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Rolesville All-Stars sweep regionals, head to state championship

ROLESVILLE — The 10U Rolesville Midget League All-Stars team brought home the title from the Statewide Parks and Recreation Association’s Statewide Athletics Committee (SWAC) East Regional Championship held in Spring Lake, Friday and Saturday. The boys beat Angier, 10-2, Southern...
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Wake Forest Patriots bring home championship

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Patriots 11U baseball team have won the NC GameOn Sports AAU Summer World Series. To take the title, the Patriots played nine games July 17-21, winning eight of them, with a total score of 76-52. The Patriots had to win all four games played on...
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Rolesville gets first first 8U district title

ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville 8U girls coach-pitch All Stars went undefeated with 3-0 to sweep the Tar Heel League District 6 All Star tournament and earn a spot in the state tournament held in Shelby, July 18-21. This is the first 8U District Championship for Rolesville. The...
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Parks and recreation briefs — week of July 25, 2013

YOUNGSVILLE •Minor and major league fall select team tryouts are tomorrow (Friday), 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, 9-11 a.m. at Luddy Field. The fall select teams are for children whose league age is 9-10 for minor league and 11-12 for major league and who want to play on an all-star...
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Did you know? Little League

The Little League World Series traces its origins back to 1947, when the board of directors presiding over the original Little League organized a tournament for the 17 Little League programs in existence at the time. This tournament was initially called the National Little League...
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Future football stars test skills in state 7-on-7 tourney

Wake Forest High School wins the first state 7-on-7 tournament. See story here.  
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Kinsman retires after 13 Cougar seasons

Winning softball coach moves west with family. by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Ready to move on to another chapter in his coaching life, Doug Kinsman has resigned as the head varsity softball coach at Wake Forest High. His 13 seasons can be counted among the school’s best...
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Chris Straits named Patriots’ athletic director

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Chris Straits wants the word to get out: As Franklin Academy’s new athletic director, his plan is to develop a level of congruency across the middle school and high school programs. “I am also trying to get our intramurals to a level where...

Hallowed half marathon returns to Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST — Signature Races presents Wake Forest’s second annual Hallowed Half Marathon and 10K race Oct. 27, 7:30 a.m. at The Factory. This is a Halloween-themed race includes a haunted path that runners circle through. Proceeds benefit VFW Post 8466, Kerr Family YMCA and YMCA...
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Using education to solve real problems goal of Project Wisdom

By Jonathan McNamara WAKE FOREST — Golfers are wanted for a team tournament this fall that will benefit a Heritage High service club. The first ever Global Community Classic Golf Tournament will be held by Project Wisdom a world-service project club of Heritage High, to raise...
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Statewide football tourney to be held in Wake Forest

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Basketball has reigned supreme in the state of North Carolina for as long as anyone can remember. But if a local football coach has his way, the game of hoops won’t keep its throne forever. Bob Winstead, his good friend Guy Trawick and a host of...
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Wolverines prepare for the gridiron

WAKEFIELD — The boys of fall are training hard in the summer. The Wakefield High School football team has been in the weight room and on the football field competing in 7-on-7 games since school ended more than a month ago, preparing for the upcoming season. After completing his...