April 28, 2015

Middle Braves Edge Wildcats

Jake Harrod pitched five innings in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Villa Rica allowing just one hit

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Middle School baseball team defeated the visiting Villa Rica Wildcats Tuesday by a final score of 3-2 at HCMS. Jake Harrod got his second win of the season on the hill tossing five innings while allowing only one hit and two unearned runs. Dale Thornhill again came on in relief to shut down the Cats for the last two innings. … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors


(Franklin) -- We are currently seeking sponsors for the 8th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for April 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash. Tickets are $50.00 each and may be purchased from any … [Read more...]

Locals Shine at Special Olympic Master’s Bowling Tournament


(Newnan, GA) -- Tonya Hull, Todd Hendricks, and Dennis Shaw represented Heard County recently at the Special Olympics Master's Bowling Tournament held on February 6, 2015. Tonya Hull finished in third place on Lane 10 competing with ladies from Fayette and Coweta Counties. Dennis Shaw brought home first place on Lane 35 defeating men from Spalding and … [Read more...]

Braves All-Region Basketball Selections

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(Franklin) -- Several Braves varsity basketball players were named by coaches this week to the 2014-2015 Class AA All-Region 5-AA Team. Named as honorable mentions were sophomore Jordarius Foster and freshman Emory Jones. Recognized on the All-Academic team was sophomore Christian Murray. … [Read more...]

Lady Braves named to All-Region Squad


(Franklin) -- Several Lady Braves were named by coaches this week to the 2014-2015 Class AA All-Region 5-AA Team. Named to the second team were senior Cali Harrod, junior Jordan Watson, and junior Madison Whitehead. Sophomore Kimberly Harris was selected as an honorable mention. Being recognized on the All-Academic team were Harrod, Watson, Whitehead, … [Read more...]

HCMS Basketball Championship Tournament Schedule


2015 Small School Playoff Schedule (***All games @ Heard County Middle School***)   Monday January 26th Girls:  (4)Mt. Zion vs. (5)Heard County @ 5:00 Boys:  (4)Bowdon vs. (5)Villa Rica @ 6:30   Tuesday January 27th   Girls:  (2)Bowdon vs. (3)Temple @ 5:00 Girls:  (1)Villa Rica vs. Mt. Zion/Heard Co. winner @ 6:30   Wednesday January … [Read more...]

HHS State Championship Ring Ceremony


(Franklin) -- The Lady Brave softball team will be presented with 2014 GHSA Class-AA State Championship rings Friday night at Heard High School. The ceremony will take place at halftime of the varsity boys basketball game versus Manchester. The entire community is invited to attend. The girls varsity game tips at 6:00 p.m. and the boys tip immediately … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Community Pep Rally and Tailgate Party

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(Franklin) -- Heard High School will be hosting a community tailgate party and pep rally this Friday afternoon beginning at 2:00 p.m. before the Braves huge playoff game. The Braves will kickoff their quarterfinal tilt with Brooks County at 7:30 p.m. at Staples Stadium in Franklin. Fans are encouraged to bring tailgating supplies and set up in the main … [Read more...]

Midnight Madness at HCMS


(Franklin) -- A Midnight Madness basketball game will be held this Friday night, November 7, 2014 at the Heard County Middle School gymnasium starting at 10:30 p.m. Doors will open immediately after the high school football game ends at Staples Stadium. This will be a chance to get an early look at the HCMS girls and boys basketball teams as they scrimmage … [Read more...]

Lady Braves needing sponsors for the State Tournament

The 2014 Varsity Softball Team - Front Row (L-R): Ally Harris, Aspen Barker, Anna Shelnutt, Alexis Raines, Alyssa Cosper, 2nd Row (L-R): Madison Whitehead, Hattie Yarbrough, Johanna Beyer, Hannah Stephens, Cali Harrod, Katie Minix, Back Row (L-R): Coach Matt Hornsby, Coach Kelly Hadley, Sarah Schofield, Hannah Sanders, Jordan Watson, Coach Trent Bianco, Coach Ryan Duffey

(Franklin) -- If any individual or business would like to help the Lady Braves with expenses as they travel to the State Tournament in Columbus by sponsoring a meal for the team (feeding the team costs about $200 per meal) or by making any donation please contact head coach Matt Hornsby or HHS athletic director Shane Lasseter. As an added bonus, The Heard … [Read more...]