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Heritage’s Rodgers breaks course record

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School cross country runner Grant Rodgers had a feeling something special was about to happen in the dual meet with Wakefield October 2. It turns out he was right. His time of 16:22.4 was the fastest pace by any high school...
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Pirates stop Red Rams’ charge

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams of Franklinton lost to the Pirates of Corinth Holders, a 2A Northern Carolina conference foe on Friday, 33-32. New this season to the 3A Two Rivers conference, the Pirates came into the undefeated Red Rams’ stadium 4-1 and without a...
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Heritage golfers shoot for first place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — The win streak continues for the Heritage High School girl’s golf team after a first place finish in Tuesday’s Cap 8 Conference round at Hedingham Golf Club in Raleigh. The Huskies remain atop the league standings after winning their third...
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Patriot boys, girls finish first in foot race

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls and boys cross country teams raced to first place in Tuesday’s meet at Wendell Park. The Patriots were joined by East Wake Academy and Kestrel Heights. Justin Martin of Franklin Academy took the lead from the start...
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Last minute drive defeats Heritage

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Sanderson quarterback Matt Koehler methodically drove the field in what would turn out to be the game-winning drive with five seconds left and the Spartans capped a furious comeback with a 20-14 win over visiting Heritage Friday night. The...
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Rams runners run strong

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Victoria Despres of Rolesville High School finished in the top five during a Greater Neuse River Conference Meet Oct. 2 that took place on the Ram’s home course. Despres was the top runner for the Rolesville girls and placed fifth overall in...
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Wakefield holds off Enloe in 34-21 win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield erased a second half Enloe lead and then held off an Eagle comeback to post a 34-21 Cap 8 Conference victory on Friday night. The Eagles, 0-6, led briefly at 21-20 in the third quarter before the Wolverines, 6-0, exploded for two...
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Rain delays Patriots tennis

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Franklin Academy’s tennis team was tied with Raleigh Charter before rain forced play to stop during Monday’s North Central Athletic Conference matchup. After singles, the score was knotted at 3-all. Four of those matches went to third set...
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Huskies outlast Pride in five-set thriller

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — It wasn’t easy but the Heritage High School volleyball team recorded its biggest victory in the program’s three-year history, defeating last year’s state 4A runner-ups, Leesville Road 3-2 on Thursday, September 26. Back-and-forth points,...
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Wolverines tie Millbrook in double overtime

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Battling a relentless defense, Wakefield High School was unable to defeat Millbrook in men’s soccer on Monday and instead tied the Wildcats 2-2. The two teams played on the Wolverines field in a Cap 8 Conference game that would see stellar...
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Wake Forest netters lose to Wolverines on senior day

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High School tennis team recognized its five seniors in a match against Wakefield October 2; however their quest to win on Senior Day was unsuccessful, losing 1-8 to the Wolverines. “Reflecting on the end of our season, I can...
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Huskies dominate

Heritage overpowers Leesville Road for first win by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The turnovers aside, this was the kind of performance the Heritage High School football needed. The Huskies overcame a slow start in the first quarter before defeating their top-ranked...