Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats basketball team got their 13th District portion of the season off to a great start as the defending girls’ district tournament champions won their home opening district game of the season 61-48 over the Logan County Lady Cougars.
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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats, the defending 13th District Boys’ Tournament champions, picked up a big 62-30 win over the Logan County Cougars to get their district portion of the season off to a hot start.
WKU Hilltopper Basketball struggled mightily with its outside shooting Saturday afternoon, falling 65-60 to North Texas at E.A. Diddle Arena.
Coming off their 13th District victories over the Logan County Cougars, the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats basketball teams played their first of back to back Friday/Saturday varsity doubleheaders this season that started Saturday afternoon at the Greenwood Gators.
Victorious once again, the WKU women’s basketball team won its seventh straight game to improve to 12-4 overall and 5-0 in Conference USA play with a 61-54 win at North Texas on Saturday afternoon.
Western Kentucky picked up their first Conference USA win of the season with an 84-71 victory over the Florida International University Panthers this past Saturday afternoon at E.A. Diddle Arena.
The Tennessee Titans took care of business Sunday, defeating the Houston Texans, 28-25 Sunday, in a game that was a little closer at the end than perhaps they expected.
The WKU women’s basketball team kept its hot streak going on Saturday afternoon in Florida with a 63-51 win against FIU to improve to 10-4 overall and 3-0 in Conference USA. The Lady Toppers have won five straight games and nine of their last 10 games.
In the first game in over a week during the holiday season, Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats and Wildcats’ basketball teams split a pair of games at the Ohio County Eagles last Thursday evening.
Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats’ basketball team overcame a big halftime deficit, took the lead late, was forced into overtime but came up on the short end of the game with 72-68 loss to the Hart County Lady Raiders that eliminated them from the Class 2-A Tournament this past Sunday afternoon at …
WKU Hilltopper Basketball couldn’t hold on to a 17-point, second-half lead on the road Saturday, falling 74-73 at Louisiana Tech in the team’s Conference USA opener.
The WKU women’s basketball team continued their winning ways on Saturday in E.A. Diddle Arena, earning a 64-50 victory against Louisiana Tech to improve to 9-4 overall and 2-0 in Conference USA play. The Lady Toppers have won four straight games and are winners of eight of their last nine games.
Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ basketball team advances to the championship game in the Section 2 portion of the Class 2-A Tournament with a 48-38 victory this past Sunday afternoon at Hart County High School in Munfordville against the Hart County Raiders.
The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats played four grueling games in four days last week as they managed to win two of the games during the Best In Hoops Holiday Classic at South Warren High School.
WKU Hilltopper Basketball was within two scores early in the second half Wednesday against No. 20/18 Kentucky, but the Wildcats’ crisp offense and dominant rebounding were the difference in a 95-60 loss at Rupp Arena.
After a week with no games played due to extreme cancellations, the Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats competed in the Portland Christmas Hoops Holiday Tournament last week at Portland High School in Portland, Tennessee.
At last Sunday’s KHSAA State Dance competition at George Rogers Clark High School in Lexington, the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ Dance Team finished in the top 15 in both hip hop and pom divisions.
Last Saturday, WKU Hilltoppers’ graduate student quarterback Bailey Zappe broke the NCAA FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) single season record in passing yards with 5,967 and touchdowns with 62 in their 59-38 victory over the Appalachian State Mountaineers in the RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl…
With the energy from the sold out crowd at E.A. Diddle Arena and an emotional speech from Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers’ basketball team defeated the Louisville Cardinals 82-72 last Saturday afternoon.
WKU Football has accepted a bid to play in the 2021 RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl on Saturday, December 18, where the Hilltoppers (8-5) will face App State (10-3) of the Sun Belt Conference. Kickoff at FAU Stadium is set for 10 a.m. CT and will be aired nationally on ESPN.
Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ basketball teams defeated the Allen County-Scottsville Patriots last Friday night at the F-S Gym on Frank Cardwell Court to advance to the semifinal round in the regional portion of the Class 2-A Tournament.
Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ basketball teams played their first home games of the season with a full capacity of fans at the F-S Gym on Frank Cardwell Court and the fans were not disappointed as both teams came away with two exciting wins over the South Warren Spartans.
In last Tuesday’s season opener, Franklin-Simpson traveled to Tompkinsville to sweep both games against the Monroe County Falcons, from the 15th District of the 4th Region.
In Saturday’s State Farm 4th Region Challenge showcase at Bowling Green High School, the Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats defeated the Allen County-Scottsville Lady Patriots 56-50.
Franklin-Simpson played their second consecutive team from the 4th Region as they traveled to Albany to play the Clinton County Bulldogs, from the 16th District,
Ten Western Kentucky University Lady Topper players filled the stat sheet last Sunday afternoon including five in double figures as they snapped their two game losing streak with a 96-59 victory over the Kentucky State Lady Thorobreds at E.A. Diddle Arena.
Jamarion Sharp became the third player in WKU basketball program history to record a triple double in the Hilltoppers’ 88-62 victory over the Alabama A&M Bulldogs last Wednesday at E.A. Diddle Arena.
Brian Davis, host of the Morning Show Madness with Brian Davis radio show, program director for WFKN Radio and award winning sports reporter for the Franklin Favorite Newspaper has been selected to be the new sports announcer for WFKN Sports.
Franklin-Simpson Wildcats basketball team had a successful season as they won the 13th District Regular season and Tournament Championships. But losing in the opening round of the 4th Region Tournament on their own home floor to the Barren County Trojans left a desire and hunger to redeem th…
Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats finished last season with a record of 14-8, 13th District Regular Season and Tournament champions. Plus, they were eliminated in the semifinal round of the 4th Region Tournament, losing to the eventual champion Bowling Green Lady Purples.
The Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers’ football team celebrated Senior Day on the Hill by honoring their seniors in football but in cheer, dance and marching band with a 52-17 victory over the Florida Atlantic Owls.
Four Franklin-Simpson Wildcat football players: senior running back Omar Harrison with offensive linemen in senior Dakyrus Burr and juniors Diego Salvador and Emilio Vazquez were selected to the Large Division All-SKY Conference Teams in a ceremony that was held at Greenwood High School last…
Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ Cheer Team competed in two regional competitions over the past couple of weeks. While their KHSAA competition did not go as well as planned, the team sought redemption and earned a national bid to compete in the UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association) National Che…
Heading into last Friday night’s Class 4-A Region 1 District 2 championship game, the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats and the Allen County-Scottsville Patriots are two evenly matched teams as they both finished 3-1 in the district.
The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ basketball team took part in the annual Paul Gray Prep Sports Girls’ Basketball Media Day this past Saturday morning at the Holiday Inn Convention Center.
Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ Dance Team is competing in their first of two competitions this season. On Saturday, they will compete in the KHSAA Semi State Dance competition and on Sunday at Valley High School in Louisville.
Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers’ football team won their fourth game in a row this season as the defense forced seven turnovers for the impressive 48-21 victory against theMiddle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders in their annual “100 Miles of Hate’’ rivalry game.
The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ soccer team celebrated their historic run with their season ending banquet at the Franklin-Simpson High School Cafeteria.
The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats’ basketball team took part in the annual Paul Gray Prep Sports Girls’ Basketball Media Day this past Saturday afternoon at the Holiday Inn Convention Center.