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Lady Cougars end season strong

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest Lady Cougars held their last two games of the regular season last week. Wednesday’s game against Wakefield was a rivalry rematch that the Cougars were able to take the lead early on and hold on to it for the win, 40-38. “We...

Patriot girls end season in first round playoff loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST— The Franklin Academy girls basketball team ended its season Monday in a loss to KIPP Pride High School 29-27 in the first round of the 1A NCHSAA state playoffs. The Panthers, a 14th seed, from Gaston headed into the game with a...
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Patriot girls take conference title

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team capped its 23-3 season by winning the North Central Athletic Conference tournament Friday. The Patriots beat River Mill 46-43 in the final game after a 61-24 victory against Kestrel Heights...
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Wolverines’ offense sluggish in playoff loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Wakefield High School girls basketball team fell behind early and could never catch up to Millbrook and lost 67-41 in Monday’s first round of the NCHSAA 4A state playoffs. A slow start and abundance of turnovers and missed...
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Teams play their last games for pride

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Cougars played their last regular season games this week. Defeating Wakefield 79-60, and then defeating Enloe 78-63, Wake Forest will end their season with a 9-13 record and Wakefield will end theirs with a 6-14 record. The Wakefield...