Top Seeded Scots too Much for Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris LAURINBURG— Getting to post season play for the second time in their short four year history was one thing for the Heritage High School football team but staying in the postseason would be quite another. The visiting Huskies fell behind top seed Scotland...
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Wakefield struggles in basketball opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — It wasn’t the way Wakefield High School coach Dexter Cooley wanted his team to start the 2013-14 basketball season. On Tuesday night, the Wolverines were outgunned by their non-conference visitors, Cary, losing to the Imps 67-50. “We still...

Heritage Boys Primed, Ready for Big Year

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heading into his fourth year with Heritage High School, boys basketball coach Pat Kennedy is seeing the roots of his program take hold. And coming off the Huskies 7-18 season in 2012-13, there’s plenty of room for optimism with a team that...

Wakefield overcomes six turnovers in playoff win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s football team made it count when it mattered Friday night. After suffering through several turnovers, the resilient Wolverines escaped with a 14-13 victory over visiting Green Hope in the first round of the North...

Cougars tear through Panther Creek

By David Allen with Clellie Allen CARY — Wake Forest’s rematch against Panther Creek in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 4A playoffs was an all-out battle which ended 35-14 in the Cougars’ favor. The Catamounts entered the playoffs with just two losses and...

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...