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Rob Saraf and Tri-County Wrestling – A Great Match

By Christopher Tremblay

Upon entering high school at Tri-Country Regional in Franklin, Plainville native Rob Saraf continued playing football and basketball during his freshman season. However, when it came time to take to the court his sophomore season, he just wasn’t feeling it and decided to forgo playing basketball, but he needed something to fill that void.

Franklin 6-Year-Old State

Finalist in National American Miss Pageant

Miss Ashley Rickey, age 6, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Massachusetts Pageant, to be held July 25, 2015 at the beautiful Sheraton Springfield in Springfield, Mass. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. Ashley will be participating in the Princess age division, along with other outstanding young ladies from across the great state of Massachusetts.

Local Student Wins 2nd Prize in Grand Circle Gallery

2014 Student Travel Poster Design Competition

Grand Circle Gallery is pleased to congratulate Megan Rogers from Franklin as 2nd prize winner in its 2014 “Design Your Own Vintage Travel Poster” competition for graphic design and photography students. This is the fourth year that Grand Circle Gallery has conducted a poster contest, highlighting and publically recognizing the creative talents of students throughout New England.

Panthers’ Basketball Co-captain

Franklin’s Giese The Real Deal As A Student-Athlete

The phrase “student-athlete’’ too often is used solely to refer to someone competing in sports and attending school. In its purest sense, the phrase should be used to describe only those who are diligent about academics, possess leadership traits and use athletics as a positive outlet to develop real-life skills.

Dean Students to Perform at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Dean College’s production of Urinetown: The Musical has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theater, Region 1 Festival (KCACTF), in Hyannis, MA from January 27 – 31, 2015. Dean’s performance will take place at Cape Cod Community College on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Visit for performance schedules.

Three Years to Sectional Championships –Franklin Girls Soccer

Advancing into the Division 1 South Sectionals once during your high school career is certainly an accomplishment; however, making it to the championship game the last three years is exceptional. The Franklin girl’s soccer team has not only been in the tournament the last five seasons, but has also ventured into the Division 1 South Sectional Championship game four times, including the last three.