March 29, 2020

2020 Heard County High School Baseball Preview

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves varsity baseball team will take the field for its regular season opener tomorrow with a de facto day-night home doubleheader versus a pair of Devil squads at HCHS. The Braves were originally slated to open with Pepperell at home Tuesday before the rains came. That contest will now take place on March 11. The 2020 … [Read more...]

GHSA State Playoff Preview: Lady Braves @ Chattooga

Heard County Lady Braves @ Chattooga Indians WHAT: First Round of the 2019-2020 GHSA Class AA Girl's Basketball Playoffs WHEN: Friday Night, February 14, 2019 @ 6:00 PM WHERE: Gymnasium @ Chattooga High School ADDRESS: 989 Highway 114, Summerville, GA 30747 DIRECTIONS: Click here for directions RECORDS: Indians (20-6, 14-1 in Region 7-AA), Lady Braves … [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...]

‘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...]

12U Christmas Tourney Champs!

(Franklin, GA) -- The 12U Lady Braves basketball team won the 2019 Preseason Christmas Tournament at the Heard County Parks and Recreation Department Thursday in Franklin. Pictured above is the team with Coach Sabrina Lawson. On the front (L-R) are Layla Elkins, Emma Lawson, Lily Cantrell, and Keona White. In the back with Coach Lawson are Dru Parmer, … [Read more...]

Middle Braves sweep Red Devils at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- The HCMS basketball teams improved their records to a combined 9-1 on the season following a sweep of the Bowdon Red Devils Monday in Franklin. The Lady Braves raised their season mark to 4-1 after a solid 37-36 win after jumping out to an 18-9 lead at the half. Samantha Williams had the biggest game of her career to lead all scorers with … [Read more...]

Lady Brave Softball Players Honored with Postseason Awards

(Franklin, GA) -- The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) recently named several Heard County High School Lady Braves to their 2019 Class AA All-State softball team. Leading the way were four players who were named to the first team including pitcher Katelyn Jiles, outfielder Beth Taylor, catcher Mackenzie White, and shortstop Emma Helton. Senior … [Read more...]

GHSA Class AA State Playoff Preview: Heard County @ Pepperell

Heard Co. Braves @ Pepperell Dragons WHEN: Friday, November 15 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Pepperell High School ADDRESS: 3 Dragon Dr SE, Lindale, GA 30147 DIRECTIONS: http://mapq.st/33NVo5V RADIO: The game will be broadcast live with Casey Bass and Clay Harden on Great Classics 98.9 from Carrollton. Doug Stephens will have the play-by-play on WTRP 620 AM … [Read more...]

8U Little Braves wrap up football season with big win

(Franklin, GA) -- The 8U Braves finished off a solid season on Saturday, November 2 at Staples Stadium with a 37-13 win over Carroll County Maroon in the C- Bracket Championship game of the First Annual Kenneth Farmer Bowl (formerly the Kiwanis Bowl). The 8U squad coached by Jay Endicott earned the spot in the title game by defeating Carroll County Silver … [Read more...]