Manchester scores upset, tops Grizzlies



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Having won eight out of its past nine games, the Franklin College women’s basketball team was sailing along in pursuit of the top spot in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings.

Then the Grizzlies ran into fifth-place Manchester College on Wednesday night at Franklin’s Spurlock Center.

With superior size and the quickness of their guards, the Spartans came away with a 56-43 upset victory, upping their record to 6-5 while Franklin dipped to 8-3 in the conference and 10-8 overall.

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