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Patriots return eight soccer starters, begin new conference

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy boys soccer coach Michael Hunt is counting on his returning starters to carry the load this season as the team looks to make a third consecutive playoff appearance. The Patriots return eight starters, including two...
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Heritage volleyball aims for more victories

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Winning has been anything but easy for the Heritage High School girls volleyball team. The Huskies have posted just three wins in their three-year history, and while the team has had a rough beginning, head coach Branden Green believes...
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Red Rams volleyball set for success

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams volleyball team is ready to get back in the gym and handle some unfinished business after falling in the second round of the state playoffs last year. Returning to the lineup will be juniors Kaitlyn Branam, Ann Moss and senior...
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New coach, lots of returnees, Husky tennis full of excitement

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s girls tennis teams have been competitive in their short three-year history. But, the overall results haven’t always been encouraging. Under new head coach John Fisher, however, and with a team returning all of its...
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Rams ready to charge

Franklinton high school hosts jamboree to prepare for new season by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton Red Rams hosted a jamboree Saturday which included six traditionally strong football teams. Northern Nash High, North Pitt High, Burlington Cummings High, Princeton...
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Fans get taste of upcoming football season

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — The 8th annual Mellow Mushroom Pigskin Classic, signals the arrival of high school football season much like the referee’s whistle signals the first kick-off. Varsity teams from  Cardinal Gibbons, Panther Creek, Knightdale, Middle Creek and Enloe were...
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Wake County Basketball Association shines in Florida

WAKE FOREST — The Wake County Basketball Association’s 10th and 11th grade Blue teams traveled to Orlando, Fla. to compete in the AAU D1 national basketball championships July 22-29. Both teams returned with overall 6-3 winning tournament records. The WCBA 10th grade Blue reached...
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Newspaper launches online photo store

WAKE FOREST — For decades, The Wake Weekly has been known for the oodles of photographs from community events, displayed on picture pages. Those photos have always been available for purchase in print form by calling the newspaper office. The  newspaper  has taken that a step...
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Rolesville girls All Star team shine

ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville 8U girls softball coach pitch All Stars team was singled out for honor at Monday’s town board meeting. An All Star team is formed at the end of the regular season, and the players are selected by the coaches — they are the best of the best athletes....
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Rolesville teen will play premier-level Rugby

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   ROLESVILLE — A young rugby player from Rolesville has taken the first steps to a potentially bright future in the sport. Sixteen-year-old Devin Tomlin has been invited to play this fall with the Glendale Raptors, a premier team, located in...