Run like a mother

WAKE FOREST — The Kerr Family YMCA has opened registration for the annual Mother’s Day 5K Race, Run Like a Mother, scheduled Sunday, May 11 at 8:30 a.m. The race will start on Wakefield Pines Drive, wind through Wakefield Plantation, and end with a post-race party with activities...
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Granite Falls swimmer takes third in state

ROLESVILLE — Granite Falls Makos team member MaKayla Ciancanelli finished third in the state at the N.C. 2014 age group championship in the girls 10 and under 100-meter butterfly with a time of 1:12.34. The event was held Feb. 13-16 at the Greensboro Aquatics Center, and more...
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Patriot soccer ready to take on the best

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — With an amiable mixture of experienced leadership and youth, the Franklin Academy soccer team is looking to make some headlines this season. “I really like the youth and veteran leadership on our club,” said Patriot soccer...
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Wakefield boasts deep tennis squad for 2014

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Corresponden WAKEFIELD — When outlining their vision for the 2014 tennis season, Wakefield High School coach Ken Stewart summed it up best, noting that hard work, team chemistry and a love for the game itself would be key ingredients to a successful...
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Patriot netters look to make playoffs

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — With a strong crop of seasoned returnees and a freshman who is expected to contribute right away, Franklin Academy tennis coach Greg Duffy is talking state playoffs. “I think we can build a record that will get us into the...