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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...
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Heritage tops Sanderson for first place tie

              by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s soccer team got all the offense it would need against Sanderson. After the top teams in the Cap 8 Conference generated numerous scoring chances all throughout Monday’s...
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Rams make strides on the court in first year

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Rolesville High School tennis coach Jeannie Pastorius and her players know more wins will come. The Rams have recorded two victories in their inaugural season, both against Greater Neuse River Conference opponent, Southeast Raleigh. All of...
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Red Rams elude Panthers

Franklinton defeats Granville Central and move to 5-0 for the season. By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton celebrated homecoming with a victory against Granville Central Sept 27 as the Red Rams remain undefeated for the season. “We came out on fire. We were up 14-0...
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Heritage drives to win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Rhea Bhatia and Kendra Dalton of Heritage High shared low medalist honors during Tuesday’s Cap 8 Conference golf match. Both girls shot a 35 on nine holes played at Wil-Mar Golf Course in Raleigh. Heritage finished with a team score of 112, the...
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Patriots race to first, second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Hannah Zenker of Franklin Academy posted the fastest time in the Sept. 23 North Central Athletic Conference cross country quad meet at Flaherty Park in Wake Forest. Zenker, who led the entire race, finished in 20:56 and also paced the...
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Rolesville soccer looking for first win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — While some area soccer teams are enjoying successful seasons, the Rolesville High School Rams are still searching for their initial win. And it didn’t come on September 25 against Knightdale High School when they were defeated by the Knights...
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Red Rams shut out Warriors

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton soccer dismantled the Warriors of Louisburg Tuesday, 3-0. With two goals scored in the first ten minutes, the Red Rams were set up for a win early. At the 15-minute mark of the first half, Franklinton had secured three goals. Corey...
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Five set match gives Lady Red Rams confidence

Franklinton volleyball goes all out in loss against South Granville. By Jonathan McNamara CREEDMOOR — The Franklinton Red Rams’ volleyball squad showed how scrappy they can be in a 2-3 loss against South Granville, Sept. 26. After losing the first two sets to conference rival and...
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Patriot tennis team extends win streak

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris DURHAM— The win streak continues for the Franklin Academy girl’s tennis team. Victories against Riverside Martin High School and Voyager Academy pushed the Patriots overall record to 10-1 and 6-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. In Monday’s match...
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Wakefield netters go 1-2 this week

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — After losing two back to back matches, Wakefield High School’s tennis team regrouped and defeated Cap 8 Conference opponent Enloe in a match, played Monday on the Wolverines court. Wakefield won four singles and two doubles in the 6-3 victory...