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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...

Cougars tear through Panther Creek

By David Allen with Clellie Allen CARY — Wake Forest’s rematch against Panther Creek in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 4A playoffs was an all-out battle which ended 35-14 in the Cougars’ favor. The Catamounts entered the playoffs with just two losses and...
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Late interception dampens Huskies homecoming

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Friday night’s game between the Heritage and Millbrook High School football teams was a battle every step of the way. It was everything a heavyweight fight should be as both teams made serious blows to their opponent. Heritage was ahead...