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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...

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 ...

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. ...

The N.C. Capitals are the first inaugural expansion team to win a conference title in the history of the East Coast Basketball League.

Semipro Basketball

Capitals win the conference as a first-year team

By Marty Simpkins
| June 1, 2021

RALEIGH — The N.C. Capitals semipro basketball team won its fourth game in a row Saturday to win the...

Wake Forest's Kahlil Watson slides safely to second base in a home game against Knightdale.

Baseball

Cougar baseball player sets his sights on MLB Draft

By Marty Simpkins
| June 4, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Kahlil Watson is one of the best baseball players to come through Wake Forest High Sch...

Heritage's Chase Easterwood defeated Wakefield's Emma Hulicki 6-0, 6-4 in the No. 1 singles match.

Girls Tennis

Heritage girls tennis upsets Wakefield

By Marty Simpkins
| May 17, 2021

WAKE FOREST — For the first time in school history, Heritage’s girls tennis team defeated Wakefield ...

Franklin Academy's Bree Lascano, right, fights off a Community School of Davidson player for the ball.

Girls Soccer

Franklin Academy drops the ball in state title loss

By Marty Simpkins
| May 17, 2021

GREENSBORO — Franklin Academy’s girls soccer team was undefeated this season until it ran into a bri...

Rolesville's Noah Rogers won the East Offensive Player of the Game award for catching five passes for 69 yards and two touchdowns.

Football

Rolesville falls to Vance in football state championship

By Marty Simpkins
| May 11, 2021

RALEIGH — Rolesville’s football team exceeded expectations and raised standards this season, but cou...

Rolesville's football team celebrates its first 4AA east regional championship title after beating Wake Forest 24-21 in double overtime.

Football

Rams are state championship bound

By Marty Simpkins
| May 3, 2021

ROLESVILLE — For the first time in school history, a team sports program from Rolesville will repres...

Heritage's girls soccer team won its third NAC 6 conference championship in a row after beating Wake Forest 1-0 in overtime.

Girls Soccer

Huskies beat Cougars in overtime to win conference title

By Marty Simpkins
| May 3, 2021

WAKE FOREST — It only took one goal in overtime for Heritage’s girls soccer team to claim the NAC 6 ...

Heritage head coach Mackie Hayman, left, pictured with his girls golf team after winning its second NAC 6 conference championship in a row.

Girls Golf

Heritage crowned back-to-back conference champs

By Marty Simpkins
| April 27, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls golf team defeated Wake Forest 125-134 to win its second NAC 6 confer...

Wake Forest head coach Justin Richards, left, pictured with his boys golf team after winning the NAC 6 conference championship.

Boys Golf

Wake Forest wins first conference championship in over 20 years

By Marty Simpkins
| April 27, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s boys golf team won its first NAC 6 conference title by beating Heritage ...

Granville Central catch Destinee Shook, right, tags Louisburg’s Ava Simpson out at the plate for the third out in the bottom of the seventh inning to preserve the 15-11 win for the Lady Panthers.

Softball

‘One heck of a game’: Granville Central sweeps Louisburg

By Amanda Dixon
| April 27, 2021

LOUISBURG — It was the final conference meeting between Granville Central and Louisburg on Thursday,...

Franklin Academy's Megan Hughes, left, scored one goal and dished out four assists in the 9-0 win against Vance Charter.

Girls Soccer

Lady Patriots win fifth conference title in a row

By Marty Simpkins
| April 28, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls soccer team dominated Vance Charter 9-0 to win its fifth conf...

Alyssa Henault is Wake Forest's top hitter this season with 24 hits, 23 runs, six RBIs and a home run.

Softball

Wake Forest softball crowned conference champs

By Marty Simpkins
| April 27, 2021

RALEIGH — Wake Forest’s softball team won its first conference championship in seven years with a 10...

Wakefield's Ariah Davis has recorded 10 hits, six runs, three RBIs this season. The freshman also hit her first home run in the win at Heritage.

Softball

Wakefield softball surging with wins

By Marty Simpkins
| April 21, 2021

RALEIGH — Wakefield’s softball team won its fourth game in a row after a season sweep at Heritage Mo...


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