March 22, 2019

Heard County claims Area Weightlifting Title

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School weightlifting team captured the area crown during the area meet hosted by the Braves Thursday at HCHS. The team will next travel to Jefferson High School in Louisville, GA on Saturday, March 16 where they will look to secure yet another State Championship. The Braves have been at the head of the class of the … [Read more...]

Brave tennis nets close wins over Troup

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School tennis teams each scored 3-2 wins over Troup County top open the 2019 tennis season Monday afternoon at HCHS. In boy's action, No. 3 Dave Dunn earned an 8-6 win while No. 1 Garrett Callahan lost 8-4 and No. 2 Jordan Cornelius fell 8-5. In doubles' action No. 1 team Duncan Googe and Ethan Hahn won 9-7 … [Read more...]

Freshman southpaw leads No. 5 Braves over No. 4 Rockmart

(Franklin, GA) -- A strong outing from a rookie pitcher and a key base hit from a senior helped lead the Heard County Braves to a 2-1 win over Rockmart at Alford Field Monday. Starting pitcher Kellon Rollings earned his first career varsity win while leading the No. 5 ranked Braves to the big win over the No. 4 ranked Yellow Jackets. The freshman hurler … [Read more...]

District 4 Champs! 8U Braves advance to State Tourney

(Franklin, GA) -- The 8U Braves boys basketball team scored a huge 29-16 victory at Manchester Saturday morning to claim the District 4 Championship and advance to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class C State Finals this weekend in Baxley, GA. The 8U Braves will face off with the District 6 Champion in the first game of the tourney Friday … [Read more...]

2019 Heard High Tennis Preview

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School tennis team will serve it up at home tomorrow afternoon at 4PM versus Troup County from Class AAAA to officially kick off the 2019 tennis season. The Braves will return a lot of experience on the men's side of the court but will face some challenges on the women's side with only one player with consistent … [Read more...]

Test of Endurance for Local Teen Rider

(Franklin, GA) -- A Heard County High School student is achieving extensive success in an unusual sport. HCHS Sophomore Kimberly Loutzenheiser competes in the niche equestrian sport of endurance riding. According to Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the sport of endurance riding is a long-distance competition against the clock. It tests the speed … [Read more...]

Braves eliminated in close battle at ‘The Inferno’

(Elberton, GA) -- The Heard County Braves basketball season came to an end after a tough loss to No. 8 ranked Elbert County at 'The Inferno' in Elberton Saturday night. The Braves came in as the Region 5-AA No. 4 seed but put up a strong fight versus the Region 8-AA champs even holding a slim lead for a short time in the second half after a bucket by senior … [Read more...]

Lady Braves fall to juggernaut Wildcats

(Tiger, GA) -- The 2018-2019 basketball season came to an end for Coach Helen Akins and the Lady Braves after they fell to one of the state's top ranked teams Friday night in the North Georgia mountains. The No. 2 ranked Rabun County Wildcats (27-1) had not lost a game since early December and it was easy to see why as they overwhelmed the Lady Braves from … [Read more...]

Medal finishes for three Braves at State Championships

(Macon, GA) - Three Heard County Brave varsity wrestlers earned medals after finishing in the top six in Class AA at the Centreplex in Macon this week at the 2019 GHSA Traditional State Wrestling Championship Meet. One of the most exciting Georgia High School events of the year featured almost 500 wrestlers competing in all seven classifications under one … [Read more...]

Braves blast Tigers in season opener

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves opened the 2019 varsity baseball season by thumping visiting Carver of Columbus 16-1 in four innings Wednesday at Alford Field. The win came easily versus an over-matched Tiger squad giving coach Trent Bianco and the Braves some early momentum as they head into this weekend's road doubleheader at Vidalia. The … [Read more...]