Sports

JV Lions stay unbeaten with win over Commerce

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The Franklin County Junior Varsity Lions improved to 2-0 on the season with a decisive 14-0 victory Thursday in their home opener over the Commerce Tigers at Ed Bryant Stadium.

Lady Lions take control of 8AAA race

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Region and state tournaments are still a few weeks off for high school softball teams, but Wednesday's game in Carnesville between the Franklin County Lady Lions and Jackson County Lady Panthers ha

Comeback falls short against Banks

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A defensive battle Friday night in Homer may have uncovered unforeseen offensive weapons for the Franklin County Lions.

Mazzone to speak at Ty Cobb Golf Tournament

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Legendary Atlanta Braves Pitching Coach Leo Mazzone will be the speaker Sept. 6 at the 21st Ty Cobb Memorial Golf Tournamnet luncheon at Highland Walk Golf Course in Franklin Springs.

Lions fall to Indians 42-28 to begin season in four-hour opener

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The Franklin County Lions fought for nearly four hours Friday night to overcome the Stephens County Indians but came up just short. The Indians came away with a 42-28 win in The Reservation in Toccoa in both teams’ opening contest.

Volleyball Lady Lions net first ever victory

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The Franklin County volleyball program has checked most of its “first-ever” accomplishments. The Lady Lions had their first games in 2018 during their first season, at the end of which they graduated their first senior class. On Monday, the team got its first win, a 3-0 win over Barnes Academy in Carnesville.

Marching Pride to explore 'Unfamiliar Road' at halftime

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Things are a little more familiar for the Franklin County Marching Pride Band this football season. Director Christopher Sampson is in his second year at the head of the band, so his returning band students know what to expect from him.