November 26, 2020

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (10/26/17)

(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.


New Wheels for Edward — A gofundme page fundraiser for Edward Potts’ new golf cart has raised $3470 as of this morning. To read more about Edward’s story and to make a donation click here.

Duck Derby — Heard County Special Olympics is hosting a Duck Derby Fundraiser on November 4 in Franklin. Tickets are $5 each and the top prize is $300. Visit The Heard County Brave Nation on Facebook for more information.

Kiwanis Bowl — All 3 HCPR football teams (8U, 10U, 12U) will play in the Kiwanis Bowl at Staples Stadium on Saturday, November 4. See schedule below for times and opponents.

Brave Nation Player of the Week

The Brave Nation Player of the Week is HCPR 10U football player Mr. Ethan Tisdale

Ethan was dominant during the 10 Braves last two regular season games scoring eight touchdowns and accounting for close to 600 total yards.

Including was a rushing TD with five seconds to play in the first half and a kick-off return TD with under a minute to play in last Saturday’s close but exciting loss at Villa Rica. 

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

Middle School Championship — The HCMS Braves football team will battle Bowdon Middle School in the West Georgia Middle School Championship today at Bowdon High School. The big game kicks off at 6:00 PM at Warren P. Sewell Field.

Lifechanger LinkClick here to visit Mrs. Lori Cabe’s Lifechanger of the Year Nominee Profile and post a comment about her.

Cross Country Region Meet — The Region 5-AA Cross Country Meet takes place this morning at Kinnett Stadium in Columbus. Five males and two females will compete for the Braves.

HHS Wrestling Boston Butt Sale — T-Roy will be smoking Boston Butts for the HHS wrestling program again this year. Orders are due by November 13th and the pickup day will be Saturday, November 18th. To order see Coach Kyle Yates at HHS or Coach Jake Yates at Centralhatchee.

Basketball Scrimmages — The girls and boys varsity basketball teams will host Lagrange in scrimmages on November 15, 2017 at HHS (6:00/7:30).

Weekly Schedule BASE

Thursday, Oct. 26

~ Region 5-AA Cross Country Meet @ Kinnett Stadium (Columbus – 9:00 AM)

~ HCMS Football @ Bowdon (6:00 PM at Bowdon High School)

Friday, Oct. 27

~ Varsity Football @ Lamar County (7:30 PM)

Friday, Nov. 3

~ Varsity Football vs. Spencer (7:30 PM – Senior Night)

Saturday, Nov. 4

~ Kiwanis Bowl 12U Braves vs. Carroll County (12:00 PM — C-bracket Championship at Staples Stadium)

~ Kiwanis Bowl 10U Braves vs. Mt. Zion/Villa Rica Purple (10:30 AM — C-bracket Semi-final at Staples Stadium)

~ Kiwanis Bowl 8U Braves vs. Bremen White (9:00 AM — C-bracket Semi-final at Staples Stadium)

~ GHSA Cross Country State Championships at Carrollton High School

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