July 28, 2017

Touchdown Club sponsoring Legends Game prior to ‘Midnight Madness’

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Touchdown Club would like to announce 'Midnight Madness' will be held on July 28 starting at 7:30 p.m. As a part of this year's event we are in the process of planning our first legends flag football game. The game will kick off at 7:30 and will feature former Heard County Brave football players. The odd year graduates will … [Read more...]

Fall Sports Registration at HCPR

(Franklin) -- Regular registration for Fall sports at the Heard County Recreation Department will end on Monday, July 10th. The first week of late registration will be July 11th through 18th which will add a $10.00 late fee. The second week of late registration will be July 19th through 28th and this will add $20.00 to the registration fee. For more … [Read more...]

Braves fired up for appearance on ESPN August 26

(Franklin, GA) -- Coach Tim Barron and the Braves varsity football squad are enjoying a rest from summer workouts and camps this week as part of the GHSA mandated "dead week" before kicking it back into high gear next week. The Braves are preparing for the upcoming 2017 season and an exciting early season non-region contest that will be nationally televised … [Read more...]

Lee Kay named Times-Georgian All-Area MVP

Article Courtesy of Corey Cusick and the Times-Georgian (Franklin, GA) -- One of the greatest chapters in the history of Heard County High School baseball came to a close thing spring. But the book on Lee Kay's career is far from over. Following an amazing four-year run as the face of Braves' baseball, Kay, the 2017 Times-Georgian All-Area MVP, is … [Read more...]

HCHS coach, basketball player honored by Positive Athlete group

(Atlanta, GA) -- A Heard County coach was recognized as the Most Positive Boy's Coach in the State of Georgia earlier this week by the Positive Athlete Georgia organization. Heard High Athletic Director Shane Lasseter was one of only two coaches to receive the statewide honor sponsored by Positive Athlete Georgia, a subsidiary of Celebrate Positive LLC, … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/26/17)

(Franklin) — Each week during the sports season, HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email … [Read more...]

Heard Athletics Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

(Franklin, GA) -- Following months of planning and preparation, the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce its first class of selected inductees for 2017. The Hall of Fame is being established as a way to recognize and honor in a permanent manner those who have excelled in their dedication to the community of Heard County sports … [Read more...]

Former Brave named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

(Huntington, WV) -- Marshall University redshirt sophomore center and former Heard County Brave lineman Levi Brown has been named to the Rimington Trophy’s 2017 Spring Watch List, the award’s committee announced this week. The Rimington Trophy has been presented annually to the Most Outstanding Center in NCAA Division I-A college football. Since its … [Read more...]

2017 Summer Baseball Camp

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High School Baseball Program will be hosting a Summer Baseball Camp June 12-14 at Alford Field at Heard County High School. The camp will take place from 10:00 AM -12:00 PM each day. The cost of the camp is $45. For more information contact coach Trent Bianco at 678-777-8246 or trent.bianco@heard.k12.ga.us. … [Read more...]

Braves Summer Wrestling Camp

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High School Wrestling Program will be hosting a Summer Future Braves Wrestling Camp June 19-22 in the Heard County High School gymnasium. The camp will take place from 1:00-3:00 PM each day and is open to ages 6 and up. The cost of the camp is $40 for one child, $65 for two children, or $75 for three children. Each child will … [Read more...]