September 18, 2014

Lady Braves edge #2 ranked Vikings

Anna Catch

(Franklin) -- Jordan Watson pitched out of a bases loaded jam in the top of the seventh inning Tuesday night to secure perhaps the biggest win in school history as the Lady Braves knocked off the Northgate Lady Vikings 6-5 at HHS. The Vikings (12-4) entered the game ranked #2 in the state in Class AAAAA and sporting a five game winning streak while the Lady … [Read more...]

HCMS Cross Country Competes at Temple Meet


(Temple, GA) -- The HCMS Cross Country team traveled to Temple Monday for the first of three cross country meets they will participate in this week. The team had a good meet at Temple with many runners improving their times. Lily Langley scored a 5th place finish and Donta Dunson finished 10th. The squad coached by Melissa Nichol travels to Carrollton on … [Read more...]

Lady Braves Homecoming Week

Hattie Yarbrough and the JV Lady Braves defeated Carrollton 10-0 Monday afternoon

(Franklin) -- After playing almost exclusively on the road this season, the Lady Braves softball team will play at home for the next three days where they will host Northgate, Callaway, and Chattahoochee County. The Lady Braves have only played one of their first 19 games at Heard High School but will be at home for six of the last nine games on the regular … [Read more...]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (09/15/14)

The 2014 HCMS Lady Braves softball team host two games this week at HCMS versus Temple (Tuesday - 5:00) and Haralson County (Thursday - 5:00)

(Franklin) -- As we reach mid-September, we are getting into the heart of our division schedules. This is when we need to our athletes to reach down deep and continue to work hard in order to achieve our goal, a division championship. We had a great finish last week at HCMS with both the football and softball teams getting big division wins. Our football … [Read more...]

Braves lose Dunson to injury in first win


(Franklin) -- The Heard High Braves were able to overcome injuries to three crucial seniors Friday night and shutout the visiting South Atlanta Hornets 14-0 in the opening game at Staples Stadium. Standout seniors Levi Brown and Elijah Toney were able to play through their injuries at less than 100 percent but the big blow came early in the game when … [Read more...]

Middle Braves stifle Eagles 26-6

Alijah Huzzie (#4) connected with Kayo Bradfield (#12) for a huge TD pass with just one second to play in the first half in Thursday's 26-6 win over Mt. Zion

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Middle School football team broke into the win column at home Thursday afternoon where they downed the visiting Mt. Zion Eagles 26-6. The win moves the Middle Braves to 1-1 on the season after an opening game loss to Callaway two weeks ago. More importantly, the win moves the Braves to 1-0 in conference play with three more … [Read more...]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (09/10/14)


(Franklin) -- This is the first installment of HCMS Tomahawk Talk, a weekly newsletter providing insight and information about Heard County Middle School athletics. This is another way for us to communicate with the public about what’s going on with our sports teams and athletes. The 2014 football season gets into full swing this week when the Mt. Zion … [Read more...]

Watson’s 4 RBI’s leads Lady Braves over Cavs

Junior Jordan Watson allowed only one hit in Monday's 8-0 win and also drove in four runs at the plate

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team got back on the winning track Monday with an 8-0 shut-out of a much-improved Callaway Lady Cavaliers squad in Lagrange. Junior Jordan Watson led the way on the mound and at the plate. Watson allowed only one base hit in four innings of work before handing the ball over to sophomore Hattie Yarbrough who struck … [Read more...]

Lady Braves battle nationally-ranked Wolves

Anna Feature

(Kennesaw, GA) -- Head coach Matt Hornsby knew his varsity softball squad would face a huge challenge when he added the Buford Lady Wolves to the schedule several months ago and that was indeed just what he was aiming for, a chance for his girls to face the best competition out there. The Lady Braves traveled to Kennesaw State University Saturday afternoon … [Read more...]

Braves Upended by Cavs

Callaway 019

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Braves were unable to overcome a three touchdown halftime deficit to a strong Callaway squad in Lagrange Friday night dropping their second game of the season by a final score of 49-20 at Callaway Stadium. After two quick touchdowns in the first quarter by Callaway the game was halted for about 45 minutes for a lightning delay with … [Read more...]