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November 24, 2014
Sports

Wildcats boys triumph, girls struggle against Oglethorpe
The Rabun County Wildcats boys soccer team felled Oglethorpe County 2-1 on Friday at home, while the Lady ’Cats lost 2-1 to the Patriots after an unlucky first half. “I think that we played great t...
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Wildcats double up Washington-Wilkes
WASHINGTON — The Rabun County Wildcats rode strong batting performances Saturday to sweep Washington-Wilkes 14-1 and 18-6 in a Region 8-AA doubleheader. “They were throwing strikes and we were gett...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rabun County triumphs at Bo James meet
The Rabun County Wildcats scores several first-place finishes Friday in the Bo James Invitational, named for a former track coach. The boys team finished first in the meet against six opponents wit...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rabun goes 1-1 against Union, Habersham
The Rabun County Wildcats split games against Union County and Habersham Central last week. The ’Cats defeated Union County 4-2 on March 11 and fell 11-1 Friday to Habersham Central. “It went good,...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls go 2-0, boys 1-1 in soccer last week
The Rabun County Wildcats tied and won soccer matches last week, with a 1-1 stalemate March 4 at Banks County and a 1-0 win Friday at home against Greene County. The Lady ’Cats went 2-0, defeating ...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats sweep Social Circle doubleheader
The Rabun County Wildcats continued to excel with batting and pitching performances Saturday, besting Social Circle 5-4 and 5-0 in home wins. During the first game, Social Circle jumped out to an e...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats go 2-0 against Banks, Habersham
The Rabun County Wildcats went undefeated last week with a 10-4 home win Feb. 27 against Banks County and a 6-5 victory Friday at Habersham County. “We’re doing a good job with our approach, but we...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shaw proves speed, throwing at combine
When Connor Shaw arrived Feb. 19 in Indianapolis at the NFL Scouting Combine, he came ready to prove himself as a capable runner and passer in front of owners, managers, coaches and scouts. Shaw, s...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats’ playoff hopes dashed at Westminster
The Rabun County Wildcats ended the basketball season Saturday with a tough 66-59 loss to Westminster despite many attempted comebacks and a close score throughout the game. Head coach Jeff Page sa...
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring sports gearing up in Rabun
Every weekday in the afternoon at Rabun County High School, students begin filing out the front doors at 3 p.m. As the buses leave and students head home, some instead head down to the football, ba...
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rabun boys bounce back against Union, place third in region tourney
The Rabun County Wildcats bounced back from a 80-63 loss Saturday to Greene County with a 71-59 victory Monday against Union County to finishing third in the Region 8-AA tournament. “We needed it,”...
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Lady ‘Cats score runner-up finish
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats finished second in the Region 8-AA tournament Monday after coming up short 56-48 against Jefferson. “I think that we’re really good teams,” said sophomore Cylvie Patt...
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Wrestling brothers headed to state finals
Rabun County Wildcats wrestlers and brothers Drew and Peyton Backer are headed to the state finals this week, after each finishing third at the sectionals tournament Saturday in Dublin. The brother...
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys advance with trio of wins
By Trevor Metcalfe Staff Writer The Rabun County Wildcats advanced to the semifinals of the Region 8-AA tournament Monday, taking an 83-70 victory at home against Riverside Military Academy with a ...
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats walloped by Banks, win at Union
The Rabun County Wildcats went 1-1 last week, scoring a 66-64 win Friday at Union County and suffering a 82-48 trouncing Saturday at Banks County in a game that featured a second-half scuffle on th...
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Girls split Union, Banks games
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats halved thier contests last week, winning 55-38 Friday at Union County and suffering a 61-55 loss Saturday at Banks County. “We practiced really well, and the bench ca...
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Lady ‘Cats give seniors emotional sendoff
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats added two more to the win column with a 53-46 win Jan. 21 over Union County and a 69-46 victory Friday against Greene County, both games at home. The Lady ‘Cats also ...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student crowd pushes ‘Cats to overtime win
A rowdy home student section and standout senior performances propelled the Rabun County Wildcats to an 83-65 win Jan. 21 against Union County and an 92-85 overtime victory Friday versus Greene Cou...
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One for the Wall contest lets local hunters show off their kills
About 125 hunters and fans came out Saturday to Wiley Tire & Automotive for the One for the Wall hunting contest. Contests included prizes for the biggest bucks and does killed by guns, archery and...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls split against Franklin, Oglethorpe
Two double-double performances helped the Lady Wildcats go 1-1 last week with a 58-48 win Friday at Oglethorpe County and a 54-48 loss Saturday at home against Franklin, N.C. The Lady ’Cats (12-7, ...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rabun-owned car takes first in Toccoa points race
Clayton residents Jeana and Barney Mayfield’s Team 102 Racing recently won the 2013 Limited Sportsman Points Championship at Toccoa Speedway. The car was raced this season by Toccoa driver Clayton ...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady ’Cats win four straight
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats have won four games in a row after narrowly besting the Jefferson Dragons 50-47 at home on Jan. 8 and trouncing Social Circle 68-29 at home Friday. “We were very inte...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling ’Cats place fourth in regional duals tourney
The Rabun County Wildcats wrestling team placed fourth out of 10 teams Saturday at a tournament in Jefferson. “I thought we did probably as good as we could have asked,” said head coach Rob Stowe. ...
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats tame region foe Washington-Wilkes
The Rabun County Wildcats overcame trouble with rebounding to win 64-54 Friday at Washington-Wilkes. “I thought we played well,” said head coach Jeff Page. The Wildcats kept the contest close durin...
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dillard helps Wildcats win Christmas tourney
Two high-scoring performances by Bryce Dillard helped the Rabun County Wildcats win the Franklin Christmas Tournament played Friday and Saturday in Franklin, N.C. “I guess being a junior and being ...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling places third at Stephens County tournament
The Rabun County Wildcats wrestling team made the podium Saturday, placing third in the Arrowhead Classic tournament at Stephens County. It was probably the best single day we’ve ever had,” said he...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling earns bronze at Union tourney
The Rabun County Wildcats wrestling team made the podium Friday, finishing third at the Friday Night Fights tournament in Union County. “With the experience going along with hard work, we’re seeing...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats overcome rowdy crowd at Walhalla
The Rabun County Wildcats fought off a loud away crowd and a tough Walhalla, S.C., team to score a 76-68 victory on Dec. 19. “When you can beat them over here, it’s big,” said head coach Jeff Page....
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats on winning streak with comeback
The Rabun County Wildcats boys basketball team piled up three wins against no losses last week. The ’Cats defeated Stephens County 74-43 on Dec. 10, Banks County 79-60 Friday and T.C. Roberson 66-5...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady ’Cats suffer overtime losses to Banks, Stephens
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats suffered a string of close losses last week. Rabun fell 58-52 in overtime Dec. 10 at Stephens County, lost 66-61 on Friday at home against Banks County and then dropp...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls basketball takes two wins
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats basketball team won tight games on Friday and Saturday, winning first against Walhalla, S.C., 55-48 and Elbert County 65-62 in double overtime. “We played pretty good...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys hoops suffers pair of losses
The Rabun County Wildcats boys basketball team dropped a pair of tough games Friday and Saturday, falling to Walhalla, S.C. 70-62 and Elbert County 77-59, respectively. “Better execution is what we...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats drop two during tournament, win overtime battle with West Oak
The Rabun County Wildcats lost two games last week playing in the Piedmont Tournament, but bounced back with an overtime win on Tuesday. The Wildcats (3-2) lost to East Hall 73-60 Nov. 25 and to Ch...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats win Piedmont Tournament
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats went 4-0 in play the past 10 days, and placed first at the Piedmont Tournament. The girls defeated East Hall 57-50 on Nov. 25 and Chattahoochee 44-41 on Nov. 26, winn...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats struggle in first two contests
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats basketball team dropped its first two games of the season on Nov. 21 and Friday, losing to T.C. Roberson 54-31 and to Stephens County 49-41. “We have a lot of young k...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys basketball goes 2-0 with wins
The Rabun County Wildcats boys basketball team started the season with a pair of wins Nov. 21 and Friday, besting T.C. Roberson 61-53 and Stephens County 63-49. Head coach Jeff Page said he was ple...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Rabun teams score Super Bowl wins
Two Rabun County youth football teams secured Super Bowl victories Saturday at the North Georgia Youth Football Association’s Super Bowl VIII. “It’s all attributed to the kids,” said 6-and-younger ...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats fall to Spartans in playoffs
The Rabun County Wildcats ended the season Friday with a tough, rain-soaked road loss to Greater Atlanta Christian 34-7. “We went up against a really good football team,” said head coach Lee Shaw. ...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rec department to host youth football Super Bowl
The Rabun County Recreation Department will host players, coaches and fans from around the region Saturday at the North Georgia Youth Football Association’s Super Bowl VIII, including hometown team...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats finish regular season with shutout
The Rabun County Wildcats topped off their regular season with a resounding 57-0 win at Oglethorpe County. “It was a good way to finish off the season,” said head coach Lee Shaw. “It was another de...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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