Cougars clinch Cap 8 title

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s wrestling team won their match 47-31 at Sanderson Jan. 21 to win the Cap 8 conference title. It’s the Cougars’ first Cap 8 title since 2012 and they won it in the final match of the regular season. Five Wake Forest wrestlers pinned their opponent in...

Softball registration now open

WAKE FOREST — North Wake County Baseball Association is now offering spring softball played at The Factory in Wake Forest. Registration is now open for girls 5-15 years old. Registration and additional information is available at nwcba.com.

Future female sport stars in the making

Last week, I pointed out some fall and winter sports male athletes who are underclassmen, but have potential to be the next local superstar. This week, I’m focusing on the underclassman female athletes who are already making big plays during the fall and winter sports season....

Another chance to play again

Sitting volleyball offered to Wake Forest residents. WAKE FOREST — Even if you’re confined to a wheelchair, you can still have fun playing sports. That’s the message Jenna Hinton wants to share with Wake Forest. Hinton works for Triangle Volleyball Club and is trying to spread...

Heritage girls get first

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls basketball team defeated Wakefield at home for the first time in school history Thursday, Jan. 21. The Huskies never trailed the Wolverines and finished the game with a score of 46-37. Heritage came off a first-ever win against Broughton Jan. 15 and...

Rams wrestlers victorious on first senior night

ROLESVILLE — It was a night to remember for the Rolesville wrestling squad. The Rams defeated Garner 64-15 in their first senior night in school history Tuesday. Rolesville’s first senior class helped give the Rams their first win over Garner in school history. "Garner has always...

Huskies level Wolverines

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s boys basketball squad dominated Wakefield at home Thursday, Jan. 21 with an 83-65 win. It’s the fourth time this season the Huskies have scored 80 points or more. Heritage coach Tilden Brill said his boys didn’t have a good outing against Broughton last...

Heritage makes history in victory over Wakefield

WAKE FOREST — A late comeback rally gave Heritage wrestling their best regular season finish in school history when they beat Wakefield 40-36 at home Jan. 21. With the win, the Huskies finish fifth in the Cap 8 conference, their highest standing since the start of the program in...

Scoreboard

Reported Jan. 20 - Jan. 26 Here are area scores reported directly from teams or from the NCHSAA-sanctioned MaxPreps.com. Any coach or parent can submit scores or other sport info to sports@wakeweekly.com. Wake Forest High School Boys Basketball, 9-8 overall; wins at Apex...

Dream League registration begins Feb. 1

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department will accept Dream League baseball applications from special needs children ages 5 and older from Monday, Feb. 1, through Monday, Feb. 29. Designed for both boys and girls, the adaptive baseball...

NCHSAA preparing to realign athletic conferences

WAKE FOREST — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is planning on putting schools in new conferences from 2017-2021. Conference realignment happens every four years. The NCHSAA is still working on the draft process and released their second draft Thursday...

Cougars fall apart against Enloe

RALEIGH — An injury to a key player and a poor shooting performance caused the Wake Forest girls basketball team to drop a 53-31 loss on the road at Enloe. Jada Miller got Wake Forest going early on offense. The sophomore scored three 3-pointers in a row, giving her nine points...