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The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
540-483-5113
Fax: 540-483-8013

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Friday, March 8, 2013

Cheerleading tryouts are set for March 25, 26, 27

Tryouts to select Franklin County's freshman, junior varsity and varsity sideline cheerleading squads for the 2013-14 school year will be held March 25, 26 and 27.

Also, mascot tryouts will be held in conjunction with these tryouts.

Tryouts will take place in Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium.

Any student, male or female, who will be enrolled at FCHS for the 2013-14 school year is eligible to try out, but each student who plans to try out must have a Virginia High School League (VHSL) physical form dated after May 1, 2012 on file with the FCHS Athletic Department.

Candidates trying out for spots on one of the three cheerleading squads will be taught a cheer and a dance for these tryouts. They do not need to know how to tumble or do gymnastics.

Also, candidates may be asked to stunt.

Candidates trying out to be mascots will be asked to dance in costume to music.

Those interested in trying out should pick up an informational packet from FCHS head cheerleading coach Marsha Lopez in the FCHS Tech A building or from athletic department secretary Sandy Coblentz in Hawkins Gym.

Questions can be directed to coach Lopez through the athletic department, 483-5332.

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Recreation department is sponsoring contests

SONTAG -- Franklin County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering two contests through Friday, March 29.

•Name The Franklin County Parks and Recreation Magazine Contest: Contestants will be asked to come up with a name for the department's tri-annual magazine.

Contestants should provide their suggested name for the magazine and contact in formation in case you are the winner.

The winner will be rewarded for his or her effort.

Please email ideas to mcramblitt@franklincountyva.org or fax to 483-0040 or mail to 2150 Sontag Road, Rocky Mount, 24151.

•Franklin County Parks and Recreation Magazine Photo Contest: Contestants will be asked to submit a photo for the cover of the 2013 May-August magazine.

Please provide a photo that is 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches at 300 DPI (resolution) and contact information.

The winner will be given credit in the magazine for his or her photo.

Please email photo to mcramblitt@franklincountyva.org. or mail a flash drive to 2150 Sontag Road, Rocky Mount 24151.

 
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