September 26, 2017

Friday Night Preview: Braves @ Central Lions

Heard Co. Braves vs. Central (Carrollton) WHEN: Friday, Sept. 15 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Roy Richards Memorial Stadium at Central High School ADDRESS/DIRECTIONS: 113 Central Rd, Carrollton, GA 30116 (Directions/Map) RADIO: B92.1 Country Game of the Week/ Tailgate Show begins at 5:00 PM RECORDS: Braves (3-1, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Lions (2-1, 0-0 in Region … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (09/14/17)

(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...]

Trey Wiggins named Gulf South Conference Freshman of the Week

(Carrollton, GA) -- With the announcement of the weekly awards from the Gulf South Conference on Monday, former Heard County Brave Trey Wiggins was named Freshman of the Week for his performances in a 45-7 non-conference win over Miles this past weekend at University Stadium. The kicker's award marks the second-straight week that a UWG player was named … [Read more...]

Brave defense stymies Darlington

(Franklin, GA) -- A suffocating defensive effort led the Heard County Braves to an impressive 21-7 home win over the Darlington Tigers Friday night at Staples Stadium. The Braves held the Tigers (Class A private) to just 131 yards of total offense with the majority of those yards coming on the lone scoring drive of the game for the Tigers in the third … [Read more...]

Football Preview: Braves vs. Darlington

Heard Co. Braves vs. Darlington WHEN: Friday, Sept. 8 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Heard County High School RECORDS: Braves (2-1, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Tigers (1-1, 0-0 in Region 6-A Private) HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (119-56 in his 15th season with Heard County),Tigers — Tommy Atha (124-50 in his 16th season with Darlington) RANKINGS: Braves (Composite … [Read more...]

HC’s battle in barnburner at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School football team hosted the Haralson County Middle School Rebels Thursday in an entertaining scrimmage game that came down to the last moments. It was the visiting Rebels that came out on the winning end of a 22-18 score after QB Clay Hyatt found a receiver on a long TD pass with about two minutes to play in the … [Read more...]

Lady Braves shut out Cavs

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves moved to 2-0 in Region 5-AA play Wednesday at HHS with an 8-0 shut out win over Callaway in a make-up contest due to a rain out last week. The Lady Braves (5-5, 2-0) jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back. Starting pitcher Sydney Gay earned the win after tossing five innings and striking … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (09/06/17)

(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 rally past the Jaguars in Douglasville

(Douglasville, GA) -- An 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and another "Beastly" effort from junior running back Aaron Beasley sparked a 26-14 road win by the Heard County Braves at Class AAAAAA New Manchester Friday night. The Jaguars punched it in to take a 14-13 lead with just 9:17 to go in the game, but Moreland's electric return brought the … [Read more...]

Middle Braves drop opener at Callaway

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School Braves football team opened the season with a 20-6 road loss to a talented Callaway squad Thursday afternoon in Lagrange. Franklin Jackson scored the touchdown for the Braves. "Our defense played well today and I'm very proud of the effort and fight of all these HCMS Braves today," said Lane after the … [Read more...]