September 2, 2015

Canes Run Past Braves at Classic

Brave Senior Captains at Saturday Night's North-South Classic at Mercer University in Macon: Austin Barron (#23), Matt Brown (#21), Hunter Lane (#55), and Rad Brooks (#54)

(Macon, GA) --  The Braves put up a strong fight in the second North-South Classic Saturday night, but came away on the losing end of a 29-7 score against the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane. Head coach Tim Barron knew his team would face a difficult challenge against the South Georgia power ranked No. 2 by the AJC and picked by many to possibly win it all in … [Read more...]

Varsity Football Preview: Heard County vs. Fitzgerald


Heard County Braves vs. Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane WHEN: Saturday Night @ 8:00 PM WHERE: Five Star Stadium @ Mercer University ADDRESS:1327 Stadium Dr, Macon, GA 31207 DIRECTIONS: Click here for MapQuest directions to the game RECORDS: Purple Hurricane (1-0, 0-0 in Region 1-AA), Braves (0-0, 0-0 in Region 5-AA) HEAD COACHES: Hurricane – Jason … [Read more...]

Cavs upend Middle Braves in opener

HCMS Callaway 044

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School football team was defeated 46-24 by a strong Callaway squad in Thursday afternoon's opening regular season game in Lagrange. The Middle Cavs jumped out to a big lead early scoring a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage and led 32-0 at the half before the Braves battled back in the second half. Fullback … [Read more...]

JV Softball sweeps Tigers to remain unbeaten

Pitcher Katelyn Jiles

(Franklin) -- The JV Lady Braves softball team continued to show they are more than just the "little sisters" to the varsity team Wednesday as they again cruised to a home doubleheader sweep over Troup County to run their unbeaten record to 6-0 on the season. 8th-grader Katelyn Jiles continued her hot pitching in the circle during game one shutting out the … [Read more...]

Dinger Damage! Beyer, Shelnutt power Lady Braves over Cougars

Senior Anna Shelnutt blasted two homers in Monday's 6-4 varsity win over Newnan

(Franklin) -- The juggernaut Lady Braves softball team returned home for the first time this season Monday where they played host to the neighboring Newnan Lady Cougars from Class AAAAAA. A large crowd of fans would not be disappointed with the Lady Braves battling back from an early 4-1 deficit to defeat the Cougars 6-4 and extend the longest winning … [Read more...]

Watson Tames the Lions

Lady Brave senior pitcher Jordan Watson

(Carrollton, GA) -- Jordan Watson continued her dominant ways on the mound last week as the Lady Braves softball team edged the Central High School Lady Lions 1-0 Friday in a match-up of two of the strongest teams in West Georgia. Not only did Watson shut down the Lions on the hill she also provided the big offensive highlight of the day -- a long solo … [Read more...]

Brave teen battles back from Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Ally plays for the Mystics travel ball squad in the spring and summer

(Franklin, GA) -- Undoubtedly, the return of the 2014 State Champion Heard High School softball team to the diamond this season has been a welcome event for Brave fans throughout the county, but the return to the infield by one player is one of the inspiring stories of the fall sports season. Ally Harris, a product of the Ephesus community, has seen … [Read more...]

Braves play entire roster at final scrimmage

The Braves were leading 38-0 over Greenville Friday night at the half. The scoreboard was turned off for the second half.

(Franklin) -- The Braves varsity football team rolled over Greenville at last night's final scrimmage before next week's regular season opener versus Fitzgerald. The Braves scored early and often in the controlled scrimmage and in the process were able to play every kid in the program including the JV. The Braves led 31-0 after the first quarter and 38-0 … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department Honors Volunteer Couple

Friday night's Program Dedication (L-R): Coach Tim Barron, Athletic Director Shane Lasseter, Bonita and James Reed

(Franklin) -- The Braves athletic department honored James and Bonita Reed with the 2015 Program Dedication prior to last week's scrimmage with Alexander. For the last eight years, the couple were a vital part of the HHS athletic program. They started a parent group and ran concessions for baseball and football games. The yearly profit margin tripled after … [Read more...]

Lady Braves prevail at Classic

Hannah Stephens (#18) welcomes home Hannah Sanders (#17)

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Lady Braves traveled to Lagrange this weekend for the annual Callaway Classic softball tournament at the Shufford Field complex and for the third consecutive time went 5-0 knocking off several area teams including a surprisingly familiar opponent in Saturday afternoon's championship tilt. After downing Pool B opponents Lagrange 9-1 and … [Read more...]