Sports

Plans for renovation of athletic facilities

By: Carney Gillin carney.gillin@franklincollege.edu A school is reflected not only by the standard of their academics, but also by the quality of their facilities, sports teams, and public appearance. Colleges and universities nationwide are constantly upgrading and renovating their facilities in order to compete and attract new students to their campus. Franklin College is in […]

Franklin softball splits double-header against Olivet

By: Kyle Holzbog kholzbog@franklincollege.edu The Franklin College’s softball team played 10 consecutive away games during spring break, ending the weekend two games above .500 on the season. The grizzlies lost the opener 2-1 in eight innings prior to their victory in their second game 7-4. With a long week on the road, the team gained […]

Franklin women’s golf competes at the Big Four Classic

By: Ben Brown benjamin.brown@franklincollege.edu Franklin College women’s golf opened up its spring season on Tuesday in the Big Four Classic. The Grizzlies finished fourth in the four-team tournament, with an overall score of 362. Butler University dominated the event, with both the men’s and women’s teams taking a victory. The women finished with a score […]

The process of becoming an NCAA sport

By Seth Morin seth.morin@franklincollege.edu The determination of a club sport becoming eligible as an NCAA team is an institutional process. No specific process claims a club sport must be around for a certain length of time. In other words, the college decides when to make the jump to the NCAA. A team becomes a part […]

Tennis Teams Headed to South Carolina

By:  Will Reno The men’s and women’s tennis teams packed up and headed to Hilton Head, S.C., last Thursday for a team spring break trip. Both squads got some rest and relaxation time, but the main focus of both teams was improving their games. On the men’s side the team looked to maintain their momentum […]

Franklin golf preparing for start of season

Seth Morin Seth.morin@franklincollege.edu   Spring weather is almost here which means our Grizzly Men’s and Women’s golf teams are hitting the links. During the fall, the women’s team capped off their championship season by finishing 3rd overall in the HCAC Championship at Shadowood Golf Course in Seymour, Ind. The men’s championship season takes place during […]

Sporadic weather affects spring sports

By: Kyle Holzbog kholzbog@franklincollege.edu The unusual weather has created challenging situations for coaches and athletes this spring. Whether it was the frigid temperatures, an abundance of snow or lack of facilities, most Franklin athletics have had to be flexible when it came to practicing or competing in events. Track and Field Head Coach Paul Sargent […]

‘The Couch Crew’ Brings Tail Gate Town to Left Field

Carney Gillin Carney.gillin@franklincollege.edu The fans of Franklin College know how to tailgate. A typical Saturday football game will fill every street and parking spot on campus, and Homecoming is an annual spectacle matched by few schools of similar size. But, football isn’t the only sport on campus, and the school has a lot of sports […]

Singles lead Franklin men’s tennis past MSJ 6-3

Staff Report Thefranklin@franklincollege.edu Franklin College men’s tennis came away from Mount St. Joseph’s with a 6-3 victory. The team won four of its six single matches to carry it to victory. The victory was the first one of the season for the Grizzlies. Their record now stands 1-3 overall and 1-1 in conference play. Franklin […]

Franklin College women’s track and field perform strong at Rose-Hulman Early Bird Invitational

Staff Report Thefranklin@franklincollege.edu The Franklin College women’s track and field placed third at the Rose-Hulman Early Bird Invitational. The Grizzlies had three first place victories in the event. Junior Anna Murdock led the team with a victory in the 1500-meter run with a time 4:51.80. Murdock’s victory was nearly five seconds ahead of the second […]

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