MacKenzie Herman was as so nervous her hands were sweating.
Joe Collins and Randy Chastain were teammates on Franklin’s 1971 football team, which was the first to ever win the Smoky Mountain Conference championship.
Crucial stops by Franklin’s defense at the end of each half helped secure a 26-14 victory Friday at North Henderson.
The hunger level and drive to get better was high during Franklin’s three-game losing streak.
Everything is right again in Franklin Panther nation.
Following three straight losses, the football team was off to a 2-4 start – the worst in Josh Brooks’ 11 seasons as head coach.