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Franklin Academy volleyball team loses to Voyager Academy

by Becky Kimbrell Norris WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy volleyball team played better as the match went along, but the offense of visiting Voyager Academy was took much as the Vikings defeated the Patriots, 3-0, in Tuesday’s North Central Athletic Conference match. A very...
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Wolverines shut out defending state runnersup

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s volleyball team came into this season with high expectations and through the first half of their schedule, it has appeared those expectations are justified. The team orchestrated perhaps it’s most complete effort...
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Wakefield racks up 547 yards in 34-24 win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD—The Wakefield High School Wolverines couldn’t have asked for a better start to their 2013 football season. They remain unbeaten after defeating a solid Middle Creek team by a score of 34-24 on Friday night. A 10-point deficit and several...
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Heritage boys, Cougar girls win races

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s girls and boys cross country teams posted 23 personal best times during a dual meet against Wake Forest Sept. 18. The Husky boys edged the Cougar boys by one point while the girls from Wake Forest outran Heritage on...
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Huskies top Wolverines 3-1 in soccer

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield’s offense took more shots than its opponent, but could not finish off as many opportunities and the Heritage High Huskies made off with a 3-1 win over the Wolverines in a Cap 8 conference match Sept. 18. The Wolverines produced 14...
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Rams searching for first volleyball win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE —The key words around the volleyball court at Rolesville High School is youth and inexperience. The school’s head coach Tosha Pullen is watching a very young team start the process of growing into what they hope will be eventually be a playoff...

Rolesville Runners Making Strides

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris GARNER — Michael Grether’s girls and boys cross country teams at Rolesville High School are making strides towards becoming competitive in their inaugural season. The squad is running, getting faster and improving their times, according to Grether. “We...
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Miracle League in the spotlight

LOUISBURG — This week’s spotlight players of the week are the Brown family. Stephen and Jenny Brown family have nine children playing with The Miracle League of Franklin County as well as older siblings helping as buddies. From left to right are Nicholas, Jeremy, Ian, Oksana,...
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Wakefield girls defeat heritage on the courts

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s girls tennis team defeated visiting Heritage 5-4 in a close Cap 8 Conference match, played Sept. 19 on the Wolverine courts. The Wakefield team won five singles matches while the Husky girls captured one singles match...
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Wolverines work overtime for a soccer win

by Becky Kimbrell Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High’s boys soccer team is proving that resiliency is a trait that they have in spades after a 3-1 double overtime win against Leesville Road, Monday. After losing their last three games, this victory helped the Wolverines improve to...
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Cougars finish first at Wakefield TPC

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD —The Wake Forest girls golf team captured their first Cap 8 conference match win this season during Tuesday’s round at the Wakefield TPC. The Cougars finished with 130 points ahead of Heritage and Wakefield, which tied for second with matching...
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Big first half enough for Huskies in 41-35 win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage Huskies and East Wake football teams each played one half of strong football Friday night at Heritage High School. The Huskies dominated in the first half, the Warriors in the second. The 27-point lead Heritage built up in the...