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Cougars win on senior night

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars soccer team has had a tough season so far, but that didn’t stop them from giving it their best shot Thursday against Enloe. With the seniors leading the team, the Cougars were able to score a goal to win the...
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Patriot golfers finish sixth at regional match

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CLINTON — Franklin Academy sophomore Grant Lewis shot an 84 in Monday’s 1A Mideast Regional match to secure a spot in next week’s 1A North Carolina High School Athletic Association state tournament. However Lewis was the only Patriot to post...
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Wakefield evens the score

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — In an upset win, Wakefield’s softball team proved too much for the weakened Heritage to handle Tuesday night. The rematch was important for both teams’ chances in the playoffs and as such they played with equal fire. “I knew their...
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Patriots tennis loses in second round

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent TARBORO- The Franklin Academy tennis team’s quest for a deep run in the 1A North Carolina High School Athletic Association dual team championship came to an end Tuesday. The Patriots, which earned a berth as a wild card, lost 4-5 to Tarboro,...
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Wake Forest Lacrosse celebrates first senior night

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The inaugural year for the Wake Forest lacrosse team has been rough, but rewarding. Holding their first of many senior nights, coach Laura Pierrie had the pleasure of honoring her seven seniors on Friday. The seniors this year were Skyler...

Patriot girls fall short in rivalry game

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — The Franklin Academy girls soccer team places a great deal of emphasis on their games against conference opponent Raleigh Charter, believing a win over them can change the course of the their season. But in their latest meeting Monday...
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Wolverines upset Leesville Road in thriller

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Wakefield High School girls soccer team provided a pretty good display of how to work a counterattack to generate not only offensive chances but goals to hand Leesville Road its second conference loss of the season. The...
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Texans are flag football champs

The i9 Texans were named the i9 Sports Winter Major Division champions for flag football in March, in the 9-11 year-old league. Playing for the i9 Texans are, from back left, Mitchell Hewlett, Chase Warner, Alex Caywood, coach Morgan Caywood, James White, Zack Martin, Devin...
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United Blue girls repeat win

For the second season in a row, the U13 Wake Forest United Blue Girls team finished with a 7-0-1 record and again finished in first place in the top CASL U13 challenge division.  Also for the second season in a row, the team led the league with 25 goals scored while only...
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Cougars unable to find a break

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Baseball coaches everywhere talk about what a fickle game baseball is. Teams can be at the top of their game, and it still isn’t enough to overcome bad luck. The Wake Forest Cougars are a prime example of this. With wins against teams...
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Maye signs with Methodist

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy senior centerfielder Jordan Maye will play baseball at Methodist University next season. Maye took a huge step toward making his goal of playing the sport at the collegiate level come true when he decided on...
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Alex Smalley fires for third in regionals

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH— Shooting the best score of his high school career on a challenging course, Wake Forest senior Alex Smalley finished third overall in Tueday’s 4A Mideast Regional golf championship. Smalley fired a 71 at the Raleigh Country Club and...