December 8, 2016

Braves sweep visiting Tigers

(Franklin) -- The Brave varsity basketball teams scored a sweep for the third straight time Tuesday night with both the boys and girls teams taking down the Randolph County Tigers in Franklin. Seniors Jordarius Foster and Kimberly Harris continued to light up the scoreboard as they have all season long. Foster led the Braves (4-1) with 20 points and … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (12/06/16)

(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...]

Braves off to best start in eight years

(Carrollton, GA) -- Head coach Keith Simmons and the Brave varsity boys basketball team improved to 3-1 with a convincing 76-56 win over Central of Carrollton Saturday afternoon. The 3-1 start is the team's best record through four games since 2008 and the new got even better with the return of stand-out athlete Emory Jones who stepped onto the court for … [Read more...]

Braves sweep OLM Bobcats on the road

(Fairburn, GA) -- Both the Braves and Lady Braves varsity basketball teams returned to the hard court Tuesday night following the holiday week and both scored hard-fought wins over a Class A private school in Our Lady of Mercy from Fayette County. The Braves moved to 2-1 on the season under first year coach Keith Simmons after 49-42 win that was a close … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (11/29/16)

(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...]

Harris, Bennett lead way in Region 5-AA postseason softball awards

(Franklin) -- The 2016 Region 5-AA Champion Lady Braves softball team earned numerous spots on the All-Region 5-AA team recently. The All-Region 5-AA squad was voted on in a collaborative post-season effort by the region coaching staffs. Leading the way for the Lady Braves were senior outfielder Ally Harris and sophomore pitcher Haley Bennett. Ally Harris … [Read more...]

Lady Braves hold off Bowdon

(Mount Zion, GA) -- While most of their classmates began enjoying a week off from classes, the Lady Braves were back at work in Mount Zion where they faced off against the rival Bowdon Red Devilettes in game two of the Thanksgiving Shootout at Mount Zion in Carroll County. In a tight back-and-forth affair, the Lady Braves just edged the Devilettes 42-39 … [Read more...]

2016 Youth Winter Baseball Camp at HCHS

(Franklin) -- Head coach Trent Bianco and the Braves varsity baseball team will be hosting their annual Winter Baseball Camp from December 13-15, 2016 at Heard High School. The camp is open to grades K-8 and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. This is the third year the high school coaches have … [Read more...]

Lady Braves tame Lions at shootout

(Mount Zion, GA) -- The Lady Braves quickly bounced back from Thursday's home setback to Haralson County by scoring a solid win over the Central Lady Lions on day one of the 2016 Thanksgiving Shootout tournament Saturday afternoon at Mount Zion. The Lady Braves picked up the 37-29 victory with a solid defensive effort that limited the Lady Lions to just … [Read more...]

Braves upend Rebels 57-19

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves varsity boys basketball team moved to 1-1 on the season Thursday night as they defeated the visiting Haralson County Rebels by a final score of 57-19. The Braves dominated the game throughout after jumping out to a 10-0 lead to earn Coach Keith Simmons his first win as the team's new head coach. Senior Dekari Brewer led all … [Read more...]