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In a matchup of two teams from Class 4-A Region 1 at Logan County High School last Friday night, the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ football team lost 29-27 to the Logan County Cougars on a 20-yard field goal in the minute of the game.

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Thoroughbreds shoot out of the starting gate at Kentucky Downs Race Course on Sunday for the second race of the day. The 1-mile turf race was won by Coco Vin, ridden by Ricardo Santana. Kentucky Downs hosted six live race days for 2021.

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A group of horses race around the final turn in the 6.5-furlongs turf race, which kicked off the final day for live races in 2021, Sunday at Kentucky Downs Race Course.

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Franklin-Simpson boys and girls’ golf teams competed in the Bluegrass Golf Invitational Tournaments last Saturday at the Bowling Green Country Club.

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Franklin-Simpson Wildcats girls’ soccer team lost their 13th District match against the Logan County Lady Cougars 7-0 last Tuesday night at the F-S Soccer and Softball Complex.

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Following a tough 13th District match last Tuesday with the Logan County Lady Cougars, the Franklin-Simpson Volley Cats bounced back with a 2-0 (25-20 and 25-22) victory last Thursday night against the Cumberland County Lady Panthers at the F-S Gym.

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Junior Conleigh Wilson qualified as an individual for the Class 2-A State Golf Tournament in Owensboro, which begins on Monday, at the Scottsville Country Club last Tuesday. She alongside the Franklin-Simpson boys’ golf team will compete in next week’s tournament.

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Franklin-Simpson Wildcats boys’ soccer team’s 13th District match against the Logan County Cougars was cancelled. So Wildcats’ head coach Justin Dyer picked up a road match against the Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons, one of the most complete teams on the western side of the state.

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Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ football team overcame some adversity as they had at least five starters not playing and played their best football of the season on both sides of the ball with a dominant 27-7 victory at the White House Heritage Patriots last Friday night.

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The new “run and gun offense” by first year offensive coordinator Zach Kittley did not disappoint as the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers scored points in eight consecutive offensive possessions in their season home opening win last Thursday night at Houchens Industries L.T. Smith Sta…

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Monday was officially WinStar Day at the FanDuel Meet at Kentucky Downs. To bettors across the country, it was Joel Rosario Day. The jockey won on five of his eight mounts, including the featured $1 million, Grade 3 WinStar Mint Million as Godolphin’s late-running Pixelate blew past Somelike…

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Franklin-Simpson Wildcats boys’ soccer team had a successful week as they achieved their 11th straight 13th District win against the Todd County Central Rebels and won at the Greenwood Gators from the 14th District to win two out of their three matches.

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After a disappointing loss to the Glasgow Scotties, the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ soccer team shut out the Logan County Cougars 6-0 as they wanted to make a statement to the other three teams in the 13th District.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats’ soccer team lost their first 13th District match of the season with a 10-0 loss at the Logan County Lady Cougars.

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The Franklin-Simpson Volley Cats lost their first 13th District match of the season 3-0 (25-12, 25-17 and 25-19) at the Logan County Lady Cougars.

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The Franklin-Simpson Volley Cats got their season off to a great start with a 3-1 (28-30, 25-20, 25-20 and 25-22) at the F-S Gym.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats’ football team kicked off their 2021 season by competing in Greenwood High School’s Gator Bowl against the Bardstown Tigers, who are one of the top teams in Class 3-A.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats got their season off to a rough start as the young team lost their season home opener 10-0 to the South Warren Lady Spartans at the F-S Soccer and Softball Complex.

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Franklin native and graduate student Western Kentucky University Lady Topper golfer Mary Joiner has accomplished and earned numerous accolades throughout her illustrious collegiate career. But last Wednesday afternoon, she received her highest honor.

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With three of the five guys that also play soccer, Wildcats’ head coach Alec Silchuk wanted the younger players to get some playing experience as they played the Warren East Raiders in two match play events.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats’ golf team finished up their opening week of the season by playing at the Barren County Ladies Invitational at Barren County Invitational at Barren River State Park in Glasgow. It was the team’s fourth tournament played in five games.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats golf team competed in their first match play event of the season. Last Monday they defeated the Warren East Lady Raiders at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Golf Course.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats golf team finished second at last Saturday’s Falcon Invitational hosted by Monroe County High School at Hidden Hills Country Club in Tompkinsville. It’s the team’s third top three finish of the season.

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At last Tuesday’s SOKY Shootout at Rolling Hills Golf Course in Russellville, the site of the Region 3 Boys’ Golf Tournament in late September, the Wildcats’ Golf Team finished third overall.

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The kickoff to the high school football season began with the Paul Gray Prep Sports Football Media Day, It’s an event that showcases teams from around the area.

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During their media tour at various locations last week, IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts champion “The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo took time from her schedule to appear on WFKN Radio’s Morning Show Madness with Brian Davis radio show.

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The Franklin- Simpson School District won both the regular season and the tournament in the 2021 Business and Industrial Softball League sponsored by the Franklin Simpson Industrial Authority. Pictured with this year’s trophies are Jaxon Grover, Jerred Long, Derrick Perdue, Gary Broady, chai…

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats golf team got their season underway early with a week of tournaments. Three tournaments in four days was not an easy way to start the 2021 season. Numerous tournaments are scheduled early on before the start of the school season then tournaments will be played o…

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The Franklin Duelers saw their season come to an end on Thursday night when they did not qualify for the Ohio Valley League playoffs.

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The Franklin-Simpson Babe Ruth All Stars play in the 2021 Ohio Valley Regional Babe Ruth Tournament Thursday, July 29 through Sunday, Aug. 1 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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The Franklin Duelers baseball team won two of their six games played last week for their overall record to be 12-24. They are 3-7 in their last 10 games played and are 14.5 games out of first place Full Count Rhythm, who has the best record in the Ohio Valley League at 27-10.

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Conference USA announced its 2021 Preseason Watch List on Monday, which includes WKU Football players Bailey Zappe, Cole Spencer, DeAngelo Malone, Antwon Kincade and Brayden Narveson. Each of the league’s 14 teams had five selected as key players to watch ahead of the season.

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The Franklin Duelers finished last week by winning two of their six games, which puts their overall record at 10-20 in the South Division, trailing the Full Count Rhythm who sits in first place with the league’s overall best record of 25-6.

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The Franklin Duelers baseball team split four games last week winning one home and one road game.

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Niko Hulsizer and Grant Witherspoon each homered in their third-straight games as the Bowling Green Hot Rods (34-18) lost the final game of the series 13-5 to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (31-23) on Sunday at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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The Bowling Green Hot Rods (34-17) dropped the penultimate game of a six-game series 6-5 against the Greensboro Grasshoppers (30-23) on Saturday at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats softball team celebrated their 2021 season last Thursday night at the AG Building in the Jim Roberts Community Park.

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Former Franklin-Simpson Lady Cat softball player and Campbellsville University Tigers’ freshman Madison Davis finished her first full year of collegiate softball by being selected to the Mid South All-Conference 2nd Team.

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Each year, a student-athlete in each particular high school sport from 13 different schools in the southcentral Kentucky area are selected as a Kentucky Super Prep Athlete at the 4th Annual Kentucky Super Prep Award ceremony.

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Brooklyn Holder, alumni from the class of 2018 of Franklin-Simpson High School, has been named the new head coach of the Wildcats Cheer Team.

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The Franklin Duelers baseball team won two games last week in seven games to see their overall season record at 4-11. This season, they are 3-5 at home and 1-6 on the road as they trail South Division leaders, the Full Count Rhythm by nine games.