April 27, 2018

Braves sweep Tigers to set up region clash with Cavs

(Temple, GA) -- The Braves completed a three-game region sweep of the Tigers at Temple High Friday, dominating a doubleheader by winning margins of 12-1 and 10-0 to go along with a 7-2 win at HHS Tuesday. Coach Trent Bianco and the Braves (11-10, 8-1) not only improved to a regular season winning record for the first time this season but the sweep also sets … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (04/05/18)

(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 take region series from Jackets

(Columbus, GA) -- The Brave baseball team traveled to Columbus Friday to face the Jordan Red Jackets in a doubleheader to complete a three game series in Region 5-AA play. The Braves and Jackets split the twin bill to give the Braves a series win after a big home win on Tuesday. In game one Friday, the Jackets edged the Braves 7-3 after a five run outburst … [Read more...]

HHS Tennis honors Senior Class

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High School tennis team honored its senior players Wednesday afternoon during a rescheduled match with Central. The Braves will host the Region 5-AA tournament on April 10 at HHS. Pictured above are the 2018 seniors and coaches (L-R): Coach Lindsay Stewart, Thad Higgins, Alexis Nelms, Makayla Red, Melissa Collins, Laurel … [Read more...]

Hot-hitting Braves rout Red Jackets

(Franklin, GA) -- Sophomore Tray Owens' hot streak on both the mound and at the plate continued Tuesday afternoon in Franklin where the Braves overwhelmed the visiting Jordan Red Jackets 13-0 in five innings of play. Owens started the game on the mound and earned his team high fourth win. He pitched four innings allowing just three hits and walking one … [Read more...]

Girl Power! Lady Braves capture USA Powerlifting State Crown

(Suwanee, GA) -- The Heard County weightlifting program cemented its growing legacy further on Saturday, March 17 as the female lifters captured the USA Powerlifting Georgia State Title at Lambert High School in Suwanee. It was a tremendous outcome as most of the Heard girls were competing at this type of meet for the very first time. With 19 female … [Read more...]

Brave track competes at Carrollton Invitational

(Carrollton, GA) -- Five Brave track athletes earned top ten finishes at one of the largest regular season track events hosted in the state each year, the Carrollton Invitational yesterday. The huge all day event at Carrollton High School featured athletes from over 30 schools. The Lady Braves scored 15 points on the day and earned a 12th place … [Read more...]

Braves sweep Trojans in two nail-biters

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves opened the Region 5-AA home schedule in a big way Friday in Franklin with a pair of hard-fought wins over Lamar County to earn a three game sweep in the region opening series. The Braves took game one by a final score of 4-3 and edged the Trojans in a higher scoring nightcap 9-8. In game one, senior starting pitcher Bryan Jones … [Read more...]

Braves qualify for National Fishing Tournament

(Milledgeville, GA) -- Heard High fishermen Chris Carroll and Payton Caldwell punched their tickets to the with an impressive second place finish in the open division and and third over all showing at the GICAA State Championship at Little River Marina on Lake Sinclair last weekend. As part of the top 10% from the GICAA Qualified Championship, Chris and … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (03/22/18)

(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...]