November 27, 2021

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (06/27/18)

(Franklin) — Each week during the sports season, 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 with either “News and Notes” or  “Player of the Week” in the subject line.


Braves Fishing at Nationals — The Brave Anglers Chris Carroll and Payton Caldwell along with boat captain David Carroll are fishing the National Tournament at Pickwick, AL this week with the first official day of fishing today.

Hall of Fame Ceremony — The Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame night will take place prior to the Alexander scrimmage (7:30 PM) at Staples Stadium on August 10, 2018. Click here to view the 2018 inductees.

Football Program Ad Deadline — Business Ads are available for the 2018 Braves football program through this Friday, June 29. Prices range from $50 for a business card ad to $200 for a full page. Contact Amanda Horn at 706-675-3656 or email her at for further information.

Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week

The Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week are former Lady Braves and current FSU softball players junior shortstop Cali Harrod and sophomore catcher Anna Shelnutt.

Anna and Cali shined a spotlight on Heard County earlier this month as the Seminoles battled back to capture the NCAA National Championship in Oklahoma City. Both played extremely well during the postseason while holding down two of the most crucial positions on the field.

Congratulations to Anna and Cali for being named this week’s Brave Nation Co-Players of the Week. (Photo courtesy of Yolonda Shelnutt)

Off Season Workouts — Braves from all sports are working hard this off-season to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 sports seasons.

Softball Camp — Softball camp will take place at Heard High School July 16-17 from 9AM-12PM. The cost is $40 per child and you may register at HCPR or by emailing

2018 Football Schedule — See below to view the 2018 Heard County Brave varsity football schedule.

2018 Heard County Braves Varsity Football Schedule

8/10 Alexander 7:30 PM Staples Stadium Scrimmage / Hall of Fame Game / Program Dedication
8/17 LaGrange 7:30 PM Away
8/24 Open
8/31 Hapeville Charter 7:30 PM Staples Stadium CES Pep Rally / CES Faculty on Balcony
9/7 Rockmart 7:30 PM Away
9/14 Central 7:30 PM Staples Stadium HES Pep Rally/HES Spirit Night / HES Faculty on Balcony
9/21 Spencer 7:30 PM Staples Stadium Region / Homecoming
9/28 Open
10/5 Temple 7:30 PM Away Region
10/12 Jordan 7:30 PM Kinnett Stadium Region
10/19 Callaway 7:30 PM Staples Stadium EES Pep Rally / EES Faculty on Balcony
10/26 Lamar 7:30 PM Staples Stadium Region / Senior Night
11/2 Bremen 7:30 PM Away Region




  1. The Chemistry Teacher says

    Way to go Luther! How proud you must feel.

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