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FTHS Sports: Girls’ Basketball Team Beats Delaware Powerhouse, Eyes Tournament Championship

The Franklin High School girls’ basketball team won a berth in the Diamond State Classic championship round Dec. 28 with a convincing 60-31 win over the previously undefeated Caravel Academy squad in Wilmington, Del. Caravel, ranked the No. 3 girls’ team in Delaware, scored double-digits in only the third quarter as the undefeated (3-0) Franklin […]

Rutgers Prep Sports: Boys’, Girls’ Basketball Teams Fall in Tournament Finals

The Rutgers Preparatory School’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams made it to the finals of their respective holiday tournaments on Dec. 28, but neither came home with the crown. In the Hillsborough Holiday Classic final, at Hillsborough High School, the undefeated Raiders bested Rutgers Prep 48-37. Hillsborough jumped out to a 10-4 lead after the […]

FTHS Sports: Boys’ Winter Track Team Captures Sixth Straight Somerset County Championship

The boys’ varsity indoor track team won its sixth straight Somerset County championship Dec. 27 at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. The boys outscored second-place Ridge high School 68-56. The boys’ novice team also won its division, besting second-place Hillsborough by a score of 24-14. The varsity win was powered by first-place finishes by Sophomore Nile […]

FTHS Sports: Boys Basketball Falls to Scotch Plains in Holiday Tournament

Brandon Bennett and Raphael Oloyede led their team with 13 points each in the boys’ basketball teams’ loss in Dec. 27  Keith Benovengo Memorial Tournament play to Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School at Scotch Plains. Also contributing to the effort were Jaelen Davis with 11 points, Hasheem Miller-Ware with 7 points, Giovante Robinson with 5 points […]

FTHS Basketball: Girls Win, Boys Fall, In Season Openers

The Franklin High School girls’ basketball team started its season with a win against Immaculata Dec. 20, but the boys’ team wasn’t as fortunate. Two three-pointers each helped Adreana Miller and Mary Trossi lead the girls’ team to a rolling win, 53-31, at home. Franklin led the entire game, being outscored only in the fourth […]

FHS Bowling: Boys Sweep, Girls Lose, But Notch First Game Win

Powered by Senior Sergey Eccles total pin count of 803, the Franklin High School boys’ bowling team rolled over the South Amboy High School squad Dec. 16 at Brunswick Zone/Carolier Lanes, North Brunswick. Eccles rolled a 268, 258 and 277 to bring his season average to 231. Eccles was followed by Sophomore Dylan Coker’s 591 […]

FTHS Bowling: Boys Win, Girls Come Up Short Again

The Franklin Township High School boys’ bowling team improved their record to 2 and 1 while handing the Edison High School team its first loss in a match Dec. 6 at Brunswick Zone – Carolier Lanes in North Brunswick. The girls team is still in search of its first win, falling to the Edison girls […]

FTHS Sports: Cheerleaders Earn First-Ever Berth in National Competition

FTHS Sports: Cheerleaders Earn First-Ever Berth in National Competition

For the first time in its history, the Franklin Township High School cheerleading squad has earned a  berth in a national competition. The 23-member squad has its sights set on the Universal Cheerleading Association’s High School National Championships, slated for Feb. 7 to 9, 2014 at Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Center […]

FTHS Bowling: Mixed Results for Season Start

The Franklin High School bowling teams earned split decisions against their first two opponents this year. The boys’ team ended the first two competitions with a 1-1 record, while the girls’ team has yet to record a “W” at 0-2. On Dec. 2, the girls dropped their first match, 7-0, against Warren Hills High School […]

Photos & Video: Warriors Fall to Piscataway in Thanksgiving Day Game

Photos & Video: Warriors Fall to Piscataway in Thanksgiving Day Game

It was cold, it was windy. And it was cold. The Franklin High School Warriors were unsuccessful Thanksgiving Day in snapping their six-game Turkey Day losing streak to the Piscataway Chiefs, losing 25-7 and capping a disappointing season for the varsity footballers. Below are some scenes from the game.