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July 26, 2014
Sports
Ninth-ranked Panthers beat Knights for 5th straight victory
Franklin’s soccer team is no stranger to winning streaks. Last season, the Panthers tied their first game before reeling off 16 consecutive victories. This season, the Panthers lost to Enka 1-0 in ...
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FHS tennis suffers double-dip defeat
Losing in a closely contested match is never fun. Losing two tight matches, to the same team nonetheless, is about what you might expect. “It’s tough losing to the same team on the same day 5-3, 5-...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panthers lose to rival in 10 innings
Errors continue to be a common denominator between wins and losses for Franklin’s baseball team. The Panthers are unbeaten (3-0) when they play relatively mistake free, but are winless (0-5) when t...
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Errors costly for Panthers
Shortstop Trey Maslin makes a diving stop of a ground ball. He jumps to his feet, takes a step to his right and taps the second base bag. Then, while leaping to avoid a sliding runner, he fires a t...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
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FHS softball suffers pair of losses to open season
A home run blast in each of the first two games has been a cause for celebration. However, Franklin’s softball team would also like to celebrate after the game. The Panthers opened the season with ...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newcomers comprise half of tennis team
With a mix of veteran seniors and inexperienced players, Franklin tennis coach Sammy Gunter isn’t quite sure what to expect from his team this season. The Panthers have four returning players to go...
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dancing, dunks and Dribblers
A basketball game took place inside Franklin’s gym Tuesday, but it was secondary on a night full of dancing, jokes and entertainment. The Harlem Ambassadors visited FHS to share laughs and cater to...
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Panthers push Bandys to edge, lose in double overtime thriller
Playing for a spot in the state championship, Franklin and Bandys provided everything fans could ask for in a basketball game. Girls on both teams poured out sweat and blood during the game. But af...
Mar 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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Franklin soccer team kicks off season with 2-1 mark
A year ago, Franklin’s soccer team made school history and didn’t lose a game during the regular season. The Panthers won’t be able to repeat that feat, losing 1-0 to Enka in the 2014 season opener...
Mar 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mathis delivers walk-off single in FHS home victory
Franklin’s baseball team has won two of its first three games to start the season. The Panthers beat Murphy 8-0 in the season opener Feb. 28. They lost to Rabun County (Ga.) 7-5 Tuesday, before bou...
Mar 07, 2014 | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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FHS rallies late, stops Cavs’ 22-game streak
With less than 25 seconds left and the clock ticking away, Kaitlin Bishop catches a pass while standing on the wing in front of Franklin’s bench. The Franklin senior notices that she has some space...
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DST: More daylight to burn for Maconians come Sunday
Like a cosmic magic trick, time will simply vanish this weekend. Clocks will “spring forward” on Saturday night and everyone will wake up a little later, or a little more tired, than usual on Sunda...
Mar 07, 2014 | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back-to-back sectional champs
Lexington coach Lamont Johnson watched his team go on the road in the first two rounds of the state playoffs and come away with victories, including upsetting No. 1 seed Lake Norman Charter. Howeve...
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
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