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February 27, 2015
Sports
Search for head coach ‘still ongoing’ process
A search committee is still looking for a new head football coach for Habersham Central High School, wading through 70 resumes that have poured in from all over the country. Habersham County School...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court Raiders split with Alpharetta on Rec Night
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams hosted Alpharetta High School Friday for a region matchup between the two sets of Raiders. The teams split victories, with the home team win...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions earn eighth consecutive victory Sunday
Piedmont College’s women’s basketball team is streaking once more. The Lady Lions (13-1, 6-0) picked up their seventh and eighth consecutive wins Friday and Sunday with victories over USA South Con...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions walked over Agnes Scott Scotties with offensive second half
Piedmont College’s women’s basketball team took care of the Agnes Scott College Scotties with a 34-point, 91-57 victory Tuesday in an out-of-conference clash. Agnes Scott opened the game with its l...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner brings USATF XC championship to Habersham
Clarkesville resident David Turner has raced around the nation and seen success in the world of cross country, most recently setting a state record and winning a national championship. The 75-year-...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Dzik stepping down as Piedmont AD
Piedmont College’s director of intercollegiate athletics has announced he will step down June 30. John Dzik took the position in April 2005 during the school’s transition from the National Associat...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling splits with Towns Co., Murphy
Habersham Central High School wrestlers split wins between Towns County and Murphy (N.C.) Tuesday in Hiawassee. The Raiders first faced the hosting Towns County Indians, matches that resulted in a ...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Forsyth Wolverines claw past court Raiders
Habersham Central High School hosted West Forsyth High School Tuesday for a rematch between the schools’ varsity basketball teams. The visiting team swept both games over the Raiders in the 6-AAAAA...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community’s support of son’s journey humbles Wheelers
Demorest native Ian Wheeler participated in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship game Monday night in Arlington, Texas, as the punter for the University of Oregon. In the s...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider wrestling posts 2-2 record at Area Duals
Habersham Central High School’s wrestlers traveled to Chattahoochee High School Saturday for the Area Duals tournament, where they posted a 2-2 record. After entering the tournament seeded seventh,...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball Raiders split games with Johns Creek
Habersham Central High School’s basketball programs traveled to Johns Creek Friday night to take on the Johns Creek High School Gladiators, with the Lady Raiders picking up another region win. The ...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wheeler, Ducks upset in national title game
The University of Oregon Ducks fell to the Ohio State University Buckeyes 42-20 in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship game Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Habersham Cen...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights win battle with HCHS Raiders
Habersham Central High School basketball notched another pair of losses Tuesday night as the varsity squads fell to Centennial High School in the Raiders’ second region game since the Christmas bre...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders dominate Murray on the mat
Habersham Central High School’s wrestlers dominated Murray County High School Tuesday in Mt. Airy as they picked up 10 victories by pin in 12 matches to win 60-18. The night started off under some ...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallejo plays hero in Lions 2-point win
Freshman Justin Vallejo sent Piedmont College’s men’s basketball team off the court with a win Tuesday with a tip-in with just 1.4 seconds left to complete a second-half rally ending in the two-poi...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wheeler, Ducks win Rose Bowl, heading to CFP Championship Game
Ian Wheeler, punter for the University of Oregon Ducks, is representing Habersham Central High School and Habersham County at the highest level of NCAA football as the Ducks progress to the first-e...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders win Apple Classic Christmas tourney over Pendleton, Raiders take third
Habersham Central High School’s varsity Lady Raiders basketball team won the championship game of the Apple Classic Christmas tournament Wednedsday, Dec. 31, 2014. The Raiders won the game precedin...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lambert basketball wrangles victory away from Raiders
Habersham Central High School’s varsity basketball teams played host to the Lambert High School Longhorns Saturday, losing both games, as region play began for the second half of the season. The La...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community input requested in search for new head coach
The committee looking for a new head football coach for Habersham Central High School wants your comments. Former Raider head football coach Michael Pollock resigned Nov. 13, 2014, after coaching f...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider wrestling places fourth at Clarke Central Gladiator Duals
Habersham Central High School’s varsity wrestlers took home a fourth-place trophy from Athens Saturday as they finished with a 3-1 record in the Gladiator Duals tournament hosted by Clarke Central ...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders advance to championship in tourney
Habersham Central High School’s varsity Lady Raider basketball team picked up a pair of victories Monday and Tuesday to advance to Wednesday’s championship game of the Apple Classic Christmas Tourn...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hosts hold Raiders out of championship
Habersham Central High School’s varsity Raider basketball team will play for third place in the Apple Classic Christmas Tournament after winning their first-round matchup with Swain County High Sch...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling with adversity: A senior year marred by accident - Corneck dealing with supporting former teammates from the stands
As the 2014-15 school year approached, seniors Austin Corneck and Chance Mariotti were preparing for their final year together, leading Habersham Central High School’s wrestling program. A coaching...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014: The year that was in Habersham County sports
BY ZACK MYERS With the calendar flipping from 2014 to 2015, the year has brought many things, from state champions to school records, a coaching vacancy to a football victory, all of which bear a l...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 wrestlers place at Arrowhead Classic
Five Habersham County wrestlers placed Saturday in the Arrowhead Classic tournament at Stephens County High School. But because of various injuries and other reasons, Habersham Central High School ...
Dec 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling with adversity: A senior year marred by accident
MARIOTTI CARRYING WEIGHT OF LEADERSHIP ROLE AFTER TEAMMATE FALLS TO INJURY As the 2014-15 school year approached, seniors Austin Corneck and Chance Mariotti were preparing for their final year toge...
Dec 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions fall to tournament host
Piedmont College dropped a 94-78 decision on the court Sunday at the Rotary Classic to tournament host Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. The Lions (4-5) trailed for a vast majority of the first ...
Dec 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court Raiders split with Titans
Friday marked the beginning of the Christmas break for Habersham County schools, but it also began two days of the final competition before the holiday for Habersham Central High School’s varsity b...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jones wins Iron Man at UGA football banquet
University of Georgia walk-on Jesse Jones has received the Iron Man Award. The presentation was made at the UGA football banquet Dec. 13. The Iron Man Award, according to its inscription, is “award...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity basketball sweeps rival Indians
Saturday night was rivalry night at Habersham Central High School as the court version of the Battle of Currahee took place in Mt. Airy with the home team sweeping the varsity rounds. Lady Raiders ...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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