Joseph Ellsworth

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UWF Wide receiver John Jiles, continues to fly under the radar as NFL draft approaches

John Jiles, a wide receiver from the University of West Florida (UWF) and Wake Forest native, prepares for the draft following a stand-out senior season. Despite his outstanding performance last year, he still flies significantly under the radar of many football fans and even some scouts and may not be drafted. However, his chances of being selected are not out... READ MORE >

Wake Forest Spring Smash Pickleball Tournament registration open

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with Pickles and Play to host the 2024 Wake Forest Spring Smash Pickleball Tournament Friday-Sunday, May 3-5, at the Flaherty Park Pickleball Courts and Tennis Complex, 1226 N. White St.... READ MORE >

Rolesville and Wakefield softball returns from break with significant shutout wins

April 1 was the first day of NAC-6 softball action since March 21, and Rolesville High School and Wakefield High School returned in dominant fashion.... READ MORE >

Wake Forest High School baseball dominates Knightdale

On March 21, three days after beating NAC-6 rival Knightdale 11-0, the Wake Forest Cougars had another match against the Knights, defeating them by an even more significant margin. The Cougars took down the Knights 18-0 in a five-inning shutout. Wake Forest had three players take the mound: Simon Leach, Carson Crider and Jackson Allen. These three combined for just... READ MORE >

Wakefield Pitcher Samuel Bretherick remains a powerhouse at the mound and plate despite Tommy John hurdle

Wakefield High School baseball has risen to No. 1 in the NAC-6's overall standings, as they are 9-1. The Wolverine pitching staff has been a significant part of the team's success.... READ MORE >

Rolesville wins 2024 girls basketball state championship over Charlotte Catholic

Rolesville High School girls basketball took the NCHSAA championship victory with a 65-58 win over the Charlotte Catholic Cougars. The tournament victory marks Rolesville's first-ever state championship win among all sports. ... READ MORE >

Column: Grading the Carolina Panthers’ most significant tampering period moves

The legal tampering period in the NFL offseason was an emotional roller coaster for Carolina Panther fans. They lost some fan favorites and put even more holes into their defense in return for putting more pieces around Bryce Young to help develop him into the prospect he was projected to be.... READ MORE >

Rolesville girls basketball is NCHSAA tournament Final Four bound after win over Chapel Hill

Rolesville High School girls basketball has punched their ticket to the Final Four of the NCHSAA tournament following a 50-44 win over Chapel Hill in round four.... READ MORE >

Falls Lake girls basketball knocked out of NCHSAA tournament despite 30-point double-double by Thompson

Falls Lake High School girls basketball's 11-game win streak and NCHSAA tournament run ended on March 8, when they fell 68-59 to East Bladen. The Firebirds made it to the tournament's fourth round before picking up the loss, just two wins away from making it to the state championship game. How it happened The first quarter was tightly contested, with... READ MORE >

Preview: Rolesville girls basketball faces Chapel Hill in NCHSAA round four

The Rolesville High School girls basketball team will take on Chapel Hill in round four of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association tournament on March 8.... READ MORE >