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Patriot tennis advances to second round

WILLIAMSTON — Franklin Academy’s tennis team advanced to the second round of the women’s dual team 1A state playoffs with a convincing 5-0 win against Riverside Martin, in a match played Tuesday in Williamston. The Patriots will play at Gates County High School in Tuesday’s...
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Youngsville soccer phenom heads to England

Kennedy Capps will travel to England to participate in the Elite Soccer Academy. By Jonathan McNamara YOUNGSVILLE — A local soccer standout will travel to London, England, the second week in April  to participate in a prestigious weeklong Elite Soccer Academy. Kennedy Capps, 12,...
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Patriot boys, girls finish first in foot race

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls and boys cross country teams raced to first place in Tuesday’s meet at Wendell Park. The Patriots were joined by East Wake Academy and Kestrel Heights. Justin Martin of Franklin Academy took the lead from the start...
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Rain delays Patriots tennis

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Franklin Academy’s tennis team was tied with Raleigh Charter before rain forced play to stop during Monday’s North Central Athletic Conference matchup. After singles, the score was knotted at 3-all. Four of those matches went to third set...
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Patriots race to first, second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Hannah Zenker of Franklin Academy posted the fastest time in the Sept. 23 North Central Athletic Conference cross country quad meet at Flaherty Park in Wake Forest. Zenker, who led the entire race, finished in 20:56 and also paced the...