Dowell Won 300th in New Franklin District Title Championship

New Franklin’s 4-3 win over Pilot Grove in the Class 1, District 6 Championship on Friday was the 300th career win for coach Ross Dowell.

This marks the Lady Bulldogs first district title, and first winning record, since 2016.

The 13-11 Lady Bulldogs are at 16-7 St. Elizabeth for Wednesday’s sectional.

The winner faces either Cairo or Silex on Saturday. Find our interview with Ross Dowell on the Magic City Sports Talk page at