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July 31, 2014
Sports

Lady ’Cats win four straight
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats have won four games in a row after narrowly besting the Jefferson Dragons 50-47 at home on Jan. 8 and trouncing Social Circle 68-29 at home Friday. “We were very inte...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling ’Cats place fourth in regional duals tourney
The Rabun County Wildcats wrestling team placed fourth out of 10 teams Saturday at a tournament in Jefferson. “I thought we did probably as good as we could have asked,” said head coach Rob Stowe. ...
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats tame region foe Washington-Wilkes
The Rabun County Wildcats overcame trouble with rebounding to win 64-54 Friday at Washington-Wilkes. “I thought we played well,” said head coach Jeff Page. The Wildcats kept the contest close durin...
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dillard helps Wildcats win Christmas tourney
Two high-scoring performances by Bryce Dillard helped the Rabun County Wildcats win the Franklin Christmas Tournament played Friday and Saturday in Franklin, N.C. “I guess being a junior and being ...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling places third at Stephens County tournament
The Rabun County Wildcats wrestling team made the podium Saturday, placing third in the Arrowhead Classic tournament at Stephens County. It was probably the best single day we’ve ever had,” said he...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling earns bronze at Union tourney
The Rabun County Wildcats wrestling team made the podium Friday, finishing third at the Friday Night Fights tournament in Union County. “With the experience going along with hard work, we’re seeing...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats overcome rowdy crowd at Walhalla
The Rabun County Wildcats fought off a loud away crowd and a tough Walhalla, S.C., team to score a 76-68 victory on Dec. 19. “When you can beat them over here, it’s big,” said head coach Jeff Page....
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady ’Cats suffer overtime losses to Banks, Stephens
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats suffered a string of close losses last week. Rabun fell 58-52 in overtime Dec. 10 at Stephens County, lost 66-61 on Friday at home against Banks County and then dropp...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats on winning streak with comeback
The Rabun County Wildcats boys basketball team piled up three wins against no losses last week. The ’Cats defeated Stephens County 74-43 on Dec. 10, Banks County 79-60 Friday and T.C. Roberson 66-5...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys hoops suffers pair of losses
The Rabun County Wildcats boys basketball team dropped a pair of tough games Friday and Saturday, falling to Walhalla, S.C. 70-62 and Elbert County 77-59, respectively. “Better execution is what we...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls basketball takes two wins
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats basketball team won tight games on Friday and Saturday, winning first against Walhalla, S.C., 55-48 and Elbert County 65-62 in double overtime. “We played pretty good...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats drop two during tournament, win overtime battle with West Oak
The Rabun County Wildcats lost two games last week playing in the Piedmont Tournament, but bounced back with an overtime win on Tuesday. The Wildcats (3-2) lost to East Hall 73-60 Nov. 25 and to Ch...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats win Piedmont Tournament
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats went 4-0 in play the past 10 days, and placed first at the Piedmont Tournament. The girls defeated East Hall 57-50 on Nov. 25 and Chattahoochee 44-41 on Nov. 26, winn...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys basketball goes 2-0 with wins
The Rabun County Wildcats boys basketball team started the season with a pair of wins Nov. 21 and Friday, besting T.C. Roberson 61-53 and Stephens County 63-49. Head coach Jeff Page said he was ple...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats struggle in first two contests
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats basketball team dropped its first two games of the season on Nov. 21 and Friday, losing to T.C. Roberson 54-31 and to Stephens County 49-41. “We have a lot of young k...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats fall to Spartans in playoffs
The Rabun County Wildcats ended the season Friday with a tough, rain-soaked road loss to Greater Atlanta Christian 34-7. “We went up against a really good football team,” said head coach Lee Shaw. ...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Rabun teams score Super Bowl wins
Two Rabun County youth football teams secured Super Bowl victories Saturday at the North Georgia Youth Football Association’s Super Bowl VIII. “It’s all attributed to the kids,” said 6-and-younger ...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats finish regular season with shutout
The Rabun County Wildcats topped off their regular season with a resounding 57-0 win at Oglethorpe County. “It was a good way to finish off the season,” said head coach Lee Shaw. “It was another de...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rec department to host youth football Super Bowl
The Rabun County Recreation Department will host players, coaches and fans from around the region Saturday at the North Georgia Youth Football Association’s Super Bowl VIII, including hometown team...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats finish home slate undefeated
The Rabun County Wildcats polished off Greene County 40-14 Friday to secure a perfect record at Frank Snyder Stadium and a playoff berth. “It was a good win for us,” said head coach Lee Shaw. “We c...
Nov 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Varsity girls cross country team wins regional meet
The Rabun County varsity girls cross county team scored a first-place victory Oct. 30 in the 8AA Region championship meet, with five girls placing in the top 11 runners. “It’s been awesome as my se...
Nov 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats jayvee team finishes strong
The Rabun County Wildcats junior varsity squad finished the season Oct. 24 with a 44-0 victory over the Riverside Eagles and a final record of 5-1. “They had to play through adversity and play thro...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats bounce back with Union win
The Rabun County Wildcats rebounded from two tough losses Friday with a 42-18 win at Union County. “I was really proud of how our team handled adversity,” said head coach Lee Shaw. The Wildcats (6-...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagles lose game but making progress
The Rabun Gap-Nacoochee Eagles lost Friday against Providence Day by 30-20, but players and coaches said they were pleased with the outcome of the season so far and their 5-4 record. “It’s been a g...
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats stumble against Washington-Wilkes
By Trevor Metcalfe Staff Writer Costly mistakes and a highly-ranked opponent led to defeat for the Rabun County Wildcats Friday — a 52-7 loss to Washington-Wilkes. “We didn’t come out ready, and we...
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rabun loses Jefferson heartbreaker
JEFFERSON — Though the Rabun County Wildcats lost their first game in overtime Friday against the top 10-ranked Jefferson Dragons, the team is confident about its skill level and ready to take on t...
Oct 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle School wins region championship
The Rabun County Wildcats middle school football team completed a season of success on the field with a 42-14 win on Oct. 10 against Lumpkin County in the Northeast Georgia Mountain League Champion...
Oct 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woerner’s gridiron achievements highlight teamwork, family support
For Scott Woerner, being a part of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame’s class of 2014 is more than a chance to celebrate. It’s a chance to reflect on the help of family, coaches and teammates crucial ...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats leave Riverside in tatters
The Rabun County Wildcats extended their undefeated season Oct. 3 with a 63-7 victory against Riverside Military Academy. “We played as a team and played together, so it’s hard to be beat,” said de...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats shut out Social Circle
The Rabun County Wildcats continued their gridiron dominance Friday with a 64-0 shutout at home against Social Circle, but coaches and players said they are not content with simply winning games. “...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school finishes season undefeated
The Rabun County Wildcats middle school football team topped an undefeated regular season with a 52-21 victory Sept. 26 against the North Habersham Bobcats. “Our defense really stepped up this week...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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RGNS football team extends winning streak
The Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School Eagles have a winning record for the first time in varsity history after a 34-14 home win Friday against Towns County. The Eagles (3-2) struck first on an 82-yard tou...
Sep 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school chalks up win at Wilbanks
The Rabun County Wildcats middle school football team continued to dominate the gridiron Sept. 19 with a 50-14 road win against Wilbanks. “We jumped on them pretty early,” said head coach Robbie Ba...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats defeat Commerce at home
The Rabun County Wildcats extended their record to 3-0 with a 28-0 shutout Friday against Commerce. “We played physical,” said head coach Lee Shaw. “We won the game physically.” The Wildcats (3-0, ...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speedy rides and thrill-seekers race in Rabun
Fast cars and people who love them descended Sept. 14-15 at Heaven’s Landing airstrip for the wannaGOFAST Georgia one-half mile shootout drag races. “We get anything from exotic down to a Honda Civ...
Sep 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rabun continues to dominate
The Rabun County Wildcats football team continued their win streak Friday, commanding the field at Towns County 55-13. “We feel like we’re in great shape,” said head coach Lee Shaw. “They didn’t ke...
Sep 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats pounce on Hayesville
The Rabun County Wildcats dominated in their first game of the season Friday at home against Hayesville, N.C., winning impressively 55-7. “We just flew under the ball and made plays,” said sophomor...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball drops four against tough foes
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats softball team suffered losses in games played last week and on Monday, but the players and coaches said they were learning from the the experience. “We’re also playin...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball wins three out of four
The Rabun County Lady Wildcats softball team posted a winning record last week, taking contests against Chestatee and Towns County, and splitting a doubleheader against Washington Wilkes. “We won t...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats ready to take on Hayesville
The Rabun County Wildcats football team is making final preparations for its Friday matchup against the Hayesville, N.C. Yellow Jackets. At a practice on Friday, the team worked on offensive, defen...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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