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FMS Sports (Photo Gallery): Boys’ Basketball Squad Downs Branchburg Central Middle School

FMS Sports (Photo Gallery): Boys’ Basketball Squad Downs Branchburg Central Middle School

After scoring 16 unanswered points in the first quarter, the Franklin Middle School boys’ basketball team coasted to a 38-27 win over Branchburg Central Middle School on Jan. 24. Franklin increased that lead to 31-5 at the half. But the team was only able to score 7 points in the second half, while Branchburg netted […]

FHS Sports: Boys’ Bowling Team Falls To Bridgewater-Raritan

FHS Sports: Boys’ Bowling Team Falls To Bridgewater-Raritan

The match started well for the Warriors, but Bridgewater-Raritan High School came back to take the last two of three games to win the contest, held at Majestic Lanes in Hopelawn. Senior Nicholas Chow led his team with 626 pins (243, 194, 189), followed by senior Sergey Eccles with 572 pins (196, 194, 182). Senior […]

FMS Sports (Photo Gallery): Girls’ Basketball Team Downs William Annin

FMS Sports (Photo Gallery): Girls’ Basketball Team Downs William Annin

The Franklin Middle School girls’ basketball team had to fight for it Jan. 23, but ended up with a win over William Annin Middle School of Bernards, 47-40. The Franklin girls were down by two points at the half, but grabbed the lead with a 12-2 run in the third quarter and never looked back. […]

FHS Sports: Boys’, Girls’ Bowling Teams Topple Watchung Hills

The Franklin High School girls’ and boys’ bowling teams were victorious Jan. 18 against Watchung Hills, with the boys besting their opponents 5-2 and the girls blanking their opponents 7-0. The boys’ effort was led by sophomore Dylan Coker with a 600 (178, 174, 248), followed by senior Kevin Greene, who rolled a total 595 […]

FHS Sports: Girls’ Basketball Team Wins A Squeaker Over Bridgewater-Raritan

FHS Sports: Girls’ Basketball Team Wins A Squeaker Over Bridgewater-Raritan

By Shelby Copeland Correspondent. The Franklin High School girls’ varsity basketball team staged a second-half comeback Jan. 16 to beat the Bridgewater-Raritan High School squad 49-47 at home. The win over the  2009-2010 Skyland Conference champions boosted the Warriors’ record to 9-1. Bridgewater began the game with a strong first quarter, leading 21-8 at the […]

FHS Sports: Girls’ Bowling Defeats Hunterdon Central

The Franklin High School girls’ bowling team continued their wining ways Jan. 14 with a 5-2 win over Hunterdon Central at West Hunterdon Lanes in Frenchtown. The Franklin girls won the first and third games with total pin counts of 682-653 and 772-695. Hunterdon Central squeaked by in the second game, edging Franklin 681-680. Junior […]

FHS Sports: Girls’, Boys’ Bowling Teams Roll Over Woodbridge

The Franklin High School girls’ and boys’ bowling squads defeated Woodbridge High School by identical 3-1 scores Jan. 14 at Brunswick Zone Carolier Lanes, North Brunswick. The boys won the first and third games of their match with scores of 1,088-788 and 1,031-928, respectively. The team barely lost the second game by a score of […]

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 […]