March 27, 2015

Barron Impresses at Nike Football Opening Regionals

Austin Barron

(Buford, GA) -- Heard County Brave running back Austin Barron competed with some of the top athletes in the Southeast at the Nike Football Opening Regionals held at Buford High School last Sunday. The recruiting Class of 2016 prospect finished with a Nike Football Rating in the top 10 out of almost 400 prospects who participated. Barron's rating was the … [Read more...]

Keagan Spradlin No-Hitter Leads Braves in Region 5-AA Opener

Keagan Spradlin no-hit the Panthers over five innings in Tuesday's 17-0 win

(Cusseta, GA) -- Junior Brave pitcher Keagan Spradlin tossed a no-hitter over five innings Tuesday night as the varsity Braves dominated the Chattahoochee County Panthers on the road in Cusseta to open the Region 5-AA baseball schedule. The Braves offense scored in every inning including one run in the first, three runs in both the second and third innings, … [Read more...]

WGTC Men’s Basketball Open Tryouts

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(Carrollton, GA) -- West Georgia Tech men's basketball coach Niki Okolovitch has announced that the program will hold two open tryouts – on April 18 and May 23. The tryouts will be held at Oak Mountain Academy, located at 222 Cross Plains Road in Carrollton. The tryout on April 18 will start at noon, and the tryout on May 23 will begin at 11 a.m. The … [Read more...]

Braves Clip Wolverines

Senior Zack Stephens had 3 hits and 3 steals in the 8-7 road win Wednesday

(Marietta, GA) -- A 3-run triple by Chandler Polk in the top of the fifth inning Wednesday helped lead the Braves varsity baseball team to an 8-7 road win over the Walker Wolverines. Polk's big hit scored Tristan Brown, Lee Kay, and Zack Stephens. Stephens also had a nice day at the plate with three hits and two runs scored. Brown added two hits and … [Read more...]

Harrod Selected for GACA All-Star Softball Showcase

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(Rome, GA) -- Heard High senior shortstop Cali Harrod was selected this week to compete in the 2015 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Softball Showcase this summer in Rome, GA. The GACA All-Star Softball Showcase is held each June as the culmination of the outstanding careers of many of the top players from around the state. Players were … [Read more...]

HCMS Boys Place 3rd at Invitational

Mack Smith (Discus Throw)

(Franklin) -- The boys track team at HCMS finished third in the 4th Annual Invitational Track meet held on March 7 at HCMS in Franklin. The team scored 124 points following second place Carrollton Junior High (177 points) and first place Auburn Junior High (236 points). "I am proud of our team as a whole. We lost quite a few kids to the high school last … [Read more...]

Glenloch Grist Mill 5K

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(Glenloch) -- The Glenloch Grist Mill 5k Race will return this year on Sunday May 3, 2015 at Glenloch Baptist Church. The event will kick off with a "Tot Trot" at 2:00 PM followed by the 5k Run/Walk at 2:30 PM. T-Shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered runners and a limited number of extras will be available on race day. Food and beverages will be … [Read more...]

HCMS Braves Grab 2nd Place at Track Invitational

2nd Place HCMS Lady Braves

(Franklin) -- Heard County Middle School hosted the its 4th Annual Invitational Track Meet on Saturday, March 7 at HCMS. This year's edition featured a quality field of teams including Carrollton Junior High, Auburn Junior High(AL), Haralson County Middle School, Long Cane Middle School, in addition to the hosting HCMS Braves. Auburn Junior High walked … [Read more...]

HCMS Braves dominate Tigers

HCMS Bases

(Temple, GA) -- The Middle Braves baseball team traveled to Temple Thursday afternoon where they picked up another win dominating the Tigers 10-0 in five innings. Dale Thornhill started on the mound and pitched very well giving up no hits or runs in four innings of work. Collin Wright came on in relief tossing one inning while allowing just one hit. Wright … [Read more...]

Middle Braves Edge Wildcats

Jake Harrod pitched five innings in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Villa Rica allowing just one hit

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Middle School baseball team defeated the visiting Villa Rica Wildcats Tuesday by a final score of 3-2 at HCMS. Jake Harrod got his second win of the season on the hill tossing five innings while allowing only one hit and two unearned runs. Dale Thornhill again came on in relief to shut down the Cats for the last two innings. … [Read more...]