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Rebel football closes one chapter, readies another

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 4:43 pm

SPORTS WRITER Evan Harris Franklin Cunty High School’s Rebel football team concluded its 2014 season officially on Saturday night, with the team’s end of the year banquet. The banquet offered a reflection on the year and gave recognition to several deserving coaches and players. In his last night as the head coach of the Franklin County Rebels, James Carr spoke to what will forever be his team. Throughout the night

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  • Lady Hornets break streak with rout over rival

    Posted on December 12, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Huntland Lady Hornet sophomore Caylee McLennan (21) gets past a trailing, Moore County senior, Makayla Ray (3) for an easy two point layup. McLennan finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds for her fourth consecutive double-double.
—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    SPORTS WRITER Evan Harris Feb. 28, 2004 — That was the last time that Huntland High School’s girls’ basketball program had beaten Moore County until Tuesday night when the Lady Hornets routed the Raiderettes 50-39. To put the time frame into perspective, with a roster consisting predominately of freshmen and sophomores, the last time the Lady Hornets defeated Moore County the current players were between the ages of 4 and

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  • Rebels start strong in district race

    Posted on December 5, 2014 at 4:55 pm

    Franklin County senior Hunter Watson (with ball) battles through contact and soars over Tullahoma defender Luke Mitchell (31) for two of his 16 points on Tuesday night.
—Staff Photo by Zach Birdsong

    SPORTS WRITER Evan Harris Tuesday night marked the tip-off of the District 8-AAA basketball season with Columbia, Lawrence County, and Franklin County’s boys’ team all earning victories. The Franklin County Rebels drowned out rival Tullahoma by a margin of 25 points, 67-42, to improve to 4-2 on the early season. Initially things looked to be close with the Rebels escaping the first quarter of play up by just one point,

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