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Cougar Boys topple Rams

By David Allen   ROLESVILLE — The Wake Forest Cougars soundly defeated the Rolesville High Rams in Tuesday night’s boys varsity basketball match. The two teams started the game with an even tempo, but it was the Cougars who broke away and kept the lead. With a final score of...
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Huskies escape with OT hoops win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Heritage High junior guard Jared Joyner scored 14 points, including nine in the extra frame, leading his team to a 64-60 non-conference overtime win Monday night against visiting Knightdale High. “Jared stepped up his game in the...
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Patriot Girls Hang On To Remain Undefeated

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— The Franklin Academy girls basketball team almost blew a seven-point lead over visiting Durham Flight, but held on by making four of four free throws in the last eight seconds to secure a 56-50 win Monday night. Senior Catie Keel and...
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Cougars Win In Four OTs

Cougars pull out solid defensive win to advance to ‘final four’   By David Allen   WAKE FOREST — It is oft-repeated that defense is the key to victory, and Wake Forest’s coach Reggie Lucas leads by this mentality. In the third round of the state playoffs it paid off again...
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Wakefield athletic director honored

by Clellie Allen RALEIGH — The N.C. Athletic Education Association named Wakefield High athletic director Dexter Cooley the N.C. High School Athletic Director of the Year at its convention in Raleigh. Cooley is a teacher, coach and athletic director at Wakefield High. While a...
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Wakefield falls in round two

by Clellie Allen   WAKEFIELD — There doesn’t seem to be much to point at to explain Wakefield’s 23-16 second round playoff loss to Millbrook High School Friday night. Both teams had solid defense and offense, providing nail-biting plays on both sides of the field; it just...
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Cougars Run Past Patriots

By: David Allen  SOUTHERN PINES — “Defense is the key to winning, and tonight that was the case.” said Wake Forest coach Reggie Lucas after the Cougars’ victory against Pinecrest Friday night. The game was a defensive battle with an interception by Wake Forest’s Nic DeLuke in the...
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Husky Swimmers Finish One, Two.

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Heritage High School’s womens swim team opened their 2013 season and made history by capturing their very first victory. The Husky girls swam to first place in Monday’s meet at North Carolina State University’s Aquatic Center and placed...

Patriot boys split opening games

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — On the heels of a season opening 59-52 loss to Lighthouse Christian on November 7, the Franklin Academy boys’ basketball team set its sights on its next opponent, Raleigh Hawks and defeated them 67-33 Monday night. The Patriots responded...
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Lady Patriots Win Basketball Opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — If there were any opening night nerves, Franklin Academy’s girls’ basketball team quickly disposed of them. The Patriots rolled into the 2013-14 season with an impressive 51-30 win against Lighthouse in the team’s season opener November ...
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Wake Forest’s Amanda Levy will play at UNC-Pembroke

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Amanda Levy will continue her golf career in the fall at UNC-Pembroke. The Wake Forest High School senior made it official Nov. 18 when she signed a national letter of intent to play Division II golf for the Braves. “I decided on...