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November 28, 2014
Sports

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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Playoffs on the line Friday night
A win against Oglethorpe County on Friday night at Frank Snyder Memorial Stadium will send the Wildcats to the playoffs for the first time since 1998. Rabun County (5-4, 3-3 in Region 8AA) is tied ...
Nov 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross country team competes at state
Rabun County High School’s cross country runners had respectable finishes Saturday in their first state championship appearance since 2007. Sophomore Jordan Gihl led the Lady Wildcats in the five-k...
Nov 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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RCHS excels at region, reaches state cross country meet
For the first time in many years, Rabun County High School will be vying for individual and team recognition at Saturday’s state cross country championships in Carrollton. The Lady Wildcats made th...
Nov 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats down Union on homecoming night
A balanced air and ground attack Friday night gave the Rabun County Wildcats their first win over Union County since 2006. The Wildcats (5-3, 3-2 in Region 8AA) won 38-10 after jumping on top of th...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five teams in NGYFA playoffs
The Rabun County Recreation Department will have a good chance at bringing home another Super Bowl title this year. Five Rabun football teams – the 7-, 8-, 9-, 11- and 12-and-younger Wildcats – wil...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats fall 41-12 to Tigers
The Washington-Wilkes Tigers tamed the Rabun County Wildcats on Friday night by attacking on the ground and through the air to hand the Wildcats their second straight loss at home. Rabun County (4-...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats win, then fall in playoffs
The sweet feeling of their first ever win in the playoffs was quickly forgotten Tuesday night by the Lady Wildcats when they fell 3-0 in the second round to Westside-Augusta. Rabun County’s volleyb...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Short-handed Wildcats fall to Jefferson, lose first region game
Turnovers and the absence of three players doomed the Rabun County Wildcats Friday night. The Wildcats (4-2, 2-1 in Region 8AA) fell to the seventh-ranked Jefferson Dragons 55-7. The Dragons opened...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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RCMS finishes second
The Rabun County Middle School Wildcats could not overcome a 14-point first quarter deficit Saturday night and lost the region championship game 22-18 to Lumpkin County. The Wildcats, who were tryi...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats off to best start in 13 years
The Rabun County Wildcats will enter Friday night’s home game with its best record at the halfway point since 1999. The Wildcats (4-1) will face off against Jefferson (4-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, a g...
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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RCHS jayvee football team on a winning streak
If the record of the Rabun County High School junior varsity football team is any indication, the future looks bright for Friday nights at Frank Snyder Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats, after losing ...
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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RCMS finishes regular season 6-0
For the first time in recent memory, the Rabun County Middle School football team finished its regular season undefeated (6-0) Sept. 27. The Wildcats crushed Towns County 44-6 for the honor to secu...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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RCMS blasts White County
The stage has been set for Rabun County Middle School’s football team to finish the regular season undefeated at home today. The Wildcats, 5-0 and coming off a 40-0 home win vs. White County on Sep...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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RCHS football falls to Commerce in final seconds
Rabun County High School’s football team was seconds away Friday night from starting the season on a three-game winning streak for the first time since 1998. The Wildcats (2-1) dominated Commerce o...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats shut down Tallulah Falls
The Rabun County High School volleyball team shook off three region losses last week and handedly won its first home game of the season Sept. 13 against Tallulah Falls School. The Lady Wildcats (10...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recreation football season heating up
The Rabun County Recreation Department’s football teams are heading into the thick of their seasons. All seven age groups had their home openers Saturday at Rabun County High School’s Frank Snyder ...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats open new stadium with 45-7 win
It was a successful kickoff to a new era of Rabun County High School football Friday night at Frank Snyder Memorial Stadium. Despite a couple of early hiccups, the Wildcats dominated Towns County, ...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zimmerman finishes first at cross country meet
Staff Reports Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School sophomore Leandra Zimmerman topped 122 girl runners at the Mountain Eagle Cross Country Invitational Saturday at North Georgia Technical College. She placed...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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