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April 23, 2014
Sports

Lumpkin’s Dorsey signs with Jacksonville State
Taking down opposing ball-carriers is nothing new to Lumpkin County’s BJ Dorsey. Now, the senior will have the privilege of pursuing a business degree while lining up against some big-time college ...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school soccer keeps rolling
The Lumpkin County Middle School girls soccer team picked up four wins in eight days recently as the team continues to dominate the competition.
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity tennis on target
The Lumpkin County varsity tennis squads have wasted no time during the early portion of the season, as the girls and boys teams recently racked up three wins apiece.
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin baseball pounces on Tigers in opener
Unlike what many fans expected to see from a season with new bat regulations (designed to make aluminum bats perform like wood), there was plenty of offense in Lumpkin County’s varsity opener versu...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saints softball delivers on ESPN3
When it counted the most, No. 2 North Georgia came through in the clutch as junior Kayla Minger delivered a two-out, two-run double to give the Saints a 6-5 win in eight innings over No. 3 West Tex...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tennis teams earn victories to begin 2012 season
The Lumpkin County varsity tennis squads have begun the season by picking up victories in recent matches.
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys golf tops Dawson in opening match
After the first date of the season was washed out, the Lumpkin County boys golf team finally met Dawson at Achasta, and the Indians performance was worth the wait. Led by senior Austin Booker, the ...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians make big impact on Bobcats
Following the team’s tough loss to Union County in the opener, the Lady Indians soccer squad hoped to find a competitive spark that would send them in a winning direction.
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin wrestlers take on State Tourney
Lumpkin’s Cagle, Hilliard earn individual fourth place results
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saints softball to appear on ESPN3
The first team in North Georgia school history to be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks, the No. 3-ranked Saints softball squad will take on No. 5-ranked West Texas A&M this Saturday, Februar...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity boys basketball upsets West Hall
The Indians earned a hard-fought win in the first round of the Region 8-AAA Tournament, taking down West Hall 62-56. Lumpkin County (3-23) jumped out to an early four-point lead in the first quarte...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riflery team sets season-high score
Led by senior Charles Tritt, the riflery team kept its undefeated season alive last week against North Gwinnett.
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home opener big for middle school soccer
Girls and Boys teams earn victories against Towns County
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dahlonega referee Bell to enter Hall of Fame
Having refereed every level of women’s basketball, from high school to the Olympics, Sally Bell said each one brings its own types of rewards and thrills.
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys soccer smashes Union in opener
The Lumpkin County boys squad began the varsity soccer season with a strong offensive showing versus Union County on Friday evening. Battling a team that had earned three-straight head-to-head wins...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians basketball upsets West Hall in postseason play
Lumpkin moves on to battle North Hall at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Feb. 15) in Gainesville in the Region 8-AAA quarterfinals.
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin riflery tops State score in fourth win
Using a consistent effort from all four shooters, Lumpkin achieved its highest score of the season with a 1,128-844 performance against Duluth last week on the road.
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saints bats come alive to claim first victory
The North Georgia bats gave Blake Hobby a lead on Saturday before he ever stepped on the field when Jordan Erisman came around to score on a base hit by Kenny Bellavance in the first inning.
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Saints basketball rallies to edge Columbus State 65-62
Women’s basketball rallied late on Saturday to score a come-from-behind victory on the road over Columbus State in Peach Belt Conference play.
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Saints softball ranked 3rd in nation, set to host tourney
The North Georgia softball team will start the season as one of the top three teams in the country for the third-straight year, as the Saints are ranked No. 3 in the NFCA Division II Preseason Top ...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Lumpkin wrestlers are Area Champs
The Indians qualified seven wrestlers for the upcoming State Sectionals Tournament as Lumpkin earned third place out of 13 teams.
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Georgia welcomes 2012 Hall of Fame class
North Georgia College & State University welcomed five new members to the prestigious Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday evening, as nearly 200 people were on hand for the induction of some of the be...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin riflery team wins 3rd-straight
In its most dominating performance of the season, the Lumpkin County riflery team extended its win streak to three matches with a 1,116-883 victory over White County in Dahlonega last week.
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grapplers tune up for Area Tourney
In the final match before this weekend’s Area Traditional Tournament, the Lumpkin County varsity squad placed three wrestlers on the podium at the Burnt Mountain Invitational hosted by Pickens County.
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians shoot down White at buzzer
With just seconds remaining, Lumpkin County varsity boys coach Chris Guthrie gathered his players on the sideline. The Indians were tied 61-61 with arch rival White County in a hostile environment ...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school riflery tops Gainesville for 2nd-straight win
The season is still young, and so are many of the riflery team members, but a focused Lumpkin squad has found a way to begin 2012 with two-straight wins.
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school wrestling succeeds at State Duals
Lumpkin didn’t need a repeat of its two previous attempts at the Middle School State Duals. Not only did the Indians redeem themselves from a pair of 0-2 performances, they completely turned the ta...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions and Leopards catch Lumpkin basketball
Varsity Girls The gymnasium was a hostile environment for the varsity basketball squads last week as Lumpkin encountered tough region and non-region foes. The Lady Indians (3-16) hosted region oppo...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school wrestlers strong on Senior Night
The Lumpkin County varsity wrestling squad and the fans were in a celebratory mood on Senior Night as the Indians were in fine form.
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school wrestlers avenge Banks
The Lumpkin County Middle School wrestling squad showed perseverance last week in a tri-match against two difficult opponents.
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school boys basketball tops Riverview
The seventh grade boys put together a dominating performance versus the Eagles, surging out to a 38-4 halftime advantage on their way to a 46-20 victory.
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS riflery team on target in first match
Returning to the shooting range for their first match since earning a fifth-place finish at the State Championships last year, the Lumpkin County High School riflery team members found their mark a...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rivalry weekend tough for Lady Indians basketball
The Lady Indians welcomed two of their fiercest rivals to town last weekend for a pair of back-to-back games.
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strong surge for Lumpkin swimmers
Excitement filled the Aquatic Center in Gainesville Friday night as Lumpkin County swimmers loudly cheered each other on.
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school wrestlers are League Champions
The middle school wrestlers concluded their pre-holiday action with a winning effort in the League Championship hosted by Union County.
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity wrestling runner-up at Lambert tournament
During the holiday break, the varsity wrestling squad was working hard, maintaining its top form for the second half of the season.
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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All-Region honors for Lumpkin football players
After achieving a second-straight winning season, the Lumpkin County varsity football team was honored with a trio of players named to this year’s 8-AAA All-Region Team, while four others earned Ho...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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8th grade boys basketball continue success
The 8th grade boys continued their dominating season by winning three of four games leading into the holiday break.
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling tops White, Dawson before winning John Smith Tournament
Even for the always-tough Lumpkin County varsity wrestling squad, it was no ordinary week. When the Indians swept a tri-match against rivals White and Dawson counties, they were just getting starte...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Indians basketball tops Lanier with late surge
Lumpkin County extended its streak versus Lanier to four games as the varsity girls squad denied the Longhorns with a strong fourth-quarter effort.
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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