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Patriots send five to regional swim meet

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Five Franklin Academy swimmers will be competing this Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A/2A East Regional Meet. The event will be held at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary at 3 p.m. Freshmen...
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Defense sparks Patriot girls to victor

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s offense was nowhere to found at times throughout its girls basketball game Friday with Roxboro Community. Fortunately, for the Patriots, their defense made up for it. The Franklin Academy girls used its...
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Franklin Academy Boys escape with narrow win Win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— Franklin Academy junior Brandon Hanson had 20 points, seven rebounds and four steals and made two key free throws in the closing seconds as the Franklin Academy boys basketball team escaped with a 53-50 win Monday night against...
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Patriot Girls Hang On To Remain Undefeated

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— The Franklin Academy girls basketball team almost blew a seven-point lead over visiting Durham Flight, but held on by making four of four free throws in the last eight seconds to secure a 56-50 win Monday night. Senior Catie Keel and...

Patriot boys split opening games

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — On the heels of a season opening 59-52 loss to Lighthouse Christian on November 7, the Franklin Academy boys’ basketball team set its sights on its next opponent, Raleigh Hawks and defeated them 67-33 Monday night. The Patriots responded...