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Patriots return eight soccer starters, begin new conference

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy boys soccer coach Michael Hunt is counting on his returning starters to carry the load this season as the team looks to make a third consecutive playoff appearance. The Patriots return eight starters, including two...
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Heritage volleyball aims for more victories

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Winning has been anything but easy for the Heritage High School girls volleyball team. The Huskies have posted just three wins in their three-year history, and while the team has had a rough beginning, head coach Branden Green believes...
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Red Rams volleyball set for success

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams volleyball team is ready to get back in the gym and handle some unfinished business after falling in the second round of the state playoffs last year. Returning to the lineup will be juniors Kaitlyn Branam, Ann Moss and senior...
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New coach, lots of returnees, Husky tennis full of excitement

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s girls tennis teams have been competitive in their short three-year history. But, the overall results haven’t always been encouraging. Under new head coach John Fisher, however, and with a team returning all of its...

Watering garden correctly makes all the difference

by Charlotte Glen, agricultural agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension RALEIGH — Correct watering can make the difference between a bumper crop and complete failure. As we experienced earlier this summer, and again this past week, too much water can result in fruits and herbs having...