Franklin College notches first win of season


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Watching Franklin College’s football team run its high-powered no-huddle offense is a thing of beauty.

The Grizzlies, ranked No. 13 in the latest D3football.com poll, stepped on the accelerator early and never let up, beating Heartland Conference rival Manchester 48-7 on Saturday at Stewart “Red” Faught Stadium.

Franklin coach Mike Leonard reiterated his comments of the past two weeks following two heartbreaking three-point losses to defending national champion Mount Union and Butler.

“Yes, we were disappointed, yet encouraged at the same time. But with this win today, we’ve taken the first step toward winning our fourth straight conference title and our goals are intact,” said Leonard.

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