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Wake Forest gets swept by undefeated Broughton

Wake Forest High School: 0 Broughton High School: 3 By Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Even after winning back-to-back road games, the Cougars' volleyball team couldn't handle the undefeated Broughton Capitals at Wake Forest. The final score was 3-0 (12-25, 2-25, 15-25) and the...
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Heritage wins against a tough Sanderson team

Heritage: 3 Sanderson: 1 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Heritage high school's volleyball team hosted Sanderson in a conference game Tuesday night. The Huskies were coming off of a tough loss to Leesville Road so the outcome was important for conference placing. The first match had...
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Huskies build a program of learning, fun

by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In her inaugural season Leanna Winstead has created an environment at Heritage High School's tennis program that encourages players of all skill levels to get better with each game they play, and to have fun doing it. "Even though we did not win every...
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Patriots improve despite adversity

Franklin Academy: 3 Chatham Charter: 6 Franklin Academy: 6 Voyager Academy: 3 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy girls tennis improves to 10-3 after a 3-6 loss to Chatham Charter and a big win against Voyager Academy, 6-3. Chatham Charter was a school that defeated...
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Franklin Academy freshman forward scores two for victory

Franklin Academy: 2 Woods Charter: 0 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — It's not very often that a freshman leads his team to victory in a varsity soccer match. However, on Monday night, it was the case for striker Zach Hanson and Franklin Academy as they defeated conference...
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Winning one for Rock

Heritage High School: 35 Sanderson High School: 13 WAKE FOREST – The Heritage High School football team hosted Sanderson Friday during one of the toughest times in the school’s history following the devastating death of 15-year old Braden Rock, a student and band member at the...
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Wakefield loses first match, but wins Cap 8 championship

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — The lady Wolverines saw their chance of an undefeated season slip away at Heritage Golf Club Tuesday, but because this was the last golf match of the regular season, they were crowned Cap 8 conference champions. Wakefield finished fourth at...
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Young driver makes impact

FRANKLINTON — NASCAR driver Brayton Haws, 15, of Franklinton, presents a check for $2,165 to representatives from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society after collecting donations in advance of his Sept. 13 race at Hickory Motor Speedway. Pictured are, from left, Meredith Johnson,...
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Huskies drop 10th match of the season at Millbrook

Heritage 2 Millbrook 7 by Marty Simpkins Raleigh — The Huskies continue struggling, losing 7-2 at Millbrook Monday. Alexandria Scott of Heritage won her match due to Millbrook’s number one player retiring with a migraine. Even though Sara Talley and Janelle Maffucci lost their...
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Cougars crush the Capitals

Wake Forest 60 Broughton 20 by David Allen WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Cougars’ football team remains the only undefeated team in the Cap 8 conference after Friday night’s 60-20 victory against Broughton. While the Cougars are no strangers to overpowering victories this season,...
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Scoreboard – Oct. 2, 2014

Reported Sept. 24 - Sept. 30 Here are area scores reported directly from teams or from the NCHSAA-sanctioned MaxPreps.com. Any coach or parent can submit scores or other sport info to sports@wakeweekly.com. Heritage High School Football, 4-1 overall; win at Leesville Road, 14-3....