off

Making an impact with Racer X Stables

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Jeff Neese is just a local guy following his dreams. He is also the owner of the largest stable of thoroughbred racehorses in the state of North Carolina. Jeff has always been a big fan of sports. He played quarterback at Washington State University...
off

Cougars place fourth at Cap-8 wrestling tourney

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Four wrestlers from the Cougar squad placed first in their weight class at the Cap-8 wrestling tournament at Leesville Road High School. As at team, Wake Forest came in fourth with 122.5 points while other local high schools, Wakefield and Heritage,...
off

Lady Wolverines outstretch Wake Forest

Wakefield 53 Wake Forest 44 by David Allen WAKEFIELD — In spite of Kristoni Barnes being the high scorer of the night, the Lady Wolverines easily handled the Cougars in their second meeting of the season, once again coming away with a 53-44 win over their cross-town rivals.  In...

Huskies sweep Cougars

Heritage 52 Wake Forest 44 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage limited Wake Forest’s outside shooting to come away with a 52-44 win on the road. Wake Forest freshman Kayla Surles outshined her team with 19 points, but it wasn’t enough to split the season series at home...
off

Heritage High School football signing day

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Four Heritage High School football players officially signed with their college teams Wednesday morning. The players are Matt Baker, Gershom Ejoni, Jeff Gemmell and Josh Murphy. Baker signed with Elon University on a full-ride scholarship and...

Wrestling becomes Rolesville’s first winning program

by Marty Simpkins ROLESVILLE — After Rolesville defeated Knightdale Jan. 21, Rams wrestling became the first sports program in school history to finish the regular season with a winning record. Although the Rams lost to Garner Jan. 28, coach Michael Grether said that the future...
off

River Mill spoils Franklin Academy’s homecoming

Franklin Academy 46 River Mill 62 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — A more physical and dominant River Mill team took care of Franklin Academy at the Patriots’ homecoming game, besting them 62-46. The Jaguars are second in the North Central Athletic conference and the match last...
off

Scoreboard – Feb. 5, 2015

Reported Jan. 28 - Feb. 3 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 Boys Basketball, 14-7 overall; wins against Enloe, 58-43...
off

Heritage wins thriller over Wolverines

Heritage 47, Wakefield 45 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Down by two in the final minutes of play, Heritage senior Charles Johnson rallied the Huskies to a 47-45 win over Wakefield last Wednesday night at home, leaving the Wolverines winless in conference play. First-year coach...
off

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...
off

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...
off

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...