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Local golfers prepared for 2014 season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The high school golf season is the shortest of any sport but it’s a mad dash, leading up to the regional and state tournaments in hopes of shooting the lowest scores of the season. Wake Forest, Heritage and Wakefield were set...
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Local wrestling goes national

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The National United Wrestling Association for Youths held its annual championship at Wake Forest High School Saturday. With wrestlers from across the state competing, this was a chance for kids younger than six to 18. Local wrestlers from...
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Huskies victorious in first home game

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Heritage High hosted their first home game of the season this Wednesday against Athens Drive. The Huskies boast an experienced team this year, with many players returning for their fourth year. This was shown as they beat Athens Drive...
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Years of training pay off

Find more state tournament photos here. By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The North Carolina State wrestling championships were held this past weekend. Three local 4A schools sent wrestlers to the tournament. While only three wrestlers made it onto the podium, t...
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Area grapplers win big at state tourney

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Lady Cougars end season strong

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest Lady Cougars held their last two games of the regular season last week. Wednesday’s game against Wakefield was a rivalry rematch that the Cougars were able to take the lead early on and hold on to it for the win, 40-38. “We...

Patriot girls end season in first round playoff loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST— The Franklin Academy girls basketball team ended its season Monday in a loss to KIPP Pride High School 29-27 in the first round of the 1A NCHSAA state playoffs. The Panthers, a 14th seed, from Gaston headed into the game with a...
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Patriot girls take conference title

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team capped its 23-3 season by winning the North Central Athletic Conference tournament Friday. The Patriots beat River Mill 46-43 in the final game after a 61-24 victory against Kestrel Heights...
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Wolverines’ offense sluggish in playoff loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Wakefield High School girls basketball team fell behind early and could never catch up to Millbrook and lost 67-41 in Monday’s first round of the NCHSAA 4A state playoffs. A slow start and abundance of turnovers and missed...
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Teams play their last games for pride

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Cougars played their last regular season games this week. Defeating Wakefield 79-60, and then defeating Enloe 78-63, Wake Forest will end their season with a 9-13 record and Wakefield will end theirs with a 6-14 record. The Wakefield...
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Husky to swim at Queens University

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School senior Miles Saunders had a dream of playing college football since he was six years old. But that all changed when Saunders headed into his junior year. After playing junior varsity football as a...
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Lady Wolverines hit from above the arch in lopsided win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD— Wakefield High School’s girls basketball team shot past visiting Leesville-Road 88-35, on the strength of 17 3-pointers in Friday’s Cap 8 Conference game. The Wolverines also topped the 80-point mark for the first time this season...