The Highway 79 Showdown

Once they were in the same district and they have played this game since 2004 with the Franklin Lions holding a 10-3 advantage in the series over the Hearne Eagles. In fact, the Lions have won the last 10 straight games between the two teams.

Hearne last won in 2006 and that was their 3rd win in a row over the Lions, having also won 2004 and 2005. The Eagles program has had its ups and down during that time span and have gone through a number of coaching changes in the process.

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