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Franklin’s Henson invited to state All-Star game

April 14, 2014
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Franklin Lady Panther basketball standout Sarah Henson has received an invitation to the East-West All-Star basketball game. Henson, who will play at the college level next season for Lenior-Rhyne, played a key role in a very successful season, averaging nearly 20 points a game, helping lead Franklin into the 3-A Western Regional championship game. The…

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FHS boys claim track championship

April 10, 2014
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The Franklin High School boys track team claimed the Western North Carolina Conference Championship held at North Henderson High on Wednesday. The team accumulated a total of 165.5 points in the conference meet. Franklin finished first in several events including the girls 400 meter, high jump, pole vault, discus throw and the boys 4 x…

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Panther baseball team ends losing streak

April 3, 2014
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The Franklin Panther baseball team snapped a seven-game losing skid with a big win at East Henderson Tuesday night. The Panthers drove in 14 runs and held the Eagles to 8. Franklin will try to make it two in a row when they return home in their next game on Friday. They’ll host North Henderson…

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Franklin High Sports cancelled today

March 25, 2014
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All sporting events involving Franklin High School have been cancelled for Tuesday, March 25. They are reschedule to tomorrow as follows: JV Baseball @ North Henderson 4:30 V Baseball vs North Henderson 6:30 Softball  D/H vs North Henderson  4:00/6:00 (JV first) JV Soccer vs Swain 5:00

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Panther baseball looks to snap skid at Smoky Mountain

March 21, 2014
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The Franklin Panther varsity baseball team will head to Smoky Mountain this afternoon for the Battle of Cowee Mountain on the diamond. Franklin got off to a strong start, but has dropped its last three—with errors proving costly in those games. The 3-4 Panthers will look to get back in the win column against the…

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Panther baseball team hoping for improved season

March 14, 2014
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The Franklin Panther Varsity baseball is off to a solid start this season and will open up conference play tonight at Brevard at 7 p.m. The Panthers (3-2) have already won half as many games as they did last year with an inexperienced team. “There was a lot of talk about only winning six games…

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WNCC-FM Announces 2014 FHS Baseball Broadcast Schedule

March 12, 2014
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WNCC-FM Announces 2014 FHS Baseball Broadcast Schedule

The Franklin High School Baseball team begins WNCAC play this Friday and 96.7 WNCC-FM has announced its broadcast schedule for 2014. As the station has done for a number of years this seasons broadcasts will begin with the conference opener at Brevard High School.  Game times vary through out the year and additionally along with…

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Panthers hoops teams end year with post-season honors

March 12, 2014
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The Western North Carolina Athletic Conference handed out some post-season recognition and several from Franklin High School basketball teams make the list. The 2013-2014 All-Conference Selections were announced this week with four Lady Panthers being named. That included: senior Sarah Henson, junior Vanessa Agrussa, junior Mariah Wallace, and sophomore Tory Agrussa. The Franklin girls just…

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Franklin, Bandys to battle for Western Regional Championship

March 7, 2014
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The Franklin Lady Panther basketball team is heading back to UNC-Greensboro’s Fleming Gymnasium to play for the Western Regional Championship Saturday afternoon. The Franklin girls pulled off a thrilling win Tuesday in the fourth round against East Rutherford and are now preparing to take on Bandys High School tomorrow. The Lady Panthers are 24-3 on…

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Hatchery-supported trout waters closed for restocking

March 7, 2014
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Hatchery-supported trout waters closed for restocking

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has closed about 1,000 miles of Hatchery Supported Trout Waters to allow Commission personnel to stock the waters in preparation for opening day, which is April 5. This year, the Wildlife Commission will stock approximately 907,000 trout — 96 percent of which average 10 inches in length, with the other…

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