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Wake Forest Parks & Rec youth basketball scores Jan. 13- Jan. 18

Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 9-10 Boys West Cardinals 33 — Huskies 10; Cardinals: Cole Quinlan 11, Grant Harris 10, Joshua Mruk 6, Elija Preddy 4, Daniel Xu 2; Huskies: Ethan Howard 4, Jon Michael Mabrey 4, Owen Williams 2 Bears 9 — Wolverines 27; Bears: Thomas Mceneny 7, Robert Warrene...

Ram swimmers race to 7th

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — Rolesville High School’s girls and boys swim teams swam to a seventh-place finish in Friday’s Greater Neuse River Conference meet. Clayton won the girls competition while Garner placed first in the boys event. “I cannot be more proud...
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Strong finish gives Red Rams a win

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Franklinton Lady Red Rams were victorious in Friday night’s basketball game against the visiting Roanoke Rapids Yellowjackets. The Red Rams took the lead early but allowed the Yellowjackets to slip past their defense until they were...
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Huskies hold off Caps

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — After allowing 89 points in their previous game against Millbrook, Heritage High basketball coach Pat Kennedy focused almost solely on defense in practices. It paid off big Friday night against visiting Broughton. Heritage,...

Franklin Academy girls come from behind to win

WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team recovered from a 13-point first half deficit and in the final seconds edged visiting Raleigh Charter 40-38 in a North Central Athletic Conference contest Friday night. The Patriots trailed the entire game until the last...
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Liptrot leads Wolverines in tourney

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WENDELL — Wakefield junior Billy Liptrot went 2-2 during Saturday’s Jolly Roger Wrestling Invitational held at Corinth Holders High School. Twenty-seven teams from across the area competed in the day-long event. The top three finishers were...
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Franklinton stays afloat and ousts Roanoke Rapids

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Friday night held a sound victory for Franklinton Red Rams boys basketball team who faced off against Roanoke Rapids High.  After a weak first quarter, the Red Rams took the lead and held on to it for a 54-34 win. Franklinton struggled to...
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Parks and Rec open house Jan. 24

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department hosts an open house Friday, Jan. 24, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. Area residents are invited to attend and meet parks and recreation staff and class instructors who will...
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Wakefield volleyball player Benda signs with Marquette

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Gabby Benda will leave Wakefield High School as one of the top volleyball players in school history. And the Wolverine standout setter made her college commitment official, signing a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball...
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Wakefield wrestlers compete in memorial invitational

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent KNIGHTDALE — A couple of Wakefield High School wrestlers had a solid showing at the Corporal Pruitt Rainey Memorial Wrestling Invitational, held Saturday at Knightdale High School. Juniors Billy Liptrot and Garrison Roberts both finished the...
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Lady Cougar Delane Smith signs with Catawba College

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wanting to both pursue a degree in medical technology and continue playing softball, Wake Forest Cougar’s starting second baseman, Delane Smith, will attend Catawba College, fall 2014. Located in Salisbury, Catawba is a Division II-South...

Husky, Wolverine swimmers compete shorthanded

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — Both the Heritage High School and the Wakefield High swim teams were undermanned in Wednesday’s Cap 8 Conference meet at Cary’s Triangle Aquatic Center, but still placed in some events. The Huskies had several swimmers who could not...