Patriot boys split opening games

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — On the heels of a season opening 59-52 loss to Lighthouse Christian on November 7, the Franklin Academy boys’ basketball team set its sights on its next opponent, Raleigh Hawks and defeated them 67-33 Monday night. The Patriots responded...
off

Lady Patriots Win Basketball Opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — If there were any opening night nerves, Franklin Academy’s girls’ basketball team quickly disposed of them. The Patriots rolled into the 2013-14 season with an impressive 51-30 win against Lighthouse in the team’s season opener November ...
off

Wake Forest’s Amanda Levy will play at UNC-Pembroke

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Amanda Levy will continue her golf career in the fall at UNC-Pembroke. The Wake Forest High School senior made it official Nov. 18 when she signed a national letter of intent to play Division II golf for the Braves. “I decided on...
off

More than beginner’s luck

In their first year of play together, the Franklinton Middle School Red Rams football team went undefeated during the regular season. They took second in their conference tournament, Nov. 6.
off

Footballers Show Their Spirit

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Rolesville Soccer Association had it’s inaugural Spirit day at Smithcreek Park Nov. 2. More than 300 people came to the event with multiple events set up for the players to showcase their skills and have lots of fun. WF Soccer thanked the Raleigh...
off

Mack Signs Letter of Intent with Kentucky

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD— Wakefield High School senior Darian Mack has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball at the University of Kentucky. Mack, who verbally committed to the school last year, made it official November 13, signing in front of friends,...
off

Wolverine Girls Overcome Mistakes to Win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Despite turning the ball over numerous times, the Wakefield High School girls basketball team prevailed with a 47-42 win over Jordan in Monday’s season opener for both teams. “We had way too many turnovers and it was not a pretty win,” said...

Top Seeded Scots too Much for Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris LAURINBURG— Getting to post season play for the second time in their short four year history was one thing for the Heritage High School football team but staying in the postseason would be quite another. The visiting Huskies fell behind top seed Scotland...
off

Wakefield struggles in basketball opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — It wasn’t the way Wakefield High School coach Dexter Cooley wanted his team to start the 2013-14 basketball season. On Tuesday night, the Wolverines were outgunned by their non-conference visitors, Cary, losing to the Imps 67-50. “We still...

Heritage Boys Primed, Ready for Big Year

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heading into his fourth year with Heritage High School, boys basketball coach Pat Kennedy is seeing the roots of his program take hold. And coming off the Huskies 7-18 season in 2012-13, there’s plenty of room for optimism with a team that...

Wakefield overcomes six turnovers in playoff win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s football team made it count when it mattered Friday night. After suffering through several turnovers, the resilient Wolverines escaped with a 14-13 victory over visiting Green Hope in the first round of the North...

Cougars tear through Panther Creek

By David Allen with Clellie Allen CARY — Wake Forest’s rematch against Panther Creek in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 4A playoffs was an all-out battle which ended 35-14 in the Cougars’ favor. The Catamounts entered the playoffs with just two losses and...