January 19, 2020

Lady Braves win again, boys drop close battle with Cavs

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves stayed red hot Friday night with another Region 5-AA win at home over visiting rival Callaway. The Lady Braves steadily built a lead throughout the night leading by five after the first quarter, eight at the half, and 12 after three quarters in route to the 47-34 win. The win was the fifth straight for Coach Helen Akins … [Read more...]

Middle Braves sweep Eagles on 8th grade appreciation night

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Middle School honored its eight grade players with a between game ceremony at HCMS Thursday night. The teams each responded with big wins over Mt. Zion as the season enters the home stretch prior to playoff time. The Lady Braves knocked off the Eagles 50-16 behind another strong effort from Jayden Boykin. Boykin led the … [Read more...]

Cannon leads Braves to third region win

(Bremen, GA) -- The Heard County Braves scored another win over the Blue Devils Tuesday night in Bremen to improve the young squad's Region 5-AA record to 3-4. The solid 52-39 win gives the team a 4-2 record in their last six games as they enter the home stretch of the season. The Braves never trailed after the early moments in the game and took a 31-19 … [Read more...]

From Kay to Z! A stunning win for the Lady Braves

(Bremen, GA) -- The Lady Braves pulled off a stunning victory at Bremen Tuesday night when senior Morgan Kay found sophomore Zekylah "Z" Boyd on a long inbound pass allowing Boyd to score the game-winning bucket as time expired in the game. The huge play (see video below) broke a 41-41 tie after the Devils had just scored a big basket of their own to tie … [Read more...]

Alexandria Lambert wins Heard County Spelling Bee

(Franklin) -- The Heard County School System held its annual System Spelling Bee this morning at Heard County High School in Franklin. Winners from Centralhatchee Elementary, Ephesus Elementary, Heard Elementary, and Heard County Middle School competed for the title of top speller for Heard County Schools. After much competition, Alexandria Lambert from … [Read more...]

Lady Braves win big at Temple

(Temple, GA) -- The Lady Braves scored another big Region 5-AA win Saturday at Temple to set up an important road rematch at Bremen tomorrow night. The Lady Braves knocked off the Tigers 54-18 Saturday afternoon in a game that was moved up to a noon start to avoid the inclement weather that arrived in the West Georgia area Saturday evening. For the second … [Read more...]

Lady Braves hand Trojans first region loss in over two years

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves won a huge game over the two-time defending Region 5-AA Champion Lamar County Trojans Friday night at home. The Lady Braves came out with a hard-fought 40-35 win in a game that was extremely close throughout the second half of play. The Lady Trojans had not lost a region game since a one point loss to Callaway on January … [Read more...]

Braves outlast Trojans for big Region 5-AA win

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves notched another important Region 5-AA win Friday night in Franklin as they knocked off the visiting Lamar County Trojans by a final score of 58-56. The Braves got off to a good start in the first quarter before falling behind 36-29 and trailed for most of the second half before charging back to take the lead in the … [Read more...]

A ‘feline sweep’ for the Middle Braves

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School basketball teams scored home sweeps this week with wins over both the Villa Rica Wildcats and the Temple Tigers. Both were important league wins for the respective squads that will help in securing higher seeds come tournament time. The Lady Braves defeated the Villa Rica Wildcats on Tuesday by a final score … [Read more...]

Brave wrestlers compete at Callaway tourney

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Heard County Braves varsity wrestling team competed in a dual meet at Callaway High School last Saturday in Lagrange. The team is currently only fielding four wrestlers, but while unable to win dual matches, the tourney did allow for some good individual competition for each Brave participant. Senior Wyn Denney led the way going … [Read more...]