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Young driver makes impact

FRANKLINTON — NASCAR driver Brayton Haws, 15, of Franklinton, presents a check for $2,165 to representatives from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society after collecting donations in advance of his Sept. 13 race at Hickory Motor Speedway. Pictured are, from left, Meredith Johnson,...
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Huskies drop 10th match of the season at Millbrook

Heritage 2 Millbrook 7 by Marty Simpkins Raleigh — The Huskies continue struggling, losing 7-2 at Millbrook Monday. Alexandria Scott of Heritage won her match due to Millbrook’s number one player retiring with a migraine. Even though Sara Talley and Janelle Maffucci lost their...
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Cougars crush the Capitals

Wake Forest 60 Broughton 20 by David Allen WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Cougars’ football team remains the only undefeated team in the Cap 8 conference after Friday night’s 60-20 victory against Broughton. While the Cougars are no strangers to overpowering victories this season,...
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Scoreboard – Oct. 2, 2014

Reported Sept. 24 - Sept. 30 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 Football, 4-1 overall; win at Leesville Road, 14-3....
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Pickleball clinics scheduled

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with the Wake Forest Pickleball Association to sponsor adult pickleball clinics Tuesday evenings in October. The clinics will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Flaherty Park...
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Rams continue to learn and improve

by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Rolesville High School’s volleyball team has had a rough season so far, and it didn’t get easier against Clayton Tuesday night. Scoring 7-25, 15-25 and 9-25, it was a tough loss, but the team showed heart by playing hard until the very end. Their 0-16...
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Heritage kept fighting to beat Wakefield on the road

Heritage 3 Wakefield 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — It was truly an exciting, tight conference volleyball match-up between Heritage and Wakefield Sept. 24. The momentum swung back and forth throughout the match, but ultimately it was Heritage that came out on top, 3-2 (19-25,...
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Wolverines net win against Heritage

Wakefield 5 Heritage 4 WAKE FOREST – Heritage hosted Wakefield on Tuesday and came away with four of the nine matches, three of which were doubles. Heritage’s A. Scott defeated A. Thompson 6-0, 6-2. Wakefield’s L. Sheppard defeated S. Talley 6-1, 6-0. Wakefield’s L. Ivey defeated...
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Red Rams soccer glad for German student

by Marty Simpkins FRANKLINTON — After losing two prolific goal-scorers to graduation last year, Franklinton Coach Isaac Welker needed to find some talent to spark his offense. Who would have thought that the player he was looking for came all the way from Berlin, Germany? Leon...
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Franklinton records 10th victory of season

Franklinton 9 Southern Vance 1 by Marty Simpkins FRANKLINTON — Monday night was bleak and miserable, at least for Southern Vance. It was a great night for Franklinton as they dominated their opponent with a 9-1 victory. The Red Rams have now achieved their 10th win in just 13...
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Huskies’ motivation allows defense to hold strong

Heritage 14 Leesville Road 3 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — If you like defense, then you should have been at the Heritage vs. Leesville Road football game Friday night. The final score was 14-3 with the Huskies coming out on top after a disappointing 34-29 loss at East Wake before...