Husky, Wolverine swimmers compete shorthanded

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — Both the Heritage High School and the Wakefield High swim teams were undermanned in Wednesday’s Cap 8 Conference meet at Cary’s Triangle Aquatic Center, but still placed in some events. The Huskies had several swimmers who could not...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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Heritage golfer will play at BYU

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent HERITAGE — There was never any doubt that Kendra Dalton would have the opportunity to play college golf. The Heritage High School senior, who graduated last month, knew for a very long time that she wanted to attend Brigham Young University....
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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Cougars lose too much ground to rebound

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Playing hard is how you win games, but sometimes it’s too little too late. This was the case when the Wake Forest Lady Cougars faced off against Leesville Road Friday night. Even though Wake Forest only scored 13 points in the first three...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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Huskies fall flat against Millbrook

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — A bad offensive showing by the Heritage High School boys basketball team Friday resulted in a rout in which the Huskies would end up on the wrong side. The Heritage team turned in one of their worst offensive performances of...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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Wake Forest can’t overcome slow start

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s boys basketball team struggled to climb out of the pit they had dug in the first half as they faced off against Leesville Friday. Although they put on a valiant effort in the fourth period, it wasn’t enough to stop the...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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Aussies defeat Yanks in friendly match

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team was dealt their second defeat of the season Thursday by a club team from Australia. The U18 Frankston Blues won the game 56-22, keeping their record perfect during their 21-day...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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Wake Forest, Heritage wrestle in WRAL tourney

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Anthony Brito of Heritage High School lost his first wrestling match of the season during Saturday’s WRAL Wrestling Invitational held at Athens Drive High School. Brito, 14-1, had to settle for second place after losing by decision to Ian...
Posted On 31 Dec 2013
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Brabrand, Love named Cap 8 players of the year

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Wake Forest High School junior running back Bryce Love and Wakefield senior quarterback Evan Brabrand were recently named Co-Cap 8 Conference football players of the year. Love rushed for 1,914 yards and 24 touchdowns this season and helped...
Posted On 31 Dec 2013
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Wakefield’s Bender named all-american

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School senior volleyball player Gabby Bender has been named to the MaxPreps High School All-American volleyball team. Benda, who recently signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball next fall at Marquette University,...
Posted On 31 Dec 2013
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Rams still searching for first win

 by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   ROLESVILLE — After nine games, the Rolesvile High School boys varsity basketball team is still searching for its first win. Thursday, the Rams played their closest game of the season but came up short against Greater Neuse River Conference...
Posted On 26 Dec 2013
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Wake Forest Tennis names Avery Cup League Champs

The Wake Forest Area Tennis Association has ended the Fall 2013 Avery Cup League season — crowning champions in two divisions. In Avery Cup, teams are made up of two women and two men who play pro sets of doubles and mixed doubles. At season’s end, all teams play in the playoffs...
Posted On 26 Dec 2013

Heritage’s Brito remains undefeated

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — A couple of local high school wrestlers had a solid showing at Saturday’s Sonny Inskip Wrestling Invitational. Freshman Anthony Brito of Heritage High School placed first in his weight class as did Nasid Barrow of Wake Forest High. Brito...
Posted On 26 Dec 2013