Heard Citizen

Middle Braves Excel at Traditional Finals

(Mt. Zion, GA) — The Heard County Middle School followed up a recent division dual championship trophy with the traditional trophy after dominating four other squads at Saturday’s finals at Mt. Zion Middle School in Carroll County.

Lady Braves top Panthers in OT

(Franklin) — The Lady Braves knocked off the Chattahoochee County Panthers Tuesday night at home 44-38 in a Region 5-AA tilt that went to overtime. Sophomore Kimberly Harris continued to shine as came off the bench for the Lady Braves and led the scoring with 14 points. Other leading scorers were Cali Harrod with 10, […]

West Georgia Bass Club taking Memberships

January 12, 2015

(Lagrange, GA) — West Georgia Bass Club will begin taking membership at West Point lake on Jan. 18 at Highland Marina Resort. Check out our website at www.westgeorgiabassclub.com and friend us on Facebook at West Georgia Bass Club.

Lady Braves move to 2-0 in Region 5-AA; JV Lady Braves dominate

(Franklin) — The Lady Braves moved to 2-0 in Region 5-AA play Friday night at Heard High School where they knocked off the visiting Temple Lady Tigers 32-19. Leading the way in scoring for the Lady Brave was senior Cali Harrod with eight and not far behind were Whitney Emory and Kimberly Harris who each […]

West Georgia Tech Women Enter National Rankings at No. 10; Knock off Southern Union 58-49

January 8, 2015

(Carrollton, GA) – The West Georgia Tech Golden Knights women’s basketball team entered the national rankings this week — coming in at no. 10 in the NJCAA D-III Women’s Basketball Top-10 poll. Kenny Edwards’ Golden Knights are following a similar script from last season, which saw them enter the Top-10 for the first time in […]

Lady Braves open Region 5-AA play on a High Note

January 8, 2015

(Bowdon, GA) — The Lady Braves bounced back from a tough weekend loss in a big way Tuesday night as they knocked off the Bowdon Red Devilettes 60-39 on the road to open the Region 5-AA schedule. It was also an impressive 33 point turnaround from a meeting with the Devilettes just a week earlier […]

Lady Braves drop nail-biter at Callaway

(Lagrange, GA) — The Lady Braves (3-8, 0-0) dropped a close game to the Lady Cavaliers (5-1) in Lagrange Saturday afternoon by a final score of 38-37. It was a tough loss as the visiting Lady Braves led 37-31 with just 1:42 to play in the game before the Lady Cavs stormed back to pull […]

Prestigious Postseason Awards Rain Down on Lady Braves

December 29, 2014

(Franklin) — The trophy cases of several members of the 2014 Class AA State Champion Lady Braves softball team have grown over the past few weeks with the addition of some well-deserved hardware including some of the biggest awards ever received by any Heard County athletes in history. Not surprisingly, at the heart of the […]

Three Braves named to AJC, AP All-State Squads

December 25, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) — Three Brave football players were named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Associated Press Class AA All-State teams released on Christmas Eve. Senior running back Duranta Dunson and senior offensive tackle Levi Brown were both named to the first team offense by both the Ap and AJC while upstart junior defensive tackle […]

HCMS Dual Division Champs!

December 24, 2014

(Villa Rica, GA) — The HCMS wrestling team claimed their second consecutive West Georgia Middle School Small School Division wrestling crown at the dual tournament held last Saturday, December 20 at Villa Rica Middle School. The Braves defeated Bowdon 64-35 and Mt. Zion 79-9 to win the dual trophy.

Lady Braves claim 2nd place at SMI Christmas Classic

December 21, 2014

(Villa Rica, GA) — The Lady Braves found a familiar foe in the Central Lady Lions Saturday night in the championship game at the SMI Carroll County Christmas Classic and unfortunately a familiar result falling to the undefeated Lady Lions for the third time this season 51-31. The Lady Braves kept it close early trailing by […]

Braves knock off Blue Devils; Lady Braves land in Classic Final

December 20, 2014

(Villa Rica, GA) — After an 0-4  start to the season, the boys varsity Braves basketball team bounced back Friday night in Carroll County as a strong second half comeback gave the Braves a 53-48 win over Bremen in round two of the SMI Carroll County Christmas Classic contested at Villa Rica High School. The win […]

Lady Braves advance at Christmas Classic

December 19, 2014

(Villa Rica, GA) — The Lady Braves varsity basketball team advanced in the winner’s bracket at round one of the SMI Carroll County Christmas Classic Thursday night with a 39-29 win over the Villa Rica Lady Wildcats. The win earned Coach Helen Akins and her squad a 7:00 round two match-up with Bremen at 7:00 […]

Tomahawk Talk (12/16/14)

December 16, 2014

(Franklin) — After a short break, I am back with the another edition of Tomahawk Talk. We have had a great start to out winter sports seasons. Basketball and wrestling are now going full speed with games and matches going on each week.

HCPR Pre-Season Basketball Tournament

December 16, 2014

(Franklin) — The Heard County Recreation Department will be hosting a Pre-Season basketball tournament on December 17th, 18, 19th and 20th. The tournament will include teams from Heard County, Troup County, Hogansville, Bowdon, Mt. Zion, and Carroll County with teams in the following age groups: 8U Boys, 10U Girls, 10U Boys, and 12U Boys.

Matt Brown headlines Brave All-Region Selections

(Franklin) — The Region 5-AA Coaches voted for the 2014 All-Region Teams this week and several members of the Braves’ state quarterfinal team were honored. Headlining the selections was junior Matt Brown who was named as the 2014 Defensive Player of the Year. Brown amassed numerous quality defensive stats during the season including setting a […]

Lions Sweep Braves

December 10, 2014

(Franklin) — The Braves basketball teams were swept Tuesday night at HHS by the visiting Central Lions with the varsity boys falling 72-55 and the varsity Lady Braves falling 50-36. In the boys game, Coach Philip Manning’s squad put up a solid effort and led at the half 29-27 before the Lions pulled away with […]

Middle Braves off to Scorching Start

December 9, 2014

(Franklin) — The HCMS boys basketball team are off to a scorching start to the regular season after knocking off their first three opponents last week including a surprising win over a strong Bay Springs team on Thursday where Alijah Huzzie scored 21 points including an HCMS record six 3-point baskets in the 51-43 win. […]