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Hard work pays off for Wakefield boys lacrosse

by Marty Simpkins Wakefield 12, Heritage 2 WAKE FOREST — In his first game as head coach for the Wakefield boys lacrosse team, John Fernandez led his team to a 12-2 road victory over rival Heritage. Fernandez credit’s the squad’s big win to their work ethic over the offseaso...
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Local athlete to play for U15 National Soccer Team

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Wakefield Middle Schooler Tori Hansen will have the opportunity to compete with the best players in the nation in hopes of someday qualifying for the Under-17 World Cup team at Carson, California next week. While there, the eighth grader will play...
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Rolesville softballers young but determined

by David Allen ROLESVILLE – In their second year as a program, Rolesville High School’s softball program is looking to hit higher goals and continue to improve on last year’s inaugural season. “Our first year was a success,” head coach Jennifer Cummings said. “We had a handful of...

Wake Forest’s Keller focusing on growth

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — In her third year as head boys tennis coach at Wake Forest High school, Cynthia Keller is excited for how her program has grown. “I see the team developing in growth and focus,” Keller said. “I have been working on developing the tennis program at...

Rolesville’s golf squad to aim for regional tourney

by David Allen ROLESVILLE — Weather has not been any kinder to the golf team at Rolesville High School than to anyone else, according to coach Gregory Kozar. They’ve already missed their first conference match, on Monday and have only been able to practice once since Feb. 16 —...

Huskies score 27 runs in first two games of the season

Heritage 12, Knightdale 3 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — With a 15-14 win over Holly Springs at home and a 12-3 blowout at Knightdale, the Heritage Huskies baseball team doesn’t have to worry about their hitting this season. In their first game of the season, against Holly...
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Scoreboard – week of March 12

Reported March 4 - 10 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, 2-0; wins against Holly Springs, 15-14 and at...
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We are the Champions!

Wake Forest Parks and Recreation basketball league winners in pictures.
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Knights edge Huskies in state tourney

Heritage 60, N. Durham 66 by Marty Simpkins DURHAM — When the final buzzer sounded at Northern Durham High School, the 2014-15 season was over for the Heritage boys basketball team. The Huskies traveled to Northern for the first round of the state tournament and lost, 66-60....
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Lady Patriots pull up short in third round

Franklin Academy 38, Roxboro Community 42 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — For the first time in school history, the Franklin Academy girls basketball team made it to the third round of the 1A state tournament. Unfortunately for them, that’s where their season’s journey ended...
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Wolverines end season at D.H. Conley

Wakefield 45, D.H. Conley 56 by Marty Simpkins GREENVILLE — Lack of practice due to the weather conditions for the Lady Wolverines basketball team led to a 56-45 loss at D.H. Conley according to coach Art Wollett. Wakefield lost in the first round of the state tournament for the...
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Wake Forest track feeling weather pinch

WAKE FOREST — Bad weather has not made things easy for the The Wake Forest High School track and field team as they prepare for their first meet of the season March 11 at Leesville, 3:30 p.m. Nonetheless, Coach Patrick Marsh-all is optimistic about his team’s performance, stating...