April 29, 2017

Braves sweep Dragons to land in Sweet 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves swept the visiting Pepperell Dragons at Alford Field Friday to earn a spot in next week's GHSA Class AA Sweet 16 for the third straight season. The scoreboard was identical in both wins as the Braves edged the Dragons by a 4-3 final in each contest and as the score would indicate neither came easy -- especially a nightcap which … [Read more...]

Disqualified effort by injured runner inspires track team

(Franklin, GA) -- After straining her right quadriceps muscle in  the first leg of the 4 x 100 relay during the Region 5-AA Championship finals last Thursday, Macey Freeman knew her season and high school track career would end that day. Despite that knowledge, the senior Lady Brave would still go onto to make a huge impact on her team that day when she … [Read more...]

State Playoff Baseball Preview: Braves vs. Pepperell

(Franklin) — The Heard County Braves (18-10) will host the Pepperell Dragons (13-16) in the first round best-of-three series of the 2017 GHSA Class AA State Baseball Playoffs. The series will begin with a doubleheader on Friday at 4:30 p.m. with each team needing two wins to advance to the Sweet 16. If the teams split Friday’s doubleheader at Alford Field, … [Read more...]

HCHS Prom Night Senior Walk (Video)

(Carrollton, GA) -- Heard County High School held its 2016-2017 Junior-Senior Prom last Saturday night at the Maple Street Mansion in Carrollton. See the video of the 'Senior Walk' above courtesy of Penny Hood and Heard High. … [Read more...]

Braves advance 10 athletes to GSHA Sectionals

(Franklin, GA) -- Seven girls and three boys from the Braves' varsity track teams will be competing at the GHSA Class AA Track and Field Sectionals in Calhoun, GA this Saturday, April 29 after earning spots during the Region 5-AA Track finals held at HCMS last week. The Lady Braves (123 team points) claimed a strong second place in the region finishing … [Read more...]

Special Olympics Athletes Compete at Mt. Zion High School

(Carroll County, GA) -- Heard County Special Olympians competed against Carroll County athletes in the Spring Invitational Track and Field Meet and brought home colorful ribbons in several events. Winners in their respective divisions and age groups were as follows: Nigel Echols – 3rd in 50 Meter Run, Zack Thornton – 2nd in 50 Meter Run and 1st in Standing … [Read more...]

Braves blast Central in regular season finale

(Carrollton, GA) -- The Braves ended a five game losing streak with a big 12-5 win at Central Friday afternoon to close out the regular season. It was an important win momentum wise for the team as they embark on the postseason next Friday at home versus Pepperell. The Braves finished the season with a solid 18-10 record and could be contenders for the … [Read more...]

Braves honor seniors at Alford Field

(Franklin) -- The Braves baseball team celebrated their six senior players prior to last Tuesday's home game versus Whitefield Academy at Alford Field. The No. 2 seeded Braves from Region 5-AA are set for the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs this week where they will host the No. 3 seeded Pepperell Dragons from Region 7-AA. The teams will square off in a … [Read more...]

HCHS Youth Summer Basketball Camp

(Franklin) — Heard County High School will host a Summer Basketball Camp at HHS from May 22-23, 2017. The camp will last from 9:00 a.m. until noon each day. The $35 registration fee includes a t-shirt for each participant. The camp is open to boys and girls from ages 7 to teenagers entering the 9th grade. Sign up available at the front office at Heard … [Read more...]

Lady Braves slay Dragons en route to Sweet 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves tennis team narrowly defeated the Pepperell Dragons 3-2 Wednesday afternoon in Franklin to advance to the GHSA Class AA Sweet 16 next week. It's the second straight season the girls have advanced to the second round of the tournament and with a win next week they could make history by advancing farther than any male or … [Read more...]