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Wakefield sprinter named state MVP

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WINSTON-SALEM — Wakefield High School senior Ama-Selina Tchume won two state titles and was named a most valuable athlete at Saturday’s NCHSAA 4A indoor state championship meet. Tchume won the 300-meter dash, breaking a personal record in...
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Husky swimmers set new school records

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — The Heritage High School swim team’s season came to an end at Saturday’s 4A NCHSAA state meet, and it was a fitting end to their breakout season. “I am very pleased with the season we had,” said Husky swimming coach Priscilla Overton....
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Wake Forest Parks & Rec youth basketball scores, week of Jan. 22 – Feb. 1, 2014

Scores for Jan. 22 13-14 Boys West Bucks 41 vs. Rolesville PR 2 32 — Bucks: Grant Cobbs 1, Christopher Golding 13, Jeffrey Hirneisen 5, Israel Lockamy 7, Tyler Murray 13, Nicholas Tharrington 2; RPR 2: Ty McCoy 3, Garret Champion 8, Ben Santa 10, Collin Lawrence 2, Tyrese Moles...

Sports Briefs – Feb. 6, 2014

WCPSS cheer competition this Friday, Saturday The Wake County School System cheer competition originally slated for Feb. 3-4 at Rolesville Highs School was postponed due to the weather to this Friday and Saturday. Scheduled to compete are 20 middle school teams, 13 high school...

February fun with Raleigh parks

RALEIGH — Have fun in February and learn something new at one of these offerings by the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. Friday, Feb. 21, 6:30-8 p.m. — Family Wildlife Series: Nature at Night. Discover what critters are active at night at Blue Jay Point County...
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Wolverines show off their rings

The Wakefield girls volleyball team and coaches show off their 4A NCHSAA state championship rings. The team was recognized during halftime of the Wakefield and Millbrook basketball game, and they were presented with rings custom designed for each player and coach. The Lady...
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Cougars roll past Huskies

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest girls basketball team dominated their cross town rivals Heritage High for the second time this season with a final score of 41-19. While the Huskies lost, they showed a vast improvement from their last meeting. “We’re a...
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Six Huskies to compete in state meet

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — Heritage High School will be represented by six swimmers in tomorrow’s (Friday) 4A North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship meet. Sophomore Caroline Knowles and Haley Bennison, a junior, will swim in their first...
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Wildcats turn back Wolverine girls

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD— The Wakefield High School girls basketball team — still trying to put all the pieces together, couldn’t do so Tuesday, losing to Cap 8 Conference opponent Millbrook 61-49. The visiting Wildcats torched the nets to build a 25-18...
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Turnovers, missed shots result in Wakefield loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD— Call it a night of missed opportunities. The Wakefield High School boys basketball team struggled too much in its Cap 8 Conference matchup against visiting Millbrook on Tuesday, falling to the Wildcats 96-67 that snapped a...
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Patriot boys continue to struggle

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s boys basketball team extended its losing streak to eight consecutive games, falling to visiting Voyager Academy 60-17 in a North Central Athletic Conference matchup Friday night. The Patriots, 5-14, 1-7, went...
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Weather Dashes Conference Tourney

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High hosted eight schools for dual matches Saturday afternoon, makeup for matches missed due to school being canceled for weather last week. The schools that participated were Millbrook, Leesville Road, Sanderson, Broughton,...