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Baseball and softball players from around Franklin Parish are currently working hard getting ready for various all-star tournaments located throughout northeast Louisiana. Subdistrict and district tournaments are scheduled in late June and early July with state tournaments beginning mid-July…

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Keller Bradley was the fuel that lit Fox’s Pizza offensive fire May 23 as he hit a triple in the first that scored two players and an in-the-park homerun in the second that scored two additional players.

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MICHAELA BANKS, with Citizens Progressive Bank, reaches for the softball on first base as a VFW player runs toward her. The runner was called safe in the play. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)

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HOURS OF HARD WORK and dedication have paid off for five senior athletes at Franklin Parish High School. Kirren Whatley, Cade Watson, Gracie King, Kyle Bell and Robert Coleman Jr. (pictured above left to right with Coleman in the background) have signed letters of intent to play their sports…

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Franklin Parish boys basketball coach Lonnie Cooper, left, his wife Andrell and son Drew pose with the Louisiana Basketball Hall of Fame plaque he received on May 4.(Submitted photo)

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THE FRANKLIN PARISH HIGH SCHOOL tennis team had a winning season this year. Ten players competed at regionals in Lafayette and five players made it to state. Additionally, Joseph Bruce Cordill made LHSAA Academic All State. They are: (front row from left) Delfina Munguia, Cayla Walker and Di…

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Fussell scored three runs in the first inning to get past Franklin State Bank 4-2, April 29 in a 11-12 year old Dixie Youth Baseball matchup in Winnsboro.

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Pictured are (L to R): Front row: Abby Pruitt, Kara Wilcher, Grace Underwood, Raci Dallas, Kelsey Wyatt, Camm Neathery (tournament MVP), Leah Waller, and Bailee Galloway. Middle row: Lillie Cupp, Ainsley Twiner, Morgan Cruse, Gabrielle Riggins, Dorothy Williamson, and Brooke Purdy. Back row:…

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REDFIELD E. BRYAN, Taliaferro Thompson and Marvin G. Osborn relax after a game. The picture was taken sometime in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s. (Submitted photo)

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After being outscored 30-1 by Neville during the regular season, Franklin Parish took the Tigers to their final at-bat before falling 5-4 in a Class 4A first round playoff game in Monroe on April 23.

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FRANKLIN ACADEMY’s tennis team celebrated their seniors April 26 in matches against River Oaks. Senior tennis players recognized were: (left) Grace Fife, Haley Lord, Dyllan Whittington, Mary Kate McCellean and Hope Lord. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)

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WINNSBORO SPORTS Scholar Athletes for April are: (from left) Jacob Gray from Franklin Parish High School, Mary Kate McClellan from Franklin Academy, Fina Munguia from Franklin Parish High School and Joe Price from Family Community Christian School. Not pictured is Jaldyn Oliver from Family C…

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Tyler Robinson, a 2016 graduate of Franklin Academy, homered to give the Grambling State University softball team an early lead, but the Lady Tigers could not hold on in a 10-2 loss to Louisiana Tech at Ruston.

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