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Sluggers build a winning tradition

ROLESVILLE — The Leonard Builders Volcanoes 9U baseball team went undefeated through the fall season. They finished the season with a 9-0-1 record. Playing for the Volcanoes are, from front left, Preston Coley, Dylan Mason, Jonathan Gay, Joseph Cracknell, Jordan Lowthorpe, Carter...
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Wakefield wins battle of unbeatens and retains Predator Trophy

by Clellie Allen WAKEFIELD — A meeting in any sport between crosstown rivals Wake Forest and Wakefield comes with the atmosphere of two prize fighters ready to battle. From the student sections to the players themselves, Friday’s football game, played at and won by Wakefield...
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Best season yet ends for Heritage Volleyball team

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — In just the fourth year of the program’s history, the Heritage High School volleyball team has enjoyed a breakthrough in 2013. They had their best season ever but it came to an end during the first round of the Cap 8 Conference tournament...
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Patriot tennis advances to second round

WILLIAMSTON — Franklin Academy’s tennis team advanced to the second round of the women’s dual team 1A state playoffs with a convincing 5-0 win against Riverside Martin, in a match played Tuesday in Williamston. The Patriots will play at Gates County High School in Tuesday’s...
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Cougars run strong in conference championship race

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — The Wake Forest High School boys and girls cross country runners raced to a fifth and sixth place, respectively in Tuesday’s Cap 8 conference championship. Both teams ran solid on the 5K course at Wake Med Soccer Park in Raleigh. “I thought both...
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Wolverines win in four, advance to Cap-8

RALEIGH — In just the fourth year of the program’s history, the Heritage High School volleyball team has enjoyed a breakthrough in 2013. They had their best season ever but it came to an end during the first round of the Cap 8 Conference tournament October 10, losing to Millbrook...
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High scoring loss for Red Rams

By Clellie Allen and Jonathan McNamara CREEDMOOR — The game between South Granville and visiting Franklinton High was expected to be a clash between two conference titans. The 67-57 Viking win over the Red Rams fulfilled those expectations, even though it resulted ...
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Heritage wins second golf title

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High School girl’s golf team’s goal at the beginning of the season was to defend their 2012 Cap 8 conference championship. In Tuesday’s final regular season match played at Hasentree Golf Club in Wake Forest, the Huskies did...
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Huskies take control quickly in win against Enloe

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — It didn’t take long for the Heritage High School football team to take control Friday night in a 39-12 victory against visiting Cap 8 Conference opponent Enloe. Heritage found its rhythm offensively and set the tone of the game early after...
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Heritage football team enjoying best start

From the sidelines by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — It’s been a successful season for the Heritage High School football team and it’s not over yet. As the Huskies prepare to travel to in-town rival Wake Forest tomorrow (Friday), one can’t help but give them credit for an...
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They’re No. 1!

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High jayvee volleyball team finished the season undefeated. Their record is 18-0. Playing on the JV team are, from top left, coach Natalie Walters, Bridget Talik, Allison Dodge, Jelina Rosa, Molly Heym, Alexandra Gooding, Brynn Carrick, Kelsey Critcher,...
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Wakefield’s Boyden wins Cap 8 singles title

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield sophomore Susanne Boyden has figured out the secret to winning on the tennis court. On Monday, she continued her hot streak at Millbrook High School by claiming the Cap 8 conference No. 1 singles title. Boyden remains undefeated after...