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Wolverine Girls Overcome Mistakes to Win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Despite turning the ball over numerous times, the Wakefield High School girls basketball team prevailed with a 47-42 win over Jordan in Monday’s season opener for both teams. “We had way too many turnovers and it was not a pretty win,” said...
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Wakefield struggles in basketball opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — It wasn’t the way Wakefield High School coach Dexter Cooley wanted his team to start the 2013-14 basketball season. On Tuesday night, the Wolverines were outgunned by their non-conference visitors, Cary, losing to the Imps 67-50. “We still...

Heritage Boys Primed, Ready for Big Year

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heading into his fourth year with Heritage High School, boys basketball coach Pat Kennedy is seeing the roots of his program take hold. And coming off the Huskies 7-18 season in 2012-13, there’s plenty of room for optimism with a team that...
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Basketball signup

YOUNGSVILLE — The town’s Parks and Recreation Department is still accepting fall basketball signups for boys and girls ages five-12 until Nov. 2. Interested residents may sign up on the website at youngsvilleparksandrec.com. People may sign up in person on Nov. 2 at Luddy Park,...

YMCA sets Halloween, swimming, basketball activities

Winter youth basketball registration Registration for winter youth basketball at Kerr Family YMCA runs through Sept. 30-Nov. 3; the season runs Nov. 8-Dec. 21 for children from age 4 to second grade. Register at either the Kerr Family YMCA or at the Factory YMCA. For more...