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Lady Warriors Lose OT Heart Breaker, 44-42

Lady Warriors Lose OT Heart Breaker, 44-42

The Lady Warriors nearly ended the Gil St. Bernard’s unbeaten streak on February 23, but in the end fell just a bit short, losing in overtime, 44-42. With just about 17 seconds left in the game, and the Warriors down 36-34, junior Christina Midgette took the ball down court from Gil territory, drove to the […]

Lady Warrior Basketball Seniors Honored

Lady Warrior Basketball Seniors Honored

The four members of the Franklin High School Lady Warriors basketball team who are seniors were honored in a ceremony before the February 22 game. Fêted were team manager Claire Bochaberi and players Kyierah Dempsey-Toney, Erica Jackson and Morgan Jones. Bochaberi is a member of the National Honor society and Teen Pep. She enjoys traveling, […]

Lady Warriors Fall To St. Thomas Aquinas, 68-53

Lady Warriors Fall To St. Thomas Aquinas, 68-53

Buoyed by a barrage of three-pointers, the St. Thomas Aquinas Trojans handed the Lady Warrior basketball team its second consecutive loss February 21, 68-53. The Lady Warriors had no answer for St. Thomas’ three-point game, with the Trojans scoring nearly half of their points from outside the arc on their way to the victory. The […]

Warriors Fight, But Finally Fall To Rutgers Prep, 67-60

Warriors Fight, But Finally Fall To Rutgers Prep, 67-60

It all came down to the fourth period. The Franklin High School basketball Warriors spent most of the previous three frames fighting back from deficits of as much as 10 points, but some late-game heroics spurred by Anthony Milligan knotted the game at 43 each when the buzzer sounded at the end of the third […]

Somerset Patriots 2021 Schedule Announced

Somerset Patriots 2021 Schedule Announced

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have released their 2021 season schedule. Opening Day on Tuesday, May 4th will mark Somerset’s debut as a Major League-affiliated team and member of the Double-A Northeast League. “Each step closer to the season makes the past few months since the […]

Lady Warriors Notch Big Come-From-Behind Win Against Hunterdon Central

Lady Warriors Notch Big Come-From-Behind Win Against Hunterdon Central

A three-point, game-tying buzzer beater propelled the Franklin High School Lady Warriors basketball team to a 55-49 come-from-behind overtime victory over Hunterdon Central High School on February 17. The buzzer-beating heroics by senior Erica Jackson tied the game at 43 and capped an almost improbable comeback by the Lady Warriors, who trailed the entire game. […]

FHS Basketball Warriors Defeat Hillsborough For Second Time, 66-41

FHS Basketball Warriors Defeat Hillsborough For Second Time, 66-41

Powered by a stingy defense, the Franklin High School boys’ basketball team handed the Hillsborough Raiders another defeat February 16. The Warriors defeated the Raiders 66-41. If that score sounds a bit familiar, it should; Franklin defeated Hillsborough when the teams first met on January 27 by a score of 66-59. But unlike that late […]

Lady Warriors Hold On For Win Against North Hunterdon

Lady Warriors Hold On For Win Against North Hunterdon

The Lady Warriors looked a little slow coming off a nearly two-week coronavirus quarantine, but still managed to hold off a pesky North Hunterdon Regional, 53-47 on February 13. North Hunterdon was helped by some hot hands, especially from the three-point zone, and some mistakes leading to turnovers by the Lady Warriors. Both boys’ and […]

New Recreation Director Wants To Gauge Park Use

New Recreation Director Wants To Gauge Park Use

Responding to criticism leveled at a recent proposed park, the newly minted director of the township Parks & Recreation Department said he wants to come up with a better way to gauge township park use. Director William “Beau” Byrtus said at the February 10 virtual meeting of the township Recreation Advisory Council that there does […]

FHS Boys’, Girls’ Basketball Teams Under Quarantine For COVID-19 Exposure

FHS Boys’, Girls’ Basketball Teams Under Quarantine For COVID-19 Exposure

All members of the Franklin High School girls’ and boys’ basketball programs are in the middle of a 14-day quarantine caused by exposure to someone who tested positive for the coronavirus, a school official confirmed. Both teams’ schedules were paused on January 28, and will remain so through February 12. District spokeswoman Mary Clark said […]