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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...
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Cougars Run Past Patriots

By: David Allen  SOUTHERN PINES — “Defense is the key to winning, and tonight that was the case.” said Wake Forest coach Reggie Lucas after the Cougars’ victory against Pinecrest Friday night. The game was a defensive battle with an interception by Wake Forest’s Nic DeLuke in the...

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...
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Lady Patriots Win Basketball Opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — If there were any opening night nerves, Franklin Academy’s girls’ basketball team quickly disposed of them. The Patriots rolled into the 2013-14 season with an impressive 51-30 win against Lighthouse in the team’s season opener November ...
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Patriot girls repeat in regionals

Patriot girls win second regional XC title, boys finish fourth CARY — Franklin Academy’s girls cross country team earned its second consecutive 1A mideast regional championship Saturday with a team score of 41 points and the Patriots Hannah Zenker raced to her second individual...