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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...

Elerod Morris

Football

Red Rams promote Morris to football head coach

By Marty Simpkins
| June 20, 2022

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s football team will be led by new head coach Elerod Morris for the upcomi...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Heritage freshman Landry Boyles keeps the ball away from a Wakefield defender and looks for an open teammate.

Girls Soccer

Huskies beat NAC 6 rivals in playoffs

By Marty Simpkins
| May 24, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls soccer team took down familiar opponents in its first two 4A state pl...

Wakefield's Shawnti Jackson won the 4A state title for the 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter dash. She was also a member of the team's 4x400-meter relay championship squad. Contributed Photo

Track and Field

Jackson and Mallo win state titles

By Marty Simpkins
| May 29, 2022

GREENSBORO — Wakefield’s Shawnti Jackson and Wake Forest’s Andrew Mallo won their first state champi...

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...

Wakefield's Shawnti Jackson won the girls 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and 400-meter dash. The junior was also a part of the team's first place win in the 4x400-meter relay. Contributed Photo

Track and Field

Champions crowned at regional track meet

By Marty Simpkins
| May 22, 2022

WILMINGTON — There were multiple first-place winners from local schools at the 4A east regional trac...

Franklin Academy's Alphonso Sison won the No. 1 singles match over Washington's Campbell Curtis 6-3, 6-0.

Boys Tennis

Franklin Academy tennis advances to semifinals

By Marty Simpkins
| May 10, 2022

WASHINGTON — Franklin Academy’s boys tennis team will play in the 2A state east regional championshi...

Wake Forest's Taylor Jones recorded four hits, three RBIs, three runs and two home runs in the conference tournament championship.

Softball

Cougars take down Huskies in conference tourney

By Marty Simpkins
| May 8, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s softball team got off to a hot start on their way to beating Heritage 11...

Wakefield's Hunter Stone has recorded 24 hits, 26 RBIs, nine runs and two home runs so far this season.

Baseball

Wolverines win first baseball conference tournament

By Marty Simpkins
| May 8, 2022

RALEIGH — Wakefield’s baseball team capitalized off Heritage’s mistakes to beat them 6-4 in the NAC ...

Rolesville's Raquel Lightbourn won the girls triple jump with a distance of 34-feet-4.5-inches. The senior also placed third in the long jump with a distance of 16-feet-2.25-inches.

Track and Field

Rolesville girls win NAC 6 track and field championship

By Marty Simpkins
| May 8, 2022

KNIGHTDALE — Rolesville’s girls track and field team won the NAC 6 conference title at Knightdale Sa...

In his senior season, Wake Forest's Josh Wilson has a batting average of .274 with 17 hits, 17 runs, eight RBIs and a home run.

Baseball

Cougars sweep Wildcats to win NAC 6 title

Baseball
| May 2, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s baseball team swept Millbrook at home Wednesday, April 27 to win its sec...

Wakefield's Bella Lowery has a batting average of .388 with 19 hits, 18 RBIs, 17 runs and two home runs in her senior season.

Softball

Wakefield softball captures first conference title

By Marty Simpkins
| May 2, 2022

RALEIGH — With a season sweep over Knightdale Thursday, April 28, Wakefield’s softball team claimed ...

Wake Forest's Gabi Beaudet scored five goals in the win over Heritage and leads the team with 52 this season.

Girls Lacrosse

Lady Cougars capture first conference title

By Marty Simpkins
| May 1, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s girls lacrosse team celebrated its first conference championship in scho...

Dylan Johnson led the Wolverines with an average individual score of 37.67. His career-best was 34 in the front seven at Zebulon Country Club.

Boys Golf

Wakefield golf notches first conference title

By Marty Simpkins
| May 1, 2022

ZEBULON — Wakefield’s boys golf team won its first conference championship in program history after ...


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