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Wakefield tops Southeast Raleigh, 42-11

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — It was only a matter of time before Wakefield High School’s football team ignited. Locked in a defensive battle with Southeast Raleigh for the first quarter, the Wolverines exploded with 35 points in the second and third quarters before claiming...
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Heritage sweeps Cougars in volleyball

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School continued its recent run of success on the volleyball court, sweeping crosstown rival and Cap 8 conference opponent Wake Forest Thursday. The Huskies trailed early in the first and second games, but were able to rebound...
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Franklinton knocks out two conference foes

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High volleyball earned two conference wins this week. Sept. 12, Franklinton traveled to Warren County High for a match against the Eagles. Winning three straight sets, Franklinton proved too much for the Eagles. Set scores were...
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Every player has a buddy!

LOUISBURG — The Miracle League of Franklin County is a baseball league for children and young adults in Franklin, Vance, Granville, Warren and Wake Counties. Every player has a buddy to help with the play. No experience is needed by buddies or players. The Miracle League of held...

Patriots extend tennis win streak

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls tennis team kept their winning streak alive with a pair of victories last week. The Patriots, 7-1, made it five wins in a row after defeating Roxboro  Community on their home turf, 8-1 Friday, and Voyager Academy 7-2...

Wakefield’s Boyden beats undefeated champion

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis player Susanne Boyden handed Broughton’s Maggie Kane her first ever loss in her four-year high school career. Boyden defeated the state 4A singles champion 2-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a match played Tuesday at Broughton High...
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Heritage Netters Win Two Doubles

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s girls tennis team won two doubles matches against visiting Millbrook Tuesday, but lost the Cap 8 conference match 7-2 to the top-ranked Wildcats. E. McCray and Anna Jones of Heritage teamed together at the No. 2...