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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...
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Redhawks rugby teams crowned cup champions

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent GREENSBORO — The North Raleigh Redhawks rugby teams walked away with not one but two championship trophies from Sunday’s Carolina Cup state championship tournament. The U10 Redhawks defeated Cary in the finals while the U12 team was a 7-6...

Fall ball registration begins soon

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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Lady Wolverines lacrosse season ends

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent APEX — The Wakefield High School girls lacrosse team had no intentions of changing its approach during the playoffs. What the Wolverines do best is win. Unfortunately, their 2014 season ended in the fourth round of the North Carolina High...

Lady Huskies make second round in playoff debut

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High girls soccer team set new heights for the program as they made a first appearance against the Jack Britt Buccaneers in the state playoffs with a 11-10-3 record overall. “There was nothing but pure excitement that we made...

Late season injuries affect Heritage Lady Huskies

By David Allen WEST JOHNSTON — The Heritage High softball team had a dominating early season this year, going 15-6 overall. Their season ended Saturday in their second round playoff game with a 1-9 loss against the West Johnson Wildcats. Head coach Mark Downing and his staff had...
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Lady Patriots soccer reach Round 3

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — If Franklin Academy’s soccer team has any chance of playing for the 1A North Carolina High School Athletic Association state title, they’ll have to get past their closest rival Raleigh Charter. The top two North Central Athletic...
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Patriots playoffs run stopped

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent LOUISBURG — The Franklin Academy softball team was eliminated from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A playoffs Friday with an 8-3 loss to East Columbus. The defeat in the second round ends the Patriots season with an...
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Cougars come out flat in playoff opener

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Conference champs with a No. 1 seed for the state softball tournament, the 16-1-1 Wake Forest softball team was slated to be a top contender for the state title as they entered the playoffs. But all of that expectation was dashed on...
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Huskies fight for each other to the very end

By David Allen Staff Writer CARY — The Heritage High Baseball team has been a role model this season of what a team can accomplish after surviving a trial by fire. Making it to the third round of the state playoffs is an accomplishment any team would be proud of. For the Huskies,...
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Record leap makes history

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — It’s not every day you get to see a school’s history being made, even rarer to be a part of making it. But for Franklinton High School high jumper Charity Snelling, she got to do just that.. Charity leapt to both a new personal and new...