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Patriots winless against Phoenix

Franklin Academy 0, Raleigh Charter, 9 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy boys tennis were swept by Raleigh Charter, losing 9-0 in their second conference match of the season April 1. The Patriots are now 0-2 against conference opponents, but coach Gregg Duffy said...
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Cougars knock it out of the park in close game

Wake Forest 3, Heritage 2 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In front of packed stands, the Wake Forest Cougars squeezed past the Heritage Huskies 3-2, in a softball match that emphasized the passion the Wake Forest community has for the sport. The April 2 game was the first time the...
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Last minute goal sinks Huskies

Heritage 0, Millbrook 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage and Millbrook girls soccer held each other scoreless until the very last minute of the match when the Wildcats scored a goal to beat the Huskies at Heritage, 1-0. The goal came from sophomore Lauren Griffths, who...
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Patriots softball wins their first game of the season

Franklin Academy 3, River Mill Academy 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — It took four games, but the Franklin Academy softball team earned their first win of the year at home against conference opponent River Mill Academy, 3-1. The Patriots start off their conference schedule 1-0...
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Scoreboard – Week of April 9, 2015

Reported April 1 - April 7 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 Baseball, 11-1; wins against Wake Forest, 4-1 and...
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Wakefield loses first home game to Millbrook

Wakefield 1, Millbrook 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — A first conference loss and first home loss spelled out a bad night for Wakefield girls soccer. The Wolverines came up short against Millbrook, losing 2-1 April 1. Wakefield has allowed only two goals this entire season, but...
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Wakefield falls short of miracle comeback

Wakefield 17, Knightdale 18 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Down 17-6 entering the bottom of the fourth inning, the Wakefield softball team went on an 11-1 run in the last three innings, but lost to Knightdale at home, 18-17. The Wolverines had a great opportunity to score the...
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Wakefield places third in Cap 8 match

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — For the first time this season, Wakefield boys golf finished ahead of Wake Forest and Heritage at the Cap 8 golf match at Wakefield Tournament Players Club (TPC) Tuesday. The Wolverines shot a team total of 165, which was third behind Broughton and...
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Patriots celebrate win

Franklin Academy 12, River Mill Academy 2 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Not only did Franklin Academy win their first baseball game of the season against River Mill Academy, 12-2, but their two senior captains celebrated their 18th birthday. The Patriots blew out the Jaguars...
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Wolverines stomp Spartans

Wakefield 19, Sanderson 3 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Averaging a goal every two minutes, Wakefield girls lacrosse crushed Sanderson at home, 19-3. The Wolverines remain undefeated with a 5-0 record and they also tied their season-high in goals scored Monday night. The scoring...
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Red Rams dominate conference meet

by David Allen FRANKLINTON – The Red Rams track and field program swept both boys and girls competitions during a conference meet between Franklinton, Southern Vance and N.C. High School of Science and Math. The girls won with 87 overall points to Science and Math’s 39 a...

Wake Forest walks out with victory over Wakefield

Wake Forest 5, Wakefield 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Three Wakefield pitchers walked 11 Wake Forest batters and the result was a 5-1 win for the Cougars Tuesday night. Three out of the five runs scored by Wake Forest were because of bases on balls. “Offensively, it was not...