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Heritage's Kate Dawson throws down a hard spike at Wakefield.

Volleyball

Huskies open NAC 6 play with sweep over Wolverines

By Marty Simpkins
| September 14, 2021

RALEIGH — After starting the season with six straight losses, Heritage’s volleyball team has won fiv...

Rolesville's Noah Rogers returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown and scored on a 61-yard receiving touchdown in the 58-6 win at East Wake.

Football

Rams blow out East Wake Warriors for 1st win of the season

By Marty Simpkins
| September 6, 2021

WENDELL — Rolesville’s football team recovered in a big way after back-to-back losses with a 58-6 wi...

East Wake Academy's Mallie Pearce smacks the ball down for a spike.

Volleyball

Eagles clinch 1st win by defeating Franklin Academy

By Marty Simpkins
| September 3, 2021

WAKE FOREST — East Wake Academy’s volleyball team finally achieved its first win of the season in a ...

Marty Simpkins

Vacation a welcomed break from news

By Marty Simpkins
| September 17, 2021

Some readers might have noticed there were slightly fewer articles and photos from yours truly in la...

Heritage quarterback Lex Thomas completed 20 out of 30 pass attempts for 245 yards and four touchdowns. Contributed Photo by Sara Cunningham

Football

Heritage stays undefeated with win at Sanderson

By Marty Simpkins
| September 14, 2021

RALEIGH — Heritage’s football team kept its win streak going Friday with a 31-7 win at Sanderson. Th...

The Heritage Huskies sack the Broughton quarterback in the early minutes of the Sept. 3 home game. The Huskies took a 61-12 win against the Broughton Capitals.

Football

Heritage 3-0 on season after blowing past Broughton

From staff reports
| September 9, 2021

WAKE FOREST —  The Huskies took a 61-12 win against the Broughton Capitals. Heritage piled on six ru...

Fike's Mary Thomas Watkins hits a return during her match with East Wake's Hana Ruggerio at No. 3 singles Tuesday at Barton Tennis Complex. Watkins won 6-1, 6-1 as the Lady Golden Demons remained unbeaten within the 3-A Quad County Conference with a 9-0 victory.

AREA ROUNDUP

Fike wallops East Wake to remain atop Quad County

The Wilson Times
| September 8, 2021

Conceding just 11 total games, the Fike High girls tennis team maintained its spotless performance a...

Runners met Aug. 31 for the first cross-country meet of the season hosted by Falls Lake Academy.

Cross-Country

PHOTOS: Unicorns dominate Falls Lake's 1st meet

By Amanda Dixon
| September 8, 2021

BUTNER — Falls Lake Academy hosted its first cross-country meet at Butner Athletic Park on the hot a...

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Ladybirds shut out Bunn to stay unbeaten

From staff reports
| September 7, 2021

The Southern Nash High girls tennis team collected its fourth win without a loss Thursday afternoon ...

Wake Forest's Samantha Widelski gets low to the ground to bump the ball on a serve receive.

Volleyball

Wake Forest sweeps Sanderson

By Marty Simpkins
| September 3, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s volleyball team won all three sets in the 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-18) vict...

Granville Central’s Ryan Johnson, left, uses a stiff arm to hold Bunn defender Jay'von Perry on a running play. Granville Central dropped a 34-0 non-conference decision to Bunn.

Football

Panthers unable to muster any points against Bunn

By Amanda Dixon
| August 31, 2021

STEM — Lavadous Bolden and the Bunn Wildcats rolled over Granville Central 34-0 in the Aug. 27 home ...

Morgan Newton goes up and taps the ball over the net for Falls Lake Academy in the 3-0 win over Franklinton on Aug. 27.

Volleyball

Lady Firebirds protect home court from Red Rams

By Amanda Dixon
| August 31, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy protected its home court with a 3-0 win over a tough Franklinton voll...

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