Scoreboard – week of Feb. 4

Reported Jan 27 - Feb. 2 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. Wake Forest High School Boys Basketball, 10-10 overall; losses at Millbrook,...

The biggest college basketball game you’ve never heard of

RALEIGH — Author of The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball’s Lost Triumph, Scott Ellsworth, will discuss the book and hold a book signing at Jones Theatre, Fine Arts Building, Ravenscroft School, 7409 Falls Of Neuse Road, Raleigh, Thursday, Feb. 11,...

Cougars fall to Huskies

WAKE FOREST — It was rivalry week for Wake Forest’s boys basketball team. The Cougars lost their rematch to Heritage Tuesday, but swept Wakefield Friday. In their recent matchup against Heritage, Wake Forest lost on the road, 61-52. The Cougars beat the Huskies earlier this...

Heritage football players make college commitments

  WAKE FOREST — Three Heritage football players made their college commitments on signing day yesterday (Wednesday). Brandon Felton, Kellan Werness and Jack Doyle will be moving on to the collegiate level next fall. Felton signed with Lenoir-Rhyne University. "I felt...

Red Rams make coaching changes

FRANKLINTON — Two major coaching changes are happening at Franklinton High School for the spring and next fall season. For girls soccer, Isaac Welker will return to coaching on the sidelines as an assistant to current head coach Bert Woodburn. Welker was the head coach for both...

Heritage sweeps rival Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls basketball team defeated Wake Forest for the second time this season with a 55-36 outing at home Tuesday. Even though the two teams are rivals on the court, they share friendships off the court, being childhood friends and playing club basketball...

Patriot’s Hughes selected for national honor

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy soccer player Nick Hughes has been nominated for the USA Today Gatorade Player of the Year. The award goes to the best high school athlete in the country for their respective sport. Nick Hughes led the Patriots to their first 1A state championship...

Cougars, Huskies churn out conference finalists

RALEIGH — Wake Forest’s wrestling team produced three Cap 8 conference champions at the Cap 8 championship tournament at Sanderson Saturday. The Cougars, who are also the Cap 8 regular season champions, finished second as a team behind Leesville Road. The Pride had six individual...

Red Rams win conference title

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s wrestling team won the 2A Northern Carolina conference championship tournament Saturday at Roanoke Rapids. The Red Rams came in first place as a team with 162 points ahead of South Granville’s 148 points. Franklinton also produced five individual...

Second-half surge helps Wakefield beat Wake Forest

‘It’s not about the scoreboard, it’s about us and whether or not we’re getting better when we step out onto the basketball court.’ Pat Surles, Wake Forest WAKE FOREST — Wakefield’s girls basketball team trailed 32-28 at halftime in their road game against Wake Forest. The...

Carolina Youth Lacrosse Club gearing up for spring

Carolina Youth Lacrosse Club (CYLC) is entering its third season as a program and is looking for young lacrosse players to join their league. CYLC is the only youth lacrosse club in the Triangle area and they are based in Wake Forest. Owners Jay Boriotti and Jamie Riedel are high...

Cougars clinch Cap 8 title

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s wrestling team won their match 47-31 at Sanderson Jan. 21 to win the Cap 8 conference title. It’s the Cougars’ first Cap 8 title since 2012 and they won it in the final match of the regular season. Five Wake Forest wrestlers pinned their opponent in...