January 22, 2020

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (03/08/18)

(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 editor@heardcitizen.com with either “News and Notes” or  “Player of the Week” in the subject line.


Huge Rematch — The Brave varsity football team will host defending Class AA Champion Hapeville Charter in the home opener at Staples Stadium on August 31 at 7:30 PM in a rematch from last season’s epic Class AA semifinal showdown.

First Baseball Win — The Braves defeated Shelby County 7-2 at home last Saturday for their first win of the season. Tray Owens was sharp on the hill allowing no earned runs and striking out eight batters to earn the win. Tanner Collins and Bryan Jones led the way offensively with two doubles apiece.

Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week

The Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week are weightlifters Luis Vasquez and David Wilkins.

Luis, a senior, and David, a junior each won individual state titles in their respective weight classes at the GACA State Weightlifting Meet at Jefferson High School last Saturday.

Vasquez lifted a total of 665 pounds in the 206-225 pound class and Wilkins lifted 525 pounds at 151-160.

Congrats to Luis and David for being named this week’s Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week.

Silent Auction — The annual silent auction sports fundraiser will take place at 6:00 PM on Saturday, April 28, 2017. If you are interested in being a personal, business, or corporate sponsor for this event contact Shane Lasseter at 678-378-2042 or Lori Cabe at 706-675-3656 for more information. You may purchase a ticket from any HHS athlete or coach.

Fishing Results — Heard High School Anglers Chris Carroll and Payton Caldwell finished in 5th place last Saturday at the GICAA/SAF West Point Open at Highland Marina in Lagrange.

Weekly Schedule BASE

Thursday, March 8

~ HCMS Track @ Bremen (4:30 PM)

~ Home Varsity Track @ HCMS (4:30 PM)

~ HCMS Baseball vs. Temple (5:00 PM)

Friday, March 9

~ HCMS Baseball vs. Central (5:00 PM)

~ JV Baseball @ Newnan (5:55 PM)

~ Varsity Tennis (Granger Invitational)

Saturday, March 10

~ Varsity Tennis (Granger Invitational)

~ JV Baseball @ Coosa (1:00 PM)

~ Varsity Baseball @ Coosa (3:00 PM)

Monday, March 12

~ HCMS Track @ Bowdon (4:30 PM)

Tuesday, March 13

~ Varsity Tennis vs. Jordan (4:00 PM)

~ HCMS Baseball @ Bay Springs (5:00 PM)

~ Varsity Baseball @ Handley (6:30 PM)

Wednesday, March 14

~ HCMS Baseball @ Mt. Zion (5:00 PM)

Thursday, March 15

~ HCMS Baseball @ Mt. Zion (5:00 PM)

Friday, March 16

~ Varsity Track at Central (4:00 PM)

Saturday, March 17

~ Varsity Baseball vs. Brookstone (1:00 PM)

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