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...
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Rockers rule in Virginia

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Rockers 14U softball team went 9-0-1 in three days and took the Softball Nation Queen of the Hill mid-Atlantic championship. The Rockers outscored the Virginia competition 88-11 in 10 games. After tying their first game, they won nine straight on the...

Rolesville Parks and Recreation update

ROLESVILLE — The town of Rolesville continues to expand its Parks and Recreation offerings. For more information or to sign up for any of the following, see the drop-down menu at rolesvillenc.gov/town-departments/parks-recreation or call 919-554-6582. •Youth soccer registration —...
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Lee named Most Outstanding Female Scholar-Athlete

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris GREENVILLE — It has been a long time since 2009 Wake Forest-Rolesville graduate Hannah Lee had some free time. During her high school career, most of her time was spent in the pool competing, which carried over to East Carolina University, where for four...
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Former WF-R basketball star plays in NCAA Tourney

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris ANDERSON, S.C. — Former Wake Forest-Rolesville basketball player Katie Davis lived the dream of any college athlete this season. Davis got to experience basketball at its highest level when she and her Anderson University team, champions of the South...
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Kiara Jones-Doctor signs with Mt. Olive

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Mount Olive women’s basketball coach Wendy Lee added some power and athleticism to her team for the next four years after signing Wake Forest-Rolesville player Kiara Jones-Doctor to a letter of intent. After dominating the action on the...
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Area walkers qualify for national championship

WAKE FOREST — All three members of the Raleigh Walkers competing at the USA Track and Field’s (USATF) N.C. Junior Olympic Championships qualified for the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships. John Osika Jr., from Youngsville, won his 3,000-meter race walk with a time of...
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Hometown favorite wins tourney

by Clellie R. Allen WAKEFIELD — Born in Raleigh, at Rex Hospital no less, Chesson Hadley was definitely the hometown favorite at the Rex Hospital Open — the Web.com tour event at Wakefield TPC. And when the crowd of people who followed Hadley around all tournament long...