Rolesville Runners Making Strides

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris GARNER — Michael Grether’s girls and boys cross country teams at Rolesville High School are making strides towards becoming competitive in their inaugural season. The squad is running, getting faster and improving their times, according to Grether. “We...
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Miracle League in the spotlight

LOUISBURG — This week’s spotlight players of the week are the Brown family. Stephen and Jenny Brown family have nine children playing with The Miracle League of Franklin County as well as older siblings helping as buddies. From left to right are Nicholas, Jeremy, Ian, Oksana,...
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Wakefield girls defeat heritage on the courts

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s girls tennis team defeated visiting Heritage 5-4 in a close Cap 8 Conference match, played Sept. 19 on the Wolverine courts. The Wakefield team won five singles matches while the Husky girls captured one singles match...
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Wolverines work overtime for a soccer win

by Becky Kimbrell Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High’s boys soccer team is proving that resiliency is a trait that they have in spades after a 3-1 double overtime win against Leesville Road, Monday. After losing their last three games, this victory helped the Wolverines improve to...
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Cougars finish first at Wakefield TPC

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD —The Wake Forest girls golf team captured their first Cap 8 conference match win this season during Tuesday’s round at the Wakefield TPC. The Cougars finished with 130 points ahead of Heritage and Wakefield, which tied for second with matching...
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Big first half enough for Huskies in 41-35 win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage Huskies and East Wake football teams each played one half of strong football Friday night at Heritage High School. The Huskies dominated in the first half, the Warriors in the second. The 27-point lead Heritage built up in the...

Wolverines lose the battle of unbeatens

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Anytime two top-ranked volleyball teams meet, the encounter is bound to be a battle. That’s especially true when both squads are walking onto the court undefeated in conference play. Both Wakefield and Broughton High School volleyball teams...
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Wakefield’s Boyden beats undefeated champion

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis player Susanne Boyden handed Broughton’s Maggie Kane her first ever loss in her four-year high school career. Boyden defeated the state 4A singles champion 2-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a match played Tuesday at Broughton High...
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Cougars and Wolverines split XC dual race

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Calvin Ulrich of Wake Forest crossed the finish line first in a dual 5K cross country meet between the Cougars and Wakefield High September 11. Ulrich finished with a time of 17:56.50 on Wake Forest’s Flaherty Park course and led the Cougars...
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Patriot runners take second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris CARY — Franklin Academy’s girls and boys cross country team both finished second in Tuesday’s 5K race held at Bond Park in Cary. Host Raleigh Charter won the girls and boys race. East Wake Academy was third in the girl’s race and placed fourth in the boys...
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Patriots shut out Roxboro

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Six different Patriots scored goals in Franklin Academy’s 8-0 win Sept. 9 against visiting Roxboro Community. The Patriots improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. “I thought we controlled the ball well...

Wakefield tops Southeast Raleigh, 42-11

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — It was only a matter of time before Wakefield High School’s football team ignited. Locked in a defensive battle with Southeast Raleigh for the first quarter, the Wolverines exploded with 35 points in the second and third quarters before claiming...