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Wakefield shuts out Broughton

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Wakefield High School men’s tennis team swept past their biggest Cap 8 Conference rival on Monday, recording their first ever shutout against the ranked Caps. The Wolverines won all six singles and three doubles matches in...

Patriots are 2-0 in first games

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — In their opening games of the 2014 season, the Franklin Academy girls soccer team impressed, picking up a conference and a non-conference victory and holding their opponents to just one goal. The Patriots traveled to Louisburg...
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Huskies dominate three in a row

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — The Heritage Huskies baseball team  has won three straight games in the past week. The team hosted Knightdale last Thursday amidst bad weather and low temperatures. However, the Huskies would not be stopped, and defeated the Knights 5-1....
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They’ve still got it

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s softball team returned to the field this spring after last year’s state championship appearance where they were state runner-ups. Their opening game was against Rolesville High School, the newest school in the area which...

Rolesville tees up inaugural season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILE — It’s not often a coach has the chance to start a program from scratch, but that was the task given to Rolesville High School boys golf coach, Greg Kozar as the Rams compete in their inaugural season in the sport. And if early...

Rams ready to serve

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Jeanne Pastorius knows it’s impossible to forecast how many wins the Rolesville High School boys tennis team will record in its inaugural season. The Rams lost their season opener 9-0 last Wednesday to Southeast Raleigh in the...
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Ram girls kick off first soccer season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE—As the 2014 high school girls soccer season gets started, local coaches have finalized their teams and evaluated just what it will take to accomplish their goals. Looking forward to getting their first season underway, the...
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Patriots ready for new season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy softball team is coming off a 13-5 season and is looking to return to the NCHSAA playoffs in 2014. After winning the Carolina 12 Conference 1A division and placing third overall in the 1A/2A league last...

Run like a mother

WAKE FOREST — The Kerr Family YMCA has opened registration for the annual Mother’s Day 5K Race, Run Like a Mother, scheduled Sunday, May 11 at 8:30 a.m. The race will start on Wakefield Pines Drive, wind through Wakefield Plantation, and end with a post-race party with activities...
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Granite Falls swimmer takes third in state

ROLESVILLE — Granite Falls Makos team member MaKayla Ciancanelli finished third in the state at the N.C. 2014 age group championship in the girls 10 and under 100-meter butterfly with a time of 1:12.34. The event was held Feb. 13-16 at the Greensboro Aquatics Center, and more...
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Patriot soccer ready to take on the best

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — With an amiable mixture of experienced leadership and youth, the Franklin Academy soccer team is looking to make some headlines this season. “I really like the youth and veteran leadership on our club,” said Patriot soccer...
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Wakefield boasts deep tennis squad for 2014

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Corresponden WAKEFIELD — When outlining their vision for the 2014 tennis season, Wakefield High School coach Ken Stewart summed it up best, noting that hard work, team chemistry and a love for the game itself would be key ingredients to a successful...