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Wakefield loses first home game to Millbrook

Wakefield 1, Millbrook 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — A first conference loss and first home loss spelled out a bad night for Wakefield girls soccer. The Wolverines came up short against Millbrook, losing 2-1 April 1. Wakefield has allowed only two goals this entire season, but...
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Wakefield falls short of miracle comeback

Wakefield 17, Knightdale 18 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Down 17-6 entering the bottom of the fourth inning, the Wakefield softball team went on an 11-1 run in the last three innings, but lost to Knightdale at home, 18-17. The Wolverines had a great opportunity to score the...
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Wakefield places third in Cap 8 match

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — For the first time this season, Wakefield boys golf finished ahead of Wake Forest and Heritage at the Cap 8 golf match at Wakefield Tournament Players Club (TPC) Tuesday. The Wolverines shot a team total of 165, which was third behind Broughton and...
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Patriots celebrate win

Franklin Academy 12, River Mill Academy 2 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Not only did Franklin Academy win their first baseball game of the season against River Mill Academy, 12-2, but their two senior captains celebrated their 18th birthday. The Patriots blew out the Jaguars...
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Wolverines stomp Spartans

Wakefield 19, Sanderson 3 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Averaging a goal every two minutes, Wakefield girls lacrosse crushed Sanderson at home, 19-3. The Wolverines remain undefeated with a 5-0 record and they also tied their season-high in goals scored Monday night. The scoring...
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Red Rams dominate conference meet

by David Allen FRANKLINTON – The Red Rams track and field program swept both boys and girls competitions during a conference meet between Franklinton, Southern Vance and N.C. High School of Science and Math. The girls won with 87 overall points to Science and Math’s 39 a...

Wake Forest walks out with victory over Wakefield

Wake Forest 5, Wakefield 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Three Wakefield pitchers walked 11 Wake Forest batters and the result was a 5-1 win for the Cougars Tuesday night. Three out of the five runs scored by Wake Forest were because of bases on balls. “Offensively, it was not...
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Wolverines lacrosse ‘school’ Cougars

Wakefield 18, Wake Forest 0 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – The more experienced Wakefield faced off against cross town rival Wake Forest Tuesday night for a girls lacrosse conference match. The Wolverines won the night’s competition, 18-0 for an undefeated record of 6-0, while the...
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Patriots take down Red Rams tennis

FRANKLINTON — Franklin Academy’s boys tennis team defeated Franklinton, 8-1 on the road last Thursday. The win increases Franklin Academy’s record to 4-2 this season. Franklinton’s only win of the day was by their number one player, Kyler Longworth. Franklin Academy’s number one...
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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...