November 27, 2021

Football Preview: Braves vs. Central

Heard Co. Braves vs. Central Lions

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 14 @ 7:30 PM

WHERE: Staples Stadium

ADDRESS: 545 Main St, Franklin, GA 30217

RADIO: The game will be featured on Graddick Communications 98.9 Great Classics Radio out of Carrollton.

THEME: In conjunction with the local foundation ‘Keris Kares,’ a special ‘Gold-Out’ night is in effect. Students and fans are encouraged to weear yellow gold in support of childhood cancer. Click here for more info.

RECORDS: Braves (1-2, 0-0 in Region 5-AA), Lions (1-2, 0-0 in Region 5-AAAA)

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (130-58 in his 17th season with the Braves), Lions — Darius Smily (4-9 in his 2nd season with the Lions)

RANKINGS: Braves (Unranked), Lions (Unranked)

SERIES: The Lions lead the all-time series 4-2

LAST MEETING: The Braves defeated the Lions 42-21 in 2017

NEXT WEEK: Braves vs. Spencer, Lions vs. Lagrange

COLORS: Braves (Maroon and Gray), Lions (Maroon, Gray, and White)

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Central High SchoolHeard County High School

ADMISSION: $8 at the gate or available $6 via pre-sale at any Heard County school

WEATHER: Sunny Skies and a temperature of 86 degrees at kickoff

(Photo Courtesy of Jeff Napier)

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