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DateOppenentResult
8/18Davidson Academy
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
8/25South Gibson
7:30pm Location: Nashville, TN
9/1Lipscomb Academy
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
9/8@ DCA
7:30pmLocation: Nashville, TN
9/15BYE
Location: N/A
9/22Nashville Christian
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
9/29@ Goodpasture
7:00pmLocation: Goodlettsville, TN
10/6@ Columbia Academy
7:00pmLocation: Columbia, TN
10/13@ BGA
7:00pmLocation: Franklin, TN
10/21BYE
7:00pmLocation:
10/27CPA
7:00pm Location: Nashville, TN

COLUMN: Franklin’s Matt Gaca will finish career as school great

COLUMN: Franklin’s Matt Gaca will finish career as school great
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY STEVE WHEELER  The Franklin Rebels ended their season last Friday in difficult fashion. It was always going to be a long shot for the 6-4 team to go into state contender Cane Ridge’s place and get a road win, though the team kept it as close as could be ...
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WAKM-AM 950 heads to Franklin for Thursday night lights

WAKM-AM 950 heads to Franklin for Thursday night lights
A week earlier than is typical, the broadcasting team at WAKM-AM 950 will be heading over to Franklin High School to see if the home team can get the best of visiting Spring Hill. Their Game of the Week finds Rebels and Raiders squaring off. As always, Stormy Mitchell and Marcus Stone are on the ...
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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Nolensville, BGA, FRA all win big

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Nolensville, BGA, FRA all win big
Below are recaps of Week 8 Williamson County football games. Battle Ground Academy vs. Glencliff  The Battle Ground Academy Wildcats pounced on visiting Glencliff Friday in a 44-6 victory. Running back Kaleb Seay rushed for 141 yards and 3 touchdowns in the win. Both Sean Williams and Ryan Casimier had pick-sixes in the match-up, and ...
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Franklin’s Matt Gaca claims Player of the Week honors

Franklin’s Matt Gaca claims Player of the Week honors
BY CORY WOODROOF  So, we had a shift in the 6A Region 6 playoff race this past weekend, and it’s in large part to our Home Page Player of the Week. Franklin coach Donnie Webb says that the Rebels’ offense is channeled through senior running back Matt Gaca, and it’s easy to see why. Gaca ...
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Franklin takes down rival Centennial in 2018’s city battle

Franklin takes down rival Centennial in 2018’s city battle
STORY BY JAKE DONOVAN | PHOTOS BY STEVE WHEELER  The annual “Battle of Franklin” turned out to be a statement-making showcase for the Franklin Rebels. They dominated crosstown rival Centennial High School in a 28-14 home win Friday evening at Howard Gamble Stadium. Senior running back Matt Gaca rushed for 210 yards and two touchdowns ...
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GAME OF THE WEEK: 2018’s Battle of Franklin carries extra weight

GAME OF THE WEEK: 2018’s Battle of Franklin carries extra weight
BY CORY WOODROOF Of the four big rivalry games in Williamson County football, the Battle of the Woods between Brentwood and Franklin will always be the biggest. But the Battle of Franklin isn’t too far behind. Franklin and Centennial’s annual divisional fight always carries the requisite emotion and anticipation, but this year’s might have a ...
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WAKM’s Game of the Week to spotlight Battle of Franklin

WAKM’s Game of the Week to spotlight Battle of Franklin
Another edition of the Battle of Franklin is underway, with WAKM 950-AM headed out to Franklin to broadcast the Rebels’ upcoming bout with the Centennial Cougars. Stormy Mitchell and Marcus Stone will be on the call, with pre-game at 6:30 p.m. and kickoff at 7:00 p.m. They’ll also welcome Fairview coach Chris Hughes for their ...
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WILLCO ROUNDUP: Franklin, Centennial, FRA find ways to win

WILLCO ROUNDUP: Franklin, Centennial, FRA find ways to win
BY KEVIN WARNER Below are select scores from Week 6 county football games. Hendersonville at Franklin The Franklin High School Rebels Homecoming game was a happy one, as the Rebels (3-3) topped the Commandos, 24-7 Friday night. The Rebels defense came up big Friday night, holding Hendersonville to just 100 yards of total offense. The ...
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WILLCO PICKS: Ravenwood, Franklin, BGA feel like winners

WILLCO PICKS: Ravenwood, Franklin, BGA feel like winners
BY CORY WOODROOF As we survey the week ahead in Williamson County football, we wanted to provide a new Wednesday feature for our Home Page readers. We’re going to drum up whatever knowledge we have and try to pick the week’s games for our new WillCo Picks series. GAME OF THE WEEK: Ravenwood/Brentwood  With Friday’s ...
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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Undefeateds BGA, CPA set to square off

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Undefeateds BGA, CPA set to square off
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY KINDALL BUCHANAN Here in Williamson County, it’s week five of the football season, and things are getting interesting. Our Game of the Week needs no introduction. We’ll get into the Battle of the Woods soon enough, with undefeated Ravenwood hoping to get to 5-0 over 3-1 Brentwood. Both teams are ...
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Ravenwood stays undefeated in close win over Franklin

Ravenwood stays undefeated in close win over Franklin
STORY BY JAKE DONOVÁN | PHOTO BY STEVE WHEELER  Junior quarterback Brian Garcia threw for 212 yards and three touchdowns in engineering yet another come-from-behind road win for his Ravenwood Raptors. The latest came in a 24-20 victory over the hosting Franklin Rebels in a thriller Friday evening at Franklin High School’s Howard Gamble Stadium. ...
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GAME OF THE WEEK: Franklin, Ravenwood set for district collision

GAME OF THE WEEK: Franklin, Ravenwood set for district collision
BY CORY WOODROOF Our Home Page Game of the Week finds us looking at the county’s ever-contested 6A district, where the Brentwoods and Independences and Centennials of the world all vie for playoff spots and seeding. You know how tough the competition is, and who typically sits atop the summit when it’s all said and ...
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Franklin grabs road win over Riverdale

Franklin grabs road win over Riverdale
STORY BY KEVIN WARNER | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  After a tough battle with county rival Brentwood in Week One, the Franklin Rebels traveled to Rutherford County to face the Riverdale Warriors and got the rebound win, 24-7. After the two teams scored back to back touchdowns to open the game, with the Warriors quarterback ...
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Sophomore Granzow leads Brentwood over Franklin in nail-biter

Sophomore Granzow leads Brentwood over Franklin in nail-biter
BY CORY WOODROOF/PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON Nothing could rain on the Brentwood Bruins’ parade after their dramatic 17-14 home district victory Friday night over their rival Franklin Rebels. Not even a downpour of actual rain. A late pick from junior safety Davis Witt timed itself right when the front coming in from the Spring Hill ...
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WillCo/RuCo Jamboree ends with Williamson County claiming bragging rights

WillCo/RuCo Jamboree ends with Williamson County claiming bragging rights
BY CORY WOODROOF The summer sun has set on the first WillCo/RuCo Jamboree, with Friday’s night two on Rutherford County’s side of the fence at Oakland High School in the books. The official wins tally says it’s Williamson County who gets to hold bragging rights, for now. Brentwood, Franklin, Independence and Fairview all took down ...
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2018 OUTLOOK: Franklin relying on defense as offense tries to regain its mojo

2018 OUTLOOK: Franklin relying on defense as offense tries to regain its mojo
By RUSSELL VANNOZZI The 2017 football season was nothing short of a disaster for Franklin High School. The Rebels went 1-7 in their first eight games, only to have a controversy surrounding two of their most highly-recruited players emerge during the final three weeks of the season. Star linemen Max and Jake Wray were suspended ...
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Franklin dominates Dickson County in season finale

Franklin dominates Dickson County in season finale
By JUSTIN ANDERSON | Photos by STEVE WHEELER While the Franklin Rebels were already eliminated from playoff contention entering Friday’s matchup against Dickson County, that didn’t keep them from closing the season on a high note. On a cold, wet and windy Friday night at home, the Rebels cruised past the Cougars for a 31-0 ...
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Last-second touchdown pushes Centennial past Franklin

Last-second touchdown pushes Centennial past Franklin
By MADISON BROWDER | Photos by STEVE WHEELER For the second year in a row, the rivalry matchup between the Franklin Rebels and Centennial Cougars came down to the final seconds. After a 1-yard touchdown run by quarterback Carter Hendry put the Rebels up 21-17 with 49 seconds left, the Cougars drove 75 yards and ...
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