Saturday night, the Lady Rebels (16-10, 6-6 Region 7AAA) traveled to Murphy to take on the Bulldogs for their second matchup of the season. Although Fannin looked to redeem themselves from their last loss to Murphy, the Bulldogs ended up running away with a 63-44 victory.
The Bulldogs got the ball from tipoff as they wasted no time to put the ball into action. While Murphy passed around the key to create open shots, Fannin made outside shots to add to their score. Natalie Thomas led Fannin in scoring for the night with 11 points from her outside shots. Abby Ledford followed the trend as she added 10 of her own points to the Rebels score, six being from shots above the key. Murphy responded to Fannin by making their fair share of 3 point shots and closing out the first quarter with a 23-9 lead.
Murphy continued to extend their lead to start off the second quarter. Becca Ledford showed off her hustle as she drove past the defense and added nine points to the Rebels score. Riley Reeves made her mark in the game as she made a three pointer to add to Fannin’s score. Despite Fannin making their way to the basket, the Bulldogs were able to push right through Fannin’s defense and keep their lead with a score of 39-20.
To start off the second half, Fannin began to look inside to their posts to score more points, Saidee Collins showed off her moves on the block as she made a basket followed by two made free throws to add to Fannin’s score. Page Forsman did the same as she made a basket of her own to put on the board for the Rebels to put the score at 55-28 with Murphy still in the lead.
Although Fannin was behind, they continued to work hard to make their way to the basket. Mackenzie Johnson showed off her speed as she rushed up the court to score a layup and drew a foul to add a free throw to Fannin’s score. Reagan York continued the trend as she drew a foul and made both of her shots to put the score at 63-44 for the Bulldogs to walk away with their second victory against the Rebels. Fannin’s loss puts their overall record at 16-10 while their region record remains the same at 6-6.
For their second region matchup of the season, the Lady Rebels(15-8, 6-5 Region 7-AAA) traveled to East Hall to take on the Lady Vikings (8-14, 3-7 Region 7-AAA) last night. Fannin played a great game as they were able to pull off a 60-37 victory.
The Lady Rebels came out ready to play as they were on fire with their shots above the key to get the early lead. Morgan Holt led Fannin in scoring for the night with 25 points overall, 15 of them being from 3 point shots. Abby Ledford kept the trend going as she added eight points to the Rebel’s score and closed out the first quarter with a 20-11 lead.
Fannin’s 3 point game stayed strong while the Vikings followed suit. Becca Ledford showed off her ball handling skills as she made her way past the defense to put 11 points on the board for Fannin. The Lady Vikings continued to work hard as the Rebels went into halftime with a 38-25 lead.
While East Hall came out ready to put more points on the board, Faninn’s defense was solid and made the Vikings work hard to get to the goal. The Rebels began to get scrappy on offense as they got after it and drew fouls. Natalie Thomas added six points to Fannin’s score for the night as she made a 3 pointer, followed by three foul shots. Paige Forsman followed the trend and was aggressive on the block as she drew a foul and made a free throw to add to Fannin’s score to extend their lead 49-34 to go into the fourth quarter.
In the final quarter, Fannin only allowed East Hall to score three points while the Rebels earned 11. Mackenzie Johnson showed off her hustle as she zoomed right past the defense to contribute five points to Fanni’ns score. Reagan York followed Johnson’s lead as she was scrappy and made a basket to put on the board for Fannin to close out the game with a 60-37 victory.
When asking Lady Rebel Abby Ledford about her team’s victory, she responded, “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” Fannin’s win puts their overall record at 15-8 and their region record at 6-5. Catch the Lady Rebels next game today as they travel to Southeast Whitfield to play at 3pm!
Last night, the Lady Rebels(14-8, 5-5 region 7-AAA) traveled to Cherokee Bluff to take on the Lady Bears (4-18, 1-8 Region 7-AAA) for their second matchup of the season. Fannin defeated Cherokee Bluff the first time around and was able to walk away with a 69-38 region win this time around.
Both teams came out ready to play as they began to put points on the board. Olivia Sisson was the go to girl in the first quarter as she made moves on the block to earn eight points for the Rebels. Saidee Collins followed the trend as she had grit under the goal and made a basket of her own. While Fannin was having luck down low, the Bears made outside shots to end the first quarter with a close 16-13 lead.
Fannin began to make their comeback in the second quarter as Abby Ledford and Morgan Holt started to make outside shots and led Fannin in scoring by each earning 13 points overall. Becca Ledford followed right behind as she drove to the basket and contributed 12 points to the Rebels score. Reagan York showed off her hustle as she earned 11 of her own points! While Fannin had found their groove, they were able to take the lead and go into halftime with a score of 31-26.
The Rebels kept working hard in the second half to keep their lead. Mackenzie Johnson showed off her ball handling skills as she zoomed right past the defense to make baskets and contribute six points to Fannin’s score for the night. Fannin managed to keep working their way to the basket to outscore the Bears and extend their lead 52-37 to go into the fourth quarter.
Although the Rebels had the lead, they still continued to make the Bears work hard to score points. Jenna Young and Page Forsman showed off their spunk as they each drew a foul and made both of their free throws to put more points on the board. Fannin played a great defense as they only let the Bears score one point the entire fourth quarter, leaving the Rebels with a 69-38 victory to close out the game.
Fannin’s victory puts their overall record at 14-8 and their region record at 5-5. Catch Fannin’s next game this Friday as they travel to East Hall to take on the Lady Vikings starting at 6pm!
Last night, the Lady Rebels (13-8, 4-5 Region 7-AAA) traveled to Lumpkin Co. to take on the Lady Indians (12-8, 4-5) for their second region matchup of the season. Although Fannin Co. almost made a comeback after falling behind early, Lumpkin Co. was the one to walk away with a 53-47 victory.
The Lady Indians came out ready to play as they were able to get the early lead over Fannin Co. While the Lady Rebels mostly drove to the basket and looked inside to their posts for their points, Lumpkin Co. was shooting well from outside. Sophomore Morgan Holt was the one to lead the Lady Rebels in scoring for the night as she earned 13 points overall. The Lady Indians made their mark in the first quarter and were able to close it out with a 16-8 lead.
Fannin Co. full-court pressed the Lady Indians to start off the second quarter. The Lady Rebels were putting up a great defense as they kept the Lady Indians from scoring in the first several minutes. Olivia Sisson added four points to Fannin Co.’s score. Saidee Collins followed the trend as she had moves on the block to make baskets and draw fouls to earn eight points of her own. Although Fannin Co. was doing great on the block, Lumpkin Co. had a 25-18 lead to go into halftime.
To start off the second half, Fannin Co. began to find their fire. Holt made some shots from outside as Reagan York drove to the basket and added 10 points to the Lady Rebels score. Fannin was able to tighten up their defense and made it harder for Lumpkin Co. to get to the basket. The Lady Rebels tied the game 30-30 in the third before Lumpkin Co. quickly responded to end the third quarter with a 39-38 lead.
Mackenzie Johnson and Abby Ledford got after it as they showed off their hustle by each making a basket to add to Fannin Co.’s score. Johnson played scrappy on defense as she was called for her fifth foul in hopes of keeping the Lady Indians from scoring more points.Despite their fight, the Lady Rebels were unable to get their lead back. Lumpkin Co. was able to close out the night with a 53-47 victory.
Fannin Co.’s loss puts their overall record at 13-8 while their region record stands at 4-5. Catch the Lady Rebels next game as they travel to Cherokee Bluff on Tuesday, Jan. 21, to take on the Lady Bears at 5 p.m.
Last night, Jan. 14, the North Hall Trojans (15-6, 6-2 Region 7-AAA) traveled to Fannin County to take on the Rebels (5-14, 0-8 Region 7-AAA) for their second region matchup of the season. Fannin went into the night with hopes of redeeming themselves from their prior loss to North Hall, but found themselves falling short once again with a 60-32 loss.
North Hall earned the ball from tip-off where they wasted no time putting it into action. The Trojans were on fire with their 3 point shots, which turned out to be their main form of scoring while Fannin drove to the basket. Jerritt Holloway responded to the Trojan’s as he hit a 3 point shot of his own to add to Fannin’s score. Both teams played a great defense as they got after the ball and made the other work to score points. Cohutta Hyde was the one to drive to the basket and lead Fannin in scoring for the night with 11 points. Despite both teams hustle, North Hall claimed a 14-9 lead to close out the first quarter.
Both teams started off the second quarter strong as they kept each other from scoring for the first three minutes until the Trojans banked a 3 pointer. Jalen Ingram had a great night on the block as he showed off his spin move and added 4 points to Fannin’s score. Miles Johnson pushed back the defense and was able to put six points on the board for Fannin. Brady Martin added two points from the block and Dylan Collins followed right behind as he drew a foul and made a free throw to add to Fannin’s score. Although Fannin’s posts were working hard on the block, the Trojans extended their lead and went into halftime with a score of 30-16.
After the half, North Hall began to run away with their lead. Andre Bivens showed off his hustle as he drove to the basket and scored a layup for Fannin. Eli Brisbay-Cochran followed the trend as he made an outside shot to earn 2 of his own points. North Hall kept shooting their 3’s as they extended their lead 51-27 to go into the fourth quarter.
Fannin began to get scrappy on defense to start off the fourth quarter. The Rebels began to foul the Trojans in hopes of keeping them from the basket. Landon Norton managed to draw a foul and make a free throw to add to Fannin’s score before the buzzer sounded on North Halls 60-32 victory.
The Rebel’s loss puts their overall record at 5-14 and their region record at 0-8. Catch Fannin’s next game on Friday as they travel to take on the Lumpkin County Indians starting at 7:30pm!
For the region match up last night, the East Hall Vikings (3-5, 0-3 Region 7-AAA) traveled to Fannin Co (4-8, 0-4 Region 7-AAA) to take on the Rebels. Fannin had just come from a loss to Cherokee Bluff and hoped to break the trend.
Kaeden Twiggs was the one to get the early lead for Fannin as he drew a foul and made both of his free throws. East Hall quickly pulled ahead with a 3-pointer to put the score at 3-2. Twiggs was able to make a rebound shot to put Fannin right behind the Vikings with a score of 6-4. The junior was on fire for the night as he led the Rebels in scoring with 17 points. Right after Twiggs made basket, Landon Norton banked a 3 point shot of his own to give Fannin a 7-6 lead. After the Vikings drew a foul and made both free throws for an 8-7 lead, they never looked back. East Hall continued to extend their lead over Fannin and ended the first quarter with a score of 15-8.
Although Fannin was behind, Norton continued to fight for Fannin. The sophomore showed off his outside shooting game as he contributed six points to Fannin’s score. Another Rebel sophomore, Jordan Bennett, showed off his hustle as he made layups and added four points to the board. Even with East Hall’s heavy defensive pressure, Cohutta Hyde was able to make his way to the basket and earn 11 points for the night. The Vikings were able to hit a buzzer beater 3 point shot to go into halftime with a 32-22 lead.
While East Hall was on fire with their outside shots, Fannin had success looking inside to their posts. Miles Johnson had moves on the block as he added seven points to the Rebels score. Jalen Ingram followed the trend as he pushed through the defense to earn four points. Fannin wasn’t too far behind as East Hall closed out the third quarter with a 46-35 lead.
Fannin refused to give up at the start of the fourth quarter. They played aggressive as they were able to draw fouls and make shots to add to their score. Brady Martin played with grit as he added a free throw to Fannin’s score. Jerritt Holloway was able to do the same as he made all four of his foul shots for the night. Although Fannin was finding ways to score, the Vikings also drew fouls for made shots and walked away with a 61-54 victory.
The Rebels loss puts their overall record at 4-7 while their region record stands at 0-5. Catch Fannin’s upcoming games this weekend as they travel to North Murray to play in a tournament Thursday- Saturday!
Going into the game, the Lady Rebels were ranked fourth in their region and hoped to get a win over the East Hall Vikings (3-5, 2-1 Region 7-AAA) to keep their title. The Lady Vikings traveled to Fannin Co (7-3, 2-2 Region 7-AAA) for the region match up.
The Vikings were able to take an early lead as they banked a three point shot to get the game started. Morgan Holt was the first Lady Rebel to put the ball into action and score a basket with a spin move. Holt continued to show off her great ball handling skills for the night as she added eight points to Fannin’s score. Abby Ledford drove to the basket for Fannin to take the 4-3 lead and did it again the very next play to put the score at 6-3. Ledford led the Rebels in scoring with ten points overall. East Hall quickly caught up as they banked another three to tie up the game 6-6. Reagan York made an outside shot to tie the game 8-8 after the Vikings made their way to the goal for a layup. East Hall was able to score another basket and put themselves ahead 10-8 to close out the first quarter.
Saidee Collins was the one who got the lead that Fannin would run away with as she made a foul shot to put the Rebels ahead 15-14. Collins had spunk on the block as she drew fouls and added two free throws to Fannin’s score. From there, Fannin kept extending their lead and never looked back. Mackenzie Johnson followed Collins trend as she contributed nine points to Fannin’s score, seven of them being from made foul shots. As Fannin pulled ahead, they went into halftime with a 21-14 lead.
Fannin came out in the second half ready to make East Hall work to get to their basket. The Rebels played solid defense as they kept the Vikings from scoring for the first six minutes of the quarter. Becca Ledford showed off her hustle as she drove past the defense for a layup and later drew a foul to also contribute a foul shot to Fannin’s score. Becca was the last to score in the third quarter and put Fannin ahead 29-18 to go into the fourth quarter.
While the Vikings trailed close behind, the Rebels refused to give up their lead. Olivia Sisson was aggressive on the block for the night as she earned rebounds and added a basket to Fannin’s score. The final quarter was filled with fouls as the Vikings tried to get the ball back and keep Fannin from driving to the basket. Despite East Hall’s efforts, Fannin walked away with a 39-28 region victory.
Fannins win puts their overall record at 8-3 while their region record stands at 2-2. Catch the Lady Rebels upcoming games Thursday- Saturday at North Murray!
Today, Dawson County traveled to Fannin County to take on the Lady Rebels softball team. The Rebels had just come from a loss the day before and hoped to get a region win.
Rebel senior, Kaelyn Hensley, pitched for Fannin throughout the night where she struck out five batters overall. The Lady Tigers came out ready to play as they had no problem putting the ball into action. Before Emma Mitchell could earn the last out at third base, Dawson was able to bring in four runs. The Tigers had a perfect three up and three down outs to hold the Rebels and kept their 4-0 lead to close the first inning.
As Dawson continued to put runs on the board, Emily Waldrep followed Hensley’s strikeout with a caught pop fly in center field to earn the second out. Fannin errors continued to allow the Tigers to score runs before Hensley could earn the third out by striking out the last batter. Once on offense, Fannin finally started to put the ball into action. Josilynn Newton put the ball into play as she had a hit right down the third base line, making its way to left field for her to advance a runner and find herself on first base. Junior, Jaylin Ray, had earned a hit where she was thrown out at first, but advanced runners to second and third. Fannin was in perfect scoring position when the next ball hit was caught in the air for the third out, leaving Dawson ahead 7-0.
Hensley had a perfect inning on defense where she earned all three outs. The senior struck out the first batter, and fielded the ball to throw out the runner at first base for the last two. Waldrep got things started on offense where she laid down a perfect bunt to find herself standing on first base. Kayleigh Russell stepped up to the plate and hit a bomb to right field where she earned a double and brought Waldrep home to earn the first run of the game. Mitchell continued the trend with a hit to the second basemen, finding herself safe at first base and sending Russell home for another Fannin point. With runners on first and second base, the Tigers were able to earn their third out and close out the third inning with a 7-2 lead.
Dawson continued their great hitting for the night to start off the fourth inning. With a runner on base, a Lady Tiger hit an out of the park homerun. The Rebels started to get in their heads and make more errors as they allowed Dawson to score. Newton was the one to get Fannin out of the inning as she caught a pop fly for the third out. While Fannin may have been able to get on base, they were unable to find their way to home plate before the Tigers could earn their third out, putting Dawson ahead 11-2.
As the innings went on, the trend continued of Dawson hitting in the gaps and scoring more points. Rusell was able to get Fannin out of a rut in the fifth inning as she showed of her arm and threw a girl out at third from behind the plate. The Lady Rebel’s hitting finally came alive at the bottom of the fifth. With bases loaded, Jaylin Ray was walked to first base, bringing a runner home. Sophomore, Jaylen Green was next up to bat as she laid down a perfect bunt to find herself safe at first and to bring home a run. Freshman, Zoe Putnam, continued the trend as she hit the ball to left field, bringing in another Rebel run. After Fannin successfully put four runs on the board, the Tigers were able to earn their third out and close out the fifth inning with a score of 13-6.
The Rebels hoped to hold Dawson on defense and have an inning like the last in hopes of making a comeback. As it started to look promising with two outs and no runs scored, the Tigers began to put the ball into action in all of the right places. They were able to score one more run before Hensley could strikeout a batter for the third out. As Fannin approached the plate in hopes of earning more runs, the Tigers had a perfect three up and three down outs. With Dawson ahead 14-6, the game ended in a run rule at the end of the sixth inning.
Fannin’s loss puts their overall record at 1-10 and their region record at 0-3. Catch the Lady Rebel’s next game this Thursday as they travel to take on the Lumpkin County Lady Indians @ 5:55pm!
Region 7-AAA play got underway this past Friday and by the looks of it, it’s anyone’s to win.
Fannin Rebels(2-2,0-0) had the week off to get prepared for their upcoming region match-up with Banks County(3-2,0-1). Banks is coming off a loss to Franklin County(2-2,1-0) last week, 7-14. Banks was 8-14 passing for 83 yards. 36 carries for 175 yards and 8 catches for 83 yards. Franklin had no data posted.
East Hall(1-4,1-0)travelled to Lumpkin County(2-3,0-1) and made short work of the Indians, winning easily, 48-14. There were no available stats at present.
Dawson County(2-2,1-0) made a trip to defending Region 7-AAA champs, West Hall Spartans(2-3,0-1) and shut them out, 14-0. No available stats recorded
This Week’s Games Friday Oct. 2
Fannin at Banks
Dawson at East Hall
Lumpkin at Franklin
Region 7-AAA Stats as of 9/25/2015
(Some stats are not recorded by various teams)
Fannin County High School Rebels baseball player, Will Shirah, was named to the 7-AAA All-Region team as an Outfielder. (more…)
The Fannin County High School Lady Rebels basketball team traveled to Banks County High School to take part in the 7-AAA Region Tournament. The Lady Rebels had a first round match up with the Lady Vikings of East Hall. East Hall came into the tournament as the three seed while Fannin was the sixth seed. East Hall lived up to its seeding, winning 76-43 and ending the Lady Rebels season at 11-15. (more…)
Thirteen seniors of Fannin County High School’s Rebels football team took to the field last Friday to grind it out on the turf one last time on the home field. Each of these seniors tried his hardest for to pull out a victory over the Vikings of East Hal,l but snowy conditions lead to the Rebels ending on the wrong side of a 38-20 final score.
The 7AAA Region Coaches are proud to announce the 2014 Boys Soccer All Region Team. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players. Two Rebels, were named to the All-Region Second Team, Taylor Cheek and Dylan Clark. Cheek scored five goals on the year and was named the Rebels Most Valuable Player. Clark had 91 saves and was named the Rebels Defensive Player of the Year. (more…)