Fear the forest and raise funds

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High Booster Club sponsors its Fear the Forest fundraiser at Trentini Stadium Wednesday, Oct. 22, during the powderpuff football game from 5 to 8 p.m. Money will be raised as senior athletes volunteer to take a pie in the face, coaches are dunked in...

Youth basketball coaches needed

WAKE FOREST — The parks and recreation department is looking for adults interested in volunteering their time one night a week and an hour on Saturdays to coach youth basketball teams of all age groups. Youth leagues are offered for boys and girls ages 5-17. Team practices are...

The Scoreboard: reported Oct. 1 – Oct. 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 Football, 5-1 overall; win against Sanderson, 35-13. Boys Soccer, 8-6-2 overall;...

Nail biting match ends with a bang

Wakefield: 3 Sanderson: 2 by David Allen RALEIGH — Thursday night’s volleyball game between Wakefield and Sanderson looked to be a game like any other. Sanderson, however –an underrated 4-11 team– would not go down without a fight, and put on a spectacular match. The Wolverines,...

Wakefield runs over Enloe for second conference win

Wakefield High School: 41 Enloe High School: 28 by Marty Simpkins WAKEFIELD — The Wolverines’ running game was the talk of the night after Wakefield defeated conference opponent Enloe, 41-28 last Friday night at home. Wakefield had 136 total yards rushing on 20 carries in...

Heritage refuses to fall to Leesville Road

Heritage 3 Leesville Road: 3 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Down 3-1, Heritage was able to put the game into overtime and come away with a tie at home against Leesville on the first night of October, 3-3. The Pride is ranked second in the conference with a 5-1-1 record, but they...

Franklin Academy volleyball sweeps Raleigh Charter in big conference rivalry match

Franklin Academy: 3 Raleigh Charter: 0 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Not only did the lady Patriots sweep Raleigh Charter Tuesday night, 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-11) but with the win, they also swept their opponent for the season. Franklin Academy defeated their conference rival...

Wake Forest gets swept by undefeated Broughton

Wake Forest High School: 0 Broughton High School: 3 By Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Even after winning back-to-back road games, the Cougars’ volleyball team couldn’t handle the undefeated Broughton Capitals at Wake Forest. The final score was 3-0 (12-25, 2-25, 15-25)...

Heritage wins against a tough Sanderson team

Heritage: 3 Sanderson: 1 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Heritage high school’s volleyball team hosted Sanderson in a conference game Tuesday night. The Huskies were coming off of a tough loss to Leesville Road so the outcome was important for conference placing. The first...

Huskies build a program of learning, fun

by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In her inaugural season Leanna Winstead has created an environment at Heritage High School’s tennis program that encourages players of all skill levels to get better with each game they play, and to have fun doing it. “Even though we did...

Patriots improve despite adversity

Franklin Academy: 3 Chatham Charter: 6 Franklin Academy: 6 Voyager Academy: 3 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy girls tennis improves to 10-3 after a 3-6 loss to Chatham Charter and a big win against Voyager Academy, 6-3. Chatham Charter was a school that defeated...