July 28, 2017

Former Lady Braves claim ACC Championship

(Tallahassee, FL) -- The Florida State Seminoles softball team completed an undefeated season against ACC teams over the weekend, earning their fourth straight ACC Championship, 15th of all time, and fifth overall under head coach Lonni Alameda. Two former Lady Braves, sophomore Cali Harrod and freshman Anna Shelnutt, started all three tournament games for … [Read more...]

Three Braves make final podium at Class AA finals

(Albany, GA) -- Three Brave track athletes found top eight finishes and earned spots on the final podium at this week's GHSA Class AA State Finals held at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany. Leading the way for the boys was senior Austin Miller, the lone male Brave athlete to make the trip after scoring top eight finishes in three different events at the Rockmart … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H State Archery Competition Results

(Eatonton, GA) -- Heard County 4-H Archery Team, recently competed on April 28th, at Rock Eagle 4-H Center for State Archery Competition. Congratulations to each of the participants! Senior Individuals: 158 total Dallas Hand – Score 570 #68 Chase Powell – Score 506 #106 Junior Team: #8 out of 34 teams Cody Hand – Score 652 Landon Holliday – Score … [Read more...]

The Agony of Defeat: Brave season ends in heart-wrenching loss at Bleckley

(Cochran, GA) -- The Heard County Brave baseball team and fans that traveled to middle Georgia this weekend experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows during a dramatic three game Sweet 16 series that ended with a heartbreaking 6-5 loss to the Bleckley County Royals. The walk-off loss Saturday afternoon capped the best four-year run in the … [Read more...]

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

(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...]

Sweet 16 State Playoff Preview: Braves @ Bleckley Co.

(Franklin) — The Heard County Braves (20-10) will travel to Bleckley County High School in Cochran, GA tomorrow to battle the Bleckley County Royals (23-7) in the second round best-of-three series of the 2017 GHSA Class AA State Baseball Playoffs. The Sweet 16 series will begin with a doubleheader on Friday at 5:00 p.m. with each team needing two wins to … [Read more...]

Free HCPR Football Coaching Clinic

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a football coaches clinic on Monday, May 15 at the Heard County High School football field house from 6-8 PM. Any coach who is considering coaching football for the Heard County Recreation Department in 2017 is invited and encouraged to attend this free clinic. Discussion … [Read more...]

Daniel wins Ozark Region Bull Riding Championship

(Livingston, AL/uwaathletics.com) -- West Alabama bull rider Lance Daniel and breakaway roper Blair Bullock will represent the University of West Alabama in the 2017 College National Finals Rodeo June 9-17 in Casper, Wyoming. In addition, UWA head rodeo coach Alex Caudle was named the 2017 Ozark Region Coach of the Year. This is the second time that Caudle … [Read more...]

Silent Auction raises over $28K for HHS

(Franklin) -- The 10th Annual Heard County Braves Athletic Booster Club Silent Auction took place Saturday night in the Heard High School cafeteria.  An excellent steak and chicken dinner  was served up by Chef Tillman and the Heard High Culinary Arts department and was followed up by the always interesting and entertaining process of auctioning off various … [Read more...]

Five Heard track athletes bound for Albany

(Calhoun, GA) -- After strong performances at the state sectionals in Calhoun Saturday, five Heard County track athletes are headed for Albany later this week to contend at the GHSA Class AA State Track and Field Championships where they will compete with the best of the best from around the state. Senior Austin Miller was the only male to advance but did … [Read more...]