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July 31, 2014
Sports

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.
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
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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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Lady Indians earn region victory
After letting a victory slip away versus White County just a few days before, the Lady Indians regrouped to earn a 48-28 region victory over Johnson.
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin varsity wrestling celebrates trip to State Duals
For the second time in three years the Indians traveled to the Team Dual Wrestling Championships to battle the best in the state. The Lumpkin County varsity wrestling squad traveled to the Macon Ce...
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school wrestlers upset defending State Champion Gilmer
For the Lumpkin County Middle School wrestling team, a year has made a big difference against one of its strongest rivals.
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Champion riflery team begins season with new school record
If the pressure of starting the season as the reigning GHSA Riflery State Champions was affecting the Lumpkin County team, it didn’t show a bit last week.
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity basketball begins 4-game home stand with Eastside
It’s time to come home and stay a while for the Lumpkin County varsity basketball teams. Beginning Friday night, the Indians and Lady Indians will host four games in an eight-day stretch, including...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local football players shine at All-American Bowl in Houston
A total of four Lumpkin County football players traveled to Houston recently to compete in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl games.
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity wrestling advances to State Duals
The Lumpkin County varsity wrestling squad will compete in Macon as one of the final 16 teams in Class AAAA this week after its outstanding performance at the Area 8-AAAA Duals.
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eighth grade basketball continues to roll
The eighth grade boys basketball team grabbed more attention during its last several games before the holidays. With four-straight wins, the Indians improved their overall record to 9-4 with two ga...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth wrestlers make strong showing at Gold Mine Classic
As the floor of the Lumpkin County High School gym was covered with grapplers from all over Georgia and surrounding states, many Lumpkin County wrestlers were in the mix at the recent Gold Mine Cla...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin teams looking ahead to start of Region schedule
With the arrival of 2013, the varsity basketball squads mark the beginning of the all-important Region 8-AAAA section of the schedule. With four Region games in the next two weeks, the real season ...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seventh grade Lady Indians continue success
The Lumpkin County seventh grade girls improved their record to 7-1 recently with an 18-15 victory over rival White County and a 37-22 win over Union County.
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Georgia men's basketball wins 3rd-straight
The Saints recorded their third win in a row Saturday afternoon, holding on in the final minutes to claim a 92-90 victory over Armstrong Atlantic State University in the Peach Belt Conference opene...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys basketball earns comeback win over Warriors
The Indians used steady scoring in the second half and a big game from junior Daniel McCrary to overcome a halftime deficit in Cleveland to edge White County 56-54 last week.
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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