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Last minute drive defeats Heritage

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Sanderson quarterback Matt Koehler methodically drove the field in what would turn out to be the game-winning drive with five seconds left and the Spartans capped a furious comeback with a 20-14 win over visiting Heritage Friday night. The...
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Rams runners run strong

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Victoria Despres of Rolesville High School finished in the top five during a Greater Neuse River Conference Meet Oct. 2 that took place on the Ram’s home course. Despres was the top runner for the Rolesville girls and placed fifth overall in...
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Wakefield holds off Enloe in 34-21 win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield erased a second half Enloe lead and then held off an Eagle comeback to post a 34-21 Cap 8 Conference victory on Friday night. The Eagles, 0-6, led briefly at 21-20 in the third quarter before the Wolverines, 6-0, exploded for two...
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Rain delays Patriots tennis

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Franklin Academy’s tennis team was tied with Raleigh Charter before rain forced play to stop during Monday’s North Central Athletic Conference matchup. After singles, the score was knotted at 3-all. Four of those matches went to third set...
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Huskies outlast Pride in five-set thriller

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — It wasn’t easy but the Heritage High School volleyball team recorded its biggest victory in the program’s three-year history, defeating last year’s state 4A runner-ups, Leesville Road 3-2 on Thursday, September 26. Back-and-forth points,...