May 20, 2019

Class AA State Playoff Preview: Braves at Social Circle

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Braves will travel to Social Circle to take on the Redskins in the first round best-of-three series of the 2019 GHSA Class AA State Baseball Playoffs. The series will begin with a doubleheader on Wednesday at 5:00 PM with each team needing two wins to advance to the Sweet 16. If the teams split Wednesday's doubleheader, the … [Read more...]

Braves going into playoffs on a high note

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves closed out the regular season with a solid 10-4 home win over Class AAAA Central of Carrollton Friday at Alford Field. The win was a nice bounce-back from a 10-0 road loss at Class AAAAA Harris County on Thursday where the team just had two hits in a five inning loss. The Braves finished the regular season as the … [Read more...]

Back-to-Back Baseball Champs at HCMS!

(Franklin, GA) -- After winning the first West Georgia Small Middle School Baseball Championship in school history in 2018, the Heard County Middle School Braves repeated that performance in almost every way Thursday to capture the second of back-to-back titles. Amazingly, the Braves not only defeated the same Villa Rica Wildcats team as a year ago -- they … [Read more...]

BRAKING MUSE: Big parade planned as Heard County celebrates new state record holders

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County is planning to celebrate a special group of baseball fans with a parade and other festivities after the remarkable folks set an unusual Georgia state record as the largest group of fans ever ejected from a single sporting event. The 47 fans were ejected from the game on April 11 near then end of a doubleheader in Lagrange as … [Read more...]

Braves take down Handley 4-2

(Roanoke, AL) -- The Heard County Braves defeated Handley 4-2 on the road Tuesday as Tray Owens continued to throw well from the mound and hit well from the plate. Owens earned the win after pitching 5.1 innings and allowing just one earned run. Leroy Marsh pitched well in relief to earn the save allowing just one hit over 1.2 innings of work. The … [Read more...]

Braves punch ticket to middle school baseball championship

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School Braves baseball team survived a fierce comeback by the Temple Middle School Tigers in Franklin Tuesday to take the 9-6 win in the West Georgia Small School Semifinals. The Braves will now host the Championship game Thursday as they look to win back-to-back titles after capturing the very first crown in school … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors

(Franklin) -- Heard County High School is currently seeking sponsors for the 10th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash. Tickets are $50.00 each … [Read more...]

HCMS dominates West Georgia Middle School Track Championships

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School track and field team dominated the field in both the boys and girls divisions to bring home first place trophies in the small school division of the West Georgia Middle School Athletic Conference finals held at HCMS on Friday, April 12. The Braves boys team scored an awesome 227 points to claim a second … [Read more...]

Braves split twin bill to take series at Callaway

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Braves split a doubleheader at Callaway Thursday, dropping game one 13-2 before bouncing back for a 6-2 win in the nightcap to take the three game series over the arch rivals. Callaway's game one win was important for them, however, as it locked them into the No. 2 seed in Region 5-AA heading into the state playoffs. The Braves will … [Read more...]

Braves blast Cavs behind monster performance from Tray Owens

(Franklin, GA) -- A phenomenal effort by junior Tray Owens both on the mound and at the plate led the Heard County Braves to an impressive 10-0 win over arch Region 5-AA rival Callaway at Alford Field Tuesday. Owens baffled Cavalier batters all game long as he tossed his second no-hitter of the season. He walked just two and struck out five in the complete … [Read more...]