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Patriot runners take second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris CARY — Franklin Academy’s girls and boys cross country team both finished second in Tuesday’s 5K race held at Bond Park in Cary. Host Raleigh Charter won the girls and boys race. East Wake Academy was third in the girl’s race and placed fourth in the boys...
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Patriots shut out Roxboro

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Six different Patriots scored goals in Franklin Academy’s 8-0 win Sept. 9 against visiting Roxboro Community. The Patriots improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. “I thought we controlled the ball well...

Patriots extend tennis win streak

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls tennis team kept their winning streak alive with a pair of victories last week. The Patriots, 7-1, made it five wins in a row after defeating Roxboro  Community on their home turf, 8-1 Friday, and Voyager Academy 7-2...
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Patriots Tennis Sweep Three Teams

by Becky Kimbrell-Norria LOUISBURG— It’s been a perfect week for the Franklin Academy girl’s tennis team. The Patriots played three matches in six days and swept all three opponents, 9-0. Their latest victim was non-conference rival Louisburg High School in a match played in...
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Chris Straits named Patriots’ athletic director

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Chris Straits wants the word to get out: As Franklin Academy’s new athletic director, his plan is to develop a level of congruency across the middle school and high school programs. “I am also trying to get our intramurals to a level where...