August 24, 2017

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/22/17)

(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...]

Heard County Athletics inducts 17 into first Hall of Fame

(Franklin, GA) -- A star-studded lineup of athletes, coaches, and members of the community were inducted into Heard County High School's inaugural athletic Hall of Fame class last Friday prior to the season opening football win over South Atlanta. Over 200 friends and family members were present as the 17 esteemed members of the first class were … [Read more...]

Braves pound Hornets 42-16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves opened the regular season in impression fashion at home Friday night, dominating the visiting South Atlanta Hornets by a final score of 42-16 in the inaugural Hall of Fame game. The induction of seventeen Brave legends into the new Hall of Fame along with a festive pregame atmosphere set the stage for a fun night of football at … [Read more...]

Lady Braves bounce back at Lagrange

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team bounced back from a 7-0 home loss to Newnan with an exciting 8-6 extra inning win at Lagrange Thursday. The hard-fought win over the Grangers moves the team's record to 2-2 on the young season. Sydney Gay and Katelyn Jiles pitched Thursday for the Lady Braves who took an early 4-0 lead before the Grangers … [Read more...]

Hall of Fame Game Preview: South Atlanta @ Heard County

South Atlanta Hornets @ Heard Co. Braves WHAT: Hall of Fame Game (Pre-game Induction Ceremony at 6:30 PM) WHEN: Friday Night @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Staples Stadium ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217 RECORDS: Braves (0-0, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Hornets (0-0, 0-0 in Region 6-AA) HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (117-55 in his 16th season with the … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/16/17)

(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...]

Lady Braves split at Rival Rumble

(Bremen, GA) -- The Lady Braves varsity softball team opened the regular season with a close 4-3 walk-off loss to Bremen Saturday afternoon before bouncing right back to knock off Bowdon 10-3 at the second annual Rival Rumble. The Rival Rumble came about in 2016 after the three rival teams were moved into separate regions and classifications. The Lady … [Read more...]

Braves prepare for Hall of Fame opener following final scrimmage

(Douglasville, GA) -- The Braves closed out the preseason Friday night with a second scrimmage in as many weeks at Chapel Hill in Douglasville. The controlled scrimmage ended in a 14-14 tie after a scoreless second half of football featuring junior varsity players exclusively. Coach Tim Barron was pleased to get out of the scrimmage without any major … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/08/17)

(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...]

Braves usher in new season with scrimmage at Staples

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves varsity football team ushered in the 2017 season with an early home scrimmage versus Lagrange Friday night, outlasting the Grangers by a composite score of 26-14. The majority of the Brave Nation fans were clad in blue to honor freshman Granger, 14-year-old Nar’Quevious Tucker, who passed away tragically during a team function … [Read more...]