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Huskies head to golf regionals for first time

By Becky Kimbrell Norris Correspondent  RALEIGH — The Heritage High School golf team’s goal since the start of the 2014 season has been to make the 4A Mid-East Regional tournament. Their fourth-place finish in last week’s regular season match at Wildwood Greens assured them their...
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Canes take tourney

WAKE FOREST — The 14U Evoshield Canes won their first tournament of the season, the USSSA Super NIT Championship April 11-13, in Charlotte with a 4-0 record in a field that included Team DeMarini Black from Georgia, Michigan Elite Wave, Ohio Elite and Motor City Hit Dawgs from...
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Lighting strikes in D.C

WAKE FOREST — The Carolina Lightning Bantam B team is just completing their season and recently won the Congressional Spring Classic in Washington, D.C., They defeated the Richmond Generals 6-1 in the title round. Their other games were won 5-2, 5-0 and 8-0. They only lost one...
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Red Rams let another slip by

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — Meeting for the second time this season, the Franklinton baseball team faced off against Bunn High Tuesday night. With Bunn jumping to an early 6-0 lead, the Red Rams nearly caught up, making it 6-5. But as in the past when they got close...

Patriots soccer splits matches with Woods Charter

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CHATHAM COUNTY — Five days after shutting out Woods Charter 4-0, the Franklin Academy soccer team knew the Wolves would be ready for Monday’s conference rematch. Woods Charter defeated the Patriots 3-1 in the second meeting and didn’t waste...

Top-ranked Wakefield girls lacrosse team loses to Apex

WAKEFIELD — An insufficient ground game and being down at the half cost the top-ranked Wakefield High School girls lacrosse team their first defeat of the season. Their non-conference opponent Apex started hot and did something no other team has done against the Wolverines. They...
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Wakefield rolls past Cougars

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — Wakefield and Wake Forest high played their rivalry match when the girls soccer teams met Wednesday afternoon. The game began evenly matched, but the Wolverines overcame the Cougar defense and won 5-0. “Wakefield is a very talent...
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Rams get easy softball win over Southeast Raleigh

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Rolesville High School softball team only needed five innings to take down Greater Neuse River Conference foe Southeast Raleigh as it won 14-1 Monday. Abby Taylor pitched the complete game, allowing one run on one hit with ten...
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Patriot golfers win four straight

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — Franklin Academy’s golf team returned from Treyburn Country Club in Durham Monday with their fourth consecutive first-place finish. With the win, the Patriots continue to be the top team in the North Central Athletic Conference. “We...
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Wakefield tennis players advance to semis

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis players Bo Boyden and Blake Carter won both of their Cap 8 Conference tournament matches, advancing in tomorrow’s (Wednesday) singles semifinals at Raleigh’s Millbrook Exchange Park. The scores,...
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Lady Patriots win 7th straight game

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Seeking its seventh consecutive victory, the Franklin Academy softball team soundly defeated North Central Athletic Conference opponent East Wake Academy by a score of 25-3 Tuesday afternoon. The visitors got on the scoreboard...
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Patriots outlast East Wake Academy for win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Senior Jordan Maye pitched nine complete innings and gave up three runs with 11 strikeouts for Franklin Academy en route to a 4-3 win over East Wake Academy Tuesday. The Patriots took a 3-0 lead over their North Central...