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Not enough hits; errors result in 12-1 Rams loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent BENSON — West Johnston scored 10 runs in the third and fourth innings to break open a tie game and went on to defeat visiting Rolesville High School 12-1 in a Greater Neuse River softball matchup. “We were playing good ball,” said Rams...
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Patriot golfers win conference

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — Winning their last five matches and finishing first in the North Central Athletic Conference, the Franklin Academy golf team has accomplished what no other golf team in the program’s history has achieved. The Patriots fulfilled...
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Wakefield tennis remains undefeated with first round win

By Becky Kimbrell Norris  Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Not unexpectedly, the Wakefield High School tennis team is already making a racket in the postseason and Tuesday was an indication. The Wolverines, the 2014 Cap 8 Conference champions, defeated visiting opponent South Central,...
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Wakefield claims soccer battle against Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell Norris  Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The battle of the crosstown Cap 8 conference soccer matchup ended in favor of the Wakefield girls Monday night. The Wolverines team posted a 3-0 victory against the home team Heritage Huskies, keeping their win streak alive at...
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Heritage senior to swim with the bulldogs

By Becky Norris  Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — A Heritage High School senior has made his formal commitment to swim at the collegiate level. Stephen Tresslar, a multi-discipline swimmer with the Huskies will attend Wingate University, an NCAA Division II school in Wingate.  He...
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Heritage loses control of rivalry game

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — With Wake Forest and Heritage in a possible tie for the conference title, Tuesday night’s match was important. Heritage entered with a 12-2 record and Wake Forest with a 11-1-1, so both were poised to either win or tie for conference...
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Royal Knights take tourney win

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Royal Knights Basketball Club, a travel team based in Franklin county, played last weekend at the Youth Sports Athletic League’s On-the-Court Classic in Durham, sponsored by the United States Basketball Association (USBA). At the championship game Sunday,...
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Patriot netters advance to second round

WALLACE — Franklin Academy’s tennis team advanced to the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A Dual Tennis Tournament with a 5-0 win over Wallace-Rose-Hill. The Patriots, 11-6, seeded as a wild card, won every game Tuesday except one in the five...
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Lady Wolverines win 14th match

By Becky Kimbrell Norris Correspondent  WAKEFIELD — With two regular season games remaining on their schedule, the Wakefield women’s lacrosse team has high expectations. Tuesday, the Wolverines got behind in the first four minutes of the game against visiting Millbrook but went...
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Cougars win in last minutes

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — The rivalry between Wake Forest and Heritage has produced some exceptionally played games, and Tuesday night was no exception. “We’ve been playing these guys for years, and they’ve always given us a hard time,” said Cougars captain Cam...
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White wins co-angler division with 5 catches at almost 16 pounds

HENDERSON — Will White of Wake Forest and Chuck Wilson of Youngsville found themselves in the top-10 set of co-anglers in the Walmart Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake Saturday. White won the co-angler division with a five-bass weight total of 15...