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September 17, 2014
Sports

Volleyball team can't dig out win versus Lady Raiders
The Lady Indians volleyball team opened up the 2014 season when they took to the court to face off versus a formidable 6A North Forsyth team at the Longhouse on Thursday, August 7. Looking to conti...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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First games of season for Lady Indians
The Lady Indians softball team took to the diamond for their first games of the 2014 season on Saturday, August 9, when they hosted White County and Madison County in a two game tournament at LCHS.
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look at the new Region 7-AAA
With the beginning of the new school year right around the corner, Lumpkin County fans are getting excited about the upcoming sports seasons. The new alignment of Region 7-AAA may give Indians fans...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS football's Indians of Summer
The LCHS football team completed their summer session on Thursday, July 24, before starting their regular season practices on Friday, July 25. With the end of the summer session, LCHS head football...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS cheer camp spreads Indian spirit
The Lumpkin County High School cheerleaders and LCHS cheerleading coaches Ashley DeVries, Carmen Self and Ashley Winsor helped spread the Indian spirit last week when they hosted a four-day cheerle...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS names new volleyball coaches
When the Lumpkin County High School volleyball team's upcoming season starts there will be new faces on the court and on the sidelines for the Lady Indians. Matt Youngblood and Cara Malone have bee...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Indians softball team looks to be aggressive in upcoming season
New LCHS softball head coach Joseph Jones is hoping for the aggressiveness the team showed during summer to carry over into the upcoming 2014-2015 softball season. "Our staff and the team have high...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians impress at padded camp
Indians' head football coach Ty Maxwell was impressed by the team's performance at the Gilmer County Padded Camp on July 23-24 at Gilmer High School. "I feel that the team made great strides in thi...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home field advantage not enough for Senior team
The home field advantage was not enough for the Dahlonega Senior softball team when they hosted Tri-State at the senior softball field at Yahoola Creek Park on Friday, July 25. Dahlonega found no l...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS rifle team shines at USA Shooting National 3PAR Junior Olympics
The four varsity members of the Lumpkin County High School rifle team ventured into the new Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center June 24-28 to compete at the USA Shooting National 3PAR Junior Olymp...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Indians drop two to Lady Raiders
The Lady Indians softball team dropped two games to the Lady Raiders of North Forsyth during doubleheader action at LCHS on Tuesday, July 22. The doubleheader showcased the JV and Varsity teams for...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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All-Region honors for LCHS baseball
When the 8-AAAA All-Region Baseball team was announced last week, four Indian player were honored by being named to the All-Region first team while another six Indian players were given honorable m...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Future Indians on display at football camp
New LCHS head football coach Ty Maxwell made a concerted effort to introduce himself and the Indians' football schemes to the youth of Lumpkin County with the inaugural Future Indians Football Camp...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Camp serves up volleyball basics
The LCHS volleyball camp held July 14-17 served up the basics for middle and high school students interested in playing indoor volleyball. "The focus of the camp is to teach beginners the basic fun...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS Rifle Training Camp takes aim at teaching the fundamentals
The LCHS Rifle Training Camp held July 14-18 at the LCHS shooting range boasted its highest attendance in its four year history. The camp saw 19 campers take aim at learning the proper techniques f...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer spirit for LCHS
The LCHS competitive cheerleading squad caught summer school spirit last week as they practiced for the upcoming season.
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LCHS sharpshooters and American Legion team up for success
The Dahlonega American Legion Post 239 honored the LCHS rifle team on Thursday, July 10, with awards for their performance in the American Legion National Air rifle Championship. The LCHS rifle tea...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breaking the plateau
After he retired from being a drug and alcohol counselor in 2001, John Bunnell rekindled his love for basketball by taking to the Lumpkin County Parks & Rec gym and shooting three-pointers. No one,...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior softball loses heartbreaker
The Dahlonega senior softball team showed signs of improvement during their last doubleheader versus Tri-State on Friday, July 11, at the softball fields at Meeks Parks in Blairsville.
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Lady Nighthawks named All-American Scholars
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida – The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars for Division I, II & III were announced on Wednesday, July 2, with a total of 664 women's collegiate golfe...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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United Karate Studio of Dahlonega students earn black belts
After five years of training under the instruction of United Karate Studio of Dahlonega owner and instructor Brad Bowelle, United Karate Studio students Aaron Hopkins and Ethan Holland earned their...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vacation from sport writing, not sports
I have written sports for the Nugget for almost a year now. I had accrued enough time for a vacation, and it was time to use it. So, what does a sportswriter plan for himself on his vacation?
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diving into summer sports
Local aquatic athletes are making a splash this summer as part of the Lumpkin County Summer League Swim Team.
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UNG grad jumps to Class AAA baseball
DAHLONEGA, Georgia – The summer season has been an active one for the University of North Georgia baseball program as one player has climbed the ladder to just one step below the Big Leagues, while...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Haight stepping away from soccer team
The Indians' boys soccer team won their first State Playoff game in over a decade last season. At the end of their tremendously successful year, the Indians lost a solid group of seniors that helpe...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toughest sport on dirt
Rodeo fans were given two nights of entertaining rodeo action this past Friday and Saturday, June 20-21, at the 25th Annual Mountain Top Rodeo at R Ranch in the Mountains. The 25 year event started...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior softball team endures tough week
The Dahlonega senior softball team endured two demoralizing defeats when they traveled to the Rabun Parks & Rec to take part in a five team tournament on Wednesday, June 18.
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling team hits the mats
The Lumpkin County High School wrestling team competed in their first match of the summer when they hosted Chestatee, Stephens County and Rabun County at the LCHS gym on Tuesday, June 17. Despite b...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skills served up at tennis camp
The LCHS Tennis Camp held at Yahoola Creek Park Monday to Thursday, June 16-19, served as a first step to building next season's tennis team. With a majority of last year's team graduated, the camp...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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First games of summer for LCHS softball
After two weeks of practice and conditioning, the Lady Indians took to the diamond for their first games of the summer when they hosted 6-AAAAAA West Forsyth for a doubleheader on Tuesday, June 17.
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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R Ranch Mountain Top Rodeo celebrates 25 years
For the 25th year the Mountain Top Rodeo will once again thrill fans at the R Ranch in the Mountains on Friday and Saturday, June 20-21, with world-class competitive Rodeo Circuit action.
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS boys basketball honing skills with summer schedule
The LCHS varsity and junior varsity basketball teams had no shortage of time to hone their individual and team skills last week. The Indians started the week with games versus North Forsyth and Nor...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS offers free football camp
On July 14-17, LCHS will offer its Future Indian Football Camp for ages five to LCMS students who are not already participating in LCMS football workouts at the Burial Grounds. The goal of the camp...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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USA Wrestling Camp
Lumpkin County's wrestling program has a long, storied history. The history of the program is displayed through the growing list of Lumpkin County Wrestling Hall of Fame inductees. The list include...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bringing fun back to fundamentals
The Lumpkin County Basketball camp held Monday to Friday, June 2-6, at LCHS brought fun back to fundamentals for first to fifth grade boys and girls last week.
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians' baseball goes 2-2 in Piedmont Tournament
The LCHS varsity baseball team complied a 2-2 record when they competed versus North Hall, Howard, West Forsyth and Habersham in the summer Piedmont Tournament held Friday and Saturday, June 6-7.
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Indians compete at UNG basketball camp
Matt Youngblood, LCHS's head girls basketball coach, expressed his belief that the Lady Indians are heading in the right direction after the team attended the UNG basketball camp this past week.
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slow start to summer for JV baseball
It has been a rough start to summer for the LCHS junior varsity baseball team. The team has complied a record of 0-8 to start the summer after three doubleheader games this past week. Despite the s...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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United Karate Studio enjoys success at first major tournament of season
The United Karate Studio team competed in their first major tournament of their season in Elijay.
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS soccer duo named to 8-AAAA All-Region
The 2014 season ended with a heartbreaking loss to Southeast Whitfield in the second round of the GHSA Soccer State Playoffs for the Indians' boys soccer team. Despite the early exit of the Indians...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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