Heard Citizen

Region Champs! Braves Claim First Crown in 30 Years

April 25, 2015

(Franklin) — It certainly didn’t come easy Friday night in Franklin but after the dust had settled Coach Trent Bianco and the Heard County Braves varsity baseball team were crowned Region Champions for the first time since 1985. The Braves needed to win one of the two games in the Senior Night doubleheader versus rival Bowdon […]

15 Braves Advance to State Track Sectionals

April 24, 2015

(Franklin) — Nine girls and six boys from the Braves’ varsity track teams will be competing at the GHSA Class AA Track and Field Sectionals in Fitzgerald on May 2 after claiming spots at the Region 5-AA Track finals held at HCMS earlier this week. The Lady Braves (107 team points) claimed a strong second […]

Braves take another step toward Region 5-AA Title

April 22, 2015

(Bowdon, GA) — The Braves baseball team continued their hot streak Tuesday afternoon in Bowdon dominating the Red Devils 17-5 in five innings at W.C. Roop Field. The win moves the Braves one step closer to their first Region Championship in 30 years.

Braves take huge rubber game over Blue Devils

April 21, 2015

(Franklin) — The Braves took another big step towards a Region 5-AA Championship Monday in Franklin where they took the rubber game of a best-of-three series with Bremen by a score of 7-4. It was a beautiful day for baseball at HHS after the series finale had been rained out for several consecutive days. Chandler […]

Region 5-AA Runner-Up Braves Hosting GAC

April 20, 2015

(Franklin) — The Braves men’s tennis team finished as Region 5-AA Runner-Ups last week at the region tournament last week at HHS. The boys knocked off Bowdon in the semi-finals before dropping the championship match to a seasoned Bremen Blue Devil team. This was an impressive seventh time in eight seasons of tennis that the […]

Walk-off hit lifts Braves over Blue Devils

April 17, 2015

(Franklin) — The Heard County Braves baseball program got a huge win in Franklin Thursday night as they knocked off Region 5-AA favorite and the No. 9 team in the state Bremen on an extra-inning walk-off single up the middle by junior Zack Hill. The Braves won the game 3-2 in the bottom of the […]

Local competing at Bodybuilding Show

(Newnan, GA) — Qua Reid, a 2013 graduate of Heard County High School will be competing this Sunday at the 2015 NGA Georgia Natural Bodybuilding, Fitness, and Bikini Championship. This will be Reid’s second year competing at the show presented by Elite Fitness. The event takes place at the Charles Wadsworth Auditorium at 25 Jefferson […]

8th Annual Silent Auction this Saturday Night

April 15, 2015

(Franklin) — The 8th Annual Heard County Athletic Booster Silent Auction will take place Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Heard High School Cafeteria (Doors open at 5:30). All proceeds from this event will go to support Heard High School athletics.

Braves enjoy undefeated spring break

(Franklin) — While many students were enjoying spring break last week, the Braves varsity baseball team was taking care of business on the diamond, extending their Region 5-AA winning streak to 11 games after blasting the Manchester Blue Devils and Temple Tigers in five games. The Braves knocked off the Blue Devils 14-1 on Monday […]

HCMS Athletes Shine at Track Championships

April 3, 2015

(Franklin) — The Heard County Middle School track squad braved some very cold weather on Friday, March 27 in Franklin where they hosted the West Georgia Middle School track finals for both the big and small school divisions. At the end of the night, the HCMS boys and girls captured the overall small school championship […]

Polk leads Braves over Blue Devils

(Franklin) — Junior Chandler Polk had a huge day at the plate Tuesday afternoon as the Braves varsity baseball team cruised to a 15-0 win over the Manchester Blue Devils in four innings. Polk had a single, double, and home run to go along with seven RBI’s and two runs scored in a game that […]

HCMS Braves put two more in the win column

March 31, 2015

(Franklin) — The HCMS Braves baseball team scored two more important wins last week over Bowdon and Temple. On Wednesday, the Braves beat rival Bowdon 7-4. Tray Owens pitched five innings getting the win on the mound, and Peyton Caldwell came on in the sixth inning to record the save.

Barron Impresses at Nike Football Opening Regionals

(Buford, GA) — Heard County Brave running back Austin Barron competed with some of the top athletes in the Southeast at the Nike Football Opening Regionals held at Buford High School last Sunday. The recruiting Class of 2016 prospect finished with a Nike Football Rating in the top 10 out of almost 400 prospects who […]

Keagan Spradlin No-Hitter Leads Braves in Region 5-AA Opener

(Cusseta, GA) — Junior Brave pitcher Keagan Spradlin tossed a no-hitter over five innings Tuesday night as the varsity Braves dominated the Chattahoochee County Panthers on the road in Cusseta to open the Region 5-AA baseball schedule. The Braves offense scored in every inning including one run in the first, three runs in both the […]

WGTC Men’s Basketball Open Tryouts

(Carrollton, GA) — West Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Niki Okolovitch has announced that the program will hold two open tryouts – on April 18 and May 23. The tryouts will be held at Oak Mountain Academy, located at 222 Cross Plains Road in Carrollton. The tryout on April 18 will start at noon, and […]

Braves Clip Wolverines

March 19, 2015

(Marietta, GA) — A 3-run triple by Chandler Polk in the top of the fifth inning Wednesday helped lead the Braves varsity baseball team to an 8-7 road win over the Walker Wolverines. Polk’s big hit scored Tristan Brown, Lee Kay, and Zack Stephens. Stephens also had a nice day at the plate with three […]

Harrod Selected for GACA All-Star Softball Showcase

March 18, 2015

(Rome, GA) — Heard High senior shortstop Cali Harrod was selected this week to compete in the 2015 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Softball Showcase this summer in Rome, GA. The GACA All-Star Softball Showcase is held each June as the culmination of the outstanding careers of many of the top players from around the […]

HCMS Boys Place 3rd at Invitational

March 17, 2015

(Franklin) — The boys track team at HCMS finished third in the 4th Annual Invitational Track meet held on March 7 at HCMS in Franklin. The team scored 124 points following second place Carrollton Junior High (177 points) and first place Auburn Junior High (236 points). “I am proud of our team as a whole.