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DateOppenentResult
8/19@ Fayetteville L, 21-3
7:00pmLocation: Fayetteville, TN
8/26Columbia AcademyW, 9-3
7:30pm Location: Nashville, TN
9/2@ Donelson Christian Academy L, 48-34
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
9/9Goodpasture Christian L. 35-10
7:30pmLocation: Nashville, TN
9/16Mt. Juliet Christian AcademyL, 7-21
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
9/23Friendship Christian
L, 27-0
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
9/30@ Ezell-HardingW, 34-7
7:00pmLocation: Antioch, TN
10/7@ Lipscomb AcademyL, 42-10
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
10/14Davidson Academy L, 50-46
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
10/21BYE
7:00pmLocation:
10/28Battle Ground AcademyL, 38-7
7:00pm Location: Nashville, TN

BGA earns state bid in rout of FRA

BGA earns state bid in rout of FRA
STORY BY JAKE DONOVAN | PHOTO BY WHITNEY JARRELD  It has only been four years since the Battle Ground Academy Wildcats played in the state football championships—recent enough for the community to recall, but long enough to where not a single player on the 2018 squad has ever participated in such an event. That dynamic ...
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PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Brentwood, Ravenwood set for second clash, BGA, FRA to meet

PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Brentwood, Ravenwood set for second clash, BGA, FRA to meet
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTOS BY DEB SCALLY AND RUSSELL VANNOZZI  Part of the story in this week’s continued playoff push comes with the excitement of seeing old foes and settling scores. For two teams this week, they’ll get a chance to right old wrongs and advance in the playoffs with wins over key rivals. ...
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2018 D-II Class AA Middle All-Region football team unveiled

2018 D-II Class AA Middle All-Region football team unveiled
The powers that be have determined which county football players will make up the the Division II Class AA Middle All-Region team. Names from Christ Presbyterian Academy, Franklin Road Academy and Battle Ground Academy fill the list. BGA’s versatile offensive weapon Tiy Reed was named the region’s Athlete of the Year, while CPA’s blue-chip running ...
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Franklin Road Academy completes huge road comeback to advance to semis

Franklin Road Academy completes huge road comeback to advance to semis
The Franklin Road Academy Panthers were stuck in a rut with about four minutes to go to half, down 30-6 on the road to favored Notre Dame. Though, the Chattanooga trip would not be in vain for FRA, who scored two times before the halftime buzzer sounded on a Brogan Wilson run and Sean Casey-to-Riley ...
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FRA runs past GCA-Knox to advance in playoffs

FRA runs past GCA-Knox to advance in playoffs
BY CHIP CIRILLO When Franklin Road Academy is running the ball well, it’s tough to beat. Friday was one of those nights as the Panthers rolled to a 39-6 win over Grace Christian Academy-Knoxville in the first round of the Division II-AA playoffs on FRA’s The Hill. Running backs Brogan Wilson and Jeffrey Vercher, who ...
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CPA completes undefeated regular season with win over FRA

CPA completes undefeated regular season with win over FRA
STORY BY JAKE DONOVAN | PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON  Christ Presbyterian Academy put an exclamation point on its perfect regular season and Division II-AA title with a 31-10 win over Franklin Road Academy in Friday’s all-district matchup with major playoff implications. Senior quarterback Ryan Eledge led the charge for the unbeaten Lions (10-0/4-0 region), throwing ...
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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Brentwood, Centennial to face off, CPA chasing perfect record

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Brentwood, Centennial to face off, CPA chasing perfect record
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  Well, we’ve reached the end of our regular season here in Williamson County, with the local teams all trying to finish the season strong. Teams like Ravenwood, Independence, Brentwood, Centennial and Franklin all can accomplish big goals with wins, and could take tough losses. Teams like Page ...
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FRA’s Brogan Wilson runs away with Player of the Week honors

FRA’s Brogan Wilson runs away with Player of the Week honors
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY WHITNEY JARRELD  It’s hard to catch Brogan Wilson. The Franklin Road Academy senior running back has an electric style to his game, and his speed reminds you of the type of running that Panthers RB (no, not these Panthers, the ones in the NFL) Christian McCaffrey. Wilson blasted visiting ...
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FRA pummels Hickman Co. in senior night win

FRA pummels Hickman Co. in senior night win
STORY BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTOS BY WHITNEY JARRELD  As light rain trickled down up on The Hill, the Franklin Road Academy Panthers poured it on visiting Hickman Co. to honor the team’s seniors. Standout talents like Lance Wilhoite (headed to join the Ducks up in Bend, Oregon) and Tymon Mitchell (off to play Between ...
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BGA tops FRA in turnover-filled affair

BGA tops FRA in turnover-filled affair
STORY AND PHOTOS BY RUSSELL VANNOZZI Thursday’s game between Battle Ground Academy and Franklin Road Academy quickly became a turnover fest. However, it was the Wildcats that were able to limit their mistakes and emerge with a 14-3 victory over the Panthers in Nashville. BGA forced six turnovers, including four interceptions and two fumbles, and ...
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WILLCO PICKS: FRA, Summit, Ravenwood could get wins this week

WILLCO PICKS: FRA, Summit, Ravenwood could get wins this week
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  Here are a few guesses at three key games going on in Williamson County this week. BGA at FRA As the D-II teams get at it, I really think this one comes down to who slows down the run game. Both Brogan Wilson for FRA and Kaleb ...
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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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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 FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: BGA wins big, Ravenwood gets by

WILLCO FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: BGA wins big, Ravenwood gets by
BY KEVIN WARNER AND CORY WOODROOF  Entering Week Two of the high school football season some area teams looked to rebound after a disappointing performance in their first foray into the 2018 season, while others looked to build on the momentum gained in Week One. BGA trounces Nashville Christian The Battleground Academy blanked Nashville Christian ...
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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: CPA, BGA, Nolensville ring in 2018 with wins, Indy, FRA struggle

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: CPA, BGA, Nolensville ring in 2018 with wins, Indy, FRA struggle
BY KEVIN WARNER and CORY WOODROOF  The 2018 high school football season kicked off Friday night for many teams around Williamson County. After deep playoff runs a year ago, Christ Presbyterian Academy and Battle Ground Academy looked strong in their first games of the year, while Independence and Franklin Road Academy faltered. Nolensville also impressed ...
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FRA’s early lead evaporates against Lausanne

FRA’s early lead evaporates against Lausanne
Franklin Road Academy’s season ended Friday with a 35-21 loss against Lausanne (11-0) in a Division II-AA quarterfinal. FRA (5-7) jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter with quarterback Eric Stoxstill-Diggs’ 7-yard touchdown pass to Lance Wilhoite and Watson Tansil’s 35-yard interception return for a touchdown. Lausanne closed the gap to 14-7 ...
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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Centennial eliminated; CPA dominates CAK; FRA takes down St. George’s

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Centennial eliminated; CPA dominates CAK; FRA takes down St. George’s
Class 6A First Round Centennial 21 at Cane Ridge 42 Centennial’s football season came to a close with a 42-21 loss at Cane Ridge Friday. The Cougars finish with a 4-7 record, while Cane Ridge (10-1) will host Brentwood in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs on Nov. 10. Division II-AA First Round ...
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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Patterson’s 4 TDs lead CPA past FRA; Nolensville falls at Marshall County

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Patterson’s 4 TDs lead CPA past FRA; Nolensville falls at Marshall County
WEEK 11 FOOTBALL RESULTS Christ Presbyterian Academy 42 at Franklin Road Academy 19 CPA running back Kane Patterson rushed for 151 yards and four touchdowns in Friday’s 42-19 win at FRA. FRA (4-6, 2-2) was led by running back Watson Tansil and wide receiver Riley Speed. Tansil carried the ball nine times for 81 yards ...
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FRA rebounds at Hickman County

FRA rebounds at Hickman County
Franklin Road Academy’s two-game losing streak ended Friday with a 48-7 win at Hickman County. Quarterback Eric Stoxstill-Diggs completed 6 of 6 passes for 104 yards and three touchdowns. All three of his scoring strikes came in the first quarter. He hit wide receivers Riley Speed and Lance Wilhoite for 22-yard touchdown passes for a ...
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GAME OF THE WEEK: BGA smashes FRA

GAME OF THE WEEK: BGA smashes FRA
HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER GAME OF THE WEEK By MADISON BROWDER | Photos by ANDY COLLIGNON The Battle Ground Academy Wildcats added another dominant win to their resume with a 38-0 demolition of Franklin Road Academy at home Thursday. Since losing to CPA in Week 5, BGA has outscored its opponents 169-12 in the past four ...
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