Wildcats participate in annual Media Day

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F-S Wildcats’ football team (left to right): seniors Christian Dixon and Connor Rogers along with head coach Doug Preston and seniors: Chase Gooch and Tedric Partinger took part in the Paul Gray Prep Sports Football Media Day this past Sunday at 5-4-3 Sports Bar and Grill.

The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats football team took part in the annual Paul Gray Prep Sports Football Media Day presented by Med Center Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; this past Sunday afternoon at 6-4-3 Sports Bar and Grill in Bowling Green.

Head coach Doug Preston and seniors Christian Dixon, Chase Gooch, Tedric Partinger and Connor Rogers answered questions from the media about summer practices, the upcoming season and what the team's biggest issue is heading into the kickoff of the 2019 season.

"It was a good day," Wildcats' head coach Doug Preston said. "Anytime the kids can have the spotlight on them I am all for it and happy for them."

The Wildcats have a scrimmage game scheduled against the Apollo Eagles, from Class 6-A, on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. at James "Shadetree" Mathews Stadium at Hugh Crowdus Field.

The season opening game is next Friday night as Franklin-Simpson host the Greenwood Gators, from Class 5-A, next Friday night at 7 p.m.

1220 WFKN Franklin radio will broadcast the game beginning at 6:30 p.m. with the Wildcats' Scouting Report followed by the Wildcats' Pre-Game show. The game will also be streamed live on the internet by going to www.franklinfavorite.com and click on the WFKN link in the blue toolbar. Then select the WFKN sports tab and press the play button.

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