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HCMS Tomahawk Talk (10/22/14): Championship Edition

October 21, 2014

(Franklin) — This is it, the game that we have been working for since early June. Many people just look at middle school football and don’t really realize the time and effort that is put into it by both the players and coaches. We practiced two hours a day three days a week during June […]

Braves surge past Blue Devils

October 18, 2014

(Manchester, GA) — After a much needed bye last week, the Brave Nation traveled south to Manchester Friday night and used a strong second half to defeat the Blue Devils 35-20 in a game that featured the return of Duranta Dunson from a broken collarbone injury that happened in week two of the season. The […]

HCMS Rolls Past Villa Rica 28-6

(Franklin) — The Heard County Middle Braves extended their division winning streak to 11 games Thursday with a 28-6 win over the visiting Villa Rica Wildcats in the semi-finals of the West Georgia Athletic Conference Division Championships. The win earned the Middle Braves a chance at back-to-back titles and will mark their fourth consecutive appearance […]

Lady Braves trounce Bears en route to Sweet 16

October 16, 2014

(Franklin) — The Lady Braves flexed some top-seeded muscle at HHS Wednesday afternoon sweeping their way into the Sweet 16 of the GHSA State Playoffs with two dominant shutouts over the visiting Golden Bears of Holy Innocents, a private Region 6-AA high school from Atlanta. Junior pitcher Jordan Watson pitched a no-hitter in an 8-0 […]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (10/15/14)

October 15, 2014

(Franklin) — As we are winding down our respective seasons, I am excited in the directions that our various athletic programs are going. There are many times when people look at wins and losses as how success is measured. When coaching middle school, we take pride in the amount of games won, however, we are […]

Heard County Lineman Commits to Marshall University

October 13, 2014

(Huntington, WV) — Heard County Braves offensive lineman Levi Brown committed to play his collegiate football at Marshall University after visiting the school over the weekend. Brown was offered by the Division I school during the spring and finalized his decision after attending the Thundering Herd’s 49-24 romp over Middle Tennessee State Saturday. Marshall is […]

Lady Braves score elusive Region 5-AA Championship

October 12, 2014

(Bremen, GA) — The Lady Braves traveled to Bremen Saturday with a lot to prove at the Region 5-AA Championship softball tournament after failing to capture the trophy the past two seasons despite very strong third place finishes at the state tournament in Columbus. At the end of the night, senior Cali Harrod and the […]

HCMS Braves top Rebels in Overtime Thriller

October 11, 2014

(Franklin) — A huge crowd gathered Thursday at Heard County Middle School for eighth grade recognition day and were treated to arguably the most exciting football game in middle school history as the Middle Braves knocked off the Haralson County Rebels 44-42 in overtime. The Braves opened up the game with an onside kick and […]

Lady Braves aim for Region 5-AA Crown

October 10, 2014

(Bremen, GA) — The Lady Braves travel Saturday to Bremen High School for the very important Region 5-AA softball tournament which will determine the final seedings for the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs which begin next week. The squad will be looking to regroup after a difficult 1-0 senior night loss to Bremen last Thursday […]

JV Braves football game added Thursday

October 8, 2014

(Franklin) — The JV Football Braves have picked up another game to be played this Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Staples Stadium versus Mt. Zion. Kickoff will be at 5:30 PM.

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (10/07/14)

October 7, 2014

(Franklin) — It’s always great to be able to talk about our different teams and the success that they are having. With that being said, last week was an exciting week of sports at HCMS. Our softball and football teams successfully completed a sweep of division games while our cross-country team had success, against larger […]

Braves down Panthers 38-20; Cali Harrod named Queen

October 5, 2014

(Franklin) — Senior Lady Brave softball player Cali Harrod was crowned as the 2014 Heard High School Homecoming Queen Friday night at Staples Stadium during halftime of the Braves Region 5-AA win over the visiting Chattahoochee County Panthers. The 2013 Queen Camry Brice had the honor of crowning Harrod who was escorted by her father […]

Lions Best Braves in Battle of State Softball Powers

September 30, 2014

(Franklin) — The #1 ranked softball team in Class AAA (AJC) in the state of Georgia visited Heard High School Monday evening and proved why they are deserving of the top ranking, knocked off the #3 ranked Class AA (AJC) Lady Braves for the second time this season. The Central Lady Lions earned an 8-5 […]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (09/29/14)

September 29, 2014

(Franklin) — There is a slight chill in the air which signals that fall is here. It also means that championship time is drawing near. Softball and cross country are entering the final week of regular season competition this week with their playoffs being held next week (Oct.6-9).

Middle Braves Rally to Stifle Wildcats 24-12

September 28, 2014

(Franklin) — The HCMS football team used a last second first half score and a strong performance from the defense in the second half to rally to a 24-12 win over the visiting Villa Rica Wildcats Thursday to set up a divisional showdown with Temple this Thursday on the road. The Braves looked to be […]

Braves Battle Hard in Loss to Bulldogs

September 27, 2014

(Franklin) — The Braves varsity football team put up a strong fight Friday night in a 24-10 loss versus the visiting Macon County Bulldogs at Staples Stadium despite playing the game with a depleted line-up on both sides of the ball due to injuries. Head coach Tim Barron and staff knew last spring when they […]

Sophomore Lady Brave Stays Hot

September 26, 2014

(Temple, GA) — The Lady Braves softball team moved to 3-0 in Region 5-AA Thursday in Temple where they blasted the Lady Tigers 21-0 in three innings. The story of the game was again sophomore third baseman Hannah Sanders who continued her power surge with two three-run homers. Sanders has now hit seven long balls […]

JV Lady Braves Sink Pirates

September 25, 2014

(Franklin) — The junior varsity Lady Braves finished off a strong season at home Wednesday afternoon where they knocked off the visiting Pike County Pirates 2-1 in six innings of play. Sophomore Hattie Yarbrough gave a solid effort on the mound giving up only a single run to the Lady Pirates. On offense the Lady […]