Huskies sweep Cougars

Heritage 52 Wake Forest 44 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage limited Wake Forest’s outside shooting to come away with a 52-44 win on the road. Wake Forest freshman Kayla Surles outshined her team with 19 points, but it wasn’t enough to split the season series at home...
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Heritage High School football signing day

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Four Heritage High School football players officially signed with their college teams Wednesday morning. The players are Matt Baker, Gershom Ejoni, Jeff Gemmell and Josh Murphy. Baker signed with Elon University on a full-ride scholarship and...

Wrestling becomes Rolesville’s first winning program

by Marty Simpkins ROLESVILLE — After Rolesville defeated Knightdale Jan. 21, Rams wrestling became the first sports program in school history to finish the regular season with a winning record. Although the Rams lost to Garner Jan. 28, coach Michael Grether said that the future...
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River Mill spoils Franklin Academy’s homecoming

Franklin Academy 46 River Mill 62 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — A more physical and dominant River Mill team took care of Franklin Academy at the Patriots’ homecoming game, besting them 62-46. The Jaguars are second in the North Central Athletic conference and the match last...
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Scoreboard – Feb. 5, 2015

Reported Jan. 28 - Feb. 3 Here are area scores reported directly from teams or from the NCHSAA-sanctioned MaxPreps.com. Any coach or parent can submit scores or other sport info to sports@wakeweekly.com Heritage High School Boys Basketball, 14-7 overall; wins against Enloe, 58-43...
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Heritage wins thriller over Wolverines

Heritage 47, Wakefield 45 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Down by two in the final minutes of play, Heritage senior Charles Johnson rallied the Huskies to a 47-45 win over Wakefield last Wednesday night at home, leaving the Wolverines winless in conference play. First-year coach...
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Cougars stumble to Wildcats

Wake Forest 48, Millbrook 77 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest High school knew what they were facing in their second matchup with conference leader Millbrook Tuesday night, but the Wildcats were still able to come away with a 77-48 win. “In the first meeting with...
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Wake Forest falls to intense Sanderson lineup

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — Wrestling senior night at Wake Forest high school was held Thursday against Sanderson High School. The Cougars had a difficult night, losing 58-18, with Sanderson getting three forfeits in their favor on top of winning six of the eleven remaining...
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Patriots bounce back from losing streak

Franklin Academy 58, Woods Charter 33 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — After a four-game drought, the Franklin Academy boys basketball team netted a solid 58-33 win against Woods Charter at home Tuesday night. It was also senior point guard Trevor Troutman’s first home game back...
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Wakefield girls get win over conference rival Heritage

Wakefield 43, Heritage 30 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Unselfish play, nine steals and only six turnovers gave the Wakefield girls basketball team a 43-30 win over cross-town rivals Heritage Wednesday. Coach Art Wollett said that the reason was lack of turnovers. He was...
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Cougars keep it close with Millbrook

Wake Forest 72, Millbrook 86 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In their second meeting this season, Wake Forest and Millbrook High school boys basketball teams played an intense four quarters Tuesday night before the Wildcats walked away with their 86-72 win. While the now 18-1...
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Lady Patriots rebound after first loss of season

Franklin Academy 53, Woods Charter 13 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — After letting their perfect season slip away, the Franklin Academy Lady Patriots rebounded in style by blowing out Woods Charter 53-13 Tuesday. Saturday, Franklin Academy fell to Roxboro Community 42-37 and...