Catamounts take down Clemson; 2nd time this year

Western Carolina pounded out a season-high 22 hits on Wednesday night as it completed its first-ever, home-and-home sweep over the Clemson Tigers with a 13-8 victory at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Wednesday marked the eighth time since the two began playing a home-and-home series in 1978 that the Catamounts had a chance to complete the two-game sweep after claiming the first […]

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Walk-off single lifts Franklin over Pisgah

The Franklin Panther baseball team picks up their first win in the conference Monday night after a walk-off single against Pisgah. The Panthers and Bears went into the bottom of the 7th tied at 5, when Franklin’s Chanz Fritz singled in the game winning run with two out. Franklin improves to 5-3 overall and 1-1 in conference play. The Panthers […]

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2012 Franklin Panther football schedule released

The Franklin Panthers have released the 2012 football season schedule, which features five total home games. The upcoming season will also feature a new opponent as the Panthers are scheduled to take on Chase High School, in Forest City, on August 24 in a non-conference game. The Panthers will also face two defending state-champions in Swain and Murphy in non-conference […]

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FHS baseball helping Carenet

Franklin Panther baseball team is teaming up with Macon County Carenet to help those in need. This week, all Panther fans are asked to drop off donations for the food pantry at Franklin High School’s Main Lobby from 7:30 a.m.  to 3:00 p.m. Bring a Carenet donation to this Friday’s home game when the Panthers take on Pisgah and get […]

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Franklin’s Simpson, Brewer in WNC All-Star game

The annual Blue-White All-Star game that showcases some of the best high school basketball players in the mountains will take place tonight at TC Roberson High School. The Franklin Panthers will have two representatives with Lindsay Simpson set to compete in the girl’s game and Jeb Brewer made the boy’s team. Simpson averaged 27.3 points per game during the year, […]

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Hopes high for 2012 FHS baseball team

After a 3-0 start to kickoff the 2012 campaign, hopes are high early in the season for the Franklin Panther baseball team. We spoke to FHS head coach Ryan Raby and he is optimistic about a solid and competitive year for the Panthers because of the team’s experience. “We’ve got 12 seniors on this team. For a lot of them, […]

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Cats fall in overtime thriller

The WCU men’s basketball team puts up a valiant effort, but comes up short in Monday’s SoCon title game. Rallying behind a raucous purple-clad crowd that gathered at the U.S. Cellular Center on Monday night, Western Carolina erased a 13-point deficit to top-seed Davidson over the final 2:47 of regulation to tie the game at 78 on three clutch free […]

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WCU upsets #8 UGA

On the baseball diamond, Western Carolina upsets fifth-ranked Georgia on Wednesday night at Foley Field in Athens. The Cats rallied behind a solid performance from pitcher Adam Curtis, who threw for 6 innings and just giving up three runs on six hits. The Catamounts handed the Bulldogs their first loss of the season by final of 5-3. Western Carolina’s win […]

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