Wakefield wins $25,000 grant

  WAKEFIELD — Tripp Crayton, Principal of Wakefield High School, says it every day on the announcements, and Wakefield students have gotten used to hearing it now: It’s all about the W!  When you think about what that statement might mean, State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive...

Triangle Tarheels holds tryouts Dec. 8

WAKE FOREST — The Triangle Tarheels are holding tryouts Dec. 8 at the Wake Forest Boys and Girls Club, 325 S. Wingate St. Fifth and sixth grade girls will try out 2-4 p.m. Third and fourth grade boys will try out 4-6 p.m. Fifth and sixth grade boys will try out 6-8 p.m. For more...
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Franklin Academy Boys escape with narrow win Win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— Franklin Academy junior Brandon Hanson had 20 points, seven rebounds and four steals and made two key free throws in the closing seconds as the Franklin Academy boys basketball team escaped with a 53-50 win Monday night against...
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Heritage wrestlers top Rolesville 59-18

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School wrestlers recorded early pins and came away with a 59-18 victory over visiting Rolesville in a match November 26. The Huskies got off to a fast start, pinning five of their first seven opponents. “I’m really happy...

Rolesville girls, boys swim to fourth place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   CARY — Both the girls and boys swim teams at Rolesville High School finished in fourth place during a meet Nov. 26 at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary. The Rams finished behind teams from Garner, Cary and East Wake High Schools. “I am very proud...
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Cougar Boys topple Rams

By David Allen   ROLESVILLE — The Wake Forest Cougars soundly defeated the Rolesville High Rams in Tuesday night’s boys varsity basketball match. The two teams started the game with an even tempo, but it was the Cougars who broke away and kept the lead. With a final score of...
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Huskies escape with OT hoops win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Heritage High junior guard Jared Joyner scored 14 points, including nine in the extra frame, leading his team to a 64-60 non-conference overtime win Monday night against visiting Knightdale High. “Jared stepped up his game in the...
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Patriot Girls Hang On To Remain Undefeated

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— The Franklin Academy girls basketball team almost blew a seven-point lead over visiting Durham Flight, but held on by making four of four free throws in the last eight seconds to secure a 56-50 win Monday night. Senior Catie Keel and...
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Cougars Win In Four OTs

Cougars pull out solid defensive win to advance to ‘final four’   By David Allen   WAKE FOREST — It is oft-repeated that defense is the key to victory, and Wake Forest’s coach Reggie Lucas leads by this mentality. In the third round of the state playoffs it paid off again...
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Wakefield falls in round two

by Clellie Allen   WAKEFIELD — There doesn’t seem to be much to point at to explain Wakefield’s 23-16 second round playoff loss to Millbrook High School Friday night. Both teams had solid defense and offense, providing nail-biting plays on both sides of the field; it just...