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Howard Edwards of Bunn sends Louisburg wrestler Stephen Faulkner flying through the air with a toss.

Wrestling

Bunn takes top wrestling honors in conference meet

By Amanda Dixon
| June 14, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Bunn Wildcats claimed the Northern Carolina Conference wrestling championship on Wed...

Carlos Mata had two RBIs, including a solo home run for the Swamp Donkeys in the 20-5 win over the Braves.

Baseball

Swamp Donkeys clobber Braves with four home runs

By Marty Simpkins
| June 14, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Swamp Donkeys of the North Wake Men’s Baseball League had its best off...

Matt Edwards

Boys Soccer

Longtime Millbrook coach to take over at Heritage

By Marty Simpkins
| June 10, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage announced on June 7 that Matt Edwards will be the new head coach for the scho...

Mito Pereira won his first Rex Hospital Open to compete on the PGA Tour. Contributed photo

26-year-old wins Rex Hospital Open

June 9, 2021

RALEIGH — Mito Pereria earned a playoff win by finishing in first place in the annual Rex Hospital O...

Rolesville wins 3rd consecutive conference title

By Marty Simpkins
| June 9, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville’s track and field team won its third NAC 6 conference championship in a row ...

Wakefield's Emma Hulicki defeated Heritage's Chase Easterwood 7-5, 6-1 in the No. 1 singles match.

Girls Tennis

Wakefield’s girls tennis team wins back-to-back NAC 6 titles

By Marty Simpkins
| June 9, 2021

RALEIGH — Wakefield’s girls tennis team defeated Heritage 8-1 at home June 1 to win the NAC 6 confer...

Heritage pitcher Josh Mruk struck out five batters in the first two innings against Wake Forest. The junior was relieved in the fifth inning.

Baseball

Heritage baseball wins first conference title in school history

By Marty Simpkins
| June 9, 2021

WAKE FOREST — With two outs, bases loaded and a full count, Heritage’s Luke Maicon stepped up to the...

J.F. Webb catcher Andrew Ovando, left, tries to block the plate as Jordan Morgan slides home safely for the Vikings.

Baseball

With 3-0 victory, Vikings sweep Warriors

By Amanda Dixon
| June 8, 2021

OXFORD — South Granville needed another win against the Webb Warriors to claim the clean sweep. The ...

The FUNGO baseball team pictured with the Town of Rolesville Board of Commissioners in front of Rolesville Town Hall.

Baseball

Fungo starts season in new league

By Marty Simpkins
| June 8, 2021

ROLESVILLE — The Wake Forest Fungo baseball team made a couple of changes this season, including ent...

Rolesville baseball players who signed, from left, Isaac Elvira, Kalvin Gruber, Gabe Jackson, Kevin Jones Jr., Kendall Mora, and Noah Thomas.

Sports Feature

Six Rolesville baseball players sign up for college

By Marty Simpkins
| June 8, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville’s baseball team produced six student-athletes who will play at the next leve...

Cooper Allen pitched all six innings for Wake Forest and struck out 10 batters from the mound.

Baseball

Cougars blow out Wakefield

By Marty Simpkins
| June 8, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s Kahlil Watson hit three solo home runs in the 11-1 win against Wakefield...

Franklin Academy's Jeremy Pearsall makes the catch for the out. The sophomore recorded two hits, one RBI and one run in the win against Falls Lake Academy.

Baseball

Walk-off win against Falls Lake keeps playoff hopes alive for Patriots

By Marty Simpkins
| June 8, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s baseball team is still in the hunt for the 1A state playoffs after ...

Kyle Bayer

Volleyball

Wakefield welcomes new volleyball coach

By Marty Simpkins
| June 7, 2021

RALEIGH — Wakefield High School started off the month of June with the announcement of a new volleyb...

Wake Forest’s Zachary O’Briant won the 126-pound weight class by a 7-0 decision over Corinth Holders’ Blake Hines.

Wrestling

Cougars, Wolverines dominate NAC 6 tournament

By Marty Simpkins
| June 7, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Wake Forest and Wakefield’s wrestling teams had great performances at the NAC 6 confere...

Granville Central’s Cade Currin is able to slide in under Landon Mize's tag at second base in Friday night’s game at Louisburg.

Baseball

Panthers drop 3-2 decision to Louisburg

By Amanda Dixon
| June 3, 2021

LOUISBURG — Granville Central dropped a key 3-2 decision on the road at Louisburg on Friday night. ...

Lakin Greathouse tosses the bat to the dugout after drawing a walk for the Panthers.

Baseball

Granville Central wins first game against Louisburg

By Amanda Dixon
| June 3, 2021

STEM — Granville Central managed to hold off the hard-charging Louisburg Warriors in their first mee...

Craig Vacher fires from the mound in the early innings for the Vikings on Thursday, May 27.

Baseball

South Granville falls to Bunn

By Amanda Dixon
| June 3, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Despite Keith Gardner’s home run the Vikings could not generate enough offense to keep u...

A player swings his club during the sold-out Wendell Chamber Classic Sticks and Steaks Golf Tournament.

Wendell Chamber sells out 30th annual golf tournament

For The Wake Weekly
| June 3, 2021

WENDELL — The Wendell Chamber’s 30th annual Classic Sticks and Steaks Golf Tournament was held at th...

The Franklin Academy Middle School girls soccer team includes, (from left, front) Madeline Craig, Griffin Coward, Mary Norman, Delaney Petrina, Peyton Beyer, Savannah Clevinger, Amelia Odland, Emma Voorhis, (back) Rylee Caine, Maleigh Dawson, Lydia Rogers, Kristine Carroll, Jessica Morris, Emily Burgess, Mimi Upchurch and Lucy Walker. (Not pictured) Kayla Rice. Contributed Photo

Girls Soccer

Franklin Academy Middle finishes season undefeated

From staff reports
| June 1, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy Middle School’s girls soccer team wrapped up an undefeated season May...

Heritage's Makenzie Libscomb, left, scored 14 goals and dished out six assists this season.

Soccer

Wake Forest and Heritage soccer players make All-Star team

By Marty Simpkins
| June 4, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s Jalen Grant and Wake Forest’s Connor Kitson made the boys soccer East All-S...


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