April 25, 2017

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (04/10/17)

(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 sweep series with Tigers

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves earned two more wins over the visiting Temple Tigers Friday afternoon in two totally different ways, scoring a nail-biting 7-6 comeback win in game one and then rolling to a huge 21-6 blowout win in game two. The Tigers (5-13, 1-8 in Region 5-AA) put up a strong fight in game one after taking a 6-0 lead heading to the bottom of … [Read more...]

Special Olympics Masters Bowling Championships

(Newnan, GA) -- Congratulations to Tonya Hull and Dennis Shaw! They competed recently in the Area 6 Masters Bowling Championships at Junction Lanes in Newnan, GA. Determined to bring home the gold, Dennis came prepared to win with his personal bowling ball and the bag which was given to him by the Candi, the manager at Junction Lanes. Dennis dominated as … [Read more...]

Braves drub Tigers in region play

(Temple, GA) -- While the rest of their classmates were enjoying spring break, the Braves were at work on the road Tuesday afternoon where they faced a third straight Region 5-AA opponent. The Braves knocked off the Tigers handily by a final score of 18-1 in three innings. Auston Wilson earned his sixth win of the season and looked sharp over two innings … [Read more...]

Austin Miller sets new Heard County high jump mark

(Lagrange, GA) -- Senior track athlete Austin Miller established two new Heard County High School records at the Troup High track meet last Thursday. Miller broke his own high jump record that he had shared with Deron Swint (6-4) when he cleared an outstanding mark of 6 feet, 8 inches. Miller also broke his own school record in the long jump Thursday … [Read more...]

Braves move to 6-0 in region play

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves overcame a sloppy field following overnight rain to sweep the visiting Jordan Red Jackets Friday night in a doubleheader that lasted more than five hours at HHS. The Braves took game one by a final score of 13-3 in six innings and ended game two in the sixth with a walk-off 14-4 win. Just being able to play the games was a win … [Read more...]

Braves earn top seeds for upcoming region tennis finals

(Franklin, GA) -- The Brave tennis teams both put themselves in prime contention for region titles Thursday after they traveled to Callaway High School and knocked off the Cavaliers. The Lady Braves dominated the Cavs 4-1 to finish the season undefeated in region play for the first time in program history. The lone loss in the match came via forfeit due to … [Read more...]

Barron reaching out to youth football coaches

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School football coach Tim Barron is reaching out to current and potential recreation department football coaches this spring as all levels of local football programs continue to make preparations for the upcoming fall season. Barron says he is wanting to once again be more involved in the youth football programs in order … [Read more...]

Braves down Red Jackets in Columbus

(Columbus, GA) -- Coach Trent Bianco's Brave baseball team moved to 12-5 and 4-0 in Region 5-AA with a 10-4 road win at Jordan Tuesday afternoon. Auston Wilson grabbed his team high fifth win of the season. Wilson allowed just six hits and did not walk a single batter while striking out five over seven full innings of work. The efficient Wilson scored the … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (03/27/17)

(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...]