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Cougars stumble to Wildcats

Wake Forest 48, Millbrook 77 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest High school knew what they were facing in their second matchup with conference leader Millbrook Tuesday night, but the Wildcats were still able to come away with a 77-48 win. “In the first meeting with...
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Wake Forest falls to intense Sanderson lineup

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — Wrestling senior night at Wake Forest high school was held Thursday against Sanderson High School. The Cougars had a difficult night, losing 58-18, with Sanderson getting three forfeits in their favor on top of winning six of the eleven remaining...
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Patriots bounce back from losing streak

Franklin Academy 58, Woods Charter 33 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — After a four-game drought, the Franklin Academy boys basketball team netted a solid 58-33 win against Woods Charter at home Tuesday night. It was also senior point guard Trevor Troutman’s first home game back...
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Wakefield girls get win over conference rival Heritage

Wakefield 43, Heritage 30 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Unselfish play, nine steals and only six turnovers gave the Wakefield girls basketball team a 43-30 win over cross-town rivals Heritage Wednesday. Coach Art Wollett said that the reason was lack of turnovers. He was...
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Cougars keep it close with Millbrook

Wake Forest 72, Millbrook 86 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In their second meeting this season, Wake Forest and Millbrook High school boys basketball teams played an intense four quarters Tuesday night before the Wildcats walked away with their 86-72 win. While the now 18-1...
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Lady Patriots rebound after first loss of season

Franklin Academy 53, Woods Charter 13 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — After letting their perfect season slip away, the Franklin Academy Lady Patriots rebounded in style by blowing out Woods Charter 53-13 Tuesday. Saturday, Franklin Academy fell to Roxboro Community 42-37 and...
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Lady Wolverines win third in a row

Wakefield 62, Sanderson 46 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Playing for the home crowd, the Lady Wolverines blew out Sanderson 62-46, improving to a 6-2 conference standing. It was Wakefield’s third win in a row, despite a game marked by 49 fouls between the two teams. The last time...
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Wakefield falls one point short on senior night

Heritage 39, Wakefield 38 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Wakefield came within one point of Heritage on the Wolverines’ Senior Night, losing 39-38 to the Huskies. Nonetheless, Heritage coach Thomas Durham was not pleased with the one-point win made possible only by four Wakefield...
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Wakefield wins after 12 straight losses

Wakefield 52, Sanderson 49 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — The Wakefield boys basketball team defeated Sanderson in a tight game at home, 52-49. It was the Wolverines’ first win since Nov. 24 of last year and their first conference win this season. Coach Mickey Bissette shared his...

Red Rams wrestling fights for third with small lineup

by David Allen WAKE FOREST – With only nine of their 14 wrestlers in their lineup and one of their starters out, Franklinton High school was still able to finish third in the Riverside Invitational Saturday. “The guys performed well and are showing a lot of improvement with...

Wake Forest Parks & Rec youth basketball scores reported Jan. 27

Editor’s note: The younger teams do not keep score, so only the matches are listed. Tuesday, Jan. 20 9-10 Boys West Miners 26 vs. Wolverines 33 Miners: Gregory Devoe 2, Carson Lewis 1, Mason Primm 4, Kholton Myers 15, Jack Cummings 4 Wolverines: AJ Smalls 9, Dante Tilman 4,...