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Brabrand throws Holly Springs aside

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris HOLLY SPRINGS— Despite 68 points and more than 1,000 yards of offense combined, it was the Wakefield defense that may have made the difference in the Wolverine’s 40-28 win against Holly Springs Friday night. Wakefield was able to get a key stop on the...
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Cougars down Warriors

by Clellie Allen KNIGHTDALE — The first half of the out-of-conference game between Wake Forest and East Wake looked like a tight game between close rivals. First, the Warriors stunned the Cougars with a nearly 70-yard kick return right down into their red zone. An opening score...
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Rams display building blocks

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Tosha Pullen knew she faced a lot of challenges as the Rolesville High School girl’s volleyball coach in the team’s inaugural season. Success certainly isn’t a guarantee. But with the help of a squad willing to buy into her system, she...
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Rolesville gets historic first win

See the Wake Forest Weekly‘s photo store for more photos. ROLESVILLE — The first football game in Rolesville High School’s history was against a more experienced Heritage JV team.  It began like one might think a first game would — Heritage ran  back the opening kickoff to...
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Record turnout bodes well for Cougar cross country

  by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Cross Country coach Patrick Marshall has been coaching track at the high school in some form for eight years. And this year, he really likes what he sees with his cross country program — particularly with the numbers. “We’ve got a...

Huskies shut out by Catamounts

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris CARY — It took Panther Creek just one quarter to get things up and going against visiting Heritage Friday night and they walked away with their first shutout of the season with a 44-0 win over the Huskies. The Catamounts were hungry after losing 28-14 to...
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Red Rams go 2-0 to kick off season

by Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — The Red Rams traveled to county rival Louisburg High for their first away game of the season, besting the Warriors 50-28. Tallying 503 yards of offense in 52 plays, the Red Rams charged their way into the win column for the second time in a row....
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Cougars work on building a legacy at the net

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Cyndi Keller may just be in her second full year coaching the Wake Forest Cougars girls tennis team, in one of the toughest tennis conferences in the state, but she’s excited. “I have half of my players from last year returning,” Keller said. “The...
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Wake Forest coach draws on history to inspire

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — For volleyball coach Jenna Hinton, coaching young Wake Forest High players isn’t just about the volleyball, it’s also about passing forward the things that made a significant impact on her life when she was a Wake Forest-Rolesville volleyball...
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Cougars ready for soccer

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — In his three years at the helm of Wake Forest High boys soccer, coach Jeremiah Mattingly is putting forth what he feels is the most even team he’s had. “We have 12 seniors this year and I’m excited about that, Mattingly said. “This will be the most...
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Wakefield’s Boyden wins national doubles

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School tennis player Bo Boyden has added another title to his list of tennis accomplishments. A junior, Boyden, teamed with sophomore Nick Stachowiak of Middle Creek High School to win the boys United States Tennis Association...
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Huskies take fourth at Jamboree

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High’s volleyball team won four games at their annual Husky Invitational Volleyball tournament held this past weekend. That’s more games won in the program’s combined three-year history. The biggest question Heritage coach Branden...