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Fall season begins with a championship win by local CASL team

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest CASL United Blue U14 girls challenge soccer team shut out the competition at the Furniture City Classic in High Point, Aug. 24-25. The team posted 21 goals in the tournament while preventing any goals by opponents. Team members are, from back left,...
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Huskies Win Second Golf Tournament

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — The Heritage High School women’s golf team, behind the play of Rhea Bhatia and Kendra Dalton, won its second Cap 8 Conference match this season. Bhatia and Dalton fired matching scores of 38 on the nine holes, played Monday at the North Ridge...

For 24th year, sports participation increases

INDIANAPOLIS — Participation in high school sports increased for the 24th consecutive year in 2012-13 and passed the 7.7 million mark for the first time, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School...

NCHSAA president appointed, local representative retires

CHAPEL HILL — Bill Miller, superintendent of Polk County schools, will serve as president of the North Carolina High School Board of Directors for the 2013-14 academic year. Miller was slated to be vice-president this year and was elevated to president when Kathy Spencer, Onslow...
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Patriots even-up record

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s soccer team evened its record to 2-2 with a 10-1 win against Research Triangle High School Aug. 28. Several Patriots scored goals including senior center-mid Gabe Milioni, forward Brian Gonzales and Chris Hughes, a senior midfielder. “They all...
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Brabrand throws Holly Springs aside

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris HOLLY SPRINGS— Despite 68 points and more than 1,000 yards of offense combined, it was the Wakefield defense that may have made the difference in the Wolverine’s 40-28 win against Holly Springs Friday night. Wakefield was able to get a key stop on the...
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Cougars down Warriors

by Clellie Allen KNIGHTDALE — The first half of the out-of-conference game between Wake Forest and East Wake looked like a tight game between close rivals. First, the Warriors stunned the Cougars with a nearly 70-yard kick return right down into their red zone. An opening score...
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Rams display building blocks

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Tosha Pullen knew she faced a lot of challenges as the Rolesville High School girl’s volleyball coach in the team’s inaugural season. Success certainly isn’t a guarantee. But with the help of a squad willing to buy into her system, she...
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Rolesville gets historic first win

See the Wake Forest Weekly‘s photo store for more photos. ROLESVILLE — The first football game in Rolesville High School’s history was against a more experienced Heritage JV team.  It began like one might think a first game would — Heritage ran  back the opening kickoff to...
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Record turnout bodes well for Cougar cross country

  by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Cross Country coach Patrick Marshall has been coaching track at the high school in some form for eight years. And this year, he really likes what he sees with his cross country program — particularly with the numbers. “We’ve got a...

Huskies shut out by Catamounts

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris CARY — It took Panther Creek just one quarter to get things up and going against visiting Heritage Friday night and they walked away with their first shutout of the season with a 44-0 win over the Huskies. The Catamounts were hungry after losing 28-14 to...
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Red Rams go 2-0 to kick off season

by Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — The Red Rams traveled to county rival Louisburg High for their first away game of the season, besting the Warriors 50-28. Tallying 503 yards of offense in 52 plays, the Red Rams charged their way into the win column for the second time in a row....