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Patriots shoot down Firebirds

By Amanda Dixon
| October 20, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy put up a good fight in the Super Six match Wednesday afternoon with t...

Heritage's girls cross-country team won its third NAC 6 conference championship in a row. Contributed Photo

Cross-Country

Heritage runners win third NAC 6 title

By Marty Simpkins
| October 19, 2021

CARY — Heritage’s girls cross-country team won its third NAC 6 conference championship in a row afte...

Wakefield's Dryden Vice, left, clears the ball away with his head against Heritage.

Boys Soccer

Wolverines win first conference title

By Marty Simpkins
| October 19, 2021

RALEIGH — Wakefield’s boys soccer team won its first conference championship in school history after...

Noah Smith scored a goal and dished out an assist for Franklin Academy in the 3-1 win over East Wake Academy.

Boys Soccer

Patriots take down Eagles on senior night

By Marty Simpkins
| October 19, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s boys soccer team still have a good chance of making the 2A state pl...

Rolesville running back Antonio Crim Jr. led the way with 213 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns in the 73-38 win over Knightdale.

Football

Rolesville scores historic 73 points in win over Knightdale

By Marty Simpkins
| October 18, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville’s football team poured on a program-record 73 points in its 73-38 victory ov...

Franklinton's Ryan Martinez dribbles the ball down the field against Northern Nash's defense.

Boys Soccer

Franklinton soccer keeps playoff hopes alive

By Marty Simpkins
| October 20, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s boys soccer team outscored Northern Nash 5-3 in a big conference win at ...

Wake Forest's Maci Taylor focuses on the ball on her serve receive.

Volleyball

Cougars rally to take down Husky volleyball

By Marty Simpkins
| October 18, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s volleyball team earned a much-needed win by taking down Heritage 3-2 (25...

Wakefield's Terra Schmitt won the NAC 6 conference player of the year by averaging a score of 35.7 this season.

Girls Golf

Wakefield girls golf finishes second in the conference

By Marty Simpkins
| October 18, 2021

WAKE FOREST — In the final golf match of the regular season at Heritage Golf Club, Wakefield’s girls...

Wake Forest running back Mike DiPasquale scored two rushing touchdowns in the 23-12 win at Heritage.

Football

Cougars extend rivalry win streak over Huskies

By Marty Simpkins
| October 18, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s football team experienced its first loss of the season at home Friday to Wa...

Dryden Vice scored the first goal of the match for Wakefield off a penalty kick in the second half.

Boys Soccer

Wolverines get big win over rival Cougars

By Marty Simpkins
| October 13, 2021

RALEIGH — Wakefield’s boys soccer team took down Wake Forest 2-1 at home Tuesday to stay on top of t...

Heritage's Sieun Lee swept Wake Forest's Julia Foley 8-0 to win the No. 1 singles match.

Girls Tennis

Heritage girls tennis finishes second

By Marty Simpkins
| October 12, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls tennis team finished the regular season with its best finish in schoo...

Angelica Turnage led Franklinton with eight kills and six blocks in the win against Northern Nash.

Volleyball

Franklinton volleyball stays ahead in conference standings

By Marty Simpkins
| October 12, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s volleyball team keeps its first place standing in the Big East conferenc...

Coleson Fields was the player of the game for Heritage in the win at Knightdale with 244 all-purpose yards and a rushing touchdown.

Football

Heritage outlasts Knightdale in shootout

By Marty Simpkins
| October 11, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Neither football team could stop the other in Heritage’s 57-55 victory at Knightdale Fr...

Wake Forest quarterback Nigel Lucas completed five out of seven passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns. The junior also scored on a 30-yard touchdown.

Football

Cougars fire on all cylinders against Wolverines

By Marty Simpkins
| October 11, 2021

RALEIGH — Wake Forest’s football team scored 40 points for the second week in a row in a 40-24 win a...

Franklin Academy's Nick Fitzgerald rises up to head the ball on a corner kick.

Boys Soccer

Patriots finish game with scoreless tie

By Marty Simpkins
| October 11, 2021

WAKE FOREST — It was a rare instance in high school boys soccer where neither team scored a goal in ...

Morgan Newton taps the ball over the net in Franklin Academy's Sept. 30 match against Falls Lake. The Lady Firebirds wore pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Volleyball

Lady Firebirds shoot down Patriots

By Amanda Dixon
| October 6, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy eased past the Franklin Academy Lady Patriots in a Super Six conferen...

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...

Rolesville quarterback Byrum Brown threw for 204 yards, ran for 154 yards and scored four total touchdowns at Wakefield.

Football

Brown leads Rams to victory over Wolverines

By Marty Simpkins
| October 5, 2021

RALEIGH — Rolesville’s football team dominated Wakefield on the road with a 42-21 victory on the roa...

Wake Forest running back Tre Stancil scored on a 4-yard touchdown run at Knightdale.

Football

Cougars run over Knights

By Marty Simpkins
| October 5, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Wake Forest’s football team totaled 270 rushing yards and five touchdowns in its 40-18 ...

Wake Forest's Nathan Cochran recorded an assist in the 3-0 win against Rolesville.

Boys Soccer

Cougars shut out Rams soccer

By Marty Simpkins
| October 5, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The annual Devil’s Cup ended with a 3-0 victory for Wake Forest’s boys soccer team ove...


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