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Ninth grade cheerleaders reveal the prep behind their pep

Ninth grade cheerleaders reveal the prep behind their pep

Halle Koolor March 10, 2020

Cheerleading is a tougher sport than most people realize. Freshmen Taylor Presbery-Fields and Saniyah Johnson joined the cheerleading squad this year at Franklin Learning Center ready to take on the...

Franklin Learning Center’s Health and Physical Education teacher as well as sports coach Mr. Kelly, was encouraged as a kid to stay focused on his education and encouraged by his father to get into sports.

Who is the man behind the FLC’s athletic department?

Marlen Rojas March 10, 2020

Franklin Learning Center’s Health and Physical Education teacher as well as sports coach Mr. Kelly, was encouraged as a kid to stay focused on his education and encouraged by his father to get into...

The Bobcats Girls Varsity Basketball Team Captain, FLC junior, Ericka Porterfield, frustrated after one of the girls from Edison High ́s basketball team stole the ball.

Bobcats Show Optimism in Frustrating Defeat

Ruqaiyah Hasan-Seyni January 16, 2020

FLC sophomore, Nadiyaah Dashiell, ́5 passing the ball to FLC freshmen, Naila Valdez, ́4 to make the shot. By: Ruqaiyah Hasan-Seyni The Bobcats Girls Varsity Basketball Team suffered a frustrating...

Players from both teams spent some time on the ground during the fourth quarter.

New Year, New Victories: FLC boys basketball wins against Swenson

Natali Chacon January 14, 2020

Senior starters Syncere Ross and Koren Bullock gain position under a rebound. The Franklin Learning Center boys basketball team achieved their first victory of 2020 with a closely contested win over...

Boxer and FLC Alumni, Aanjhrue Williams, (right) spars at Rock Ministries Boxing Gym on October 10. · Sandraliz Flores / STAFF

FLC alumnus to be signed as pro boxer

Donte Cheatham November 14, 2019

FLC Alum, Aanjhrue Williams was recently signed as Pro Boxer · Justine Chan / STAFF Success is not instantaneous, sometimes those who wish to obtain it through years of hard work often start on a...

Sports Season Roundup

Sports Season Roundup

Jerrin Baez May 23, 2019

Franklin Learning Center’s Bobcats have been strong in each sport. With their outstanding improvements from previous seasons, FLC’s hard work and training has not been put to waste. All FLC Athletes...

Deal Towards Victory

Theresa Lane April 2, 2019

Former Washington Nationals Right Fielder Bryce Harper was offered two contracts one from the Los Angeles Dodgers and one from the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper was offered these huge contracts because...

Bobcat uniform woes · Illustrator Paladin Jenkins

FLC Athletic Uniform Issue

Angelica Martinez April 2, 2019

Bobcat uniform woes · Illustrator Paladin Jenkins According to the Philadelphia Public League, there are 28 different sports offered to highschool students in the Philadelphia school district. On...

Anaz Hatten, ‘19, attempts to go to states · Anannya Kundu

Anaz aims for states

Lizbeth Castillo April 2, 2019

Anaz Hatten, ‘19, attempts to go to states · Anannya Kundu Qualifying for states is something that many athletes strive to achieve. It not only is very self satisfactory, but can also lead to tremendous...

Hecmat Diarra, 19, reaches for a loose ball in last Thursdays blowout loss to undefeated Roxborough High School · Staff Reporter Jerrin Baez

Bobcats Grasp at Last Few Games of Season

Jerrin Baez February 12, 2019

The Bobcats varsity basketball squad dropped a hard-fought game against Roxborough 98-68 this past Thursday. With their win against Nueva Esperanza Monday, there are currently only a handful of games left...

New Age of Competitive Sports

Markist Williams February 12, 2019

Markist Williams, a competitive gamer, hopes to see a $900,000 paycheck someday · Photography Editor Anannya Kunda Have you had the dream as a kid to grow up and play games you had fun playing for...

Boys Basketball Starts New Season, Set Rosters

Boys Basketball Starts New Season, Set Rosters

Jerrin Baez December 22, 2018

Franklin Learning Center's basketball tryouts are over and practices and scrimmages have already begun. Because of the small size of the gym in FLC, most games and practices take place at Cunningham Recreation...

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