May 4, 2016

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/04/16)

(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 … [Read more...]

Local Special Olympics Spring Games

(Centralhatchee/Times~Journal) -- It was a beautiful day and the weather was perfect on Tuesday, April 26 as the crowd cheered for the athletes at the Heard County Special Olympics Local Spring Games Long Distance Walking/Running Competition. In the opening ceremony Centralhatchee Mayor, Barbie Crockett welcomed all to the event. Cody Meeks from Antioch … [Read more...]

Sweet 16 State Playoff Preview: Braves at Lamar Co.

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Braves will travel to Barnesville to take on the Lamar County Trojans in the second round (Sweet 16) best-of-three series of the 2016 GHSA Class AA State Baseball Playoffs. The series will begin with a doubleheader on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. with each team needing two wins to advance to the Elite-8. If the teams split … [Read more...]

Braves advance to Sweet 16

(Social Circle,GA) -- The Braves battled back from a painful loss in game one of a doubleheader Friday to knock off the Social Circle Redskins in round one of the GHSA Class AA playoffs. After dropping game one 8-7 on a walk-off base hit, coach Trent Bianco's squad persevered and won the nightcap of the twin bill 10-3 and Saturday afternoon's rubber game … [Read more...]

Shelnutt tabbed for All-Star Showcase in Rome

(Rome, GA) — Heard High senior catcher Anna Shelnutt was selected this week to compete in the 2016 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Softball Showcase this summer in Rome, GA. The GACA All-Star Softball Showcase is held each June as the culmination of the outstanding careers of many of the top players from around the state. Players were … [Read more...]

State Playoff Preview: Braves at Social Circle

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Braves will travel to Social Circle to take on the Redskins in the first round best-of-three series of the 2016 GHSA Class AA State Baseball Playoffs. The series will begin with a doubleheader on Friday at 4:00 p.m. with each team needing two wins to advance to the Sweet 16. If the teams split Friday's doubleheader, the two … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (04/27/16)

(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 … [Read more...]

Sports Physicals at HHS

(Franklin) -- Sports physicals will be done at the high school this Thursday, April 28. If any student is planning on trying out, playing a sport, or just needs a physical for any sport for the next school year they can take advantage of this convenient and affordable physical. The cost is only $10 and the physicals will be done during the school day which … [Read more...]

2016 Future Braves Wrestling Camp

2016 Future Braves Wrestling Camp June 20-23, 2016 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Heard High School Gymnasium Ages 6 & up $ 40 – 1 child $ 65 – 2 children $ 75 – 3 children Each child will receive a camp T-shirt! Sign up at the Heard County Recreation Department! Any questions please contact the Heard County Recreation Department or contact Heard … [Read more...]

Braves spoil perfect season for rival Red Devils

(Bowdon, GA) -- The Braves needed two wins on Saturday at juggernaut Bowdon to earn a No. 2 seed and home-field advantage in this week's state playoffs. They would come up on the short end of a 5-1 decision in game one, but they bounced back in a big way in the final regular season game to spoil a potential undefeated campaign for the rival Devils. The … [Read more...]