Patriots score big in conference win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — Franklin Academy scored 23 runs and banged out 18 hits in their conference opener Friday at Voyager Academy. The Patriots improved to 3-4 overall and they are 1-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. The 23-1 win came two days...
Posted On 11 Apr 2014

Patriots ladies hold off Red Rams

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — Meeting for the first time this year, Franklin Academy and Franklinton High’s women’s soccer teams faced off Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Rams were coming off of a 9-0 win against school rival Louisburg High, while the Patriots hoped to...
Posted On 11 Apr 2014

Patriot golfers finish first

By David Allen Staff Writer GRAHAM— Franklin Academy’s golf team captured a seven-team match Tuesday, firing a team total of 174. The win was the third consecutive one for the Patriots in the North Central Athletic Conference match played at Southwick Golf Course in Graham....
Posted On 11 Apr 2014

Patriots netters go 1-1

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy men’s tennis team improved to 6-4 after splitting their last two matches against East Carteret High School and Southern Vance. This past Friday, despite competing without their top six players, the Patriots...
Posted On 11 Apr 2014

Last second goal lifts Patriots

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WILSON — With 10 seconds left in regulation, junior Paige Roberson netted Franklin Academy’s game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over West Brunswick High School in Saturday’s Brittany Invitational Soccer Showcase in Wilson. The exciting...
Posted On 11 Apr 2014