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Vonda Martin

New employee added to N.C. State Parks

For the Weekly
| June 27, 2022

RALEIGH — Vonda Martin is the new division of parks and recreation grants and outreach manager, the ...

A Tigers softball player gets a good hit on the ball and sends it flying up into the air.

Softball

Angels conclude regular season with unbeaten record

By Marty Simpkins
| June 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s Parks and Recreation’s Junior Softball League’s regular season came to a...

Hunter Sill of the Tigers makes eye contact with the ball before getting the hit.

Baseball

Tigers finish regular season undefeated

By Marty Simpkins
| June 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — The Christi Spencer State Farm Tigers of Wake Forest’s Parks and Recreation’s Senior B...

Baseball

North Wake Grays win Summer Qualifier

By Marty Simpkins
| June 21, 2022

ERWIN — The 12U North Wake Grays from Wake Forest won the championship game at the BODYARMOR State G...

Girls Golf

Local golfers to compete for national title

By Marty Simpkins
| June 20, 2022

WAKE FOREST — A Wake Forest girls golfer and four other golfers from Raleigh will participate in the...

Rich Garrett

Hockey

Passionate fan bringing high school hockey to Wake Forest

By Marty Simpkins
| June 26, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Rich Garrett of the newly formed N.C. Scholastic Hockey Association is helping lay the...

Wake Forest's Luke Stevenson won the NAC 6 conference player of the year.

Sports Feature

All-conference teams set for baseball, softball and girls lacrosse

By Marty Simpkins
| June 19, 2022

WAKE FOREST — The NAC 6 all-conference teams for baseball, softball and girls lacrosse have been rel...

Author Allen White pictured with his book on Max Mangum titled "Phantom of the Bullpen."

Sports Feature

Author publishes book on Max Mangum

By Marty Simpkins
| June 19, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Local teacher and coach Allen White can now add author to his title after publishing a...

Joe Cobb

Sports Feature

Franklinton hires Joe Cobb as athletic director

By Marty Simpkins
| June 14, 2022

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School will have a new athletic director for the 2022-23 school year ...

Kids work on a passing and shooting drill at Soccer Nights.

Soccer

Soccer Nights hosts largest outing ever

By Marty Simpkins
| June 13, 2022

RALEIGH — Every summer, Open Door Church in Raleigh hosts a week-long soccer camp for elementary sch...

Martin Samek

Football

Samek resigns from coaching Rolesville

By Marty Simpkins
| June 19, 2022

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville football head coach Martin Samek made the decision to step away from coachin...

Sports Feature

Durham launches athletic program partnership

By Staff Reports
| June 7, 2022

DURHAM — Durham Sports Commission (DSC) made an announcement June 1 that it has established a new pa...

Rolesville's Joslyn Hamilton won first place in the NAC 6 championship with a time of 14.93 seconds in the girls 100-meter hurdles and 44.45 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles.

Sports Feature

All-conference teams named for spring sports

By Marty Simpkins
| June 7, 2022

WAKE FOREST — The NAC 6 all-conference teams have been selected for track and field, girls soccer an...

Davis Thompson won the REX Hospital Open at Wakefield on his 23rd birthday. Contributed Photo

Men's Golf

Thompson earns first win at Rex Hospital Open

From staff reports
| June 7, 2022

RALEIGH — Davis Thompson celebrated his 23rd birthday by winning his first Korn Ferry Tour title wit...

Brooklyn Holt is the fifth player in Heritage history to play in the East-West All-Star game.

Girls Soccer

Husky and Ram selected to East-West All-Star team

By Marty Simpkins
| June 7, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s Brooklyn Holt and Rolesville’s Amelia Forster were both picked to represent...

Franklinton football player Charles "C.J." Dicker pictured with his coaches.

Sports Feature

Eight Red Rams sign up for college

By Marty Simpkins
| June 6, 2022

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s 2022 senior class produced eight student-athletes who signed to play spo...

Ian Hinkley finished his MIT career with 1,358 points, 579 rebounds, 149 assists, 102 blocks and 89 steals. Contributed Photo

Boys Basketball

Former Husky graduates from MIT

By Marty Simpkins
| May 31, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Ian Hinkley, who played boys basketball at Heritage High School, graduated from Massac...

Heritage's student-athletes, from left, (bottom row) Kate Amend, Brooklyn Holt, Avery Wilson, Kate Rucker, (top row) Ayden Miller, Jake Day, Anthony Giordano, Eddie Sanchez, Jonathan Vanegas and Josh Mruk pictured at their signing day.

Sports Feature

Huskies send student-athletes off to college

By Marty Simpkins
| May 24, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Heritage had 10 student-athletes attend its signing day May 20. Three baseball players...

Wakefield's student-athletes, from left, Coleman Kraske, Ethan Rose, Kurtis Lensing and Ashley MacFarlane, signed with their colleges.

Sports Feature

Wolverines sign seven student-athletes

By Marty Simpkins
| May 24, 2022

RALEIGH — Wakefield held its signing day for seven of their student-athletes May 19. Two boys lacros...

Sports Feature

Wake Forest hires former coach as new athletic director

By Marty Simpkins
| May 23, 2022

WAKE FOREST — A familiar face is coming back to Wake Forest High School to be its new athletic direc...


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