Playoffs Kickoff Friday Night

Friday night, the playoffs kick off all over the state. The Franklin Panthers finished the regular season undefeated and grabbed a conference championship. As a result, the Panthers are the 3 seed in the bracket and will be hosting Smoky Mountain, who was seed at number 14 after finishing the season with a 5-6 mark. This will be the second […]

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Regular Season Finished, Playoffs Start Friday

The regular season is now over for North Carolina high school football. The Franklin Panthers finished the regular season undefeated, 11-0 and 5-0 in the conference. Franklin won the Battle of Cowee 45-21 against Smoky Mountain in Sylva. With the loss, Smoky finished the regular season at 5-6 and 2-3 in the conference. Franklin and Smoky will meet again in […]

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Final Week of Regular Season Kicks off Friday Night

The final week of the regular season of high school football kicks off Friday evening, and two area teams are vying for undefeated regular seasons. The Franklin Panthers are 10-0 and 4-0 in the Mountain Six Conference, and with a win tonight over Smoky Mountain, would clinch the Mountain Six Conference Championship outright. For Smoky Mountain, the Mustangs are sitting […]

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Week 10 Re-cap

Week 10 of high school football action is now in the books, and the Franklin Panthers and Cherokee Braves are still undefeated. Franklin improved their record to 9-0 with a 42-0 victory over the East Henderson Eagles in the Panther Pit on Senior Night Friday. Next up, the Panthers will be on the road in a big conference match-up against […]

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Friday High School Football Scores

Friday night in High School Football action the Smoky Mountain Mustangs fell on the road to Pisgah 35-26; Franklin defeated Hendersonville 21-13; Cherokee beat Rosman 39-21 while Swain County upended Andrews 48-18. This Friday’s Smoky hosts Hendersonville; Franklin hosts Brevard Cherokee hits the road to Andrews and Swain heads to Rosman.

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Catamount Football Cracks Top 25 Poll for First Time in Over a Decade

Riding a four-game winning streak that includes league victories over nationally-ranked Samford and a road win at Chattanooga, which ranked as high as 12th early in the season, Western Carolina football broke into the STATS FCS Poll this week, debuting at No. 22. The Catamounts spent four-consecutive weeks in the “others receiving votes” category before entering this week’s national rankings. […]

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