February 21, 2018

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (01/22/18)

(Franklin) — Each week during the sports season, HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week.

Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email editor@heardcitizen.com with either “News and Notes” or  “Player of the Week” in the subject line.

NEWS AND NOTES

Area Traditional Wrestling — The varsity Brave wrestlers will compete at the Area 3-AA traditional meet this weekend at Armuchee High in Rome. This may be a one day meet on Saturday or a two day meet Friday-Saturday.

Home Stretch at HCMS — After all middle basketball games were cancelled due to weather last week, the middle Braves boys and girls teams will close out the regular season with home games this week versus Bay Springs, Temple, and Mt. Zion. See schedule below for updated game times. The middle playoffs will start next week at Villa Rica (Times TBD).

Jaden to GSU — Senior Brave football player Jaden Moreland announced last week that he will attend Georgia Southern University on a scholarship.

Brave Nation Player of the Week

The Brave Nation Player of the Week is senior HCHS varsity wrestler Mr. Kevin Hendrix.

Kevin continued and impressive senior wrestling season over the weekend by winning his weight class at the Bowdon Invitational Tourney.

He also went 4-0 at the area duals two weeks ago at home and should be a big threat at state traditionals.

Kevin has enlisted to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps after graduation. 

Congratulations to Kevin for being named this week’s Brave Nation Player of the Week!

Senior Nights — The Brave varsity basketball programs will celebrate the seniors this Friday night as the teams host Jordan in Region 5-AA play in Franklin. Varsity wrestling may also honor their seniors at the game pending the schedule at the meet.

8th Grader Night — HCMS will recognize its 8th grade players at 4:45 PM prior to Thursday’s home games versus Mt. Zion.

Baseball Opening Day — Coach Trent Bianco and the Braves baseball program have started preseason practices and will open the regular season at Central on Monday, February 12. The home opener will be Friday, February 16 vs. Bremen.

Weekly Schedule BASE

 Monday, Jan. 22

~ HCMS Basketball (Girls and Boys) vs. Bay Springs (5:00 PM)

Tuesday, Jan. 23

~ Varsity Girl’s Basketball @ Temple (6:00 PM)

~ Varsity Boy’s Basketball @ Temple (7:30 PM)

Wednesday, Jan. 24

~ HCMS Basketball (Girls and Boys) vs. Temple (5:00 PM)

~ Varsity Girl’s Basketball @ Callaway (6:00 PM)

~ Varsity Boy’s Basketball @ Callaway (7:30 PM)

Thursday, Jan. 25

~ HCMS Basketball (Girls and Boys) vs. Mt. Zion (4:45 PM – 8th Grade Night)

Friday, Jan. 26

~ Varsity Wrestling Area Traditionals @ Armuchee

~ Varsity Girl’s Basketball vs. Jordan (6:00 PM)

~ Varsity Boy’s Basketball vs. Jordan (7:30 PM)

Saturday, Jan. 27

~ Varsity Wrestling Area Traditionals @ Armuchee

~ Varsity Girl’s Basketball vs. Spencer (4:00 PM)

~ Varsity Boy’s Basketball vs. Spencer (5:30 PM)

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