Heritage produces another All-Star

WAKE FOREST — Hunter Weiland of Heritage High School will be playing in the North Carolina East-West All-Star soccer game July 21 at UNC-Greensboro. The honor is given to the top-36 high school senior soccer players in the state and Weiland made the cut. He is the third player in...

Wolves have a bitter end to a sweet season

Wakefield Middle 32, Leesville Road Middle 38 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — With a chance to go undefeated, the Wakefield Middle School girls basketball team squared off with Leesville Road. It was an up-and-down game with no team taking a clear advantage. The Wolves took over the...

Wake Forest’s Mutio brings home third in state

by David Allen GREENSBORO — Despite freezing temperatures, snow and ice, which hampered school systems’ travel plans, Heritage, Wakefield, Wake Forest and Franklinton high schools each had wrestlers compete in the state tournament Friday and Saturday. Franklinton The Red Rams...

Wakefield tennis looking to repeat

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Tennis seasons don’t get better than what the Wakefield boys team accomplished last year. They finished 22-0 and won the state title as a team. The Wolverines also swept the state individual titles with Bo Boyden winning the singles as a junior and...

Huskies’ defense falls short on senior night

Heritage 49, Broughton 63 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Despite the pressure and energy of the last game of the regular season, the Heritage boys basketball team couldn’t muster up a win against Broughton, losing the game 63-49. Husky coach Tilden Brill attributed the loss to...

Cougars host 4A mideast regional wrestling tourney

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — The N.C. High School Athletic Association’s 4-A mid-east regional wrestling tournament was held at Wake Forest High School Feb. 12-14, while the 2-A mid-east tournament was held at Wheatmore High School in Trinity. The winter weather last week...

Golf conference champions hoping to repeat

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — After winning the conference last year, the Franklin Academy boys golf program look ahead to the upcoming season. The Patriots won the conference regular season and tournament championship for the first time in school history last season. Coach...

Experience should help Wakefield baseball

RALEIGH — Wakefield finished fifth in the Cap-8 in baseball last year and coach Ed Hall said that he is looking for better results this upcoming season. The Wolverines went 9-12 and 6-8 in the conference last season and they are losing four seniors, including pitcher Evan...

Patriots looking for third state playoff run

WAKE FOREST — In the upcoming softball season, Franklin Academy is looking to build on the previous year and reload for a big run in 2015. The Lady Patriots posted a 12-6 record last year and were 8-3 at home. They also made the state playoffs for the second time in school...

Heritage lacrosse losing big senior class

WAKE FOREST — Big changes are coming to the Heritage lacrosse team this year after losing 13 seniors to graduation, most of whom  were starters last season. Coach James Riedel will have an almost completely different team this year, which he says will make for an interesting...

Wakefield boys golf working together as a team

RALEIGH — It was a disappointing season for Wakefield boys golf last year, finishing sixth in the conference. Under coach James Doyle, the team will look to make a push in the Cap-8. The Wolverines have lost four seniors from last season’s team: Cole Ray, Justin Chitla, Daniel...

New girls soccer coach at Franklin Academy

WAKE FOREST — Coach Kambyl Borries not only teaches German at Franklin Academy, she’s also the new girls soccer coach. Borries enters her first season after coach Jay Paradowski switched to coach the boys team. Paradowski led the girls to a 14-6-1 season last year before the team...