Triangle Tarheel holds tryouts

 WAKE FOREST — The Triangle Tarheels are holding tryouts Dec. 1 at the Wake Forest Boys and Girls Club, 325 S. Wingate St. Fifth and sixth grade girls will try out 3-5 p.m. Third and fourth grade boys will try out 5-7 p.m. Fifth and sixth grade boys will try out 7-9 p.m. For more...
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Wakefield claims Cap 8 crown

Wolverines knock off Leesville to take sole possession of No. 1 spot by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — A back-and-forth battle ended in the favor of the Wakefield football team Friday as the Wolverines took down Leesville Road 34-31 to claim the Cap 8 Conference Championship....
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Patriots wrap up soccer season in playoffs

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — After finishing the regular season off strong, the Franklin Academy boys soccer season came to an end in a 5-1 loss to visiting Raleigh Charter in the third round of the state 1A playoffs November 6. Coming into the game, the Patriots were a...
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Cougars maul Eagles in final conference game

by David Allen RALEIGH — The Wake Forest Cougars faced off against the Enloe Eagles Friday night in what ended up being a blow out win for the Cougars, the final score was 45-13. The Cougars quickly took the lead about halfway into the first quarter, including a touchdown by...

Huskies top Broughton in Cap 8 shootout

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Junior quarterback Blake Walters directed an offense that accounted for 563 yards as Heritage exploded for a 56-33 Cap 8 Conference victory over pesky Broughton Friday night. Walters scored three of the Huskies eight touchdowns on runs of...
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Football playoffs set to begin

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — With the 2013 regular season concluding last week, playoff football has arrived and tomorrow (Friday), three area teams will begin their quest for a state championship. One team, Wakefield has clinched home field advantage by winning the Cap...
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Rams girls basketball program ready for launch

Girls basketball preview by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Of all the challenges that basketball coaches will face this season, none will be bigger than those faced by Tosha Pullen and her Rolesville High School Rams. The school, which opened this fall, will unveil its first...
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Consistency will be key to Wakefield’s success

Boys basketball preview by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School boys basketball team will look to rebuild this year after losing six players, including three starters from last season’s 13-12 squad. Despite that void, Dexter Cooley, who is in his fourth...
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Franklin Academy girls basketball team shoots for league crown

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — There were some good moments last season for the Franklin Academy girl’s basketball team. The Patriots won 16 games and finished their 2012-13 season in the second round of the state 1A playoffs. Losing just two players to graduation and...
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No doggy paddling here — Husky swimmers work hard to win

Swimming preview by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High School swim team returns some top swimmers from 2013-14, including one that competed in the 4A State Swimming Championships. Gabe Nugent is back for the Huskies, which finished 29th overall in last year’s...
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Wakefield volleyball state championship bound

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris GREENVLLE — The Wakefield High School volleyball team is making history this week. Their pre-season goal sheet is whittling down and now the school’s first ever trip to the 4A state volleyball finals is all that remains. The Wolverines took the first step...
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Patriot girls repeat in regionals

Patriot girls win second regional XC title, boys finish fourth CARY — Franklin Academy’s girls cross country team earned its second consecutive 1A mideast regional championship Saturday with a team score of 41 points and the Patriots Hannah Zenker raced to her second individual...