Cougar golfers finish 5th, 3rd in Cap 8 matches

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wake Forest High School golf coach Justin Richards said he cannot remember a year when the Cap 8 Conference has been so competitive. “Everyone has improved and there is some great golf being played,” Richards said. The Cougars...
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Heritage track star headed to Appalachian State

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent HERITAGE — When Heritage High School senior Grant Rodgers arrives at college this fall, there won’t be much of an offseason for him. The standout distance runner signed a National Letter of Intent on February 5 to attend Appalachian State...
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Season starts with championship win

The Wake Forest challenge soccer team, CASL U14 United Blue, began the spring season with a championship win. The team participated in the YMCA Can Am Cup in Myrtle Beach March 1-2. They scored 19 goals and only allowed one score the entire tournament.
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Hasentree netters win sectional

WAKE FOREST — Hasentree Country Club’s 5.0 combo doubles 18-and-over women’s tennis team won the 2014 USTA Southern Sectionals Championship in Mobile, Ala. Feb. 28-March 2. The Southern Combo Sectionals Championship is considered the largest in the world (by player) with 108...
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Wake Forest brothers ink with Lenoir-Rhyne

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Standout Wake Forest High School football players Tyler and Samuel Newhouse have been playing organized football since the third grade. And now that their high school gridiron days are over, the seniors will remain together on...
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Franklin Academy enters season with high expectations

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ZEBULON — Success can be measured in different ways for a high school sports team. Franklin Academy boys golf coach Michael Arm-strong said like all sports, you have to put in the time and practice to be successful. “Sometimes this isn’t as...
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Sattler signs letter to play soccer at Queens

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School soccer player Matt Sattler will take his skills to the next level after signing a Letter of Intent February 5 to play at Queens University. The Royals, an NCAA Division II program, were the 2013 regular...
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Wakefield shuts out Broughton

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Wakefield High School men’s tennis team swept past their biggest Cap 8 Conference rival on Monday, recording their first ever shutout against the ranked Caps. The Wolverines won all six singles and three doubles matches in...

Patriots are 2-0 in first games

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — In their opening games of the 2014 season, the Franklin Academy girls soccer team impressed, picking up a conference and a non-conference victory and holding their opponents to just one goal. The Patriots traveled to Louisburg...
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Huskies dominate three in a row

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — The Heritage Huskies baseball team  has won three straight games in the past week. The team hosted Knightdale last Thursday amidst bad weather and low temperatures. However, the Huskies would not be stopped, and defeated the Knights 5-1....
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They’ve still got it

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s softball team returned to the field this spring after last year’s state championship appearance where they were state runner-ups. Their opening game was against Rolesville High School, the newest school in the area which...

Rolesville tees up inaugural season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILE — It’s not often a coach has the chance to start a program from scratch, but that was the task given to Rolesville High School boys golf coach, Greg Kozar as the Rams compete in their inaugural season in the sport. And if early...