Sports

Athletic department hires new women’s basketball coach

Staff Report thefranklin@franklincollege.edu Franklin College Athletic Director Kerry Prather announced Friday that Dana Haggenjos will be the school’s next head women’s basketball coach. The new hire comes after former Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jennifer Lodge Temple left Franklin earlier this month. Neither Prather nor Lodge has commented on the situation surrounding her departure. Haggenjos worked […]

Baseball Coach Lance Marshall passes 400 win milestone

By Ben Brown benjamin.brown@franklincollege.edu After 17 seasons, Franklin College’s Baseball Coach Lance Marshall reached his 400th win. Marshall’s overall record at Franklin sits at 401-290. During that time, he has led the team to three Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season championships. He has also brought home a conference tournament title and a berth to […]

Men’s golf finishes fifth in HCAC Tournament

By Seth Morin seth.morin@franklincollege.edu The Franklin College men’s golf team concluded its season this past weekend with the HCAC Championships at Eagle Rock Golf Course in Defiance, Ohio. The team finished sixth out of eight teams with junior Chris Arnold finishing the highest amongst the Grizzlies, tying for fifth place. Arnold’s performance earned him All-Heartland […]

Annual sports banquet gets new look

By Carney Gillin carney.gillin@franklincollege.edu The athletic department took a different approach to the annual athletic award banquet this year. In past years the program was run by coaches and allowed time for each coach to speak on their respective teams’ accomplishments. With Mary Helak and Allie Qualls at the helm the athletic department, the redesigned […]

Pacers’ Woes

By Ben Brown benjamin.brown@franklincollege.edu During the last portion of the NBA season and the playoffs up to this point, Roy Hibbert has looked like a middle school kid playing against the professionals. In fact, he has looked like Bow Wow did when his sneakers broke in Like Mike. Wednesday night it seemed as if he […]

Franklin softball finishes record setting season

By Will Reno wreno@franklincollege.edu The 2014 season proved to be a record-setting one for the softball team.  Following a 16 win and 27 loss 2013 campaign, the Grizzlies set a school record for wins with a 21 win and 17 loss mark. Despite the record, the team fell short of its ultimate goal of making […]

Franklin baseball earns first conference sweep

By Ben Brown benjamin.brown@franklincollege.edu The Franklin baseball team had its first series sweep in conference play this past weekend. The team faced Defiance College in three games improving its record to 22-14 overall. The team also improved to 13-9 in conference play putting them in fourth place. The Grizzlies ran away in the first contest […]

Athletes still at work in the off-season

By Kyle Holzbog kholzbog@franklincollege.edu Franklin College student-athletes work to better themselves almost every day of the year, but many people don’t realize what athletes do in their off-seasons. Coaches and athletes haven’t always been able to have out-of-season practices, but in the past few decades, the NCAA has changed a few rules allowing teams to […]

Third annual Grizzly Giveback to be held Friday

By Will Reno wreno@franklincollege.edu The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is preparing to host the third annual Grizzly Giveback event with the Boys and Girls Club of Franklin. The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on May 6 at Faught Stadium with volunteers from the school’s sports teams.  Student-athletes will be in charge of […]

Young stars

By Seth Morin seth.morin@franklincollege.edu The rise of young stars in a sport filled with drivers in their upper 30s and 40s has arrived and it could not have come at a better time for NASCAR. And by young I mean ages 18 to 21. That’s right, people our age or younger are making millions of […]

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