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Undefeated Wakefield, Wake Forest set for showdown

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — In high school football, some games matter more to the fans than others. Friday’s game between cross-town rivals Wakefield and Wake Forest is one of those games and one that has been circled since the start of the season. The Wolverines, 6-0,...
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Pirates stop Red Rams’ charge

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams of Franklinton lost to the Pirates of Corinth Holders, a 2A Northern Carolina conference foe on Friday, 33-32. New this season to the 3A Two Rivers conference, the Pirates came into the undefeated Red Rams’ stadium 4-1 and without a...
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Last minute drive defeats Heritage

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Sanderson quarterback Matt Koehler methodically drove the field in what would turn out to be the game-winning drive with five seconds left and the Spartans capped a furious comeback with a 20-14 win over visiting Heritage Friday night. The...
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Wakefield holds off Enloe in 34-21 win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield erased a second half Enloe lead and then held off an Eagle comeback to post a 34-21 Cap 8 Conference victory on Friday night. The Eagles, 0-6, led briefly at 21-20 in the third quarter before the Wolverines, 6-0, exploded for two...
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Huskies dominate

Heritage overpowers Leesville Road for first win by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The turnovers aside, this was the kind of performance the Heritage High School football needed. The Huskies overcame a slow start in the first quarter before defeating their top-ranked...