Rams girls soccer scores first win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE— Rolesville High School is getting used to its new sports programs getting in the win column. The latest one is the girls soccer team. Not only did the Rams score their first goal of the season but they won their first varsity...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Wake Forest continues to train

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Still ironing out the kinks and working to get continuity, Wake Forest Lady Cougars soccer coach Jeremiah Mattingly continues to guide his team after their 2-9 loss to Leesville Monday night. “We were able to pressure more,” said...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Heritage coach Kennedy takes new challenge

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent Tilden Brill becomes new Heritage boys basketball coach, while Pat Kennedy looks to turn the fortunes of the Husky girls. WAKE FOREST — Pat Kennedy has spent the past four years building the Heritage High School boys basketball program into...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Wolverines rally in second half

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Wakefield men’s lacrosse team won Monday night against Enloe in a crushing victory of 10-6. While the ending was a decided win for the Wolverines, it wasn’t without a rocky second period. “We still have to work on our basics and...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Rams drop two conference matches

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent KNIGHTDALE — The Rolesville High School tennis team dropped their last two matches, falling 1-8 to Knightdale High on Monday before losing by the same score to visiting Harnett Central on April 9. Both meetings were Greater Neuse River...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Holt brothers bring NFL to Raleigh

RALEIGH — Former N.C. State and NFL stars Torry and Terrence Holt will host the third annual Holt Brothers Football Camp, which provides advanced football skills training from a wide range of guest instructors for children of all ages and experience levels, June 28 at the Dail...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Strong bats, solid pitching lead Patriots to win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent SILER CITY — Franklin Academy senior pitcher Gianna Buccellato pitched seven innings and struck out nine Chatham Charter batters as the Patriots captured a 16-9 non-conference win on Monday. “Gianna worked very hard to lead the team to a...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Rams softball earns second win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School softball team tallied 14 hits in a 12-0 shutout victory Friday over Greater Neuse River Conference opponent Southeast Raleigh. The win was the second for the Rams, which improved to 2-9 overall and 2-4...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Cougars dominate non-conference games

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest High softball team, now 8-1, won two games this past week, one against Sanderson and the other versus Knightdale High. Hosting Sanderson on Friday, the Cougars allowed only three runs, and scored 16 of their own. “We...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Young team lacks experience, has tenacity

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars Lacrosse team has had a rough first season so far with three losses in the past week, 2-13 to Sanderson, 3-13  to Enloe and 3-13 to Millbrook. The team has nonetheless fought hard each game, chasing down...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Blake McShea is top golfer in Greater Neuse conference

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent FOUR OAKS — Rolesville High School golfer Blake McShea is currently atop the Greater Neuse River Conference leaderboard by three strokes with just two matches remaining on the Rams schedule. McShea, a sophomore, has placed in the top four of...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Pretty’s goal keeps Wakefield girls lacrosse undefeated

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Julie Anne Pretty scored the game-winning goal with 16 seconds left on the clock as the Wakefield High women’s lacrosse team posted a 17-15 victory over Broughton on April 9 to remain undefeated. With the score knotted 15-15 with...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014