Boys Basketball

A SWBL slugfest: Franklin builds huge lead, then fights off Oakwood and sits alone on top of East standings

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Franklin High School coach Brian Bales huddles with his players Jan. 21, 2022, before a Southwestern Buckeye League boys basketball game against Oakwood at Franklin. The host Wildcats won 72-70. RICK CASSANO/STAFF

FRANKLIN — Franklin High School’s boys basketball team has been wearing a bull’s-eye for a long time in the Southwestern Buckeye League.

The Wildcats think that’s fine. It’s just part of their culture. Yet veteran coach Brian Bales said they’ll keep being aggressive in their quest




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