August 18, 2018

Football Preview: Braves @ Lagrange

Heard Co. Braves @ Lagrange Grangers WHEN: Friday, August 17 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Callaway Stadium ADDRESS: 801 Dallis St, LaGrange, GA 30240 DIRECTIONS: Click here for a map and directions RECORDS: Braves (0-0, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Grangers (0-0, 0-0 in Region 5-AAAA) HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (129-57 in his 17th season with the Braves), Grangers … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/15/18)

(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...]

Saturday in the Park

“Saturday in the Park” (a pageant open to all girls ages 1 to 18) Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm Heard County Middle School Gym  Six Queen Divisions (divisions may vary based on participation) Ages 1-4: Itsy Bitsy Queen (may be escorted by one parent) Grades K-1: Tiny Miss Grades 2-3: Little Miss Grades 4-5: Junior Miss Grades 6-8: Miss … [Read more...]

Lady Braves sweep at Callaway Tourney

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves traveled to Shuford Fields in Lagrange Saturday where they scored two big shutout wins over Troup County teams at the annual Callaway Tournament. Coach Matt Hornby's squad were impressive in both an 11-0 win over Troup County High School and a 12-0 victory over Lagrange. Coupled with the high powered offensive effort was … [Read more...]

Heard County Hall of Fame inducts 10 new members

(Franklin, GA) -- Ten new members were honored by being placed into the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Friday prior to the Braves scrimmage game versus Alexander. Friends and family members of each honoree were present as the esteemed members of the second class were officially inducted into the Hall at the HCHS school cafeteria Friday afternoon before … [Read more...]

HCHS Athletic Director honored with Program Dedication

(Franklin, GA) -- Each year, the Heard County Football Program picks out one special person to honor and to dedicate the upcoming football season. It is an annual tradition that has allowed Heard County High School to say thank you for the hard work and support of many well-deserving people. The 2018 dedication took place prior to Friday night's varsity … [Read more...]

3 Lady Braves blast first homers in opener

(Villa Rica, GA) -- Heard County fans that made the trip to Villa Rica High School Thursday evening were treated to a fun night of softball as the Lady Braves scored an exciting 12-10 win over the Wildcats in the 2018 season opener. The impact of the talented young freshmen players was felt immediately with big offensive performances from third baseman … [Read more...]

Playoff Rematches Highlight Braves Football Schedule

(Franklin, GA) -- With summer workouts and the annual Iron Brave competition in the books, the 2018 edition of the Heard County Braves football team took the field Friday night for a full contact practice in front of a large crowd during 'Midnight Madness.' Despite the loss to graduation of elite starters Emory Jones and Jaden Moreland, the Braves return … [Read more...]

Deep young roster for 2018 Lady Braves

(Franklin, GA) -- Coach Matt Hornsby and a new look Heard County Lady Brave varsity softball team have put in quite a lot of work this summer preparing for the upcoming 2018 regular season that begins this week with a Thursday road game at Villa Rica. After making the trip to the Class AA Elite 8 for five straight seasons, a young 2017 team with only two … [Read more...]

8th Annual ‘Midnight Madness’ kicks off Brave season this Friday night

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Brave fans will be able to get their first official glimpse at the 2018 edition of the Heard County football team this Friday night, August 3, when the team hosts the 8th Annual 'Midnight Madness' event at HHS. Open to all Brave fans, the event will kick off with a corn hole tournament at 8:30 PM ($20 per team and winners get … [Read more...]