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Wake Forest Lacrosse celebrates first senior night

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The inaugural year for the Wake Forest lacrosse team has been rough, but rewarding. Holding their first of many senior nights, coach Laura Pierrie had the pleasure of honoring her seven seniors on Friday. The seniors this year were Skyler...

Patriot girls fall short in rivalry game

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — The Franklin Academy girls soccer team places a great deal of emphasis on their games against conference opponent Raleigh Charter, believing a win over them can change the course of the their season. But in their latest meeting Monday...
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Wolverines upset Leesville Road in thriller

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Wakefield High School girls soccer team provided a pretty good display of how to work a counterattack to generate not only offensive chances but goals to hand Leesville Road its second conference loss of the season. The...
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Texans are flag football champs

The i9 Texans were named the i9 Sports Winter Major Division champions for flag football in March, in the 9-11 year-old league. Playing for the i9 Texans are, from back left, Mitchell Hewlett, Chase Warner, Alex Caywood, coach Morgan Caywood, James White, Zack Martin, Devin...
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United Blue girls repeat win

For the second season in a row, the U13 Wake Forest United Blue Girls team finished with a 7-0-1 record and again finished in first place in the top CASL U13 challenge division.  Also for the second season in a row, the team led the league with 25 goals scored while only...
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Cougars unable to find a break

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Baseball coaches everywhere talk about what a fickle game baseball is. Teams can be at the top of their game, and it still isn’t enough to overcome bad luck. The Wake Forest Cougars are a prime example of this. With wins against teams...
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Maye signs with Methodist

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy senior centerfielder Jordan Maye will play baseball at Methodist University next season. Maye took a huge step toward making his goal of playing the sport at the collegiate level come true when he decided on...
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Alex Smalley fires for third in regionals

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH— Shooting the best score of his high school career on a challenging course, Wake Forest senior Alex Smalley finished third overall in Tueday’s 4A Mideast Regional golf championship. Smalley fired a 71 at the Raleigh Country Club and...
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Wakefield women’s lacrosse poised for deep playoffs run

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — On the heels of a successful 13-2 season, the Wakefield women’s lacrosse team is looking to go even further, and perhaps win the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A state championship. The Wolverines fell short...
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Wakefield tennis continues its winning streak

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School men’s tennis team kept their winning streak and undefeated record alive when they defeated the state’s number one 4A team, East Chapel Hill 6-0 Tuesday.  Both Wakefield and East Chapel Hill have been...
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Patriots offense explodes in win over Voyager

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy softball team smacked 14 hits and scored 12 runs in cruising to a 12-1 conference win over visiting Voyager Academy in a game played Friday at Flaherty Park. It was the eighth consecutive victory of the...
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Baker’s dozen for the Cougars

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lady Cougars softball team have for the thirteenth straight season walked away with the conference title after their 16-3 win against Sanderson Tuesday night. “We have a proud tradition at Wake Forest,” said head coach Sam...