December 10, 2016

Several Braves slated to compete in GA Southwest Bowl

(Powder Springs, GA) -- Brave head coach Tim Barron will trek to McEachern High School in Powder Springs, GA next Saturday to participate in the Georgia Southwest Bowl, one of four high school all-star games to take place that day. Barron will be the head coach of the Titans' squad featuring players from Carroll, Douglas, and Heard Counties. Coach Shane … [Read more...]

Local Special Olympics Bowling Tournament

(Newnan, GA) -- Heard County Special Olympics Athletes competed in a Local Bowling Tournament at Junction Lanes in Newnan recently. There were smiles, laughs, and even some friendly competition that could be heard throughout the bowling alley. In the first game, veterans Tonya Hull and Dennis Shaw went neck and neck through the whole game. In the end, … [Read more...]

Braves sweep visiting Tigers

(Franklin) -- The Brave varsity basketball teams scored a sweep for the third straight time Tuesday night with both the boys and girls teams taking down the Randolph County Tigers in Franklin. Seniors Jordarius Foster and Kimberly Harris continued to light up the scoreboard as they have all season long. Foster led the Braves (4-1) with 20 points and … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Charity Basketball Game Benefits Needy Children

(Franklin, GA) -- The third annual 'Toys for Tots' Charity Basketball Game was played last Saturday night with the Heard High School. Teachers and staff from HCHS took on the Public Safety team featuring members from the Franklin City Police Department and Heard County Sheriff's Office along with members of the Heard County Fire and Emergency Services. For … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (12/06/16)

(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 off to best start in eight years

(Carrollton, GA) -- Head coach Keith Simmons and the Brave varsity boys basketball team improved to 3-1 with a convincing 76-56 win over Central of Carrollton Saturday afternoon. The 3-1 start is the team's best record through four games since 2008 and the new got even better with the return of stand-out athlete Emory Jones who stepped onto the court for … [Read more...]

Braves sweep OLM Bobcats on the road

(Fairburn, GA) -- Both the Braves and Lady Braves varsity basketball teams returned to the hard court Tuesday night following the holiday week and both scored hard-fought wins over a Class A private school in Our Lady of Mercy from Fayette County. The Braves moved to 2-1 on the season under first year coach Keith Simmons after 49-42 win that was a close … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (11/29/16)

(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...]

Harris, Bennett lead way in Region 5-AA postseason softball awards

(Franklin) -- The 2016 Region 5-AA Champion Lady Braves softball team earned numerous spots on the All-Region 5-AA team recently. The All-Region 5-AA squad was voted on in a collaborative post-season effort by the region coaching staffs. Leading the way for the Lady Braves were senior outfielder Ally Harris and sophomore pitcher Haley Bennett. Ally Harris … [Read more...]

Lady Braves hold off Bowdon

(Mount Zion, GA) -- While most of their classmates began enjoying a week off from classes, the Lady Braves were back at work in Mount Zion where they faced off against the rival Bowdon Red Devilettes in game two of the Thanksgiving Shootout at Mount Zion in Carroll County. In a tight back-and-forth affair, the Lady Braves just edged the Devilettes 42-39 … [Read more...]