December 16, 2019

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...]

Lady Braves top Greenwave in Region 5-AA opener

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Lady Braves varsity basketball team scored a much-needed 50-25 win over Spencer Friday night at HCHS in the Region 5-AA opening game of the season. Coach Helen Akins' squad put together a strong team effort on the offensive end of the floor with six Lady Braves scoring at least four points including all five starters. The … [Read more...]

HCMS scores big hoops sweep over Carrollton Trojans

(Carrollton, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School basketball teams both scored huge wins over the Carrollton Middle Trojans Monday evening at Carrollton High School. The HCMS Lady Braves won 45-43 in a classic overtime thriller, while the HCMS Braves routed the Trojans 47-31. The Lady Braves trailed by 12 points at the half and by a full 10 points after … [Read more...]

Middle Braves 2-0 after win over Tigers

(Temple, GA) -- The HCMS boys basketball team moved to 2-0 on the young season Thursday with a 43-26 at Temple. A staunch defensive effort was key for the Braves as they allowed the Tigers to score just five first half points. The Braves led 23-5 at the half and 37-13 after three quarters before some of the younger guys saw significant minutes in the … [Read more...]

Middle Braves sweep Wildcats to open 2019-2020 hoop season

(Villa Rica, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School basketball season is officially underway after both teams earned decisive wins on the road versus the Villa Rica Middle School Wildcats. The defending small school champion Lady Braves won handily 44-7 and were never challenged in a rematch from last year's title game. The girls were especially dominant in … [Read more...]

Brave varsity basketball sweeps Oak Mountain

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams each scored big home opening wins over Oak Mountain Academy Tuesday night in Franklin. The Lady Braves won handily 51-22 to move to 1-1 on the young season, while the Braves gutted out a narrow 38-34 win to earn new head coach Derek Smith his first win as a varsity … [Read more...]

Brave football season ends at Pepperell

(Lindale, GA) -- The football season came to an end for the Heard County Braves last Friday night in a 27-7 road loss to the Pepperell Dragons. The Braves put up a strong fight on a cold and rainy night but could not overcome a strong defensive effort by the Dragons from Region 7-AA. A group of seniors led the way for a Brave defense that held the Dragons … [Read more...]

Heard County’s First Female Football Player

(Franklin, GA) -- The high school football season came to an end for the Heard County Braves last Friday night with a 27-7 loss at Pepperell in the first round of the state playoffs. One of the team members that took the loss very hard was a brand new player that only began playing the sport of football for the first time this season -- sophomore Ellen … [Read more...]

Hoop Season Underway at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2019-2020 basketball season got underway this week at Heard County High School as the Lady Braves traveled to Villa Rica Thursday for a tough season opener versus a Wildcat squad that finished as the State Runner-ups in Class AAAAA last season. The Lady Braves were battling some early season illness and injuries but fought hard in a … [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...]