Heard Citizen

Two Brave Seniors to play at Georgia Dome

December 15, 2013

(Atlanta, GA) — The season is not over yet for two outstanding Brave football players who have been selected to compete in the second annual D.L. Scott Coalition Bowl Championships on Dec. 21, 2013 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

HCMS Braves thwart Devils 51-35

December 10, 2013

(Franklin) — Coach Joe Nutt and the HCMS Boys basketball team continued to shine Monday at HCMS where they defeated the rival Bowdon Red Devils 51-35 to remain undefeated in the regular season. The Braves were led by eighth grader Kendaz Goode who scored an outstanding 18 points in a game the Braves never trailed. […]

GHSA places schools in new classifications for 2014-2016

December 7, 2013

(Thomaston, GA) – The Georgia High School Association put its 451 member schools into regions on Tuesday for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years. Although the Heard County Braves were placed in Region 5-AA as usual, the region itself will take on a new look due to the new placement of the three Columbus schools into […]

Middle Braves rally over Cavs

December 6, 2013

(Franklin) — The Heard County middle school boys basketball team rallied from a 12 point halftime deficit at HCMS Thursday to knock off the Callaway Cavaliers 51-39 in the regular season opener. Kendaz Goode led the scoring for the Braves with 16 while Connor Nutt added 13 and Emory Jones 12. Nutt drained three from […]

2013 Braves Baseball Winter Camp

(Franklin) — Head Coach Trent Bianco and the Heard County Braves baseball team will be hosting the 2013 Braves Winter Baseball Camp for kids December 17-19 at the HHS hitting facility. The camp is open to all students from K-8th grade and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. […]

3rd Annual HCMS Thanksgiving Shootout

November 24, 2013

(Franklin) — HCMS hosted its 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Shootout tournament last week to tip-off the 2013-2014 middle school basketball season. A total of 16 teams from West Georgia and East Alabama areas competed in the week-long tournament which began on Monday and ended with games all day on Saturday. In the boys bracket, Long Cane […]

O’Neal Signs with Point University

November 24, 2013

Courtesy of The Warcry Written by: Kiara Robinson (Franklin) – Heard County High School Senior Shelby O’Neal signed her letter of intent to play softball at Point University in front of the Point University softball coaches and a host of family and friends on Tuesday morning, November 19. O’Neal visited the University a couple of weeks before […]

Heartbreaker: Braves fall 61-57 to Dragons in epic shoot-out

November 23, 2013

(Franklin) — No man, woman, or child in attendance at Friday night’s rainy second round state playoff game at Staples Stadium will ever forget the epic contest they witnessed as the Braves fell to the defending state champion Jefferson Dragons 61-57 in the most heart-crushing way possible. The Dragons came back from a 57-47 deficit […]

Heard County Weathers Rain, Pepperell to Advance to Second Round

November 16, 2013

Courtesy of The Warcry Written by: Brandon Morton (Franklin) — The Heard County High School football team survived rain, cold weather, and a testy Pepperell squad to move on to the second round of the AA state playoffs. While the Dragons ran the clock early with short but consistent gains, the Braves (10-1) used several key […]

Heard County Weathers Rain, Pepperell to Advance to Second Round

November 16, 2013

Courtesy of The Warcry Written by: Brandon Morton (Franklin) — The Heard County High School football team survived rain, cold weather, and a testy Pepperell squad to move on to the second round of the AA state playoffs. While the Dragons ran the clock early with short but consistent gains, the Braves (10-1) used several key […]

Braves share Fox 5 Team of the Week Honors with Falcons

November 13, 2013

(Franklin) — After a close hard-fought voting battle with the Dacula Falcons for Fox 5 Team of the Week honors and a few computer glitches in the voting system due to late voter volume, Fox 5 declared the contest “too close to call” Tuesday afternoon and named both the Braves and Falcons as Team of […]

Staples Stadium rocks! Braves win back to back Region Championships

(Franklin) — Well over 4,000 people, arguably the largest crowd in Heard County sports history, gathered at Staples Stadium Friday night to celebrate Senior Night and see the Braves win their fourth region championship in 42 years of football. The dominating 42-19 win over the previously unbeaten Bowdon Red Devils gives coach Tim Barron back […]

BREAKING NEWS: Heard County Brave Nation in heated battle with Dacula Falcons for Fox-5 Team of the Week

November 12, 2013

(Franklin) — After narrowly being defeated last year for Team of the Week honors at Fox-5, the Brave Nation is eagerly attempting to capitalize on a second chance this week. As of early Tuesday morning, the Braves trailed the AAAAAA Dacula Falcons by just 7,000 votes in the contest which ends Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 […]

Braves Scorch Red Devils

November 9, 2013

Courtesy of The Warcry Written by: Brandon Morton (Franklin) — While the temperature in Staples Stadium on Friday night dipped toward forty degrees, the Braves offense was anything but cold as Heard County punished Bowdon by a score of 42-19 to claim the region 5-AA crown. The Braves (9-1, 8-0) finish as the region champions for […]

7-8 Black Braves storm back at Kiwanis Bowl; 11-12 Braves get first win

(Carroll County) — In one of the biggest comebacks of the year, the 7-8 Black Braves football team rallied back from a 24-6 third quarter deficit to defeat Villa Rica Black 26-24 last Saturday during the first round of the B-Bracket Kiwanis Bowl played at Central High School in Carrollton. Josh Parmer’s squad will now […]

Lady Braves claim 3rd place at State Tournament

(Columbus, GA) — The Lady Braves softball team was undoubtedly very disappointed Saturday in Columbus as they once again came very close before being eliminated from the State Championship tournament in a 2-0 loss to the Harlem Bulldogs. The Bulldogs were then relegated to second place after falling 7-0 to the Lady Yellow Jackets of […]

Heard County routs Spencer 53-12

November 3, 2013

Courtesy of The Warcry Written by: Brandon Morton (Franklin) — The Heard County High School football team earned a first round home game in the 2013 AA state playoffs with their 53-12 dismantling of Spencer High School on Friday night. The Greenwave entered the game as the third seed in region 5-AA, averaging almost thirty points […]

Lady Braves notch epic extra-inning win over defending champs

(Columbus, GA) — Sophomore Jordan Watson ended an unbelievable game over the defending state champion Dade County Wolverines late Thursday night with a walk-off base hit giving the Lady Braves a 1-0 victory in the game and earning her team a spot in the final of the winner’s bracket at the GHSA State Tournament at […]