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Sep. 17: Twin Athletes

There are five sets of twin athletes this year! Back row: Matthew and Michael Icenogle, Lucas and Jeremiah Windell. Front Row: Sara and Jessica Thom, Abby and Emily Stayer, and Grace and Olivia Paszek.

Freshmen lead women’s soccer team to second victory

Freshmen lead women’s soccer team to second victory

By Ben Brown benjamin.brown@franklincollege.edu The women’s soccer team beat St. Mary-Woods 4-0 to earn their second season victory Wednesday night. The team now sits at 2-1 on the season. Freshman Haley Lowe led the team with two goals. Lowe’s first goal came in the first 53 seconds of the match. Freshman Clare Lenart and senior […]

Football team prepares for match against defending national champs

By Katie Stancombe katie.stancombe@franklincollege.edu The upcoming football game tomorrow against Wisconsin-Whitewater will be a pivotal moment for the start of the new fall season. It will help to determine how well equipped Franklin’s boys are for the games to come. Coach Leonard seemed calm and collected when asked if he was worried about the game. Even […]

Women’s volleyball secures fifth win of the season

By Ben Brown benjamin.brown@franklincollege.edu The Franklin Women’s Volleyball team hit a five-game winning streak Wednesday night against the Wilmington (Ohio) Quakers. The team won by a score of 3-0. In the three sets, the team had victories of 25-11, 26-24 and 25-9. This was the second time Franklin has played against Wilmington (Ohio) this season. […]

Ray Rice’s suspension: a cover up?

By Ben Brown benjamin.brown@franklincollege.edu Ray Rice attacking his wife has seen non-stop coverage since the news first broke, and the new video recently submitted added even more to talk about. After the video was released, Rice was suspended indefinitely and cut from the Baltimore Ravens. The Associated Press reported Wednesday something more unsettling than the […]

Seniors assist on football field

By Seth Morin seth.morin@franklincollege.edu Student coaches are a vital part of leading Franklin College’s football team, which is statistically one of the most successful programs on campus. Five students are on the coaching roster this season for the Grizzlies. Senior Blake Steinacker—who said he plans to become a football coach after graduation —said roles for […]

Prather: College offers academic and athletic balance

By Leigh Durphey Balancing a full class schedule, a social life and athletic practices and events sounds like a lot to handle, but for cross country runner Megan Martin, it’s all worth it. “The cross country team is like a family,” Martin said. “Everybody is really encouraging.” Other students must echo Martin’s feelings, because roughly […]

Cheerleaders, more than meets the eye

By Hannah Troyer Cheerleaders, to some, are the non-important participants on the sidelines- shaking their pom-poms in support and encouragement. But to head cheerleading coach Shari Shires, the cheerleading program is much more. “As FC cheerleaders, we are ambassadors for the college,” Shires said. “Our team not only leads the crowd at football and basketball […]

Volleyball team to host Senior Night

By Carly Hughes Franklin’s women’s volleyball team will host a senior night for the first time in 3 years. Athletic Director Kerry Prather said a lack of upperclassmen — which has prevented the team from having a senior night in the past — is not unusual when you look at the contributing factors. “Take a […]

Grant promotes women, minorities in athletic dept. internships

Grant promotes women, minorities in athletic dept. internships

Staff report thefranklin@franklincollege.edu The National Collegiate Athletic Association has awarded the Franklin College athletic department a grant that encourages women and minorities to hold entry-level athletic administrative internships at Division III schools. Franklin is one of 14 schools nationwide – and two D-III conference offices – awarded the grant, which covers $46,200 for the next […]

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