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Patriots outlast East Wake Academy for win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Senior Jordan Maye pitched nine complete innings and gave up three runs with 11 strikeouts for Franklin Academy en route to a 4-3 win over East Wake Academy Tuesday. The Patriots took a 3-0 lead over their North Central...
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Cougars put Capitals on ice

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Sporting a 9-1 record after their 10-1 win against Broughton Wednesday, the Wake Forest Lady Cougars continue to dominate the softball field. “I was very pleased with the way that the girls played,” said Wake Forest coach Sam Hershey. “We...
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Heritage golfers aim at 4th place

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Christian Todd fired a 35 to lead the Heritage High School golf team to a fourth place finish in Tuesday’s Cap 8 Conference match played at North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh. The Huskies shot a...
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Lady Red Rams struggle with injuries and lack of practice

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s softball team has been weighed down by injuries and trouble finding opportunities to practice. With their second game against Bunn High Tuesday night resulting in a 0-11 loss, the Lady Rams search for a solution to their...
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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...