Knowles named MVP female swimmer

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — Heritage High School swimmer Caroline Knowles was named Female MVP after the Cap 8 Conference Championship swim meet, held this past Saturday at Cary’s Triangle Aquatic Center. Knowles, a sophomore, was a dual winner and took home the...

February fun with Raleigh parks and rec

RALEIGH – Have fun in February and learn something new at one of these offerings by the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. Saturday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Groggy Groundhogs. Get ready for Groundhog Day at Historic Yates Mill County Park by playing groundhog...
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Wakefield beats Huskies in OT

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield boys basketball team trailed by as many as ten points in the fourth quarter against visiting Cap 8 Conference opponent Heritage last Wednesday, but came back to knock off the Huskies 63-61 in overtime. For the...
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Patriots send five to regional swim meet

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Five Franklin Academy swimmers will be competing this Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A/2A East Regional Meet. The event will be held at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary at 3 p.m. Freshmen...
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Husky grapplers get pinned by Millbrook

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The score between Heritage and Millbrook High School wrestling teams last Thursday was far from close but Husky coach Bryan Welsh said his team continued to fight. Millbrook won all but three of the matches and defeated Heritage...
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The buzzer sounds on Wake Forest’s victory

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — In a close game, Wake Forest High was able to edge out Broughton High Friday night for a 54-52 win. Taking the lead in the first quarter, the Cougars held on to it until the third when the Capitals slipped past and scored 17 points to...
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Wolverines get past slow start to defeat Heritage

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Wake Weekly Sports WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School girls basketball team has created a pattern of making things tougher on themselves this season. Slow starts are a recurring issue for the Wolverines and against visiting Cap 8 Conference opponent...
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Defense sparks Patriot girls to victor

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s offense was nowhere to found at times throughout its girls basketball game Friday with Roxboro Community. Fortunately, for the Patriots, their defense made up for it. The Franklin Academy girls used its...
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Rams struggle in loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — Rolesville High School basketball coach Tommy Moore knows things will eventually improve for his Rams boys team. And despite the struggles in their first season, he said the scores are not indicative of his team’s effor...
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Cougars get a win on senior night

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest wrestling team faced off on the mat against Leesville Road Thursday night and came away with a 39-34 victory. The Cougars dominated the bigger weight classes, and were able to hold out in key matches preventing the Pride...
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Baseball sign-ups start Feb. 3

WAKE FOREST — With nary a hint of spring in the air, it’s time for Wake Forest baseball and softball leagues to organize. The parks and recreation department will accept applications for the following leagues Feb. 3 through Feb. 28, either online or in person at town hall, 301 S....

Youth basketball scholarships offered

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric and North Carolina’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives are partnering with North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to offer educational and athletic opportunities for rising sixth- through eighth -graders this...