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Thu
03
Oct
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Mumford Lady Mustangs Maintaining their position

With a solid hold on 3rd place in District play, the Mumford Lady Mustangs (4-2) are hoping to not only hold onto their playoff spot but to improve their overall position in the race.
They trail 2nd place Normangee (5-1) by only a game and lead 4th place Richards (3-3) by one game and 5th place Calvert (2-4) by two games. Strong play by Abby Eckenrode, Hanna McCarver and Brianna Jutson have led the way for the Lady Mustangs.
Wins at Calvert and Bremond helped secure their spot in the 1st half of district.  Now as the 2nd round begins, they are out to prove it was no fluke and they earned the spot.
They will have the advantage of playing most of their contenders at home in the 2nd half of play. Coach Mannes’ team has proven they are capable of winning on the road and have been up to the challenge thus far in District.  

Thu
03
Oct
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Homecoming for the Hearne Eagles

The Eagles are looking to spread their wings this weekend for homecoming as they host the Rosebud-Lott Cougars.  
The Eagles lost a heartbreaker last year to the Cougars 37-34 in Rosebud. A little revenge would sure be good things for the Eagles who need a district win to avoid falling to 0-2 in District play. It would be a tough hole to try and climb out of considering their remaining schedule. Having already lost to district favorite Centerville 37-15, the Eagles need this win to keep pace with the other teams fighting for a playoff spot. 
The fight is on between the Eagles, Moody, Reisel, Bosqueville, and Rosebud-Lott for the 3rd spot behind Centerville and Crawford.   
The Eagles need to win at home to have any chance and that all starts with Homecoming.  Maybe NFL Hall of Famer John Randle or former UH great Patrick Edwards will drop by and offer their words of inspiration.  It’s a big week for the Eagle faithful and they realize what is on the line.  

Thu
26
Sep
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Another one bites the dust

This should be about revenge for the Lions just like last week was against Lexington. St. Michaels handed the Lions their only other regular season defeat in 2012, a 41-34 win in Austin.  St. Michaels enters the game at 2-1 while the 8th ranked and undefeated Lions are 4-0.  Franklin mauled Lexington in their rematch 68-21 and then crushed Caldwell, 49-14.  St. Michaels had its game cancelled against College Station due to inclement weather and heavy rains.

At home the Lions should roar.

Thu
26
Sep
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Centerville next on Hearne’s List

The Eagles hope the week they spent resting, retooling and refocusing will pay off this week against he Centerville Tigers.  The Tigers are ranked again this season and are off to a 4-0 start. Centerville went undefeated in regular season in 2012 and many think the Tigers will repeat that effort.  Along with Crawford, they are again the favorites to win 11-2A.

For Hearne, the task will be to hang on to the ball and score points when they do. McGrew, Castilleja, Satchell, Workman, and company will have their hands full moving the ball against a Centerville defense, anchored by All-District Nose Guard Kevin Gonzalez, that has been very stingy in their games this season. In addition the Eagle defense will be tested like it was against Franklin in the opener. Running Backs Tully Pickens and Blake Payne are very explosive and benefit from a veteran offensive line led All-State prospect Kurtis Parker.

Fri
06
Sep
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Robertson County Volleyball

The Franklin Lady Lions of Coach Jessica Turner are off and rolling again this season.  The Lady Lions traditionally feature a strong program and 2013 is no different. They have raced out to an impressive 14-4 record thus far.  They have played everyone tough and shied away from playing no one regardless of classification.  All four of their losses this season have been to larger schools including 5A’s Temple and Rudder and 3A Lorena.  They have also enjoyed wins over 3A Caldwell for the Cameron Varsity Volleyball Classic title in Cameron.
Coach Turner’s senior laden squad returns seven ladies who played on the 2012 team.  She has lots of experience within the group. As if that wasn’t bad enough news for her opponents she has several underclassmen who are fighting for starting spots and playing time. Their improvement makes the Lady Lions have a potent combination of experience and plenty of depth.

Sat
31
Aug
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Robertson County-wide volleyball report

All five local area high school volleyball teams participated in tournaments around the area this past weekend. It was a chance for action, what most teams need this time of year as they prepare for what will be district. This week the volleyball polls were out and surprisingly no teams from the area are ranked.  I for one thought Iola and Franklin would have made the list.

Thu
08
Aug
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Lion season tickets up for grabs

Season tickets for the 2013 varsity football season will be available to be purchased by last years purchasers between August 20 and August 23.
Reserved seating will be able to be purchased by the general public on August 26.
The cost is $25.00 per seat you buy.
The tickets may be purchased at the Franklin ISD Administration building, 1216 West FM 1644 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Reserved tickets will no longer be sold at the gate. They can be purchased pre-season at the administration building or after August 30 at the high school office by 3:00 p.m. on game days.
If you have any questions feel free to call (979) 828-1900.
Reserved tickets will no longer be sold at the gate. They can be purchased pre-season at the administration building or after August 30 at the high school office by 3:00 p.m. on game days.

Suezan Hoskins / Robertson County News

Thu
13
Jun
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Bremond baseball player hits a great achievement

Greg Wilganowski, a recent graduate of Bremond High School, made the second team of the 1A All State baseball program.
Over his senior year, Wilganowski played sixteen games, with a batting average of .446. Wilganowski had an on-base percentage of .562. He also had 25 hits, 30 RBI’s (runs batted in), and 24 runs.
Coach Taylor Rowe coached a team that was nationally ranked as number 7418 and ranked number 653 in Texas.
Mr. Wilganowski received the Jason Yancy Memorial Sports scholarship for his passion for sports. He also received the Bremond Kwit Stop scholarship and the Bremond Masonic Lodge #350 scholarship upon his graduation.
Greg Wilganowski is a wonderful athlete and has brought Robertson County and the city of Bremond a great since of pride to see one of its own do make such great achievements.

Suezan Hoskins / Robertson County News
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Thu
16
May

Trojan girls bring home gold and silver from Austin

LaKeydra Mosley and Tiffany Williams brought back some heavy metal.

 

LaKeydra Mosley and Tiffany Williams went to Austin, last Friday, May 10 to compete in the State Track and Field Championships. Coaches Wortham and Cotton had big dreams for their track runners and the ladies did not disappoint.

LaKeydra Mosley competed in the 100 and 200-meter dash events. In the 200 meter, Mosley brought home the silver medal with a time of 26.63. Her time was only .20 seconds behind the leader from Coolidge. In the 100-meter dash, Mosley brought home the gold with a time of 12.39.

Williams competed in the 100, 200 and 400-meter dash events. In the 100-meter das, Williams took silver with a time of 12.57, just  .11 seconds shy of her teammate. In the 200-meter race, Williams brought home bronze with a time of 26.87 another .13 seconds shy of Mosley. In the 400-meter race, Williams brought home the gold with a time of 58.51, a full .26 seconds before her nearest competitor.

Thu
09
May

Bremond Lady Tigers score District Title

The Lady Tigers had an amazing season, and this Tiger at bat is showing why – skill.

 

The Lady Tigers road trip to Austin was cut short by the Shiner Comanche in their matchup for area champs. The two teams met May 2 for their first game and a 7-6 win against the Comanche. The action on May 3 and 4 turned chill with losses both days by the Lady Tigers.

The Lady Tigers have had a strong season. They finish off with a 6-3 non-league season and 4-0 in league play. Coaches Charlotte Revill, Jordan Revill and James Rowe are quite proud of the Lady Tiger’s accomplishments this year.

 

Laura Chesner / [email protected]

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