Rams earn first win of season

Rolesville 6, Southeast Raleigh 5 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In a breath of fresh air, in what otherwise has been a tough season, the Rolesville Rams girls soccer team got its first win of the season against Southeast Raleigh, defeating the Bulldogs 6-5. The match started with...

Rolesville Rams shut out Eagles

Rolesville 10, Enloe 0 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – The Rolesville Rams softball team blanked the Enloe Eagles for the second time this season with a 10-0 spanking Monday. Rolesville took the lead early, getting two runs in the bottom of the first and then the third. Meanwhile,...

Huskies claw past Cougars

Heritage 4, Wake Forest 1 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Teams always play a little differently when it’s a rivalry match, and that’s what happened when Wake Forest High School’s baseball team faced off against Heritage on Husky turf Thursday night before Heritage won 4-1. The...

Wildcats shut down Wolverines

Wakefield 0, Millbrook 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Wakefield extends their losing streak to five after coming up short to Millbrook at home, 2-0. The Wolverines could not get the hits they wanted against the Wildcats’ junior pitcher Reid Herring. “I think Millbrook’s pitcher...

Patriots winless against Phoenix

Franklin Academy 0, Raleigh Charter, 9 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy boys tennis were swept by Raleigh Charter, losing 9-0 in their second conference match of the season April 1. The Patriots are now 0-2 against conference opponents, but coach Gregg Duffy said...

Cougars knock it out of the park in close game

Wake Forest 3, Heritage 2 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In front of packed stands, the Wake Forest Cougars squeezed past the Heritage Huskies 3-2, in a softball match that emphasized the passion the Wake Forest community has for the sport. The April 2 game was the first time the...

Last minute goal sinks Huskies

Heritage 0, Millbrook 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage and Millbrook girls soccer held each other scoreless until the very last minute of the match when the Wildcats scored a goal to beat the Huskies at Heritage, 1-0. The goal came from sophomore Lauren Griffths, who...

Patriots softball wins their first game of the season

Franklin Academy 3, River Mill Academy 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — It took four games, but the Franklin Academy softball team earned their first win of the year at home against conference opponent River Mill Academy, 3-1. The Patriots start off their conference schedule 1-0...

Scoreboard – Week of April 9, 2015

Reported April 1 - April 7 Here are area scores reported directly from teams or from the NCHSAA-sanctioned MaxPreps.com. Any coach or parent can submit scores or other sport info to sports@wakeweekly.com Heritage High School Baseball, 11-1; wins against Wake Forest, 4-1 and...

Wakefield loses first home game to Millbrook

Wakefield 1, Millbrook 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — A first conference loss and first home loss spelled out a bad night for Wakefield girls soccer. The Wolverines came up short against Millbrook, losing 2-1 April 1. Wakefield has allowed only two goals this entire season, but...

Wakefield falls short of miracle comeback

Wakefield 17, Knightdale 18 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Down 17-6 entering the bottom of the fourth inning, the Wakefield softball team went on an 11-1 run in the last three innings, but lost to Knightdale at home, 18-17. The Wolverines had a great opportunity to score the...

Wakefield places third in Cap 8 match

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — For the first time this season, Wakefield boys golf finished ahead of Wake Forest and Heritage at the Cap 8 golf match at Wakefield Tournament Players Club (TPC) Tuesday. The Wolverines shot a team total of 165, which was third behind Broughton and...