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On Nov. 26, Franklin-Simpson High School announced that Athletic Director Matt Wilhite will be the interim head baseball coach for the upcoming 2020 season.

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Author Mike Norris will take center stage with his book, "Ring Around the Moon: Mommy Goose Rhymes," at the next Kentucky Proud Evening, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 in Lexington. The monthly series, hosted by Fayette County Cooperative Extension, regularly pairs captivating books from the Univer…

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The Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers' finished their regular season in spectacular fashion with a 31-26 victory over the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders on Senior Day at Houchens Industries L.T. Smith Stadium at Feix Field.

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The last time that former Franklin-Simpson Wildcat football players Tre' Bass, Cole Kirby and Jack Randolph were playing at Western Kentucky University's Houchens Industries L.T. Smith Stadium at Feix Field was in December 2016 when they were playing the Johnson Golden Central Golden eagles …

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The second game of this year's Music City Showdown also goes to the Louisville Cardinals. Just like they did in their football game back in September, the number two ranked Cardinals defeated the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers 71-54 last Friday afternoon at Bridgestone Arena in Nash…

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With the basketball season starting on Dec. 3, 6-4-3 Sports Bar and Grill hosted the annual Paul Gray Prep Sports Media Day presented by Med Center Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats will play their first playoff game on the road at the Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons this Friday night with the winner advancing to the state semifinal round of the Class 4-A UK Orthopedics Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Football Playoffs.

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The Kentucky Football Coaches Association has named coach and players of the year for each class and district in Kentucky. In class 4-A, Region 1 District 2, Franklin Simpson Head Coach Doug Preston was named coach of the year, while senior LeAndre Stutzman was named player of the year.

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An experimental project designed to keep invasive Asian carp from moving farther up the Cumberland River was unveiled Friday at Lake Barkley. A bio-acoustic fish fence (BAFF) was deployed on the downstream side of Barkley Lock. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell and U.S. Congressman James Comer al…

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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host a Kentucky Hemp Summit in December for those interested in learning more about the hemp industry, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.

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After winning only three games last season, the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers' football team become bowl eligible with a dominant 45-19 victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' football team will be looking to win their fourth straight Class 4-A Region 1 District 2 championship when they host the Allen County-Scottsville Patriots on Friday night.

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There aren't as many teams on a bye this week as there were in Week 10 -- just four, the Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans, are off in Week 11 -- but you could argue the players impacted are more important. Two MVP candidates, quarterbacks Aaron Rodger…

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The 2019 UK Orthopedics KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Football Playoffs was off to a positive start as the two time and defending Class 4-A state champions, the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats began their quest for an unprecedented third straight championship with a 37-14 victory over the Russe…

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began mailing ballots on Nov. 4 to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' Dance Team has been preparing their hip hop and jazz routines for months. Now, they will compete with any other teams this Saturday at Muhlenberg County High School.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the opening of the 2020 scholarship application cycle for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. The program aims to increase the number of students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and other agriculture-related disc…

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' Cheer Team has qualified for the Universal Cheerleaders Association Nationals Cheerleading competition at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' football team lost to the Glasgow Scotties 28-21 in both teams' final game of the regular season. The Wildcats, from Class 4-A, falls to an even overall record of 5-5 while the Scotties, from Class 3-A, improve to 9-1.

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Former Franklin-Simpson Lady Cat golfer and Western Kentucky University senior Mary Joiner finished fourth to lead the Lady Toppers to their first win of the season as they won the Little Rock Women's Golf Classic in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in their fall season finale.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats football team will begin their unprecedented quest for a third straight Class 4-A football state championship this Friday night. With the KHSAA’s installation of the new Commonwealth Gridiron Football playoffs procedure, the road to Lexington is not as clear-c…

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' football team will begin their quest of becoming the second team in Class 4-A football history to win a third straight state football championship. Step one of the quest begins by hosting the Russell County Lakers in the district portion of the playoffs this Fr…

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Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' sophomore Jaydee Degraffenreid and eighth grader Cheyenna Neal competed at Saturday's KHSAA Cross Country Championship Meet at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' football team secured the number one position in the district portion of the Class 4-A Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Football playoffs with a 48-21 victory over the Warren East Raiders.

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In last week's 13th District Volleyball Tournament hosted by Franklin-Simpson High School, the Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats saw their season come to an end in a marathon match against the Todd County Central Lady Rebels. Franklin-Simpson outscored Todd County Central 107-101 but lost the match…

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats close the regular season as they prepare for the upcoming KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Playoffs with a road game at the Glasgow Scotties to close out of the regular season.

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Franklin-Simpson High School celebrated 2019 Football Senior Night last Friday night at James "Shadetree" Mathews Stadium at Hugh Crowdus Field.