November 29, 2020

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (04/27/18)

(Franklin) — Each week during the sports season, 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 with either “News and Notes” or  “Player of the Week” in the subject line.


Silent Auction — The annual silent auction sports fundraiser will take place at 6:00 PM on Saturday, April 28, 2017. Tickets are still available and you may purchase a ticket from any HHS coach or at the door the night of the event.

State Track Sectionals — Several Brave track athletes will travel to Calhoun Saturday for the GHSA Class AA State Sectionals. The top four in each event will advance to the state meet May 10-12 in Albany.

Guest Speaker — Former Brave coach and Arizona State Championship coach Norris Vaughan will be the guest speaker at the Silent Auction Saturday night. He will speak at 6:00 PM and will also be at Loco Mex on the River Saturday afternoon at 1:00 PM for any former players or students that want to stop by and say hello.

Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week

The Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week are HCMS baseball players (L-R) Chance Brown, Kellon Rollings, and Isaiah O’Neal.

All three were crucial this season in the team’s run to a first ever middle school baseball championship. 

Congratulations to Kellon, Chance, and Isaiah for being named this week’s Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week.

Sweet 16 Tennis — The Lady Braves were eliminated from the GHSA State Playoffs by Armuchee Wednesday afternoon as were the boys at Model to conclude fine seasons by both squads.

ACC Softball Tournament — Cali Harrod and Anna Shelnutt along with the rest of the top-seeded Florida State softball team will be battling for an ACC Championship at Georgia Tech May 9-12 in Atlanta. Click here to buy tickets and see the brackets. The Championship game will air on the ESPN Network May 12 at noon.

Hall of Fame Nominations — Click here to download and print a Hall of Fame nomination form. Click here to download and print Hall of Fame guidelines and eligibility requirements. The deadline for the second HOF class nominations is May 18, 2018. Stay tuned to for further information in the coming days.

Weekly Schedule BASE

Friday, April 27

~ GHSA Class AA First Round State Playoff DH vs. KIPP Atlanta (4:00 PM)

Saturday, April 28

~ GHSA Class AA State Track and Field Sectionals @ Gordon Central High School (10:00 AM)

~ GHSA Class AA First Round State Playoffs vs. KIPP Atlanta (1:00 PM if necessary*)

~ HHS Athletic Department Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser (6:00 PM @ HHS Cafeteria)

Thursday, May 3

~ GHSA Class AA Second Round State Playoff DH (Time/location/opponent TBD)

Friday, May 4

~ GHSA Class AA Second Round State Playoff Game 3 (TBD/if necessary)

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