February 25, 2018

Prolific season for Braves’ Alijah Huzzie

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves varsity basketball team will be competing in the Region 5-AA semifinals at 8:30 tonight in Columbus where they will battle top-seeded Spencer. Leading the way for the Braves will be junior point guard Alijah Huzzie, a player in the midst of one of the most prolific seasons in school history. According to head coach Keith … [Read more...]

National Signing Day: Braves moving up to collegiate level

(Franklin, GA) -- Two senior Brave football players signed letters of intent to play football at the next level Wednesday morning at Heard High School on National Signing Day. Cornerback/wide receiver Jaden Moreland is headed to Statesboro, Georgia to join the Eagles of Georgia Southern University. Jaden had an outstanding senior season and career as a … [Read more...]

Braves oust Cavs to earn spot at state

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves are headed back to the state playoffs. Following a come-from-behind 58-51 home win over rival Callaway Tuesday night, Coach Keith Simmons and his troops have secured a spot in the state playoffs for the second straight season. They to improve their seeding at those playoffs when they take on the top-seeded Spencer Greenwave in … [Read more...]

Lady Braves advance in Region 5-AA Tourney

(Franklin, GA) -- The No. 3 seeded Lady Braves rolled into the Region 5-AA tournament semifinals Tuesday night in Franklin dominating the Jordan Red Jackets 61-19 in a contest that was never in doubt for the home team. Coach Helen Akins' improving squad led 16-5 after a quarter and 31-8 at the half on the way to the first round win. The Lady Braves (10-14, … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (02/06/18)

(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...]

Four Braves punch tickets to Macon

(Rockmart, GA) — Four Brave varsity wrestlers earned top four finishes at the Class 2A-B state sectional meet Saturday at Rockmart High School to earn individual tournament slots at the GHSA Traditional State Championships this Friday and Saturday at the 9,000 seat Macon Centreplex arena. The sectional meet at RHS featured over 100 wrestlers competing on … [Read more...]

Braves hosting Region 5-AA tourney games this Tuesday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves and Lady Braves closed out the regular season Friday night with home match-ups versus Lamar County with the Region 5-AA tournament set for next week for both teams. The Lady Braves fell to top-seeded Lamar County 58-46 while the Braves knocked off the Trojans 49-29 to close out their regular season slate. The Lady Braves … [Read more...]

Back-to-Back Champs at HCMS!

(Bowdon, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School boys basketball team outlasted rival Bowdon Thursday night winning 43-39 to claim a second straight West Georgia Middle School Championship. The hosting and top-seeded Devils put up a strong fight in an exciting game that featured several long runs and a loud environment for hoops. After the Braves jumped out … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (01/30/18)

(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 upset Greenwave in home thriller

(Franklin, GA) -- Coach Keith Simmons and the Braves varsity basketball squad pulled off a thrilling upset at Heard High Saturday knocking off the top team in the region Spencer by a final score of 55-54. The traditionally slow starting Braves (5-17, 4-5) jumped out to an early 13-5 lead and held on for a 15-12 advantage after the first quarter before the … [Read more...]