Harrison took nine players to Middle Georgia College to participate in Mike Hodges’ quarterback and wide receiver camp and was pleased with t...
Jun 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy, UGA bounced from national championship
Lee McCoy and the University of Georgia men’s golf team took strides toward the national championship this week before they were knocked out of the running by conference foe Louisiana State Univers...
Jun 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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