Rams take fifth in match

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WENDELL — The Rolesville High School golf team achieved one of its team goals during the March 11 Greater Neuse River Conference match. The Rams, with a score of 195, moved up in the league by finishing in fifth place at the Wendell Country...
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Patriot soccer team starts season strong

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROXBORO — The Franklin Academy girls soccer team has jumped out to a 3-0 record behind an offense that has booted in 17 goals and a stingy defense that has yielded just two scores. Last Friday, the Patriots traveled to North Central Athletic...
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Wolverine lacrosse continues to roll

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High school girls lacrosse team continued its winning ways as it toppled Sanderson 17-3 on Friday. The win lifts the Wolverine’s record to 3-0 on the season. “I thought we played well and we executed our game plan,”...
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Wakefield boys tennis enjoys depth

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent  WAKEFIELD — Even before the Wakefield boys tennis team played a match this season, coach Ken Stewart saw depth and talent on the court In their last two matches, Stewart shuffled his team’s line-up and they put together an exceptional team...
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Register for Miracle League ball now

YOUNGSVILLE — Spring registration for Miracle League of Franklin County continues with the first practices and Buddy training set for Saturday, March 15, at their newly constructed safe, rubberized turf surface ball field at Long Mill Elementary, 1753 Long Mill Road, Youngsville....
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History in the making

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Cougars women’s lacrosse team held their first game Tuesday against Enloe. The Cougars sadly suffered from first game jitters and the game ended 3-12. “I’m excited — this is my third year teaching and since I’ve been here...
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Lady Wolverines dominate in wins

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Six days after their first victory of the 2014 season, a 19-8 win against Chapel Hill, the women’s lacrosse team at Wakefield High School shut out Leesville Road on Tuesday. The 20-0 win gives the Wolverines a two-game winning...
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Rolesville netters lose home opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — The inexperience of the Rolesville High School men’s tennis team showed in Monday’s match as the Rams lost 9-0 to visiting Greater Neuse River Conference opponent Clayton. Despite the score, the youthful Rolesville team battled...
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Caps top Cougars

 WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars hosted Broughton Monday for a soccer match. The Cougars were shut out 0-4 by the Caps but continued to make efforts on goal in the second period of the game. Coach Mattingly was unavailable for comments before press deadline.  — David...

Cougar golfers finish 5th, 3rd in Cap 8 matches

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wake Forest High School golf coach Justin Richards said he cannot remember a year when the Cap 8 Conference has been so competitive. “Everyone has improved and there is some great golf being played,” Richards said. The Cougars...
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Heritage track star headed to Appalachian State

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent HERITAGE — When Heritage High School senior Grant Rodgers arrives at college this fall, there won’t be much of an offseason for him. The standout distance runner signed a National Letter of Intent on February 5 to attend Appalachian State...
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Season starts with championship win

The Wake Forest challenge soccer team, CASL U14 United Blue, began the spring season with a championship win. The team participated in the YMCA Can Am Cup in Myrtle Beach March 1-2. They scored 19 goals and only allowed one score the entire tournament.