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Wakefield’s Boyden beats undefeated champion

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis player Susanne Boyden handed Broughton’s Maggie Kane her first ever loss in her four-year high school career. Boyden defeated the state 4A singles champion 2-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a match played Tuesday at Broughton High...
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Cougars and Wolverines split XC dual race

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Calvin Ulrich of Wake Forest crossed the finish line first in a dual 5K cross country meet between the Cougars and Wakefield High September 11. Ulrich finished with a time of 17:56.50 on Wake Forest’s Flaherty Park course and led the Cougars...
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Patriot runners take second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris CARY — Franklin Academy’s girls and boys cross country team both finished second in Tuesday’s 5K race held at Bond Park in Cary. Host Raleigh Charter won the girls and boys race. East Wake Academy was third in the girl’s race and placed fourth in the boys...
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Patriots shut out Roxboro

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Six different Patriots scored goals in Franklin Academy’s 8-0 win Sept. 9 against visiting Roxboro Community. The Patriots improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. “I thought we controlled the ball well...

Wakefield tops Southeast Raleigh, 42-11

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — It was only a matter of time before Wakefield High School’s football team ignited. Locked in a defensive battle with Southeast Raleigh for the first quarter, the Wolverines exploded with 35 points in the second and third quarters before claiming...