Mud run focuses on family participation

YOUNGSVILLE — The  Big Muddy Challenge, an obstacle course mud run designed specifically for parents and their children, will be held  Saturday, Sept. 7 at Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville. Children ages 6 to 12 along with a parent or guardian will “race” through a muddy, age...
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Wake Forest’s Levy to golf at Pebble Beach

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High golfer Amanda Levy was selected July 15 to play in a pro-junior tournament this September at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. The famed course is known for its cliffside fairways and sloping greens that challenge...
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Wake Forest High wins state 7-on-7 tourney

WAKE FOREST — Carolina Elite Football, Heritage High and 50-plus volunteers collaborated to bring the first state 7-on-7 competition to Wake Forest. More than 1,100 athletes participated. At the end of the day-long tournament, the Wake Forest High Cougars walked away with the...
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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...