October 22, 2020

Lady Braves sweep Union County to open Class AA State Playoffs

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team swept the visiting Union County Panthers from Region 8-AA in the first round of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs Monday afternoon in Franklin. The Lady Braves relied on all three phases of the game to win game one Monday by a final score of 8-0 in six innings. LilyRae Fulford looked sharp in the circle to … [Read more...]

Region 5-AA Semifinal: Lady Braves 12, Callaway 0

(Franklin, GA) -- Freshman Chloe Scarborough got the start in Tuesday's Region 5-AA Semifinal tilt versus Callaway and she did not disappoint -- leading the Lady Braves to a 12-0 win in four innings. The win clinches a spot in Thursday's Region 5-AA Championship game at Heard High where the Lady Braves (20-6) will host arch rival Bremen (20-8) at 7:00 … [Read more...]

HCHS Cross Country finishes strong at home meet

(Franklin, GA) -- Four Heard County High School distance runners earned Top 10 finishes during a home varsity cross country meet held last week at the Heard County Parks and Recreation facility on Thompson Road. Leading the way for the girls was Senior Annie Bradley who scored a top finish at the meet among all female competitors. Bradley finished the 5000M … [Read more...]

HCMS Softball’s 4-Time Champs: ‘Teamwork Makes the Dream Work’

(Franklin, GA) -- From the doorstep of dynasty, Heard County Middle School softball stepped across the threshold into local softball history last week on Old Field Road in Franklin. With a 7-1 victory over the Lady Tigers of Temple Thursday, the HCMS softball team claimed an unprecedented fourth straight West Georgia Small School Championship Trophy. The … [Read more...]

Lady Braves clinch home field for Region 5-AA tourney

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves relied on all aspects of the game during a 9-0 region win over Haralson County Wednesday at HCHS to clinch home-field advantage for the upcoming Region 5-AA tournament. Pitching, hitting, defense, and speed all contributed to the win that also served as some redemption from the squad's only region setback of the season … [Read more...]

Lady Braves power past Devils, Tigers

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves notched a 10-1 win over the rival Bowdon Red Devilettes at HCHS Monday afternoon thanks to a strong start on the hill from pitcher Chloe Scarborough. Scarbrough pitched all five innings for the Lady Braves in the run-rule win giving up just one hit and one earned run. The freshman hurler walked just one and struck out two … [Read more...]

Braves ranked No. 6 after downing unbeaten Tigers

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves outlasted the Darlington Tigers in a battle of unbeatens at Staples Stadium in Franklin Friday night. The Braves held on for the 35-30 win after converting a 4th and 7 with just over a minute to go in the game to seal the win. Junior Brave quarterback Maurice Fench found Chief Borders across the middle and the home … [Read more...]

Youth football opens on high note for Little Braves

(Franklin, GA) -- The youth football season got underway Saturday at the Heard County Parks and Recreation Department. All three Heard County teams were in action and each pulled off a big opening day wins. The 10U Braves took down Mt. Zion by a final score of 26-6 to begin their season with a 1-0 record. Leading the way for the Braves on offense were … [Read more...]

Softball Round-Up: JV, HCMS Lady Braves score big wins

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School Lady Braves softball team recognized its five 8th grade players prior to Wednesday's home game versus rival Bowdon. The Lady Braves rounded out the day's celebration with a 5-0 win over the Red Devilettes to earn the top seed for next week's middle school championship tournament. Starting pitcher Kinley … [Read more...]

Senior moments spark softball win over rival Callaway

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves celebrated their three senior players in a Senior Night ceremony prior to Tuesday night's big Region 5-AA home clash versus Callaway. Fittingly, it was those same three players that provided the late fireworks to push the squad to an important 9-1 region win. Seniors Beth Taylor, Alyssa Hall, and Sydney Goddard delivered … [Read more...]