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Cougars rebound with big win over North Georgia Falcons; 58-41

The Cottage School Cougars traveled to Canton, GA to take on a home school, North Georgia Falcons, at Buffington Elementary School. Refused to be defeated by another Atlanta bird, the Cougars battled a strong Falcon team and came out on top, 58-41. In the fall North Georgia won the state home school football championship, so you knew this contest was going to be very physical. With two big guys inside over 6’2” tall and several pesky, tough, relentless guards, the Falcons clawed and scratched the Cougars on every possession. Cottage stayed...

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Cougars move to 2-0 in the AAC with 37-28 victory!

The Mustangs of Mill Springs rolled into the Cougar Center last night for another AAC battle. The Cottage School Cougars did not shoot at a high percentage but their defense was in full force to pull out an ugly 37-28 win. Mill Springs took the early lead after the first quarter, 13-11. TCS also found themselves in serious foul trouble with two of their big men with three fouls, Co-Captain, Asa Branch and Billy Fisher. Asa had three before the four minute mark. Down and in foul trouble the Cougars had to play smart to have a chance the second...

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Cougars win AAC opener 61-35 over Panthers!

A tale of two Cottage teams played here in the Atlanta Athletic Conference home opener last night. The Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Panthers held a 24-22 edge at intermission as the Cougars struggled to block out and protect the ball. At the break, TCS vowed to do a better job at the simple things and proved they can back up their ambitious words. The Cougars took their first lead at 25-24 with six minutes remaining in the third quarter and never looked back, outscoring AASD 39-11 over the final two frames. Whatever was drawn up or said at...

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Cougars get revenge on Alumni with 56-42 victory!

Last season the Varsity Cougars were dominated by the Alumni, losing 53-76 and for two plus quarters it appeared headed in the same direction. The Alumni held a 35-25 edge with three minutes remaining in the third period and was a force in the paint. With three 6’4” Alumni; weighing close to 600 pounds between them the Alumni Cougars scored on six of twelve offensive rebounds during the span. What was about to be another blowout Alumni victory turned into a Varsity Cougar comeback for the ages. Over the final eleven minutes of the contest,...

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Brandon Hall captures expected AAC Crown with 52-42 win over TCS!

The #3 seed (7-5) Cottage Cougars upset the #2 seed (8-4) Atlanta Area School 56-44 in the semi-finals setting up yet another Cottage-Brandon Hall finale Thursday night. By advancing to their fifth AAC championship in the past six years, TCS had an opportunity to defeat the heavily favored undefeated #1 seed (11-0) Brandon Hall Panthers. Brandon Hall came into the contest easily defeating Mill Springs Academy (58-30) in the semi-final and arguably recording their best season in school history. Only five teams in the twenty-five years of the...

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Cougars move on to their fifth championship game in past six years with 56-44 victory over #2 seed AASD

The Cottage School Cougars finished the season with a couple key wins to settle in as the #3 seed with five wins and five losses going into the 2014 AAC varsity basketball tournament. After a convincing first round win over Academe, TCS had to prepare for the #2 seed Atlanta Area School Panthers (7-3). This matchup is a rematch from the 2013 AAC final and also a battle to settle a tie-breaker. Each team beat each other during the season in overtime fashion; what better contest should there be for these two to fight for a chance to move on to...

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Cougars end Firebirds season with 50-27 victory in AAC quarterfinal

The Cottage School Cougars are headed in the right direction despite their disappointing final regular season overtime let down to Atlanta Area School last Monday on Senior Night. The loss cost them the #2 seed and a first round bye in the 2014 AAC tournament however; tonight TCS defeated the #6 seed, Academe of the Oaks with a convincing 50-27 win to start their playoff run. The Cougars had to shake off the first game tournament butterflies with only a nine point halftime edge (25-16) as Academe forced TCS to some careless turnovers and poor...

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Lions defeat Cougars 48-41 in the battle of the Big Cats

The Cottage School played host to their final non-conference game of the season versus a GISA school, Solid Rock Christian. TCS struggled early, but came back with vengeance the second half taking a 37-35 lead with five minutes in regulation. Costly turnovers and what put them in the hole from the start, finished them off at the end; offensive rebounding. Solid Rock capitalized off three of the turnovers and scored twice off the offensive glass in the final four minutes to win 48-41. Down just 11-21 at halftime, the Cougars looked overmatched...

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Cougars suffocate Mustangs in 31-16 victory!

Cougars suffocate Mustangs in 31-16 victory!

With a week off due to the snow/ice storm, The Cottage School Cougars offense was rusty but their defense did not miss a beat. Cottage held Mill Springs to just two points into the third period of competition going ahead 20-2. The Mustangs finally found a few open looks at the basket but the Cougars were never in danger as they cruised to the 31-16 win. It was the second time in history Cottage held MSA to a basket at intermission. Back in December of 2010, TCS held a 10-1 lead versus Mill Springs going on to win 30-9. TCS has now won four...

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Cougars hold on and prevail 53-50 in nail-biter over North Georgia!

Cougars hold on and prevail 53-50 in nail-biter over North Georgia!

The Cottage School Cougars welcomed the North Georgia Falcons to the Cougar Center for the first time last night. TCS and the home school have a little history as it was these very same Falcons who lost to the Cougars in the infamous five overtime contest at their place in Canton, GA back in 2008. Last night’s match up did not produce that kind of drama, but it did go down to the final few possessions to decide the winner. After Cottage held as much as an eighteen point cushion (42-24) with five minutes remaining in the third period, North...

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