December 21, 2014

Braves knock off Blue Devils; Lady Braves land in Classic Final


(Villa Rica, GA) -- After an 0-4  start to the season, the boys varsity Braves basketball team bounced back Friday night in Carroll County as a strong second half comeback gave the Braves a 53-48 win over Bremen in round two of the SMI Carroll County Christmas Classic contested at Villa Rica High School. The win was an overall team effort with no single … [Read more...]

Lady Braves advance at Christmas Classic


(Villa Rica, GA) -- The Lady Braves varsity basketball team advanced in the winner's bracket at round one of the SMI Carroll County Christmas Classic Thursday night with a 39-29 win over the Villa Rica Lady Wildcats. Madison Whitehead led the Lady Braves in scoring with 12 points, Jordan Watson had 11 and Cali Harrod finished with six. The win earned Coach … [Read more...]

Tomahawk Talk (12/16/14)

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(Franklin) -- After a short break, I am back with the another edition of Tomahawk Talk. We have had a great start to out winter sports seasons. Basketball and wrestling are now going full speed with games and matches going on each week. Our teams have been working hard and playing even harder. Our boy’s basketball team has gotten off to a hot start. They … [Read more...]

HCPR Pre-Season Basketball Tournament


(Franklin) -- The Heard County Recreation Department will be hosting a Pre-Season basketball tournament on December 17th, 18, 19th and 20th. The tournament will include teams from Heard County, Troup County, Hogansville, Bowdon, Mt. Zion, and Carroll County with teams in the following age groups: 8U Boys, 10U Girls, 10U Boys, and 12U Boys. The 12U Boys … [Read more...]

Matt Brown headlines Brave All-Region Selections

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(Franklin) -- The Region 5-AA Coaches voted for the 2014 All-Region Teams this week and several members of the Braves' state quarterfinal team were honored. Headlining the selections was junior Matt Brown who was named as the 2014 Defensive Player of the Year. Brown amassed numerous quality defensive stats during the season including setting a modern Brave … [Read more...]

Lions Sweep Braves

Senior Elijah Toney led the Braves with 19 points in Tuesday's 72-55 loss to the lions

(Franklin) -- The Braves basketball teams were swept Tuesday night at HHS by the visiting Central Lions with the varsity boys falling 72-55 and the varsity Lady Braves falling 50-36. In the boys game, Coach Philip Manning's squad put up a solid effort and led at the half 29-27 before the Lions pulled away with a 24-12 run in the third quarter. Senior … [Read more...]

Middle Braves off to Scorching Start

Connor Nut had 14 points in Thursday's 51-43 road win over Bay Springs

(Franklin) -- The HCMS boys basketball team are off to a scorching start to the regular season after knocking off their first three opponents last week including a surprising win over a strong Bay Springs team on Thursday where Alijah Huzzie scored 21 points including an HCMS record six 3-point baskets in the 51-43 win. The eighth-grader Huzzie has been a … [Read more...]

Wolves Advance to National Semi-Final


(Carrollton, GA/via - The West Georgia Wolves never trailed at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium Saturday afternoon in Valdosta, Ga., using a smothering second half defensive effort to power their way to a 31-17 victory over Valdosta State in the NCAA Division II Quarterfinals. The win advances the Wolves to the national semifinals, as UWG will face … [Read more...]

Lady Braves tally first win under Akins


(Franklin) -- The Lady Braves basketball team charged into the win column Friday night at HHS with a 57-39 win over the Greenville Lady Patriots. It was a game closer than the final score would indicate as the two squads battled hard all night before the Lady Braves pulled away in the final quarter. The win was the first under new head coach Helen Akins … [Read more...]

UWG in NCAA Quarterfinals


(Carrollton, GA/via -- For just the second time in program history, a sport other than basketball will be playing in December, as the West Georgia Wolves roll into the NCAA Quarterfinals this Saturday. The Wolves will take on the Valdosta State Blazers in Valdosta at noon on Saturday, with a trip to the semifinals on the line. • This is … [Read more...]