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April 25, 2014
Sports

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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Varsity wrestling: Indians sweep Dacula, Habersham Central
Lumpkin showed its strength last week, earning a sweep over a pair of Class AAAAAA opponents.
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors seek to make a splash on swim team
This year’s Lumpkin County varsity swim team features a trio of talented seniors who have brought different backgrounds to the squad.
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eighth grade boys basketball wins 3-of-4
The Indians continued their winning ways recently as the eighth grade boys team piled up three wins in four games. Lumpkin began by dominating White County 56-28 on the road.
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school wrestling: Lumpkin wins League Duals
Grapplers from Lumpkin County Middle School experienced a triple dose of success in recent weeks with three tournament victories. Last week the Indians outscored their opponents by a combined 244-3...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball: Lady Indians finding their way
After the Lumpkin County varsity girls squad earned its second victory of the season last week over Johnson, the players were understandably happy. But they were also realistic, said head coach Sco...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perfect start for 7th grade Lady Indians basketball
The Lumpkin County Middle School seventh grade girls are playing like champions to begin the new season as the Lady Indians put together a string of five impressive wins over a two-week span recently.
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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7th grade boys basketball earns first victory
After four losses, the LCMS seventh grade boys didn’t give up and their perseverance was rewarded last week with a 37-32 victory on the road at South Habersham.
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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