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Wakefield Gets Defensive in Win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD—Wakefield High School, with a strong defense, defeated Northern Durham 37-7 Friday night. It was the Wolverines explosive offense in their opening game against Holly Springs that made the difference. Against the Knights, Wakefield turned up...
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Rams ready to charge

Franklinton high school hosts jamboree to prepare for new season by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton Red Rams hosted a jamboree Saturday which included six traditionally strong football teams. Northern Nash High, North Pitt High, Burlington Cummings High, Princeton...
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Fans get taste of upcoming football season

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — The 8th annual Mellow Mushroom Pigskin Classic, signals the arrival of high school football season much like the referee’s whistle signals the first kick-off. Varsity teams from  Cardinal Gibbons, Panther Creek, Knightdale, Middle Creek and Enloe were...
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Youngsters get pigskin practice

Wake Forest High Cougars return for sixth year to help lead football camp. by Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — In what has become an annual treat for local youngsters eager to learn football tips from some of the best prep athletes in the state, the Rolesville Parks and Recreation...
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Wolverines prepare for the gridiron

WAKEFIELD — The boys of fall are training hard in the summer. The Wakefield High School football team has been in the weight room and on the football field competing in 7-on-7 games since school ended more than a month ago, preparing for the upcoming season. After completing his...