Huskies build a program of learning, fun

by David Allen WAKE FOREST – In her inaugural season Leanna Winstead has created an environment at Heritage High School’s tennis program that encourages players of all skill levels to get better with each game they play, and to have fun doing it. “Even though we did...

Patriots improve despite adversity

Franklin Academy: 3 Chatham Charter: 6 Franklin Academy: 6 Voyager Academy: 3 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy girls tennis improves to 10-3 after a 3-6 loss to Chatham Charter and a big win against Voyager Academy, 6-3. Chatham Charter was a school that defeated...
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Tennis court resurfacing scheduled

WAKE FOREST — The tennis courts at Flaherty Park, 1226 N. White St., will be closed starting Monday for repair and resurfacing. Repairs include scraping, removal of grass and weeds, sealing cracks, resurfacing and refurbishing the net posts. Eight pickleball courts will also be...
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Patriot netters advance in playoffs

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris NEWPORT — Franklin Academy’s tennis advanced to the Regional round of the 1A North Carolina state playoffs Monday with a 5-1 victory against East Carteret High School. The Patriots played against conference rival Raleigh Charter yesterday (Wednesday);...
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Patriot tennis advances to second round

WILLIAMSTON — Franklin Academy’s tennis team advanced to the second round of the women’s dual team 1A state playoffs with a convincing 5-0 win against Riverside Martin, in a match played Tuesday in Williamston. The Patriots will play at Gates County High School in Tuesday’s...