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May 28, 2015
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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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MACA advances in state playoffs
The Mountain Area Christian Academy baseball team swept the first two games of the state semi-final series against Grace Christian Academy on Friday, April 24 in Blue Ridge. With the pair of wins, ...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 10 10 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 16 16 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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 22 22 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 | 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 | 22 22 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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