Heard Citizen

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 […]

Home Runs Power Lady Braves over Devillettes

(Bowdon, GA) — The Lady Braves moved to 2-0 in Region 5-AA play Tuesday with a convincing 6-1 win road over the Bowdon Red Devillettes in Bowdon. Head Coach Matt Hornsby wanted his line-up to put at least a run on the board in the top of the first and that they did and better […]

Bulldogs defeat Braves

September 20, 2014

(Cedartown, GA) — The Braves traveled to Cedartown Friday night where they were unable to overcome a big first quarter by the Bulldogs, falling 45-21 on homecoming night for the hosts. After the Bulldogs scored early on a 51-yard rush by Zontorious Scofield, the Braves answered quickly fueled by a 79-yard kick off return by Junior […]

Middle Braves wear down Devils with strong 2nd half

September 19, 2014

(Bowdon, GA) — The Heard County Middle School football team traveled to arch rival Bowdon Thursday afternoon and walked off the field with a 30-8 win fueled primarily by a strong second half performance. Several turnovers by both teams had the game tied at 8-8 at the half before the Braves broke it open in […]

Lady Braves Crush Panthers

September 19, 2014

(Franklin) — After facing a barrage of state ranked opponents and larger schools this season the Lady Braves finally got a break Thursday in their first region game with the Chattahoochee County Panthers. The Lady Braves dominated from start to finish winning 18-2 in game called after three innings. Hannah Sanders hit her third homerun […]

Lady Braves bomb Cavs 9-1

September 18, 2014

(Franklin) — The Lady Braves varsity softball team stayed hot at the plate Wednesday afternoon at Heard High School where they routed the Callaway Lady Cavaliers 9-1 in five innings. The key blows for the Lady Braves came on three home runs, two by sophomore Hannah Sanders and one by junior Alexis Raines. The Lady Braves […]

Lady Braves edge #2 ranked Vikings

September 17, 2014

(Franklin) — Jordan Watson pitched out of a bases loaded jam in the top of the seventh inning Tuesday night to secure perhaps the biggest win in school history as the Lady Braves knocked off the Northgate Lady Vikings 6-5 at HHS. The Vikings (12-4) entered the game ranked #2 in the state in Class […]

HCMS Cross Country Competes at Temple Meet

September 16, 2014

(Temple, GA) — The HCMS Cross Country team traveled to Temple Monday for the first of three cross country meets they will participate in this week. The team had a good meet at Temple with many runners improving their times. Lily Langley scored a 5th place finish and Donta Dunson finished 10th.

Lady Braves Homecoming Week

September 16, 2014

(Franklin) — After playing almost exclusively on the road this season, the Lady Braves softball team will play at home for the next three days where they will host Northgate, Callaway, and Chattahoochee County. The Lady Braves have only played one of their first 19 games at Heard High School but will be at home […]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (09/15/14)

September 15, 2014

(Franklin) — As we reach mid-September, we are getting into the heart of our division schedules. This is when we need to our athletes to reach down deep and continue to work hard in order to achieve our goal, a division championship. We had a great finish last week at HCMS with both the football […]

Braves lose Dunson to injury in first win

(Franklin) — The Heard High Braves were able to overcome injuries to three crucial seniors Friday night and shutout the visiting South Atlanta Hornets 14-0 in the opening game at Staples Stadium. Standout seniors Levi Brown and Elijah Toney were able to play through their injuries at less than 100 percent but the big blow […]

Middle Braves stifle Eagles 26-6

(Franklin) — The Heard County Middle School football team broke into the win column at home Thursday afternoon where they downed the visiting Mt. Zion Eagles 26-6. The win moves the Middle Braves to 1-1 on the season after an opening game loss to Callaway two weeks ago.

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (09/10/14)

September 10, 2014

(Franklin) — This is the first installment of HCMS Tomahawk Talk, a weekly newsletter providing insight and information about Heard County Middle School athletics. This is another way for us to communicate with the public about what’s going on with our sports teams and athletes. The 2014 football season gets into full swing this week […]