November 24, 2017

Times-Georgian: ‘Braves on the playoff warpath’

Courtesy of Corey Cusick and the Times-Georgian (Franklin, GA) -- Although Emory Jones garners a great deal of regional, statewide and even national attention for the Heard County High School football program, he hasn't been a one-man show at Staples Stadium this fall. The Ohio State commit and No. 2 dual-threat quarterback in the nation for the Class of … [Read more...]

State Playoff Preview: Braves vs. South Atlanta

South Atlanta Hornets @ Heard Co. Braves WHAT: First Round GHSA Class AA Football State Playoffs WHEN: Friday Night @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Staples Stadium ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217 STUDENT SECTION THEME: Gold-Out RADIO: B92.1 Country with play-by-play Mitch Gray, color commentary Clay Harden, and sideline reporter Dan … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (11/08/17)

(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...]

Braves’ Senior Night win sets stage for State Playoffs

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High Braves football team closed out the regular season at home Friday night defeating visiting Spencer by a final score of 34-20. The Region 5-AA win gives the Braves an overall record of 9-1 for the 2017 regular season and the squad has now won eight straight since a 17-14 early season setback to Saraland, AL on ESPNU. The … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (11/02/17)

(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...]

Middle Braves earn runner-up finish

(Bowdon, GA) -- The Heard County Middle Braves (4-5) were unable to overcome the Bowdon Red Devils (8-0) in the West Georgia Small Middle School Championship game Thursday at Bowdon High School, falling 42-24 in an action-packed affair that featured several exciting plays. The Middle Braves earned the shot at the title after a semifinal home win over Villa … [Read more...]

Braves capture Barron’s 6th Region Title

(Barnesville, GA) -- The Heard County Braves traveled to Barnesville Friday night for a Region clash with the Lamar County Trojans where a win could and did secure a region championship for the team. The Braves walked away with an impressive 48-21 win and that coupled with a Callaway 38-7 win over Spencer secured the Region 5-AA Title and an important No. 1 … [Read more...]

Moreland breaks school record at region finals

(Columbus, GA) — Senior Lady Brave cross country athlete Holly Moreland scored a strong second place finish at the Region 5-AA Cross Country finals yesterday morning at Kinnett Stadium in Columbus to earn her third consecutive trip to the GHSA Cross-Country State Championships. A personal best time and heard County High School record of 21:16.01 put … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (10/26/17)

(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...]

Middle Braves poised for title game at Bowdon

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School football team scored a big 30-6 playoff win over Villa Rica Thursday at HCMS to earn a spot in tomorrow's West Georgia Middle School Championship game versus Bowdon. Head coach Dustin Lane is excited about the opportunity to meet Bowdon again after falling to them 22-6 earlier in the season in Franklin. "I … [Read more...]