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September 03, 2015
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Rebels’ last minute drive falls short
The first football game of the 2015 season got off to an ideal start for Fannin County High against rival Gilmer County on Friday, Aug. 28, in Blue Ridge. The Rebels scored twice in the first five ...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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First game loss gets jitters out
A few weeks ago, sports writers in the area made projections for Region 7-AAA, and I was the only one who picked Fannin to earn a playoff spot. I watched the team lose a heartbreaker to Gilmer, but...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yellow Jackets swarm Cougars in loss
The Copper Basin High football team fell, 41-13, to Hayesville on Friday, Aug. 28, in North Carolina. After a scoreless first quarter, the Cougars got on the board first after junior running back P...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Rebels continue hot start
The Fannin County High volleyball team continued its amazing winning streak last week.  The Lady Rebels started the week with victories over White County and Stephens County on Tuesday, Aug. 25, in...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Rebels improve region record
The Fannin County High softball team is off to a strong start in Region 7-AAA. The Lady Rebels are in pursuit of returning to the state playoffs after missing the tournament last season for the fir...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin volleyball extend win streak
The Fannin County High volleyball team is on a tear through non-region opponents during the early part of the 2015 campaign. The Lady Rebels have rattled off eight straight wins after dropping thei...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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’95 Rebels team to be recognized
In order to find inspiration for the future, a person must have a firm grasp of the past. Before the current Fannin County High football team begins the 2015 season, they will have a chance to see ...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels begin season this Friday
The Fannin County High varsity football team will begin the 2015 campaign at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 28, in Blue Ridge against Gilmer County. The task will be a tall one for the Rebels, who wer...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels gearing up for run, region wide open
The Fannin County High football team will face four non-region opponents to begin the 2015 season, and two of these are the Rebels’ biggest rivals. Coach Jim Pavao believes earning victories in the...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars face new district opponents after move
Copper Basin High head coach Patrick Daley, who is entering his 10th season at the helm of the Cougars, said the plan to get back to the state playoffs is the same as every season. “We want to out-...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poll shows region lacks faith in Rebels
The Fannin County High football team is still looking for respect in Region 7-AAA. According to a poll conducted of sports writers from across north Georgia, the Rebels are expected to finish sixth...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels show promise against Hornets in scrimmage
While there were the errors and miscues typical of any pre-season game, the Fannin County High football team showed moments of excellence in a scrimmage with South Atlanta on Friday, Aug. 14, in Bl...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Rebels’ hitters lead the way
The Fannin County High volleyball team is off to a strong start in 2015.  The opening week of the season saw the defending Area 7-AAA regular-season champions jump to a 3-1 record.  The season star...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels’ rushing shows diversity
The Fannin County High football team ended its slate of summer practices with an inter-squad scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 7. While the players were in full pads, the focus of the scrimmage was geared ...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin softball looks for state
The Fannin County High softball team got off to a rocky start to begin the 2015 season, dropping a pair of games Friday, Aug. 7, at the Lanier Point Tournament in Gainesville. The Lady Rebels fell ...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Rebels volleyball gets set to defend title
The Fannin County High varsity volleyball team concluded its pre-season with a three-game scrimmage against Pickens County on Friday, August 7, in Blue Ridge. The defending Area 7-AAA regular-seaso...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin County Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2016
The 2016 class of the Fannin County Sports Hall of Fame was announced Monday, Aug. 11, during the hall’s enshrinement ceremony held at the recreation complex off Tom Boyd Road. After announcing the...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars end summer with scrimmage
The Copper Basin High football team scrimmaged with Meigs County on Friday, July 31 and coach Pat Daley believes the competition was a success. Daley was happy with the effort and intensity of his ...
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 17 17 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 | 12 12 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 | 11 11 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 | 11 11 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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 | 12 12 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 | 14 14 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 | 18 18 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 | 17 17 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 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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