July 28, 2014

Knee injury sidelines Edwards at UGA

Jake Edwards

(Athens, GA) -- Freshman Georgia Bulldog offensive lineman Jake Edwards suffered a freak season ending injury during conditioning workouts this week in Athens. Edwards suffered what appears to be a torn ACL and LCL during agility drills. According to his parents, Jake and his family will be consulting with doctors and trainers Monday in order to prepare … [Read more...]

Heard County Brave Alumni Basketball Game


(Franklin, GA) -- The annual Heard County Braves basketball alumni games will take place tomorrow night, July 5, 2014 at the Heard High School gymnasium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Some of the throwback players will include Willie Bradfield, Tracey Emory, Shaniqua Goss, Candi Rogers, Santez Emory, Reinaldo Reid, Damon Pearson, Shuntavius Swindle, Josh Cooley, … [Read more...]

Braves basketball competes at Georgia College Camp

Front row (L-R): Dekari Brewer, Lashon Echols, Jaden Moreland, Darius Matthews. Back Row (L-R): Jonta Gray, Kendaz Goode, Emory Jones, Torrence Allen, Jordan Beard, Christian Murray.

(Milledgeville, GA) -- The young Braves varsity basketball team traveled to Milledgeville, GA on June 22-24 to take part in a summer basketball camp at Georgia College. Four freshman, four sophomores, and two juniors made the trip with head coach Phillip Manning and faced a tough schedule of opponents including several AAAAAA and AAAAA schools. The Braves … [Read more...]

West Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball Team Shares Life Lessons with Area Youth

Little Buckaroos GROUP

(Carrollton, GA) -- Representatives from the West Georgia Tech women’s basketball team made an appearance last Monday at the Little Buckaroos summer camp in Carrollton, where they spoke with the camp attendees, which consisted of area youth ranging from ages four to twelve. WGTC women’s basketball coach Kenny Edwards led the discussion period, emphasizing … [Read more...]

Future Braves Wrestling Camp

wrestling camp picture

(Franklin) -- Pictured above are Braves wrestling coaches Thomas Sickman and Kyle Yates along with the participants at the annual Future Braves Wrestling Camp held at the Heard High School gymnasium from June 16-19. Around 25 wrestlers attended the camp and each received a t-shirt and a certificate. … [Read more...]

West Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball Open Tryout – June 28


(Carrollton, GA) -- West Georgia Tech has announced that its next open tryout for women’s basketball will take place on Saturday, June 28 at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Carrollton starting at 2 p.m. The tryout is open to graduating high school seniors, college transfers and other athletes who are interested in attending West Georgia Tech in the fall and … [Read more...]

Day of the DAWG!

Kelly Edwards with his nephew Jake Edwards at the Rising Senior Bowl in Atlanta on December 31, 2012

(Written by Kelly Edwards, Courtesy of Krysti Edwards) The following is a personal account of how my nephew, Jake Edwards, became a Georgia Bulldog. I’m not talking about a fan; what I speak of is a true, full-fledged DAWG!  Something the multitudes only dream of (to be more specific, his father and myself). If I am going to give this story any justice, I … [Read more...]

2014 Braves Season Tickets Now Available

Staples Surfasce

(Franklin) -- 2014 Heard High School varsity football reserved season tickets are now available for $75 each (entry to the game plus reserved Maroon seats in front of the press box) for all preseason and regular season home games. Season passes for general admission seating are $50 each. Tickets at the gate this year will again be $7 per game. Please … [Read more...]

West Georgia Tech Men’s Basketball holding next Open Workout on June 14

Golden Knight Head

(Carrollton, GA) -- West Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Niki Okolovitch has announced that the program will hold its next open workout of the offseason on June 14 starting at 11 a.m. The workout will be held at Oak Mountain Academy, located at 222 Cross Plains Road in Carrollton. The workout is open to graduating high school seniors, college transfers … [Read more...]

West Georgia Tech Softball Holding Tryouts on June 2

(Carrollton, GA) -- West Georgia Tech head softball coach Stephanie Herrera has announced that the team will hold a tryout session on Monday, June 2, starting at 5 p.m. The tryout is open to high school seniors and potential transfers who wish to be considered for a roster spot and attend West Georgia Tech in the fall. It will be held at the Douglas County … [Read more...]