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
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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