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Home games: Oct. 24 and 25

Staff Report thefranklin@franklincollege.edu The men and women’s swimming and diving teams have their first meets of the 2014-2015 season at home tonight against Manchester University and Defiance College. The meet begins at 5 p.m. at Franklin Community Middle School. The teams then travels to Illinois College tomorrow. The football team will host Rose-Hulman tomorrow starting […]

Franklin College football moves into first place in conference standings

Franklin College football moves into first place in conference standings

By Jacob Rund The Franklin College football team has taken control of first place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference after last weekend’s win against Mount Saint Joseph University. Both the Grizzlies and the Lions went into Saturday’s game in Cincinnati, Ohio with a 4-0 conference record and sat tied atop the conference rankings. In […]

FC football team nominated for Play of the Year

Staff Report thefranklin@franklincollege.edu The Franklin College Grizzlies were nominated for GEICO Football Play of the Year for their successful two-point conversion against Manchester. Students can vote once per day, per browser, today through 11:59 a.m. on Oct. 27. This week’s winning play will advance to the CBS College Football GEICO Play of the Year competition […]

Grizzlies victorious in Homecoming match-up against Earlham

Staff Report thefranklin@franklincollege.edu Franklin College senior running back Joey Pasquale scored three touchdowns Oct. 11 to help the Grizzlies secure a victory over the Earlham Quakers 49-20. The Homecoming win led the team to a 4-0 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and has a 4-2 record for the season. Pasquale brought the score to […]

Grizzlies look to defeat Quakers in homecoming game matchup

Grizzlies look to defeat Quakers in homecoming game matchup

By Leigh Durphey leigh.durphey@franklincollege.edu The Franklin College football team takes on Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Earlham College in Saturday’s homecoming matchup. The 3-2 Grizzlies are undefeated in HCAC play, a stark contrast from the Quakers, which are winless against both conference and non-conference teams. Franklin is seeking to repeat last year’s matchup – a crushing […]

Coach Johnston Turns Around Volleyball Team

By Katie Stancombe katie.stancombe@franklincollege.edu Franklin’s volleyball team is pursuing its best record in years. Compared to last season’s record of 15-15, Franklin’s volleyball team is coming close to passing old records not even half way into their current season. Assistant director of athletics, senior woman administrator, and head women’s volleyball coach Johnston, 31, considers the […]

Tailgating Tradition

By Leigh Durphey leigh.durphey@franklincollege.edu “Tradition” is not a word that is taken lightly when it comes to Franklin College Grizzly homecoming. Alumni, students and Franklin citizens gather year after year to cheer on the Grizzly squad and celebrate longstanding traditions at the annual homecoming game. This Saturday as the team takes on the Earlham College […]

Hall of Fame Inductees

Staff Report As a part of the homecoming festivities, Franklin College will be welcoming three new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame. The new inductees are Bill Unsworth, Jason Sibley, and Jackie Ferguson. The group was recognized at a special ceremony Thursday night and will be recognized during half time of the Earlham game […]

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Cannon Tradition

By Zoie Richey zoie.richey@franklincollege.edu Some fans cheer, some jump, but all applaud when the cannon goes ”boom.” For more than 20 years, it has been a tradition for men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon to fire a cannon at the home football games. In more recent years, the fraternity has started the tradition of firing the […]

Franklin football remains undefeated in conference play

By Leigh Durphey Leigh.durphey@franklincollege.edu Senior quarterback Grant Welp threw five touchdown passes for the second week in a row to lead the Grizzly football squad to a victory of the Bluffton University Beavers with a score of 54-21 on Saturday at Faught Stadium. The team improves to 2-0 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and […]

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