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Cougars wrap up #2 seed in AAC with 47-40 victory over Panthers

The Cottage School Cougars traveled to Clarkston, GA to take on the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Panthers in their final AAC contest of the season. Battling sickness and injuries, TCS did not play their best but did what was necessary to prevail 47-40. The Cougars finish 4-2 in conference action tied for first place in the AAC but Howard owns the tie-breaker so Cottage will be the two seed taking on the three seed Mustangs of Mill Springs in the semi-final of the AAC tournament on 2/11. The playoffs will be played in the same gym at...

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Cougars clip Hawks in 47-46 victory

The Cottage School Cougars split the season series with the Howard Hawks with a 47-46 nail biter win at the Cougar Center on Thursday night. Now TCS and Howard are tied atop of the AAC at 3-1 each with both teams having two AAC games left to play.  The Cougars held a comfortable 46-37 led with just over a minute remaining in the contest. After a Howard timeout, the Hawks connected on a three pointer that give them life. With .42 seconds left, Howard had no choice but to gamble for steals and foul the rest of the way. The Cougars missed the...

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Go Cougars! School Record Broken

Cougars Never Let Firebirds Catch Up – Win 46-29 The Cottage School Cougars swept Academe of the Oaks this season with a convincing 46-29 victory. It was a complete change from their first meeting in October where TCS won in a close 52-49 contest. The Cougar defense was at its best, not allowing Academe a single free look at the rim. After taking a 12-1 first period edge, TCS continued to get fast breaks and defensive stops to take a 27-8 halftime advantage. The Cougars pushed their lead as high as 24 points in the third stanza,...

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Cougars hold off Center Academy comeback; win 56-51

The Cottage School Cougars hosted the Center Academy Wolves last night in the first of two meetings. Center Academy is from Smyrna, GA and is in line to join the AAC next school year. They will also be the Cougars senior night opponent on 1/23/15. The Cougars went up by as many as 19 points late in the third quarter only to see their lead erased in the fourth frame. TCS woke up in the final minute once the Wolves took their first lead of the game by a point and Cottage finished on a 7-1 run to avoid a colossal collapse. Cougars prevailed...

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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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