April 25, 2018

Young Braves poised for Class AA state playoffs

(Franklin, GA) -- Making the state playoffs is nothing new for Coach Trent Bianco and his coaching staff after earning appearances in the postseason in all of his first five seasons with the team. However, being in the starting line-up for a postseason series will be new for most of these Braves as they take the field for an opening round best-of-three … [Read more...]

Brave track athletes advance to State Sectionals

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard High hosted the Region 5-AA Track Championships at HCMS this week and several Braves earned spots at next weekend's GHSA Class AA State Sectionals. The two-day event began on Tuesday with field events and closed out Thursday with the majority of the running events. The Lady Braves finished as Region 5-AA runner-ups for the second … [Read more...]

Brave tennis teams advance to Sweet 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The male and female Brave tennis teams are each heading to the Sweet 16 round of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs following round one wins versus Region 6-AA yesterday in Franklin. The Lady Braves advanced via forfeit when the No. 4 seed from Region 6-AA South Atlanta did not make the trip to Heard High for the scheduled round one … [Read more...]

Braves power past Handley on Senior Night

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves went back to work in non-region play Tuesday and scored an impressive 13-4 win over Handley in Franklin. It was Senior Night at the ballpark and Coach Trent Bianco's seniors certainly delivered including starting pitcher A.J. Head who got the win in his first start of the season. The Brave offense equaled its highest run output … [Read more...]

Lady Braves shine at Chattahoochee River Invite

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves varsity track squad shined in a big way at last Thursday's second annual Chattahoochee River Invitational at Heard County Middle School. The girls took earned the top prize with 87 points finishing just ahead of fellow Class AA rival Rockmart (84 points) and third place Villa Rica (78 points). The stacked field at the … [Read more...]

HCMS boys claim West Georgia Track Championship

(Carrollton, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School Track and Field Team competed at the West Georgia Small School Championships Saturday and the Braves walked away with the Championship while the Lady Braves finished in third place at the all day event at Carrollton High School. The Braves finished with an impressive team total of 179 points to edge second … [Read more...]

Braves salvage game three on Hammett walk-off

(Franklin, GA) -- The Brave baseball team was unable to capture a Region 5-AA Championship at Alford Field Friday but were able to finish the night with a bang after Will Hammett's extra inning walk-off base hit gave the Braves a 9-8 win in the series finale. The Cavaliers took game one 11-3 to garner first place in the region and as a result, the Braves … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (04/13/18)

(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...]

Braves drop game one to Cavs

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Callaway Cavaliers held serve on their home field Tuesday knocking off the Heard County Braves 9-2 in the first of a three game series to determine the Region 5-AA baseball champions. Now the focus turns to Alford Field this Friday where the teams will meet again in a doubleheader with the Braves now looking to earn the title with a … [Read more...]

Lady Braves claim back-to-back region tennis titles

(Franklin, GA) -- The Brave tennis program walked away with some new hardware for the trophy case Tuesday afternoon as Heard High hosted the Region 5-AA Tennis Championships. Leading the way were the Lady Braves who defeated Temple 3-0 in the finals to earn the school's second ever Region Championship for the girls, building off the first title that came … [Read more...]