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Lady Hammers get solid win

KNIGHTDALE — The East Wake Soccer Association ’99 Lady Hammers, with a couple of players from the Youngsville and Wake Forest areas, won the N.C. Youth Soccer Association Spring Classic League U14 Girls First East Division championship.  The Lady Hammers went 8-0-1 and will now...
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Tennis court resurfacing scheduled

WAKE FOREST — The tennis courts at Flaherty Park, 1226 N. White St., will be closed starting Monday for repair and resurfacing. Repairs include scraping, removal of grass and weeds, sealing cracks, resurfacing and refurbishing the net posts. Eight pickleball courts will also be...
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Youngsville travel team wins in shootout

YOUNGSVILLE — The Franklin Wake Fiorentina soccer team, a U10 challenge team from Youngsville, won their division in the Coast Spring Classic soccer tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C. April 27. To claim the title, the Fiorentina had to shoot their way out of a match that was tied...
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Katowitz will play basketball at Hampden-Sydney

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School senior Josh Katowitz will further his academic and basketball career at Hampden-Sydney College starting this fall. “I made my final decision about Hampden-Sydney after I compared academic opportunities and,...
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Rec superintendent named

WAKE FOREST — Monica A. Lileton has been named Recreation Programs Superintendent of the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) department. Lileton will be responsible for managing the PRCR department’s recreation programs division, which oversees a variety...
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CASL U-15 is off to Baton Rouge

WAKE FOREST — Local boys soccer team, the CASL U-15 Elite Black, won the prestigious N.C. State Cup tournament at Bryan Park Soccer Complex in Greensboro May 17. The N.C. State Cup is a statewide tournament that takes place over three weekends. The Elite Black will now travel to...
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Cougar captain heads to Barton College

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High celebrated the signing of Tatyana Jackson to Barton College, a Division II, private, liberal arts college in Wilson, on April 23. Jackson has a 3.5 GPA and will be studying business. Jackson was the team captain for the...

Parks and Recreation Briefs – May 29, 2014

WAKE FOREST — Youth and adult fall baseball and softball registration in Wake Forest begins June 2. Applications for youth baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 6-16 will be accepted through June 30. The in-town registration fee is $40 and the out-of-town fee is $80. The...
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Wakefield brings it all home

The Wakefield tennis team has achieved what was thought impossible. Winning their third 4A tennis state title places them on a level above any team in the state. From left are Blake Carter, Nathan Johnson, Jensen Martin, Kyle McKeeman, Bo Boyden, Michael Portera, Davis Larrabee...
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Wake Forest’s Smalley to compete with the pros

WAKEFIELD — This year’s Rex Hospital Open Junior Invitational produced two winners. Alex Smalley, from Wake Forest High School, finished 2-under-par 69 and Grant Houser, from Campbell University in Buies Creek, finished with an even par 71. Each won their respective division at...