Heard Citizen

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.

Glenloch Grist Mill 5K

March 15, 2015

(Glenloch) — The Glenloch Grist Mill 5k Race will return this year on Sunday May 3, 2015 at Glenloch Baptist Church. The event will kick off with a “Tot Trot” at 2:00 PM followed by the 5k Run/Walk at 2:30 PM. T-Shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered runners and a limited number of extras will […]

HCMS Braves Grab 2nd Place at Track Invitational

March 14, 2015

(Franklin) — Heard County Middle School hosted the its 4th Annual Invitational Track Meet on Saturday, March 7 at HCMS. This year’s edition featured a quality field of teams including Carrollton Junior High, Auburn Junior High(AL), Haralson County Middle School, Long Cane Middle School, in addition to the hosting HCMS Braves. Auburn Junior High walked […]

HCMS Braves dominate Tigers

(Temple, GA) — The Middle Braves baseball team traveled to Temple Thursday afternoon where they picked up another win dominating the Tigers 10-0 in five innings. Dale Thornhill started on the mound and pitched very well giving up no hits or runs in four innings of work. Collin Wright came on in relief tossing one […]

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors

March 11, 2015

(Franklin) — We are currently seeking sponsors for the 8th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for April 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash.

Dash on the Grass 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

(Whitesburg, GA) — Dash on the Grass is a 5K and 1 mile fun run that will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at North Georgia Turf’s farm along the Chattahoochee River at 1487 Black Dirt Road in Whitesburg, GA. All proceeds from the event will benefit Whitesburg Elementary School. Registration will take place at […]

Diamond Braves Edge Wildcats in 18-17 Thriller

March 6, 2015

(Franklin) — The Braves varsity baseball team got a big first win of the season Wednesday night at HHS where they knocked off the visiting Villa Rica Wildcats 18-17 in thrilling extra-inning fashion on a walk-off game-winning single by Drew Wulff. Coach Trent Bianco’s squad came from behind to defeat the Wildcats in an offensive […]

Middle Braves Knock Off Holy Ground in Season Opener

March 4, 2015

(Roopville, GA) — The Heard County Middle School baseball team opened the season with an 11-5 win at Holy Ground Monday afternoon. Jake Harrod started the game on the mound and pitched four innings, striking out eight batters and allowing only two hits and two walks. Dale Thornhill closed out the game striking out three […]

No. 6 West Georgia Tech Falls To Prince George’s 66-58 In District Finals

March 2, 2015

(Largo, MD) — No. 6 West Georgia Tech saw its season end in the NJCAA D-III District G Championship, with a 66-58 loss to Prince George’s Community College Saturday afternoon in Largo, Md. Prince George’s earned one of the coveted eight spots in the NJCAA D-III National Tournament, while the Golden Knights finished its campaign […]

14 Braves place in State Runner-Up Finish

March 2, 2015

(Louisville, GA) — Around 40 Heard High School weightlifters made the long trip to Jefferson County High School in Louisville, GA over the weekend and walked away with a runner-up finish in Class AA at the GACA (Georgia Athletic Coaches Association) State Weightlifting meet. The second place finish marked an impressive top-two finish for the […]

HHS Lifters Bound for State

February 27, 2015

(Louisville, GA) — The Heard High school weightlifting team is headed for Louisville, GA Friday afternoon hoping to become three-peat champions at the GACA State Weightlifting meet which takes place Saturday at 10:00 a.m. 30 lifters will be on the Braves rosters in weight classes ranging from 140 and under to 246 and up. One […]

March Madness in February for WGTC Women

February 26, 2015

(Carrollton, GA) — One year after reaching the National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Division III National Championship Tournament for the first time in school history – the No. 6 West Georgia Tech Golden Knights are aiming for a repeat trip. To get to the elite tournament, which has just an eight-team field, the […]

No. 6 West Georgia Tech Wins GCAA D-III Women’s Tournament Championship

February 24, 2015

(Oxford, GA) — No. 6 West Georgia Tech won its second-consecutive Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association – Region 17 Division III Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship with an 82-23 victory over Southern Crescent Technical College in the tournament championship game on Sunday. The Golden Knights earned a spot in the District G play-in game next Saturday – […]

Winston named to GCAA All-Region Team

February 20, 2015

(Carrollton, GA) — Former Heard High Brave Martez Winston was named to the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association All-Region Second Team this week as a member of the West Georgia Tech Knights basketball team. Winston was a 2011 graduate and stand-out player for the Braves basketball team. After leading his team to an 18-8 overall record, […]

West Georgia Tech Men and Women Aim for Conference Championships

February 19, 2015

(Carrollton, GA) — The postseason has arrived for the West Georgia Tech men’s and women’s basketball teams, as both squads prepare to head to Oxford College of Emory University for this weekend’s Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association – Region 17 conference tournament in Oxford, Ga. The West Georgia Tech men are seeded No. 3 and will […]

Lions Topple Lady Braves

February 18, 2015

(Franklin) — The GHSA State Playoffs returned to Heard High School for the first time since 2011 Tuesday night where the Lovett Lions knocked off the Lady Braves 45-36, ending the home team’s season. It was a game of streaks and surges with the Lions dominating the first and third quarters and the Lady braves […]

Historical Run in Macon

(Macon, GA) — Junior HHS wrestler Matt Brown etched his name into Heard County sports history over the weekend finishing as the state runner-up in the 220-pound weight class at the GHSA Class AA Traditional State Wrestling Championships. The biggest event of the Georgia High School Sports season took place in front of an estimated […]

Region Runner-Up Lady Braves prepare to host Lions

(Franklin) — The Lady Braves did not get the outcome they hoped for Saturday night in Manchester but a couple of key wins late in the season have them poised to host a first round state playoff game at Heard High School Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Coach Helen Akins’ squad battled all the way down […]