March 29, 2020

Katy Gray receives excellence in American History Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- At the recent chapter meeting for the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, Katy Gray from Heard County Middle School was awarded the Excellence in American History Medal for her chapter-winning essay on “The Voyage of the Mayflower.” Katy also received a Certificate of Award for her essay. Katy’s parents, Beth and Billy Gray, were also present 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...]

Spring Signings at Heard High

(Franklin, GA) -- Six senior Heard County High school athletes from six different sports took part in the Spring Signing Day last month at Heard County High School. Family, friends, administrators, faculty and coaches were all on hand for the festivities organized multiple times each year by HHS athletic director Shane Lassetter. The future collegiates … [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...]

State Wrestling Championships Preview

Class AA State Wrestling Championships WHEN: Thursday, February 14- Saturday, February 16 WHERE: The Macon Centreplex (Coliseum) ADDRESS:  200 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA 31217 ON THE WEB: Family, friends and fans can watch all matches and all mats of Traditional State Championships LIVE at NFHSNetwork.com/GHSA and trackwrestling.com. DVDs can also be ordered … [Read more...]

Braves win third straight in region play

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves claimed wins over Lamar County and Temple this weekend to even up their Region 5-AA record at 3-3 and set up an exciting rematch at tomorrow night in Franklin. The Braves knocked off the Lamar County Trojans 60-44 at home Friday night as the team recognized senior point guard Alijah Huzzie's 1000 career point … [Read more...]

Not Enough Cowbell: Brave Defense Stymies Devils to Claim Region 5-AA Crown

(Bremen, GA) -- The Bremen High School student section were certain all signs pointed to a Blue Devil win just prior to Friday night's huge region clash -- but in the end (and on the field) all signs pointed to another Region 5-AA Championship for the Heard County Braves. In the battle between two of the top five ranked teams in the state, a stellar … [Read more...]

Lady Braves vault to No. 4 state ranking

(Franklin, GA) -- After remaining unranked by state pollsters through the first few weeks of the season, the Lady Brave varsity softball team vaulted to No. 4 earlier this week in the Score Atlanta week four rankings. The Lady Braves (12-3, 5-0) were solid again last week picking up two easy region wins over Jordan at home on Wednesday and two more big wins … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (09/04/18)

(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...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/21/18)

(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...]