October 21, 2019

Braves blast Red Jackets 49-14

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves remain perfect (3-0) in Region 5-AA competition following a 49-14 homecoming game win over Jordan at Staples Stadium Friday night. A large crowd was on hand to see the Braves (3-4, 3-0) dismantle the visiting Red Jackets behind strong performances on both sides of the ball. The home squad led 37-0 at the half … [Read more...]

Braves take down Temple, will host championship game Thursday at Staples

(Franklin, GA) -- Current Florida Gator Emory Jones was the eighth grade quarterback of the Heard County Middle Braves football team the last time they won a league championship in 2013. This year's squad will have a chance to equal that feat next week when they host Villa Rica in the 2019 West Georgia Small School Championship game at Staples Stadium. The … [Read more...]

Lady Braves punch ticket No. 7 to Columbus

(Franklin, GA) -- For a remarkable seventh time in eight years, the Lady Braves are once again bound for Columbus in hopes of bringing home the school's second GHSA Class State Softball Championships. The No. 2 state ranked Lady Braves made short work of the visiting Bleckley County Royals at Heard High Wednesday sweeping the visitors in a doubleheader that … [Read more...]

HCMS Lady Braves compete at All-Star Softball Game

(Mt. Zion, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School softball coaching staff and three players traveled to Mt. Zion Middle School this week to compete at the 2019 West Georgia Middle School Exhibition All-Star game. Heard County coaches Alicia Carroll, Kelley Hadley, and Dalton Reed led one of the all-star squads and the Lady Braves who competed in the game … [Read more...]

GHSA Class AA Round 2 Softball Preview: Lady Braves vs. Bleckley County

Heard Co. Lady Braves vs. Bleckley Co. Royals WHEN: Wednesday/Thursday October 16-17 GAME TIMES: Doubleheader @ 4:00 PM on Wednesday, Game 3 if necessary @ 6:00 PM on Thursday WHERE: Heard County High School ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217 RECORDS: Lady Braves (23-6), Royals (16-11) SEEDINGS: Lady Braves #1 in Region 5-AA, Royals #2 in Region … [Read more...]

Alex Boyd’s big night leads Braves over Tigers

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County running back Alex Boyd crashed the party for the Tigers. The junior was a workhorse for the Braves offense as he carried the ball 16 times for 224 yards and caught a 57-yard TD pass from junior QB Leroy Marsh in the Braves' 41-13 win over Temple Friday night in Franklin. Boyd accounted for 281 of the team's 396 total … [Read more...]

Lady Braves sweep Dragons and advance to Sweet 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team swept the visiting Pepperell Lady Dragons from Region 7-AA in the first round of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs Tuesday afternoon in Franklin. The senior pitching duo of Katelyn Jiles and Caroline Jones led the way in the circle with each earning a playoff win. In a 7-2 game one win, Jiles was again sharp … [Read more...]

Class AA State Playoff Preview: Lady Braves vs. Pepperell

Heard Co. Lady Braves vs. Pepperell Dragons WHAT: GHSA Class AA State Playoffs Round One Best-Of-Three Series WHEN: Tuesday/Wednesday October 8-9 GAME TIMES: Doubleheader @ 4:00 PM on Tuesday, Game 3 if necessary @ 5:00 PM on Wednesday WHERE: Heard County High School ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217 RECORDS: Lady Braves (21-6, 10-1), Dragons … [Read more...]

3-Peat Complete! Another softball title at HCMS!

(Franklin, GA) — The Heard County Middle School Lady Braves softball team claimed a third straight small school division title Thursday with a 10-2 Championship game win over rival Bowdon. The Lady Braves earned the home field advantage after another tremendous regular season with only one loss to Carrollton from the large school division. A 15-0 semifinal … [Read more...]

Lady Braves seize seventh region softball title in 10 years

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves endured scorching temperatures during a long day of softball at Heard High Thursday to once again capture a Region 5-AA Championship. It was the seventh region crown for Matt Hornsby and the Lady Braves during his 10th season as head coach and even more importantly secured the host squad a No. 1 seed heading into next … [Read more...]