September 18, 2019

Lady Braves top rival Blue Devils in extra innings

(Bremen, GA) -- For a second straight week the Lady Braves softball team went on the road and earned a hard-fought win over a region rival. This time it took extra innings. The Class AA No. 2 ranked Lady Braves defeated the Class AA No. 6 Bremen Lady Blue Devils by a final score of 4-2 in eight innings. Coach Matt Hornsby's squad had to battle back again … [Read more...]

Football Preview: Hornets at Braves

Heard Co. Braves vs. Hapeville Hornets WHEN: Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Staples Stadium ADDRESS: 545 Main St, Franklin, GA 30217 RADIO: The game will be broadcast on Great Classics 98.9 with Casey Bass and Clay Harden calling the action. Doug Stephens will be calling the play-by-play for WTRP 620 AM in Lagrange. Click here to listen … [Read more...]

Special Olympics Masters Bowling

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County locals had a blast as they participated in Special Olympic Masters Tournament with the Carrollton Park & Recreation Department at Warner Robbins on August 16. Bowling participants from Heard County are pictued above (L-R): Tonya Hull, Todd Hendrick and Dennis Shaw The event took place at Gold Cup Lanes in Warner Robbins … [Read more...]

Pitching, defense, timely hitting lead Lady Braves to thrilling win

(Barnesville, GA) -- The Lady Braves put the old adage of "pitching, defense, and timely hitting" to good work Thursday in a thrilling 3-2 win at arch Region 5-AA rival Lamar County. The Trojans gained some huge momentum early with two long solo homers in the bottom of the first off of Katelyn Jiles to take a 2-0 lead that would hold up until the top of the … [Read more...]

Hill and Taylor lead Lady Braves to big win over Newnan

The Lady Braves 2019 pitching staff (L-R): sophomore Brianna Hill, senior Katelyn Jiles, and senior Caroline Jones (Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves continued a stellar first half of the season in Franklin Wednesday where they knocked off Class AAAAAAA No. 10 ranked Newnan 4-3 behind a young pitcher's first career win and a power surge from junior Beth … [Read more...]

Heard County Hall of Fame inducts 11 new members

(Franklin, GA) -- Eleven new members were honored by being officially inducted into the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Friday prior to the Braves season opening game versus Lagrange on Friday, August 23. Friends and family members of each honoree were present as the esteemed members of the third class were officially inducted into the Hall at the HCHS … [Read more...]

Volleyball season underway at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- The new Heard County High School Lady Braves varsity volleyball team traveled to Greenville Tuesday for their second game of the season. The young team was competitive versus the more experienced Lady Patriots but ultimately lost the match after dropping the first set 25-20 and the second set 25-15 in the best-of-three format. The squad … [Read more...]

Middle Braves look to bounce back at Bremen

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School Braves opened the 2019 football season last week with a non-league road loss at Callaway. The Braves got off to a fast start and led the game 12-8 before Callaway's depth got the best of them in hot and humid weather. The Cavs took the 30-18 win. After the Cavs put together an impressive open drive to make … [Read more...]

Braves fall to Grangers in opener

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves dropped its 2019 regular season opener by a final score of 24-9 to Class AAAA Lagrange Friday night at Staples Stadium during Hall of Fame Night. The Braves started strong in the game after a 58-yard rush from junior running back Alex Boyd set up a 35-yard field goal from another junior James Newell. It was the … [Read more...]

Lady Braves riding high into Region 5-AA play

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Lady Braves softball team just keeps rolling along. The squad knocked off Region 5-AA rival Callaway 9-1 in front of a huge home crowd Thursday at HCHS to win their fourth straight game in less than a week. Coach Matt Hornsby's squad now sits at 7-2 on the season and most importantly 2-0 in region play with three more … [Read more...]