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It’s a new ball-game at WCU

October 28, 2014
It’s a new ball-game at WCU

The 2014 Western Carolina Catamount football team has matched its best start ever in the Southern Conference after a 29-15 win over Citadel Saturday in front a crowd of more than 13,000 at EJ Whitemire Stadium. The win makes WCU 4-0 in the Southern Conference for only the second time in school history; the last…

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Franklin’s Young breaks rushing record during Homecoming win

October 27, 2014

A 44-6 rout of East Henderson on Homecoming night lifted the Franklin Panther football team to a 9-0 record this season. It was a record setting night for Franklin senior Jeremiah Young as he broke the career rushing yards record at the school with 3,507. Young also rushed for four touchdowns—another category in which he…

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Panthers to face rising East Henderson team for Homecoming

October 24, 2014

The Franklin Panther football team returns to the Pit tonight for homecoming as they take on the East Henderson Eagles. The Panthers come in at 8-0 after crushing North Henderson last week 49-14. East Henderson comes in at 3-5 and 3-1 in the conference after a win over Smoky Mountain last Friday. Last year, Franklin…

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Catamounts start 5-2 for first time since 1976

October 21, 2014

The Western Carolina Catamount football team improves to 5-2 and 3-0 in the Southern Conference after a 35-21 win at Mercer (5-3, 1-3) on Saturday. The last time WCU started a season at 5-2 was 1976, and 1994 was the last time the Cats started 3-0 in the SoCon. On Saturday, October 25, Western Carolina…

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Franklin Blows Past North Henderson 49-14

October 18, 2014

The Franklin Panthers scored 42 points in the second quarter against North Henderson in route to a convincing 49-14 win to advance to 8-0, 4-0 in the WNCAC. Frankln has won 21 straight regular season games. Six players scored for Franklin in the quarter, including  a fumble 43 yards for a touchdown.  Dalton Cochran completed…

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Franklin looks to continue dominance at North Henderson

October 17, 2014

The Franklin Panther football team will look to keep their unbeaten streak alive tonight as they travel to North Henderson to take on the Knights. Franklin (7-0) is coming off a 42-6 thrashing of Smoky Mountain, and the Knights  0-7) are seeking their first win of the season. We talked to Panther Head Coach Josh…

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Franklin boys win XC Conference Championship

October 16, 2014

Congratulations to the Franklin High School boys cross country team as they claim the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference Championship held at Western Carolina University on Wednesday. Franklin’s Harrison Conner was named 3rd in the individual all-conference division. The FHS Varsity Volleyball team will play first round of State playoffs at Polk County on Saturday,…

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Catamounts 2-0 in Southern Conference

October 15, 2014

A strong start on the college gridiron continues for the Western Carolina Catamounts as they pull away with another conference win on Saturday against Wofford. A great effort from the Catamount defense and special teams helped lift them to a 26-14 win over the Terriers in Cullowhee. WCU is now 4-2 overall and 2-0 in…

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Franklin Dominates Smoky Mountain 42-6 at the Pit

October 11, 2014

The rain held off at the panther pit Friday night as the battle of cowee mountain went to the panthers 42-6 for the 14th time in the last 15 meetings. The Franklin Panthers piled up 308 rushing yards and Zack Tallent caught scoring passes of 12 and 3 yards from Dalton Cochran and Kelton Lowry…

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Franklin vs. Smoky at the Pit tonight

October 10, 2014

It’s the Battle of Cowee Mountain tonight in football as the Franklin Panthers will host the Smoky Mountain Mustangs. The 6-0 Panthers are coming off a fourth quarter comeback win at Pisgah last week and the Mustangs at 1-5 are looking to bounce back after a loss last Friday to West Henderson. Panther head coach…

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