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Franklin Football Wins 35-14 over West Stokes; On to the 3rd Round

November 22, 2014

On another cold night at the Panther Pit Franklin grabbed a quick 21-0 lead at the half in route to a 35-14 victory over the West Stokes Wildcats.  Jeremiah Young scored three touchdowns and rushed for 82 yards for the Panthers and Dalton Cochran ran for a touchdown and passed for another. Franklin had a…

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Catamounts enjoy best season since 2001

November 17, 2014

With one game left on the schedule, the Western Carolina Catamount football is enjoying their best season since 2001. The Cats improved to 7-4 overall and 5-2 in the Southern Conference after a 42-27  win at home Saturday against VMI. The win gave Western the most victories in a season since 2001. It also gives…

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Franklin Rolls Past Wilkes Central 51-7

November 15, 2014

The first round of the 2-AA playoffs began with temperatures in the 20′s but the Panthers Jeremiah Young was red hot through out the night scoring 6 touchdowns and breaking the single game touchdown record in route to a 51-7 win over Wilkes Central. Dalton Cochran added a 28 yard TD pass to Zach Tallent…

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Panthers begin playoffs with Wilkes Central

November 14, 2014

The Franklin Panther football team will open the state playoffs tonight at the Panther Pit as they take on Wilkes Central. The Panthers wrapped up an unbeaten regular season last Friday with a dominating 49-7 win over the Tuscola Mountaineers. But tonight, a new season begins in the playoffs. The Panthers, at 11-0, are a…

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Panthers ousted from playoffs after goal in final seconds

November 12, 2014
Panthers ousted from playoffs after goal in final seconds

A record-breaking season for the Franklin Panther men’s soccer team ended Tuesday night as they lose in the final seconds in the Western Regional Championship. Newton-Connover moves on to the state championship game Saturday after they edged out Franklin 1-0 scoring a goal with just 14 seconds left in the game. Franklin finishes the season…

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FHS Soccer one win from state championship game

November 11, 2014

The Franklin High School men’s soccer team is now one win away from playing for the state championship. The Panthers defeated Lake Norman Charter on Saturday 2-0 in round four of the playoffs. Franklin, now 21-1 this season, will travel to Newton-Conover High School this evening to take on the 24-1 Red Devils. The game…

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Franklin Football Dispatches Tuscola 49-7 Earns a #2 Seed in Playoffs

November 8, 2014

Before Tuscola had a chance to get settled into their sidelines at the Panther Pit Franklin had scored 28 points and went up 49-0 at the half in route to a 49-7 win over the mountaineers. The victory marked the 24th consecutive win in the regular season for Coach Josh Brook and secured their 2…

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Panthers eye unbeaten regular season, conference title tonight

November 7, 2014

The Franklin Panther football team returns to the Pit tonight in hopes of finishing the regular season without losing a game. Franklin, now 10-0 overall and 6-0 in the conference, will host 5-5 Tuscola tonight for Senior Night. A win tonight would mark the third time the Panthers have closed a regular season undefeated since 2011.…

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FHS men’s soccer advances to fourth round in playoffs

November 6, 2014

The Franklin men’s soccer team is advancing in this year’s 2-A playoffs and will host round four on Saturday, November 8, at 5:00 p.m. The team has an incredible overall record of 20-1 this season and is coming off a round three defeat of Lincolnton on Wednesday. The Panthers will host the 18-5 Lake Norman…

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Cats look to recover from tough loss against Chattanooga

November 4, 2014

After a strong start in the 2014 season, the Western Carolina Catamounts were handed their first loss in the Southern Conference on Saturday from Chattanooga. Chattanooga rolled up 512 yards of offense including a season-high 386 yards on the ground as it handed Western Carolina a 51-0 defeat Saturday afternoon at E.J. Whitmire Stadium /…

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