Patriots extend tennis win streak

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls tennis team kept their winning streak alive with a pair of victories last week. The Patriots, 7-1, made it five wins in a row after defeating Roxboro  Community on their home turf, 8-1 Friday, and Voyager Academy 7-2...

Wakefield’s Boyden beats undefeated champion

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis player Susanne Boyden handed Broughton’s Maggie Kane her first ever loss in her four-year high school career. Boyden defeated the state 4A singles champion 2-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a match played Tuesday at Broughton High...
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Heritage Netters Win Two Doubles

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s girls tennis team won two doubles matches against visiting Millbrook Tuesday, but lost the Cap 8 conference match 7-2 to the top-ranked Wildcats. E. McCray and Anna Jones of Heritage teamed together at the No. 2...
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Patriots Tennis Sweep Three Teams

by Becky Kimbrell-Norria LOUISBURG— It’s been a perfect week for the Franklin Academy girl’s tennis team. The Patriots played three matches in six days and swept all three opponents, 9-0. Their latest victim was non-conference rival Louisburg High School in a match played in...