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...

Wake Forest weathers the East Wake beast

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest High School football team defeated East Wake 27-18 at home Friday after four periods of battling them up and down the field. Upon receiving the initial kickoff, East Wake wasted little time in making a statement. On a...

Huskies shut out Rams in home opener

By Marty Simpkins Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — It was a shutout, blowout victory for Heritage as they defeated Rolesville 39-0 at the Huskies’ home opener Friday. For the second game in a row, the Huskies’ defense proved to be a force to be reckoned with. In their first game at...

Huskies’ defense holds strong

  by Marty Simpkins photos by Clellie Allen HOLLY SPRINGS — It was fourth down in Heritage’s red zone with less than 30 seconds to go and Holly Springs was looking for the win. Quarterback Justin Armwood dropped back to pass and the Huskies’ pass rush was closing in. Armwood...