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...

Wolverine wrestlers win three out of five

RALEIGH — Wakefield High School hosted their annual wrestling tournament and won three out of five matches Saturday. The Wolverines beat Garner 39-36, Southern Vance 66-0 and Voyager Academy 34-30 and then lost to Fuquay-Varina 48-36 and Pinecrest 61-12. "I thought we wrestled...

Mutio, Brito: A winning combination

WAKE FOREST — Nick Mutio of Wake Forest High School and Anthony Brito of Heritage High School won their respective weight classes at the Sarah Wilkes Invitational wrestling tournament at Morehead High School Saturday. Mutio, a senior, won the 138-pound weight class in a 7-1...

Keep a watch on future stars

Every now and then, there comes along a high school athlete who makes headlines, breaks records and wins big games. Sometimes it happens in our own backyard with guys like Bryce Love, Dexter Lawrence, Logan Shytle, Bo Boyden and many others who represent the Wake Forest area as...

Scoreboard

Reported Jan. 13 - Jan. 19 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, 7-8 overall; loss at Enloe, 68-61....

Heritage pulls away against Broughton

WAKE FOREST — A big night from Cydney Johnson and a high-scoring third quarter gave the Heritage girls’ basketball team their first win against Broughton in school history. The Huskies celebrated a 63-50 victory over Broughton at home Friday. The Huskies trailed the Capitals...

Huskies slip up against Caps

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s boys basketball team lost their first place standing in the Cap 8 conference after a 68-52 loss to Broughton Friday. It’s the first time this season the Huskies have lost at home, going 4-0 before the contest against the Capitals. Broughton got off to a...

Red Rams win Rocket Invitational

FRANKLINTON — Six Franklinton wrestlers won first place in their respective weight classes at the Rocket Invitational tournament at Roxboro Jan. 9. Daniel Mickshutz won the 113-pound weight class after pinning Shon Ballou from Halifax County, VA in the second period. Isaac Nash...

Youngsville Heat travel ball tryouts Fri., Sun.

YOUNGSVILLE — The 8U Youngsville Heat travel baseball team will hold tryouts for their spring team on Friday, 6 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 24, 2 p.m. at the Inside Pitch, 640 Park Ave., Youngsville. Previous players are still required to tryout. For questions, contact the head coach,...

Cougars upset by Eagles

RALEIGH — For the first time in three years, Wake Forest’s boys basketball team lost to Enloe. The Eagles defeated the Cougars 68-61 Friday at Enloe. Most of Enloe’s points came from outside jump shots and the Wake Forest defense couldn’t make enough stops. "Enloe made some tough...

2015 High School Sports Year-In-Review

By Marty Simpkins Looking back on a year full of sports The year 2015 produced a number of great memories in high school sports. There were historic moments and emotional victories. Each high school had their share of memorable wins and forgetful losses. This is the time where we...

Patriots down Hawks

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy won their ninth game in a row after a 51-23 victory at home over Kestrel Heights Tuesday. The Patriots have never lost to the Hawks since Erin Thornton Took over as head coach for Franklin Academy in 2012. “I feel like it gets harder every year...