Franklin, MA (March 3, 2014) – The Dean College Basketball teams made college history this past weekend by capturing Region XXI Championships in the same year. The men, led by Keyon Armstrong's 24 points, defeated the Community College of Rhode Island, 82-67. It was the third win of the season against the Knights, and places the Bulldogs in the District 2 Championship game this Saturday. Dean, at 20-3, will take on Monroe Community College (23-6), winner of the Region III championship, at 12:00 noon at Pieri Gymnasium on Dean's Franklin campus.
Zach Brown is Franklin High’s new baseball coach, and if his mentors are the yardsticks to measure his future, then the Panthers program should continue to be successful.
The 34-year-old Brown, who has been an assistant coach at Wheaton College for the last 11 years, has been associated with two top-caliber baseball men, and his father (Don) was the head football coach at Northeastern and UMass-Amherst before taking his current job —defensive coordinator at Boston College.
As a freshman making the varsity ice hockey team, Collin Spillane found he had a bull’s-eye on his back when he and his Tri-County teammates took to the ice for the first time four years ago. Not only was he a freshman playing on the varsity squad, but his father was also the Cougar coach.
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