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Franklinton's Semirah Duffie scored 10 points and also grabbed a rebounds.

Girls basketball

Franklinton powers through Rolesville with late surge

By Marty Simpkins
| January 15, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Franklinton’s girls basketball team trailed at the end of the first quarter at Rolesvil...

Jada Douthit knocked down four 3-pointers for the Huskies and finished the night with 15 points.

Girls basketball

Heritage’s 3-pointers stifle Fuquay-Varina

By Marty Simpkins
| January 12, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls basketball team converted seven out of 23 3-point shot attemps on the...

JeMarius Reed drives on Tyler King in the first half of action.

Boys basketball

Granville Central boys batter Rolesville Rams

By Amanda Dixon
| January 11, 2021

STEM — Granville Central got off to a slow start, but poured it on to win Wednesday’s home contest 7...

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Elijah Matlock of Wakefield is fouled on the play.

Boys basketball

JV Vikings knock down Wolverines

By Amanda Dixon
| January 15, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville’s junior varsity basketball team handed Wakefield its first loss of the ...

Franklinton's Semirah Duffie scored 10 points and also grabbed a rebounds.

Girls basketball

Franklinton powers through Rolesville with late surge

By Marty Simpkins
| January 15, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Franklinton’s girls basketball team trailed at the end of the first quarter at Rolesvil...

Devin Fowler led Wake Forest with 228 digs this season.

Huskies, Cougars fall in first round of 4A state playoffs

By Marty Simpkins
| January 13, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The high school volleyball regular season wrapped up last week, and both Heritage and ...

Jada Douthit knocked down four 3-pointers for the Huskies and finished the night with 15 points.

Girls basketball

Heritage’s 3-pointers stifle Fuquay-Varina

By Marty Simpkins
| January 12, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls basketball team converted seven out of 23 3-point shot attemps on the...

JeMarius Reed drives on Tyler King in the first half of action.

Boys basketball

Granville Central boys batter Rolesville Rams

By Amanda Dixon
| January 11, 2021

STEM — Granville Central got off to a slow start, but poured it on to win Wednesday’s home contest 7...

Sydnie Morgan battles in the paint for Granville Central, but can’t get a ball to go in the basket Wednesday night against Rolesville.

Girls basketball

Lady Panthers can't score, fall 50-15 to Rolesville

By Amanda Dixon
| January 11, 2021

STEM — If you could score points for heart and hustle, then the Granville Central Lady Panthers woul...

Heritage's Ainsley Donovan won the girls cross-country NAC 6 championship race with a time of 21:14.77.

High school cross-country

Lady Huskies, Cougar boys win NAC 6 titles

By Marty Simpkins
| January 7, 2021

WENDELL — Heritage cross-country made school history, while Wake Forest’s boys team won their fourth...

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Commentary

Reviewing the year of sports

By Marty Simpkins
| January 6, 2021

Let’s face it: the year 2020 was not exactly the best year ever. When it came to sports, the COVID-1...

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The UNC-Chapel Hill junior varsity esports team defeated the Striking Vipers 2-0 in the video game "League of Legends" to win the Battle in the Forest esports tournament hosted by Wake Forest's parks and recreation department.

UNC wins Battle in the Forest esports tournament

By Marty Simpkins
| December 20, 2020

WAKE FOREST — An esports team from UNC-Chapel Hill won first place in the town of Wake Forest’s gami...

Wakefield High School athletes sign with college

| November 25, 2020

RALEIGH — Two girls basketball players and two baseball players from Wakefield High School had their signing day at the high school Nov. 18. Amirah Allen was first on the schedule. She signed …

Wakefield athletes sign with their college

By Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly
| December 14, 2020

RALEIGH — Two girls basketball players and two baseball players from Wakefield had their signing day at the high school Nov. 18. Amirah Allen was first on the schedule to sign with Howard …

Red Ram signs with UNC

By Marty Simpkins | marty@wakeweekly.com
| November 16, 2020

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton softball player Shelby Sykora signed to play for UNC-Chapel Hill Nov. 11. She said the decision for her to play softball for the Tar Heels was an easy one, considering ...

Vance-Granville CC raises $110K at golf tourney

| October 29, 2020

HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College recently held its annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament at the Henderson Country Club, raising more than $110,000. Proceeds will help fund …

Cougar soccer player signs with Louisburg College

By Marty Simpkins | marty@wakeweekly.com
| October 23, 2020

WAKE FOREST — Abdoulie Sanneh, the 2019 4A state championship MVP, signed to play men’s soccer at Louisburg College. Sanneh, who graduated from Wake Forest last year, made the decision to ...