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August 27, 2014
Sports
Starting spots up for grabs as drills begin
Habersham Central officially began spring practice this week. After team meetings and a walk-through session last Friday, the Raiders broke out the pads Monday to begin preparations for the 2012 se...
May 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seay eighth at SEC track championships
Habersham Central graduate Andrew Seay has picked up a new sport at the University of South Carolina. Seay, a 2010 graduate of HCHS and the son of Joe and Ann Seay, finished eighth in the hammer th...
May 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider duo helps TFC win national title
Back-to-back. For the second year in a row, the Toccoa Falls College baseball team captured the National Christian College Athletic Association D-II national championship. The Eagles, who finished ...
May 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders finish 10th at AAAA tourney
The Habersham Central girls’ golf team posted its second consecutive top 10 finish at the Class AAAA tournament Monday in Augusta. The Lady Raiders, coached by Shawn Blackburn and Andy Parker, fini...
May 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee’s late goal ends Raiders’ playoff plans
Habersham Central's hopes of another deep run in the Class AAAA soccer playoffs came to an abrupt end Tuesday night in John's Creek as Chattahoochee got a goal midway through second overtime period...
May 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders ready for state
Last week, Habersham Central won its first girls' golf region championship. Monday, the Lady Raiders will tee it up with the best teams in the state at the Class AAAA tournament at Bartram Trail Go...
May 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central wins first girls' golf title
Habersham Central won its first girls' golf region championship Tuesday in Hoschton, knocking off two-time defending champion Madison County and eight other teams for the team title. The Lady Raide...
Apr 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders' region streak ends
To say the Habersham Central boys' golf team is disappointed and frustrated with their performance Tuesday at the 8-AAAA tournament would be a huge understatement. The Raiders, six-time defending r...
Apr 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS sweeps Cedar in Senior Night matches
Habersham Central celebrated Senior Night with a sweep of Cedar Shoals Friday night at Raider Stadium. The matchup was the program's final 8-AAAA games of the season. The Raiders pushed their recor...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC falls in tourney
Habersham Central's tennis season came to an end last week at the 8-AAAA tournament in Danielsville. The Lady Raiders advanced to the quarterfinals before being eliminated while the Raiders were kn...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weeks, Willsea, Lathem head to sectionals
Habersham Central track athletes Neil Lathem, Kendall Weeks and Ashley Willsea all earned spots in the Class AAAA East Sectionals during the final day of the 8-AAAA track meet last Thursday in Loga...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Region Champ
Habersham Central’s Tanisha Summerour has been eyeing a region championship ever since she started competing in the shot put as a freshman in 2010. Last Thursday, Summerour claimed what she has bee...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders' region streak ends
To say the Habersham Central boys' golf team is disappointed and frustrated with their performance Tuesday at the 8-AAAA tournament would be a huge understatement. The Raiders, six-time defending r...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MS program changes direction
Last month, a public forum concerning Habersham County's middle school football program drew concerns and criticisms from a group of 40-50 parents, youth coaches and other residents. Based on some ...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders jump to No. 2
Habersham Central's boys' golf team has had one goal in mind all season – win the Class AAAA championship. While it will be a few more weeks before they get the chance to make that goal a reality, ...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy wins again, Raiders fourth at Achasta
Habersham Central's Lee McCoy won his fifth individual title of the season and lead the Raiders' golf team to a fourth place finish at the North Georgia High School Invitational Tuesday in Dahloneg...
Apr 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC falls to Madison in extra innings, 8-7
Its been a frustrating week for the Habersham Central baseball team as Madison County posted a pair of one-run wins over the Raiders in three days. The Raiders suffered an 8-7 loss to Madison Count...
Apr 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school football forum stirs debate
With spring practice just over a month away, the battle over the direction of Habersham County’s middle school football program continues. In 2011, the decision was made to have a combined, countyw...
Mar 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders win Big Red title
Habersham Central’s golf team put together one of its best performances of the season Monday in Gainesville, winning the Red Shootout at the Chattahoochee Golf Club. The tournament victory was the ...
Mar 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Team Georgia win Cup
Team Georgia defended its home turf over the weekend during the annual Georgia-South Carolina Cup golf challenge at The Orchard Golf Club near Clarkesvaille. Team Georgia, which included Habersham ...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gerrin, Burns, Ellison excel in All-Star games
A trio of Habersham Central basketball players shined during a pair of All-Star games over the weekend. Hayley Gerrin was one of 20 juniors picked from around the state to play in the Georgia Athle...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC Little League opens 15th season
Play ball! Those two words were heard over and over Saturday as the Habersham County Little League held Opening Day Ceremonies Saturday to kick off the 2012 baseball and softball season. Hundreds o...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders post 2-2 draw with nationally-ranked Centennial
Habersham Central came up with a stellar effort Tuesday night against nationally ranked Centennial, battling to a 2-2 draw. The Raiders, the No. 6 team in the latest Class AAAA poll, had a 2-1 lead...
Mar 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tennis squads hit the court
The Habersham Central tennis teams have been busy the past two weeks, playing five matches during the opening stretch of the season. The HCHS squads are coached by Robert Wallace, Steve Harwood, Li...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS duo picked for All-Star Classic
Habersham Central senior basketball players Patrick Burns and Kevin Ellison have been selected to play in the inaugural North Georgia Senior All-Star Classic. The event, which will be held Friday, ...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCMS track athletes compete
The Habersham County middle school track team competed against Rabun County in a meet March 9 at the Raider track complex at Wilbanks Middle School. This year’s middle school squads include athlete...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions climb to No. 7, face ranked teams
Piedmont College continues to climb the ladder of the nation’s best NCAA D-III baseball teams, moving three rungs closer to the top spot in the latest D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25 poll. The Lions (1...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy wins Apple title
Habersham’s Central’s Lee McCoy continues to make a name for himself in the Georgia High School Association golf ranks, winning his second straight tournament Saturday. McCoy, who is ranked as one ...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders compete in Warrior Spring Swing
Habersham Central’s girls’ golf team competed in the Warrior Spring Swing Saturday in Cleveland. The Lady Raiders shot a 207 on the way to a 12th place finish in the 17-team field. Milton claimed t...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions split series with No. 1 Marietta
Piedmont College picked up one of its biggest baseball wins in recent history Friday night in Demorest, knocking off No. 1 Marietta College 4-1. The Lions, who entered the game ranked 10th in the n...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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JV soccer teams record wins
The Habersham Central junior varsity soccer teams are off to a good start this spring. The Lady Raiders are 3-1-1 to begin the season while the Raiders are off to a 3-2 start. The Lady Raiders, coa...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central athletes excel at Loganville track meet
Habersham Central’s track team competed in the Running with the Devils Invitational Saturday at Loganville High School. The meet featured 14 teams in both the girls’ and boys’ divisions. HCHS finis...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions crack D-III top 10, take on No. 1 Marietta today
Two of the best NCAA Division-III baseball teams in the country square off this weekend in a pair of games in Demorest. Piedmont College, which is ranked No. 10 in the latest D3baseball.com/NCBWA T...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school, youth football public forum
The Habersham County Recreation Department and the Habersham Central Athletic Department will hold a public forum later this month to discuss the youth and middle school football programs. The meet...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth wrestlers compete at USA state meet
A group of youth wrestling earned a spot in the Georgia Kids State Championships. Last weekend in Lilburn, eight members of Team Sham Slam, the Habersham County USA Wrestling youth team, competed i...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top golf teams in town for Apple Mountain Invitational
The Habersham Central boys’ golf team will try to do something Saturday that it hasn’t done in nine years – win its own tournament. For the past decade, the Apple Mountain Invitational has been one...
Mar 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC girls’ start golf season
The Habersham Central girls’ golf team has been busy during the first two weeks of the season. The Lady Raiders, coached by Shawn Blackburn, have played in a pair of tournaments along with two matc...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham baseball team gearing up for 8-AAAA play
The region baseball race is about ready to start. Habersham Central wraps up non-region play this week and then will jump into the most important part of the schedule March 18. The Raiders (3-3) pl...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raider squad gaining experience
Habersham Central’s girls’ soccer team is excited about the good things that could happen this season. Despite getting off to a 1-3 start, head coach Jammie Caine and the Lady Raiders believe good ...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders off to fast start despite early season injuries
After winning six consecutive region championships, winning has become a bit of a habit for the Habersham Central boys’ soccer team. Despite having a couple of key players on the shelf with injurie...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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