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Chris Leith helps raise $1,680 for Wakefield Wolverines football

RALEIGH — Driving rain did not stop Wakefiled High families and fans from participating in the Ram Gridiron Challenge Fundraiser Nov. 1 for the school’s football program.  Ram Truck brand contributed $20 for each test drive of the 2014 truck of the year – Ram Truck. Chris Leith...
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Cougars battle injuries, lose to Millbrook

  by: David Allen   Wake Forest — The 3-5 Lady Cougars lost a tough conference match against 6-2 Millbrook Tuesday. With multiple players injured and others sick, the night’s game was full of young players who hadn’t had a lot of game time before. Wake Forest found...
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Wakefield’s Mack named N.C. volleyball player of the year

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School volleyball player Darian Mack, a two-time first team all-state player, has been named as North Carolina’s Gatorade Player of the Year. The six foot, outside hitter, led the Wolverines to a 25-2 season and the program’s...
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Cooper to play softball at Averett University

By: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy standout softball player Olivia Cooper will be able to continue her career beyond the prep level, attending college and playing softball at Averett University next fall. Averett, a Division III school located in...
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Ram wrestlers pinned by East Wake

By: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School wrestling team had a good showing against a strong East Wake team but came up short 50-24 on December 11. The visiting Warriors recorded nine pins against the Rams in the dual match. “We gave our best and...
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Wakefield loses Cap 8 opener to Enloe

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — One more late three pointer or one late defensive stand and things could have been different for the Wakefield High School boys basketball team Tuesday night. The Wolverines cut a 13-point halftime margin to take a lead in the fourth...
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Cougars downed by Wildcats

by: David Allen   WAKE FOREST — After seeing their four-game win streak come to a halt against Knightdale, the Wake Forest Cougars suffered the second loss in a row, 56-29, against conference team Millbrook High Tuesday. Wake Forest found themselves outplayed in both halves,...
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Wakefield loses Cap 8 opener to Enloe

by: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — One more late three pointer or one late defensive stand and things could have been different for the Wakefield High School boys basketball team Tuesday night. The Wolverines cut a 13-point halftime margin to take a lead in the fourth...
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Wiser in second trip to state finals, Cougars still fall to Mallard Creek

By David Allen   WAKE FOREST — The state championship game between the Mallard Creek Mavericks and the Wake Forest Cougars was held Saturday, Dec. 14. The Mavericks entered the game undefeated while the Cougars had a 12-3 record. The game was a decided win for Mallard Creek,...

Heritage finishes in top half

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — The Heritage High School wrestling team wrestled its way to a fifth place finish in the Southern Brawl Dual tournament held this past Saturday at Southern Durham High School. Twelve high school teams participated in the all-day event and...

Wolverine wrestlers take fifth

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Wakefield High School’s wrestling team took fifth place in Saturday’s Wake County Championships at Green Hope High School. Three of the Wolverines had a strong showing in their first tournament, placing third. Billy Liptrot defeated his...
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Cougar baseball player Fausto Turro signs letter of intent

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High School senior Fausto Turro has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Mars Hill University. Turro has played all three years at Wake Forest, including two years on the junior varsity team and was a...