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Cougars run strong in conference championship race

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — The Wake Forest High School boys and girls cross country runners raced to a fifth and sixth place, respectively in Tuesday’s Cap 8 conference championship. Both teams ran solid on the 5K course at Wake Med Soccer Park in Raleigh. “I thought both...
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Wolverines win in four, advance to Cap-8

RALEIGH — In just the fourth year of the program’s history, the Heritage High School volleyball team has enjoyed a breakthrough in 2013. They had their best season ever but it came to an end during the first round of the Cap 8 Conference tournament October 10, losing to Millbrook...
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High scoring loss for Red Rams

By Clellie Allen and Jonathan McNamara CREEDMOOR — The game between South Granville and visiting Franklinton High was expected to be a clash between two conference titans. The 67-57 Viking win over the Red Rams fulfilled those expectations, even though it resulted ...
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Heritage wins second golf title

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High School girl’s golf team’s goal at the beginning of the season was to defend their 2012 Cap 8 conference championship. In Tuesday’s final regular season match played at Hasentree Golf Club in Wake Forest, the Huskies did...

Willie McDonald “Mac” Clifton, 84

Willie McDonald “Mac” Clifton, 84, died October 10, 2013. Willie is survived by his spouse, Mary Clift0n of the home; three daughters, Lucy Sampson of Washington, D.C., Sebrenda Clifton of Durham, and Dana Clifton of the home; his son Bonnie Clifton of Upper Marlboro, Md.; his...

Jean Harris Winn, 91

Jean Harris Winn, 91, of Youngsville, died peacefully in her home on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in the presence of her family. She was born Sept. 1, 1922, the daughter of James Edgar Harris and Susan Morris Harris. Mrs. Winn graduated from East Carolina Teacher’s College in 1943 and...

Zollie “Zeke” Floyd, 60

Zollie “Zeke” Floyd, 60, died October 11, 2013. Zollie is survived by his spouse, Mary B. Floyd of Louisburg; two daughters, Kersha Floyd of the home and Renee Watson of Aberdeen, Md.; three sons, Quincy Floyd of the home, Anthony Evan of Rocky Mount, and Deon Evans of Charlotte;...

Margaret Johnston Wineinger, 89

Margaret Johnston Wineinger of Raleigh passed away Oct. 13, 2013. She was born in March 12, 1924, to Clement Bernard and Helen Saintsing Johnston of Wake Forest. During the latter stages of World War II, Margaret met and married Lon E. Maggart of Tennessee and had a son, Lon ...

Betsy Poole Heigl, 67

Betsy Catherine Poole Heigl, 67, of Youngsville, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Durham County, the daughter of the late Arthur Lee Poole and Mae Ferrell Poole. Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, Oct....