Rolesville tees up inaugural season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILE — It’s not often a coach has the chance to start a program from scratch, but that was the task given to Rolesville High School boys golf coach, Greg Kozar as the Rams compete in their inaugural season in the sport. And if early...

Rams ready to serve

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Jeanne Pastorius knows it’s impossible to forecast how many wins the Rolesville High School boys tennis team will record in its inaugural season. The Rams lost their season opener 9-0 last Wednesday to Southeast Raleigh in the...
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Ram girls kick off first soccer season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE—As the 2014 high school girls soccer season gets started, local coaches have finalized their teams and evaluated just what it will take to accomplish their goals. Looking forward to getting their first season underway, the...
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Patriots ready for new season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy softball team is coming off a 13-5 season and is looking to return to the NCHSAA playoffs in 2014. After winning the Carolina 12 Conference 1A division and placing third overall in the 1A/2A league last...

Run like a mother

WAKE FOREST — The Kerr Family YMCA has opened registration for the annual Mother’s Day 5K Race, Run Like a Mother, scheduled Sunday, May 11 at 8:30 a.m. The race will start on Wakefield Pines Drive, wind through Wakefield Plantation, and end with a post-race party with activities...
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Granite Falls swimmer takes third in state

ROLESVILLE — Granite Falls Makos team member MaKayla Ciancanelli finished third in the state at the N.C. 2014 age group championship in the girls 10 and under 100-meter butterfly with a time of 1:12.34. The event was held Feb. 13-16 at the Greensboro Aquatics Center, and more...
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Patriot soccer ready to take on the best

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — With an amiable mixture of experienced leadership and youth, the Franklin Academy soccer team is looking to make some headlines this season. “I really like the youth and veteran leadership on our club,” said Patriot soccer...
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Wakefield boasts deep tennis squad for 2014

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Corresponden WAKEFIELD — When outlining their vision for the 2014 tennis season, Wakefield High School coach Ken Stewart summed it up best, noting that hard work, team chemistry and a love for the game itself would be key ingredients to a successful...
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Patriot netters look to make playoffs

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — With a strong crop of seasoned returnees and a freshman who is expected to contribute right away, Franklin Academy tennis coach Greg Duffy is talking state playoffs. “I think we can build a record that will get us into the...
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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...