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Wakefield tennis winning streak continues

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The No. 1-ranked 4A Wakefield High School men’s tennis team continues their impressive season after two wins over Leesville Road and Wake Forest last week. The Wolverines have now won 12 consecutive matches after they were able...

Patriot netters go 2-1

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST—The Franklin Academy men’s tennis team went 2-1 in their past three games, as they hit the midway point of the 2014 season. With a 9-0 non-conference win over visiting Chatham Charter, the Patriots improve to 5-3 overall. In...
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Triangle Tarheels sweep tournament

WAKE FOREST — The Triangle Tarheels seventh-and eighth-grade girls basketball teams swept the competition to win regional tournaments in their divisions in Fayetteville over the weekend. Playing for the eighth grade team are Valencia Carroll (30), Valencia Carroll (30), Eliniya...
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Register for the Big Muddy Race

YOUNGSVILLE — It’s almost time to get muddy. The Big Muddy Challenge is returning to Hill Ridge Farms April 26. This family-focused mud run is a great opportunity for families to bond while promoting healthy exercise and lots of fun. Proceeds are shared with Big Brothers Big...
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Wakefield undefeated season in reach

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CHAPEL HILL — After extending its 2014 win streak to double digits this week, the Wakefield High School men’s tennis team aims for an undefeated season. The Wolverines know the ramifications of the big win streak. On top of their dominance...
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Rolesville earns first softball victory

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent HARNETT CENTRAL — Rolesville High School is fielding a softball team for the first time and the Rams did not have to wait too long to get the first win in the program’s inaugural year. It came Monday in their eighth game of the season. The...
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Patriots remain undefeated with shutout win

WAKE FOREST — After taking an 8-0 shutout win against North Central Athletic Conference rival Voyager Academy Tuesday, the Franklin Academy girls soccer team remains undefeated at 4-0. It is the second shutout this season for the Patriots, which held a 6-0 halftime lead over...
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Huskies take control in final innings

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Braving the cold wind and rain Tuesday, Wake Forest and Heritage took the field in their rivalry match. The Cougars, with a 5-3 record coming in, hoped to right the mistakes they made against the Wolverines the previous week. With a...
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Wakefield women’s lacrosse moves to 6-0

Correspondent RALEIGH — A two-goal, four-assist outing by Ashley Blawas propelled the Wakefield women’s lacrosse team to a 19-2 win over Cap-8 conference opponent Millbrook on Tuesday. Head coach Denna Grasso’s squad remains undefeated at 6-0 and is ranked among the top five 4A...
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Lack of practice keeps teams from their peak

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – After weeks of bad weather impeding practice, Wake Forest and Heritage met despite both coaches wishing they had more time to prepare. “We did the best we could considering the cold and rainy conditions,” said Wake Forest coach Patrick...
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Lady Patriots take one, lose one

WAKE FOREST — Gianna Buccellato used her arm to lead the Franklin Academy softball team to a 2-0 win over Cary Academy Tuesday. Buccellato not only pitched a shutout but also struck out five batters along the way to give the Patriots their second win of the season. “We played our...