Wolverines No. 2 seed in conference playoffs

Wakefield 0 Millbrook 3 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Wakefield High School’s volleyball team hosted Millbrook Monday for a conference match. The game started out with both teams playing evenly in the first set, but it was Millbrook who won it, 25-19. “Millbrook, to their credit,...

Heritage defeats Wake Forest in last game of the season

Heritage 3 Wake Forest 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST – It was a special night for Heritage volleyball as they defeated Wake Forest, 3-1 (25-15, 19-25, 25-21, 25-22) on Monday. It was Senior Night, the last game of the regular season, and they also had breast cancer...

Red Rams take down Unicorns in colossal match

Franklinton 2 NCSSM 0 by Marty Simpkins FRANKLINTON — The North Carolina School of Science and Math soccer team were undefeated in conference. That is until Franklinton came along. The Red Rams defeated the Unicorns 2-0 last Wednesday at home in a game that put Franklinton at the...

Husband and wife coach the best two golf teams in the Cap 8 conference

by Marty Simpkins Coach Carolyn Reitz of Wakefield has won almost every single conference golf match this year. Her only loss was to her husband, Ron Reitz of Heritage. The couple has been married for 50 years and they have enjoyed every minute of it. Even when they play against...

Fear the forest and raise funds

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High Booster Club sponsors its Fear the Forest fundraiser at Trentini Stadium Wednesday, Oct. 22, during the powderpuff football game from 5 to 8 p.m. Money will be raised as senior athletes volunteer to take a pie in the face, coaches are dunked in...

Youth basketball coaches needed

WAKE FOREST — The parks and recreation department is looking for adults interested in volunteering their time one night a week and an hour on Saturdays to coach youth basketball teams of all age groups. Youth leagues are offered for boys and girls ages 5-17. Team practices are...

The Scoreboard: reported Oct. 1 – Oct. 7

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 Football, 5-1 overall; win against Sanderson, 35-13. Boys Soccer, 8-6-2 overall;...

Nail biting match ends with a bang

Wakefield: 3 Sanderson: 2 by David Allen RALEIGH — Thursday night’s volleyball game between Wakefield and Sanderson looked to be a game like any other. Sanderson, however –an underrated 4-11 team– would not go down without a fight, and put on a spectacular match. The Wolverines,...

Wakefield runs over Enloe for second conference win

Wakefield High School: 41 Enloe High School: 28 by Marty Simpkins WAKEFIELD — The Wolverines’ running game was the talk of the night after Wakefield defeated conference opponent Enloe, 41-28 last Friday night at home. Wakefield had 136 total yards rushing on 20 carries in...

Heritage refuses to fall to Leesville Road

Heritage 3 Leesville Road: 3 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Down 3-1, Heritage was able to put the game into overtime and come away with a tie at home against Leesville on the first night of October, 3-3. The Pride is ranked second in the conference with a 5-1-1 record, but they...

Franklin Academy volleyball sweeps Raleigh Charter in big conference rivalry match

Franklin Academy: 3 Raleigh Charter: 0 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Not only did the lady Patriots sweep Raleigh Charter Tuesday night, 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-11) but with the win, they also swept their opponent for the season. Franklin Academy defeated their conference rival...