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Cougars roar past Trojans

Wake Forest 27 Garner 13 by Marty Simpkins Photos by David Allen WAKE FOREST — The Cougars physically dominated the Garner Trojans, 27-13 Friday night to win the 4-AA East Regional Championship. With the win, Wake Forest advances to the State Championship game for the second year...

An example of excellence

Heritage Middle School girls soccer program records third perfect season in row. by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — The Heritage Middle School girls soccer team just finished their third undefeated season in a row. Not only that, they also went the whole season without allowing a...
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Lady Patriots undefeated after win against Louisburg

Franklin Academy 44 Louisburg 37 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Another game, another win for the Franklin Academy girls basketball team as they defeated Louisburg, 44-37. Even though the record indicates that the girls are perfect, Coach Erin Thornton knows that they’re not...
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Wakefield looking for sense of direction

Wakefield 50 Jordan 61 Story and photos by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — The Wakefield boys basketball team lost to Jordan Tuesday night at home, 61-50. The Wolverines lost to the Falcons in their first game of the season and after this loss, Coach Mickey Bissette is scrambling to...
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Wake Forest fails to mesh

Wake Forest 57 Knightdale 70 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest High School boys basketball team suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of Knightdale Tuesday night. In what would become a 57-70 loss, the Cougars struggled throughout the game to mesh and find each other...
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Patriots lose in hard-fought game to Louisburg

Franklin Academy 49 Louisburg 59 Photos and story by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — The Patriots will drop below .500 this year after a loss at home to Louisburg, 59-49. There were multiple times in the game where Franklin Academy could have given up to a faster and more athletic...

Lady Rams defeat Heritage for second win of the season

Rolesville 41 Heritage 33 by Marty Simpkins ROLESVILLE — The Lady Rams won their second game in a row in a 41-33 overtime victory over the Heritage Huskies at home Friday night. Rolesville lost to Heritage earlier this season, but were able to attain the victory this time. Coach...
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Heritage sweeps Rolesville in dominating win

Heritage 61 Rolesville 36 Photos and story by Marty Simpkins ROLESVILLE — The Heritage boys basketball team beat Rolesville for the second time this year, 61-36 Friday night at Rolesville. Coach Tilden Brill of Heritage stressed the fact that defense wins games in basketball and...
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Scoreboard – week of Dec. 11, 2014

Reported Dec. 3 - Dec. 9 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 •Boys Basketball, 5-2 overall; wins at Holly Springs,...
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Cougars state championship bound

Wake Forest scrubs Garner for the 4-AA East Regional title in football for a third chance in five years at the state crown. Wake Forest 27 Garner 13 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — The Cougars physically dominated the Garner Trojans, 27-13 last Friday night to win the 4AA Eastern...
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‘I knew my brothers had my back’

Wake Forest 28 Millbrook 21 by David Allen WAKE FOREST - Wake Forest High School’s football team won a tough game Friday against Millbrook in the third round of the 4AA state championship. Now heading to the Regional Championship against Garner Magnet, the Cougars will have to...
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Wake Forest’s Grandy goes to Southern Miss

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest senior Kylie Grandy has signed with the University of Southern Mississippi for a full scholarship to play volleyball. The NCAA Division I school’s volleyball team is led by head coach Amanda Berkley whom Grandy has gotten to know since...