April 25, 2017

Braves advance 10 athletes to GSHA Sectionals

(Franklin, GA) -- Seven girls and three boys from the Braves' varsity track teams will be competing at the GHSA Class AA Track and Field Sectionals in Calhoun, GA this Saturday, April 29 after earning spots during the Region 5-AA Track finals held at HCMS last week. The Lady Braves (123 team points) claimed a strong second place in the region finishing … [Read more...]

Special Olympics Athletes Compete at Mt. Zion High School

(Carroll County, GA) -- Heard County Special Olympians competed against Carroll County athletes in the Spring Invitational Track and Field Meet and brought home colorful ribbons in several events. Winners in their respective divisions and age groups were as follows: Nigel Echols – 3rd in 50 Meter Run, Zack Thornton – 2nd in 50 Meter Run and 1st in Standing … [Read more...]

Braves blast Central in regular season finale

(Carrollton, GA) -- The Braves ended a five game losing streak with a big 12-5 win at Central Friday afternoon to close out the regular season. It was an important win momentum wise for the team as they embark on the postseason next Friday at home versus Pepperell. The Braves finished the season with a solid 18-10 record and could be contenders for the … [Read more...]

Braves honor seniors at Alford Field

(Franklin) -- The Braves baseball team celebrated their six senior players prior to last Tuesday's home game versus Whitefield Academy at Alford Field. The No. 2 seeded Braves from Region 5-AA are set for the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs this week where they will host the No. 3 seeded Pepperell Dragons from Region 7-AA. The teams will square off in a … [Read more...]

HCHS Youth Summer Basketball Camp

(Franklin) — Heard County High School will host a Summer Basketball Camp at HHS from May 22-23, 2017. The camp will last from 9:00 a.m. until noon each day. The $35 registration fee includes a t-shirt for each participant. The camp is open to boys and girls from ages 7 to teenagers entering the 9th grade. Sign up available at the front office at Heard … [Read more...]

Lady Braves slay Dragons en route to Sweet 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves tennis team narrowly defeated the Pepperell Dragons 3-2 Wednesday afternoon in Franklin to advance to the GHSA Class AA Sweet 16 next week. It's the second straight season the girls have advanced to the second round of the tournament and with a win next week they could make history by advancing farther than any male or … [Read more...]

Times-Georgian profiles All-Area Coach Keith Simmons

Article written by Corey Cusick and courtesy of The Times-Georgian (Carrollton, GA) -- Keith Simmons felt like he had something special on his hands. But becoming the third different head coach in three years for the Heard County High School boys' basketball program, it was a matter of earning and maintaining the trust of players that were hungry for … [Read more...]

Cavs take game one of big series

(Franklin, GA) -- A big first inning by the visiting Callaway Cavaliers put the Braves in too big of a hole to come back from Tuesday afternoon in the first game of a three game series for the Region 5-AA baseball title. The Cavs put eight runs on the board in the top of the first and went on to win game one 11-1 in five innings. Of the eight runs allowed … [Read more...]

Region Champs! Brave tennis nets both titles

(Franklin, GA) -- The Brave tennis program walked away with both region titles (male and female) Tuesday afternoon as Heard High hosted the Region 5-AA Tennis Championships. Leading the way were the Lady Braves who ousted Callaway 5-0 in the finals to earn the first ever Region Championship for the girls. No. 1 singles player Melissa Collins led the charge … [Read more...]

Jordarius Foster named Times-Georgian All-Area MVP

Article written by Corey Cusick and courtesy of The Times-Georgian (Carrollton, GA) -- Jordarius Foster is living proof that old school is still cool. The Heard County High School senior forward brought a throwback theme to the otherwise perimeter-oriented ways of the world this winter. And not only did it make for a blast from the past in style of play, … [Read more...]