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Patriots race to first, second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Hannah Zenker of Franklin Academy posted the fastest time in the Sept. 23 North Central Athletic Conference cross country quad meet at Flaherty Park in Wake Forest. Zenker, who led the entire race, finished in 20:56 and also paced the...
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Patriot tennis team extends win streak

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris DURHAM— The win streak continues for the Franklin Academy girl’s tennis team. Victories against Riverside Martin High School and Voyager Academy pushed the Patriots overall record to 10-1 and 6-0 in the North Central Athletic Conference. In Monday’s match...
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Franklin Academy volleyball team loses to Voyager Academy

by Becky Kimbrell Norris WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy volleyball team played better as the match went along, but the offense of visiting Voyager Academy was took much as the Vikings defeated the Patriots, 3-0, in Tuesday’s North Central Athletic Conference match. A very...
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Wireless center going rural

Nonprofit garners new $750K grant from Golden Leaf Foundation. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The locomotive that is the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRCNC) is picking up steam. The Wake Forest-based nonprofit has announced a new partnership with East Carolina...
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Melan-Aid to benefit cancer victim

Yard sale Saturday for sick child. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — “Isn’t it amazing?” This was volunteer Lisa Krahulec’s reaction to the outpouring of support, shared in the form of yard sale goods, people in the community donated last week for the upcoming Melan-Aid benefit. The...