February 22, 2019

Braves eliminated in close battle at ‘The Inferno’

(Elberton, GA) -- The Heard County Braves basketball season came to an end after a tough loss to No. 8 ranked Elbert County at 'The Inferno' in Elberton Saturday night. The Braves came in as the Region 5-AA No. 4 seed but put up a strong fight versus the Region 8-AA champs even holding a slim lead for a short time in the second half after a bucket by senior … [Read more...]

Lady Braves fall to juggernaut Wildcats

(Tiger, GA) -- The 2018-2019 basketball season came to an end for Coach Helen Akins and the Lady Braves after they fell to one of the state's top ranked teams Friday night in the North Georgia mountains. The No. 2 ranked Rabun County Wildcats (27-1) had not lost a game since early December and it was easy to see why as they overwhelmed the Lady Braves from … [Read more...]

Medal finishes for three Braves at State Championships

(Macon, GA) - Three Heard County Brave varsity wrestlers earned medals after finishing in the top six in Class AA at the Centreplex in Macon this week at the 2019 GHSA Traditional State Wrestling Championship Meet. One of the most exciting Georgia High School events of the year featured almost 500 wrestlers competing in all seven classifications under one … [Read more...]

Braves blast Tigers in season opener

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves opened the 2019 varsity baseball season by thumping visiting Carver of Columbus 16-1 in four innings Wednesday at Alford Field. The win came easily versus an over-matched Tiger squad giving coach Trent Bianco and the Braves some early momentum as they head into this weekend's road doubleheader at Vidalia. The … [Read more...]

GHSA State Playoff Preview: Braves @ Elbert Co.

Heard Co. Braves @ Elbert County Blue Devils WHEN: Saturday Night, February 16 (7:30 PM TIP-OFF) WHERE: The Inferno, College Ave., Elberton, GA 30635 DIRECTIONS: Click here for directions RECORDS: Devils (25-3, 13-1 in Region 8-AA), Braves (9-14, 6-6 in Region 5-AA) COACHES: Devils - Don Hurlburt (3rd season with Elbert Co.), Braves – Keith Simmons … [Read more...]

GHSA State Playoff Preview: Lady Braves @ Rabun Co.

Heard County Lady Braves @ Rabun Co. Wildcats WHAT: Opening Round of the GHSA Class AA Girl's Basketball Playoffs WHEN: Friday Night, February 15, 2019 @ 6:30 PM WHERE: Gymnasium @ Rabun County High School ADDRESS: 230 Wildcat Hill Dr, Tiger, GA 30576 DIRECTIONS: Click here for directions RECORDS: Wildcats (26-1, 14-0 in Region 8-AA), Lady Braves … [Read more...]

State Wrestling Championships Preview

Class AA State Wrestling Championships WHEN: Thursday, February 14- Saturday, February 16 WHERE: The Macon Centreplex (Coliseum) ADDRESS:  200 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA 31217 ON THE WEB: Family, friends and fans can watch all matches and all mats of Traditional State Championships LIVE at NFHSNetwork.com/GHSA and trackwrestling.com. DVDs can also be ordered … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County High School Baseball Preview

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves varsity baseball team will take the field its season opener this Wednesday afternoon when head coach Trent Bianco and his squad host Carver-Columbus at Alford Field with a first pitch at 5:30 PM. The 2019 version of the Braves will hope to build on the recent success of a program that has made three appearances in … [Read more...]

Several Brave wrestlers punch tickets to Macon

(Bremen, GA) -- Four Brave wrestlers scored top six finishes at the Class 2A-B state sectional meet Saturday at Bremen High School to earn trips to the GHSA Traditional State Championships this Thursday through Saturday at the 9,000 seat Macon Coliseum. The sectional meet featured wrestlers from 25 different high schools competing on four mats and in 14 … [Read more...]

National Signing Day: Seven football Braves moving up

(Franklin, GA) -- A program record seven senior Heard County Braves signed letters of intent to play football at the next level Wednesday morning at Heard County High School on National Signing Day. All-state defensive standouts Zaylin Wood and Andrew Leak each signed with Middle Tennessee State University, a public university in Murfreesboro, … [Read more...]