Karen Campbell grew up on 152nd and St. Claire in downtown Cleveland. She played baseball in the bricked streets with her friends growing up, using bricks with different patterns for bases.
The last time Franklin opened the state playoffs on the road was 2012. Stuart Cramer wasn’t even a school yet, opening in 2013.
With smoke rolling into the valley and choking the air in Franklin, playing a soccer game outdoors was out of the question.
Moments after beating Salisbury, Franklin soccer coach Ken Neitz told his players that there’s going to be a new state champion this year in Class 2-A.
Franklin didn’t mean to play its best opponent last; that’s just how the schedule worked out.
Tuscola handed the Panthers a 24-8 loss Friday in the Panther Pit on senior night.