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Rams get easy softball win over Southeast Raleigh

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Rolesville High School softball team only needed five innings to take down Greater Neuse River Conference foe Southeast Raleigh as it won 14-1 Monday. Abby Taylor pitched the complete game, allowing one run on one hit with ten...
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Patriot golfers win four straight

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — Franklin Academy’s golf team returned from Treyburn Country Club in Durham Monday with their fourth consecutive first-place finish. With the win, the Patriots continue to be the top team in the North Central Athletic Conference. “We...
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Wakefield tennis players advance to semis

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis players Bo Boyden and Blake Carter won both of their Cap 8 Conference tournament matches, advancing in tomorrow’s (Wednesday) singles semifinals at Raleigh’s Millbrook Exchange Park. The scores,...
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Lady Patriots win 7th straight game

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Seeking its seventh consecutive victory, the Franklin Academy softball team soundly defeated North Central Athletic Conference opponent East Wake Academy by a score of 25-3 Tuesday afternoon. The visitors got on the scoreboard...
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Patriots outlast East Wake Academy for win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Senior Jordan Maye pitched nine complete innings and gave up three runs with 11 strikeouts for Franklin Academy en route to a 4-3 win over East Wake Academy Tuesday. The Patriots took a 3-0 lead over their North Central...
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Cougars put Capitals on ice

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Sporting a 9-1 record after their 10-1 win against Broughton Wednesday, the Wake Forest Lady Cougars continue to dominate the softball field. “I was very pleased with the way that the girls played,” said Wake Forest coach Sam Hershey. “We...
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Heritage golfers aim at 4th place

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Christian Todd fired a 35 to lead the Heritage High School golf team to a fourth place finish in Tuesday’s Cap 8 Conference match played at North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh. The Huskies shot a...
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Lady Red Rams struggle with injuries and lack of practice

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s softball team has been weighed down by injuries and trouble finding opportunities to practice. With their second game against Bunn High Tuesday night resulting in a 0-11 loss, the Lady Rams search for a solution to their...
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Cougars search for balance

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s baseball team hasn’t had its best year this season, and after their 0-6 loss to Broughton Wednesday, it hasn’t gotten better. Their record of 6-12, is not terrible, but it’s not where Cougar coach Kevin Lynch wants the team...
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Patriots send four to regionals

Correspondent RALEIGH — The Franklin Academy tennis team will send a school record four players to the 1A East Regional Individual Tournament, which will be played in Greenville May 2-3. Jonathan Venable, Patrick Duffy, Cyrus Richardson and Sam Blevins qualified for the regional...
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Rams girls soccer scores first win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE— Rolesville High School is getting used to its new sports programs getting in the win column. The latest one is the girls soccer team. Not only did the Rams score their first goal of the season but they won their first varsity...
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Wake Forest continues to train

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Still ironing out the kinks and working to get continuity, Wake Forest Lady Cougars soccer coach Jeremiah Mattingly continues to guide his team after their 2-9 loss to Leesville Monday night. “We were able to pressure more,” said...