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Wake Forest cages the Wildcats

Cougars pour on the heat following flagrant foul. by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — The Cougars seemed to struggle initially against Millbrook in their second conference game of the season, but by the middle of the second quarter had shaken off whatever was hampering them, and...
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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...