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Rams win one, drop one

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Red Rams soccer lost both home games and won their road game over the weekend. Starting their season against Southern Nash at home Aug. 22, Franklinton looked well conditioned, never looking fatigued throughout the game. Unfortunately, the Red...
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Patriot runners lead off with talent

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The return of a talented core of experienced runners has the Franklin Academy cross country team looking forward to 2013. “This year’s team has got coach Dwayne Reece and I really excited,” said Patriot head coach Beth Martin. “First of all,...
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Heritage golfers win season’s first match

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High School girl’s golf team appears ready for its assault on another Cap 8 Conference championship. The Huskies kicked off the 2013 season Monday with a first place finish in the opening match, which was played on the links at...
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Red Rams spike Cougars

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School Red Rams netted their first win of the season Aug. 22 against down-the-road Wake Forest High. Brook Davis set the bar high in the game with 31 assists, 8 digs and 3 kills. “The girls turned it on tonight. It was...
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Red Rams celebrate first win of season

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams won a physical game Aug. 23, against a tough Goldsboro team. “Goldsboro is a very talented team. I was proud of our team, the way they competed throughout the game,” head coach Jeremy Buck said after the game. Goldsboro surprised...
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Huskies open season with big win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High School football team jumped out to a 35-14 halftime lead against visiting Holly Springs and never looked back, beating their guests 49-21. The win is the first opening one for the Huskies in its short three year varsity...

Patriot girls run for first

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls cross country team landed a perfect score of 15 and a first place in Tuesday’s tri-meet Tuesday against Triangle Research High School and Voyager Academy. The Patriot boys were second in their race behind winner...
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Wake Forest looks solid as season starts

Cougars get decisive win against Panther Creek. by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — If there was any doubt that Wake Forest would be able to put together complete offense and defense teams with significant depth and experience, the Cougars put much of that to rest in their 28-14...

Girls lacrosse possibility for Wake Forest High in spring

WAKE FOREST — If a handful of folks at Wake Forest High have any say, there will be a new spring sport at the school this year. Dave Cima, the dad of a rising ninth-grader, along with  teacher Laura Pierrie and Athletic Director Mike Joyner are holding an interest meeting...
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Young tennis team will build experience

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Some young tennis players are getting a chance to play this fall as coach Jeanne Pastorius works to build the Rolesville High School tennis program. Pastorius was hired to lead the school’s first tennis team, which is filled mostly with...
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Wakefield volleyball players eye state championship

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — As the school year is set to begin, so too begins the quest for a state Championship for the Wakefield volleyball squad. Bringing back most of their team from last year, the Wolverines are looking for even better results than in what turned...
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New coach brings enthusiasm to Wakefield

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School boys soccer team is welcoming its third coach in as many years as C.J. Komons takes over the program this season. Komons might be the new Wolverine boys coach, but he’s certainly not new to Wakefield. He was head of...