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August 01, 2015
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Summer camps help Rebels find form
The Fannin County High football team is improving, says head coach Jim Pavao. The team has visited two camps in the past two weeks and Pavao believes the team has been making consistent progress ev...
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Veteran Cougars looking to repeat last year’s success
To Copper Basin High football coach Patrick Daley, repeating the team’s 2014 run may come down to experience and attitude. After going 1-9 in 2013, the Cougars battled to the state Class A quarterf...
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Dean advances
Fannin County High graduate Nick Dean is one step closer to the big leagues. Dean was promoted within the Los Angeles Dodgers professional baseball organization recently from the rookie league into...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two hundred compete in Escape to Blue Ridge Tri The Mountains triathlon
More than two hundred athletes gathered at dawn Sunday, July 19 at the Lake Blue Ridge Marina for the start of the Escape to Blue Ridge Tri the Mountains triathlon. The annual event featured a 600-...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Football camp features former Bulldogs
Two former members of the University of Georgia football team served as instructors at the North Georgia Sports Zone Youth Football Camp held Saturday, July 18 at Fannin County High. Hutson Mason, ...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breeana O’Neal headed to world karate championship
A local martial artist is headed to a world championship. Breeana O’Neal, a student at Copper Basin High, practices Japanese-style karate and will represent the United States in the WKC World Champ...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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10U team headed to World Series
The 10-and-under Mountain All-Star softball team will open play in the Dizzy Dean World Series this week in South Haven, Mississippi. The team consists of 11 girls from the Copper Basin, Hiwassee D...
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lexie Jacobs competes for national rodeo title
A recent Fannin County High graduate is traveling across the country for a chance to become a national champion. Eighteen-year-old Lexie Jacobs will compete in the 67th annual National High School ...
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defense taking shape for Rebels
Fannin County High football head coach Jim Pavao believes he has the core players for his 3-4 defense set heading into the last month of summer practices. The coach expects to have eight returning ...
Jul 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars golf ready to tee off
The Copper Basin High golf program made several large strides during the 2014 season, according to head coach Danny Caldwell. “The team made dramatic improvements over the course of the season,” Ca...
Jul 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Rebels travel to Chapel Hill for camp
More than a month of summer practices culminated in the Fannin County High girls basketball team attending a popular basketball camp at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. from We...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin competes in 7-on-7
The Fannin County High football team participated in a 7-on-7 and lineman competition with three other schools Tuesday, June 23 in Blue Ridge. The competition allowed each of the teams to track the...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morgan Larkin to compete in International Youth Finals
There are few bonds stronger than that of a horse and its rider. Morgan Larkin, of Morganton, sat her first horse at the age of three. Since then, her love of riding and all that goes with it has o...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels filling gaps at camp
The Fannin Co. High football team held a joint football camp with Walton Co. on Wednesday, June 17 and Thursday, June 18. The camp was centered on fundamentals and attempting to give players from b...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels’ cheer clinic, British soccer camp start in early July
LADY REBELS  BREAKFAST The Fannin County High girls basketball coaching staff will host the Lady Rebels Breakfast Club from 8-9 a.m., June 18-19, 22-23 at the high school.  The club is for girls in...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golfer’s memory honored at Hall of Fame tourney
On a beautiful day in the mountains 84 golfers from across the southeast gathered to play in honor of local professional who lost his life too soon. The second annual Freddy Cook, Jr. Memorial Golf...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dugout Club’s camp helps young players develop skills
Dozens of boys aged four to 14 gathered for the 2015 Fannin Co. Dugout Club Youth Skills baseball camp held Tuesday, June 3 through Friday, June 5 at the Fannin Co. Recreation ball fields. Focused ...
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Camp of Champions teaches fundamentals
Current, former, and future members of the Rebels and Lady Rebels basketball teams turned out for the annual Fannin Co. High Camp of Champions held from Monday, June 1 to Wednesday, June 3 at the h...
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestlers develop skills over summer
More than 30 boys from all age divisions in Fannin Co. came together last week for a wrestling mini-camp Monday, June 1 through Wednesday, June 3 in the old gym at Fannin Co. High. The camp, led by...
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights of Columbus hold golf tournament
The United Community Bank team from Blue Ridge took first place in the first flight at the Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament held Saturday, May 30 at the Copper Basin Golf Club in Ducktow...
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ayres takes over Rebels’ baseball
New Fannin County High head baseball coach Jon Ayres knows a few things about winning. Among the many accomplishments on his resume are two state championships and a region championship. Most recen...
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin graduates become NCAA champs
Two Fannin County High alumni are national champions. Alexis Collis, a 2012 graduate, and Candace German, a 2013 graduate, are members of the University of North Georgia softball team which took ho...
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track team celebrates successful 2015 season
Ten members of the Fannin County High boys and girls track team were honored during the program’s season-ending banquet held Monday, May 18 in the school cafeteria. Rising senior Julie Jacobs was h...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dean named first team All-American
Fannin County High alum Nick Dean was named a first-team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings on Thursday, May 21 after his historic senior season with Maryville Colle...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach Dyer retires as Fannin’s baseball coach
There comes a time in every person’s life when the next stage must begin, and that time is now for Fannin Co. baseball coach David Dyer. After spending 20 years as a baseball coach, 13 of those as ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars football begins spring practice
Spring is beginning to turn to summer at Copper Basin High. Students are looking toward graduation, summer plans, jobs, and a million other activities which take up the summer months. But for a sel...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring practice kicks off
Spring football practice is underway at Fannin County High and coach Jim Pavao is excited about the progress he’s seen. “I’m happy with the effort so far,” Pavao said. “I’m seeing improvement even ...
May 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Batters swing for the fence to help crisis network
The inaugural North Georgia Mountain Crisis Network’s Home Run Derby to raise awareness for sexual assault was held Saturday, May 9 at City Park in Blue Ridge. Fifteen individuals participated in t...
May 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banquet recognizes player efforts
The 2014-15 Fannin County High basketball banquet was held Sunday, April 26 in the high school cafeteria. Among many players honored were Molly Chandler and Brandon Jordan. Chandler was recognized ...
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Cougars honor seniors
The Copper Basin High softball team earned a second seed in the District 5A tournament by defeating Grace Baptist Academy, 7-6, on Thursday, April 30 in Ducktown. With the win, the Lady Cougars pus...
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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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