April 24, 2014

Special Olympics Track and Field Meet


HEARD COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS HEARD COUNTY ATHLETES TO COMPETE IN INVITATIONAL TRACK AND FIELD MEET HOSTED BY COWETA COUNTY NEWNAN HIGH SCHOOL NEWNAN, GA APRIL 30, 2014 Raindates: May 1st, 2nd, and 5th 9:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. All parents and any community volunteers are invited to attend.  Please call the Heard Elem. School (706) 675-3687 or Heard … [Read more...]

Levi Brown dominates MVP Camp

Levi Feature

(Hampton, GA) -- Heard County Braves junior offensive lineman Levi Brown was relatively unknown before he participated in last Sunday's 2014 MVP Camp at Lovejoy High School in Hampton but after all was said and done he was the focus of college football recruiting conversations all over the southeast after being named as the Top Overall Performer at the … [Read more...]

Silent Auction raises over $26K

HHS Athletic Director with $500 raffle winner Robin Cantrell

(Franklin) -- The 7th Annual Heard County Braves Athletic Booster Club Silent Auction took place Saturday, March 22 in the Heard High School cafeteria.  A catered dinner provided by the Little Hawaiian restaurant in Carrollton was served up by Chef Tillman and the culinary arts department and was followed up by the always interesting process of auctioning … [Read more...]

Heard County Special Olympics Local Spring Games

Special Olympics Walk

(Franklin) -- Friday, March 21, turned out to be the perfect day for some wonderful Heard County Special Olympics athletes. Students met at the Chattahoochee Greenway Walking Trail in Franklin for the Long Distance Walking/Running Competition. Chief Kevin Hannah of the Franklin Police Department welcomed everyone at the Opening Ceremonies. Minister Keith … [Read more...]

7th Annual Silent Auction Saturday Night


(Franklin) -- The 7th Annual Heard County Athletic Booster Silent Auction will take place Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Heard High School Cafeteria (Doors open at 5:30). All proceeds from this event will go to support Heard High School athletics. Tickets are $50 each which includes admission to the auction, a very nice dinner, and a raffle … [Read more...]

Back-to-Back: Seniors power Braves to another State Crown

Senior Austin James performs the power clean as Coach Rich Fendley spots from behind. James won the state title in the 141-150 pound class

(Louisville, GA) -- The Heard County Braves weightlifting team traveled to Jefferson County High School in Louisville over the weekend in hopes of defending their title as GACA Class AA State Champions of a year ago and they did just that in a big way scoring 80 points to finish well ahead of second place Vidalia who finished with 60 points. Four senior … [Read more...]

Two locals place at Special Olympics Masters Bowling Tournament

Dennis Tonya

(Newnan, GA) - Tonya Hull and Dennis Shaw competed recently in the Masters Bowling Tournament at Junction Lanes held in Newnan earlier this month. On lane number 11, Tonya Hull scored 94 points for the day and was awarded the 2nd place trophy. She showed great sportsmanship as she defeated athletes from Fayette County and Coweta County. Vying for the … [Read more...]

Heard County Spelling Bee

2013-2014 photo

(Franklin) -- The Heard County School System held its System Spelling Bee on Tuesday February 18th at the Central Office in downtown Franklin. Winners from Centralhatchee Elementary, Ephesus Elementary, Heard Elementary, and Heard Middle competed for the title of top speller in Heard County Schools. After much competition Bella-Ann Roy  from Heard … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Coach Barron needs your help


Dear Heard County Citizens: I need your help. Over the past few years, our student athletes have given us so much to be proud of. Heck, we have had back to back region titles in football, and our Lady Braves have become not only the top softball program in the West Georgia area but one of the top programs of all classifications in the entire state. This … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department needs Silent Auction Sponsors

Braves HHS Logo

(Franklin) -- We are currently seeking sponsors for the annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for March 22nd at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and numerous prizes are given away including $5,000.00 dollars cash. This event is critical to our sports program and is the base for all … [Read more...]