Wolverines come up short

Wakefield 2 South Central 3 by David Allen WAKEFIELD — Saturday held the first round of the state volleyball playoffs for Wakefield High School and South Central. The two fought for all five matches, but it was the Falcons who came away with the 3-2 win. Wakefield lagged behind...

Wakefield losing momentum in conference after loss

Wakefield 12 Millbrook 38 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — After winning two conference games in a row, Wakefield has now dropped two in a row by losing to Millbrook at home, 38-12 Friday night. The Wolverines have fallen to third place in the Cap 8 conference leaving Millbrook in a...

Cougars knocked out in first round

Wake Forest 1 East Chapel Hill 3 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest High School Volleyball head coach Scott Love has created a program in his first year as head coach that has beaten all expectations. They played in the first round of the playoffs this past Saturday, but...

Heritage is dominating first trip to the playoffs

Heritage 3 Riverside 0 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST - The Heritage Huskies volleyball team is doing pretty well in their first trip to the 4A state playoffs in school history. They defeated Riverside at Durham, 3-1 Saturday and Tuesday night, they swept East Wake at home, 25-16,...

Young runners gain experience for Huskies

by Marty Simpkins For both the boy’s and the girl’s Heritage cross country team, the theme is gaining experience. Tyler Crum is only a sophomore, but he is currently leading his Huskies’ team. At the Great American Cross Country Invite in Cary on Oct. 11, Crum ran his personal...

Scoreboard – Oct. 23, 2014

Reported Oct. 15 – Oct. 21 Here are area scores reported directly from teams or from the NCHSAA-sanctioned MaxPreps.com. Any coach or parent can submit scores or other sport info to sports@wakeweekly.com Heritage High School Football, 6-2 overall; loss against Wake Forest,...

Gymnasts nail it at Port City Classic

YOUNGSVILLE — Tri-County Gymnastics of Youngsville sent 39 young gymnasts to Wilmington for the Port City Classic Oct. 4-5. Out of 346 participants, Delaney Nunn, 10, of Wake Forest ranked 4th overall, and also had the highest score of the day Oct. 4. Also competing was...

Kayla Holder keeps running to success

From the Sports Desk — Marty Simpkins A transfer student from Kerr Vance Academy, junior Kayla Holder, has been a big help to the Wake Forest High School cross country team. At the Cap-8 conference championship meet Oct. 14, Holder ran a time of 18:16, beating the second place...

Miracle League fall festival Saturday

LOUISBURG — The Miracle League of Franklin County will host their annual Fall Festival for children and adults with special needs, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Louisburg High School. Donations of cupcakes and cakes are being sought for the festival, as well as goody-bag...

Youth basketball coaches needed

WAKE FOREST — The parks and recreation department is looking for adults interested in volunteering their time one night a week and an hour on Saturdays to coach youth basketball teams of all age groups. Youth leagues are offered for boys and girls ages 5-17. Team practices are...