Heard Citizen

HCMS Braves top Rebels in Overtime Thriller

October 11, 2014

(Franklin) — A huge crowd gathered Thursday at Heard County Middle School for eighth grade recognition day and were treated to arguably the most exciting football game in middle school history as the Middle Braves knocked off the Haralson County Rebels 44-42 in overtime. The Braves opened up the game with an onside kick and […]

Lady Braves aim for Region 5-AA Crown

October 10, 2014

(Bremen, GA) — The Lady Braves travel Saturday to Bremen High School for the very important Region 5-AA softball tournament which will determine the final seedings for the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs which begin next week. The squad will be looking to regroup after a difficult 1-0 senior night loss to Bremen last Thursday […]

JV Braves football game added Thursday

October 8, 2014

(Franklin) — The JV Football Braves have picked up another game to be played this Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Staples Stadium versus Mt. Zion. Kickoff will be at 5:30 PM.

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (10/07/14)

October 7, 2014

(Franklin) — It’s always great to be able to talk about our different teams and the success that they are having. With that being said, last week was an exciting week of sports at HCMS. Our softball and football teams successfully completed a sweep of division games while our cross-country team had success, against larger […]

Braves down Panthers 38-20; Cali Harrod named Queen

October 5, 2014

(Franklin) — Senior Lady Brave softball player Cali Harrod was crowned as the 2014 Heard High School Homecoming Queen Friday night at Staples Stadium during halftime of the Braves Region 5-AA win over the visiting Chattahoochee County Panthers. The 2013 Queen Camry Brice had the honor of crowning Harrod who was escorted by her father […]

Lions Best Braves in Battle of State Softball Powers

September 30, 2014

(Franklin) — The #1 ranked softball team in Class AAA (AJC) in the state of Georgia visited Heard High School Monday evening and proved why they are deserving of the top ranking, knocked off the #3 ranked Class AA (AJC) Lady Braves for the second time this season. The Central Lady Lions earned an 8-5 […]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (09/29/14)

September 29, 2014

(Franklin) — There is a slight chill in the air which signals that fall is here. It also means that championship time is drawing near. Softball and cross country are entering the final week of regular season competition this week with their playoffs being held next week (Oct.6-9).

Middle Braves Rally to Stifle Wildcats 24-12

September 28, 2014

(Franklin) — The HCMS football team used a last second first half score and a strong performance from the defense in the second half to rally to a 24-12 win over the visiting Villa Rica Wildcats Thursday to set up a divisional showdown with Temple this Thursday on the road. The Braves looked to be […]

Braves Battle Hard in Loss to Bulldogs

September 27, 2014

(Franklin) — The Braves varsity football team put up a strong fight Friday night in a 24-10 loss versus the visiting Macon County Bulldogs at Staples Stadium despite playing the game with a depleted line-up on both sides of the ball due to injuries. Head coach Tim Barron and staff knew last spring when they […]

Sophomore Lady Brave Stays Hot

September 26, 2014

(Temple, GA) — The Lady Braves softball team moved to 3-0 in Region 5-AA Thursday in Temple where they blasted the Lady Tigers 21-0 in three innings. The story of the game was again sophomore third baseman Hannah Sanders who continued her power surge with two three-run homers. Sanders has now hit seven long balls […]

JV Lady Braves Sink Pirates

September 25, 2014

(Franklin) — The junior varsity Lady Braves finished off a strong season at home Wednesday afternoon where they knocked off the visiting Pike County Pirates 2-1 in six innings of play. Sophomore Hattie Yarbrough gave a solid effort on the mound giving up only a single run to the Lady Pirates. On offense the Lady […]

Home Runs Power Lady Braves over Devillettes

(Bowdon, GA) — The Lady Braves moved to 2-0 in Region 5-AA play Tuesday with a convincing 6-1 win road over the Bowdon Red Devillettes in Bowdon. Head Coach Matt Hornsby wanted his line-up to put at least a run on the board in the top of the first and that they did and better […]

Bulldogs defeat Braves

September 20, 2014

(Cedartown, GA) — The Braves traveled to Cedartown Friday night where they were unable to overcome a big first quarter by the Bulldogs, falling 45-21 on homecoming night for the hosts. After the Bulldogs scored early on a 51-yard rush by Zontorious Scofield, the Braves answered quickly fueled by a 79-yard kick off return by Junior […]

Middle Braves wear down Devils with strong 2nd half

September 19, 2014

(Bowdon, GA) — The Heard County Middle School football team traveled to arch rival Bowdon Thursday afternoon and walked off the field with a 30-8 win fueled primarily by a strong second half performance. Several turnovers by both teams had the game tied at 8-8 at the half before the Braves broke it open in […]

Lady Braves Crush Panthers

September 19, 2014

(Franklin) — After facing a barrage of state ranked opponents and larger schools this season the Lady Braves finally got a break Thursday in their first region game with the Chattahoochee County Panthers. The Lady Braves dominated from start to finish winning 18-2 in game called after three innings. Hannah Sanders hit her third homerun […]

Lady Braves bomb Cavs 9-1

September 18, 2014

(Franklin) — The Lady Braves varsity softball team stayed hot at the plate Wednesday afternoon at Heard High School where they routed the Callaway Lady Cavaliers 9-1 in five innings. The key blows for the Lady Braves came on three home runs, two by sophomore Hannah Sanders and one by junior Alexis Raines. The Lady Braves […]

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.