Franklin News

  • Franklin assistant gets nod at Anderson
    December 07, 2017
    Steve Rock, who has been an assistant in Anderson's conference, the HCAC, for more than a decade, will be the next to get a crack at reviving a program which hasn't had a winning record since 2003.
  • Titans are giant killers
    November 14, 2017
    Illinois Wesleyan's season started with an upset of a perennial national power. The momentum fueled a CCIW co-championship run and playoff berth. Now, the Titans aim to build on their success by stringing together some postseason wins. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Monmouth not resting on past
    October 17, 2017
    The Scots won 26 games over the past three seasons, but understand that 2017 is a whole new ballgame. That, plus a look ahead to a vital HCAC showdown, highlight this week's Around the Midwest.
  • Franklin Records Road Win against Anderson
    November 05, 2016
    Anderson, Ind. - Junior Chase Burton threw six touchdown passes as the Franklin College football team recorded a 55-34 victory at Anderson University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play on Saturday.
  • First-Place Franklin Hits Road to Anderson on Saturday
    November 03, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The first-place Franklin College football team plays its final road contest of the 2016 season by traveling to Anderson University on Saturday, November 5 at 1:30 p.m. in Anderson, Indiana.
  • Balanced Attack Leads Franklin to Win at MSJ
    October 29, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - A balanced team performance led the Franklin College football team to score 35 unanswered second-half points in a 56-24 victory at Mount St. Joseph University on Saturday.
  • Franklin Hoping to Remain Atop HCAC with Game at Mount St. Joseph
    October 27, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team takes its Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) title hopes to Mount St. Joseph University for a key matchup on Saturday, October 29 at 1:30 p.m. from Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • No time to enjoy, no time to look ahead
    October 26, 2016
    Rose-Hulman finally defeated Franklin, a benchmark victory for the program. But, the Fightin' Engineers need to defeat Bluffton this week to even have a chance at the HCAC title. More in Around the Midwest.
  • No. 14 Franklin Returns to Gridiron Saturday vs. Rose-Hulman
    October 19, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - After a week off from the schedule, the nationally ranked Franklin College football team returns to the gridiron with a home contest against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in a key Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) contest on Saturday, October 22 at 1:30 p.m. from Faught Stadium.
  • Franklin Now Ranked No. 14 in D3football.com Poll
    October 17, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team returns to the gridiron following its bye week with a No. 14 ranking in the D3football.com Top 25 national poll – up three positions from last week.
  • Franklin Continues Ascent in Top 25 Polls
    October 10, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team continues to climb in national NCAA Division III Top 25 polls behind four consecutive victories and a 5-1 record for the 2016 season.
  • No. 18 Franklin Defeats Earlham on Homecoming
    October 08, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The nationally ranked Franklin College football team will take a well-deserved breather after scoring six touchdowns and gaining 479 total yards in a decisive 40-7 Homecoming victory Saturday over Earlham College in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) game at Faught Stadium.
  • Nationally Ranked Franklin Hosting Earlham on Homecoming
    October 05, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The nationally ranked Franklin College football team hopes to give alumni lots of cheer about during the annual Homecoming game on Saturday, October 8 at 1:30 p.m. against Earlham College from Faught Stadium.
  • Franklin Ranked Inside Top 20 in D3football.com and AFCA Polls
    October 03, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team continues to climb in national NCAA Division III polls, being ranked inside the top 20 entering the sixth week of the 2016 season.
  • Aerial Attack Leads No. 19 Franklin Past Manchester
    October 01, 2016
    North Manchester, Ind. - Amassing 449 yards and six touchdowns through the air, No. 19 Franklin College football picked up a commanding 41-27 victory at Manchester University on Saturday in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action.
  • Franklin Climbs Up in Both Division III National Top 25 Polls
    September 26, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - A glistening 3-1 record for the Franklin College football team continues to attract attention from voters in the weekly national NCAA Division III Top 25 polls.
  • Opportunistic Franklin Defeats Bluffton to Remain atop HCAC
    September 24, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - An opportunistic Franklin College football team continued its mastery of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) with Saturday’s 44-38 victory over previously undefeated Bluffton University at Faught Stadium.
  • Frankling Hosting Undefeated Bluffton in Saturday’s ‘Tribute to Service Day’ Game
    September 22, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team is preparing for a stern Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) test when undefeated Bluffton University comes to Faught Stadium on Saturday, September 24, starting at 1:30 p.m.
  • Franklin Ranked in Two National Polls
    September 19, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team is now ranked in two national top-25 polls entering the fourth week of the 2016 season.
  • No. 22 Franklin Wins HCAC Opener at Defiance
    September 17, 2016
    Defiance, Ohio - The No. 22-ranked Franklin College football team scored three first-quarter touchdowns and did not look back in picking up a 41-6 road victory against Defiance College in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.
  • Franklin Opening HCAC Play at Defiance
    September 14, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team begins its quest for another Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship when it travels to Defiance College on Saturday, September 17 at 1:30 p.m. from Defiance, Ohio.
  • Grizzlies bear down for HCAC play
    September 13, 2016
    Once again, Franklin is favored to win the HCAC. Once again, the Grizzlies challenged themselves with a grueling non-conference slate. Now it's time to see how those tests pay off. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Franklin Ranked No. 22 in D3football.com Top 25 Poll
    September 13, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team holds down the No. 22 spot in this week’s D3football.com Top 25 poll as it prepares for Saturday’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) opener at Defiance College.
  • Franklin Loses to Division I-FCS Butler in Non-Conference Finale
    September 10, 2016
    Indianapolis, Ind. - The No. 19-ranked Franklin College lost its non-conference finale 59-14 to NCAA Division I-FCS non-scholarship Butler University on Saturday evening.
  • Nationally Ranked Franklin Heads to Butler on Saturday Night
    September 08, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The No. 19-ranked Franklin College football team will face its second straight challenge of the young season when it travels to NCAA Division I-FCS non-scholarship Butler University on Saturday, September 10 at 6:30 p.m. from the Butler Bowl in downtown Indianapolis.
  • Beloit running back: the next generation
    September 05, 2016
    Mason Dixon is chasing Beloit's rushing records, many of which are held by his father, Steve. The Buccaneers seniors has nine games left to rewrite the record book and earn bragging rights at home. More in Around the Midwest
  • Franklin, Central knock off ranked foes
    September 03, 2016
    Franklin scored in the final minute to defeat No. 11 Thomas More, while Central traveled 1,500 miles and came away with an overtime win at No. 19 Whitworth. Meanwhile, John Carroll found itself all bottled up at UWO and Cortland held off Heidelberg. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • 10 games to watch in 2016
    August 29, 2016
    Every fan hopes to watch more than ten games this season. But, if you want to pay attention beyond just your favorite team, these are the marquee regular season matchups that columnist Clyde Hughes is excited about.
  • Franklin Head Coach Mike Leonard Featured in D3football.com’s June Podcast
    June 15, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The June edition of D3football.com’s podcast featured Franklin College Head Football Coach Mike Leonard and his experiences of coaching the United States team at the 2016 World University Games in Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Franklin Coach Mike Leonard Coaching in 2016 World University Games
    June 05, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College Head Football Coach Mike Leonard will be a member of the coaching staff for the United States team that's competing in the 2016 World University Games American Football Championship from June 1-12 in Monterrey, Mexico.
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