Out of the 19 sports at Franklin College, there are only four female head coaches. Gender inequality happens everywhere, including in the athletic field.
Volleyball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director Mary Johnston was named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Coach of the Year for 2021. Her athletes said this honor was well deserved for the way she supports them and serves as a role model for the team.
The Grizzly volleyball team (0-2) was defeated Saturday by the Mount St. Joseph Lions (2-0) in their first game of the season. In the double header, the Grizzlies lost three consecutive sets in both matches.
Schools part of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference will move forward with conference play in 2021, the conference’s Council of Presidents announced on December 21.
Johnson Memorial Health announced Monday it will commit $1 million to building a new indoor athletics facility at Franklin College.
Following a disappointing fall season cancellation, athletes at Franklin College are hoping for winter and spring competition to continue. However, skyrocketing COVID-19 statistics across the nation may derail these plans.
Senior August Hartzell is on her way to achieving the career goal she has had since she was 15 years old: Owning her own fitness studio.
Sophomore Josh Folkestad has been eager to join an esports team since his first day on campus last year — he even asked about the possibility on his first campus tour.
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Council of Presidents has decided to postpone all fall competitions until Jan. 1, 2021 following recommendation from the NCAA Division III Administrative Committee.
Changes have been made to Franklin College’s fall sports season as health concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic continue. After a unanimous vote, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, or HCAC, released a statement allowing men’s and women’s cross country, women’s golf and women’s tenni…