Benjamin Franklin

Chargers Prevail against Florence in Five-Set Thriller

7 hours ago Andrew Luberda 0
Act like you’ve been there before. That’s exactly what the Benjamin Franklin volleyball team did in its 3 – 2 (9-25, 25-18, 25-23, 16-25, 15-8) victory against visiting Florence on Thursday, Oct. 11. The Central Region-leading Chargers entered last Thursday’s match 3 – 0 in five-set matches this season, including a 3 – 2 (22-25, Read More

Return of Jefferies, Loving gives Benjamin Franklin Familiar Look in Win

1 week ago Caela Fox 0
The inside track to the 3A Central Region automatic playoff berth was on the line last Friday night at Benjamin Franklin High School, where the Chargers hosted the Florence Gophers. The return of a couple injured Chargers made things look familiar again in a 49 – 12 victory. “It looked like the offense I know Read More

Chargers Start Fast, Patriots Finish Late in 3A Central Clash

2 weeks ago Andrew Luberda 0
Finish. It’s a word almost every coach, regardless of sport, preaches to his or her team. On its Homecoming last Friday night against rival Benjamin Franklin, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek erased a 14 – 6 third-quarter deficit, scoring 27 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to defeat the undermanned Chargers, 33 – 14. Read More

Benjamin Franklin Hands Coolidge First Loss on Homecoming

3 weeks ago Caela Fox 0
Homecoming was a big night for the Benjamin Franklin Chargers football team, which beat the previously undefeated Coolidge Bears, on Friday, Sept. 14, 21 – 13. “It’s great to get a region win because that helps, (considering) the region winners (get) the automatic bids,” Chargers’ head coach Dave Jefferies said afterwards. “Any time we can Read More

The County Line

1 month ago Andrew Luberda 0
Welcome back to The County Line, my blog on news and notes surrounding the athletic programs we cover at CountyLinePreps.com. Were back after a two-week hiatus, following the start of the college & NFL schedules. It was a busy couple of weeks at Skyview Networks, but we’re ready to catch up now. In this edition, Read More

Short-handed Benjamin Franklin’s Comeback Bid Denied

1 month ago Caela Fox 0
The Benjamin Franklin football team had a bit of a slow start last Friday night against the visiting Northwest Christian Crusaders, but a late push in the second half gave the Chargers a chance, however it wasn’t enough to claim the victory. The Chargers fell to the Crusaders, 21 – 13. With five starters out Read More