(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.
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NEWS AND NOTES
Region 5-AA Track Championships — The Region 5-AA Track and Field Finals will take place at Heard County Middle School today and Thursday. Today’s meet (10 AM- 4 PM) features the field events and preliminary running events while Thursday’s meet (3 PM) will feature the running finals.
Playoff Tennis — The Braves and Lady Brave each host Pepperell Wednesday in the first round of the state playoffs. Both matches start at 1:00 PM.
Brave Nation Player of the Week
The Brave Nation Player of the Week is HHS tennis player Ms. Makayla Red.
Makayla helped lead the Lady Braves to the first Region Championship in school history last week after outlasting her Callaway opponent in an epic three hour match that featured two tiebreakers.
Congratulations to Makayla for being named this week’s Brave Nation Player of the Week!
Baseball Senior Night — The Braves baseball team will celebrate their senior players tomorrow at 5:00 PM at Alford Field prior to the final regular season home game versus Whitefield Academy.
Silent Auction — The annual silent auction sports fundraiser will take place at 6 PM on Saturday, April 29, 2017. If you are interested in being a personal, business, or corporate sponsor for this event contact Shane Lasseter at 678-378-2042 or Lori Cabe at 706-675-3656 for more information. Purchase a ticket from any athlete or coach.
Spring Sports Banquet — The spring sports banquet will take place in the HHS cafeteria on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:00 PM.
Tuesday, April 18
~ HHS Track Region 5-AA Championships @ HCMS (10:00 AM-4:00 PM)
~ HHS Baseball vs. Jackson County (@ Gwinnett College 5:30 PM)
Wednesday, April 19
~ HHS GHSA Tennis State Playoffs vs. Pepperell (Boys and Girls 1:00 PM)
~ HHS Baseball Senior Night vs. Whitefield Academy (5:00 PM)
Thursday, April 20
~ HHS Track Region 5-AA Championships @ HCMS (3:00 PM)
Friday, April 21
~ HHS Baseball @ Central (5:30 PM)