Heard Citizen

Light spring for Barron’s Braves

May 27, 2016

Article written by Jordan Hofeditz / The Times-Georgian (Franklin, GA) — Once again, the Heard County High School football team opted not to hold a traditional spring practice this year in order to play two scrimmages in the fall leading into the 2016 campaign. It is something head coach Tim Barron not only likes to do, […]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/26/16)

May 26, 2016

(Franklin) — Each week HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email […]

Beard signs with Brewton-Parker

May 20, 2016

(Franklin, GA) — Senior Brave basketball player Jordan Beard signed with the Brewton-Parker College Wednesday morning at HHS. Brewton-Parker is a private, Christian, coeducational college located in Mount Vernon, Georgia. Jordan is pictured above on signing day with Heard High School varsity basketball coach Paul Fitz-Simons (L), AAU coach Will Matthews (C), and Baron head […]

West Georgia Tech Open Baseball Tryouts

May 16, 2016

(Carrollton, GA) — West Georgia Tech head baseball coach Todd Pratt has announced that the program will hold an open workout on Saturday, May 28, starting at 11 a.m. with registration beginning at 10 a.m. The workout will be held at the Central High School baseball facility, located at 70 Sue Alice Lane in Carrollton.

Brave 2016 Season Football Tickets

(Franklin) — Heard County High School football reserved seats for the up and coming 2016 year are now available. If you are a return seat holder the deadline to confirm you want to continue to hold your seats is June 1st. Price for the seats are $100 each.

BREAKING NEWS: Harrod, Noles advance to ACC Title Game

May 14, 2016

(Raleigh, NC) — For the seventh time in eight seasons under head coach Lonni Alameda, the Florida State Seminoles will be competing for the ACC Championship after No. 6 Florida State (47-8) defeated North Carolina (31-23) by a score of 7-1 on Friday afternoon at Dail Stadium. The Noles improve to 14-3 all-time against the […]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/11/16)

May 11, 2016

(Franklin) — Each week HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email […]

Braves still alive after thrilling walk-off win

May 11, 2016

(Franklin, GA) — After the dust had cleared following a dramatic doubleheader at HHS Tuesday, neither the Braves nor the Golden Bears of Holy Innocents High School were able to stake a claim to a spot in the Final Four of the Class AA GHSA State Playoffs. The Braves rallied for one of the most […]

Elite 8 State Playoff Preview: Braves vs. Holy Innocents

May 9, 2016

(Franklin) — The Heard County Braves will host the Holy Innocents Golden Bears in the third round (Elite 8) best-of-three series of the 2016 GHSA Class AA State Baseball Playoffs. The series will begin with a doubleheader on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. with each team needing two wins to advance to the Final Four.

Three Braves sign college scholarships

May 6, 2016

(Franklin) — Heard High School held its spring scholarship signing ceremony Tuesday morning at the school and three Brave athletes signed to compete at the next level in three different sports. Senior Lady Brave Madison Whitehead signed to play basketball for the Fighting Tigers of Andrew College. Andrew College is a private, liberal arts junior […]

Braves oust top seeded Trojans

May 5, 2016

(Barnesville, GA) — The Heard County Braves swept the top seed from Region 4-AA in a doubleheader Wednesday to earn a trip to next week’s GHSA Class AA State Quarterfinals for the second straight season. The back-to-back wins over the Lamar County Trojans came at an opportune time for Coach Trent Bianco’s squad as they appear to be peaking […]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/04/16)

May 4, 2016

(Franklin) — Each week HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email […]

Sweet 16 State Playoff Preview: Braves at Lamar Co.

  (Franklin) — The Heard County Braves will travel to Barnesville to take on the Lamar County Trojans in the second round (Sweet 16) best-of-three series of the 2016 GHSA Class AA State Baseball Playoffs. The series will begin with a doubleheader on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. with each team needing two wins to advance to the Elite-8.

WGTC women’s basketball coach resigns

May 2, 2016

(Carrollton, GA) — West Georgia Technical College officials announced today that women’s basketball head coach Kenny Edwards has stepped down to pursue other opportunities. WGTC’s search for a new women’s basketball coach will begin in the next few days. “Kenny Edwards ran a first-class program, a program that was successful and competitive both on the […]

Braves advance to Sweet 16

May 1, 2016

(Social Circle,GA) — The Braves battled back from a painful loss in game one of a doubleheader Friday to knock off the Social Circle Redskins in round one of the GHSA Class AA playoffs. After dropping game one 8-7 on a walk-off base hit, coach Trent Bianco’s squad persevered and won the nightcap of the […]

Shelnutt tabbed for All-Star Showcase in Rome

(Rome, GA) — Heard High senior catcher Anna Shelnutt was selected this week to compete in the 2016 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 […]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (04/27/16)

April 27, 2016

(Franklin) — Each week HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email […]

Sports Physicals at HHS

April 26, 2016

(Franklin) — Sports physicals will be done at the high school this Thursday, April 28. If any student is planning on trying out, playing a sport, or just needs a physical for any sport for the next school year they can take advantage of this convenient and affordable physical. The cost is only $10 and […]