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Lady Panther commits to Miss. State

August 21, 2014

A Franklin Lady Panther announces her plans to compete at the college level next year. Madison Cousineau, a senior at Franklin High and catcher for the Lady Panther softball team has committed to play at Mississippi State. Cousineau is coming off a stellar season for Franklin being named all-conference for the second time and batting…

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Franklin holds off Rabun in scrimmage

August 18, 2014

The Franklin Panther Varsity Football team defeated the Rabun County Wildcats at the Pit Friday during a scrimmage. The final score of the two-quarter contest was 20-14. Franklin is now gearing up for the regular season opener as they will travel to Murphy on Friday, August 29.

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Franklin hosts Rabun for scrimmage

August 14, 2014

Panther fans will get a taste of the upcoming football season as Franklin will host Rabun County Friday night in a scrimmage at the Panther Pit. The scrimmage will be run like a real game and will last for two quarters. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. and admission is $5. The Panthers will officially…

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WCU football signs two game agreement with N.C. State

August 12, 2014

Western Carolina and North Carolina State have signed a two-game agreement for football games as part of future schedules. The in-state foes will square off at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh as a part of both the 2019 and 2024 schedules. The Catamounts are slated to visit Raleigh on Sept. 7, 2019, and for the season-opener…

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Brooks selected for East-West coaching staff

August 1, 2014

As high school football practice kicks off today an honor was announced for current Franklin head coach Josh Brooks. He has been selected to be an assistant coach on next year’s East-West All Star game in Greensboro. Brooks, the winningest coach in Franklin history, will join fellow WNC coach Joey Robinson from Mountain Heritage as…

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FHS Football Begins Practice Friday

July 31, 2014

The high school football season is a few weeks away and official practice begins tomorrow but Franklin Panther fans are getting a treat tomorrow night as the panther football team will hold a midnight practice session. Franklin Athletic director Jay Brooks invites the public to come out to the panther pit. “We’re going to have…

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Angel, FHS offer football and spirit clinic for local youth

July 15, 2014

Angel Medical Center and the FHS Athletic Department will offer a football and spirit clinic on Saturday, August 9th at Franklin High School.  The clinic is open to all rising K through 6th grade students only.  The event will be held from 9:30am to 11:30am in the FHS Gymnasium and practice field. “If your child…

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Two Lady Panthers grab All-State honors

July 1, 2014

Two Franklin Lady Panthers are among a handful of student-athletes from the mountains to garner state recognition. Franklin’s Kaitlin Bishop and Maddy Cousineau were named all-state in 2-A softball by the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association. Bishop graduated this year from FHS and Cousineau is a rising senior.

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Franklin coach-pitch all-stars win District Championship

June 27, 2014
Franklin coach-pitch all-stars win District Championship

Congratulations to Franklin’s 6-year-old coach-pitch all-star team as they won the district title. The team defeated Hendersonville Tuesday night to win the District 5 Championship. Franklin went undefeated in both division and tournament play beating Jackson County, Canton, Asheville and Hendersonville. The players are Lane Crawford, Cayden Hunter, Tyler Koch, Gregory Karcher, Anderson Terrell, Tucker…

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Macon youth help Ga team win state baseball tourney

June 25, 2014

Some Macon County youth have teamed up with youth from North Georgia to help win the Georgia Triple Crown 14 and under Baseball Tournament. “”We got kids from Rabun, Toccoa, Franklin, Highlands, all in between there,” said Kevin Kussow, coach of the Swarm travel ball team that brought a big win to the area this…

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