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Cougars downed by Wildcats

by: David Allen   WAKE FOREST — After seeing their four-game win streak come to a halt against Knightdale, the Wake Forest Cougars suffered the second loss in a row, 56-29, against conference team Millbrook High Tuesday. Wake Forest found themselves outplayed in both halves,...
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Wakefield loses Cap 8 opener to Enloe

by: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — One more late three pointer or one late defensive stand and things could have been different for the Wakefield High School boys basketball team Tuesday night. The Wolverines cut a 13-point halftime margin to take a lead in the fourth...
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Wiser in second trip to state finals, Cougars still fall to Mallard Creek

By David Allen   WAKE FOREST — The state championship game between the Mallard Creek Mavericks and the Wake Forest Cougars was held Saturday, Dec. 14. The Mavericks entered the game undefeated while the Cougars had a 12-3 record. The game was a decided win for Mallard Creek,...

Heritage finishes in top half

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — The Heritage High School wrestling team wrestled its way to a fifth place finish in the Southern Brawl Dual tournament held this past Saturday at Southern Durham High School. Twelve high school teams participated in the all-day event and...

Wolverine wrestlers take fifth

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Wakefield High School’s wrestling team took fifth place in Saturday’s Wake County Championships at Green Hope High School. Three of the Wolverines had a strong showing in their first tournament, placing third. Billy Liptrot defeated his...
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Cougar baseball player Fausto Turro signs letter of intent

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High School senior Fausto Turro has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Mars Hill University. Turro has played all three years at Wake Forest, including two years on the junior varsity team and was a...
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Wakefield’s Jordan Glass to play volleyball at George Mason

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School senior Jordan Glass has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her volleyball and education career at a four-year institution. Glass, a six-foot outside and middle hitter, is headed to George Mason...
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Wolverines hang on late to defeat holly springs

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Four players in double digits led the Wakefield High School boys basketball team to a 76-72 non-conference win over visiting Holly Springs Tuesday night. Timely shots, a solid defense and forced turnovers down the stretch aided the...
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Cougars improve, roll easily past Rolesville

byline: David Allen WAKE FOREST — The second basketball game between Wake Forest and Rolesville High showed both teams had improved in the short time they had spent apart. Although they fell behind, the Rams kept close pace with the Cougars during the first period scoring 14...
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Rolesville wrestlers go 3-2 in tourney

  By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — Rolesville High’s 3-2 performance during Saturday’s Southern Brawl Dual wrestling tournament didn’t exactly surprise anyone. Certainly not Ram’s wrestling coach Michael Grether. After all the Rolesville wrestlers made history last...
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Wakefield struggles in early season contests

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Thursday’s game against Southeast Raleigh was just too big of a mountain to overcome for the Wakefield High School girls basketball team. The visiting Bulldogs, 5-0, which were a final four team in last year’s 4A state playoffs, buried...
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Heritage boys, girls win at swim meet

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Both the boys and girls Heritage High School swim teams claimed first place in last Thursday’s meet at North Carolina State University’s Recreation Aquatics Center. It marked the first time in the school’s history that the two Husky teams...