August 24, 2016

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

(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 … [Read more...]

Braves rally late to upend Hornets in season opener

(Atlanta, GA) -- Junior quarterback Emory Jones and the Heard County Braves offense punched the ball into the end zone with just 1:16 to play at Lakewood Stadium Thursday night to complete a wild fourth quarter comeback 22-19 win over a much-improved South Atlanta Hornet squad. The 2016 edition of the Braves overcame numerous obstacles before rallying from … [Read more...]

HHS Football Preview: Braves at South Atlanta

Heard Co. Braves @ South Atlanta Hornets WHEN: Thursday Night @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Lakewood Stadium ADDRESS: 70 Claire Dr., Atlanta, GA 30301 DIRECTIONS: Click here for directions RECORDS: Braves (0-0, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Hornets (0-0, 0-0 in Region 6-AA) HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (110-51 in his 15th season with the Braves), Hornets — Brad … [Read more...]

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

(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 … [Read more...]

Lady Braves sweep Rival Rumble

(Franklin, Ga) -- The Lady Braves varsity softball team swept Bremen and Bowdon at the first annual 'Rival Rumble' in Franklin Saturday. The trio of rivalry round robin games all proved to be close well-played softball games between the former Region 5-AA foes. In the first game of the day, the Lady Braves edged Bremen 5-3 behind freshman Katelyn Jiles who … [Read more...]

Lady Brave notches first career homer in loss to Cats

(Villa Rica, GA) -- The Lady Braves came up on the short end of a shootout Wednesday at Villa Rica falling to the Wildcats 12-10 in the season opener for the Carroll County school. After falling behind early, the Lady Braves kept battling all game long with a huge output at the plate. Senior Hannah Sanders led the way with two homers, three RBI's, and four … [Read more...]

Lady Braves drop opener at Central

(Carrollton, GA) -- The new look Lady Braves softball team traveled to Central Tuesday afternoon to open the season versus the Central Lions. The Lions won the game 7-1 behind a superb performance from pitcher Emily Williams who allowed just an unearned run and one base hit over seven innings. She struck out 16 Lady Braves. The Lady Braves opened the … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/09/16)

(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 … [Read more...]

Braves outlast Grangers in early scrimmage

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Brave Nation traveled to Lagrange Friday night to take on the Lagrange Grangers in a very early scrimmage and outlasted the Class AAAA Grangers 20-13 after a big defensive stop on fourth down by the junior varsity Braves defense with under 15 seconds to play in the game. The Brave varsity squad looked sharp in the first half and for a … [Read more...]

2016 Iron Brave Winners

(Franklin, GA) -- Summer football workouts culminated last week with the 9th annual 'Iron Brave' competition and the competition was once again stiff. The traditional competition is a combined athletic and weight-lifting event that is the product of the many hours of effort and hard work by both coaches and players during the summer. Iron Brave events … [Read more...]