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Katowitz will play basketball at Hampden-Sydney

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School senior Josh Katowitz will further his academic and basketball career at Hampden-Sydney College starting this fall. “I made my final decision about Hampden-Sydney after I compared academic opportunities and,...
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CASL U-15 is off to Baton Rouge

WAKE FOREST — Local boys soccer team, the CASL U-15 Elite Black, won the prestigious N.C. State Cup tournament at Bryan Park Soccer Complex in Greensboro May 17. The N.C. State Cup is a statewide tournament that takes place over three weekends. The Elite Black will now travel to...
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Cougar captain heads to Barton College

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High celebrated the signing of Tatyana Jackson to Barton College, a Division II, private, liberal arts college in Wilson, on April 23. Jackson has a 3.5 GPA and will be studying business. Jackson was the team captain for the...
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Wakefield brings it all home

The Wakefield tennis team has achieved what was thought impossible. Winning their third 4A tennis state title places them on a level above any team in the state. From left are Blake Carter, Nathan Johnson, Jensen Martin, Kyle McKeeman, Bo Boyden, Michael Portera, Davis Larrabee...
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Wake Forest’s Smalley to compete with the pros

WAKEFIELD — This year’s Rex Hospital Open Junior Invitational produced two winners. Alex Smalley, from Wake Forest High School, finished 2-under-par 69 and Grant Houser, from Campbell University in Buies Creek, finished with an even par 71. Each won their respective division at...
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Redhawks rugby teams crowned cup champions

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent GREENSBORO — The North Raleigh Redhawks rugby teams walked away with not one but two championship trophies from Sunday’s Carolina Cup state championship tournament. The U10 Redhawks defeated Cary in the finals while the U12 team was a 7-6...

Fall ball registration begins soon

WAKE FOREST — Youth and adult fall baseball and softball registration in Wake Forest begins June 2. Applications for youth baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 6-16 will be accepted through June 30. The in-town registration fee is $40 and the out-of-town fee is $80. The...
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Lady Wolverines lacrosse season ends

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent APEX — The Wakefield High School girls lacrosse team had no intentions of changing its approach during the playoffs. What the Wolverines do best is win. Unfortunately, their 2014 season ended in the fourth round of the North Carolina High...

Lady Huskies make second round in playoff debut

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High girls soccer team set new heights for the program as they made a first appearance against the Jack Britt Buccaneers in the state playoffs with a 11-10-3 record overall. “There was nothing but pure excitement that we made...

Late season injuries affect Heritage Lady Huskies

By David Allen WEST JOHNSTON — The Heritage High softball team had a dominating early season this year, going 15-6 overall. Their season ended Saturday in their second round playoff game with a 1-9 loss against the West Johnson Wildcats. Head coach Mark Downing and his staff had...
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Lady Patriots soccer reach Round 3

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — If Franklin Academy’s soccer team has any chance of playing for the 1A North Carolina High School Athletic Association state title, they’ll have to get past their closest rival Raleigh Charter. The top two North Central Athletic...