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Husky records no-hitter

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — On March 21 against Enloe, Heritage High’s baseball team made history as pitcher Blake Walters threw a no-hitter for the 1-0 shutout win. The Huskies boast a 11-2 record so far this season, and are 4-1 in conference play. We were able to...
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Golfers have tough day at Wakefield TPC

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Tuesday was a tough day for some of the local high school golf teams at the Wakefield TPC. The Wake Forest High School team finished fourth with a score of 159 in the Cap 8 Conference match, but the Wakefield and Heritage golfers...
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Wakefield tennis

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School boys tennis team swept Millbrook 9-0 Tuesday to remain undefeated this season. The Wolverines are currently ranked as the state’s number two 4A tennis program according to mytennisleague.com, behind East...
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Patriots score big in conference win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — Franklin Academy scored 23 runs and banged out 18 hits in their conference opener Friday at Voyager Academy. The Patriots improved to 3-4 overall and they are 1-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. The 23-1 win came two days...
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Patriots ladies hold off Red Rams

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — Meeting for the first time this year, Franklin Academy and Franklinton High’s women’s soccer teams faced off Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Rams were coming off of a 9-0 win against school rival Louisburg High, while the Patriots hoped to...
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Patriot golfers finish first

By David Allen Staff Writer GRAHAM— Franklin Academy’s golf team captured a seven-team match Tuesday, firing a team total of 174. The win was the third consecutive one for the Patriots in the North Central Athletic Conference match played at Southwick Golf Course in Graham....
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Patriots netters go 1-1

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy men’s tennis team improved to 6-4 after splitting their last two matches against East Carteret High School and Southern Vance. This past Friday, despite competing without their top six players, the Patriots...
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Last second goal lifts Patriots

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WILSON — With 10 seconds left in regulation, junior Paige Roberson netted Franklin Academy’s game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over West Brunswick High School in Saturday’s Brittany Invitational Soccer Showcase in Wilson. The exciting...
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Play ball!

Wake Forest’s Delane Smith, center, slides to third base and makes it safely as Heritages Hannah Eckert, No. 8, looks to the referee for confirmation and Laura Sales, No. 12, tries to tag Smith out. Wake Forest defeated their cross-town rivals in a close match that ended 2-1.
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Gerber’s goals lifts Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — In what was a fast and physical battle between two local high school soccer teams, it was Heritage that came away with a 2-1 non-conference victory over visiting Franklin Academy last Thursday. With the match tied 1-1 halfway...
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Franklinton’s new coach brings fresh drive

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High’s new coach Doug Blowe hopes to bring a new passion for baseball under his training. Now at 2-6 after their 5-9 loss to rival Louisburg, the Red Rams know the areas in need of work. “I was a head coach at Riverside High...
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Red Rams stuggle with rivals

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — With a positive and excited coach, the Franklinton Lady Rams look forward to becoming better with each game. Over the last few weeks, the Lady Rams have competed against multiple teams, but have also suffered from injuries, sickness and...