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United Blue girls repeat win

For the second season in a row, the U13 Wake Forest United Blue Girls team finished with a 7-0-1 record and again finished in first place in the top CASL U13 challenge division.  Also for the second season in a row, the team led the league with 25 goals scored while only...
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Cougars unable to find a break

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Baseball coaches everywhere talk about what a fickle game baseball is. Teams can be at the top of their game, and it still isn’t enough to overcome bad luck. The Wake Forest Cougars are a prime example of this. With wins against teams...
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Maye signs with Methodist

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy senior centerfielder Jordan Maye will play baseball at Methodist University next season. Maye took a huge step toward making his goal of playing the sport at the collegiate level come true when he decided on...
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Alex Smalley fires for third in regionals

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH— Shooting the best score of his high school career on a challenging course, Wake Forest senior Alex Smalley finished third overall in Tueday’s 4A Mideast Regional golf championship. Smalley fired a 71 at the Raleigh Country Club and...
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Wakefield women’s lacrosse poised for deep playoffs run

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — On the heels of a successful 13-2 season, the Wakefield women’s lacrosse team is looking to go even further, and perhaps win the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A state championship. The Wolverines fell short...
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Wakefield tennis continues its winning streak

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School men’s tennis team kept their winning streak and undefeated record alive when they defeated the state’s number one 4A team, East Chapel Hill 6-0 Tuesday.  Both Wakefield and East Chapel Hill have been...
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Patriots offense explodes in win over Voyager

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy softball team smacked 14 hits and scored 12 runs in cruising to a 12-1 conference win over visiting Voyager Academy in a game played Friday at Flaherty Park. It was the eighth consecutive victory of the...
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Baker’s dozen for the Cougars

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars softball team have for the thirteenth straight season walked away with the conference title after their 16-3 win against Sanderson Tuesday night. “We have a proud tradition at Wake Forest,” said head coach Sam...
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Heritage seniors bring home the win

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The rematch between Heritage High’s and Wakefield’s baseball teams had a lot at stake, mainly both team’s chances at state playoffs. The Huskies also had their senior night, with a large graduating class. It was a bittersweet moment for...
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Runners remember marathoners

Boston Tribute Run draws a crowd. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Dave Cockman was one of about 105 Wake County runners who went to Massachusetts for the Boston Marathon this year. The support residents there showed for runners one year after the marathon bombing was inspiring, he...
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Miracle Easter egg hunt held April 19

 Assisting Laci Wade at the Franklin County Miracle League Easter egg hunt April 19 are, from left, Rachel Kennedy, Meagan King, Tiffany Hicks and Megan Arnold.

Rex hosts free junior golf clinic

RALEIGH — The First Tee of the Triangle offers a free golf clinic May 20, 6-7:30 p.m. at TPC Wakefield Plantation in North Raleigh. The clinic for children ages 7-17 is open to current and former First Tee participants and the general public as part of the Rex Hospital Open...