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October 31, 2014
Sports

RCHS track wins
The Rabun County High School girls track team easily defeated Jackson County on March 27 in a dual meet and the boys just slipped past the Black Panthers. With 80 points, the Lady Wildcats scored p...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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RCHS baseball falls to Jefferson, Union
A Rabun County High School baseball home and season winning streaks were snapped last week. The Wildcats could only muster one hit while striking out seven times in a March 28 home game against Jef...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer teams split with Oglethorpe
Oglethorpe County High School was able to squeak by the Lady Wildcats on Friday, but the Rabun County High School boys got a win. The boys got their first goal of the game on a through ball in the ...
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball team undefeated at home
Baseball teams with Rabun County High School on their schedule may be feeling a little uneasy. After sweeping Washington-Wilkes in a doubleheader March 21, the Wildcats have won four in a row and a...
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woerner on hall of fame ballot
Rabun County’s Scott Woerner has a chance to become part of college football’s elite. Woerner, a physical education teacher at Rabun County Elementary School and a track coach for Rabun County High...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats outslug Johnson-Gainesville
The Rabun County Wildcats won and lost by the same margin in back-to-back games last week. Twenty-four hours after falling to Union County 13-3 on the road, the Wildcats defeated Johnson-Gainesvill...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats defeat Greene, narrowly slip by Towns
The Rabun County Wildcats outshot Greene County 38-6 Friday and rolled to a 6-0 road victory to open Region 8AA competition. Senior Carlos Diaz sparked Rabun County’s offense from the onset, scorin...
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats blank Greene County
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats dominated on both sides of the ball Friday and defeated Greene County 6-0 on their own turf. Senior Megan Brown scored a hat trick in the Region 8AA opener to pace Ra...
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats fall at Franklin
Errors doomed the Rabun County Wildcats’ chances at increasing their winning streak to four games Monday night at Franklin, N.C. Franklin put a run on the board in the second inning and three more ...
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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10/12 Rabun all-stars go all the way
The Rabun County 10-and-younger and 12-and-younger all-star girls basketball teams had different paths in the state tournament over the weekend, but both came out champions. In the case of the 12-a...
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Injury-stricken Lady ’Cats fall to Towns County
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats could not bounce back from a pair of late goals Monday night to earn their second win of the season. Towns County broke a 62-minute stalemate midway through the secon...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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All-stars gunning for state title
Four Rabun County recreation all-star basketball teams will compete for a chance to win a state championship this weekend. The 12-and-younger girls and 10-and-younger girls teams won district champ...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats reach playoffs as third seed
GREENSBORO — The Rabun County Wildcats are in the state basketball playoffs for the fourth straight year. Clinching the third seed in last week’s Region 8AA tournament at Greene County High School,...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady ’Cats to face defending champs
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats pounded Manchester 64-34 at home Tuesday in the first round of the state playoffs. Rabun’s players blanketed the Lady Blue Devils with defensive pressure to run out t...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats miss out on hosting tourney
The Rabun County Wildcats forced a three-way first place tie in Region 8AA last week, but later did not have the luck of the draw to decide who would host this week's region tournament. After a thr...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats on winning streak
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats started this week’s Region 8AA tournament in Greene County riding a four-game winning streak. Entering the tournament as the fourth seed Wednesday, Rabun County (15-8...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats’ winning streak ends
A pair of lopsided quarters doomed the Rabun County Wildcats versus Union County Friday night. Although starting the game with an 8-0 run and leading 14-11 after the first eight minutes of play, th...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady ’Cats down Union
Some Lady Wildcats fans may have been feeling a little déjà vu Friday night while Rabun County faced rival Union County. For the second time in a week, Rabun County surged in the second quarter and...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats gets revenge
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats avenged a loss from earlier this season and defeated Towns County 58-40 Saturday afternoon. Towns County started the game with a 4-0 lead, but the Lady Wildcats held ...
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats win two in a row
The Rabun County Wildcats held Towns County to single digits in two quarters Saturday night and rolled to their second straight victory in a week. Rabun County was ahead 17-6 after the first eight ...
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats split region games
The Rabun County boys and girls teams had no problems dispatching overmatched Oglethorpe County on Friday, but then both dropped their games Saturday afternoon at Philips Arena in Atlanta. The boys...
Jan 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats split pair in region
A second-half surge Friday night gave the Rabun County Wildcats a decisive 63-39 region road win over Social Circle. Rabun County (9-7, 2-1 in Region 8AA) held a slight advantage at halftime (23-18...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady ’Cats top Social Circle
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats led the entire game Friday night at Social Circle and dispatched the Lady Redskins 54-22. Rabun County (10-6, 2-1 in Region 8AA) was ahead 42-7 at halftime, and every...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady ’Cats on winning streak
A strong second half performance thrust the Rabun County Lady Wildcats to a home victory Friday night in their region opener against Washington-Wilkes. The Lady Wildcats trailed 12-10 after the fir...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats win nail biter
The Rabun County Wildcats overcame a nine-point deficit Friday at home to top Washington-Wilkes 75-69 and start region play 1-0. Rabun County trailed the Tigers much of the game — 19-10 after the f...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats split at Christmas tourney
FRANKLIN, N.C. – West-Oak (S.C.) got revenge against the Rabun County Wildcats Dec. 27 in the opening round of the 16th annual Panther Christmas Classic. Avenging a Dec. 4 road loss to Rabun, the W...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats overpower Franklin
FRANKLIN, N.C. — The Rabun County Lady Wildcats survived 17 lead changes — 11 in the fourth quarter alone — to defeat Franklin in the final 30 seconds of Friday night’s 16th annual Panther Christma...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats down Murphy, then fall to Towns County
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats found themselves on opposite ends of the spectrum last week. After dominating in a 69-39 win Dec. 18 at home against Murphy (N.C.), Rabun County was outmatched Friday...
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats win back to back, move to 6-5
The Rabun County Wildcats snapped a three-game losing streak last week, winning back to back, to get above .500 again on the season (6-5). Rabun County dismantled Towns County on the road Friday, j...
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats split games
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats were able to come from behind to knock off Stephens County at home Dec. 11 but couldn’t repeat the results Saturday afternoon versus Franklin, N.C. Rabun County (5-4)...
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shaw named top AA coach
Rabun County Wildcats head football coach Lee Shaw was named one of the best coaches in the state Saturday. Shaw received the 2012 AA Classification Coach of the Year award during the fifth annual ...
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats fall to Elbert
The Rabun County Wildcats’ winning streak ended at three with a home loss Saturday night against Elbert County. Rabun County (4-3) dueled with the Blue Devils for most of the first quarter, but Elb...
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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RCHS basketball court dedicated to Coach Byrd
Ken Byrd may not have coached a basketball game in Rabun County High School’s current gymnasium, but he will forever be remembered in it. The basketball court was dedicated to Byrd prior to Rabun C...
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats defeat Walhalla 64-44
The Rabun County Wildcats first home game was twice as nice Friday night as they improved to 2-2 after delivering Walhalla (S.C.) their first loss of the season. Rabun County held a two-point lead ...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats down Stephens, Walhalla
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats handedly won their home opener Friday night against the Walhalla (S.C.) Razorbacks to move to 3-1. Rabun County jumped out to a 20-7 lead and outscored the Razorbacks...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady ‘Cats out to reclaim region championship
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats will have to win their fourth Region 8AA championship in five years without junior Sally Woerner, the leading rebounder and a top scorer last season. Before the seaso...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy’s basketball team seeks more success
After a few trips to the state playoffs have ended early, the Rabun County Wildcats are hoping to end the “one and done” streak this year. The Wildcats finished 20-9 last season (7-3 in Region 8AA)...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Wildcat teams go all the way
The 7- and 9-and-younger Wildcat recreation football teams returned to Rabun County on Saturday night with a lot of gold. The two teams each defeated Flowery Branch at North Hall High School, 13-6 ...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats fall in first round, finish 6-5
FRANKLIN — One quarter of play doomed the Rabun County Wildcats’ chances at advancing to the second round of the state playoffs Friday night in Franklin. Rabun County outscored the Heard County Bra...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats make playoffs
The Rabun County Wildcats accomplished their top goal — to make the playoffs — in stellar fashion Friday night. Leading 7-0 against Oglethorpe County after the first quarter and 21-9 at halftime, t...
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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