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Fungo wins back-to-back regular season titles



Jaxson Mangum led the Wake Forest Fungo with 34 strikeouts this season. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Fungo college baseball team won its second regular season title in a row at home Friday with an 8-5 victory over the Clayton Clovers. It was a rough start at first for Wake Forest, being down […]

North Wake Runners Camp celebrates 25th anniversary



A young boy clears the high jump at the North Wake Runners Camp. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly RALEIGH — The North Wake Runners Camp has been going 25 years strong with its latest camp held this past week at North Raleigh Christian Academy. This year’s camp was its biggest yet with 532 kids from 335 different families, along […]

Soccer players represent at All-Star games



Heritage’s Brooklyn Holt, left, played all 80 minutes in the East-West All-Star game. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly File Photo BROWNS SUMMIT — Local boys and girls soccer players competed in the N.C. Coaches’ Association East-West All-Star game held at Browns Summit just north of Greensboro July 12. In the girls game, Heritage’s Brooklyn Holt and Rolesville’s Amelia Forster […]

Former coach and beloved friend Charles Johnson passes away



RALEIGH — Charles Everett Johnson, 50, was found dead at the Hampton Inn & Suites hotel located on 3621 Spring Forest Road in Raleigh Sunday, June 17 at 1:25 p.m. The cause of death was not disclosed to the public at the time of the publication of this article.  Charles Johnson Johnson was born Jan. 3, 1972 in San Bernardino, […]

Jackson wins national title in 100-meter dash



Shawnti Jackson, middle, won first place in the girls 100-meter dash at the USA Track and Field U20 championship. Contributed Photo EUGENE — Wakefield track star Shawnti Jackson can now add national champion to her accolades after winning first place in the 100-meter dash at the USA Track and Field U20 Outdoor Championships at Eugene, Ore. June 24. Jackson set […]


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