June 22, 2018

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (11/10/16)

(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.

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.

NEWS AND NOTES

Playoff Football DirectionsClick here for directions to Rockmart High School for the Braves first round game at the Yellow Jackets.

State Cross Country Meet — Junior Brave Holly Moreland finished 75th out of 192 competitors at last week’s state cross country meet in Carrollton. Holly’s time was 26:46.01. It was her third straight appearance at the meet.

1st Middle Wrestling Home Meet — The HCMS wrestling team will host their first home meet today at HCMS vs. Carrollton and Callaway.

Brave Nation Player of the Week

Holmes POW 2The Brave Nation Player of the Week is senior varsity football player Mr. Mike Holmes.

Mike was a force on both sides of the ball in last week’s upset win at Spencer with his first 100 yard rushing game on offense and a huge overtime interception on defense to go along with 6 tackles.

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

Varsity Basketball Scrimmages — The Braves and Lady Braves basketball teams will travel to Lagrange tonight for a preseason scrimmage versus the Grangers. Girls tip at 6:00 PM followed by the boys at 7:30 PM. The regular season tips off at home versus Upson-Lee next Tuesday, November 15.

Silent Auction — The annual silent auction sports fundraiser will take place at 6 PM on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Fall Signing Day — A record eight HCHS athletes will sign commitment letters to colleges next Wednesday morning at HHS. Baseball players are Logan Ward (Chipola College), Lee Kay (Florida Southwestern), and Ethan Brant (Southern Union). Softball signees include Ally Harris (Southern Union), Hannah Sanders (Southern Union), Alyssa Cosper (Abraham Baldwin), Aspen Barker (Abraham Baldwin), and Hannah Stephens (West Georgia Tech).

Weekly Schedule BASE

 Thursday, Nov. 10

~ HCMS Wrestling vs. Callaway/Carrollton (5:00 PM)

~ Lady Braves varsity basketball scrimmage at Lagrange (6:00 PM)

~ Braves varsity basketball scrimmage at Lagrange (7:30 PM)

Friday, Nov. 11

~ HCHS Varsity Football Playoffs @ Rockmart (7:30 PM)

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