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Learn to attract beneficial insects

byline: Susan Brown, Horticulture Agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension NORTH CAROLINA — Each year I plan my garden and get started as soon as the temperatures warm up. In the spring, my plants flourish with little care. As the season progresses, I begin to spend more time in the...
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Wake Forest’s Levy to golf at Pebble Beach

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High golfer Amanda Levy was selected July 15 to play in a pro-junior tournament this September at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. The famed course is known for its cliffside fairways and sloping greens that challenge...
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Wake Forest High wins state 7-on-7 tourney

WAKE FOREST — Carolina Elite Football, Heritage High and 50-plus volunteers collaborated to bring the first state 7-on-7 competition to Wake Forest. More than 1,100 athletes participated. At the end of the day-long tournament, the Wake Forest High Cougars walked away with the...
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Rolesville All-Stars sweep regionals, head to state championship

ROLESVILLE — The 10U Rolesville Midget League All-Stars team brought home the title from the Statewide Parks and Recreation Association’s Statewide Athletics Committee (SWAC) East Regional Championship held in Spring Lake, Friday and Saturday. The boys beat Angier, 10-2, Southern...
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Wake Forest Patriots bring home championship

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Patriots 11U baseball team have won the NC GameOn Sports AAU Summer World Series. To take the title, the Patriots played nine games July 17-21, winning eight of them, with a total score of 76-52. The Patriots had to win all four games played on...
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Rolesville gets first first 8U district title

ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville 8U girls coach-pitch All Stars went undefeated with 3-0 to sweep the Tar Heel League District 6 All Star tournament and earn a spot in the state tournament held in Shelby, July 18-21. This is the first 8U District Championship for Rolesville. The...
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Parks and recreation briefs — week of July 25, 2013

YOUNGSVILLE •Minor and major league fall select team tryouts are tomorrow (Friday), 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, 9-11 a.m. at Luddy Field. The fall select teams are for children whose league age is 9-10 for minor league and 11-12 for major league and who want to play on an all-star...
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Did you know? Little League

The Little League World Series traces its origins back to 1947, when the board of directors presiding over the original Little League organized a tournament for the 17 Little League programs in existence at the time. This tournament was initially called the National Little League...