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Hornets, Rebels primed for home matchups

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:10 pm

STAFF WRITER Evan Harris The Huntland Hornets and Franklin County Rebels football teams will be on home turf tonight, but that’s where the similarities in the two games end. Off to an astonishing 6-1 start, Huntland is on a five-game winning streak, and the Hornets hope to move that mark to six tonight, hosting the 2-5 Fayetteville Tigers. Franklin County celebrates homecoming tonight, hosting a very talented Hillsboro team from

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  • Seniors shine in Rebels triple overtime victory

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    The scene following Javon Rice's successful two-point conversion attempt on Friday night on the Franklin County High School football field. 
-Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris Franklin County shed its three-game losing streak in a big way Friday night with a 56-55 triple overtime victory over Coffee County. After scoring in the third overtime, and still down by one point at 55-54, Franklin County head coach James Carr elected to go for the win and the two-point conversion try. “These kids had played hard all night long, and it was time to

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  • Rebelettes capture first victory of the season

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    Sophomore Tyler Feaster (11) battles for the ball at midfield during Tuesday’s Rebelette soccer victory over Cascade. Feaster returned from an injury and played the first half in the field before returning to goalie — a position she had played before her injury — in the second half.
—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   Goals have been sparse this season for the Franklin County Rebelettes soccer team, but on Tuesday night it rallied to net two goals to defeat Cascade 2-0 and garner its first victory of the season. Having scored just five goals prior to Tuesday night, the game also marked the Rebelettes’ first multi-goal game of the season. “We haven’t put many balls in the net, seems

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  • Something new for FC’s youth

    Posted on October 3, 2014 at 12:06 pm

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    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   Hoping to provide the area’s youth with something to do, a new upstart program called Franklin County Recreational Sports is bringing back competitive youth basketball for the first time in 10 years. FCRS held its first official board meeting this past Sunday with board president Curtis Francis at the reigns. However, the beginnings of the new program are far from just a week old. The

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  • Hornets buzz through Saints for homecoming rout

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    During halftime Huntland School recognized it’s homecoming attendants and queen. Pictured, from left, are sixth grade attendant Anna Williams, escorted by her father Lance Williams (background); eighth grade attendant Kati Elliott, escorted by her father Tracy Robinson; tenth grade attendant Candace Danielle Hargrave, escorted by her Uncle Aaron Jakubowski; twelfth grade attendant Kati Ashley, escorted by her father Jeff Ashley; crown bearer Wesley Plemons; Queen Rachel Collins, escorted by her father Rob Collins; flower girl Emily Cremeans; eleventh grade attendant Becca Lewter, escorted by her father Bill Lewter; ninth grade attendant Taylor Elrod, escorted by her father Johnny Elrod; and seventh grade attendant Natalie Stovall, escorted by her father Todd Stovall.
—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris Six different Huntland Hornets found the end zone Friday night to cap off a 51-14 homecoming victory over Mount Juliet Christian Academy that won’t soon be forgotten. A mixture of offensive dominance, coupled with a stingy defense, aided Huntland in its lopsided win over the Saints. The victory pushes the Hornets to an impressive 5-1 on the season and extended a winning streak to three games.

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  • Clutch performance sends freshman Rebelette to State Tournament

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 10:58 am

    Franklin County freshman Malia Stovall birdied her way to the State Tournament in a clutch playoff performance during the Region 4-AAA Tournament. Shown in this file photo, Stovall eyes up a lengthy putt during the District 8-AAA Tournament, which she also won in a playoff. 
—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris As a freshman Malia Stovall has already reached the pinnacle of high school golf, after recently winning the Region 4-AAA tournament. How the young talent finished the region tournament this past Monday afternoon is even more impressive. Playing at Indian Hills in Murfreesboro, Stovall finished with a score of 75. As the regular rounds were finished, it was discovered that there was a three-way tie for

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  • Lady Hornets down Westwood to remain undefeated

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 9:18 am

    Lady Hornet seventh grader Mikaylie Edwards (2) scored the first goal of the match and nearly scored more in the second period. Pictured here, Edwards takes a shot late in the second period that nearly went in.
 -Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   It didn’t take long for anyone in attendance on Tuesday evening to realize just how talented the Huntland Middle School Lady Hornets soccer team is as it improved to 9-0-1 with a 2-0 win over Westwood Middle School. Westwood began with possession, but it didn’t seem to matter as the Lady Hornets quickly gained ball control and began attacking the defense. A few perfectly placed

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  • Friday night preview…Rebels, Hornets open district play

    Posted on September 5, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   With 1-1 records through two weeks of play, the Franklin County Rebels and Huntland Hornets prepare to enter into district action tonight with both looking to avenge losses from last year’s games against their week 2 opponents. Franklin County opens District 8-AAA play by hosting the Lincoln County Falcons (0-2), and the Hornets will be on the road to face off against District 9-A foe,

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  • Foster shines in Hornet’s victory

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Huntland junior was outstanding during Friday night’s game, hauling in three catches for 169-yards and two touchdowns, along with intercepting a pass on defense, which he returned for 39-yards to help seal the victory. 

—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   Though it is just Kobe Foster’s first year playing high school football, the Huntland junior put opposing defensive coordinators on notice in week 0, hauling in three catches for 169-yards and two touchdowns as Huntland defeated Cornersville 28-18. Huntland’s offensive attack led the charge during the team’s season opening victory with 417 total yards on offense. Running backs Cameron Mahaffey, a senior, and D.J. Taylor,

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