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Panthers fall to Smoky Mountain in basketball

January 28, 2015

The Battle of Cowee Mountain on the hardwood went to the Smoky Mountain Mustangs Tuesday night in Sylva. In the girl’s game, it was close, but the Lady Panthers (9-8, 5-4) fell short losing 48-42 to the Lady Mustangs (17-2, 9-1). In the boy’s game, Smoky Mountain (18-1, 10-0) won 82-56 over Franklin (6-11, 4-5).…

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Friday’s basketball scores

January 20, 2015

The Franklin Panther basketball teams score two more wins in conference play. On Friday, Franklin hosted the Tuscola Mountains and the Lady Panthers came away with a 50-23 win; they improve to 8-5 on the season. In the boy’s game, Franklin handles Tuscola 64-51 and moves to 5-8 on the season. The Panthers travel to…

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Catamounts release 2015 football schedule

January 14, 2015
Catamounts release 2015 football schedule

Coming off of its best season in a decade, Western Carolina football today released its 2015 schedule which features five home dates and two games against a pair of teams from one of the nation’s premier NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) conferences – the SEC. The Catamounts’ 11-game schedule includes a pair of games in…

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Panthers grab back-to-back wins

January 12, 2015

The Franklin Panther basketball teams picked up their second straight wins on Friday at West Henderson. The Lady Panthers improve to 7-5 on the season after the 62-45 win over the Lady Falcons. The Franklin boys are now 4-8 after defeating West Henderson 53-45. The Panthers will be back in action this Friday as they…

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Panthers grab conference wins over East Henderson

January 8, 2015

The Franklin Panther basketball teams got the 2015 half of the season off to a good start with conference wins over East Henderson Tuesday night at the Panther Den. The Lady Panthers dominated the Lady Eagles 68-34 and the Franklin boys got past East Henderson 63-54. The girls improve to 5-6 and the boys are…

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Panther basketball resumes conference play

January 6, 2015

After the Christmas break, the Franklin Panther basketball teams are back in action tonight. Franklin will host East Henderson as they look to gain ground in the conference after a slow start to the season. The Lady Panthers come in at 4-6 and the Lady Eagles are also 4-6. The Franklin boys are 2-8, taking…

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Year-In-Review: A record-setting year for Panther Football

January 1, 2015

2014 was a historic season for the Franklin Panther football team For the first time since 1976 the Franklin Panther football team made a trip to the 4th round of the state playoffs as they traveled to East Lincoln but came up short 31-21. It was also a big season for Franklin senior Jeremiah Young…

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Year-In-Review: Unforgettable season for Lady Panther basketball

December 31, 2014

2014 was a year to remember for the Franklin Lady Panther basketball team. Franklin advanced all the way to the Western Regional Championship at UNC-Greensboro. The Franklin girls ended up losing to Bandys in a hard-fought regional championship 71-65. The Lady Panthers finished the season with an incredible 24-4 record.

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Franklin’s Simpson named SoCon Player of the Week

December 29, 2014
Franklin’s Simpson named SoCon Player of the Week

Western Carolina guard Lindsay Simpson was named the SoCon Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, for games of Dec. 16-21. Simpson averaged 17.0 points per game while recording a .545 (18-33) shooting percentage from the field to key the Catamounts to a 2-1 in a recent run. The junior earned the majority of her points…

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Franklin hoops break into the win column

December 22, 2014

The Franklin Panther basketball teams pick up their first wins of the season on Friday and Saturday. In conference action Friday night, the Lady Panthers earned their first victory getting past North Henderson 47-25. The Franklin boys lost to North 74-67. Then on Saturday against Swain, the Franklin boys’ team bounced back and got its…

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