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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...
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Wake Forest netters lose to Wolverines on senior day

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High School tennis team recognized its five seniors in a match against Wakefield October 2; however their quest to win on Senior Day was unsuccessful, losing 1-8 to the Wolverines. “Reflecting on the end of our season, I can...