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Red Rams roll past Louisburg

FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams deftly managed the Louisburg Warriors, coming away with a 39-23 win in their opening home game Friday. The match was back and forth until late in the third quarter when Franklinton pulled completely away from Louisburg.  Play was halted for nearly 20...
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Wake Forest weathers the East Wake beast

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest High School football team defeated East Wake 27-18 at home Friday after four periods of battling them up and down the field. Upon receiving the initial kickoff, East Wake wasted little time in making a statement. On a...
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Bigger Husky team bowls over Rams

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Rolesville High School’s soccer team tested themselves against Heritage High in Thursday night’s match. While the final score was 7-0 in favor of the Huskies, Rams head coach James Overman felt positive after the game. “I think in all of...
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Wakefield breaks Huskies’ streak

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – Wakefield High’s volleyball team held out against Heritage’s onslaught Tuesday night until the very last set when they were able to drag a victory away from the equally determined Husky team. The Huskies had the initial victory, winning...
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Huskies shut out Rams in home opener

By Marty Simpkins Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — It was a shutout, blowout victory for Heritage as they defeated Rolesville 39-0 at the Huskies’ home opener Friday. For the second game in a row, the Huskies’ defense proved to be a force to be reckoned with. In their first game at...

Cycle-a-thon helps foster children

ROLESVILLE — Nonprofit organization Mercy for America’s Children will hold its second annual Cycle-a-Thon fundraiser Sept. 13 at Granite Falls Swim and Athletic Club, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. The Cycle-a-Thon will feature multiple teams each riding a stationary bike for a total...
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Huskies’ defense holds strong

  by Marty Simpkins photos by Clellie Allen HOLLY SPRINGS — It was fourth down in Heritage’s red zone with less than 30 seconds to go and Holly Springs was looking for the win. Quarterback Justin Armwood dropped back to pass and the Huskies’ pass rush was closing in. Armwood...
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Huskies thrash opposition

Heritage-10, Knightdale-1 by David Allen WAKE FOREST — Last week, Heritage High School soccer coach Scott Sloan talked about wanting to go to state playoffs and take the conference title. This week it appears they’re making a good shot to do so. With a 2-1-1 record so far, and...
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Register for Miracle League

BUNN — Registration is accepted for players age 5 and up to play in The Miracle League of Franklin County, a baseball league for children and adults with disabilities serving Franklin, Vance, Granville, Warren and Wake Counties. The unique concept of Miracle League baseball is...
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Dove season opens Monday

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters that the dove hunting season opens Monday, and to be safe throughout the season for these popular game birds. Shooting hours are a half-hour before sunrise to sunset for the entire season, including opening day. The 2014-15...
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Cougars start season large, in charge

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest dominated Friday night’s football game against Panther Creek. Allowing only 105 yards in 59 plays and a total of six first downs, it would have been a shutout if Panther Creek’s quarterback Brenden Magner hadn’t snuck in on an...