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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...

Wolverines lose the battle of unbeatens

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Anytime two top-ranked volleyball teams meet, the encounter is bound to be a battle. That’s especially true when both squads are walking onto the court undefeated in conference play. Both Wakefield and Broughton High School volleyball teams...
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Wakefield’s Boyden beats undefeated champion

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis player Susanne Boyden handed Broughton’s Maggie Kane her first ever loss in her four-year high school career. Boyden defeated the state 4A singles champion 2-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a match played Tuesday at Broughton High...
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Cougars and Wolverines split XC dual race

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Calvin Ulrich of Wake Forest crossed the finish line first in a dual 5K cross country meet between the Cougars and Wakefield High September 11. Ulrich finished with a time of 17:56.50 on Wake Forest’s Flaherty Park course and led the Cougars...
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Patriot runners take second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris CARY — Franklin Academy’s girls and boys cross country team both finished second in Tuesday’s 5K race held at Bond Park in Cary. Host Raleigh Charter won the girls and boys race. East Wake Academy was third in the girl’s race and placed fourth in the boys...
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Patriots shut out Roxboro

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Six different Patriots scored goals in Franklin Academy’s 8-0 win Sept. 9 against visiting Roxboro Community. The Patriots improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. “I thought we controlled the ball well...

Wakefield tops Southeast Raleigh, 42-11

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — It was only a matter of time before Wakefield High School’s football team ignited. Locked in a defensive battle with Southeast Raleigh for the first quarter, the Wolverines exploded with 35 points in the second and third quarters before claiming...
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Heritage sweeps Cougars in volleyball

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School continued its recent run of success on the volleyball court, sweeping crosstown rival and Cap 8 conference opponent Wake Forest Thursday. The Huskies trailed early in the first and second games, but were able to rebound...
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Franklinton knocks out two conference foes

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High volleyball earned two conference wins this week. Sept. 12, Franklinton traveled to Warren County High for a match against the Eagles. Winning three straight sets, Franklinton proved too much for the Eagles. Set scores were...
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Every player has a buddy!

LOUISBURG — The Miracle League of Franklin County is a baseball league for children and young adults in Franklin, Vance, Granville, Warren and Wake Counties. Every player has a buddy to help with the play. No experience is needed by buddies or players. The Miracle League of held...