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Soccer teams raise $4,800

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High School boys soccer teams held a check presentation ceremony during the school’s final regular season football game Friday. The ceremony recognized the efforts of the varsity and junior varsity teams who hosted a fundraiser during their games...

Veterans deserving of honor and thanks

I am a combat veteran who fought in South Vietnam. I know in my heart that we can’t let Veterans Day go by without honoring our veterans. We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the veterans of WWI and WWII. Theirs has been called the Greatest Generation, and for good reason....

Pat Kennedy takes over Huskies’ girls basketball program

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — After being the Huskies’ boy’s basketball coach since the school first opened up, Pat Kennedy steps in to lead the girls team this year. Before becoming the athletic director for Heritage, Kennedy had been a high school basketball coach for 25...

Huskies’ dynamic duo leads the way to successful soccer season

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — This year, the Heritage high school soccer team finished 13-8-2 and made it to the second round of the 4A state playoffs before getting knocked out by Broughton. They were led by senior Hunter Weiland and junior Logan Shytle. Shytle led the Cap-8...

Seniors make lots of music together

by Kathi McCorkle WAKE FOREST — More than 9,000 hours. That’s how much time a group of seniors at Wake Forest High School has devoted to the Cougars marching band. Five of them — Tanner Compton, Matthew Stevens, Katie Chang, Erin Stewart and Carly Gordon — started playing with...

One last lament on political ads

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy Finally, the stench around the TV set is clearing up after the barrage of political ads we have been subjected to for what seems like a millennium. And here we are, back with our old friends — the lawyers, the automobile hucksters, the aluminum...

Marriage debate not over yet

To the editor: Nov. 6, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld as constitutional the marriage amendments in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The Sixth Circuit’s ruling almost ensures that the United States Supreme Court will hear the issue. Of...

Legends of the fall

by John Hood Why did Democrats have a disappointing midterm election? Ask the Democrats. They’ve been thinking about this a lot and offer many explanations. Let’s explore their various legends of the fall campaign. One is that they lost because of low turnout. Well, it’s true...