A memorable high school journey for Casey Langer

WAKE FOREST — Casey Langer will finish her high school tennis career as one of the best players Franklin Academy has ever seen. She’s been on the varsity team since her freshman year and has been their No. 1 player for two consecutive seasons. She has been to the individual and...

Scoreboard – Nov. 6, 2014

Reported Oct. 29 – Nov. 4 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, 7-3 overall;  win against Wakefield,...

Franklin Academy tennis loses at Voyager to end season

Franklin Academy 1 Voyager Academy 5 by Marty Simpkins DURHAM — For the third year in a row, Franklin Academy tennis finishes the season as East Regional runner-up after losing to Voyager Academy 5-1 on Oct. 29. It was the fourth round of the playoffs and the winner would advance...

Cougars scatter the Pride

Wake Forest 35 Leesville 18 By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — A three-year losing streak was broken Friday night as Wake Forest’s football team defeated their longtime rival Leesville 35-18 on homecoming night. The game started off a little rocky for the Cougars, as they...

Wakefield tennis brings home a champion

WAKEFIELD — State champions are rare stars on the field. They only come around every once in a while and this year Wakefield High School girls tennis has another one. Junior Susanne Boyden was the only player to make it into states this year from the Wolverine squad, and she made...

Heritage gassed out on senior night against Broughton

Heritage 2 Broughton 5 by Marty Simpkins Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — After winning two back-to-back games, the Huskies came up short against the Broughton Capitals, 5-2 on Oct. 22. It was Senior Night for Heritage and 11 seniors got to play soccer in their last regular season home...

A sweet Senior Night for Peter Kassay

Franklin Academy 5 Voyager 2 By Marty Simpkins Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — It was an emotional Senior Night for soccer player Peter Kassay. The captain played his last regular season game at Franklin Academy, and he helped his team get the win, 5-2 against Voyager Academy on Oct....

Franklinton’s Senior Night ends in an unfortunate loss

Franklinton 20 Roanoke Rapids 20 by Marty Simpkins Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — It was a disappointing Senior Night for the Red Rams, and 17 seniors left their last home game with a sour taste in their mouths after they lost to Roanoke Rapids 28-20 last Friday at home. Franklinton...
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Cougars roll over dawgs

Wake Forest 33 Heritage 7 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest High School’s football team remains undefeated after playing at Heritage Friday night. The two teams were vying for first place in the Cap 8 conference, which the Cougars came away with after the game finished...
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Bhatia overcomes early struggles to win East Regional

By Marty Simpkins CHAPEL HILL — After hitting a triple bogey on her second hole at the 4A East Regionals in Chapel-Hill, Heritage senior Rhea Bhatia thought she wasn’t going to finish first this time. Seeing her frustration, Coach Ronnie Reitz walked up to her and gave her some...
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Red Rams earn title on senior night

Franklinton 5 Durham School of Arts 2 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Franklinton High School’s soccer team won a huge game Monday night against Durham School of the Arts. The conference match was on senior night, and clinched the Red Rams the conference champion title. The Red Rams...
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‘A must win’

Heritage secures second seed in playoffs, Wakefield loses goalkeeper on Senior Night. Heritage 3 Wakefield 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — It was a grim Senior Night for Wakefield soccer. Not only did they lose the game to Heritage, 3-2 on Monday, but they also lost their senior...