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In 20 games at goalkeeper for his career, Wake Forest's Noah Kump allowed 16 goals and made 77 saves.

Boys Soccer

Two Cougars make All-Star team

By Marty Simpkins
| January 18, 2022

WAKE FOREST — The N.C. Coaches Association announced Sunday Jan. 16 that Wake Forest soccer players ...

Rolesville quarterback Byrum Brown led his team to its first 4A state championship appearance May 8, 2021. File Photo

Sports Feature

2021 Sports Year in Review

By Marty Simpkins
| December 30, 2021

WAKE FOREST — It has been a wild up-and-down year for everyone in 2021. So many life-changing and hi...

Mike Joyner has served as Wake Forest High School's athletic director since 2013.

Sports Feature

Wake Forest athletic director leaving for new school

By Marty Simpkins
| December 22, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Mike Joyner, who has been Wake Forest High School’s athletic director since 2013, is r...

Wake Forest head coach Reggie Lucas has led his football team to three straight state championships. File Photo

Sports Feature

What it takes to win

By Marty Simpkins
| December 21, 2021

WAKE FOREST — There are thousands of high school coaches in North Carolina, but only a few have won ...

Isabella Lowery, left, signed to play softball with Barton College and Bailey Burgess, right, signed to play volleyball at Old Dominion University.

Sports Feature

Two Wolverines sign up for college

By Marty Simpkins
| December 20, 2021

RALEIGH — Wakefield held its signing day for Isabella Lowery and Bailey Burgess Dec. 16. Lowery will...

Heritage had 10 student-athletes sign with their respective colleges on signing day.

Sports Feature

Heritage holds signing day for 10 student-athletes

By Marty Simpkins
| December 20, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage will send 10 student-athletes off to college who signed with their respective...

Rolesville quarterback Byrum Brown pictured with his parents and younger brother at his signing day.

Football

Brown signs with USF

By Marty Simpkins
| December 20, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville quarterback Byrum Brown officially signed to play with the University of Sou...

Aiden Murray pinned Sanderson's Thomas Kenner in the first period.

Wrestling

Red Rams host wrestling tournament in honor of fallen soldier

By Marty Simpkins
| December 14, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s wrestling team held its first Sergeant Dillon Baldridge Memorial wrestli...

Nadia Sykes signed to play softball at N.C. State.

Sports Feature

Rolesville softball player signs with N.C. State

By Marty Simpkins
| November 29, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville softball player Nadia Sykes made the decision to sign with N.C. State Univer...

Franklinton's boys basketball team competes against Orange High School during the Lester Wilder Memorial jamboree. Gill Clopton | Contributed Photo

Basketball

Franklinton hosts Lester Wilder Memorial Jamboree

From staff reports
| November 22, 2021

Franklinton High School held its first Lester Wilder Memorial basketball jamboree at Cedar Creek Mid...

Rolesville's baseball players sign with their respective schools with their families. Contributed Photo

Sports Feature

Rolesville baseball players sign with colleges

By Marty Simpkins
| November 15, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Four baseball players from Rolesville High School signed with their respective schools ...

Wake Forest's student-athletes who signed, from left, Samantha Widelski, Grace Gilmore, Savannah Hauser, Tate Bacon, Josh Wilson and Katie Colavito. Mike Joyner | Contributed Photo

Sports Feature

Six Cougars sign to play for college

By Marty Simpkins
| November 15, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High School produced six student-athletes to made the decision to play for...

NCFC’s Wake Forest United Blue U-15 girls soccer team reached the finals of the Columbus Day Invitational tournament in Williamsburg, Va., Oct. 9-10. Wake Forest fell 1-0 in the finals to an U-16 team. Blue includes (from left, front) Sophia Vergolias, Ashani Akbar, Brayden Kozar, Rylee Castellanos, Penny Sirianna, Kennedy Bowman, Samantha Provancal, Piper Taylor, Ellie Herman, (back) coach Lisa Taylor, coach Craig Provancal, Chelsea Lange, Griffin Coward, Kayla Taylor, Claire  Durig, Savannnah Clevinger, Alexis Fischlein, Jaden Rotosky, Ashley Hollembaek and coach Glen Brizendine. Contributed Photo

Girls Soccer

Wake Forest United Blue wins season championship

By Marty Simpkins
| October 26, 2021

WAKE FOREST — WF United Blue defeated Hustle FC 3-1 in Cary Sunday to win the NCFC Challenge girls s...

Mike Joyner

Sports Feature

Wake Forest athletic director wins Charlie Adams Award

By Marty Simpkins
| October 5, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High School athletic director Mike Joyner won the Charlie Adams Distinguis...

The Ducks won their first game in the history of the program by beating the Johnston County Arsenal 13-6.

Football

Ducks claim program's 1st win by beating Arsenal

By Marty Simpkins
| September 28, 2021

CLAYTON — The D-ONE SPORTS Ducks, Wake Forest’s new American Youth Football team, secured its first ...

Joe John

Baseball

Coach John returns to Heritage baseball

By Marty Simpkins
| September 28, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage athletic director Pat Kennedy announced Sept. 21 that Joe John will return fo...

Rolesville's fall sports programs opened with youth baseball Sept. 11. It's the first time the sport has been played since the COVID-19 pandemic. Contributed Photo

Sports Feature

Rolesville athletics breaks record for fall sports

By Marty Simpkins
| September 20, 2021

ROLESVILLE — After canceling last fall’s youth athletics program due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Roles...

Football

Youth football team kicks off first game of the season

By Marty Simpkins
| September 20, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The D-One Sports Ducks Football Club is launching its first game as a franchise in Wak...

The N.C. Capitals are gearing up for its second season after winning the division title last year. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly File Photo

Basketball

N.C. Capitals holding tryouts for team

By Marty Simpkins
| September 20, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s men’s semi-pro basketball team, the N.C. Capitals, are hosting an open c...

Youths 17 and under may use any legal hunting implement and can hunt deer of either sex on Saturday, Sept. 25, according to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

OUTDOORS

Youth Deer Hunting Day set for Sept. 25

For Restoration NewsMedia
| September 15, 2021

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has designated Saturday, Sept. 25 as Youth Deer Hun...


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