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Top Wolverines awarded

The Wakefield High School Varsity Basketball held their end-of-season award banquet March 12. Recognized at the event were the senior members of the team pictured here with assistant coach Trent Wilson.  From left, Hans Bakajika, Julian Graves, Wilson and Connor McGinnis.
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Young team works to improve

Rolesville 1, East Wake 13 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Times are tough, but Rolesville High School’s baseball team is hitting practice even harder after their last two losses to Sanderson (13-3) March 12 then Rocky Mount  (7-3) March 13. “Like any coach, I want to limit mental...
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Wake Forest overruns Rolesville

Wake Forest 7, Rolesville 0 by David Allen WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest and Rolesville High School softball teams faced off for the first time this season Tuesday afternoon. The Cougars shut out the younger Ram team, 7-0. “I think the girls really showed up last night,” Wake...
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Wakefield wins home opener

Wakefield 6, Corinth Holders 1 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — A win is a win, even if it’s due to the opponent committing eight errors. This was the case for Wakefield who defeated Corinth Holders 6-1 in their first game of the season. Coach Ed Hall admitted the main reason why his...
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Cougars bat down Rams

Wake Forest 13, Rolesville 3 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In their first game of the season, the Wake Forest and Rolesville High School baseball teams met on the Cougar’s diamond Tuesday afternoon. Wake Forest, fielding an older team, wore out the Rams’ pitchers early on allowing...
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Hard work pays off for Wakefield boys lacrosse

by Marty Simpkins Wakefield 12, Heritage 2 WAKE FOREST — In his first game as head coach for the Wakefield boys lacrosse team, John Fernandez led his team to a 12-2 road victory over rival Heritage. Fernandez credit’s the squad’s big win to their work ethic over the offseaso...
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Local athlete to play for U15 National Soccer Team

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Wakefield Middle Schooler Tori Hansen will have the opportunity to compete with the best players in the nation in hopes of someday qualifying for the Under-17 World Cup team at Carson, California next week. While there, the eighth grader will play...
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Rolesville softballers young but determined

by David Allen ROLESVILLE – In their second year as a program, Rolesville High School’s softball program is looking to hit higher goals and continue to improve on last year’s inaugural season. “Our first year was a success,” head coach Jennifer Cummings said. “We had a handful of...

Wake Forest’s Keller focusing on growth

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — In her third year as head boys tennis coach at Wake Forest High school, Cynthia Keller is excited for how her program has grown. “I see the team developing in growth and focus,” Keller said. “I have been working on developing the tennis program at...

Rolesville’s golf squad to aim for regional tourney

by David Allen ROLESVILLE — Weather has not been any kinder to the golf team at Rolesville High School than to anyone else, according to coach Gregory Kozar. They’ve already missed their first conference match, on Monday and have only been able to practice once since Feb. 16 —...

Huskies score 27 runs in first two games of the season

Heritage 12, Knightdale 3 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — With a 15-14 win over Holly Springs at home and a 12-3 blowout at Knightdale, the Heritage Huskies baseball team doesn’t have to worry about their hitting this season. In their first game of the season, against Holly...
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Scoreboard – week of March 12

Reported March 4 - 10 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 Heritage High School Baseball, 2-0; wins against Holly Springs, 15-14 and at...