October 19, 2017

Lady Brave season ends at Rockmart

(Rockmart, GA) -- The 2017 softball season came to an end for the Lady Braves at Rockmart Wednesday as they were swept in a doubleheader by the No. 1 ranked team in the state by final scores of 12-0 and 17-2. The Lady Braves (14-16) knew the match-up versus the Yellow Jackets (31-2) would already be difficult but the challenge became even greater with the … [Read more...]

Star of 1978 World Series shares faith, advice with Lady Braves

(Franklin, GA) -- A former major league baseball player and one of the heroes for the 1978 World Champion New York Yankees spent some time with the Lady Brave middle and high school softball players at Heard County High School yesterday. Brian Doyle is a former infielder who played primarily as a second baseman for the New York Yankees and Oakland … [Read more...]

10U Braves notch big win over Blue Devils

(Franklin, GA) -- The 10U Braves football teamed earned their first win of the season Saturday when they defeated Bremen White by a final score of 29-6 at Staples Stadium. Ethan Tisdale led the way for the Braves with a huge day offensively. The 9-year-old rushed for over 200 yards and scored four touchdowns. He also added an extra point rush to go along … [Read more...]

Brave Nation 2017 Homecoming Week

(Franklin) — Heard County High School’s annual homecoming week celebration is this week and will feature several traditional events for both students and the local community. The homecoming football game will take place this Friday, October 20 when the Braves take on the Jordan Red Jackets. The theme for this year is “Nightmare on Main … [Read more...]

Braves Triumph in Epic War at Staples

(Franklin, GA) -- In high school locker rooms all around the nation Friday night, coaches told players all those things that coaches always say to try and inspire an underdog victory over bigger and more talented teams. In at least one of those locker rooms -- in Franklin, Georgia -- the players listened. The Heard County Braves pulled off one of the … [Read more...]

It’s THE Friday Night in Franklin! A Pulpwood Classic VI Preview

(Franklin, GA) -- The campus of Heard County High School will be abuzz today and tonight as the Braves host the arch rival Callaway Cavaliers in one of the most marquee Region 5-AA and state match-ups to ever be hosted at the campus. The anticipation for the rivalry battle has been high all week because it quite simply has everything you could want or … [Read more...]

Baby Brave Reunion: Movie in the Park

(Franklin, GA) -- IT'S REUNION TIME! All Baby Braves and their families are invited to join us for a movie in the park on Saturday, October 21 at 6:00 PM! The movie will begin at 7:00 PM. Please bring blankets and chairs. If you haven't signed up your child ages 0-3 for the Baby Brave program, please contact Jenny Googe at 706-675-3320 or via email at … [Read more...]

Lady Braves cruise past Panthers

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team made short work of the visiting Therrell Panthers from Region 6-AA in the first round of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs Wednesday afternoon in Franklin. The home squad dominated the over-matched Atlanta City school squad taking game one by a final score of 16-0 and game two by a final of 16-1.  Both contests … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (10/10/17)

(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...]

HHS Class of 1977 Reunion

(Franklin) -- The Heard County High School Class of 1977 will meet on Friday night, October 13 at 6:30 PM at the gate to Staples Stadium before the football game versus Callaway. The Class of 77 will also meet at Loco Mex on the Franklin Square at 6:00 pm Saturday night, October 14. All members of the Heard High Class of 1977 are encouraged to come! … [Read more...]