• Scoring Points: Football is all the way back

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    Football is all the way back. We have had several weeks of some Georgia High School Association teams playing, but this week we had a full slate, including Rabun Gap playing against a private North Carolina school in Christ School out of Asheville. We also FINALLY got to see a full slate of college football […]

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  • Scoring Points: COVID in the playoffs

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    Here in our Fetch Your News coverage area, we’ve already seen a few teams have to cancel games due to covid-19 stipulations. Copper Basin had their game cancelled last week and Fannin and Gilmer had to cancel their game also. A question that everyone asks when you talk about cancelled games is if they will […]

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  • Scoring Points: Basin and Fannin back to their old ways

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    Fannin County High School has had one heck of a week. They were originally scheduled to play the Gilmer County Bobcats this past week on September eleventh. That is until COVID-19 came into play. Due to complications with COVID-19, the Fannin County High School Rebels were forced to cancel their game. Across the state line […]

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  • Scoring Points: First Football Weekend

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    The Georgia High School Association kicked off their football season this past week, with teams around the area playing face to face on Friday night. There were some health precautions and restrictions put in place to ensure a safe outing such as these listed below from Union County High School: There will be designated seating […]

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  • Scoring Points: Following Guidelines

    The Georgia High School Association has released “strongly recommended” game-day operation guidelines in order for the high school football season to proceed as normal when it opens for good on September Fourth. These game-day guidelines and recommendations are given to spectators and parents in order to ensure that the football season will be able to continue […]

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  • Tennessee High School Football Kicks Off ThIs Week

    The much anticipated start of the Tennessee high school football season is this week and there are set to be as many as 120 games played during Week 1. As we all know, Friday night lights will look A LOT different from years past. Spectators will be expected to wear masks and have their temperatures […]

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  • New NCHSAA Calendar = New Obstacles

    The NCHSAA Board of Directors met last night via zoom and were able to come up with an amended calendar for the 2020-2021 season. The decision to amend the 2020-2021 sports calendar was not one that was taken lightly, as the NCHSAA was guided by the NFHS and others in order to make a properly […]

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  • Phase 2 extended past sports resumption date

    Earlier today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced that he was extending phase 2 of the reopening plan until at least September 11. The North Carolina fall sports season was set to begin on September 1st. Phase 2 of the reopening began on August 3rd and allowed athletes to practice with some equipment, including balls, […]

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  • Recruit GA releases 2a Preseason All American Team

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    Recruit Georgia has announced their 2a Preseason All American team. The full team is listed below, and the local area teams that Fetch Your News covers are highlighted in bold letters. Fannin County had 4 players named to the team, along with some from Union, Banks, Chattooga, Elbert and Rabun County.   OFFENSE QB – […]

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  • NCHSAA moves into phase 2

    Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin on August 3rd. The new phase does not change the number of student athletes who will be allowed to practice in groups, but it does introduce some new equipment. Social distancing will still be enforced, however kids will finally be able to start practicing with balls again. […]

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  • Scoring Points: With football pushed back, what happens to basketball?

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    As of now, according to the Georgia High School Association and the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, basketball and all other fall sports besides football are set to begin at their originally planned times. The North Carolina and Georgia High School football seasons were both pushed back two weeks after both organizations decided it […]

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  • Yousef Mugharbil releases top 7 college choices

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    Murphy High School’s number 73 Yousef Mugharbil, one of the most sought after recruits in the nation, has narrowed his college favorites down to seven. The list, which he took to twitter to release on Wednesday, includes Florida, North Carolina, North Carolina State, The University of Tennessee, The University of Louisville, Virginia Tech, and Penn […]

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  • Scoring Points: Football for NC and GA pushed back

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    The Georgia High School Association held a private meeting earlier today to discuss the upcoming fall football season start dates and schedules. The meeting was not broadcast publicly, but according to sources the competition date for football will be pushed back for two weeks, but the football conditioning and all other sports starting dates are […]

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  • Scoring Points: Athletics in NCHSAA hands: Good or bad?

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    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper held a press conference earlier today, where he announced that school systems will be operating on Plan B which is a split, virtual and in-person, system this fall. School districts are also allowed to operate under plan C, which is strictly virtual online learning. Regarding sports, he announced that he […]

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  • Hiwassee River Friends of NRA Banquet

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    The annual Hiwassee River Friends of the NRA banquet has been canceled for this year due to the COVID pandemic. Luckily, the committee still has A LOT of awesome prizes to raffle off, including 8 guns! There will be 29 prizes total, including a crystal bracelet, tomb of the unknown soldier sculpture, dont tread on […]

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