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Cougars hand Wakefield their first loss

Wake Forest 9, Wakefield 7 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — When two undefeated teams play each other, someone has to lose. That was the story at Wake Forest Tuesday night, where the Cougars softball team defeated their rival Wakefield, 9-7. Wake Forest remains unbeaten with a 6-0...

Cougars and Huskies represented well in Cap-8 golf

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest and Heritage tied for second place at the Cap-8 golf match at Heritage Golf Club Tuesday. For the second time this season, Wake Forest’s senior Alex Smalley was the top medalist. He shot a 34 for the match, which was two under par for...

A new team on roster for Cougars

by David Allen Expanding on its sports programs, Wake Forest High School is fielding a junior varsity lacrosse team this year, the first boys lacrosse team to be at the school. Lead by seasoned lacrosse coach Jay Boriotti, the program is already popular with 31 players on the...
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Scoreboard – April 2, 2015

Reported March 25 - March 31 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, 9-1; win at Enloe, 17-0. Boys Lacrosse,...
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Half an ounce from victory

by Marty Simpkins Bass fishing tournaments were held at Falls Lake Saturday. Local fishermen endured the cold weather for hopes of catching “the big one.” One of the tournaments was the BNB (Bass N Bucks) Bassmasters of Raleigh. Fishermen from all over the area put their boats in...
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Heritage wins first Wake County Spring Break Invitational

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage defeated Apex Friday, 11-1, Fuquay-Varina Saturday, 5-4 and Holly Springs Monday, 7-2, sweeping the first Wake County Spring Break Invitational tournament. As the host, Heritage had the home field advantage  which they worked to their...
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Red Rams steamroll first half of season

Franklinton 5, Bunn 2 by David Allen FRANKLINTON – On a hot streak, Franklinton High School’s girls soccer team has remained undefeated after their first two weeks and are currently 6-0. Most recently, they’ve bowled over Bunn, 5-2, Faith Christian Academy, 5-1, and Durham School...
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Wakefield graduate now coaching in the MLS

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Former Wakefield High School goalkeeper Alec Dufty is now training goalkeepers at the professional level. Alec accepted a job at Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC (Football Club) to be their Goalkeeping Director for the Toronto FC Academy. While there,...
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Red Rams flourish under new coach

Franklinton 0, Bunn 1 by David Allen Franklinton – This season will be a turning point for the Franklinton High School baseball program as new coach Ryan Whitney takes the reigns. “My first impressions have been very positive,” Whitney said. “A number of guys have shown a real...
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Huskies lose home opener

Heritage 0, Sanderson 2 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage girls soccer has not had a great start to the season, losing to Sanderson, 2-0. The loss drops Heritage to 1-3-1 and still winless in conference play. Sanderson on the other hand, gets their first conference win of...
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Patriots struggle in home opener

Franklin Academy 1, Granville Central 12 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy Patriots girls softball team didn’t have the best home opener, Tuesday, losing to the Granville Central Panthers by a lopsided 12-1. The loss came on the heels of a 10-0 spanking by...

Cougars show their teeth in early season meet

by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest High school competed in the 2015 Phoenix Classic at Elon University Saturday and placed 21 in girls and 11 in boys overall with only four athletes. “We went out to the Phoenix Invitational at Elon with a couple of our returning runners,”...