Scoreboard – Oct. 23, 2014

Reported Oct. 15 – Oct. 21 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, 6-2 overall; loss against Wake Forest,...

Gymnasts nail it at Port City Classic

YOUNGSVILLE — Tri-County Gymnastics of Youngsville sent 39 young gymnasts to Wilmington for the Port City Classic Oct. 4-5. Out of 346 participants, Delaney Nunn, 10, of Wake Forest ranked 4th overall, and also had the highest score of the day Oct. 4. Also competing was...

Kayla Holder keeps running to success

From the Sports Desk — Marty Simpkins A transfer student from Kerr Vance Academy, junior Kayla Holder, has been a big help to the Wake Forest High School cross country team. At the Cap-8 conference championship meet Oct. 14, Holder ran a time of 18:16, beating the second place...

Miracle League fall festival Saturday

LOUISBURG — The Miracle League of Franklin County will host their annual Fall Festival for children and adults with special needs, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Louisburg High School. Donations of cupcakes and cakes are being sought for the festival, as well as goody-bag...

Predator face-off: Cougars down Wolverines

Wake Forest 58 Wakefield 12 by David Allen WAKE FOREST — It’s been three years since the Predator Trophy called Wake Forest High School its home, and when the Cougars decided to reclaim it, they did it decisively with a 58-12 romp over the Wolverines. Friday’s game was...

A star on and off the field

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — Oftentimes in life you get to run into truly remarkable people. Among the talent pool that is Wake Forest High School, there is an individual who stands out. Senior Bryce Love is a top-ranked running back at 5 feet, 9-inches, 180 pounds, a track and...

Franklinton gets much-needed win

Franklinton 3 Bunn 1 by Marty Simpkins FRANKLINTON — Determination, perseverance — what else could you ask for on Senior Night? Those are the traits that best described the Franklinton volleyball team Oct. 9 as they defeated their rival Bunn at home, 3-1. It was the last regular...

Rhea Bhatia drives away the competition

by Marty Simpkins Heritage has one of the best golfers in the county, and her name is Rhea Bhatia. She is a senior who has committed to Queens University in Charlotte and will be playing for their golf team next year. After being the big star at Heritage, Bhatia will get a...

Wakefield gets revenge against Cougars

Wakefield 7 Wake Forest 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH – David Adams’ first career hat trick lifted the Wakefield soccer team over rival Wake Forest Oct. 8 at home, 7-2. After losing to the Cougars earlier in the season, Wakefield got their revenge in a big way, but Coach C.J....

Red Rams beat Vikings after two nights of football

Franklinton 19 South Granville 14 by Marty Simpkins Franklinton — When severe weather became an issue Friday night, Franklinton and South Granville had to continue their game on Monday, and the Red Rams came away as victors, 19-14. It was homecoming for Franklinton, and this game...

Scoreboard — Oct. 16, 2014

Reported Oct. 8 – Oct. 14 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, 6-1 overall; win at Enloe, 20-12. Boys...