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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...
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Rolesville 10U All Stars take second in state

ROLESVILLE — After winning the Statewide Parks and Recreation Association’s Athletic Committee (SWAC) East Regional Championship, the Rolesville 10U All Stars traveled to Spring Lake for the SWAC State Tournament, July 26-28. Although they lost their first game to Alamance, they...
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Orioles are regular season champs

WAKE FOREST — The North Wake Junior League Orioles first won their regular season in June with a 8-2-1 record. Then, they won back-to-back tournament matches to clinch a spot in the spring-summer league championship game. Originally scheduled for the end of June, the game was...

Prep Sports Briefs — week of Aug. 8, 2013

Memorial Jamboree Saturday The second annual Lane Meyer/Wade Halford Memorial Soccer Jamboree is Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at fields 1-3 at the WRAL soccer fields, 7700 Perry Creek Road. Thirteen teams will participate, including Wake Forest, Franklinton, Wakefield, Sanderson and...

Community Sports Briefs — week of Aug. 8, 2013

Please submit Community Sports news to sports@wakeweekly.com or fax to 919-556-3182. Open gym with the Tarheels The Triangle Tarheels are holding a free open gym for rising fifth and sixth grade girls at Youngsville Elementary, Saturday. The time of the practice is  from 2-4 p.m....
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Soccer players honored with tourney

2nd annual Memorial Jamboree set for Aug. 10 by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The names and spirits of former Wake Forest-Rolesville and Franklinton high school  soccer players Lane Meyer and Wade Halford live on. When the two players died tragically in separate car...
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Youngsters get pigskin practice

Wake Forest High Cougars return for sixth year to help lead football camp. by Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — In what has become an annual treat for local youngsters eager to learn football tips from some of the best prep athletes in the state, the Rolesville Parks and Recreation...
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Wake Forest tennis teams shine at state tourney

WAKE FOREST — Six tennis teams from the Wake Forest area were among over 1,200 tennis players who participated in the 2013 USTA Adult League North Carolina 18+ State Championships held in Lake Norman June 27-30. Two ladies teams from Hasentree (3.0 and 3.5), a mens team out of...

Mud run focuses on family participation

YOUNGSVILLE — The  Big Muddy Challenge, an obstacle course mud run designed specifically for parents and their children, will be held  Saturday, Sept. 7 at Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville. Children ages 6 to 12 along with a parent or guardian will “race” through a muddy, age...