June 18, 2018

HCHS Girl’s Summer Basketball Camp

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School will host a girl's Summer Basketball Camp at HHS from June 4-5, 2018. The camp will last from 9:00 a.m. until noon each day. The $35 registration fee includes a t-shirt for each participant. The camp is open to girls from ages 7 to teenagers entering the 9th grade. Sign up available at the front office at Heard … [Read more...]

Brave signs with Skyhawks

(Franklin, GA) -- Senior Brave baseball player A.J. Head is bound for Point University this fall after signing with the Skyhawks in a ceremony last week. Head was the No. 1 relief pitcher for Coach Bianco and the Elite 8 Braves in 2018. He will join fellow senior Eli Caldwell who singed a band scholarship with Point recently. Head will also join another … [Read more...]

Local softball stars headed to Women’s College World Series

(Tallahassee, FL) -- Elite Heard County softball stars Cali Harrod and Anna Shelnutt are heading to Oklahoma City this week where they will compete with some of the best softball players in the world and on the biggest stage as the FSU Seminoles battle for a NCAA Women's College World Series Championship. Local fans of the former Lady Braves were on the … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/22/18)

(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...]

Heard County Hall of Fame Deadline this Friday!

Hall of Fame Deadline (Franklin, GA) -- The deadline for the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame nominations is May 18, 2018. The second class of the Heard County Hall of Fame will be inducted during a ceremony prior to the Alexander Scrimmage at Staples Stadium on August 10, 2018. The nominating process is very easy. For more information/requirements … [Read more...]

Epic Moment in Atlanta

(Atlanta, GA) -- Trailing 4-1 entering the bottom of the seventh Saturday, the No. 10 Florida State softball team (47-10) scored four runs, including a three-run, walk-off home run from former Heard County Lady Brave Anna Shelnutt to earn a 5-4 victory over Pitt (33-18-1) to win the 2018 ACC Championship at Georgia Tech. It was the kind of moment every … [Read more...]

Four Braves Medal at State Track Meet

(Albany, GA) -- Four Brave track athletes scored top five finishes and earned spots on the final podium over the weekend at the GHSA Class AA State Championships at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany. A trio of young field event competitors and a senior distance runner led the way for the Braves with the highest finishes for the team at the meet. Freshman Bailey … [Read more...]

State Line Face-off Charity Basketball Game

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High School gymnasium will be the site for a charity basketball game this Saturday, May 19 at 6:00 PM when the West GA Shooterz battle the Roanoke AL FamG in Franklin. The event will feature music from DJ Unstopable and proceeds from the event will benefit the HHS varsity basketball team. Admission is only $5 per person. For … [Read more...]

Braves fall to Berrien in state quarterfinals

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves postseason dream run came to an end Wednesday afternoon following a doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Berrien Rebels from Region 1-AA in South Georgia. A huge crowd of fans for both teams packed into Alford Field for the Elite 8 showdown between fellow No. 2 seeds and Atlanta Braves stadium announcer Casey Motter was on … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/09/18)

(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...]