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All-Area Volleyball: From crash to smashing success for Franklin

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It took some broken bones and a bruised ego for Cannon Falls senior middle hitter MaKenzie Franklin to discover her dedication to volleyball.


As an eighth-grader, Franklin showed the Bombers' coaches enough potential that she was slated to join the varsity program. But she had another passion that was a big part of her life since she was 6 years old: motocross.

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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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