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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 […]

Watson’s 4 RBI’s leads Lady Braves over Cavs

September 9, 2014

(Lagrange, GA) — The Lady Braves softball team got back on the winning track Monday with an 8-0 shut-out of a much-improved Callaway Lady Cavaliers squad in Lagrange. Junior Jordan Watson led the way on the mound and at the plate. Watson allowed only one base hit in four innings of work before handing the […]

Lady Braves battle nationally-ranked Wolves

September 7, 2014

(Kennesaw, GA) — Head coach Matt Hornsby knew his varsity softball squad would face a huge challenge when he added the Buford Lady Wolves to the schedule several months ago and that was indeed just what he was aiming for, a chance for his girls to face the best competition out there. The Lady Braves […]

Braves Upended by Cavs

September 6, 2014

(Lagrange, GA) — The Braves were unable to overcome a three touchdown halftime deficit to a strong Callaway squad in Lagrange Friday night dropping their second game of the season by a final score of 49-20 at Callaway Stadium. After two quick touchdowns in the first quarter by Callaway the game was halted for about […]

Pulpwood Classic III Preview: Braves @ Cavaliers

September 5, 2014

WHAT: Pulpwood Classic III TEAMS: Heard County Braves (0-1,5-AA) @ Callaway Cavaliers (1-1, 5-AAA) WHEN: Friday Night, September 5, 2014 @ 7:30 WHERE: Callaway Stadium @ Lagrange College 801 Dallis St. Lagrange,GA 30240 ADMISSION: $7 HEAD COACHES: Tim Barron (Braves, 14 seasons, 105-62 )                         […]

Softball Games Postponed

September 4, 2014

(Lagrange, GA) — The Lady Braves varsity and JV softball games at Callaway High School in Lagrange were rained out on Wednesday and will be made up next Monday, September 8, 2014. The junior varsity game will start at 4:30 p.m. and will be followed immediately by the varsity game.

JV Football Home Game Thursday

September 3, 2014

(Franklin) — The junior varsity game scheduled for this Thursday at Callaway has been postponed until October 23 at Callaway. The JV Braves have instead picked up a home game for this Thursday versus Central of Carrollton with a kickoff time of 5:30 p.m. The JV Braves defeated Bowdon 20-12 on Monday, August 25.

Braves Fall in Season Opener at North-South Classic

August 31, 2014

(Macon, GA) — Coach Tim Barron and the 2014 edition of the varsity Braves kicked off the regular season Saturday night with a 43-27 loss to the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes at Anderson Field on the campus of Mercer University as part of the inaugural North-South Kickoff Classic. The Braves and Purple Hurricanes kicked off at […]

Lady Braves stunned by Indians

August 29, 2014

(Franklin) — The Lady Braves dropped to 8-3-1 on the season after being stunned by the East Coweta Indians in extra innings Thursday night. The Lady Braves were just one out away from a 3-2 win in the top half of the seventh inning when a pop-up dropped in the infield tying the game and […]

Braves Prepare for Huge Season Opener

(Franklin) — The Heard County Braves will travel to Mercer University in Macon this Saturday night for one of the most anticipated season opening football games in school history. The Braves will battle the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes, a powerhouse program from South Georgia with at least 10 wins during 11 of the last 14 years […]

Large Crowd at Staples for Final Scrimmage

August 23, 2014

(Franklin) — Seven different players found the end zone for the Braves Friday night during the final scrimmage tune-up before the regular season opens next Saturday night versus Fitzgerald at Mercer University. The Braves varsity squad rolled over the Greenville Patriots 40-12 during the first three quarters before the score was reset to 0-0 for […]

Lady Braves Drop 2-1 Nailbiter to Lions

August 22, 2014

(Carrollton, GA) — The Lady Braves lost a tough 2-1 contest to the defending AAA state runner-up Central Lions in Carrollton Wednesday after Kayla Sales plated Cassie Griffin with a near perfect walk-off bunt in the bottom of the eighth inning. The Lions forced the game into the international tie-breaker after scoring another run in […]