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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,...
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Three Ram wrestlers take fourth place

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WENDELL — Three Rolesville High School wrestlers grappled their way to a fourth place finish in Saturday’s Greater Neuse River 4A Conference tournament match. Sophomores Trevor Brenton and Tyrone Cooper and Andrew Bardsley, a freshman, had...
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Patriots ease past Voyager

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team handled visiting Voyager Academy in every phase of Friday’s game, winning 50-10 to remain undefeated at 8-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. The result was 12 points better...
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Huskies slip past Cougars

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — In their second face-off, Heritage High hosted Wake Forest High’s boys basketball team Tuesday night. The game was neck-and-neck until the very end, with both teams fielding outstanding plays at the net. It wasn’t until the Cougars missed...
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Former Wake Forester elected to soccer hall of fame

By Clellie Allen with David Allen WAKE FOREST — Brien Braswell, son of longtime Wake Forest residents George and Margaret Braswell, was inducted into the N.C. Soccer Hall of Fame, Saturday, as one of the three members of the class of 2014. Brien was an all-state high school...

Baseball signups start Monday

WAKE FOREST — The parks and recreation department is accepting applications for the following leagues starting Monday through Feb. 28, either online or in person at town hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Men’s recreational softball league — League play is scheduled to begin the week of...
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Undefeated Broughton shuts down Wake Forest

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars lost to Broughton High on Friday night 70-52. Having fallen behind early on, the Cougars were unable to catch back up due in large part to Broughton’s Kaila Ealey who scored 30 points. “Broughton is ranked...
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Former Wolverine Slay passes on life lessons

RALEIGH — The Neuse Christian Academy varsity and JV girls basketball teams recently hosted Katie Slay, two-time national champion and three-time Penn State All-American volleyball player  for a session on women’s empowerment through sports. Slay spoke about the valuable life...
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Wakefield wrestlers shorthanded in loss to Caps

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s wrestling team was at a disadvantage when they hit the mats against visiting Cap 8 Conference opponent Broughton High last Thursday night. The Wolverines fell to the Caps 72-10 but had to forfeit six...