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Wakefield’s playoff run ends at Garner

Wakefield 7 Garner 37 by Marty Simpkins GARNER — The Wakefield High School football team will have to try again next year after losing at Garner, 37-7 Friday night in the second round of the 4AA State Playoffs. The Wolverines went up against a team that had one of the best...
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Lady Patriots win first two games of the year

Franklin Academy 52, Woods Charter 8 Franklin Academy 50, Roxboro 46 by Marty Simpkins CHAPEL HILL — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team easily got by Woods Charter on the road in their first regular season game Nov. 19, winning 52-8. The girls went undefeated in the...
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Wolverines ‘right ship’ after season opening loss

Wakefield 55, S.E. Raleigh 49 Wakefield 53, Franklinton 37 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — In their first home game of the season, the Wakefield boys basketball team took down the Southeast Raleigh Bulldogs, 55-49 last Thursday night (Nov. 20). Even though the Wolverines got the win,...
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Patriots wins on the road, loses at home

by Marty Simpkins CHAPEL HILL — Franklin Academy started off their regular season with a dominating conference win at Woods Charter, 55-33. After going 1-4 in the preseason, Coach Matt Durkin was happy to see his team come out strong and get a pivotal win to start the new yea...
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Scoreboard

Reported Nov. 19 - Nov. 24 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, 1-1 overall; loss at Knightdale,...

Kayaking class Dec. 6

RALEIGH — The city of Raleigh Parks & Recreation Department is offering an introductory-level kayaking course Saturday, Dec. 6, 1-5 p.m. Kayak Basics, a 4-hour course, takes place in a pool environment and will prepare students to paddle at the Friday night pool sessions this...
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Cougars bite down on Rolesville

Wake Forest 67 Rolesville 49 by David Allen ROLESVILLE — In their second meeting in a week’s time, Wake Forest once again bested Rolesville, this time on the Rams’ turf. Both teams had adapted and improved in even the short time since their last meeting. The Cougars played...
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Wake Forest girls hold off Rams

Wake Forest 48 Rolesville 45 by David Allen ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School girls basketball team hosted Wake Forest in a rematch game Tuesday. The now 3-0 Cougars won by just three points in their game against the Rams the previous week. Both teams are young this year...
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Titans win the Trojan Bowl

Titans 33 Seahawks 0 by Marty Simpkins CHARLOTTE — The Wake Forest Junior Pee Wee Lightning football team capped off their perfect season with a 33-0 win over the Steele Creek Seahawks last Saturday night to win the Trojan Bowl. They went a perfect 8-0 during the regular season...
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Lucas leads Cougars to second undefeated season

Wake Forest 58 Enloe 12 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Under head coach Reggie Lucas’ leadership, the Wake Forest High School football team has had undefeated seasons twice now. Finishing the regular season, the Cougars crushed Enloe Friday night 58-12, scoring 51 points by the...