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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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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