Franklinton gets much-needed win

Franklinton 3 Bunn 1 by Marty Simpkins FRANKLINTON — Determination, perseverance — what else could you ask for on Senior Night? Those are the traits that best described the Franklinton volleyball team Oct. 9 as they defeated their rival Bunn at home, 3-1. It was the last regular...

Rhea Bhatia drives away the competition

by Marty Simpkins Heritage has one of the best golfers in the county, and her name is Rhea Bhatia. She is a senior who has committed to Queens University in Charlotte and will be playing for their golf team next year. After being the big star at Heritage, Bhatia will get a...

Wakefield gets revenge against Cougars

Wakefield 7 Wake Forest 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH – David Adams’ first career hat trick lifted the Wakefield soccer team over rival Wake Forest Oct. 8 at home, 7-2. After losing to the Cougars earlier in the season, Wakefield got their revenge in a big way, but Coach C.J....

Red Rams beat Vikings after two nights of football

Franklinton 19 South Granville 14 by Marty Simpkins Franklinton — When severe weather became an issue Friday night, Franklinton and South Granville had to continue their game on Monday, and the Red Rams came away as victors, 19-14. It was homecoming for Franklinton, and this game...

Scoreboard — Oct. 16, 2014

Reported Oct. 8 – Oct. 14 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, 6-1 overall; win at Enloe, 20-12. Boys...

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...

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;...