Wolverines can’t slow Mustangs

By Marty Simpkins Staff Writer  APEX — Wakefield lost its first road game of the season Friday at Middle Creek, 56-28. The Cougars knew that they were going up against one of the best football teams in the county and Coach Rod Sink shared some of his thoughts. “We didn’t execute...

Dawg team overruns Knights

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s football team is 3-0 after Friday night’s shut-out home game against Knightdale 38-0. The Huskies have only given up seven points so far this season, and the statistics from Friday show why. The Knights were barely...

Rams need size to go with their talent and heart

By David Allen Staff Writer ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School football team lost to Panther Creek Friday night 41-16. The score, however, doesn’t accurately portray coach Jermaine Evans’ team. The young squad played strongly throughout the first half, capitalizing on...

Wolverines hold Northern with goal-line stand

By Marty Simpkins Staff Writer RALEIGH — A tackle by junior Jaleel Scroggins on the 3-yard line gave Wakefield their first victory of the season as they escaped Northern with a narrow 20-14 win. It seemed as if Wakefield had control of the game early when they went into halftime...

Red Rams roll past Louisburg

FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams deftly managed the Louisburg Warriors, coming away with a 39-23 win in their opening home game Friday. The match was back and forth until late in the third quarter when Franklinton pulled completely away from Louisburg.  Play was halted for nearly 20...