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July 28, 2014
Sports

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?
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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...
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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...
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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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 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 | 8 8 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...
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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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 22 22 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 | 20 20 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.
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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...
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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 | 20 20 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 | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS tennis honored by Blitz
The success of the LCHS tennis team in the 2014 season is translating into big honors for some of the players. Blitz, a weekly high school sports show on Windstream Cable Channel 4 that covers nine...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors reign supreme in powder puff tournament
When the smoke cleared on the gridiron during the Powder Puff Tournament at the Burial Grounds on Friday, May 16, the Seniors celebrated their 26-0 trouncing of the Juniors in the 2014 Powder Puff ...
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2014 Dahlonega Senior Softball Team
2014 Dahlonega Senior Softball Team picture.
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS pitcher signs with University of North Georgia
With a consistent 81 mile per hour fastball, a nasty change up and the occasional curve, Daniel McCrary has spent four years honing his skills on the mound for the Lumpkin County Indians. A Dahlone...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eight run rally unravels UNG's season
All season long the Nighthawks softball team have said that they would not take off their jerseys until someone ripped them off their backs. They would fight until the final out. On Saturday, May 1...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double signing for LCHS students
Lumpkin County High School was abuzz with excitement on Friday, May 16, as two Lady Indian athletes committed to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Basketball standout Dakota ...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring game shows off 2014-2015 talent
Indians fans were given a glimpse of the 2014-2015 football team on Saturday night at the LCMS football field for the Spring game. Coming after the first two weeks of Spring practice, the game was ...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians soccer season ends in Sweet 16
When the Indians fell to Southeast Whitfield 5-0 in the Sweet 16 round of the GHSA Soccer State Playoffs on Tuesday, May 7, they lost more than just a game. They lost a family.
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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UNG softball team advances to NCAA Super Regionals
The number two ranked UNG softball team battled the weather and three tough teams May 9-11 to secure their spot in the NCAA Super Regionals this coming weekend.
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Play like the Indians and Lady Indians
On June 2-6 high school and middle school coaches will be teaching boys and girls who will be in first to fifth grade during the 2014-2015 school year how to play like an Indian or Lady Indian at t...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sweet Satisfaction: Indians soccer advances to Sweet 16
The Indians (9-5-3 overall, 4-4 region) traveled to Adams Stadium for the first round of the GHSA Soccer Playoffs on Tuesday, April 29, to take on number one seeded Chamblee High School (10-6 overa...
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two LCHS riflery members sign to UNG
Seniors Heather Johnson and Morgan Tritt both signed riflery scholarships to the University of North Georgia on Thursday, May 1, in the LCHS large conference room with friends and family.
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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First round sweep ends Indians' season
The Indians' 2014 baseball season ended in a two game sweep at the hands of the Redan Raiders on Friday, May 2, in the first round of the GHSA State Playoffs. The first game in the best-of-three se...
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grady bests Lady Indians
The Lady Indians (10-5-2 overall, 5-3 region) played in the GHSA Soccer State Playoffs for the first time since 2003 when they traveled to square off with the Lady Knights of Grady High School (13-...
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians to host first round of State
In the long history of LCHS's baseball program, the school had never hosted a State playoff game. The Indians changed those history books on Friday night, April 25, when they defeated Walnut Grove ...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Indians soccer is Statebound
The Lady Indians soccer team is set to take part in the GHSA State Tournament for the first time since 2003 after two huge wins over Gilmer and Monroe Area to end their regular season.
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians soccer team earns State playoff berth with tiebreakers
The Indians boys varsity soccer team secured a spot in the State playoffs with the fourth place seed. The Indians guaranteed themselves the fourth seed with a win over Lanier on April 16. The India...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS golf ends 2014 season
The LCHS boys and girls golf teams' seasons ended after taking part in the Region 8-AAAA Tournament.
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Indians end successful season
The Lady Indians tennis team's season came to an end in the first round of the State Tournament versus Grady High School at the Yahoola Creek Park tennis complex on Wednesday, April 23.
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rifle team takes bronze at State Championships
The LCHS rifle team completed the 2013-2014 season with a bronze medal performance at the GHSA State Championship held at the Pool International Shooting Complex in Fort Benning on April 11-12.
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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LCHS soccer teams poised to make playoffs
As the regular season comes to an end, the LCHS boys and girls soccer teams are both poised to make a run in the playoffs. The paths may be different, but both teams are on the cusp of competing fo...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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