Heard Citizen

WGTC Foundation Hosting 5th-annual Golf Tournament

June 24, 2015

(Carrollton, GA) — The West Georgia Technical College Foundation has announced the date and location for its fifth-annual West Georgia Tech Athletics Golf Classic benefitting West Georgia Tech Baseball. This year’s event will take place once again at Mirror Lake Golf Club in Villa Rica – on Friday, August 28th. “This is a huge event […]

2015 Braves Varsity Football Schedule

2015 BRAVES VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE Friday, August 14:  Scrimmage  vs. Alexander (HOME) Friday, August 21:  Scrimmage vs Greenville (HOME) Saturday, August 29:  -vs- Fitzgerald @ Mercer University Friday, September 4:  vs. Callaway (HOME) Friday, September 11:  vs South Atlanta (HOME) Friday, September 18:  vs.

Harrod Wins GACA All-Star Home Run Derby

(Rome, GA) — Recently graduated Heard High School softball star Cali Harrod made a huge impact this week at the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association all-star doubleheader held on the campus of Shorter College in Rome. Harrod made her mark even before Wednesday’s doubleheader by winning the Home Run Derby on Tuesday. She hit two homers […]

10 Braves chosen for All-Region Team

June 5, 2015

(Franklin) — Following up on the first region title in 30 years and a trip to the GHSA Elite-8, a record 11 Heard High School varsity baseball players were named by the region coaches as members of the 2015 All-Region 5-AA baseball team. Leading the way was outfielder and pitcher Lee Kay who received the […]

HCPR 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

HEARD CO. RECREATION 1st ANNUAL 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT  WHEN: JUNE 26th and 27th Age Groups (MALES): 12 to 15, 16-20, 21-27, 28-39, 40 and over Age Groups (FEMALES): 12 to 15, 16-20, 21-27, 28-39, 40 and over COST: $10 PER PLAYER (MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PLAYERS PER TEAM IS 4) AWARDS: (IN EVERY AGE GROUP) 1st Place: T-Shirt and Trophy […]

Senior Brave Signs Golf Scholarhip

May 29, 2015

(Franklin) — Senior Heard County Brave Nate Meadows became the first golfer in school history to sign a golf scholarship last week. Meadows had a host of family and friends on hand as he signed with the Point University Skyhawks on Wednesday, May 20 at HHS. Brave golf Coach D.J.

4th Annual Bravy Award Results

May 22, 2015

(Franklin) – A large crowd packed into the Heard County Middle School gymnasium Wednesday night for the 2015 Bravy Awards Show sponsored by Heard County Middle School Athletics in conjunction with HeardCitizen.com. The fourth annual version of the unique award show featured nominees from sports and other activities throughout the county including the recreation department, the […]

Fehribach and Wood named to GCAA All-conference Second Team

May 20, 2015

(Carrollton, GA) — West Georgia Tech baseball had two players named to the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (Region 17) Division I Baseball All-Region Second Team, with Corey Fehribach being selected as an infielder and Ty Wood as a closer. The conference office also announced that Blane Swift and Bryce Todd were selected to the GCAA […]

Braves Youth Summer Baseball Camp

May 19, 2015

(Franklin) — Head coach Trent Bianco and the Braves varsity baseball team will be hosting their annual Summer Baseball Camp from June 2-5 at Heard High School. The camp is open to grades K-6 and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. “This summer will mark the second year we’ve held […]

HCHS Summer Basketball Camp

May 18, 2015

(Franklin) — Heard County High School will host a Summer Basketball Camp at HHS from May 25-27. The camp will last from 9:00 a.m. until noon each day.

2015 Bravy Awards Special Olympics and Team Nominees

2015 Bravy Award Special Olympics Nominees – Anthony Brand      – Nigel Echols       – Blake Timmons       – Allen Stover   – Amos Scarborough       – Kevin Forbus       – Samantha Baker        – Kimberly Combs      – Haley Laster      – Tonya Hull   2015 […]

BREAKING NEWS: 2015 Bravy Awards Individual Nominee List

(Franklin) — Heard County Middle School and HeardCitizen.com are excited to announce the nominees for the 4th annual Bravy Awards Show. The Bravy Show will take place at the HCMS gym on May 20, 2015 beginning at 6:30 p.m. It will be the fourth year for the event which features live entertainment and the presentation […]

Brave Season Ends in Heartbreak

May 14, 2015

(Franklin) — The historic run for the Heard County Braves baseball team came to an end in heartbreaking fashion at HHS afternoon where the Fitzgerald Hurricane ended the Braves amazing post-season run on a walk-off base hit in the bottom of the seventh inning. It was a tough loss for the squad that saw a […]

Braves and Canes Face Game 3 Showdown

May 13, 2015

(Franklin) — The Heard County Braves and the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane proved to be an even match-up Tuesday afternoon at Alford Field as they split a doubleheader with each team dominating the other in 10-0 shutouts. The result is a third and deciding game three which will be played today at Alford Field with the […]

4th Annual Bravy Awards at HCMS (May 20)

(Franklin) — Heard County Middle School and HeardCitizen.com are excited to announce the 4th annual Bravy Awards Show at the middle school gymnasium on May 20, 2015 beginning at 6:30 p.m. It will be the fourth year for this event which features live entertainment by the middle school show choir and the presentation of several […]

Elite-8 State Playoff Preview: Braves vs. Purple Hurricane

May 10, 2015

(Franklin) — The Heard County Braves will host the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane Tuesday and Wednesday in a best-of-three series in the quarterfinal Elite-8 round of the GHSA Class AA State Baseball Playoffs. The series will begin with a doubleheader on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. with each team needing two wins to advance to the third […]

Lady Brave Medals at State Track Meet

(Albany, GA) — Senior Lady Brave Caitlin Newell made her mark and then some at the GHSA 2015 Class AA State Track Meet in Albany Thursday where she earned a place on the medal platform by finishing in seventh place in the Pole Vault. Caitlin set a new personal best mark at 9-feet in her […]

Braves sweep past Dublin into Elite 8

May 7, 2015

(Franklin) — The 2015 Braves varsity baseball team continued to etch their names into school history Wednesday afternoon sweeping the Dublin Fighting Irish in a sweet 16 doubleheader to earn a spot in the GHSA Class AA state quarterfinals for the first time since 1985. After cruising to a 9-3 win in game one, the […]