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Cougars’ defense crashes through Middle Creek.

By David Allen    WAKE FOREST — For a team to make it into the high school state football championship finals, they need to be strong. After a few hiccups late in the regular season, the Wake Forest Cougars have found their strength, at just the right time. Playing four...
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Wakefield falls in round two

by Clellie Allen   WAKEFIELD — There doesn’t seem to be much to point at to explain Wakefield’s 23-16 second round playoff loss to Millbrook High School Friday night. Both teams had solid defense and offense, providing nail-biting plays on both sides of the field; it just...
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Cougars Run Past Patriots

By: David Allen  SOUTHERN PINES — “Defense is the key to winning, and tonight that was the case.” said Wake Forest coach Reggie Lucas after the Cougars’ victory against Pinecrest Friday night. The game was a defensive battle with an interception by Wake Forest’s Nic DeLuke in the...

Top Seeded Scots too Much for Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris LAURINBURG— Getting to post season play for the second time in their short four year history was one thing for the Heritage High School football team but staying in the postseason would be quite another. The visiting Huskies fell behind top seed Scotland...

Wakefield overcomes six turnovers in playoff win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s football team made it count when it mattered Friday night. After suffering through several turnovers, the resilient Wolverines escaped with a 14-13 victory over visiting Green Hope in the first round of the North...