October 27, 2020

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/31/17)

(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.

NEWS AND NOTES

Under Armour All-American Brave — Star QB Emory Jones will be competing at the 2018 Under Armour All-America Game on January 4th, 2018 at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Kickoff is TBD and the game will be televised on ESPN.

UWG Kickoff — The University of West Georgia Wolves open the regular season tonight at University Stadium versus Fort Valley State (7:00 PM). The Wolves feature to former Braves, red-shirt freshman defensive back Austin Barron and freshman kicker Trey Wiggins.

Brave Nation Player of the Week

The Brave Nation Player of the Week is HHS football lineman Mr. David Urquilla.

Urquilla has been strong on both sides of the ball during the first two games this season especially during last week’s tough loss to Saraland where he grade high on the offensive line and made seven tackles on defense (two for a loss).

Congratulations to David for being named this week’s Brave Nation Player of the Week!

First Cross Country Meets — Both the varsity and middle school cross country teams will open the season next week. See the schedule below for more information on times and locations.

Stateline Volunteers Needed — The Marching Braves will be hosting their first ever band competition on Saturday, September 30 at Staples Stadium and are in need of community volunteers for the event. If you can help please call Joy Thompson at 706-594-6879 or email her at JoyT30217@yahoo.com.

Weekly Schedule BASE

Thursday, August 31

~ Varsity Softball vs. Callaway (5:30 PM)

~ HCMS Softball @ Villa Rica (5:00 PM)

~ JV Football vs. Temple (5:30 PM)

Friday, Sept. 1

~ Varsity Football @ New Manchester (7:30 PM)

Monday, Sept. 4

~ Holiday (No School)

Tuesday, Sept. 5

~ Cross Country @ Cedartown ( 4:00 PM)

~ JV Softball vs. Carrollton (5:30 PM)

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

Wednesday, Sept. 6

~ HCMS Cross Country @ Carrollton (5:00 PM)

Thursday, Sept. 7

~ JV Football @ Bremen (5:30 PM)

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

Friday, Sept. 8

~ Varsity Football vs. Darlington (7:30 PM)

~ Varsity Softball @ Carrollton Tournament (TBA)

Saturday, Sept. 9

~ Varsity Softball @ Carrollton Tournament (TBA)

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