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April 25, 2015
Sports
Offensive explosion leads to region win
The Fannin County High boys soccer team earned a pair of strong wins last week, defeating Banks County 8-4 on Tuesday, April 14 in Homer before returning home and beating Pickens County 2-1 on Frid...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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MACA Lions beat Covenant at home
The Mountain Area Christian Academy baseball team scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and never trailed in a 10-4 win over Covenant Christian Academy on Monday, April 13 at Blue Ridg...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breathe Deep 5K draws crowd
Dozens of runners turned out for a good cause last weekend as Mercier Orchards hosted the fourth annual ‘Breathe Deep Blue Ridge’ 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, April 11 in Blue Ridge. The event was divi...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin track team readies for region meet
The Fannin County High boys track team had a strong showing at a seven-team meet Wednesday, April 8 at Murphy High. The Rebels had four second-placed finishers, and one third-place finisher, but co...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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2015 Hall of Fame class to be inducted
The Fannin County Sports Hall of Fame will induct the class of 2015 at its third annual banquet beginning at 3:30 p.m. April 11 at the Fannin County High cafeteria. Tickets to the event cost $15 fo...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels avenge early season loss to Banks
The Fannin County High baseball team scored four runs in the bottom of the third inning to take the lead for good in a 5-3 region victory over Banks County on Friday, April 3 in Blue Ridge. The win...
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars come up short against Eagles
Copper Basin’s Peyton Sosebee went 3-for-3 on the day, but Hiwassee Dam’s Eagles scored four runs in the top of the first inning and never trailed on the way to an 11-1 victory over the Cougars on ...
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars hang tough in win over Jackets
The Copper Basin High baseball team scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning and held on for the 5-3 victory in game one of a doubleheader with Lookout Valley on Saturday, March 28 in Cha...
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels edged by Lions at home
Fannin struck first but couldn’t overcome surrendering 10 hits in a 5-4 loss to Franklin County on Monday, March 23 in Blue Ridge. Will Shirah led the way at the plate for the Rebels. The freshman ...
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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FCMS girls finish second in region tourney
The Fannin County Middle girls soccer team wrapped up a successful season by placing second in the North Georgia Mountain Region tournament after losing the championship match to Riverview Middle o...
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phil Spargo’s no-hitter carries Copper Basin Cougars
For the second time in his high school career, Copper Basin’s Phil Spargo threw a no-hitter Monday, March 16 in Ducktown. The senior struck out 13 while only surrendering one walk against Grace Bap...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels soccer shines in victories over Gilmer, Towns
Bryan Carranza scored the lone goal for Fannin County in an 11-1 loss to Dawson County on Friday, March 20 in Blue Ridge. The sophomore scored from 45 yards out against the Tigers. Dawson County is...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin downs Gilmer with walk-off
Dusty Dyer’s walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning capped a four-run rally by the Fannin High baseball team Monday, March 9, as the Rebels defeated rival Gilmer County, 5-4, in Bl...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big turnout for Falcons clinic
More than 150 local children aged 5-12 turned out for the Atlanta Falcons Heads Up Youth Football Clinic on Tuesday, March 10 at the high school. The clinic was focused on teaching proper tackling ...
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels baseball season kicks off with win
Propelled by five runs in the top of the 7th inning, the Fannin County varsity team took game one of a doubleheader March 7, defeating Towns County 9-7 in Hiawassee. The Rebels dropped game two, 2-...
Mar 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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There’s no place like home
It feels good to be back home, back in the community that shaped me. I’m proud to be in a place where my family can grow. I’ve come back to cover sports for The News Observer, a huge task consideri...
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth wrestlers headed to state
Nine members of the Fannin Rebel Wrestling Club advanced to the state championships after placing in the top four Feb. 28 at Clear Creek Middle in Gilmer County. Blake Summers placed first in the 5...
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin County Rebels compete in the Georgia Class AAA Traditional State Tournament
Fannin County wrestlers Kayleb Chancey, Parker Brown and Justin Wheat competed for the Rebels in the Class AAA Traditional State Tournament in Macon. Chancey got off to a great start in the 113-pou...
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels finish winning season
With only one state-tournament berth available between two evenly-matched teams, someone was going to be jubilant and someone was going to be distraught following the Region 7-AAA first-round game ...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanks for the memories
It’s said that all good things must come to an end. I’m not sure who originated that statement, or if it’s actually true. And there will be some who disagree that what I’m referring to should even ...
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebel wrestlers reach state
Three Fannin County wrestlers will have a chance to compete for a state title after their efforts in the Class AAA East Sectionals at Morgan County last weekend. Senior Kayleb Chancey, sophomore Pa...
Feb 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestlers working toward state tourney
Four Fannin County wrestlers put themselves in position to reach the state tournament after placing in the top four of Saturday’s Area 7-AAA Traditional Tournament at Lumpkin County. Senior Kayleb ...
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Rebels double Lady Cougars’ score in win
The Lady Rebels finished their busy basketball week with a 66-33 win over Copper Basin that featured a milestone for one of their seniors. The rest of Fannin’s week didn’t go so well, as the Lady R...
Feb 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin’s top performers receive honors
The Fannin County High School football team was recognized last Thursday with an awards banquet that highlighted the best of the 2014 season, which ended with a 5-5 record in Jim Pavao’s first year...
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin athletic director named region’s best
Fannin County’s Scott Ramsey has been selected as the 2014 Region 7-AAA Athletic Director of the Year. The award was voted on by principals and athletic directors at the other schools in the region...
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin All-Stars 10 and under compete in district tournament
Jordan Bennett makes a play at second base during the Fannin County 10U All-Stars’ Dizzy Dean District 6 Tournament game against Hall County last week. Fannin advanced to the final four in the tour...
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Apr 21, 2015 | 47426 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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