February 26, 2020

National Signing Day: 2 Lady Braves sign to play college softball

(Franklin, GA) -- Two senior Lady Brave softball players signed letters of intent to play at the next level Wednesday morning on National Signing Day at Heard County High School. Senior Katelyn Jiles will be continuing her softball career at Point University. Point University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university in West Point, GA. The liberal … [Read more...]

Wyn Denney wins area title; 4 Braves advance to sectionals

(Bremen, GA) — The Braves varsity wrestling team traveled to Bremen High School Saturday for the GHSA Class AA Traditional Area 4 Wrestling Finals which featured individual competitors representing several different high schools from the West Georgia and metro Atlanta areas. Eligible for the meet in addition to the Braves were Bremen, Callaway, Temple, BEST … [Read more...]

Region 5-AA Basketball Tournament Preview

(Franklin, GA) -- The regular season came to an end Friday at Spencer in Columbus and now Heard High's varsity basketball teams are preparing for the Region 5-AA Tournament this week. The Lady Braves defeated Spencer 45-25 to close out the season with an impressive 10-2 region record and hold the No. 2 seed in the tourney. Coach Helen Akins' squad will … [Read more...]

Middle Hoop Champs! Braves capture 3rd title in 4 years

(Franklin, GA) -- After a 12 year drought with no basketball championships, the Heard County County Middle School Braves have now won three in the last four years. The third big trophy came Friday night at HCMS where the juggernaut squad defeated the Bowdon Red Devils by a final score of 61-33 in a game that was never close. The Braves jumped out to a 20-5 … [Read more...]

Middle School Hoops: Championship Friday at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- The HCMS Braves and Lady Braves have both advanced to the West Georgia Small Middle School Championship games after big semifinal wins this week. The Braves continued to roll along with a 67-26 semifinal win over Temple Wednesday night at HCMS. A very balanced scoring attack was key in the blowout win with five different Brave players … [Read more...]

Winter Sports Senior Night at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County athletics honored several winter sports seniors from basketball, wrestling, cheerleading, and sports medicine prior to Tuesday night's varsity basketball games versus Temple. Seniors representing the Lady Brave basketball team were Tori Caldwell and Morgan Kay, while Wyn Denney is the only HCHS senior wrestler. Cheerleaders … [Read more...]

Two Brave wrestlers place at Bowdon

(Bowdon, GA) -- Two Heard County High School Wrestlers placed at the Bowdon Tournament Saturday and are now preparing for the GHSA Class AA Area Meet this weekend at Bremen High School. Wyn Denney continued his stellar senior season with a first place win to move his season record to 27-0. Denney is believed to be the first wrestler in school history to … [Read more...]

Basketball Championship Week at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Middle School will play host this week to the 2019-2020 West Georgia Small Middle School Basketball Championships. The tournament will get started with play-in games today followed by the girls semifinals tomorrow and the boys semifinals on Wednesday. The Championship games will take place Friday beginning with the girls … [Read more...]

Home stretch for Heard High Hoops

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High boys and girls basketball teams are gearing up for the postseason this week with two final region matchups  to close out the regular season ahead of next week's Region 5-AA Championship tournament in Columbus. The squads will host the Temple Tigers Tuesday for Senior Night in Franklin and will travel to Columbus to meet the … [Read more...]

‘Tank’ Wins a Title

(Atlanta, GA) -- A young Heard County athlete enjoyed an exciting experience last weekend after he was nominated to compete in a national youth football tournament that culminated with his team winning a championship. 10-year-old Lucas "Tank" McCormick was nominated for the event through his travel football program the West Georgia Extreme. He played … [Read more...]