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Evan Moffitt, Gardner-Webb volleyball senior player and 2008 Franklin High School graduate was named the Big South Defensive Player of the Week for her impressive efforts during the matches played the week of Sept. 12-18.

She received the award after securing a record 68 digs and averaging 5.23 digs per set in three matches for the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs over last weekend at the Spartan Classic. Moffitt started the week with an impressive 21 digs against Western Carolina University on Sept. 16 and followed with 29 digs against Big South opponent Charleston Southern on Sept. 17 in non-conference action. Moffitt closed the weekend out with 18 digs in Gardner-Webb’s 3-0 win over Wofford in her second match on Sept. 17.

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The Franklin Panthers varsity football team escaped with a narrow victory last Friday night, taking down the neighboring Maroon Devils of Swain County 14-6. Jacob Young scored the Panthers only two touchdowns of the game in what was a physically grinding contest between the two rivals. The win gives the Panthers their sixth straight victory over the 1A powerhouse, in a series historically dominated by Swain.

“Swain was a good challenge for us, on both sides of the ball. They play as hard as anyone, so we were not surprised about their ability to hang around,” said Panthers Head Coach Josh Brooks. “We just knew we had to keep playing, and it was a good struggle at the line of scrimmage. But eventually we we were able to take control.”

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