January 18, 2017

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (01/17/17)

(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...]

Team efforts lead Brave teams over Jackets

(Franklin) -- The Heard High varsity basketball teams continued to roll Saturday night sweeping the visiting Red Jackets of Jordan on the home floor. The Braves knocked off the Jackets 60-43 while the Lady Braves won by a final score of 43-31. Each team has won four in a row and they currently share overall records of 14-4 and 4-0 in Region 5-AA … [Read more...]

Solid start for both Braves teams in region hoops

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High School boys and girls basketball teams continue to battle each other for the best record as each moved to 13-4 overall and 3-0 in region play Friday night with wins over Lamar County in Franklin. The girls, short-handed because of two injured senior starters, were able to overcome that to earn the 40-30 win over the … [Read more...]

Braves sweep Tigers on the road

(Temple, GA) -- The Brave varsity basketball squads returned to action Tuesday night on the road for every important region games at Temple High School and both were able to walk away with big wins. Coach Keith Simmons and the Braves (12-4, 2-0) knocked off the Tigers by a final score of 58-52 to move to 2-0 in Region 5-AA action and they now sit atop the … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (01/10/17)

(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...]

WGTC’S Pratt headed back to the pros

(Carrollton, GA) -- West Georgia Technical College Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach Todd Pratt has resigned to accept a position with the Miami Marlins organization, the College announced today. Pratt – the only baseball coach in Golden Knight history – has been leading the NJCAA Division I (GCAA) program since its inception in 2010 as a club … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (01/03/17)

(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 rally from 12 down to upset Callaway

(Lagrange, GA) -- Coach Keith Simmons and the Braves varsity basketball team pulled off an exciting 58-57 come from behind win at Callaway Tuesday night to open region play. The Braves (11-4, 1-0) came from 12 points down late in the third quarter behind a strong fourth quarter from senior Jordarius Foster and a hot night of long distance shooting from … [Read more...]

Braves open region basketball slate at rival Callaway

(Franklin) -- After dropping back-to-back games to Lagrange and Troup County Thursday and Friday at home, the Lady Braves will start 2017 with an important Region 5-AA opening road contest at Callaway Tuesday night. The back-to-back losses for the Lady Braves (10-4,0-0) were the first this season, and Coach Helen Akins hopes the timing could even turn into … [Read more...]

The Heard Citizen’s Top 16 Good News Stories of 2016

(Franklin) -- With the arrival of the year 2017, the Heard Citizen takes a look back at the best good news stories we reported on locally during the year 2016. This list was comprised based on several factors including number of views, comments, and shares not only at our website but also on our facebook page. We hope our readers enjoy this look back and … [Read more...]