Claxton heads to NDS

A big shout out to Monica Claxton for signing with North Dakota State, in Fargo, ND. A Franklin Courgar, and 2012 El Paso Time’s Outstanding Setter of the Year, Claxton will be heading north to help out with the setter duties. The Bisons, a DI school, play in the Summit League and are coached by … Read more

Claxton named MVP

Monica Claxton was recently named  MVP of the year by El Paso Times. Claxton, a setter,  is credited with leading a talented Franklin Cougars team in the extremely competitive District 1-5A. The Lady Cougars made it to the 3rd round in the Texas state tournament and finished the season with a 42-5 record. Claxton has … Read more

Area sophs get nod from recently published their “Soph 79” list; a comprehensive list of the top 420 sophomores in the nation active on their varsity squad during the 2010 prep season. The list, described by John Tawa, operator of, as “massive, thanks to the incredible talent,” didn’t feature any area players in the top 79, but four … Read more