Wakefield wins at Wildwood

RALEIGH — Wakefield won its third match in a row Tuesday afternoon at Wildwood Golf Course near Leesville Road. Casey Burroughs finished first on her squad and second overall with a score of 37 behind Heritage player Rhea Bhatia’s 35. “Some of these girls have been playing long...

Wolverines hold Northern with goal-line stand

By Marty Simpkins Staff Writer RALEIGH — A tackle by junior Jaleel Scroggins on the 3-yard line gave Wakefield their first victory of the season as they escaped Northern with a narrow 20-14 win. It seemed as if Wakefield had control of the game early when they went into halftime...

Basketball tryouts for home-schoolers Sept. 27

WAKE FOREST — Lighthouse Eagles home-school basketball tryouts for home-school students ages 10-18 will be held Sept. 27 at Franklin Academy Middle School, 1127 Chalk Road. Lighthouse Eagles is a competitive home-school basketball program, spon-sored by Lighthouse Christian...

Cougars still struggle to get on their feet

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High School’s soccer team lost 0-6 at Apex Tuesday and 0-6 vs Cary on Aug. 28. The Cougars are struggling to find their balance as coach Jeremiah Mattingly attempts to create a team that works together. The 1-5 team hasn’t caught a break since the season...

Red Rams roll past Louisburg

FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams deftly managed the Louisburg Warriors, coming away with a 39-23 win in their opening home game Friday. The match was back and forth until late in the third quarter when Franklinton pulled completely away from Louisburg.  Play was halted for nearly 20...

Wake Forest weathers the East Wake beast

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest High School football team defeated East Wake 27-18 at home Friday after four periods of battling them up and down the field. Upon receiving the initial kickoff, East Wake wasted little time in making a statement. On a...

Bigger Husky team bowls over Rams

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Rolesville High School’s soccer team tested themselves against Heritage High in Thursday night’s match. While the final score was 7-0 in favor of the Huskies, Rams head coach James Overman felt positive after the game. “I think in all of...

Wakefield breaks Huskies’ streak

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – Wakefield High’s volleyball team held out against Heritage’s onslaught Tuesday night until the very last set when they were able to drag a victory away from the equally determined Husky team. The Huskies had the initial victory, winning...

Huskies shut out Rams in home opener

By Marty Simpkins Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — It was a shutout, blowout victory for Heritage as they defeated Rolesville 39-0 at the Huskies’ home opener Friday. For the second game in a row, the Huskies’ defense proved to be a force to be reckoned with. In their first game at...

Cycle-a-thon helps foster children

ROLESVILLE — Nonprofit organization Mercy for America’s Children will hold its second annual Cycle-a-Thon fundraiser Sept. 13 at Granite Falls Swim and Athletic Club, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. The Cycle-a-Thon will feature multiple teams each riding a stationary bike for a total...

Huskies’ defense holds strong

  by Marty Simpkins photos by Clellie Allen HOLLY SPRINGS — It was fourth down in Heritage’s red zone with less than 30 seconds to go and Holly Springs was looking for the win. Quarterback Justin Armwood dropped back to pass and the Huskies’ pass rush was closing in. Armwood...