Heard Citizen

Senior leads Braves in nailbiter win over Bulldogs

(Ranburne, AL) — Senior Jared McCullough contributed heavily in all three phases of the game Friday night as the Braves held on to defeat the Ranburne Bulldogs 9-8 in an exciting game where the Braves led big early but the Bulldogs battled back late. Dakota Christopher started the game on the mound and picked up […]

Levi Brown dominates MVP Camp

April 11, 2014

(Hampton, GA) — Heard County Braves junior offensive lineman Levi Brown was relatively unknown before he participated in last Sunday’s 2014 MVP Camp at Lovejoy High School in Hampton but after all was said and done he was the focus of college football recruiting conversations all over the southeast after being named as the Top […]

Braves down Blue Devils 9-3

April 9, 2014

(Franklin) — The Braves varsity baseball team moved to 13-7 on the season and 10-3 in Region 5-AA play Tuesday after defeating the visiting Manchester Blue Devils 9-3. Junior Tristan Brown led the way offensively going 4-4 with a triple and three RBI’s as well as two stolen bases. On the hill, freshman Lee Kay […]

Braves split doubleheader with Jackets

April 4, 2014

(Franklin) – The Braves varsity baseball team battled back from a late 5-1 deficit in game two yesterday at Heard High School before falling to the Jordan Red Jackets 5-4. The narrow loss gave the team a split in the doubleheader after a five inning 15-3 win in game one. Freshman Lee Kay led the way in […]

Braves face important doubleheader

April 3, 2014

(Franklin) — The Braves varsity baseball team will host an important Region 5-AA spring break doubleheader at home Thursday afternoon with a matchup with the Jordan Red Jackets from Columbus. The Braves are now 8-2 in Region 5-AA play on the season after scorching Temple Tuesday 15-0 in three innings. Dakota Christopher allowed no hits […]

Silent Auction raises over $26K

(Franklin) — The 7th Annual Heard County Braves Athletic Booster Club Silent Auction took place Saturday, March 22 in the Heard High School cafeteria.  A catered dinner provided by the Little Hawaiian restaurant in Carrollton was served up by Chef Tillman and the culinary arts department and was followed up by the always interesting process […]

HCMS hosts Field Event Challenge

(Franklin) — The first ever HCMS Field Event Challenge sponsored by Budget Paint and Body Works was held at Heard County Middle School on Wednesday March 19th. This event consisted of the Long Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Discus , Triple Jump and Shot Put. The HCMS Braves represented our county well by claiming the first […]

7th Annual Silent Auction Saturday Night

March 22, 2014

(Franklin) — The 7th Annual Heard County Athletic Booster Silent Auction will take place Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Heard High School Cafeteria (Doors open at 5:30). All proceeds from this event will go to support Heard High School athletics.

Back-to-Back: Seniors power Braves to another State Crown

(Louisville, GA) — The Heard County Braves weightlifting team traveled to Jefferson County High School in Louisville over the weekend in hopes of defending their title as GACA Class AA State Champions of a year ago and they did just that in a big way scoring 80 points to finish well ahead of second place […]

Two locals place at Special Olympics Masters Bowling Tournament

February 26, 2014

(Newnan, GA) – Tonya Hull and Dennis Shaw competed recently in the Masters Bowling Tournament at Junction Lanes held in Newnan earlier this month. On lane number 11, Tonya Hull scored 94 points for the day and was awarded the 2nd place trophy. She showed great sportsmanship as she defeated athletes from Fayette County and […]

Three-peat! West Georgia Tech Men Win Third-straight Region 17 Tournament

February 24, 2014

(Oxford, GA) – The West Georgia Tech men’s basketball team won its third-consecutive Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association – Region 17 Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship, 64-56 over Oxford College of Emory University Sunday afternoon in Oxford, Ga. West Georgia Tech swept both championships on Sunday, with the women winning earlier in the day, 98-46 over […]

West Georgia Takeover All Star Basketball Games

February 20, 2014

(Franklin) — The 2nd Annual West Georgia Takeover Basketball Games will tip-off this Saturday at 4:00 PM at the Heard High School gymnasium. Come out to see the top young basketball talent in West Georgia!

Diamond Braves win opener over Eagles

February 18, 2014

(Franklin) — The Braves varsity baseball team christened the newly remodeled Alford Field in a big way Monday at Heard High School knocking off the Landmark Christian Eagles 7-1 in their 2014 home opener, the first game played under new head coach Trent Bianco. Senior Taylor Smith was excellent on the mound working 4 and […]

Braves, Lady Braves both top Blue Devils at Region

February 15, 2014

(Franklin) — The Braves and Lady Braves each knocked off Bremen Friday night at Heard High School as the Region 5-AA Playoffs got back into full swing after several weather delays this week. The boy’s team came out strong from the start taking down the injury depleted Blue Devils 63-43. Defense was the name of […]

HHS Athletic Department needs Silent Auction Sponsors

February 13, 2014

(Franklin) — We are currently seeking sponsors for the annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for March 22nd at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and numerous prizes are given away including $5,000.00 dollars cash.

Loco Rio Player of the Week (January 24-31)

February 11, 2014

(Marietta, GA) — The Loco Rio Restaurant names one Heard County Brave each week as the Player of the Week. The Loco Rio Player of the Week for January 24-31 is Heard High School Lady Brave Special Olympic Athlete Ms. Shinese Turman.

Region 5-AA Playoff Basketball Schedule

February 10, 2014

(Franklin) — Weather permitting, the Braves (#6 seed) varsity basketball team will battle the Bremen Blue Devils (#7 seed) in the Region 5-AA playoffs at Heard High School at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Lady Braves (#5 seed) will also play at home immediately after the boys game.

Braves rout Bremen 60-41 to continue amazing turnaround

February 5, 2014

(Franklin) — The Braves basketball team continued to click on all cylinders Tuesday night at HHS where they knocked off another region rival the Bremen Blue Devils by a final score of 60-41. It was a remarkable turnaround especially considering the Braves were blasted by the Blue Devils 81-45 just 10 days ago in Bremen. […]