March 27, 2015

Barron Impresses at Nike Football Opening Regionals

Austin Barron

(Buford, GA) -- Heard County Brave running back Austin Barron competed with some of the top athletes in the Southeast at the Nike Football Opening Regionals held at Buford High School last Sunday. The recruiting Class of 2016 prospect finished with a Nike Football Rating in the top 10 out of almost 400 prospects who participated. Barron's rating was the … [Read more...]

Keagan Spradlin No-Hitter Leads Braves in Region 5-AA Opener

Keagan Spradlin no-hit the Panthers over five innings in Tuesday's 17-0 win

(Cusseta, GA) -- Junior Brave pitcher Keagan Spradlin tossed a no-hitter over five innings Tuesday night as the varsity Braves dominated the Chattahoochee County Panthers on the road in Cusseta to open the Region 5-AA baseball schedule. The Braves offense scored in every inning including one run in the first, three runs in both the second and third innings, … [Read more...]

Braves Clip Wolverines

Senior Zack Stephens had 3 hits and 3 steals in the 8-7 road win Wednesday

(Marietta, GA) -- A 3-run triple by Chandler Polk in the top of the fifth inning Wednesday helped lead the Braves varsity baseball team to an 8-7 road win over the Walker Wolverines. Polk's big hit scored Tristan Brown, Lee Kay, and Zack Stephens. Stephens also had a nice day at the plate with three hits and two runs scored. Brown added two hits and … [Read more...]

Harrod Selected for GACA All-Star Softball Showcase

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(Rome, GA) -- Heard High senior shortstop Cali Harrod was selected this week to compete in the 2015 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Softball Showcase this summer in Rome, GA. The GACA All-Star Softball Showcase is held each June as the culmination of the outstanding careers of many of the top players from around the state. Players were … [Read more...]

HCMS Boys Place 3rd at Invitational

Mack Smith (Discus Throw)

(Franklin) -- The boys track team at HCMS finished third in the 4th Annual Invitational Track meet held on March 7 at HCMS in Franklin. The team scored 124 points following second place Carrollton Junior High (177 points) and first place Auburn Junior High (236 points). "I am proud of our team as a whole. We lost quite a few kids to the high school last … [Read more...]

HCMS Braves Grab 2nd Place at Track Invitational

2nd Place HCMS Lady Braves

(Franklin) -- Heard County Middle School hosted the its 4th Annual Invitational Track Meet on Saturday, March 7 at HCMS. This year's edition featured a quality field of teams including Carrollton Junior High, Auburn Junior High(AL), Haralson County Middle School, Long Cane Middle School, in addition to the hosting HCMS Braves. Auburn Junior High walked … [Read more...]

HCMS Braves dominate Tigers

HCMS Bases

(Temple, GA) -- The Middle Braves baseball team traveled to Temple Thursday afternoon where they picked up another win dominating the Tigers 10-0 in five innings. Dale Thornhill started on the mound and pitched very well giving up no hits or runs in four innings of work. Collin Wright came on in relief tossing one inning while allowing just one hit. Wright … [Read more...]

Middle Braves Edge Wildcats

Jake Harrod pitched five innings in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Villa Rica allowing just one hit

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Middle School baseball team defeated the visiting Villa Rica Wildcats Tuesday by a final score of 3-2 at HCMS. Jake Harrod got his second win of the season on the hill tossing five innings while allowing only one hit and two unearned runs. Dale Thornhill again came on in relief to shut down the Cats for the last two innings. … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors

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(Franklin) -- We are currently seeking sponsors for the 8th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for April 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash. Tickets are $50.00 each and may be purchased from any … [Read more...]

Diamond Braves Edge Wildcats in 18-17 Thriller

Brave second baseman Drew Wulff had the huge walk-off hit as the team rallied from three runs down in the bottom of the 9th inning to defeat the Wildcats

(Franklin) -- The Braves varsity baseball team got a big first win of the season Wednesday night at HHS where they knocked off the visiting Villa Rica Wildcats 18-17 in thrilling extra-inning fashion on a walk-off game-winning single by Drew Wulff. Coach Trent Bianco's squad came from behind to defeat the Wildcats in an offensive showdown which featured 18 … [Read more...]