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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...
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Heritage golfer will play at BYU

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent HERITAGE — There was never any doubt that Kendra Dalton would have the opportunity to play college golf. The Heritage High School senior, who graduated last month, knew for a very long time that she wanted to attend Brigham Young University....
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Cougars lose too much ground to rebound

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Playing hard is how you win games, but sometimes it’s too little too late. This was the case when the Wake Forest Lady Cougars faced off against Leesville Road Friday night. Even though Wake Forest only scored 13 points in the first three...
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Huskies fall flat against Millbrook

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — A bad offensive showing by the Heritage High School boys basketball team Friday resulted in a rout in which the Huskies would end up on the wrong side. The Heritage team turned in one of their worst offensive performances of...
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Wake Forest can’t overcome slow start

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s boys basketball team struggled to climb out of the pit they had dug in the first half as they faced off against Leesville Friday. Although they put on a valiant effort in the fourth period, it wasn’t enough to stop the...
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Aussies defeat Yanks in friendly match

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team was dealt their second defeat of the season Thursday by a club team from Australia. The U18 Frankston Blues won the game 56-22, keeping their record perfect during their 21-day...
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Gobbler’s Run raises $35k

WAKE FOREST — From left, Jessica Bullock, Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club director, and Cat Redd, race director, show off a new permanent sponsor board provided by Capital Sign Solutions for the annual Gobbler’s Run 5K. The November race included more than 2,000 participants, a...
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Wake Forest, Heritage wrestle in WRAL tourney

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Anthony Brito of Heritage High School lost his first wrestling match of the season during Saturday’s WRAL Wrestling Invitational held at Athens Drive High School. Brito, 14-1, had to settle for second place after losing by decision to Ian...
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Brabrand, Love named Cap 8 players of the year

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Wake Forest High School junior running back Bryce Love and Wakefield senior quarterback Evan Brabrand were recently named Co-Cap 8 Conference football players of the year. Love rushed for 1,914 yards and 24 touchdowns this season and helped...
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Wakefield’s Bender named all-american

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School senior volleyball player Gabby Bender has been named to the MaxPreps High School All-American volleyball team. Benda, who recently signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball next fall at Marquette University,...
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Rams still searching for first win

 by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   ROLESVILLE — After nine games, the Rolesvile High School boys varsity basketball team is still searching for its first win. Thursday, the Rams played their closest game of the season but came up short against Greater Neuse River Conference...