Patriots celebrate win

Franklin Academy 12, River Mill Academy 2 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Not only did Franklin Academy win their first baseball game of the season against River Mill Academy, 12-2, but their two senior captains celebrated their 18th birthday. The Patriots blew out the Jaguars...

Wolverines stomp Spartans

Wakefield 19, Sanderson 3 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Averaging a goal every two minutes, Wakefield girls lacrosse crushed Sanderson at home, 19-3. The Wolverines remain undefeated with a 5-0 record and they also tied their season-high in goals scored Monday night. The scoring...

Red Rams dominate conference meet

by David Allen FRANKLINTON – The Red Rams track and field program swept both boys and girls competitions during a conference meet between Franklinton, Southern Vance and N.C. High School of Science and Math. The girls won with 87 overall points to Science and Math’s 39 a...

Wake Forest walks out with victory over Wakefield

Wake Forest 5, Wakefield 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Three Wakefield pitchers walked 11 Wake Forest batters and the result was a 5-1 win for the Cougars Tuesday night. Three out of the five runs scored by Wake Forest were because of bases on balls. “Offensively, it was not...

Wolverines lacrosse ‘school’ Cougars

Wakefield 18, Wake Forest 0 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – The more experienced Wakefield faced off against cross town rival Wake Forest Tuesday night for a girls lacrosse conference match. The Wolverines won the night’s competition, 18-0 for an undefeated record of 6-0, while the...

Patriots take down Red Rams tennis

FRANKLINTON — Franklin Academy’s boys tennis team defeated Franklinton, 8-1 on the road last Thursday. The win increases Franklin Academy’s record to 4-2 this season. Franklinton’s only win of the day was by their number one player, Kyler Longworth. Franklin Academy’s number one...

Cougars hand Wakefield their first loss

Wake Forest 9, Wakefield 7 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — When two undefeated teams play each other, someone has to lose. That was the story at Wake Forest Tuesday night, where the Cougars softball team defeated their rival Wakefield, 9-7. Wake Forest remains unbeaten with a 6-0...

Cougars and Huskies represented well in Cap-8 golf

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest and Heritage tied for second place at the Cap-8 golf match at Heritage Golf Club Tuesday. For the second time this season, Wake Forest’s senior Alex Smalley was the top medalist. He shot a 34 for the match, which was two under par for...

A new team on roster for Cougars

by David Allen Expanding on its sports programs, Wake Forest High School is fielding a junior varsity lacrosse team this year, the first boys lacrosse team to be at the school. Lead by seasoned lacrosse coach Jay Boriotti, the program is already popular with 31 players on the...

Scoreboard – April 2, 2015

Reported March 25 - March 31 Here are area scores reported directly from teams or from the NCHSAA-sanctioned MaxPreps.com. Any coach or parent can submit scores or other sport info to sports@wakeweekly.com Heritage High School Baseball, 9-1; win at Enloe, 17-0. Boys Lacrosse,...

Half an ounce from victory

by Marty Simpkins Bass fishing tournaments were held at Falls Lake Saturday. Local fishermen endured the cold weather for hopes of catching “the big one.” One of the tournaments was the BNB (Bass N Bucks) Bassmasters of Raleigh. Fishermen from all over the area put their boats in...

Heritage wins first Wake County Spring Break Invitational

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage defeated Apex Friday, 11-1, Fuquay-Varina Saturday, 5-4 and Holly Springs Monday, 7-2, sweeping the first Wake County Spring Break Invitational tournament. As the host, Heritage had the home field advantage  which they worked to their...