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Rams lose to rivalry stigma

By David Allen    FRANKLINTON — The rivalry game between Franklinton High, 5-2, and the 5-3 Bunn High resulted in a staggering 42-17 defeat for the Rams. “I don’t care if we played Carolina (UNC), we would have played better than this,” said Franklinton coach Lester Wilde...
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Red Rams stifle Yellowjackets

Franklinton ends road march two for three. By Jonathan McNamara ROANOKE RAPIDS — Three weeks of away games can be a grinding challenge for a high school football team. Fortunately, for the Red Rams of Franklinton, they concluded their three-week away stint Friday meeting the...
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High scoring loss for Red Rams

By Clellie Allen and Jonathan McNamara CREEDMOOR — The game between South Granville and visiting Franklinton High was expected to be a clash between two conference titans. The 67-57 Viking win over the Red Rams fulfilled those expectations, even though it resulted ...
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Pirates stop Red Rams’ charge

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams of Franklinton lost to the Pirates of Corinth Holders, a 2A Northern Carolina conference foe on Friday, 33-32. New this season to the 3A Two Rivers conference, the Pirates came into the undefeated Red Rams’ stadium 4-1 and without a...
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Red Rams elude Panthers

Franklinton defeats Granville Central and move to 5-0 for the season. By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton celebrated homecoming with a victory against Granville Central Sept 27 as the Red Rams remain undefeated for the season. “We came out on fire. We were up 14-0...