September 18, 2019

Hall of Fame Game Preview: Braves vs. Lagrange

Lagrange Grangers @ Heard Co. Braves

WHEN: Friday, August 23 @ 7:30 PM

WHERE: Staples Stadium

ADDRESS: 545 Main St, Franklin, GA 30217

RECORDS: Braves (0-0, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Grangers (0-0, 0-0 in Region 5-AAAA)

THEME: MAROON MANIA (Fans and students are encouraged to wear MAROON)

PREGAME: Heard County Athletics will honor the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees prior to the game at around 6:45 PM

RADIO: The B92.1 Country Agrimerica Farm and Construction Tailgate Show will be live at Staples Stadium Friday night prior to the game! Coach Charles Jetmore, Nathan Horsley, and Matthew Skinner will be the hosts beginning at 5PM and the play-by-play of the game with Casey Bass and Clay Harden will air on Great Classics 98.9! Doug Stephens will be calling the play-by-play for WTRP 620 AM in Lagrange. Click here to listen online.

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (141-59 in his 18th season with the Braves), Grangers — Chuck Gibbs  (2-8 in his 2nd season with the Grangers)

RANKINGS: Braves (AJC No. 5 in Class AA), Grangers (Unranked in Class AAAA)

SERIES: The Grangers lead the all-time series 2-1

NEXT WEEK: Braves are open, Grangers are open

COLORS: Braves (Maroon and Gray), Grangers (Blue and White)

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Lagrange High SchoolHeard County High School

ADMISSION: $8 at the gate or $6 via presale at Heard County Schools

WEATHER: Mostly Cloudy with a temperature of 82 degrees at kickoff

Photo courtesy of Jeff Napier

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