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Heritage senior to swim with the bulldogs

By Becky Norris  Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — A Heritage High School senior has made his formal commitment to swim at the collegiate level. Stephen Tresslar, a multi-discipline swimmer with the Huskies will attend Wingate University, an NCAA Division II school in Wingate.  He...
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Heritage loses control of rivalry game

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — With Wake Forest and Heritage in a possible tie for the conference title, Tuesday night’s match was important. Heritage entered with a 12-2 record and Wake Forest with a 11-1-1, so both were poised to either win or tie for conference...
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Royal Knights take tourney win

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Royal Knights Basketball Club, a travel team based in Franklin county, played last weekend at the Youth Sports Athletic League’s On-the-Court Classic in Durham, sponsored by the United States Basketball Association (USBA). At the championship game Sunday,...
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Patriot netters advance to second round

WALLACE — Franklin Academy’s tennis team advanced to the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A Dual Tennis Tournament with a 5-0 win over Wallace-Rose-Hill. The Patriots, 11-6, seeded as a wild card, won every game Tuesday except one in the five...
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Lady Wolverines win 14th match

By Becky Kimbrell Norris Correspondent  WAKEFIELD — With two regular season games remaining on their schedule, the Wakefield women’s lacrosse team has high expectations. Tuesday, the Wolverines got behind in the first four minutes of the game against visiting Millbrook but went...
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Cougars win in last minutes

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — The rivalry between Wake Forest and Heritage has produced some exceptionally played games, and Tuesday night was no exception. “We’ve been playing these guys for years, and they’ve always given us a hard time,” said Cougars captain Cam...
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White wins co-angler division with 5 catches at almost 16 pounds

HENDERSON — Will White of Wake Forest and Chuck Wilson of Youngsville found themselves in the top-10 set of co-anglers in the Walmart Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake Saturday. White won the co-angler division with a five-bass weight total of 15...
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Rolesville’s Blake McShea named conference player of the year

By Becky Kimbrell Norris Correspondent  ROLESVILLE — Rolesville High School golfer Blake McShea secured his spot in the school history books for becoming the first–ever Ram athlete to be honored as Player of the Year. The sophomore, who has only played the sport for two years,...
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Huskies head to golf regionals for first time

By Becky Kimbrell Norris Correspondent  RALEIGH — The Heritage High School golf team’s goal since the start of the 2014 season has been to make the 4A Mid-East Regional tournament. Their fourth-place finish in last week’s regular season match at Wildwood Greens assured them their...
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Canes take tourney

WAKE FOREST — The 14U Evoshield Canes won their first tournament of the season, the USSSA Super NIT Championship April 11-13, in Charlotte with a 4-0 record in a field that included Team DeMarini Black from Georgia, Michigan Elite Wave, Ohio Elite and Motor City Hit Dawgs from...
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Lighting strikes in D.C

WAKE FOREST — The Carolina Lightning Bantam B team is just completing their season and recently won the Congressional Spring Classic in Washington, D.C., They defeated the Richmond Generals 6-1 in the title round. Their other games were won 5-2, 5-0 and 8-0. They only lost one...
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Red Rams let another slip by

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — Meeting for the second time this season, the Franklinton baseball team faced off against Bunn High Tuesday night. With Bunn jumping to an early 6-0 lead, the Red Rams nearly caught up, making it 6-5. But as in the past when they got close...