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Patriots blanked by Roxboro Community

Franklin Academy 0, Roxboro Community 9 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — For the fifth time this season, the Patriots baseball team failed to score a run. They lost at home to conference opponent Roxboro Community, 9-0 Tuesday. Franklin Academy is now 4-12 and 3-3 in conference...
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Cougars and Wolverines shine at championship

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Wakefield girls won the Cap 8 conference track and field championship, while the boys team finished fourth  place in the meet hosted by Heritage High School Saturday. Wake Forest’s boys came in third and the Cougar girls finished fifth. Heritage...
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Wakefield breaks through in overtime

Wakefield 3, Wake Forest 0 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – When Wake Forest High School’s Cougars soccer team hosted Wakefield’s Wolverines Thursday, the Cougars’ defense was an effective foil to the Wolverine’s attack. Each team held the other scoreless through regulation time. In...
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McGeorge leaves Heritage

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — To the astonishment of fans of Husky football, Heritage High School announced Tuesday morning that head coach Jason McGeorge will be leaving the school for another career choice. “It’s a bittersweet feeling to know I was a part ...
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Wakefield’s boys tennis again undefeated in regular season

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Wakefield’s boys tennis finished the regular season 16-0 and won their fourth consecutive Cap 8 conference title April 15. The Wolverines defeated Leesville Road on the road, 7-2, to achieve the milestone. Five players also finished the season without...
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Franklinton goes on a winning streak

Franklinton 16, N.C. School of Science and Math 0 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Franklinton’s softball team extended its shut-out win streak to three with a 16-0 victory over N.C. School of Science and Match Friday. The Red Rams controlled the game from the beginning, with pitcher...
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Patriots blanked by Vikings

Franklin Academy 0, Voyager Academy 4 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Even though Franklin Academy’s baseball team lost to Voyager Academy 4-0 at home April 15, the team didn’t feel too badly afterwards. It’s the Patriots’ first conference loss of the season and drops them to...
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Four Wakefield athletes choose their college

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Three track stars and a volleyball standout from Wakefield High School made their college commitments April 15. Dasia Sanders and Je’May Ward will go to Hampton University, while Tia Robinson will run for the University of Kentucky. The lone volleyball...
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Huskies lose first home game of the season

Heritage 2, Leesville 4 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s 12-game winning streak was snapped Friday night after their baseball team lost to Leesville Road, 4-2. Heritage was 8-0 at home coming into the game and Leesville got their revenge on the Huskies by giving them...
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A special kind of golfer

by Marty Simpkins To some, golf is just a hobby and a sport. To Alex Smalley, it’s a lifelong dream of becoming one of the greatest to ever play the game. Alex is a senior at Wake Forest High School and is rated as one of the best high school golfers in the state of North...
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Wakefield boys lacrosse lose another close one

Wakefield 6, Holly Springs 7 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Wakefield boys lacrosse came up one goal short at home against Holly Springs, losing 7-6 April, 16. Earlier this season, the Wolverines lost at Enloe, 13-12, and April 2 they lost at Millbrook 8-7. “The losses are always...
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Rec Day parade launches season

Rolesville was filled with smiles, laughter and lots of “play ball” as the annual Rec Day parade and first games marked the beginning of spring ball season Saturday. Rolesville boasts one of the fastest growing youth softball and baseball programs in the area for kids ages 4-14....