December 22, 2014

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

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(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...]

JV Braves football game added Thursday

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(Franklin) -- The JV Football Braves have picked up another game to be played this Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Staples Stadium versus Mt. Zion. Kickoff will be at 5:30 PM. Please come out and support the JV Braves. The varsity Braves are off this week for a bye week but will return to play next Friday, October 17 when they travel to Manchester for a huge … [Read more...]

Softball Games Postponed

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(Lagrange, GA) -- The Lady Braves varsity and JV softball games at Callaway High School in Lagrange were rained out on Wednesday and will be made up next Monday, September 8, 2014. The junior varsity game will start at 4:30 p.m. and will be followed immediately by the varsity game. Both teams are also scheduled to face off against the Buford Wolves this … [Read more...]

JV Football Home Game Thursday

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(Franklin) -- The junior varsity game scheduled for this Thursday at Callaway has been postponed until October 23 at Callaway. The JV Braves have instead picked up a home game for this Thursday versus Central of Carrollton with a kickoff time of 5:30 p.m. The JV Braves defeated Bowdon 20-12 on Monday, August 25. … [Read more...]

Braves vs. Purple Hurricanes one of top 10 games in Georgia

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(Macon, GA) -- Chip Saye of the Georgia High School Football Daily is listing this Saturday night's anticipated tilt between Heard County and Fitzgerald as one of the top 10 games of the week in the state of Georgia. The Braves are ranked #3 by the AJC in Class AA while the Purple Hurricanes are ranked #7. The game kicks off at 8:00 p.m. Saturday night at … [Read more...]

Special Piggly Wiggly Grocery Baggers

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(Franklin) -- The Lady Braves varsity basketball team will be bagging groceries at the Piggly Wiggly in Franklin this Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. in order to earn money for the upcoming season. Tips are appreciated. The Lady Braves will tip off the 2014-2015 season in late November/early December under new head coach Helen Akins. … [Read more...]

2014 HCMS Iron Brave Awards

Pictured above from L-R: Iron Brave Winner Gage Cannon, Jacob Skipper, Paul Elkins, Connor Nutt, Michael Cheney, Komari Clark, Andrew Leak, Riley Diedrich, Trey Dunson, David Urquilla, Logan Moore, and Will Posey

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Middle School football team held their annual Iron Brave competition last week at HCMS. 8th-grade student Gage Cannon claimed the overall prize with 89 points in the event which consists of several strength, speed, and agility drills. Finishing in a strong second place was Will Posey with 85.5 points. Not far behind Posey was … [Read more...]

2014 Freshman Iron Brave Awards

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(Franklin) -- Pictured above (L-R) are the 2014 Freshman Iron Braves winners: 2nd place - Jaden Moreland (112 points), 1st Place - Carlton White (115 points), and 3rd place - Emory Jones (107 points). White established a new record in the 40-yard dash at 4.52. Another freshman, Luis Maldonado Vazquez, set or tied Iron Brave records in all three … [Read more...]