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Former Wolverine Slay passes on life lessons

RALEIGH — The Neuse Christian Academy varsity and JV girls basketball teams recently hosted Katie Slay, two-time national champion and three-time Penn State All-American volleyball player  for a session on women’s empowerment through sports. Slay spoke about the valuable life...
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Wakefield wrestlers shorthanded in loss to Caps

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s wrestling team was at a disadvantage when they hit the mats against visiting Cap 8 Conference opponent Broughton High last Thursday night. The Wolverines fell to the Caps 72-10 but had to forfeit six...
Posted On 30 Jan 2014

Knowles named MVP female swimmer

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — Heritage High School swimmer Caroline Knowles was named Female MVP after the Cap 8 Conference Championship swim meet, held this past Saturday at Cary’s Triangle Aquatic Center. Knowles, a sophomore, was a dual winner and took home the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2014

February fun with Raleigh parks and rec

RALEIGH – Have fun in February and learn something new at one of these offerings by the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. Saturday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Groggy Groundhogs. Get ready for Groundhog Day at Historic Yates Mill County Park by playing groundhog...
Posted On 30 Jan 2014
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Wakefield beats Huskies in OT

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield boys basketball team trailed by as many as ten points in the fourth quarter against visiting Cap 8 Conference opponent Heritage last Wednesday, but came back to knock off the Huskies 63-61 in overtime. For the...
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Patriots send five to regional swim meet

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Five Franklin Academy swimmers will be competing this Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A/2A East Regional Meet. The event will be held at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary at 3 p.m. Freshmen...
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Husky grapplers get pinned by Millbrook

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The score between Heritage and Millbrook High School wrestling teams last Thursday was far from close but Husky coach Bryan Welsh said his team continued to fight. Millbrook won all but three of the matches and defeated Heritage...
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The buzzer sounds on Wake Forest’s victory

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — In a close game, Wake Forest High was able to edge out Broughton High Friday night for a 54-52 win. Taking the lead in the first quarter, the Cougars held on to it until the third when the Capitals slipped past and scored 17 points to...
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Wolverines get past slow start to defeat Heritage

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Wake Weekly Sports WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School girls basketball team has created a pattern of making things tougher on themselves this season. Slow starts are a recurring issue for the Wolverines and against visiting Cap 8 Conference opponent...
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Defense sparks Patriot girls to victor

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s offense was nowhere to found at times throughout its girls basketball game Friday with Roxboro Community. Fortunately, for the Patriots, their defense made up for it. The Franklin Academy girls used its...
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Rams struggle in loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — Rolesville High School basketball coach Tommy Moore knows things will eventually improve for his Rams boys team. And despite the struggles in their first season, he said the scores are not indicative of his team’s effor...
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Cougars get a win on senior night

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest wrestling team faced off on the mat against Leesville Road Thursday night and came away with a 39-34 victory. The Cougars dominated the bigger weight classes, and were able to hold out in key matches preventing the Pride...
Posted On 30 Jan 2014