Register for Miracle League ball now

YOUNGSVILLE — Spring registration for Miracle League of Franklin County continues with the first practices and Buddy training set for Saturday, March 15, at their newly constructed safe, rubberized turf surface ball field at Long Mill Elementary, 1753 Long Mill Road, Youngsville....

History in the making

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Cougars women’s lacrosse team held their first game Tuesday against Enloe. The Cougars sadly suffered from first game jitters and the game ended 3-12. “I’m excited — this is my third year teaching and since I’ve been here...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Lady Wolverines dominate in wins

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Six days after their first victory of the 2014 season, a 19-8 win against Chapel Hill, the women’s lacrosse team at Wakefield High School shut out Leesville Road on Tuesday. The 20-0 win gives the Wolverines a two-game winning...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Rolesville netters lose home opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — The inexperience of the Rolesville High School men’s tennis team showed in Monday’s match as the Rams lost 9-0 to visiting Greater Neuse River Conference opponent Clayton. Despite the score, the youthful Rolesville team battled...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Caps top Cougars

 WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars hosted Broughton Monday for a soccer match. The Cougars were shut out 0-4 by the Caps but continued to make efforts on goal in the second period of the game. Coach Mattingly was unavailable for comments before press deadline.  — David...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Cougar golfers finish 5th, 3rd in Cap 8 matches

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wake Forest High School golf coach Justin Richards said he cannot remember a year when the Cap 8 Conference has been so competitive. “Everyone has improved and there is some great golf being played,” Richards said. The Cougars...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Heritage track star headed to Appalachian State

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent HERITAGE — When Heritage High School senior Grant Rodgers arrives at college this fall, there won’t be much of an offseason for him. The standout distance runner signed a National Letter of Intent on February 5 to attend Appalachian State...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Season starts with championship win

The Wake Forest challenge soccer team, CASL U14 United Blue, began the spring season with a championship win. The team participated in the YMCA Can Am Cup in Myrtle Beach March 1-2. They scored 19 goals and only allowed one score the entire tournament.
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Hasentree netters win sectional

WAKE FOREST — Hasentree Country Club’s 5.0 combo doubles 18-and-over women’s tennis team won the 2014 USTA Southern Sectionals Championship in Mobile, Ala. Feb. 28-March 2. The Southern Combo Sectionals Championship is considered the largest in the world (by player) with 108...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Wake Forest brothers ink with Lenoir-Rhyne

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Standout Wake Forest High School football players Tyler and Samuel Newhouse have been playing organized football since the third grade. And now that their high school gridiron days are over, the seniors will remain together on...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Franklin Academy enters season with high expectations

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ZEBULON — Success can be measured in different ways for a high school sports team. Franklin Academy boys golf coach Michael Arm-strong said like all sports, you have to put in the time and practice to be successful. “Sometimes this isn’t as...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

Sattler signs letter to play soccer at Queens

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School soccer player Matt Sattler will take his skills to the next level after signing a Letter of Intent February 5 to play at Queens University. The Royals, an NCAA Division II program, were the 2013 regular...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014