January 17, 2019

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (10/27/15)

(Franklin) — Each week 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.

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 editor@heardcitizen.com with either “News and Notes” or  “Player of the Week” in the subject line.


Region Cross Country Meet — The Region 5-AA Varsity Cross Country Meet has been rescheduled for 10:00 AM on Thursday, Oct. 29 at McIntosh Reserve in Whitesburg.

Spartan Visit — Senior Jordan Watson visited her future home at Michigan State University over the weekend. She attended the undefeated football Spartans’ 52-26 win over Indiana.

Elite-8 Softball — The Lady Braves earned a spot in the Elite-8 State Tournament Finals at Columbus this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The other seven Class AA squads vying for the state title include Gordon-Lee, Vidalia, Seminole Co., Bryan Co., Union Co., Social Circle, and Harlem.

Dean POWBrave Nation Player of the Week: The Player of the Week is senior varsity football player Mr. Austin Dean.

Dean had a huge game on defense in Friday’s win over Bowdon grading out at over 90% and leading the team in tackles. He was only the fourth defensive lineman to grade 90% or above in the last 12 years.

Congrats to Austin for being named this week’s Player of the Week!

Moving the Herd — The varsity football team avoided Monday’s heavy rains by practicing under the cover of the Heard County Arena.

Winning Franchise — Friday’s varsity football win over Bowdon gives the team an overall winning record for the first time in school history at 231-230-3. The team began play in 1972.

Basketball Practice — The men’s and women’s basketball teams both began practice on Monday although several players are still participating in football and softball.

Weekly 7

Wednesday, Oct. 28

~ One Act Play @ Bremen (9:00 AM)

Thursday, Oct. 29

~ HHS Cross Country Region 5-AA Meet @McIntosh Reserve (10:00 AM)

~ Lady Braves Softball vs. Vidalia (2:30 PM – State Tournament at Columbus)

Friday, Oct. 30

~ Lady Braves Softball (TBA – State Tournament at Columbus)

~ HHS Varsity Football @ Temple (7:30 PM)

Saturday, Oct. 31

~ Lady Braves Softball (TBA – State Tournament at Columbus)


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