September 25, 2017

Walk-off lifts Lady Braves over Wildcats

(Franklin, GA) -- A walk-off double by sophomore Hannah Holden in the bottom of the eighth inning scored senior Brittany Scarborough and gave the home squad Lady Braves an impressive 6-5 win over Villa Rica Saturday afternoon. The game was a back-and-forth affair throughout and a signature win for the young Lady Braves over a strong Class AAAAA … [Read more...]

Wolves notch Homecoming win over Albany State

(Carrollton/ -- The return to University Stadium was a positive one as the Wolves returned to the win column with a 48-16 thumping of Albany State on Homecoming at University Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The offense clicked on all cylinders for much of the game as David Dean’s offense put up 509 yards of total offense, 300 plus yards more … [Read more...]

Braves turn away Tigers in region opener

(Temple, GA) -- The Heard County Braves scored an impressive 35-14 road win over a much improved Temple Tiger squad to open Region 5-AA play at Rogers Stadium Friday night. The Tigers battled hard during the first half backed by a huge home crowd and only trailed 7-0 at the half before the Braves jumped out to a 21-0 lead after the third quarter. The … [Read more...]

Lady Braves pick up 16th straight region win

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team knocked off a game Callaway squad 7-3 Thursday in Lagrange as the team extended it's Region 5-AA winning streak to 16 games. The last Region 5-AA loss for Coach Matt Hornsby's squad came in a 3-2 regular season loss to Bremen on October 1, 2015. Thursday's win over the Cavs didn't come easy for the Lady … [Read more...]

Region 5-AA Preview: Braves at Temple

Heard Co. Braves @ Temple Tigers THEME: 'American' Night -- All Brave fans are encouraged to wear Red, White, and Blue WHEN: Friday, Sept. 22 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Temple High School (589 Sage St., Temple, GA 30179) RADIO COVERAGE: Live broadcast on Great Classics 98.9 RECORDS: Braves (4-1, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Tigers (3-1, 0-0 in Region 5-AA) HEAD … [Read more...]

Under Armour celebrates Jones’ All-America Game selection at HHS

(Franklin, GA) -- Senior Heard County Brave quarterback and four star recruit Emory Jones was presented his Under Armour All-America Game jersey on Wednesday morning in front of a crowd of his classmates, coaches and family members at Heard High. Jones, considered the third-best dual-threat quarterback and No. 36 prospect overall in the country, is one of … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (09/20/17)

(Franklin) — Each week during the sports season, 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...]

8U Braves shut down Devils in youth opener

(Franklin, GA) -- The 8u Heard County Recreation Department Braves football team opened the regular season Saturday with a 29-0 win over Bowdon at Staples Stadium. Brody Buc Cofield put the Braves on top early scoring on a 60-yard scamper on the 3rd play of the game. After a quick three and out on defense, the Braves scored again on a 65-yard run by Zach … [Read more...]

Braves blast Lions in Carrollton

(Carrollton, GA) -- The Heard County Braves closed out the non-region schedule in impressive fashion Friday night, clobbering the Central Lions 42-21 on the road in a game not nearly as close as the final score would indicate. A potent and balanced Brave offensive attack exploded for 479 yards of total offense as the Braves built a 42-0 lead midway through … [Read more...]

Friday Night Preview: Braves @ Central Lions

Heard Co. Braves vs. Central (Carrollton) WHEN: Friday, Sept. 15 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Roy Richards Memorial Stadium at Central High School ADDRESS/DIRECTIONS: 113 Central Rd, Carrollton, GA 30116 (Directions/Map) RADIO: B92.1 Country Game of the Week/ Tailgate Show begins at 5:00 PM RECORDS: Braves (3-1, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Lions (2-1, 0-0 in Region … [Read more...]