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Franklin Varsity Baseball and Softball Teams Triumph in Playoffs


Franklin High School's varsity baseball and softball teams are leaving a trail of victories in their wake as they advance through the playoffs, with both squads showcasing stellar performances that have propelled them to the forefront of their respective competitions. The Franklin Varity Baseball team secured the title of bi-district champions after dominating their recent showdown against Rogers. In an impressive display of skill and teamwork, Franklin triumphed in both games of the series, with the first game concluding with a commanding score of 7-0 and the second game sealing their victory with a resounding 9-1 win. Their next challenge awaits them this Saturday as they gear up to face off against Maypearl in the Area Playoff Series, where the Lions aim to maintain their winning streak and further solidify their position as contenders for the championship title. Meanwhile, the Lady Lions of Franklin have also been making waves on the softball diamond, clinching the title of Softball Area Champions in their own remarkable journey through the playoffs. Displaying unwavering determination and skill, the Lady Lions delivered two outstanding performances in the Area Playoff Series, triumphing over their opponents with scores of 15-3 in game one and an impressive shutout victory of 12-0 in game two. With their sights set on further glory, the Lady Lions are now gearing up to face Troy in the Regional Quarter Final Series. Fans can catch all the action as the Lady Lions take on Troy in the upcoming series, with game one set to kick off on Wednesday, May 8 at 7:30 PM at McLennan Community College. The excitement continues with game two scheduled for Thursday, May 9 at 7 PM, also at McLennan Community College. Should the series extend to a decisive third game, fans can mark their calendars for Saturday, May 11 at 7 PM, when the teams will battle it out at Mumford High School. As both the Franklin varsity baseball and softball teams continue their quest for playoff glory, the entire community rallies behind them, cheering on their hometown heroes as they strive for victory on the diamond. With their talent, determination, and unwavering spirit, the Lions and Lady Lions of Franklin are poised to leave an indelible mark on this year's playoff season.

Franklin ISD Announces Exciting Lineup of Summer Sport Camps

Franklin ISD is proud to present an array of sports camps aimed at keeping students active and engaged throughout the summer months. From basketball to baseball, softball to volleyball, there’s something for every aspiring athlete to enjoy. Kicking off the lineup is the Franklin Lion Win Together Basketball Camp, set to take place at Franklin High School on May 29th and 30th. Designed for male basketball enthusiasts, the camp will run from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days. Next up is the Franklin Baseball Camp, scheduled for June 10th and 11th at Franklin High School. Open to male baseball players, the camp will run from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on June 10th. For female basketball players, the Franklin Lions Basketball Camp offers an exciting opportunity to hone their skills. Taking place from June 4th to 6th at Franklin High School, the camp will run from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 4th. Softball enthusiasts won’t want to miss the 2024 Franklin Softball Camp, happening on June 11th and 12th at Franklin High School. Designed for female participants, the camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 10th. Rounding off the lineup is the Franklin Youth Volleyball Camp 2024, catering to aspiring female volleyball players. Set to take place on June 11th and 12th at Franklin High School, the camp will run from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on June 12th. Registration for all camps is available online at If you have multiple children who will be attending camp, please email the head coach for each respective sport. Additionally, remember to register for each camp separately. With a variety of sports and dates to choose from, Franklin ISD’s summer sports camps offer the perfect opportunity for students to stay active, develop their skills, and have fun during the summer break. Register now to secure your spot in these exciting programs.

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