November 27, 2020

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (09/29/17)

(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.


Stateline Showdown — The inaugural Stateline Showdown band competition takes place tomorrow at Staples Stadium. Admission to the all day event is $8 per person (4 and under free) and the performances begin at 12:40 PM. The Marching Braves will perform at 9:00 PM followed by the Lagrange College Panther Parching Band at 9:20 to be followed by the awards program.

HCMS Football Playoff Picture — The HCMS Braves can secure the No. 2 seed and a home playoff game with a win on October 12 at Mt. Zion.

Brave Nation Player of the Week

The Brave Nation Player of the Week is varsity softball left fielder Ms. Marissa Garza.

Marissa has had an outstanding season at the plate for the Lady Braves this season with eight homers and solid play in left field. 

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

Softball Home Field Scenarios — Barring an upset by Temple over Lamar County Tuesday, the Lady Braves will need to win by five or more runs at Lamar County on Wednesday to secure the home field advantage for the Region 5-AA tourney next Saturday, October 7. If Temple upsets Lamar then the Lady Braves need only to win the game outright on Wednesday.

Brave on the NFL Network — Brave senior QB Emory Jones is appearing on the NFL Network Tuesday night’s at 10:30 PM for the next six weeks as part of the coverage of the Elite 11.

Weekly Schedule BASE

Friday, Sept. 29

~ Varsity Football Bye Week (No Game)

Saturday, Sept. 30

~ Stateline Showdown Marching Band Competition at Staples Stadium

~ 8U Braves @ Carroll County White (12:00 PM @ Carroll County Rec. )

~ 12U Braves @ Villa Rica (9:00 AM @ V-Plex)

Tuesday, Oct. 3

~ HCMS Cross Country League Championship @ Carrollton (5:00 PM)

~ Varsity Cross Country @ Sweetwater Creek

Wednesday, Oct. 4

~ HCMS Softball Semifinals (TBD @ HCMS)

~ Varsity Softball @ Lamar County (5:30 PM)

Thursday, Oct. 5

~ HCMS Softball Championship (TBD @ HCMS)

~ JV Football vs. Bowdon (5:30 PM)

~ HCMS Football @ Bay Springs (5:30 PM)

Friday, Oct. 6

~ Varsity Football Bye Week (No Game)

Saturday, Oct. 7

~ Region 5-AA Softball Tournament (TBD)


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