November 18, 2019

Lady Braves finish stellar season with 27 wins

(Franklin, GA) -- Following a 1-2 record at the State Tournament, the Lady Braves softball team ended the season with a fifth place finish at the 2019 GSHA Class AA State Softball Tournament last week. The Lady Braves finished the year with an outstanding overall record of 27-8 with a record of 11-1 and a second straight title in Region 5-AA. The 27 wins … [Read more...]

Braves fall to No. 2 Cavs at Pulpwood Classic

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Heard County Braves fell hard in the 8th Annual Pulpwood Classic Friday night in Lagrange. After a promising start with two defensive stops and a long drive on offense, the Braves came up empty after a botched field goal attempt early in the second quarter and the state's No. 2 ranked Callaway Cavaliers would control the game for the … [Read more...]

HCMS football falls to Wildcats in heartbreaking fashion

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle Braves suffered a heartbreaking upset defeat to the Villa Rica Wildcats in the 2019 West Georgia Small School Championship game played at Staples Stadium Thursday night. Trailing the Wildcats 16-8 and with just seconds in the game, quarterback Gryson Cockrell sneaked it across the goal line to close the gap to 16-14 … [Read more...]

Annie Bradley bound for State Cross-Country Meet

(Columbus, GA) — The Heard County High School male and female cross-country teams competed at the Region 5-AA Finals Tuesday in Columbus with one Lady Brave runner qualifying for the State Cross Country Meet. Junior Lady Brave runner Annie Bradley brought home fifth place to advances to next Saturday’s GHSA Class AA State Meet where she will compete against … [Read more...]

Baby Braves announce next Class Reunion

(Franklin, GA) -- Baby Braves will host its next Class Reunion on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Heard County Elementary School. This event is free and open to all Baby Braves families. For the kids, the Class Reunion will feature inflatables, a ride on the Polar Express, balloon numerous Parent University stations. These stations are … [Read more...]

Pulpwood Classic VIII Preview: Braves @ Callaway

Heard Co. Braves @ Callaway Cavaliers WHAT: The 8th Edition of the Pulpwood Classic WHEN: Friday, Oct. 25 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Callaway Stadium, 801 Dallis St., Lagrange, GA 30240 DIRECTIONS: http://mapq.st/2dKr6bJ RADIO: Live broadcast on Great Classics 98.9 with Casey Bass and Clay Harden, Live broadcast on WTRP 620 AM Lagrange with Doug … [Read more...]

GHSA Class AA State Softball Tournament Preview: Lady Braves vs. Harlem Bulldogs

Heard Co. Lady Braves vs. Harlem WHAT: GHSA State Championship Tournament featuring the top eight teams from each classification in Georgia vying for eight State Championships WHEN: Thursday-Saturday (October 24-26) OPENING GAME: The Lady Braves will battle the Harlem Bulldogs @ 4:00 PM on Thursday, Oct. 24 (Field #3) WHERE: South Commons Softball … [Read more...]

Braves blast Red Jackets 49-14

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves remain perfect (3-0) in Region 5-AA competition following a 49-14 homecoming game win over Jordan at Staples Stadium Friday night. A large crowd was on hand to see the Braves (3-4, 3-0) dismantle the visiting Red Jackets behind strong performances on both sides of the ball. The home squad led 37-0 at the half … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County Homecoming Highlights

(Franklin, GA) -- A festive atmosphere took center stage in Franklin this week as the Brave Nation and Heard County High School hosted its annual Homecoming Week. The celebration included the crowning of the 2019 Homecoming Queen during the halftime of Friday night’s 49-14 region football win over visiting Jordan. The capacity home crowd cheered loudly as … [Read more...]

Braves take down Temple, will host championship game Thursday at Staples

(Franklin, GA) -- Current Florida Gator Emory Jones was the eighth grade quarterback of the Heard County Middle Braves football team the last time they won a league championship in 2013. This year's squad will have a chance to equal that feat next week when they host Villa Rica in the 2019 West Georgia Small School Championship game at Staples Stadium. The … [Read more...]