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November 28, 2014
Sports

Lumpkin golf: Jarrard leads the field at Red Raider Classic
With the high school golf season just getting started, many competitors are still working out the kinks in their game. But Lumpkin County’s Joseph Jarrard is already showing signs of mid-season for...
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Seabolt repeats as USA Wrestling State Champ
For the second-straight season, Lumpkin County’s Kaylee Seabolt is a USA Wrestling State Champion.
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Riflery team advances to State Semifinals
Last week the Lumpkin County riflery team prevailed in the State Sectionals over Carver High School, shooting a new school record for the third time this season of 1,152 while Carver finished with ...
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Lumpkin girls tennis wins on Senior Night
The Lumpkin varsity girls tennis team picked up its second-straight victory last week, taking down Chestatee 3-2.
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Baseball: Indians seek steady path to success
In varsity baseball, consistency is key. The teams that remain when the playoffs come around in May are the teams that have shown the ability to keep an eye on the overall goal and let it guide the...
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Lumpkin County spring sports section now available
Check out all the high school and middle school teams and rosters in this week's Dahlonega Nugget. — High school baseball — High school golf — High school soccer — High school tennis — High school ...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tennis: Lumpkin girls and boys victorious in Lagrange
The Lumpkin County varsity tennis teams picked up victories at the Granger Invitational tournament in Lagrange, Ga. last weekend.
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Golf: Lumpkin boys second after first round of Border Challenge
After an early season marred by wet weather, the Lumpkin County varsity golf teams have begun competition. Last week at Achasta the boys opened the three-part Border Challenge by taking second plac...
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Lumpkin youth wrestlers bring home top honors at USA State
A large contingent of Lumpkin County youth wrestlers recently competed in the USA Big Kids State Championships at Parkview High School.
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Lumpkin cheerleaders perform at bowl game
After the Lumpkin County Middle School cheerleaders won a competition at the Universal Cheerleading Association camp at the University of Georgia, the group was invited to participate in the pre-ga...
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Varsity soccer teams beat Banks
A second-half surge propelled the Lumpkin County varsity boys soccer squad past Banks County last week as the Indians earned their second win of the season. After the teams battled to a scoreless f...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin baseball wins three straight
The Indians continued the varsity baseball season with a winning week as the Indians topped Gilmer, White and Jackson counties. In the mid-week contest on the road against White County, the Indians...
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Women's basketball advances to first-ever PBC Championship Game
The Saints earned a 70-66 win over Flagler College in the semifinal round of the 2013 Peach Belt Conference Basketball Tournament. The win propelled North Georgia (14-14) into the PBC Tournament Ch...
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Indians baseball splits series with Dawson County
After dropping Game 1 to the Tigers 4-3 in Dawsonville last week, the Lumpkin County varsity baseball squad returned to Dahlonega to days later and evened the score, earning a 6-5 victory in the fi...
Mar 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin basketball players earn All-Region honors
A total of five Lumpkin County varsity players earned All-Region honors. The selections are voted on by the coaches of Region 8-AAAA.
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North Georgia basketball set for PBC Tournament
The North Georgia men’s basketball team locked up the No. 2 seed out of the West Division in the upcoming Peach Belt Conference Championships Saturday, but still fell 92-80 at the hands of Georgia ...
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Lumpkin head football coach moving to Dacula
Moving on is a ‘bittersweet’ transition, said Jones.
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Lumpkin riflery team undefeated again
Another undefeated regular season is what the Lumpkin County varsity riflery team members wanted—and that’s what they got.
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin varsity baseball earns first victory
The Indians picked up their first victory of the 2013 season with a 17-4 win over Jackson County on the road last week.
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Saints softball jumps in national rankings
After starting the preseason ranked No. 12, the University of North Georgia softball team has climbed eight spots to fourth in the first regular season poll.
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Middle school soccer teams win season openers
With a display of offensive power, the Lumpkin County Middle School soccer squads dominated North Habersham to earn their first victories of the season.
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Varsity soccer teams pick up early victories
The varsity soccer season has begun in a winning way for both Lumpkin County teams as the boys avenged last year’s loss to White County and the girls downed East Hall for their first victory.
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Football standout Logan Head commits to Shorter University
Lumpkin County linebacker Logan Head likes playing football aggressively.
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS riflery team hopes for a perfect regular season
In their quest to defend the GHSA Riflery State Championship, the Lumpkin County High School shooters have done all they can do—win every match.
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seventh grade girls basketball finishes strong in tournament
The Lumpkin County seventh grade girls concluded the basketball season with plenty to be proud of, including nearly upsetting the undefeated top team in the league.
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Hilliard brings home State Championship for Lumpkin
Greg Hilliard knew that his opponent in the State Finals would be tough, so Hilliard and his coaches had a plan.
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LCHS wrestlers advance to State Championships
An entire season came down to one tournament last week as the Lumpkin County varsity wreslters hoped to qualify as many as possible for State.
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saints softball wins three-straight at home tournament
The North Georgia softball squad finished the weekend with three-straight victories to improve to 6-2 on the season.
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North Georgia's Cantrell earns 500th victory with Saints
As the University of North Georgia baseball team picked up its first win of the season recently over King College 11-9 at Bob Stein Stadium, it also marked head coach Tom Cantrell’s 500th win of hi...
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Lumpkin's Courtney Fortner to play for TMC
If LCHS senior Courtney Fortner has lost her voice, it’s probably because she just finished playing in a softball game. The pitcher and first-baseman has never missed the opportunity to cheer on he...
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LCHS riflery team breaks school record again
Two Lumpkin shooters qualify for individual State Championships
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saints softball to host tournament
The 12th-ranked University of North Georgia softball team started its 2013 season with a 3-1 record at the Peach Belt Conference-Sunshine State Conference Softball Challenge.
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North Georgia women’s basketball gets revenge on Montevallo
The last time the University of North Georgia saw the University of Montevallo, the Falcons were escaping Memorial Hall Gymnasium with a 60-58 win. But last Saturday five players reached double fig...
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Big results for wrestlers at Area Championships
The Indians know the way to the State Tournament. That path always leads through the Area Traditional Championships and this year the Lumpkin County wrestlers were ready.
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LCHS riflery team tops White County for second-straight win
The Indians made it two victories in a row to begin the season as they out-shot White County 1134-1084 last week at the LCHS riflery range.
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians finish season with high placing at State Duals
In a performance that rivaled their run in last year’s State Duals, the Lumpkin County Middle School wrestlers came away with a fourth place finish in the traditional side of the bracket at the rec...
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestlers ready for end-of-season tournament
As Lumpkin prepares to mix it up in the Area Tournament, wrestlers know they have already battled the best
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity wrestlers take on 'Sham Slam'
In a tournament that included many of the elite teams in the state, three wrestlers earned top-five finishes for Lumpkin County. Zach Kile took third place in the 285-pound class, Greg Hilliard (11...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Georgia basketball returns to winning ways
The North Georgia men’s basketball team got back to their winning ways and completed the season sweep over Georgia College last week, defeating the Bobcats 67-57 in Centennial Arena.
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local martial arts competitors conclude big year
The students at United Karate Studio of Dahlonega didn’t leisurely coast to the finish line at the end of 2012. They put together a strong showing in the regional and national tournaments that brou...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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