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Patriot runners take second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris CARY — Franklin Academy’s girls and boys cross country team both finished second in Tuesday’s 5K race held at Bond Park in Cary. Host Raleigh Charter won the girls and boys race. East Wake Academy was third in the girl’s race and placed fourth in the boys...
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Patriots shut out Roxboro

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Six different Patriots scored goals in Franklin Academy’s 8-0 win Sept. 9 against visiting Roxboro Community. The Patriots improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. “I thought we controlled the ball well...

Wakefield tops Southeast Raleigh, 42-11

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — It was only a matter of time before Wakefield High School’s football team ignited. Locked in a defensive battle with Southeast Raleigh for the first quarter, the Wolverines exploded with 35 points in the second and third quarters before claiming...
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Heritage sweeps Cougars in volleyball

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School continued its recent run of success on the volleyball court, sweeping crosstown rival and Cap 8 conference opponent Wake Forest Thursday. The Huskies trailed early in the first and second games, but were able to rebound...
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Franklinton knocks out two conference foes

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High volleyball earned two conference wins this week. Sept. 12, Franklinton traveled to Warren County High for a match against the Eagles. Winning three straight sets, Franklinton proved too much for the Eagles. Set scores were...
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Every player has a buddy!

LOUISBURG — The Miracle League of Franklin County is a baseball league for children and young adults in Franklin, Vance, Granville, Warren and Wake Counties. Every player has a buddy to help with the play. No experience is needed by buddies or players. The Miracle League of held...

Patriots extend tennis win streak

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls tennis team kept their winning streak alive with a pair of victories last week. The Patriots, 7-1, made it five wins in a row after defeating Roxboro  Community on their home turf, 8-1 Friday, and Voyager Academy 7-2...

Wakefield’s Boyden beats undefeated champion

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis player Susanne Boyden handed Broughton’s Maggie Kane her first ever loss in her four-year high school career. Boyden defeated the state 4A singles champion 2-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a match played Tuesday at Broughton High...
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Heritage Netters Win Two Doubles

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s girls tennis team won two doubles matches against visiting Millbrook Tuesday, but lost the Cap 8 conference match 7-2 to the top-ranked Wildcats. E. McCray and Anna Jones of Heritage teamed together at the No. 2...
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Wolverines Win Tale of Two Halves

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD— Considering the beginning, Wakefield’s 3-2 soccer win against Wake Forest Monday is just a glimpse of what is possible. There was good for the Wolverines, 3-4 overall and 2-1 in the Cap 8, especially in the first half where they were tenacious...
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Patriots Tennis Sweep Three Teams

by Becky Kimbrell-Norria LOUISBURG— It’s been a perfect week for the Franklin Academy girl’s tennis team. The Patriots played three matches in six days and swept all three opponents, 9-0. Their latest victim was non-conference rival Louisburg High School in a match played in...