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October 24, 2014
Sports
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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HCHS finishes second at Paulk Invitational
Habersham Central’s boys’ golf team believes it can compete for the Class AAAA state title this spring. On Saturday in Jekyll Island, the Raiders put together a performance that gives them reason t...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buzzer-beater ends HCHS’ state playoff run
Habersham Central did everything in its power to win its Sweet 16 matchup with Chamblee Tuesday night in Mt. Airy, but Chamblee’s senior guard Breana McDonald spoiled those plans. McDonald, a Georg...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habersham teams win district titles
A pair of Habersham County youth basketball teams won District 7 titles last weekend. The 10-under boys’ and girls’ teams captured the All-Star titles during the district tournament in Jackson Coun...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCRD hosts state basketball tourneys
There will be a lot of youth basketball teams descending on Habersham County this weekend. The county’s recreation department is the host venue for the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association’s 12...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross Athletics wins SC home school title
The Cross Athletics girls’ basketball team wrapped up its first season by winning the South Carolina State Home School Tournament. Cross Athletics is a local sports program for home school students...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raider track teams sweep four-team meet
Habersham Central got track season off to a good start by sweeping a four-team meet last Thursday at the Raider track complex on the campus of Wilbanks Middle School in Demorest. The Raiders took t...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pitching, late runs lead HC past Trojans
Habersham Central picked up its first win of the 2012 high school baseball season Friday night at Raider Park in Demorest, getting a pair of late runs to post a 4-2 victory over North Hall. The Rai...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders knock off Lambert, move to second round of tourney
After winning the 8-AAAA championship, Habersham Central girls’ basketball coach John Hood said his team wasn’t happy to just be in the Class AAAA state tournament. The Lady Raiders wanted to make ...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions suffer 12-8 loss in program's first lacrosse match
After months and months of recruiting, planning and physical preparation, the first-year Piedmont College lacrosse program finally got to play its first match. The Lions, coached by Pete Manderano,...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders, Lambert square off tonight in Mt. Airy
Habersham Central opens play tonight in the Class AAAA tournament, fresh off winning the school’s first region championship last week. The Lady Raiders play host to the Lambert Lady Longhorns at th...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gerrin, Ellison, Burns, Ledbetter tabbed for region honors
Habersham Central is well represented on the 8-AAAA All-Region team. HCHS has three players on the All-Region squad along with a Coach of the Year winner. HCHS junior Haley Gerrin was named the 8-A...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cunningham finishes second at state
Coleman Cunningham’s quest to become Habersham Central’s first state champion in wrestling ended Saturday afternoon in the Class AAAA finals at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth. Cunningham, the 8-AAAA ...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders knock off Salem 50-36 for school’s first region basketball title
For the first time in school history, a Habersham Central basketball team can be called region champions. The Lady Raiders completed a three-game run through the 8-AAAA tournament with a 50-36 win ...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weyrich swims to top 15 finishes at GHSA state meet
Habersham Central sophomore Scott Weyrich capped off a solid season with a pair of top 15 finishes at the Georgia High School Association Swimming and Diving Championships over the weekend in Atlan...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loganville knocks Raiders out of tourney
Habersham Central’s boys’ basketball season came to a frustrating end Monday night in the quarterfinals of the 8-AAAA tournament in Loganville. The Raiders, who won the North sub-region title last ...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cunningham dominates; moves on to state finals
Two titles down, one more huge one to go for Habersham Central wrestler Coleman Cunningham. Cunningham put himself in prime position to win the Class AAAA 145-pound championship by winning the East...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS gets key sub-region sweep
Habersham Central notched a pair of important 8-AAAA North basketball wins Friday night in Bethlehem, sweeping Apalachee. The Raiders (17-6) moved back into a three-way tie for first place in the s...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cunningham wins 145-pound title; Martin, Trotman, Corneck advance to state sectionals
After coming up one match away from an 8-AAAA area wrestling title the past two years, Habersham Central’s Coleman Cunningham finally made his way to the top of the mountain. Cunningham captured th...
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Cash's knowledge, love of the game helped kids
If you played Little League baseball or softball in Habersham County in the last 15-20 years, chances are you knew Ralph Cash. Cash, who died Jan. 18 at the age of 63, was a mentor and coach to hun...
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Cunningham changed lives through teaching and coaching
For almost 40 years, Sammy Cunningham was a fixture in the Habersham County school system. Cunningham, who coached football and basketball for more than 30 years, died Jan. 18, but his life and the...
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Ellison signs with Georgia Southern
Kevin Ellison made official yesterday - he's going to be a Georgia Southern Eagle. The first Wednesday in February is National Signing Day and Ellison joined high school football players from aroun...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders jump into tie for first place
With just three games left on the regular season slate, the Habersham Central Raiders are in position to win the 8-AAAA North sub-region title. The Raiders (16-5, 4-3) knocked off Winder-Barrow 66-...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders keep pace for top spot
Habersham Central’s girls’ basketball team took another step toward the 8-AAAA North sub-region title Friday night with a 51-34 win over Winder-Barrow. The Lady Raiders (17-5, 5-2) remained in sole...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS swimmers compete at Metro
Habersham Central wrapped up the regular season swim schedule Saturday in Atlanta, competing in the 42nd annual North Metro Swimming and Diving Championships at The Westminster Schools. HCHS was am...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Raiders' JV team runs perfect record to 11-0
Habersham Central’s Lady Raider junior varsity team picked up three wins recently to run its record to 11-0 on the season. The Lady Raiders, coached by Sharea Duncan, had one of their closest games...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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State champions Jefferson, Gilmer County headline 30-team field at wrestling tourney
One of the top traditional wrestling tournaments in the state kicks off this afternoon at Habersham Central. The sixth edition of the Sham Slam features 30 teams from around the state. The tourname...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC sweeps Apalachee in sub-region matchup
Habersham Central’s basketball teams kept pace in the 8-AAAA North race with a pair of wins over Apalachee Tuesday night in Mt. Airy. The Raiders (15-3, 3-1) knocked off Apalachee 62-41 and can mov...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flowery Branch hands HCHS first sub-region loss
Habersham Central suffered its first 8-AAAA North girls’ loss Saturday, falling to Flowery Branch 51-41. HCHS dropped to 13-4 overall and 2-1 in sub-region play. The Lady Raiders got off to a fast ...
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second-half spurt leads Raiders past Falcons
The Habersham Central Raiders used a big second half performance to post a 58-44 win over Flowery Branch in an 8-AAAA North game Saturday night in Mt. Airy. The Raiders (14-3, 2-1) led most of the ...
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellison set to an Eagle
Kevin Ellison and Georgia Southern. Sounds like a perfect match when it comes to triple option football. Ellison, Habersham Central’s record-breaking quarterback, committed to play at Georgia South...
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders beat Salem, Cedar at 8-AAAA Duals
Habersham Central posted a 2-2 record at the 8-AAAA Area Duals over the weekend in Athens. The Raiders’ young squad entered the tournament as the seventh seed and advanced to the second day of comp...
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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HC rolls over Clarke, Stephens
Habersham Central’s basketball teams got the 8-AAAA North schedule off to a good start Friday night in Mt. Airy, sweeping Clarke Central in the sub-region opener. HCHS capped off the weekend with a...
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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HCHS sweeps WCON Classic
Habersham Central made the inaugural WCON Christmas Classic a memorable one, winning all four of its games to finish as the only undefeated teams in the event. HCHS, along with East Coweta (boys an...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cunningham hooks second straight Lambert tourney title
Habersham Central got in some post-Christmas work on the wrestling mat last week at the United States Marine Corps Hook’Em Holiday Clash at Lambert High. The Raiders competed with wrestlers from La...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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