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Scoreboard – week of Feb. 12, 2015

Reported Feb. 3 - Feb. 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 Boys Basketball, 15-8 overall; loss against Millbrook,...
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Heritage sweeps Wakefield in blowout win

Heritage 74, Wakefield 34 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — It was a senior night to forget at Wakefield after the Wolverines lost to their rival Heritage, 74-34 in boys basketball Tuesday night. The two rivals played two very different games this year. The first matchup at Heritage...
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Free turkey hunting seminar

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold free turkey hunting seminars on the Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education, 1751 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, March 3, 5 and 17 in anticipation of the upcoming spring turkey...
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Love tips cap to Stanford

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — The auditorium at Wake Forest High School was standing room only Friday afternoon as students, school staff, media and fans amassed to hear the answer to the burning question: Which school was going to be lucky enough to get Bryce Love’s commitment....
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Town to show Cougars team love on Feb. 14

WAKE FOREST — The town is hosting a special community celebration Valentine’s Day to honor the 2014 Wake Forest High School football team. The festivities will begin at 4 p.m., right as the downtown Mardi Gras activities end. Last season the Cougars advanced to the 4AA state...
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Lady Patriots lose first home game this season

Franklin Academy 49 River Mill 55 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — It’s been a tough week for the Franklin Academy girls basketball team. After losing at Roxboro Community Jan. 17, the Lady Patriots dropped another one to River Mill Friday night, 55-49. Coach Erin Thornton said...

Register now for Dream and Miracle leagues

Spring is around the corner and for children with special needs, it’s time to register for Wake Forest’s Dream League or Franklin County’s Miracle League. Wake Forest The Wake Forest Dream League is a baseball league designed for children with special needs ages 5-21....
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Pickleball gets its own league

WAKE FOREST — An adult pickleball league has been added to the roster of Wake Forest recreational offerings. Considered one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong. The sport is played on a badminton-sized...
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Cougars out-claw Wolverines in rematch

Wake Forest 53 Wakefield 44 by David Allen WAKEFIELD — The Cougars once again batted down the Wolverines, winning the second meeting between the two rivals 53-44, on Wakefield’s home court, Friday. After Wake Forest took a small lead in the first quarter on the heels of Cougar...
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Making an impact with Racer X Stables

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Jeff Neese is just a local guy following his dreams. He is also the owner of the largest stable of thoroughbred racehorses in the state of North Carolina. Jeff has always been a big fan of sports. He played quarterback at Washington State University...
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Cougars place fourth at Cap-8 wrestling tourney

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Four wrestlers from the Cougar squad placed first in their weight class at the Cap-8 wrestling tournament at Leesville Road High School. As at team, Wake Forest came in fourth with 122.5 points while other local high schools, Wakefield and Heritage,...
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Lady Wolverines outstretch Wake Forest

Wakefield 53 Wake Forest 44 by David Allen WAKEFIELD — In spite of Kristoni Barnes being the high scorer of the night, the Lady Wolverines easily handled the Cougars in their second meeting of the season, once again coming away with a 53-44 win over their cross-town rivals.  In...