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Patriots blown out in playoff loss

Franklin Academy 0 Wallace-Rose Hill 12 by Marty Simpkins TEACHEY — Franklin Academy traveled to Wallace-Rose Hill and faced off against the defending state champs, only to get crushed in the third round of the 1A State Playoffs. The Patriots lost 10-3 last Wednesday night to a...
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Wakefield survives to get crucial win

Wakefield 40 Leesville 35 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — On the last game of the season on Senior Night, the Wakefield Wolverines football team needed a win to get a guaranteed spot in the playoffs. They held on to get that win, 40-35 against Leesville Road last Friday night. The...
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Huskies looking to take next step forward with new head coach

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Last year, the Heritage men’s basketball team went 16-9 under head coach and athletic director Pat Kennedy. This year, Kennedy has given the reins to Tilden Brill so Kennedy can coach the women’s team. Brill has been an assistant at Heritage for...
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Soccer teams raise $4,800

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High School boys soccer teams held a check presentation ceremony during the school’s final regular season football game Friday. The ceremony recognized the efforts of the varsity and junior varsity teams who hosted a fundraiser during their games...
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Huskies’ dynamic duo leads the way to successful soccer season

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — This year, the Heritage high school soccer team finished 13-8-2 and made it to the second round of the 4A state playoffs before getting knocked out by Broughton. They were led by senior Hunter Weiland and junior Logan Shytle. Shytle led the Cap-8...
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Pat Kennedy takes over Huskies’ girls basketball program

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — After being the Huskies’ boy’s basketball coach since the school first opened up, Pat Kennedy steps in to lead the girls team this year. Before becoming the athletic director for Heritage, Kennedy had been a high school basketball coach for 25...
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Coach Bissette hopes to improve Wakefield basketball in his first year

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — After nine straight winning seasons, the Wakefield’s boys basketball program finished last year with a disappointing 6-14 record. This year, Athletic Director Dexter Cooley has given Mickey Bissette the chance to bring the Wolverines back to winning...
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Scoreboard – Nov. 13, 2014

Reported Nov. 5 - Nov. 11 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 Football, 8-3 overall; win at Broughton, 54-6....
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Marching Cougars celebrate winning season

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High School Marching Cougars finished their competition season Saturday in Havelock, where they won awards for percussion, music performance, drum major, visual performance, general effect and overall. It was the final competitive performance for the...
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Red Rams roll in to third round

Franklinton 3 Jordan Matthews 0 by David Allen FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton High School Red Rams soccer team made history Saturday night when they defeated the Jordan-Matthews Jets, 3-0 in the second round of the 2A boys soccer playoffs. Franklinton has never had a boys soccer...
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Marching Red Rams end season with success

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High’s Marching Red Rams brought home quite a few trophies after Saturday’s Cary Band Day competition, including firsts in color guard and drum major, and seconds in music, general effect and overall Class AAA. The Rams also won the Perkinson award, an...