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Wakefield women’s lacrosse poised for deep playoffs run

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — On the heels of a successful 13-2 season, the Wakefield women’s lacrosse team is looking to go even further, and perhaps win the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A state championship. The Wolverines fell short...
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Wakefield tennis continues its winning streak

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School men’s tennis team kept their winning streak and undefeated record alive when they defeated the state’s number one 4A team, East Chapel Hill 6-0 Tuesday.  Both Wakefield and East Chapel Hill have been...
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Patriots offense explodes in win over Voyager

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy softball team smacked 14 hits and scored 12 runs in cruising to a 12-1 conference win over visiting Voyager Academy in a game played Friday at Flaherty Park. It was the eighth consecutive victory of the...
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Baker’s dozen for the Cougars

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars softball team have for the thirteenth straight season walked away with the conference title after their 16-3 win against Sanderson Tuesday night. “We have a proud tradition at Wake Forest,” said head coach Sam...
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Heritage seniors bring home the win

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The rematch between Heritage High’s and Wakefield’s baseball teams had a lot at stake, mainly both team’s chances at state playoffs. The Huskies also had their senior night, with a large graduating class. It was a bittersweet moment for...
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Runners remember marathoners

Boston Tribute Run draws a crowd. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Dave Cockman was one of about 105 Wake County runners who went to Massachusetts for the Boston Marathon this year. The support residents there showed for runners one year after the marathon bombing was inspiring, he...
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Miracle Easter egg hunt held April 19

 Assisting Laci Wade at the Franklin County Miracle League Easter egg hunt April 19 are, from left, Rachel Kennedy, Meagan King, Tiffany Hicks and Megan Arnold.

Rex hosts free junior golf clinic

RALEIGH — The First Tee of the Triangle offers a free golf clinic May 20, 6-7:30 p.m. at TPC Wakefield Plantation in North Raleigh. The clinic for children ages 7-17 is open to current and former First Tee participants and the general public as part of the Rex Hospital Open...
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Not enough hits; errors result in 12-1 Rams loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent BENSON — West Johnston scored 10 runs in the third and fourth innings to break open a tie game and went on to defeat visiting Rolesville High School 12-1 in a Greater Neuse River softball matchup. “We were playing good ball,” said Rams...
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Patriot golfers win conference

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — Winning their last five matches and finishing first in the North Central Athletic Conference, the Franklin Academy golf team has accomplished what no other golf team in the program’s history has achieved. The Patriots fulfilled...
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Wakefield tennis remains undefeated with first round win

By Becky Kimbrell Norris  Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Not unexpectedly, the Wakefield High School tennis team is already making a racket in the postseason and Tuesday was an indication. The Wolverines, the 2014 Cap 8 Conference champions, defeated visiting opponent South Central,...
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Wakefield claims soccer battle against Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell Norris  Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The battle of the crosstown Cap 8 conference soccer matchup ended in favor of the Wakefield girls Monday night. The Wolverines team posted a 3-0 victory against the home team Heritage Huskies, keeping their win streak alive at...