September 24, 2020

Senior moments spark softball win over rival Callaway

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves celebrated their three senior players in a Senior Night ceremony prior to Tuesday night's big Region 5-AA home clash versus Callaway. Fittingly, it was those same three players that provided the late fireworks to push the squad to an important 9-1 region win. Seniors Beth Taylor, Alyssa Hall, and Sydney Goddard delivered … [Read more...]

Lady Braves split versus Panthers, Warriors

(Woodstock, GA) -- The Lady Braves traveled to Woodstock, GA Saturday to take on the Class AA Union County Panthers and the Class AAAAAAA Cherokee Warriors at the Twins Creek Softball Complex. The Lady Braves earned a 6-2 win over the 2A Panthers in game one before falling 9-3 to the 7A Warriors in game two. Freshman LilyRae Fulford took the mound and … [Read more...]

HCMS volleyball season entering home stretch

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School volleyball team has put together a solid season thus far in 2020 posting a 9-5 record as the season enters the home stretch of games. The squad has posted some impressive wins over the first few weeks of the season including two wins each over Carrollton, Haralson County, and Temple. The HCMS team has both … [Read more...]

Braves upend Blue Devils at Staples Stadium

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves moved to 3-0 on the regular season at Staples Stadium Friday night where they upended the visiting Manchester Blue Devils by a final score of 35-20. A dominant first half propelled the Braves to the win as everything seemed to go right for the home team in the first 24 minutes of action. The Braves led at one point … [Read more...]

Tanner Collins scores first Crate win at Talladega Short Track

(Franklin, GA) -- Local dirt track driver Tanner Collins scored a big win last Saturday at the CRM Motors CRUSA 604 Crate Late model feature event held at The Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama. The victory in the highly competitive race was the first Crate win for Collins who has been racing cars for several years after getting his start as a … [Read more...]

Brave fishing season underway at Heard High

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Bass Angler fishing season got underway last weekend at the Wiregrass Tournament in Dothan, AL. Pictured above is the Brave fishing team Braxton Langley (L) and Colton Bates. Along with boat captain Shane Bates, the sophomore HCHS students were the first Heard County team to compete this year and scored 246 … [Read more...]

Lady Braves down Blue Devils in Top-3 Clash

(Bremen, GA) -- The top ranked Lady Braves traveled to Bremen Tuesday and came out on top in an important battle between two of the state's top three Class AA softball teams. The No. 1 ranked Lady Braves won the game 8-2 over the Blue Devils who entered the game as the No. 3 team in Class AA according to the Week 4 poll. The crucial blow in the game for … [Read more...]

Braves hold on for exciting 36-29 win over Dragons

(Lindale, GA) -- The Heard County Braves improved to 2-0 Friday night following an exciting and hard-fought 36-29 road win over the same Pepperell Dragon squad that eliminated the Braves from the state playoffs last season. The Braves held on for the win despite losing several important players to injury throughout the game including star senior skill … [Read more...]

HCMS Lady Brave softball off to a strong 5-0 start

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School softball team is off to another hot start as the three time defending West Georgia Small School Champions aim for a record fourth straight crown. The Lady Braves defeated Bowdon and Villa Rica this week to push the squad's season record to 5-0. In Monday's win at Bowdon, a strong start on the mound by seventh … [Read more...]

Braves enter state rankings after opening night win over South Atlanta

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves football team debuted in the state's Top 10 rankings following a 20-6 opening night win over South Atlanta Friday night at Staples Stadium. The Braves had been unranked in the preseason polls before appearing in both the AJC and Score Atlanta rankings this week. The Braves are ranked No. 9 in Class AA according to … [Read more...]