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The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
540-483-5113
Fax: 540-483-8013

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Brookville’s sting is too much for Eagles
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By STEVEN MARSH - Sports Editor

First-year Brookville head football coach Jonathan Meeks has a cast full of Muhammad Ali-like performers on his squad -- players who float like butterflies and sting like their moniker: bees.

Senior Daequan Myers is the king bee and Friday night, he showed Franklin County why that's so.

Myers gained 201yards on 12 carries and scored three touchdowns in leading Brookville to a 35-7 triumph over the Eagles on homecoming at C.I. (Cy) Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field.

The Bees (7-1), who compete in the Seminole District and who entered the game ranked No. 8 in the state in Group 3A by virginiapreps.com. won their third straight game and avenged last year's loss to the Eagles (1-7), who suffered their sixth straight loss.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Hawks stay on title course in USA South
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By STEVEN MARSH - Sports Editor

FERRUM -- Huntingdon (Ala.) College's defense locked Ferrum College out of the end zone for a half and its offense had no problem finding paydirt for three quarters Saturday.

That summed up the second USA South Athletic Conference match-up between the Panthers and the Hawks, won by Huntingdon, 35-16, at W.B. Adams Stadium.

With the victory, the Hawks (4-1 in the USA South, 5-2 overall), a winner of four straight games, maintain a share of first place in the league standings with three conference contests to play.

Huntingdon earned a berth in the NCAA Division III playoffs the year before it joined the USA South, but this year, the Hawks are seeking to become the sixth conference team to qualify for postseason play since 2001, the league's inaugural intercollegiate football campaign.

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SPORTS BRIEFS
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Montgomery to play in zone golf qualifier

Ferrum splits road volleyball matches

FCHS downs Halifax in Piedmont volleyball

Eagles jayvees sweep Halifax in volleyball

BFMS volleyball ends season with victory

Read Mountain whips BFMS eighth graders

BFMS golf tops Halifax Middle School

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RECREATION SPORTS
Registration is open for winter sports

SONTAG -- Franklin County Department of Parks and Recreation is taking registrations for basketball, cheerleading and wrestling.

Registrations will be accepted online at www.franklincountyva.gov/parks or one may register at the parks and recreation department office on Virginia 619 (Sontag Road).

Deadline to register is Monday, Nov. 3.

The 2014-15 annual registration fee ($20) must be paid in order to register. This is a one-time fee paid from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

Late registrations will be accepted with an additional $15 late fee from Nov. 4 to Dec. 5.

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RECREATION NOTEBOOK
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SONTAG -- The following events are sponsored or co-sponsored by the Franklin County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Call 483-9293 or the number listed for information.

Also, information and registration forms can be obtained by visiting www.franklincountyva.gov/parks.

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