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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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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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2013 BSC Team Camp Update—Varsity Cougars

2013 BSC Team Camp Update—Varsity Cougars

It may be summer, but the TCS Varsity Basketball team has already started warming up for the 2013-14 season. Below is a summary of the most recent camp. For Coach Brigg’s full camp write-up, click here. The Cougars have 10 days off (as a team) and then will travel to Americus, GA (Georgia Southwestern University campus) to compete in the “Round Ball Round Up” June 27  through June 29. This is a GISA scheduled team camp consisting of nine more games and will be The Cottage School’s third time participating in this team camp...

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2/23/2013: TCS Cougar All-Stars prove to be Elite in AAC!

2/23/2013: TCS Cougar All-Stars prove to be Elite in AAC!

On Saturday (2/23/13) the Atlanta Athletic Conference held its fourth annual All Star game hosted this year by the Howard School. An All Star Committee and Head Coaches in the AAC vote on 14 players from all the teams in the league. The All Star teams were divided into an East and a West squad. The East team was coached by the #1 seed The Cottage School Head Coach, Richie Briggs (2013 AAC Champion) and his assistant was the #4 seed Mill Springs Academy head coach, Phil Hanson. The West team was coached by the #3 seed Atlanta Area School for...

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TCS Cougars Repeat as AAC Champions With 72-53 Victory Over Atlanta Area School

TCS Cougars Repeat as AAC Champions With 72-53 Victory Over Atlanta Area School

A dynasty, according to Wikipedia, is defined as an “era in which a family reigned.” The Cottage School Cougars are now back-2-back Atlanta Athletic Conference champions for a second time in just a five year period after defeating the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Panthers, 72-53. TCS has gone 54-9 in the AAC over this span including the last two undefeated seasons in which they have swept the league (24-0). There is no question TCS varsity boys basketball team have become a dynasty. And it goes beyond ruling the AAC as the Cougars...

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