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Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Eagles finish season tonight
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By STEVEN MARSH - Sports Editor

Franklin County's football team finishes its 2014 season, one in which the Eagles will have played 12 straight weeks of football counting its two scrimmage games, tonight with a trip to Halifax County.

The Eagles sojourn to South Boston comes on Halloween Night.

Kickoff at Tuck-Dillard Stadium is 7 p.m.

The Eagles (1-2 in the Piedmont District, 1-8 overall) bring an seven-game losing streak into the contest and will attempt to prevent their first 1-9 finish since 1998.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Panthers look yo continue winning run against Pride
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By STEVEN MARSH - Sports Editor

FERRUM -- Now that its 10-game losing streak is history, is a two-game winning streak on the horizon for Ferrum College's football team?

An answer to that question will be revealed Saturday when the Panthers (1-4 in the USA South Athletic Conference, 1-6 overall) play league rival Greensboro (N.C.) College (1-4 in the USA South, 1-6 overall).

Kickoff at Jamieson Stadium is 4 p.m.

Since its lone win of the season, a 37-35 victory over LaGrange (Ga.) College, Greensboro has surrendered 51 points to Huntingdon (Ala.) College, 63 points to Methodist (N.C.) University, 39 points to Maryville (Tenn.) College and 45 points to Christopher Newport University.

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WOMEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER
Monarchs blank Panthers
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FERRUM -- Methodist (N.C.) University scored a goal in each half Wednesday for a 2-0 USA South Athletic Conference women's soccer triumph over Ferrum College in the 2014 regular-season finale for both clubs at Penn-Roediger Field.

The setback also ends Ferrum's campaign, its first under the direction of head coach James Lofton, because the Panthers have failed to earn a berth in the USA South's postseason tournament for the second year in a row,

The top eight teams in the 13-team league earn postseason tournament berths. Quarterfinal-round play begins Saturday at the site of the higher seed.

Ferrum (4-8 in the USA South, 7-11 overall) ends its season with a five-match losing streak.

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MEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER
Ferrum earns tournament berth despite shut-out loss

FERRUM -- Methodist (N.C.) University netted four goals after intermission Wednesday en route to a 5-0 USA South Athletic Conference men's soccer victory over Ferrum College at Penn-Roediger Field.

Four of the Monarchs' five goals were produced by an assist.

A.J. Lee tallied two goals for Methodist (8-2 in the USA South, 13-2-1 overall).

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SPORTS BRIEFS
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Montgomery ties for 16th place

BFMS teams drop season grid finales

Ammann paces Panthers to win

Wrestling boosters to meet Sunday

Parents' meeting is set for FCHS

Greg Dalton wins race contest

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RECREATION SPORTS
Registration deadline for winter sports is Nov. 3

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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