Patriots soccer splits matches with Woods Charter

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CHATHAM COUNTY — Five days after shutting out Woods Charter 4-0, the Franklin Academy soccer team knew the Wolves would be ready for Monday’s conference rematch. Woods Charter defeated the Patriots 3-1 in the second meeting and didn’t waste...

Top-ranked Wakefield girls lacrosse team loses to Apex

WAKEFIELD — An insufficient ground game and being down at the half cost the top-ranked Wakefield High School girls lacrosse team their first defeat of the season. Their non-conference opponent Apex started hot and did something no other team has done against the Wolverines. They...
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Wakefield rolls past Cougars

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — Wakefield and Wake Forest high played their rivalry match when the girls soccer teams met Wednesday afternoon. The game began evenly matched, but the Wolverines overcame the Cougar defense and won 5-0. “Wakefield is a very talent...
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Rams get easy softball win over Southeast Raleigh

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Rolesville High School softball team only needed five innings to take down Greater Neuse River Conference foe Southeast Raleigh as it won 14-1 Monday. Abby Taylor pitched the complete game, allowing one run on one hit with ten...
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Patriot golfers win four straight

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — Franklin Academy’s golf team returned from Treyburn Country Club in Durham Monday with their fourth consecutive first-place finish. With the win, the Patriots continue to be the top team in the North Central Athletic Conference. “We...