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Five different backs rushed for touchdowns as Mangham clobbered Jonesboro-Hodge 54-6 in the opening round of the Class 2A state playoffs Friday night.

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HANNAH COBB, daughter of Franklin Parish Sheriff Kevin and Tanya Cobb, was crowned 2019 La Tech Homecoming queen. Cobb is a senior accounting major from Winnsboro. The Bulldogs beat North Texas in the homecoming game 52-17. See 3B for more information about the game. (Submitted photo)

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Kaleb Pleasant threw four touchdown passes — three to Tae Gayden — as Mangham closed out the regular season with a 49-26 win over Madison Parish on Friday night.

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PATRIOT GREG BAILEY takes a tumble against Minden Friday night. FP came up short against the northwest Louisiana team 60-26. (Sun photo by Monica Huff)

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Franklin Parish High School’s marching band won top awards in two separate competitions recently and band members, their director Caleb McDaniel, and assistant director Stephen Taylor were working hard to prepare for two other events scheduled this week.

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It’s been a fun summer and fall watching hummingbirds at my feeder. When a bird is alone at the feeder, all is peaceful and quiet but when a male is feeding and another male approaches, the aerial combat of pursuit and chase is something to behold.     

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PATRIOT QUARTERBACK Gauge Spinks hands the ball to Ladarius Shaw. FP fell to sixth ranked Bastrop Friday night, 34-0, and will face Huntington of Shreveport, Oct. 25. (Sun photo by Monica Huff)

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FOUR FRANKLIN ACADEMY seniors were selected as MAIS fast pitch softball All Stars for the 2019 season. Pictured from left: Hallie Herron, Ally Roberts, Madison Truelove and Karlee Keene attended the banquet hosted by MAIS in Jackson. The girls were recognized on stage and presented with a wa…

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In control from the opening whistle, Mangham squashed Rayville 47-8 Friday night in District 2-1A action.

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Franklin Parish High School found itself in a hole early and the Neville Tigers were not about to let them out as the Patriots fell to the Tigers 41-0 Friday in Monroe.

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THE 1975 Gilbert Demon State Championship team was honored Friday night at the Franklin Parish football game. Attending from the team were: (from left) Robert Emfinger, John Morgan, Vernon Majors, Doug Roberson, Carey McCoy, Nathan Johnson, Michael Stribling, Brady Stribling and Thaddeus Edw…

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Down to its third-string quarterback, Franklin Parish relied on its ground game to dominate LaSalle Parish, defeating the Tigers 56-6 Friday in Olla.

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Editor’s Note: At press time, the Franklin Academy Cougars were battling their way through the loser’s bracket at the state tournament in Magee, Miss. More information on the games will be posted online at www.franklinsun.com.

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It may be a bit early for Mangham fans to start making reservations for the ’Dome but it’s definitely safe to say the Dragons are on the upswing.

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FRANKLIN PARISH JUNIOR HIGH Homecoming Court for 2019 is: Lexi Collie (Fort Queen), Madelyn Hilliard (Gilbert Queen), Alayna Rodriquez (Baskin Queen), Alexa Cheek (Gilbert Football Sweetheart), Christina Gary (Fort Football Sweetheart), Cheyanne Richmond (Baskin Football Sweetheart), Lexi De…

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Last Saturday was a red letter day for eight special people who were honored by the Louisiana chapter of Legends of the Outdoors. I know who most of them are but several are special friends of mine.

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Keon Washington heads toward the goal in Friday night's game against Richwood. Patriots won 18-12. Photo by Monica Huff

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Caldwell running back Devonte Tatum scored his third touchdown in the fourth quarter on a 19-yard run that put the Spartans up 21-6 to clinch a 28-6 win over Franklin Parish Friday in Columbia.

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