Lady Red Rams smash the competition

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton High School volleyball team is 9-3 and 5-3 in conference after a shutout win against  Southern Vance Tuesday. “I’m happy with the way things are going,” head coach Crystal Barnes said. “This is a great group of girls and...

Red Rams roll past Louisburg

FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams deftly managed the Louisburg Warriors, coming away with a 39-23 win in their opening home game Friday. The match was back and forth until late in the third quarter when Franklinton pulled completely away from Louisburg.  Play was halted for nearly 20...

Ram swimmers race to 7th

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — Rolesville High School’s girls and boys swim teams swam to a seventh-place finish in Friday’s Greater Neuse River Conference meet. Clayton won the girls competition while Garner placed first in the boys event. “I cannot be more proud...
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Strong finish gives Red Rams a win

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Franklinton Lady Red Rams were victorious in Friday night’s basketball game against the visiting Roanoke Rapids Yellowjackets. The Red Rams took the lead early but allowed the Yellowjackets to slip past their defense until they were...
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Franklinton stays afloat and ousts Roanoke Rapids

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Friday night held a sound victory for Franklinton Red Rams boys basketball team who faced off against Roanoke Rapids High.  After a weak first quarter, the Red Rams took the lead and held on to it for a 54-34 win. Franklinton struggled to...