Sports

Three Panthers make all-conference in baseball

May 22, 2015

The Western North Carolina Athletic Conference is out with its all-conference baseball team for the 2015 and three Franklin Panthers make the list. Panthers Chase Mallone, Bryant Godsey, and Trey Maslin were selected to the all-conference team.

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Lady Panthers advance to fourth round of state soccer playoffs

May 21, 2015

For the first time in the school’s history the Franklin High School Lady Panthers have reached the fourth round of the state playoffs. The Franklin girls (16-3-1) won in the third round Wednesday at Ashe County by a final score of 4-2. On Saturday, the fifth-seeded Lady Panthers will travel to Lake Norman Charter (20-3)…

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FHS Softball and Soccer Advance; Baseball Loses

May 15, 2015

Wednesday Night the Franklin Lady Panther Softball and Soccer team picked up convincing wins over their first round opponents at Macon middle school. The softball team beat rival Smoky Mountain 7-2 and now will face North Surry in the second round Saturday at home. The womens soccer team beat Lextington 5-0 and now will face…

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FHS Spring Sports Playoffs Begin This Week

May 12, 2015

The Franklin Spring sports teams found out who they’ll be facing in the first round of the playoffs which begin Wednesday. The FHS Women’s soccer team will host Lexington in a first round playoff match at Macon Middle. The Lady Panther Softball team will also host a 1st round game as they take on Smoky Mountain for the…

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FHS college signings

May 8, 2015

Two more Franklin High School student-athletes have announced plans to compete in their respective sports at the college level. On Tuesday, May 12, Lady Panther Kaylee Corbin will sign with Georgia Highlands College to play softball. On Wednesday, May 13, Franklin Panther Caleb Albrecht will sign with Western Carolina University for Track and Field.

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FHS Golf heads to state for first time since 1999

May 7, 2015
FHS Golf heads to state for first time since 1999

Congratulations to the Franklin High School Men’s Golf team on winning 1st place in Regionals (out of 11 schools).  This will be the first Men’s Golf team going to State since 1999. They will play Monday and Tuesday at Pinehurst.

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Franklin takes care of North Henderson in baseball, softball

April 29, 2015

The Franklin Panther baseball and softball teams pick up wins Tuesday as they head down the final stretch of the regular season. The Lady Panthers blanked North Henderson 8-0 in softball and improve to 11-5 overall. On the baseball diamond, Franklin edges out North Henderson 9-6, and improve their record to 7-9. With four games…

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Franklin’s Wallace, Carpenter sign with schools

April 24, 2015

Two Franklin Lady Panthers have announced plans to compete in sports at the collegiate level. On April 21, senior Mariah Wallace signed with Catawba Valley Community College to play volleyball. On April 27, senior Jordan Carpenter plans to sign with Montreat College to play softball.

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WCU announces new women’s basketball coach

April 21, 2015
WCU announces new women’s basketball coach

Stephanie McCormick, who has 20 years of NCAA Division I coaching experience, was named the head women’s basketball coach at Western Carolina University as announced Friday by Director of Athletics Randy Eaton. McCormick, who previously served two stints as an assistant coach on two different women’s basketball staffs at Western Carolina, becomes the 11th head…

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Catamount Spring Game this Saturday

April 16, 2015
Catamount Spring Game this Saturday

Come get a preview of the 2015 Catamounts who are looking to build upon their most successful season in nearly a decade. The Western Carolina University football team will hold its annual spring game this Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m. at EJ Whitmire Stadium in Cullowhee. Admission is free and gates open at noon,…

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