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Wakefield falls in round two

by Clellie Allen   WAKEFIELD — There doesn’t seem to be much to point at to explain Wakefield’s 23-16 second round playoff loss to Millbrook High School Friday night. Both teams had solid defense and offense, providing nail-biting plays on both sides of the field; it just...
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Cougars Run Past Patriots

By: David Allen  SOUTHERN PINES — “Defense is the key to winning, and tonight that was the case.” said Wake Forest coach Reggie Lucas after the Cougars’ victory against Pinecrest Friday night. The game was a defensive battle with an interception by Wake Forest’s Nic DeLuke in the...
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Husky Swimmers Finish One, Two.

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Heritage High School’s womens swim team opened their 2013 season and made history by capturing their very first victory. The Husky girls swam to first place in Monday’s meet at North Carolina State University’s Aquatic Center and placed...

Patriot boys split opening games

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — On the heels of a season opening 59-52 loss to Lighthouse Christian on November 7, the Franklin Academy boys’ basketball team set its sights on its next opponent, Raleigh Hawks and defeated them 67-33 Monday night. The Patriots responded...
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Lady Patriots Win Basketball Opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — If there were any opening night nerves, Franklin Academy’s girls’ basketball team quickly disposed of them. The Patriots rolled into the 2013-14 season with an impressive 51-30 win against Lighthouse in the team’s season opener November ...
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Wake Forest’s Amanda Levy will play at UNC-Pembroke

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Amanda Levy will continue her golf career in the fall at UNC-Pembroke. The Wake Forest High School senior made it official Nov. 18 when she signed a national letter of intent to play Division II golf for the Braves. “I decided on...
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More than beginner’s luck

In their first year of play together, the Franklinton Middle School Red Rams football team went undefeated during the regular season. They took second in their conference tournament, Nov. 6.
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Half-marathon benefits veterans

WAKE FOREST—The Wake Forest Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8466 received a check from Sharon Casper, of Signature Races, which will go toward its Wounded Warrior Fund and other programs. The money comes from a portion of the proceeds raised by the second annual Hallowed...
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Footballers Show Their Spirit

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Rolesville Soccer Association had it’s inaugural Spirit day at Smithcreek Park Nov. 2. More than 300 people came to the event with multiple events set up for the players to showcase their skills and have lots of fun. WF Soccer thanked the Raleigh...
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Mack Signs Letter of Intent with Kentucky

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD— Wakefield High School senior Darian Mack has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball at the University of Kentucky. Mack, who verbally committed to the school last year, made it official November 13, signing in front of friends,...
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Wolverine Girls Overcome Mistakes to Win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Despite turning the ball over numerous times, the Wakefield High School girls basketball team prevailed with a 47-42 win over Jordan in Monday’s season opener for both teams. “We had way too many turnovers and it was not a pretty win,” said...

Top Seeded Scots too Much for Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris LAURINBURG— Getting to post season play for the second time in their short four year history was one thing for the Heritage High School football team but staying in the postseason would be quite another. The visiting Huskies fell behind top seed Scotland...