Sports

COLUMN: Camping on the river with Dad

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We found ourselves in the same place we’d been dozens of times before. But this time was different. My dad and I set up camp, got ourselves some cold beverages and found a shallow spot to sit in the river. 

Cats climb Currahee

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The Rabun County football team made its annual summer visit to Currahee Mountain in Stephens County last weekend.

Rabun County splits volleyball season opener

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TIGER — In the final set of Match 1, Rabun County’s first-year volleyball coach Reggie Rider called a timeout and asked his team for seven straight points. The Wildcats obliged, defeating the Prince Avenue Christian Wolverines 2-1 (25-21, 19-25, 15-11), before forcing a third set against the East Hall Vikings in a 2-1 (18-25, 25-23, 15-7) loss at Ken Byrd Court on Tuesday night. “We have to learn to finish,’” Rider said during the timeout against the Wolverines. “We’ve learned to play, now we have to learn to finish.”

Rabun Gap volleyball, baseball get new head coaches

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The Rabun Gap-Nacoochee varsity volleyball and baseball programs will have new head coaches this season. Courtney Ledford will coach the volleyball team and Clark Wright will coach the baseball team. Ledford is a 2008 Rabun Gap graduate, playing 7 years of volleyball at Rabun Gap and was a team captain. She played setter and libero.

TFS adds new head coaches to athletic programs

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New leadership is in place at Tallulah Falls School for varsity boys basketball, varsity girls soccer and middle school/varsity swim programs.  Varsity boys basketball:  Cody Coleman, upper school history teacher, will lead the TFS varsity boys basketball team.  “Coach Coleman is invested in this group of young men with his work in the classroom and by serving last season as an assistant coach and as the interim coach this spring and summer,” said President and Head of School Larry A. Peevy. “His strong enthusiasm for building leaders through sports is evident.”

Old represents Rabun in All-Star baseball game

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Kasin Old represented Rabun County in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Georgia-South Carolina Baseball Classic for high school seniors in June.

Rabun cheerleaders earn top cheer team honor

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The Rabun County varsity cheerleaders were recognized as the best cheer team at a Universal Cheerleaders Association camp in Lander University in Greenwood, S.C., last week. Rabun had five cheerleaders be named All-Americans, earned after individual tryouts. Willow Fisher, Jaycee Weber, Maci Varnadoe, Miya Stewart and Kasten Weems were invited to cheer at the New Year’s Day parade in London.