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Cooper to play softball at Averett University

By: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy standout softball player Olivia Cooper will be able to continue her career beyond the prep level, attending college and playing softball at Averett University next fall. Averett, a Division III school located in...
Posted On 19 Dec 2013
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Ram wrestlers pinned by East Wake

By: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School wrestling team had a good showing against a strong East Wake team but came up short 50-24 on December 11. The visiting Warriors recorded nine pins against the Rams in the dual match. “We gave our best and...
Posted On 19 Dec 2013
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Wakefield loses Cap 8 opener to Enloe

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — One more late three pointer or one late defensive stand and things could have been different for the Wakefield High School boys basketball team Tuesday night. The Wolverines cut a 13-point halftime margin to take a lead in the fourth...
Posted On 19 Dec 2013
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Cougars downed by Wildcats

by: David Allen   WAKE FOREST — After seeing their four-game win streak come to a halt against Knightdale, the Wake Forest Cougars suffered the second loss in a row, 56-29, against conference team Millbrook High Tuesday. Wake Forest found themselves outplayed in both halves,...
Posted On 19 Dec 2013
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Wakefield loses Cap 8 opener to Enloe

by: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — One more late three pointer or one late defensive stand and things could have been different for the Wakefield High School boys basketball team Tuesday night. The Wolverines cut a 13-point halftime margin to take a lead in the fourth...
Posted On 19 Dec 2013
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Wiser in second trip to state finals, Cougars still fall to Mallard Creek

By David Allen   WAKE FOREST — The state championship game between the Mallard Creek Mavericks and the Wake Forest Cougars was held Saturday, Dec. 14. The Mavericks entered the game undefeated while the Cougars had a 12-3 record. The game was a decided win for Mallard Creek,...
Posted On 19 Dec 2013

Heritage finishes in top half

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — The Heritage High School wrestling team wrestled its way to a fifth place finish in the Southern Brawl Dual tournament held this past Saturday at Southern Durham High School. Twelve high school teams participated in the all-day event and...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013

Wolverine wrestlers take fifth

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Wakefield High School’s wrestling team took fifth place in Saturday’s Wake County Championships at Green Hope High School. Three of the Wolverines had a strong showing in their first tournament, placing third. Billy Liptrot defeated his...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013
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Cougar baseball player Fausto Turro signs letter of intent

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High School senior Fausto Turro has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Mars Hill University. Turro has played all three years at Wake Forest, including two years on the junior varsity team and was a...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013
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Wakefield’s Jordan Glass to play volleyball at George Mason

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School senior Jordan Glass has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her volleyball and education career at a four-year institution. Glass, a six-foot outside and middle hitter, is headed to George Mason...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013
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Wolverines hang on late to defeat holly springs

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Four players in double digits led the Wakefield High School boys basketball team to a 76-72 non-conference win over visiting Holly Springs Tuesday night. Timely shots, a solid defense and forced turnovers down the stretch aided the...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013
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Cougars improve, roll easily past Rolesville

byline: David Allen WAKE FOREST — The second basketball game between Wake Forest and Rolesville High showed both teams had improved in the short time they had spent apart. Although they fell behind, the Rams kept close pace with the Cougars during the first period scoring 14...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013