Youth football, cheer season commences

Published 12:03 pm Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Franklin Youth Football & Cheer football program opened its 2018 season to a packed house of rooting spectators as games were played at the Armory Drive Park Football Stadium on Wednesday.

Games will be held every Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. with flag and junior league games followed by senior league games at 7 and 8 p.m.

The teams in the league are: The Surry County Cougars; the Holland Razorbacks; the Windsor Knights; the Boykins Bulldogs; and the Franklin Mustangs.

The ages of youth to participate are as follows: 6 to 8, flag football; 9 to 11, juniors; and 12 to 13, seniors.

Each football team further has a cheering program.

Registration of youth interested in either football or cheerleading is still open for interested youth.

Contact the Franklin Department of Parks & Recreation at 562-2475, or the league commissioner Michael Bradshaw at 653-7291.