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Wake Forest's defense held Garner to only 7 points in the win. No. 1 Triston Spencer, No. 9 Steven Williams and No. 94 Chris Allen are there for the tackle on the play.

Football

Cougars run over Trojans in season opener

By Marty Simpkins
| March 1, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s football team celebrated the start of the high school football season wi...

Ty'Quon Reid should bring plenty of points to the Capitals as Vance-Granville Community College's all-time leading scorer.

Mens Basketball

NC Capitals go 3-0 in preseason showcase

By Marty Simpkins
| February 24, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s first semi-professional basketball team, the N.C. Capitals, held its fir...

Franklinton's Miracle Cornell, left, pictured with her father, Herbert, center, and her head coach Matthew Hockaday, right. Cornell is the first Red Ram in school history to score 1,000 points.

Girls Basketball

Franklinton’s Cornell reaches 1,000 points

By Marty Simpkins
| February 22, 2021

FRANKLINTON — In Franklinton’s girls basketball home game against Hunt Feb. 16, Miracle Cornell scor...

School sports

Lester Wilder

Franklinton coaching legend Lester Wilder dies

By Marty Simpkins
| March 3, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Longtime Franklinton High School coach Lester Wilder passed away from cancer Saturday ...

Rolesville's Donavon Martin finished his high school career with an average of 13 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.3 steals per game.

Basketball

Lady Huskies, Rolesville boys fall in 2nd playoff round

By Marty Simpkins
| March 1, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Both Heritage’s girls basketball team and Rolesville’s boys basketball team lost in th...

Daniel Lugo dribbles the ball down the field for Heritage.

Boys soccer

Heritage upsets Wake Forest in overtime

By Marty Simpkins
| March 1, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s boys soccer team took down the defending 4A state champion Wake Forest Coug...

Jalen Rochelle scored the first touchdown of the game for Heritage with a 54-yard run on the second play of the night.

Football

Huskies slosh their way to victory against Broughton

By Marty Simpkins
| March 1, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s football team grinded out a 19-13 win in the cold, pouring rain for its sea...

Luke Pirrung led Wakefield with four goals in the win over Heritage.

Boys Lacrosse

Wakefield lacrosse sweeps Heritage

By Marty Simpkins
| March 2, 2021

RALEIGH — Wakefield’s boys lacrosse team came out on top over Heritage 10-9 at home after a crazy ba...

Wake Forest's defense held Garner to only 7 points in the win. No. 1 Triston Spencer, No. 9 Steven Williams and No. 94 Chris Allen are there for the tackle on the play.

Football

Cougars run over Trojans in season opener

By Marty Simpkins
| March 1, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s football team celebrated the start of the high school football season wi...

Jimmy Williams

Football

Franklinton gearing up for winning season

By Marty Simpkins
| February 23, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s football team did not have a great 2019 to say the least. The Red Rams w...

Byrum Brown will return for his second year as Rolesville's starting quarterback this season. File Photo

Football

Rolesville football to build off historic 2019 season

By Marty Simpkins
| February 23, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville’s football team only lost to two teams last year and won 10 games. The Rams ...

Brodrick Gooch is a two-way player who will try to bring some excitement to the Huskies as a junior this season. File Photo

Football

Heritage looking to go deeper in state playoffs

By Marty Simpkins
| February 23, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Cardinal Gibbons had Heritage’s football team’s number last season. The Huskies lost t...

Cody Britt returns as a senior defensive back for Wake Forest this year.

Football

Cougars seeking unprecedented 7th-straight conference title

By Marty Simpkins
| February 24, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Last year was the first time in three years Wake Forest’s football team didn’t play in...

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