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Wake Forest Tennis names Avery Cup League Champs

The Wake Forest Area Tennis Association has ended the Fall 2013 Avery Cup League season — crowning champions in two divisions. In Avery Cup, teams are made up of two women and two men who play pro sets of doubles and mixed doubles. At season’s end, all teams play in the playoffs...

Heritage’s Brito remains undefeated

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — A couple of local high school wrestlers had a solid showing at Saturday’s Sonny Inskip Wrestling Invitational. Freshman Anthony Brito of Heritage High School placed first in his weight class as did Nasid Barrow of Wake Forest High. Brito...
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Turnovers, poor shooting doom heritage girls

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High School girls basketball team had no answers for Leesville Road in Friday’s Cap 8 Conference game. Not able to overcome some poor team shooting and 27 turnovers, the Huskies suffered a 42-15 loss to their visitor...
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Broughton topples Lady Cougars

By Clellie Allen   RALEIGH — The final 61-49 score from Wake Forest’s loss to undefeated Broughton is reflective of a team that has a majority of players who haven’t seen a lot of playing time before this season. What it doesn’t reflect is the doggedness of a Cougar team...
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Cougars felled by Caps

By Clellie Allen   RALEIGH — For three quarters, 4-3 Wake Forest gave 6-1 Broughton a run for their money, coming back from a 12-point deficit at the end of the first period to be within two at the end of the third. But the Herculean effort wasn’t enough for the Cougars to...
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Lower weights carry Leesville past Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — From 152 to 285 pounds, the Heritage High School wrestling team went 5-2 in seven bouts where points were scored in three falls, one decision and one forfeit when they squared off December 18 with Leesville Road High School. The problem...
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Rams pinned by West Johnston

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WEST JOHNSTON — Despite losing to West Johnston, Rolesville High School wrestling coach Michael Grether said it was his team’s best match of the season. “While it may seem contrary to the results, this was arguably the best match we have wrestled...
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Ram girls lose 66-38 to West Johnston

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — When Tosha Pullen became the head coach of the Rolesville High School girls basketball team, she came with a vision of starting a program and raising it to an elite level. The Rams, 0-9, this season have been on the wrong end of a few...
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Rams lose their footing in fourth quarter.

By David Allen   FRANKLINTON — With stands filled to the brim, and both teams playing fast and powerful, the rivalry game between Franklinton and Bunn’s boys basketball teams was a nonstop race. The Wildcats, however, won on a slim lead with a final 80-74 score. The...
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Rams lose to rivalry stigma

By David Allen    FRANKLINTON — The rivalry game between Franklinton High, 5-2, and the 5-3 Bunn High resulted in a staggering 42-17 defeat for the Rams. “I don’t care if we played Carolina (UNC), we would have played better than this,” said Franklinton coach Lester Wilde...
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Katowitz’s 23 points lead Heritage past Leesville road

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— Friday night, the Heritage High School boys basketball team finished off Cap 8 Conference opponent Leesville Road with a huge third quarter. The Huskies outscored their visitors 18-8 in the third frame and earned their first win over...
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Cougars 3-0 in dual matches

By David Allen    WAKE FOREST — With a 3-0 record in dual matches, and placing high in tournament meets, Wake Forest is a force to be reckoned with. The Cougars faced off against Broughton at home Dec. 18. Both sides won 7 matches, and scored 5 pins. But the Cougars were...