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Cougars search for balance

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s baseball team hasn’t had its best year this season, and after their 0-6 loss to Broughton Wednesday, it hasn’t gotten better. Their record of 6-12, is not terrible, but it’s not where Cougar coach Kevin Lynch wants the team...
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Patriots send four to regionals

Correspondent RALEIGH — The Franklin Academy tennis team will send a school record four players to the 1A East Regional Individual Tournament, which will be played in Greenville May 2-3. Jonathan Venable, Patrick Duffy, Cyrus Richardson and Sam Blevins qualified for the regional...
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Rams girls soccer scores first win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE— Rolesville High School is getting used to its new sports programs getting in the win column. The latest one is the girls soccer team. Not only did the Rams score their first goal of the season but they won their first varsity...
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Wake Forest continues to train

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Still ironing out the kinks and working to get continuity, Wake Forest Lady Cougars soccer coach Jeremiah Mattingly continues to guide his team after their 2-9 loss to Leesville Monday night. “We were able to pressure more,” said...

Heritage coach Kennedy takes new challenge

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent Tilden Brill becomes new Heritage boys basketball coach, while Pat Kennedy looks to turn the fortunes of the Husky girls. WAKE FOREST — Pat Kennedy has spent the past four years building the Heritage High School boys basketball program into...
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Wolverines rally in second half

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Wakefield men’s lacrosse team won Monday night against Enloe in a crushing victory of 10-6. While the ending was a decided win for the Wolverines, it wasn’t without a rocky second period. “We still have to work on our basics and...
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Rams drop two conference matches

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent KNIGHTDALE — The Rolesville High School tennis team dropped their last two matches, falling 1-8 to Knightdale High on Monday before losing by the same score to visiting Harnett Central on April 9. Both meetings were Greater Neuse River...
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Holt brothers bring NFL to Raleigh

RALEIGH — Former N.C. State and NFL stars Torry and Terrence Holt will host the third annual Holt Brothers Football Camp, which provides advanced football skills training from a wide range of guest instructors for children of all ages and experience levels, June 28 at the Dail...
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Strong bats, solid pitching lead Patriots to win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent SILER CITY — Franklin Academy senior pitcher Gianna Buccellato pitched seven innings and struck out nine Chatham Charter batters as the Patriots captured a 16-9 non-conference win on Monday. “Gianna worked very hard to lead the team to a...
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Rams softball earns second win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School softball team tallied 14 hits in a 12-0 shutout victory Friday over Greater Neuse River Conference opponent Southeast Raleigh. The win was the second for the Rams, which improved to 2-9 overall and 2-4...
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Cougars dominate non-conference games

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest High softball team, now 8-1, won two games this past week, one against Sanderson and the other versus Knightdale High. Hosting Sanderson on Friday, the Cougars allowed only three runs, and scored 16 of their own. “We...
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Young team lacks experience, has tenacity

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars Lacrosse team has had a rough first season so far with three losses in the past week, 2-13 to Sanderson, 3-13  to Enloe and 3-13 to Millbrook. The team has nonetheless fought hard each game, chasing down...