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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
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Rolesville wrestlers go 3-2 in tourney

  By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — Rolesville High’s 3-2 performance during Saturday’s Southern Brawl Dual wrestling tournament didn’t exactly surprise anyone. Certainly not Ram’s wrestling coach Michael Grether. After all the Rolesville wrestlers made history last...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013
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Wakefield struggles in early season contests

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Thursday’s game against Southeast Raleigh was just too big of a mountain to overcome for the Wakefield High School girls basketball team. The visiting Bulldogs, 5-0, which were a final four team in last year’s 4A state playoffs, buried...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013
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Heritage boys, girls win at swim meet

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Both the boys and girls Heritage High School swim teams claimed first place in last Thursday’s meet at North Carolina State University’s Recreation Aquatics Center. It marked the first time in the school’s history that the two Husky teams...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013
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Cougars’ defense crashes through Middle Creek.

By David Allen    WAKE FOREST — For a team to make it into the high school state football championship finals, they need to be strong. After a few hiccups late in the regular season, the Wake Forest Cougars have found their strength, at just the right time. Playing four...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013

Wakefield wins $25,000 grant

  WAKEFIELD — Tripp Crayton, Principal of Wakefield High School, says it every day on the announcements, and Wakefield students have gotten used to hearing it now: It’s all about the W!  When you think about what that statement might mean, State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

Triangle Tarheels holds tryouts Dec. 8

WAKE FOREST — The Triangle Tarheels are holding tryouts Dec. 8 at the Wake Forest Boys and Girls Club, 325 S. Wingate St. Fifth and sixth grade girls will try out 2-4 p.m. Third and fourth grade boys will try out 4-6 p.m. Fifth and sixth grade boys will try out 6-8 p.m. For more...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013
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Franklin Academy Boys escape with narrow win Win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— Franklin Academy junior Brandon Hanson had 20 points, seven rebounds and four steals and made two key free throws in the closing seconds as the Franklin Academy boys basketball team escaped with a 53-50 win Monday night against...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013
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Heritage wrestlers top Rolesville 59-18

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School wrestlers recorded early pins and came away with a 59-18 victory over visiting Rolesville in a match November 26. The Huskies got off to a fast start, pinning five of their first seven opponents. “I’m really happy...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

Rolesville girls, boys swim to fourth place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   CARY — Both the girls and boys swim teams at Rolesville High School finished in fourth place during a meet Nov. 26 at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary. The Rams finished behind teams from Garner, Cary and East Wake High Schools. “I am very proud...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013