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Four Wakefield athletes choose their college

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Three track stars and a volleyball standout from Wakefield High School made their college commitments April 15. Dasia Sanders and Je’May Ward will go to Hampton University, while Tia Robinson will run for the University of Kentucky. The lone volleyball...
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Huskies lose first home game of the season

Heritage 2, Leesville 4 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s 12-game winning streak was snapped Friday night after their baseball team lost to Leesville Road, 4-2. Heritage was 8-0 at home coming into the game and Leesville got their revenge on the Huskies by giving them...
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A special kind of golfer

by Marty Simpkins To some, golf is just a hobby and a sport. To Alex Smalley, it’s a lifelong dream of becoming one of the greatest to ever play the game. Alex is a senior at Wake Forest High School and is rated as one of the best high school golfers in the state of North...
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Wakefield boys lacrosse lose another close one

Wakefield 6, Holly Springs 7 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Wakefield boys lacrosse came up one goal short at home against Holly Springs, losing 7-6 April, 16. Earlier this season, the Wolverines lost at Enloe, 13-12, and April 2 they lost at Millbrook 8-7. “The losses are always...
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Rec Day parade launches season

Rolesville was filled with smiles, laughter and lots of “play ball” as the annual Rec Day parade and first games marked the beginning of spring ball season Saturday. Rolesville boasts one of the fastest growing youth softball and baseball programs in the area for kids ages 4-14....
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Scoreboard – Week of April 23, 2015

Reported April 15 - April 21 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 Baseball, 14-3; losses against Leesville Road, 4-2...
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Rams earn first win of season

Rolesville 6, Southeast Raleigh 5 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In a breath of fresh air, in what otherwise has been a tough season, the Rolesville Rams girls soccer team got its first win of the season against Southeast Raleigh, defeating the Bulldogs 6-5. The match started with...
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Rolesville Rams shut out Eagles

Rolesville 10, Enloe 0 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – The Rolesville Rams softball team blanked the Enloe Eagles for the second time this season with a 10-0 spanking Monday. Rolesville took the lead early, getting two runs in the bottom of the first and then the third. Meanwhile,...
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Huskies claw past Cougars

Heritage 4, Wake Forest 1 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Teams always play a little differently when it’s a rivalry match, and that’s what happened when Wake Forest High School’s baseball team faced off against Heritage on Husky turf Thursday night before Heritage won 4-1. The...
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Wildcats shut down Wolverines

Wakefield 0, Millbrook 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Wakefield extends their losing streak to five after coming up short to Millbrook at home, 2-0. The Wolverines could not get the hits they wanted against the Wildcats’ junior pitcher Reid Herring. “I think Millbrook’s pitcher...
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Patriots winless against Phoenix

Franklin Academy 0, Raleigh Charter, 9 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy boys tennis were swept by Raleigh Charter, losing 9-0 in their second conference match of the season April 1. The Patriots are now 0-2 against conference opponents, but coach Gregg Duffy said...
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Cougars knock it out of the park in close game

Wake Forest 3, Heritage 2 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In front of packed stands, the Wake Forest Cougars squeezed past the Heritage Huskies 3-2, in a softball match that emphasized the passion the Wake Forest community has for the sport. The April 2 game was the first time the...