Heard Citizen

Middle school track strong at Mt. Zion meet

March 25, 2016

(Mount Zion, GA) — The Heard County Middle School track team is off to a good start this season including an excellent performance at a meet last Tuesday at Mount Zion. Several HCMS male and female athletes scored first place finishes at the meet. In the male events first place winners included Micaiah Austin, Wyn Denney, […]

Wright walk-off hit stuns War Eagles

March 24, 2016

(Franklin) — The junior varsity Braves baseball team stormed back from a three run deficit in the sixth inning Wednesday night to stun the Landmark Christian War Eagles on a walk-off hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game 5-4 at Alford Field. Collin Wright’s base hit drove in Romeo Hendrix […]

Middle Braves shut out Red Devils, Eagles

March 23, 2016

(Bowdon, GA) — The Heard County Middle School baseball team moved to 5-3 on the season Monday with a nice 6-0 road win at rival Bowdon. The season sweep of the Red Devils has the middle Braves in contention for first place in the division. They will host the other first place contender, the Bremen […]

BREAKING NEWS: West Georgia Tech Suspends 2016 Softball Season

March 23, 2016

(Carrollton, GA) — West Georgia Technical College is suspending the remainder of the 2016 softball season due to an insufficient number of eligible players. All remaining scheduled games for the 2016 season have been cancelled. West Georgia Tech will revive the program and resume competition as a Division-I program in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) […]

Alford, Brant lead Braves over Bulldogs

March 22, 2016

(Franklin) — The Braves varsity baseball team downed the visiting Ranburne Bulldogs 8-1 Monday behind another strong outing from starting pitcher Trey Alford. The junior hurler tossed a complete game allowing just four hits, no walks, and one unearned run while striking out six. The win moves Alford’s record to 3-1 on the season and […]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (03/21/16)

March 21, 2016

(Franklin) — Each week HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email […]

Brave Tennis Cruises Past Bowdon

March 17, 2016

(Bowdon, GA) — Head coach Rich Fendley and the Braves varsity tennis teams scored nice Region 5-AA road wins at Bowdon Wednesday afternoon. The boys shut out the Red Devils 5-0 while the female team downed the Red Devilettes 4-1. Both squads will be participating in the Granger tournament this weekend.

Spradlin No-No Leads Braves to Sweep

March 16, 2016

(Franklin) — Senior Keagan Spradlin pitched his second no-hitter in as many seasons Monday night to lead the Braves to a doubleheader sweep over the visiting Pacelli Vikings in Franklin. Spradlin completely stymied the Viking offense over four innings in the 15-0 nightcap win. Spradlin allowed just two walks and struck out six while throwing […]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (03/15/16)

March 15, 2016

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Middle Braves topple Bowdon

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Muscle Champs! Braves Capture 3rd State Title

March 14, 2016

(Louisville, GA) — A huge contingent of Heard County High School athletes and fans traveled to Jefferson High School in Louisville, GA over the weekend and somewhat surprisingly captured the school’s third GACA Class AA State Weightlifting Championship. The Braves have become a dominant force at the state competition over the last several years winning […]

JV Braves win third straight

(Franklin) — The junior varsity Braves baseball team won their third straight game Saturday after knocking off Dunwoody and Central in a round-robin triple-header at HHS. Bryan Jones led the JV Braves to the 3-1 win over Central tossing a complete game while scattering eight hits and walking just one batter and striking out four. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Jefferson’s steal and layup in final seconds puts West Georgia Tech in National Semifinals

March 11, 2016

(Lincroft, NJ) — It was a steal and finish that will go down in history. It saved our collective fannies. With West Georgia Tech reeling after blowing a 16-point fourth-quarter lead and Mid Michigan setting up for a shot with the game tied in the final seconds — Kia Jefferson stole the inbounds pass at […]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (03/08/16)

March 8, 2016

(Franklin) — Each week HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email […]

Coveted Brave quarterback humble about recruitment

 (Franklin, GA) — The winter months of 2016 have been very exciting for one Heard County High School athlete. Sophomore Brave quarterback Emory Jones is rebounding nicely from the season-ending broken leg he suffered on the first play of the huge home playoff game with state Class AA power Fitzgerald. Jones started full rehab of […]

Braves split weekend tilts with Villa Rica and Schley

March 6, 2016

(Franklin) — The Braves varsity baseball team split non-region match-ups with two Wildcat teams this weekend defeating Class AAAAA Villa Rica 13-3 on the road Friday night before falling 9-2 to the defending GHSA Class A Public State Champions Schley County at HHS Saturday afternoon. The Braves jumped out to an early 6-0 lead over […]

UWG Wins 4th GSC Championship

March 6, 2016

(Homewood, AL/uwgsports.com) — The past seven days and the whole of the 2015-16 basketball season were very similar for West Georgia, as the Wolves had a tumultous, roller coaster-like week that ended on Saturday afternoon with the fourth Gulf South Conference championship in school history, as UWG took down #1 seeded Alabama Huntsville 99-82 at the […]

WGTC draws Mid Michigan at next week’s NJCAA Tourney

(Lincroft, N.J.) — West Georgia Tech’s road to a potential national championship begins with an opening-round game against the Mid Michigan Community College Lakers, at the NJCAA Division-III Women’s Basketball National Tournament next Thursday, March 10. The Golden Knights drew the No. 5 seed in the eight-team field, while the Lakers were awarded No.