December 5, 2020

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/23/16)

(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.


It’s a ‘Hawaiian’ Friday Night in Franklin — The Braves will host Greenville in the home opener this Friday night and students county-wide are encouraged to sports a ‘Hawaiian Theme’ to school and to the game Friday night. (Note: Students are still required to follow the dress code)

3rd Homer — Lady Brave Hannah Sanders hit her third home run of the season last week.

HCMS Football Opener — The middle school football team will open the 2016 season this Thursday at HCMS versus Callaway at 5 PM.

Brave Nation Player of the Week

Miller POWThe Brave Nation Player of the Week is senior football player  Mr. Austin Miller.

Austin was the winner of the annual preseason ‘Iron Brave’ competition prior to this football season. He dominated the athletic portion of the challenge claiming first place in all three events.

Congratulations to Austin for being named this week’s Player of the Week! (Photo: Rodney East)

JV Football Opener — The JV Braves will open their season next Thursday, Sept. 1 at Temple.

College Scrimmage — Class of 2015 grads Jacob Bishop and Chandler Polk were on the roster for Berry College during Saturday night’s special college scrimmage at Staples Stadium.

Lady Braves defeat Lagrange — The Lady Braves defeated Lagrange 7-2 last Thursday and lost to Newnan 7-2 on Tuesday. The Region 5-AA slate opens next Tuesday at home versus Temple.

Weekly Schedule BASE

Tuesday, August 23

~ HCHS Varsity Softball vs. Northgate (6:00 PM)

~ HCHS JV Softball vs. Northgate (4:30 PM)

Wednesday, August 24

~ HCHS JV Softball DH @ Bremen (4:30/6:00 PM)

Thursday, August 25

~ HCMS Football vs. Callaway (5:00 PM)

~ HCHS Varsity Softball vs. East Coweta (6:00 PM)

~ HCHS JV Softball vs. East Coweta (4:30 PM)

Friday, August 26

~ HCHS Varsity Football vs. Greenville (Hawaiian Theme)

Saturday, August 27

~ HCHS Varsity Softball @ Allatoona Tournament

~ HCHS Cross Country @ Columbus


  1. just wondering when there is going to be more softball coverage. these girls are very talented and have worked very hard, so they should be rewarded with the same amount of news coverage as in years past. looks as if no one cares now that the big 3 have graduated.

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