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September 23, 2014
Sports
Ellison named Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year
Habersham Central’s Kevin Ellison got a couple of extra Christmas presents this year as he was named the Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year by both the Georgia Sportswriters Association and th...
Dec 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders fall in Classic title game
Habersham Central came up a little short in its attempt to win its second straight girls basketball championship at the Piedmont College Holiday Classic Saturday in Demorest. North Oconee grabbed t...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weyrich posts state times
Habersham Central swimmer Scott Weyrich etched his name in the Raider record book over the weekend with a solid performance at the Wildcat Invitational in Adairsville. HCHS was one of 11 schools co...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS appeal denied
It took the Georgia High School Association’s Reclassification Committee very little time Monday to deny Habersham Central’s request to move to a different region beginning in the 2012 school year....
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders win PC Holiday Classic
Habersham Central picked up its second basketball tournament title of the season Saturday, winning the Piedmont College Holiday Classic championship with a win over North Oconee. The Raiders ran ov...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS teams stay unbeaten with sweep at West Hall
Habersham Central’s basketball teams added to their winning streaks Friday night with a sweep of West Hall in Oakwood, The Lady Raiders ran their record to 4-0 with a 45-18 win while the boys’ squa...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders start mat season
Habersham Central opened the 2011-12 wrestling season over the weekend and has high expectations heading into the new campaign. The Raiders are led by head coach Stuart Cunningham and assistants Sc...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school wrestling begins
The Habersham County middle school wrestling team kicked off its season in November. The Raiders, coached by Brent Hinkel and Dr. Jamie Butikofer, have a large number of wrestlers in the program wi...
Dec 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS opens new gym
Habersham Central officially opened its new gym Tuesday night and ushered in the new era for the basketball program by sweeping Banks County. A pre-game ceremony to honor the coaches and players fr...
Dec 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders knock off Whitewater
Habersham Central put together a dominating defensive performance on the way to winning the Turkey Titan Classic at North Oconee High School. The Raiders (2-0) allowed just 69 points in two games, ...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders beat North Oconee
Habersham Central used a fourth quarter spurt to claim the girls’ title at the Titan Turkey Classic Saturday night at North Oconee High School in Bogart. The Lady Raiders (2-0) knocked off host Nor...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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GHSA's new plan puts Habersham in Class AAAAAA
The Georgia High School Association announced the reclassification plans for 2012-13 and Habersham Central is one of 65 schools that will be in AAAAAA, the state’s largest class. HCHS, which is cur...
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders set to make run at state tournament berth
Habersham Central tips off the high school basketball season Friday in Watkinsville at the North Oconee Turkey Tournament. The Raiders, coached by Don Ledbetter, are coming off one of the best seas...
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS, TFS swim teams open season
Habersham Central and Tallulah Falls School opened the high school swim season over the weekend. HCHS hosted a six-team meet Saturday at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center near Clarkesville. HCHS...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall to Cougars in opening round of playoffs
Habersham Central’s roller coaster ride of a football season came to an end Friday in the opening round of the Class AAAA playoffs as Chattahoochee knocked out the Raiders 65-48. The high scoring g...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS cheer squad finishes 13th at GHSA co-ed finals
Habersham Central put together a strong performance at the Georgia High School Association Cheerleading Championship over the weekend in Columbus, finishing 13th in the all-classification co-ed div...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC opens NCAA play Saturday
The Piedmont College women’s soccer teams kicks off the NCAA D-III national tournament Saturday with a trip to Atlanta. The Lady Lions (17-2-1) take on Emory University at 5 p.m. in one of two firs...
Nov 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders face defending AAAA champion Chattahoochee in opening round matchup
For the first time since 2007, Habersham Central will be part of the action when the Class AAAA high school football playoffs kick off tonight. The Raiders, who finished 6-4 in the regular season a...
Nov 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS competition squad qualifies for co-ed championships
The Habersham Central competition cheer squad is one of 16 squads from around the state that will compete at the Georgia High School Association’s Cheerleading Championships later this week in Colu...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC cross country team finishes 24th
The Habersham Central boys’ cross country team made its fourth consecutive trip to the Class AAAA state meet Saturday in Carrollton, and finished 24th out of 32 teams in the event. The Raiders, the...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Lions claim GSAC soccer title
Piedmont College captured the Great South Athletic Conference women’s soccer title Saturday afternoon, rallying to beat LaGrange College 3-2 in the championship game. The Lady Lions (17-2-1) came b...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders rout Rockdale, clinch AAAA state berth
Gas up the buses, Habersham Central is headed to the state football playoffs. The Raiders (6-4) clinched a playoff berth with a 34-7 victory over Rockdale Friday night in Mt. Airy. HCHS finished th...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders can punch playoff ticket with win over Bulldogs
Habersham Central last appeared in the AAAA playoffs in 2007, but a win tonight in the regular season finale against Rockdale puts the Raiders back into postseason play. The Raiders (5-4) can wrap ...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders take on state's best tomorrow
Cross country runners from across the state gather in Carrollton Saturday for the Georgia High School Association’s State Championships. As usual, all of the state races will be held on the course ...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders run to state
Make it four in a row. Habersham Central's boys' cross country team locked up its fourth consecutive trip to the Class AAAA state meet with a second place finish Saturday at the 8-AAAA meet in Cony...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC wins shootout, 47-45
Habersham Central and Loganville got together for a football game Friday night and a track meet broke out. The Raiders and Red Devils literally ran up and down the field in an offensive shootout, c...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pritchett among Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class
The late Swayne Pritchett is among a group of five racing luminaries in the Class of 2011 inducted in the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame last week in Dawsonville. Pritchett, who lived in Baldwin, is j...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Devils in the path of Raiders' playoff plan
The high school football playoffs officially start Nov. 11 but for Habersham Central and Loganville, the postseason really begins tonight. The two teams square off in a key 8-AAAA matchup in Loganv...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Late rally falls short, 45-42
Habersham Central put together a furious second half rally but came up just short in an 8-AAAA football battle Friday night against Heritage. Heritage’s Harrison Kulp kicked a 24-yard field with si...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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PC beats Huntingdon, sets NCAA-era record for wins
The Piedmont College women’s soccer team made a little history Saturday in Montgomery, Ala., shutting out Huntingdon College 2-0 to set the program’s NCAA-era for wins in a single season. The win p...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders fall in shootout with Heritage, 45-42
Harrison Kulp kicked a 24-yard field in the final seconds of the game to lift Heritage to a 45-42 win over Habersham Central Friday night in Mt. Airy. The loss dropped the Raiders to 4-4 on the sea...
Oct 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont scrimmages UGA, Clemson Sunday
If you are a sports fan, you will have a chance Sunday morning to do something you’ve probably never done - watch a college lacrosse match. Piedmont College, which will fields its first men’s lacro...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider cheer squad aiming for state bid
The Habersham Central co-ed competition cheer team is aiming for a return trip to the Class AAAA meet later this fall. The Raider squad has put together several strong performances so far this seas...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders, Patriots battle in key region game
Habersham Central can take a big step toward the Class AAAA playoffs tonight as the Heritage Patriots come to Mt. Airy for an important region football matchup. The Raiders (4-3) were off last week...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawkeyes, Bulldogs win Mini Bowl titles
The Habersham County Recreation Department capped off the 2011 youth football season with a pair of Mini Bowl games Monday night at Raider Stadium. This fall, HCRD teams competed in two age divisio...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham Central controls playoff fate
With three games left on the 2011 regular season schedule, the Habersham Central Raiders hold their playoff destiny in their own hands. The football team doesn't need any help from other teams in t...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feldman reaches coaching milestone
Piedmont College volleyball coach Sid Feldman reached a career milestone over the weekend as the Lady Lions knocked off Wesleyan College, giving Feldman his 400th victory as a collegiate coach. The...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kimsey earns spot in Georgia Sports Hall of Fame class
Habersham County's Cliff Kimsey is a member of the 2012 class of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Kimsey is one of seven people chosen for the honor recently by the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Hono...
Oct 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gerrin picked to All-Region team
Habersham Central junior Haley Gerrin has been selected to the 8-AAAA All-Region volleyball team. Gerrin, a middle hitter, is one of nine players from the region named to the first team, while seve...
Oct 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS falls to Creekview in opening round of playoffs
For the second consecutive season, the Creekview Grizzlies ended Habersham Central's softball season. On Wednesday in Canton, Creekview, the 7-AAAA runner-up, swept a doubleheader in the opening ro...
Oct 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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