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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...
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Wakefield’s Boyden wins Cap 8 singles title

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield sophomore Susanne Boyden has figured out the secret to winning on the tennis court. On Monday, she continued her hot streak at Millbrook High School by claiming the Cap 8 conference No. 1 singles title. Boyden remains undefeated after...

Tennis tournament to be held Oct. 18-20

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Tennis Association is hosting a tennis tournament for adults, ages 18 and older, Oct. 18-20 at Flaherty Park on North White Street. Participants may use their USTA (United States Tennis Association) rating or self-rate themselves for division...