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March 27, 2015
Sports
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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 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 | 7 7 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 | 7 7 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 | 7 7 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 | 11 11 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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 18 18 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 | 20 20 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 | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Rebels beat Banks
The Lady Rebels had an up and down weekend following a pair of contests with Union County and region rival Banks County. After Friday’s 55-39 loss to Union, Fannin rebounded with an impressive 56-3...
Jan 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rebels gain ninth victory
Fannin finished a successful week of basketball by sweeping a weekend pair of games, taking a Region 7-AAA victory at Dawson County and beating Pickens at home. The Rebels beat the Tigers 43-34 on ...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fannin County Rebels top West Hall Spartans
The Rebels claimed their first Region 7-AAA basketball victory of the season with a 67-52 decision over visiting West Hall last Saturday. The win improves Fannin County to 7-5 overall and 1-2 in th...
Jan 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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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