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Wakefield wrestling loses at Millbrook

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — The Wakefield high school wrestling team has had a tough season and their match at Millbrook on Jan. 7 didn’t make it better, with the Wolverines losing 63-17. First-year coach Joey Davis has replaced Mason Goldbach this year and has been with the...
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Wake Forest pins Heritage in conference match

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School entered its wrestling match with Wake Forest short six regular starters. This put the Huskies well behind the Cougars, skill-wise, on top of having four forfeits to Wake Forest’s one — which just made the Cougars’ 51-22 win all...
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Cougars fall before the Pride

Wake Forest 19 Leesville Road 47 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest high school’s girls basketball team suffered a tough 47-19 loss to Leesville Friday night during their seventh home game of the season. Leesville Road, with a 9-7 record over Wake Forest’s 5-10, took the...
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Bad night for Heritage at Millbrook

Heritage 52 Millbrook 90 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — The Heritage High School boys basketball team traveled to Millbrook Friday night, only to return with a devastating 90-52 loss. With the win, Millbrook is 14-1 and still undefeated in conference play with a 5-0 record. A win...
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Discipline leads to success

by Marty Simpkins Currently, the Wakefield middle school girls basketball team are undefeated at 8-0. According to coach Sara Hershaft, the team has dominated their opponents game after game due to hard work on and off the court. “I run a very tight ship, but the girls get along...
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Wake Forest Parks & Rec youth basketball scores

Reported Jan. 13 Editor’s note: The younger teams do not keep score, so only the matches are listed. Monday, Jan. 5 7-8 year-olds Bulls vs. Pioneers Bulls: Landry Boyles, Finian Shail, Julian Young, Devin Walker, Peyton May Pioneers: Tyler Abbe, Ethan McMican, Matt Sulinski, John...

Leesville outshoots Wake Forest

Wake Forest 47 Leesville Road 59 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – The Cougars’ boys basketball team found themselves shutdown by Leesville Road 47-59 Friday night, when they found themselves unable to match the Pride’s outside shooting. Wake Forest started the first quarter well,...
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Scoreboard – week of Jan. 15, 2015

Reported Jan. 7 - Jan. 13 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 Boys Basketball, 10-5 overall; loss at Millbrook, 90-52....
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Meet a globetrotting legend

Former Harlem Globetrotter to speak at two VGCC campuses. LOUISBURG — The Male Mentoring Program at Vance-Granville Community College is bringing former Harlem Globetrotter James “Twiggy” Sanders to speak to students, faculty, staff and the community Jan. 20. Sanders is scheduled...
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Huskies pound Wake Forest on the boards

Heritage 65 Wake Forest 40 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage had their way Tuesday night at home against Wake Forest and came away with a 65-40 win. The victory gave the Huskies their tenth of the season while the Cougars lost their third game in a row. Coach Tilden Brill...
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Rams wrestling gets crucial conference win

ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School wrestling team achieved their seventh win of the season Monday night after defeating Harnett Central at home, 48-35. After coming off a loss at Clayton, the win gave Rolesville a 7-6 record and 3-2 in conference play. It also put the team...
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Wildcats sprint past Wolverines

Wakefield 46 Millbrook 83 by David Allen WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield high school boys basketball team couldn’t hold up under the unrelenting pace set by Millbrook Tuesday night. The 2-9 Wolverines, lost to the 12-1 Wildcats 83-46. Millbrook opened, up the game with a full court...