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April 20, 2014
Sports

Lumpkin varsity basketball looks ahead to this week's opportunities
For the Lumpkin County basketball squads, opportunity awaits this week in the form of a road trip to neighboring White County followed by a pair of home games. After suffering three-straight losses...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Saints end skid, take down Chowan 55-41
The North Georgia College & State University women’s basketball team reversed a three-game slide over the weekend with a road victory over Chowan University to close out their time in the Loch Shop...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winter Sports Preview now available
As teams from Lumpkin County High School and Middle School begin the winter season, check out schedules, rosters and team photos in The Nugget's special section inside this week's newspaper.
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumpkin varsity basketball achieves early victories
The arrival of basketball season was celebrated with a pair of victories by the Indians last week. Jacob Haskel and Austin Holman scored eight points apiece in the first quarter to help Lumpkin jum...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Awards roll in for Saints soccer standouts
The North Georgia College & State University women’s soccer team has enjoyed much success the past four seasons as the program has achieved a record of 55-18-6. Three of the players who have pushed...
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Men's Basketball: Saints drop thriller to Belmont Abbey
Four players hit double-digits in points for North Georgia, but it wasn’t enough as Belmont Abbey College (5-1) claimed an 81-77 win over the Saints (3-2) inside Memorial Hall Gymnasium Saturday ev...
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NGCSU men’s tennis nationally ranked in preseason poll
After concluding last season 25th in the nation, the North Georgia College & State University men’s tennis team has jumped two spots to 23rd in the NCAA Division II preseason poll.
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Wrestlers warm up with sweep in home opener
The Indians got their season off the ground with a successful home opener as they began two days of competition last week. School may have been on vacation, but the Lumpkin County grapplers were ha...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity wrestling jumps into action with a ‘slam’
A pair of Lumpkin varsity wrestlers went undefeated on Saturday as the team finished in the top half of the standings at the seventh-annual Spartan Slam Duals Tournament.
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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8th grade boys earn two-straight wins
Showing its resiliency, the Lumpkin County Middle School eighth grade boys basketball squad overcame a pair of losses to begin its season and came together to even its record with victories over Ri...
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Middle school cross-country girls earn victory at District Meet
The Lumpkin County Middle School runners finished the season in fine form as the girls team earned first place in the District Meet at Meeks Park in Union County.
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LCHS senior catcher signs to play college softball
Lady Indians senior catcher Whitney Brown learned from her teammates to never give up on her dreams. Now the Lumpkin varsity standout is seeing her dream of playing softball in college come true.
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Varsity football closes out season versus strong Stephens County team
Seemingly every time Lumpkin County fans looked in the direction of the field on Friday night, defensive back Gunner Wood was making a tackle on a Stephens County runner.
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls cross-country competes in GHSA State Meet
The Lumpkin County girls squad competed in the State Meet on Saturday at Carrollton High School, finishing 22nd out of 32 teams.
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school wrestling victorious in early-season tournament
Starting the season on a high note, the middle school grapplers topped the competition at the recent Eagle Classic Wrestling Tournament at Riverview Middle School.
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Competition cheerleaders earn best-ever State finish
The hard-working competition cheerleading squad continued its tradition of representing Lumpkin County High School at State last week, making its third-straight trip to the GHSA State Championships...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Meet a reality for Lumpkin runners
Calling your shot is never the safe thing to do. But Lumpkin County High School girls cross-country coach Ken Reese had more than a hunch that the 2012 team was capable of doing something big.
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Horns hold on for win over Lumpkin
Lanier gave Lumpkin County more than it could handle in Sugar Hill on Friday night as the Longhorns pulled away for a 24-7 victory in Region 8-AAAA action.
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Band of Gold home to Army All-American
The best thing about playing in the LCHS marching band is the extreme weather conditions the musicians encounter. At least that’s the view of trombone player Braden Barrentine. He sees it as a chal...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NGCSU Rifle team sets records against nationally-ranked Cougars
Continuing its season of excellence, the North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team broke records last weekend while hosting nationally-ranked Columbus State University.
Oct 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women’s soccer concludes regular season with 13-3-2 record
The North Georgia College & State University women’s soccer team sent their seniors out in style by capturing a 3-0 win over the University of South Carolina Aiken to close out the regular season a...
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Varsity softball closes out season at State Tournament
For a team with a .500 record last year, finishing 2012 by playing on the final weekend of the season is tough to beat.
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Lumpkin varsity football looking for relief at Lanier
After racking up two-straight victories, the Indians have hit hard times the past two weeks versus strong teams from Eastside and Chestatee. This Friday, Lumpkin will travel to Sugar Hill to battle...
Oct 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New year, quicker times for cross-country boys at Unicoi
Girls earn personal best times at Mountain Invitational
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tough road ahead for Indians football this week
The season is about to get more difficult for the Lumpkin County varsity football squad as the Indians have the unenviable task of hosting Region 8-AAAA frontrunner Chestatee this Friday.
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saints soccer upsets No. 13 Flagler 3-1 on the road
The NGCSU men’s soccer team earned one of the biggest victories in recent program history Saturday night as they claimed a decisive 3-1 upset victory over 13th-ranked Flagler College with two late ...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Indians traveling to Columbus for State Championships
If not for a particularly disappointing loss to Walnut Grove earlier this season, the Lady Indians might not be packing their bags for a trip to Columbus.
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagles pull away from Indians for victory
Despite several long drives by Lumpkin County, Eastside (5-2) used its blazing speed to attack the Indians (2-5) with quick strikes and turn a 17-7 lead into a 52-16 win in Region 8-AAAA action on ...
Oct 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians top Madison for second-straight win on homecoming
Lumpkin County kept its season going in the right direction with its second-straight win on Friday night, as the offense found traction and struck for a 34-20 victory over Madison County on homecom...
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball advances to Sweet 16
With just one team standing between them and the State Softball Championship Tournament in Columbus, the Lady Indians are not changing the way they have done things all season.
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ray earns karate gold at World Championships
Making the trip to the World Championships in Canada last week was well worth the time for Dahlonega’s Brianna Ray.
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school football wins championship
The Lumpkin County Middle School football squad capped its 7-1 season on Saturday with a 22-18 victory at Rabun County in the championship game.
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball ready for State Tournament
The entire season for the Lumpkin County varsity softball squad comes down to the best-of-three series beginning tonight as the Lady Indians travel to Douglasville to take on Alexander in the first...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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JROTC Raiders team earns best-ever finish
Earning their best results at a competition, the Lumpkin County High School JROTC Raiders teams brought home a combined seven trophies at the season opener.
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity volleyball continuing to grow through tough season
A “W” is sometimes hard to come by in Region 8-AAAA volleyball, but that isn’t stopping the Lady Indians from showing up and working hard. Over the past two weeks, many Lumpkin County players have ...
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NGCSU Equestrian Club wins season opener
The North Georgia College & State University Equestrian Club hosted the season opener double header western horse show recently at Epiphany Farm in Dahlonega.
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six Gap bike ride nearly sets record for participation
After all the entry forms were tallied and the numbers were crunched, the total participation for last week’s Six Gap Century, Three Gap Fifty and Valley Ride came to 2,595 riders, according to rid...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCMS football advances to championship game
The Indians have seen a couple of serious challenges from Union this season, but have handled the pressure and come away with victories both times.
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity softball: Lumpkin makes State Playoffs
The Lumpkin County varsity softball squad (18-12) advanced to postseason play with a 10-8 win in game three of its series against Monroe Area last week in Dahlonega.
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity cross-country: Lumpkin girls looking fast at Region Warmup
If the Lady Indians run the way they did at last week’s Region Warmup competition, they may find themselves qualifying for the State Meet.
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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