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Ranked 10th in the state, East Henderson took out the Franklin Panthers, 4-0, in Monday’s game.

The Panthers lost 7-4 to Smoky Mountain in overtime on Sept. 17; North Henderson 1-0 on Wednesday and Highlands, 2-1 on Thursday.

Coach Ken Neitz said, “We played some pretty decent soccer, but it wasn’t good enough. Hopefully, this week will make us stronger and help us the rest of the way during conference play.”


Franklin Panthers dominated the Brevard Blue Devils at last Friday’s football game in the Panther Pit in the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference opener, 35-6.

The victory brought the Panthers’ record to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the conference.

Franklin meets the Pisgah Bears next Friday in Pisgah.



Soccer & Volleyball

The Franklin Panther Men's Soccer Team scored a 4 to 1 victory over Rabun Gap-Nacoochee in last Thursday night's game. The four goals were made by Miguel Arellano, Jose Soto, Alberto Gonzalez-Garcia and Krash Gooder.

Their record now stands at 6-1-0. The next home game will be Monday, Sept. 17, against Smoky Mountain, at Macon Middle School, 6 p.m.


Panthers fall to TC Roberson in home opener.

Franklin Panther Football hosted TC Robertson in the first home game of the season last Friday night in the Panther Pit.

Marquel Manning scored the only Panther touchdown in the fourth quarter in the non-conference contest.

The Panthers will travel to Swain for their next game Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m.


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