February 17, 2018

Lady Brave season ends after OT thriller in Atlanta

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Lady Braves' 2017-2018 basketball season ended with a heartbreaking 53-49 overtime loss at KIPP Atlanta Collegiate Friday night. The win for the Warriors would not come easy as the No. 3 seeded Lady Braves (11-16, 8-5) from Region 5-AA fought tooth and nail with the No. 2 seed from the Atlanta city schools Region 6-AA. In fact, despite … [Read more...]

Brave Tennis Season off to a Strong Start

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2018 Brave varsity tennis team has a new head coach, but it's a familiar face in former standout Lady Brave player and 2010 HHS graduate Blake Alford. Alford takes over the program after being an assistant last year to the departed Coach Rich Fendley. The 2018 squad opened the season with a strong home effort versus Mount Zion … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (02/15/18)

(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...]

2018 Heard County High School Baseball Preview

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves varsity baseball team will take the field for the first time this season this afternoon when head coach Trent Bianco and his guys travel to Central of Carrollton for the 2018 regular season opener. The team will have a new look following the graduation of six talented and productive seniors that put together the … [Read more...]

Three Brave Grapplers Medal at Macon

(Macon, GA) -- The 2017-2018 Heard County High School wrestling season came to an end Saturday afternoon at the Centreplex in Macon with three individual Brave wrestlers placing in the top six of their respective weight classes in Class AA at the GHSA State Traditional Tournament finals. Thousands of spectators packed the Macon Centreplex for the three days … [Read more...]

Braves place 4th in Columbus

(Columbus, GA) -- The Braves will enter the GHSA Class AA state Tournament as a No. 4 seed following region tournament losses to Spencer and Temple in Columbus this week. The consolation game loss to Temple came by a close margin of 50-47 Friday, while the semifinal loss to the top-seeded host Greenwave on Thursday was buy a final score of 78-60. Alijah … [Read more...]

Lady Braves finish third at region tourney

(Columbus, GA) -- The Lady Braves bounced back with a 40-29 win over Spencer Friday to claim third pace at the Region 5-AA basketball tournament at Spencer High School in Columbus. The squad battled the Lady Cavs to the wire in Thursday's semifinal before falling 48-40 in a game that was close throughout. The Lady Braves led 20-19 at the half while … [Read more...]

Prolific season for Braves’ Alijah Huzzie

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves varsity basketball team will be competing in the Region 5-AA semifinals at 8:30 tonight in Columbus where they will battle top-seeded Spencer. Leading the way for the Braves will be junior point guard Alijah Huzzie, a player in the midst of one of the most prolific seasons in school history. According to head coach Keith … [Read more...]

National Signing Day: Braves moving up to collegiate level

(Franklin, GA) -- Two senior Brave football players signed letters of intent to play football at the next level Wednesday morning at Heard High School on National Signing Day. Cornerback/wide receiver Jaden Moreland is headed to Statesboro, Georgia to join the Eagles of Georgia Southern University. Jaden had an outstanding senior season and career as a … [Read more...]

Braves oust Cavs to earn spot at state

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves are headed back to the state playoffs. Following a come-from-behind 58-51 home win over rival Callaway Tuesday night, Coach Keith Simmons and his troops have secured a spot in the state playoffs for the second straight season. They to improve their seeding at those playoffs when they take on the top-seeded Spencer Greenwave in … [Read more...]