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Former champ Mount St. Joseph seeks return to HCAC supremacy




Coming off a bye week, the Franklin College football team is back to the business of preparing for Saturday afternoons.

For the Grizzlies, that means picking up where they left off — dominating league rivals as they continue pursuit of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship.

Prior to the break, the 14th-ranked Grizzlies roared into HCAC play with a 48-7 rout of Manchester and followed up with an 80-14 mauling of Earlham. The victories came in the wake of narrow season-opening losses against NCAA Division III No. 1 Mount Union and Division I Football Championship Subdivision Butler.

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