Heard Citizen

Middle Braves down Callaway 33-19

November 25, 2014

(Franklin) — The Heard County Middle Braves basketball team coached by Joe Nutt got their first win of the season Saturday with a 33-19 victory over Callaway during the 4th Annual Turkey Shoot-Out at HCMS. The Braves outscored the Cavaliers 11-2 in the third quarter to secure the win. Leading scorers for the Braves were […]

Sweet 13! Monster defensive effort leads Braves to State Quarterfinals

November 22, 2014

(Sylvania, GA) — Near flawless play by the defense Friday night and an explosive second half by the offense and special teams propelled the Heard County football team to the biggest road win in recent history Friday night in Sylvania, Georgia where the Braves upended the Region 3-AA champion Screven County Gamecocks 28-6. A large […]

Maroon Braves bring home Kiwanis Trophy

November 20, 2014

(Carrollton, GA) — Coach Cain Dean and his 10 under Maroon Braves squad shut out Villa Rica White 24-0 recently in the B-Bracket Kiwanis Bowl Championship game at the Carroll County Recreation Center in Carrollton. Ashton Bonner led a strong rushing attack for the Braves and scored all three touchdowns including one long 75-yard romp […]

Middle Braves Open Hoop Season

November 19, 2014

(Franklin, GA) — The middle Braves basketball team opened the season Tuesday at Heard County Middle School taking on Long Cane Middle School in the opening round of the 4th Annual Turkey Shoot-Out. In a close battle in the boy’s game the Braves came up just short falling to Long Cane 25-23. The Braves made […]

Braves kick Wolves in the privates early to score Sweet 16 road trip

November 15, 2014

(Franklin) — The Heard County Braves (6-5) made history Friday night at Staples Stadium where a dominating first half on both sides of the ball fueled Coach Tim Barron’s 2014 squad to a 28-21 victory over the visiting Wesleyan Wolves (6-5) in the first round of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs. The Braves led […]

Cali Harrod signs with FSU

November 13, 2014

(Franklin) — Senior Lady Brave shortstop made it official Wednesday morning at Heard High School with her signing ceremony to attend Florida State University on a softball scholarship. A host of her family, friends, faculty, coaches, and teammates were all in attendance. Pictured above on the front row are (L-R): Cali’s mom Charlene Harrod, Cali, […]

10U Black Braves Win at Kiwanis Bowl

November 11, 2014

(Carrollton, GA) — The 10 and under Black Braves defeated Carroll County Maroon Saturday at the Carroll County Recreation Complex to win the D-Bracket Championship at this year’s Kiwanis Bowl. The Black Braves also defeated Tallapoosa on November 3 en route to the trophy. Pictured above are the 2014 Black Braves after Saturday’s big win.

Tomahawk Talk (11/10/14)

November 10, 2014

(Franklin) — There is a chill in the air which means a couple of things, high school football playoffs are here and wrestling and basketball season are starting. We completed the first full week of basketball and wrestling practice last week. Our athletes are working hard preparing for their first events of the young season.

Braves Blast Blue Devils to Claim #2 Seed

November 8, 2014

(Franklin) — The Brave Nation celebrated Senior Night with a huge 49-20 win over the visiting Bremen Blue Devils Friday night at Staples Stadium to claim the number two seed in Region 5-AA and the opportunity to host at least one more home game next week. Coach Barron’s squad broke open a close game in […]

Midnight Madness at HCMS

November 5, 2014

(Franklin) — A Midnight Madness basketball game will be held this Friday night, November 7, 2014 at the Heard County Middle School gymnasium starting at 10:30 p.m. Doors will open immediately after the high school football game ends at Staples Stadium. This will be a chance to get an early look at the HCMS girls […]

Winston named to Preseason All-Region Squad at WGTC

November 5, 2014

(Carrollton, GA) — Both the West Georgia Tech men’s and women’s basketball teams were picked to finish atop the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association – NJCAA – DIII – in the league’s pre-season poll voted on by coaches. The WGTC women, which finished No. 7 in the country and competed in the National Championship Tournament in […]

Heard County Dream Team 2014: Lady Braves Capture Elusive State Trophy

November 2, 2014

(Columbus, GA) — It was the best of times, and it was the best of times for the Heard County Brave Nation and the 2014 Lady Braves softball team Saturday afternoon as they celebrated together on Field No. 3 at the South Commons Softball Complex, the same site where the best fast-pitch softball players in […]

Juggernaut Lady Braves Claim First State Championship

November 2, 2014

(Columbus, GA) — The winner’s advantage proved to be fruitful for the Lady Braves softball team Saturday in Columbus where they made Heard County history by claiming the first ever GHSA Team State Championship in exciting fashion as they knocked off a four time defending state champion in the Gordon Lee Trojans from Chickamauga. The […]

BREAKING NEWS: Lady Braves Chop Onions to Land in Title Game

November 1, 2014

(Columbus,GA) — The Lady Braves continued to turn heads in Columbus Friday night where they shut out the Vidalia Indians 4-0 to secure a spot in the GHSA Class AA State Championship on Saturday. Jordan Watson continued to show her opposition that if you can’t score you can’t win extending her scoreless inning streak to […]

Braves bounce back on Thursday night

October 31, 2014

(Franklin, GA) — The Braves football team quickly righted the ship after a tough loss to Bowdon last week and cruised to a 40-15 win over the visiting Temple Tigers at Staples Stadium in a special Thursday night game at Staples Stadium. The Braves took advantage of several Tiger turnovers to build a 34-0 halftime […]

Lady Braves Tame Tigers and Fry Bacon in Columbus

October 31, 2014

(Columbus, GA) — Things probably could not have gone any better for head coach Matt Hornsby and the Lady Braves softball team in Columbus Thursday where they took care of business winning their first two games at the  GHSA Class AA State Championship Tournament. Junior Jordan Watson continued to pitch as well as she has […]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (10/28/14)

October 28, 2014

(Franklin) — I wished I could be writing this article and talking about how proud I am of our team for winning a second consecutive football championship. Unfortunately, we came up a little short of our goal last Thursday. It was not the ending that we wanted but I must say how proud I am […]

Devils Power Past Braves

October 25, 2014

(Bowdon, GA) — The Braves were unable to overcome a huge first half by the Bowdon Red Devils Friday night snapping a 20 game region winning streak for the Braves in a 46-20 loss at Warren P. Sewell Field. A powerful rushing attack keyed the win for the Devils with running backs Darnell Holland and […]