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Franklin High School senior Erin Campbell committed to play golf at North Greenville University in South Carolina last week, May 1, 2014 at the FHS gym.

During her time as a high school student she made the all-conference team all four years and qualified for the state tournament three of those years. Campbell also plays for the varsity softball team.

North Greenville University is a Division II school that plays in the National Christian College Athletic Associations.


The varsity softball team also ended their regular season on a high note when they defeated the Tuscola Mountaineers last Thursday by a score of 9-0, just one run short of invoking the mercy rule.

That win along with an unexpected Smoky Mountain win against a highly favored North Henderson team allowed Franklin to secure home field advantage on Wednesday when the Panthers took on the 11-4 Mountain Heritage Cougars.


Franklin High School senior Danielle Brown signed with Western Carolina University for track and field last Thursday, as her mom, Chris, looked on.

Brown was the 1A/2A state indoor champion in pole vaulting back in the winter and just Saturday, two days after her signing, she broke a state record at the 2-A State Championship that took place at NC A&T when she reached 11 feet, 2 inches in pole vaulting and became state champion again.

Photo by Vikie Carpenter

Franklin Youth Tennis Association is sponsoring the 15th Annual Open Tennis Tournament. Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8, at the Macon County recreation park, on six lighted courts. All funds raised will go to Franklin High School boys and girls varsity tennis teams.

Best two out of three sets win the match. A 10-point tie break will be played if split sets. All USTA rules will apply during the tournament. There will be a 15-minute late grace period after your scheduled time or the match will be forfeited.

Trophies and prizes will be awarded to winners of each category. Each participant will receive a free t-shirt.


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