January 17, 2019

Braves honored with Region 5-AA football awards

(Franklin, GA) -- The names of the 2018 All Region 5-AA football teams were released this week and not surprisingly the Heard County Braves amassed a plethora of awards including three of the biggest that were announced. Senior safety/running back Aaron Beasley, senior defensive lineman Zaylin Wood, and head coach Tim Barron led the way for the Class AA … [Read more...]

State Championship Preview: Braves vs. Rockmart

Heard Co. Braves vs. Rockmart Yellow Jackets WHEN: Wednesday, December 12 @ 1:00 PM WHERE: Mercedes Benz Stadium ADDRESS: 1 AMB Drive Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30313 TELEVISION: The game will be broadcast live at 1:00 PM on GPBTV (Georgia Public Television) ON THE WEB: The game will be broadcast live on the NFHS Network (Fees do apply) RADIO: The game … [Read more...]

Fandemonium as title game tickets go on sale in Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- There won’t be any problem finding people wearing Brave maroon, gray, and white next week in Atlanta. Tickets for Heard County High School's Class AA State Championship football game in Atlanta next Wednesday went on sale at the school Tuesday morning, and Brave fans quickly snapped up hundreds of them. The Georgia High School … [Read more...]

Alford Field recognized with National Award

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2018-19 ABCA/Turface Athletics Field Maintenance Award and Scholarships have been announced in both the college and high school divisions and Alford Field on the campus of Heard County High School has been named as a national honoree. Presented by Turface and the ABCA since 1995, the Field Maintenance Award recipients receive a plaque … [Read more...]

Final Four Preview: Braves vs. Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane

Heard Co. Braves vs. Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane WHEN: Friday, November 30 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Staples Stadium @ Heard High School ADDRESS: 545 Main Street, Franklin, GA 30217 RADIO: The game will be broadcast live on Carrollton's B92.1 Country. The Tailgate Show will broadcast live from the north end zone beginning at 5:00 PM. RECORDS: Braves (11-2), … [Read more...]

Class AA Quarterfinal Preview: Heard County Braves @ Dublin Fighting Irish

Heard Co. Braves @ Dublin Fighting Irish WHEN: Friday, November 23 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Shamrock Stadium @ Dublin High School ADDRESS: 207 Shamrock Dr., Dublin, GA 31021 RADIO: The game will be broadcast live on Carrollton's B92.1 Country RECORDS: Braves (10-2, 5-0 in Region 5-AA), Irish (11-1, 6-1 in Region 3-AA) SEEDINGS: Braves (No. 1 in Region 5-AA), … [Read more...]

Wittner preview of Sweet 16 match-up between the Braves and Astros

Courtesy of Mason Wittner and the Times-Georgian (Franklin, GA) -- Standing on the field at Staples Stadium after last Friday night's 63-22 blowout of Monticello in the opening round of the Class AA state playoffs, Tim Barron expressed his dissatisfaction with his team's mindset. The Heard County High School head football coach thought his players executed … [Read more...]

Round 2 GHSA Class AA Playoff Preview: Heard County vs. Douglass

Heard Co. Braves vs. Douglass Astros WHEN: Friday, November 16 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Staples Stadium @ Heard County High School ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217 RECORDS: Braves (9-2, 5-0 in Region 5-AA), Astros (10-1, 6-1 in Region 6-AA) AT STAKE: The winner will advance to the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs and face the winner … [Read more...]

Round 1 GHSA Class AA Playoff Preview: Heard County vs. Monticello

Heard Co. Braves vs. Monticello Hurricanes WHEN: Friday, November 9 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Staples Stadium @ Heard County High School ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217 RADIO: The game will be broadcast live on B92.1 Country from Carrollton. The Tailgate Show will air live from the north end zone of Staples Stadium beginning at 5:00 PM. Mitch Gray and … [Read more...]

Region 5-AA Championship Preview: No. 3 Heard County @ No. 5 Bremen

Heard Co. Braves at Bremen Blue Devils WHEN: Friday, November 2 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Bremen High School ADDRESS: 504 Georgia Ave S, Bremen, GA 30110 DIRECTIONS/MAP: Click here for directions RADIO: The game will be broadcast live on B92.1 Country from Carrollton. The Tailgate Show will air live from Bremen High beginning at 5:00 PM. PARKING: Parking space … [Read more...]