Category: Franklin Cougars

Socorro Beats Franklin and Makes the Playoffs For the 1st Time Since 1997

Photo by Fred Gonzales   Socorro and Franklin had playoff droughts, Socorro’s was the longest, since 1997 the bulldogs have missed the playoffs. Until tonight, when they beat Franklin 58-51 in overtime. Early on the battle was back and fourth, Socorro started in front and looked strong,  gaining a lead trying to leave the Cougars […]

Gallegos Leads Franklin to Bi-District Championship

Photo by Michael Montes Led by UTEP signee Katia Gallegos the Franklin Cougars defeated the Midland Lee Rebels 52-47 in overtime to win the Bi-District Championship.  Franklin is the only 6A girls team still alive as Americas, Montwood and Pebble Hills all failed to advance in their Bi-District games. It was evident right from the […]

2/8/19 TownTalk Sports El Paso Basketball Scoreboard

Spartans Pull Away to Beat The Cougars 68-44

Photo by Paul David Oliver With the Franklin Cougars and Pebble Hills Spartans knowing that if the Cougars win, they have sole possession of third place in district play and if the Spartans win, they share third place in the district. The Spartans kept the lead most of the first half as they would answer […]

Franklin Holds on to Beat Pebble Hills 55-44

Photo by Paul David Oliver   With both the Franklin Cougars and Pebble Hills Spartans at 6-2 in district play, they made sure they came out to play their best game. It started as a close game, with both teams exchanging the lead in the first half. Franklin’s Clarissa Dominguez had her first points with […]

Franklin girls pull away in second half from Montwood 46-32

El Paso, Texas — Katia Gallegos scored 21 points, leading the Franklin Cougars to a 6-2 district 1-6A record with a 46-32 win over Montwood Tuesday night. Montwood battled hard, getting a great performance from sophomore Mia Lozoya who scored 16 points for Montwood, but the Rams couldn’t take care of the basketball, and Gallegos […]

1/29/19 TownTalk Sports El Paso Basketball Scoreboard