Benjamin Franklin

Patriots Defeat Chargers with “Strong” Defensive Effort

2 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Twice during then-No. 2 ALA – Queen Creek’s 26 – 14 victory at then-No. 1 Benjamin Franklin last Friday night the Patriots’ defense stopped the Chargers on fourth-and-short, including once on the last of four-straight plays from the one-yard line in the second quarter. But it was senior defensive back Ben Strong who might’ve made Read More

Chargers Deal Bears First Loss, Remain Unbeaten in 3A Opener

2 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
A leg up in the 3A Central Region and a pair of unbeaten streaks were on the line when Benjamin Franklin visited Coolidge in the region opener for both teams on Friday, Sept. 20, and it was the Chargers who remained undefeated and atop the standings following a dominant 35 – 7 victory. “Region games Read More

A Closer Look

1 year ago Angel Bandilla 0
ALA – Queen Creek Cruises Past Florence Returning to action after its bye week, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek dominated Florence last Friday, 59-19. The Patriots are now 7 – 2 while the Gophers fell to 2 – 7. The Patriots may have the best record in the 3A Central Region this year, but Read More

Chargers Prevail against Florence in Five-Set Thriller

1 year 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 year 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