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Franklin Defeats Enka 31-15

September 20, 2014

Franklin now has won 17 consecutive regular season games as they push their mark to 4-0 with a 31-15 win in Candler, NC at Enka. The Panthers Trey Maslin scored two touchdowns as all of Franklin’s points came in the first half. The Jets fall to 1-4 and scored in the second half on Luke…

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Catamounts win back-to-back for first time since 2006

September 17, 2014
Catamounts win back-to-back for first time since 2006

For the first time in 8 years, the Western Carolina University Catamount football team has won back-to-back games. The Cats are 2-1 this season after an opening loss to South Florida and then two straight victories against Brevard and Catawba. Just three weeks into the season and Western has already matched the number of wins…

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County approves funding for softball batting cage

September 15, 2014

In recent years, county commissioners have invested a great deal toward recreation improvements for the citizens of Macon County. The county’s girls’ softball programs are the most recent to benefit from the board’s commitment to recreation with the approval of funding for a new girls’ batting cage. After a motion from Commissioner Ronnie Beale with…

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Franklin holds off Swain, improves to 3-0

September 15, 2014

The Franklin Panther football team improves to 3-0 on the 2014 season after a convincing win at Swain County Friday night. The Panthers racked up all 24 of their points in the first half with a field goal, two touchdown runs, and a touchdown pass. The Maroon Devils got on the scoreboard in the second…

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Franklin Defeats Swain County

September 13, 2014

Franklin 24 Swain County 12. Franklin moves to 3-0 while Swain County is 3-1. Franklin will now hit the road next Friday to take on the Enka Jets in the final Non-Conference game.

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Franklin faces tough challenge at Swain

September 12, 2014

The Franklin Panther football team heads to Bryson City tonight to take on the Swain County Maroon Devils. The Panthers are 2-0 after a dominating 42-14 win over TC Roberson last week and the Maroon Devils are 3-0 on the season after taking care of North Henderson last Friday. Franklin head coach Josh Brooks says…

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Franklin slams TC Roberson, goes 2-0

September 8, 2014

The Franklin Panther football team improves to 2-0 on the season after dominating the TC Roberson Rams at the Pit on Friday night. The Panthers jumped out to an early lead and didn’t look back as they won by a final of 42-14. Franklin will travel to Bryson City this Friday to take on Swain…

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Franklin gets past Murphy in season opener

September 2, 2014

The Franklin Panther football team opened the season with a win on Friday at Murphy. The game was close for most of the night against the defending 1-A state champion Bulldogs, but down 24-21 in the fourth, the Panthers pulled away with a win following a rushing touchdown by quarterback Dalton Cochran. It was the…

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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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