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October 21, 2014
Sports

Lady Indians JV team rolls to five in-a-row as varsity struggles
The JV Lady Indians are in the midst of a five game winning streak as the varsity team struggles to remain in the playoff hunt in Region 7-AAA The varsity team took a giant step towards that goal w...
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCMS softball refocused on diamond
The Lady Indians LCMS softball team is riding high on a two game winning streak after defeating Chestatee Middle School 16-0 on Monday, August 25, at the LCHS softball field. The winning streak sta...
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians can't run past Model in season opener
Despite running the ball for over 300 yards and keeping the Blue Devils to 239 yards in total offense, the Lumpkin County Indians football team fell 15-8 in their regular season opener when they tr...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCMS football drop season opener to White County
The LCMS football team fell 22-12 in their season opener when they traveled to take on White County on Saturday, August 23. The Warriors scored 22 first half points while not allowing the Indians t...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Indians get back on track
After a shaky 3-5 start to the regular season, the Lady Indians softball team got back on track with two wins last week versus Chestatee and West Hall to improve their overall record to 5-7 and the...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCMS softball improves to 3-2
Raven Chester and Evee Dornhecker combined to pitch a no-hitter versus White County on Thurday, August 21, to improve their overall record to 3-2. The dominant pitching performance allowed the Lady...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors of swing
The Dahlonega Senior softball team proved they were the seniors of swing when Rick Harris' three-run home run allowed the team to complete a come from behind victory 14-12 versus their rival Tri-St...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians' smash mouth football buries Cambridge
The LCHS football team displayed their Gold Rush Split Back veer offense and Purple Swarm defense with great success when they traveled to take on Cambridge High School in a scrimmage game on Frida...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rival Dawson ends Lady Indians' two-game streak
Late inning defensive miscues by the Lady Indians softball team helped visiting rival Dawson County secure a 7-3 win and snap Lumpkin's two-game winning streak on Thursday, August 14.
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball team serves up first win of season
The Lady Indians volleyball team got their first taste of victory when they traveled to take part in a three team contest at Fannin County High School on Tuesday, August 12. "Getting that first win...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dahlonega Rockets hope to shake things up on diamond
When the summer baseball season started, the Dahlonega Rockets were in the infancy of their founding, making their early games challenging. The academy baseball team made up of a mixture of six to ...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Georgia Sportslink to broadcast LCHS football
Lumpkin County football fans will be able to listen to live broadcasts of all ten of the Indians' games in the 2014 season. The North Georgia Sportslink, created by Bo Wilson and Tim Whitmire, will...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball tournament benefits Lumpkin baseball
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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 | 6 6 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.
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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