October 27, 2020

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/16/16)

(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.


Final Scrimmage — Chapel Hill downed the Braves 19-7 in Friday’s final scrimmage at Staples Stadium.

Baseball Pitch Count — The GHSA unanimously approved a pitch count in baseball at its fall executive committee meeting Monday in Macon. Pitchers will be limited to 110 pitches per game and 120 pitches per playoff series as well as other new days of rest requirements between outings for both starters and relief pitchers.

Brave Nation Player of the Week

Waspen 3The Brave Nation Player of the Week is senior varsity softball player  Ms. Aspen Barker.

Aspen has been the hottest hitter of the season so far for the Lady Braves with a .462 batting average through the first four games of the season.

Congratulations to Aspen for being named this week’s Player of the Week!

(Photo Courtesy of Classical Photography)

Barron named Northwest Bowl coach — Coach Tim Barron has been selected as the head coach of the ‘Titans’ in the Georgia Northwest Bowl IV which will be played as part of a triple-header at McEachern High School on December 17, 2016. Barron’s squad will feature players from Alexander, Bowdon, Bremen, Carrollton, Central, Chapel Hill, Douglas, Haralson, Hiram, Heard County, Langston Hughes, Lithia Springs, Mt. Zion, New Manchester, Temple, Villa Rica, and Westlake.

Lady Braves Rafting — High school softball players went on a white water rafting trip during the summer. To see photos from the excursion visit Heard County Braves softball on Facebook. While you are there be sure to give the page a “like” for updates on Lady Brave softball.

Season Opener Preview — Be sure to check HeardCitizen.com tomorrow for a game preview, directions, and other info about this Thursday’s season opening varsity football game at South Atlanta.


Weekly Schedule BASE

Tuesday, August 16

~ Varsity Softball @ Newnan (6:00 PM)

~ JV Softball @ Newnan (4:30 PM)

Wednesday, August 17

~ JV Softball DH vs. Callaway (4:30/6:00 PM)

Thursday, August 18

~ Varsity Football @ South Atlanta (7:30 PM)

~ Varsity Softball @ Lagrange (6:00 PM)

~ JV Softball @ Lagrange (4:30 PM)

Saturday, August 20

~ Berry College/Harding Scrimmage @ Staples Stadium (7:30 PM)

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