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Pretty’s goal keeps Wakefield girls lacrosse undefeated

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Julie Anne Pretty scored the game-winning goal with 16 seconds left on the clock as the Wakefield High women’s lacrosse team posted a 17-15 victory over Broughton on April 9 to remain undefeated. With the score knotted 15-15 with...
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Heritage golfers rebound to second place finish

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent  WAKE FOREST — Rebounding from its previous outing thanks to improved weather conditions and playing on its home course, the Heritage High School golf team posted a second place finish in the Cap 8 Conference match at Heritage Golf Course....
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Patriots go 0-2 against rival

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — In facing its biggest rival twice in six days, the Franklin Academy men’s tennis team dropped both matches to Raleigh Charter. On Monday, the rain shortened the matches to 10-game pro-sets and Raleigh Charter won all five singles...
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Robert “Bobby” Whitney Allen Jr., 59

Robert Whitney Allen Jr., 59, of Wake Forest died Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Better known as Bobby, Allen was the oldest son of Robert “Bob” Whitney Allen Sr., and the late Margaret “Peggy” Garren Allen. He was born April 4, 1955. He is survived by his father, brothers Greg,...

Sylvia Jean Perry, 78

Sylvia Jean Perry, 78, of Louisburg, died Friday, April 11, 2014. She is survived by her daughters, Doris Burwell and Phyllis Ann Lewis, both of Louisburg; sons, Robert Wiggins, of the home, and James Wiggins, of Louisburg; along with 11 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and...