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Lady Wolverines hit from above the arch in lopsided win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD— Wakefield High School’s girls basketball team shot past visiting Leesville-Road 88-35, on the strength of 17 3-pointers in Friday’s Cap 8 Conference game. The Wolverines also topped the 80-point mark for the first time this season...
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Huskies season ends in playoff loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent FAYETTEVILLE — Heritage High School’s boys basketball team saw their best season ever come to an end Monday night, but not before they gave Fayetteville’s E.E. Smith High all they could handle and more in the opening round of the NCHSAA 4A...
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Neuse middle repeats perfect season

RALEIGH — After finishing last year 18-0, the Neuse Christian Academy middle school girls continued their winning record with a 14-0 season. The Lady Lions finished Feb. 8 by defeating Crossroads Academy to win the conference title for the second consecutive year. The team was...
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Wakefield struggles with shooting in loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team capped its 23-3 season by winning the North Central Athletic Conference tournament Friday. The Patriots beat River Mill 46-43 in the final game after a 61-24 victory against Kestrel Heights...
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Outdoorswomen scholarships offered

RALEIGH — Women interested in learning outdoors skills through hands-on experiences may be eligible for scholarships through the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program. Scholarships cover up to 80 percent of registration fees, which range...
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Heritage senior signs to play football at Lenoir-Rhyne

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s Charles Clark will get a chance to play college football. Clark signed a letter of intent Feb. 5 during National Signing Day to play for Lenoir-Rhyne University, a NCAA division II school that competes in...
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Wakefield sprinter signs with Virginia tech

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — A Wakefield High School track and field athlete committed to attending Virginia Tech with a formal letter of intent signing Feb. 5 at Wakefield High School. Ama-Selina Tchume, a senior, made her decision to join the Hokies as a...
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Lady Wolverines take down Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Wakefield High School girls basketball team pulled away from Heritage in the second quarter and rolled to a 48-27 Cap 8 Conference victory Tuesday night. The visiting Wolverines evened their league record to 6-6 and...
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Huskies defense strong on senior night

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST— Heritage’s boys basketball team stuck to its home-stand theme on senior night Tuesday. Senior captains Josh Katowitz and Nick Grover put together a strong performance in their last home game and the Huskies staged a stingy...

Wake Electric sponsors scholarship, trip to D.C.

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric seeks applicants for a $1,000 scholarship for college, plus a free, all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the June 14-20 Rural Electric Youth Tour. Students who win the two available North Carolina Rural Electric Youth Tour spots, sponsored...

Free FAFSA day assistance

RALEIGH — On Feb. 22, college financial aid administrators and specialists will be available to help high school seniors and families complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms online. The programs, sponsored by College Foundation of North...