Deadline for Basketball camp scholarship nears

WAKE FOREST — The deadline for middle school students to apply for an all-expense paid scholarship from Wake Electric to attend summer basketball camps at two of the state’s largest universities is March 31. Wake Electric is awarding two Touchstone Energy sports camp scholarships...
Posted On 20 Mar 2014

Senior softball league looking for players

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — If you are 50 years or older and interested in playing senior softball and want to know more about the sport, there is a senior softball tournament at Heritage High School field this Saturday. Players ages 50 to 65 will be...
Posted On 20 Mar 2014

Patriots topple Chatham Charter

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent SILER CITY — The Franklin Academy boys tennis team improved to 3-2 on the season with a 9-0 win over Chatham Charter on March 13 in a non-conference match played in Siler City. The Patriots came out strong and won four matches by scores of...
Posted On 20 Mar 2014

WHS alum Lenox named to All-Freshman team

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Brevard College’s Madison Lenox, a Wakefield High graduate and Raleigh native, was selected to the South Atlantic Conference All-Freshman basketball team, the league office announced. Lenox was named to the All-Freshman team after leading the Tornados in scoring...
Posted On 20 Mar 2014

Girl Scout wins Gold Award

WAKE FOREST — Maria Tsikerdanos of Wake Forest recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. For her project, Tsikerdanos renovated basement space and created a recreational center at Elsie’s Place, a residential care home for seniors in...
Posted On 20 Mar 2014