September 2, 2014

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...]

2014 Iron Brave Winners

2014 Iron Braves (L-R): Matt Brown, Pearce Kirk, Chandler Polk, Diamond Delgado, Zack Stephens, Duranta Dunson, Elijah Toney, Austin Barron , Andrew Cannon, Levi Brown

(Franklin) –  Summer football workouts ended last week with the 7th Iron Brave competition and several milestones were set by this year’s squad which heads into the football season with very high expectations coming off back-to-back Region 5-AA Championships. The annual competition is a combined athletic and weight-lifting event that is the culmination of … [Read more...]

Marching Braves Drumline needs your help!

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(Franklin) -- Recently with temperatures into the 90’s Heard County band members stood on the street corners in Franklin collecting funds for a planned trip to Washington, D.C. this November. The Braves drumline had their drums set up and played for the traffic passing through downtown while other members collected funds. Some members were decked out in … [Read more...]

Meet the Braves set for new location

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(Franklin) -- The annual "Meet the Braves" night will be held on August 21, 2014 at a brand new location this year. Meet the Braves will be held at the covered arena at the corner of Old Field Road and Highway 100 near Heard County Middle School. The event will also be home to the annual softball/baseball cow drop fundraiser in addition to the usual … [Read more...]

Heard County Brave Alumni Basketball Game

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(Franklin, GA) -- The annual Heard County Braves basketball alumni games will take place tomorrow night, July 5, 2014 at the Heard High School gymnasium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Some of the throwback players will include Willie Bradfield, Tracey Emory, Shaniqua Goss, Candi Rogers, Santez Emory, Reinaldo Reid, Damon Pearson, Shuntavius Swindle, Josh Cooley, … [Read more...]

Future Braves Cheer Camp

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(Franklin) -- Little Girl's Cheer Camp is the Heard County High School Cheerleader's biggest fundraiser of the year. Mud Creek Graphics, Kroger, and Publix have donated supplies to make this camp possible and the best it can be for our future Braves Cheerleaders! We have 22 High School Cheerleaders and 2 coaches ready to instruct 3-12 year old girls on … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Bravy Awards Night

2014 Bravy Winners (Front Row L-R): Annley Cook, Cason Holtzclaw, Armari Emory (2nd Row L-R): Gage Cannon, Tae Gray, Ayden Cannon, Cory Huddleston, Hermonie Garza, Jordan Watson, Tori Rogers, Alexis Emory, Emory Jones, Buck Dunson, Allen Sikes (Back Row L-R): Rich Fendley, Carlton White, Matthew Nilsen, Elijah Toney, Anthony Brand, Lilly Scott, Camara Shaheed, Melissa Collins, Courtney Baron, Lee Kay, Taylor Smith, Spencer Hannah (Photo Courtesy of Rodney East)

(Franklin) – A large crowd packed into the Heard County Middle School gymnasium Wednesday night for the 2014 Bravy Awards Show sponsored by Heard County Middle School Athletics in conjunction with HeardCitizen.com. The third annual version of the unique award show featured nominees from sports throughout the county including the recreation department, the … [Read more...]