December 6, 2019

Middle Braves 2-0 after win over Tigers

(Temple, GA) -- The HCMS boys basketball team moved to 2-0 on the young season Thursday with a 43-26 at Temple. A staunch defensive effort was key for the Braves as they allowed the Tigers to score just five first half points. The Braves led 23-5 at the half and 37-13 after three quarters before some of the younger guys saw significant minutes in the … [Read more...]

Middle Braves sweep Wildcats to open 2019-2020 hoop season

(Villa Rica, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School basketball season is officially underway after both teams earned decisive wins on the road versus the Villa Rica Middle School Wildcats. The defending small school champion Lady Braves won handily 44-7 and were never challenged in a rematch from last year's title game. The girls were especially dominant in … [Read more...]

Brave varsity basketball sweeps Oak Mountain

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams each scored big home opening wins over Oak Mountain Academy Tuesday night in Franklin. The Lady Braves won handily 51-22 to move to 1-1 on the young season, while the Braves gutted out a narrow 38-34 win to earn new head coach Derek Smith his first win as a varsity … [Read more...]

Brave football season ends at Pepperell

(Lindale, GA) -- The football season came to an end for the Heard County Braves last Friday night in a 27-7 road loss to the Pepperell Dragons. The Braves put up a strong fight on a cold and rainy night but could not overcome a strong defensive effort by the Dragons from Region 7-AA. A group of seniors led the way for a Brave defense that held the Dragons … [Read more...]

Heard County’s First Female Football Player

(Franklin, GA) -- The high school football season came to an end for the Heard County Braves last Friday night with a 27-7 loss at Pepperell in the first round of the state playoffs. One of the team members that took the loss very hard was a brand new player that only began playing the sport of football for the first time this season -- sophomore Ellen … [Read more...]

Hoop Season Underway at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2019-2020 basketball season got underway this week at Heard County High School as the Lady Braves traveled to Villa Rica Thursday for a tough season opener versus a Wildcat squad that finished as the State Runner-ups in Class AAAAA last season. The Lady Braves were battling some early season illness and injuries but fought hard in a … [Read more...]

GHSA Class AA State Playoff Preview: Heard County @ Pepperell

Heard Co. Braves @ Pepperell Dragons WHEN: Friday, November 15 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Pepperell High School ADDRESS: 3 Dragon Dr SE, Lindale, GA 30147 DIRECTIONS: RADIO: The game will be broadcast live with Casey Bass and Clay Harden on Great Classics 98.9 from Carrollton. Doug Stephens will have the play-by-play on WTRP 620 AM … [Read more...]

Late Devil rally shocks Braves on Senior Night

(Franklin, GA) -- What appeared to be a hard-fought Senior Night win for the Heard County Braves at Staples Stadium Friday night quickly turned into an upset loss to the rival Bremen Blue Devils. Junior Alex Boyd scored on a 21-yard touchdown scamper to give the Braves a 16-7 lead with just 3:35 to go in the game before the Blue Devils would answer with two … [Read more...]

8U Little Braves wrap up football season with big win

(Franklin, GA) -- The 8U Braves finished off a solid season on Saturday, November 2 at Staples Stadium with a 37-13 win over Carroll County Maroon in the C- Bracket Championship game of the First Annual Kenneth Farmer Bowl (formerly the Kiwanis Bowl). The 8U squad coached by Jay Endicott earned the spot in the title game by defeating Carroll County Silver … [Read more...]

Youth Winter Baseball Camp at HCHS

(Franklin) -- Head coach Trent Bianco and the Braves varsity baseball team will be hosting their annual Winter Baseball Camp from December 3-5, 2019 at Heard High School. The camp is open to grades K-8 and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. This is the sixth year the high school coaches have held … [Read more...]