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Last week, I talked about the postponement of the Summer Olympic Games and the NFL free agency. This week, my focus will be on the announcement of the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame … more
Editor's note: Each week, The Wake Weekly will honor a local high school senior athlete who put in years of work in a sport, but who may not finish their final season after COVID-19 caused spring … more
KNIGHTDALE - Knightdale High School wrestler Jayden Adams won the Heart of a Champion award April 1, an achievement fit for student athletes who demonstrate outstanding sportsmanship in both sports … more
RALEIGH - Wakefield High School's Elise Williams committed to play basketball at Wake Forest University when she graduates in 2021. The junior made her announcement via Twitter April 2. "I really … more
WILSON — Opponents of the Hunt High varsity softball team could often correlate their won-loss ledger against the Lady Warriors on the basis of one simple question. How successful were they in … more
With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the nation and affecting local sports, there’s not a whole lot to cover out there. High school sports are shut down until May 18. As a local sports editor, … more
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The National Federation of State High School Associations announced it will offering free officiating courses through July 1. Current high school sports officials, as well … more
WAKE FOREST - North Carolina Futbol Club (NCFC) youth soccer was entering the peak of its season until it was shut down by the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Before the season was … more
WAKE FOREST - Since the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has postponed spring sports until May 18, The Wake Weekly will like to honor the high school senior student athletes … more
KNIGHTDALE — Though the Knightdale High softball squad’s best start in school history (4-0) might be spoiled by its shortest prep season on record due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it bowed out for … more
WAKE FOREST — Former Heritage High School boys basketball player Jayden Gardner finished his sophomore year first team all-district and second team all-conference at East Carolina … more
WAKE FOREST — With the COVID-19 outbreak affecting universities, community colleges and high schools all over the globe, recruiting for student athletes has taken a big hit. Schools are not … more
In the days since the COVID-19 pandemic sidelined the sports world, Babe Allen’s phone has been blowing up with text messages. On March 23, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association … more
WAKE FOREST - In response to Governor Roy Cooper's executive order closing all North Carolina public schools through May 15th, North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Commissioner … more
As a sports editor for a local newspaper, I realize there won’t be a lot of sports news as COVID-19 spreads across the world. High school athletics have been postponed for at least a few weeks … more
ROLESVILLE — After showing steady improvement through the first two weeks of the season, the Knightdale boys tennis team entered the coronavirus version of the all-star break with a convincing 8-1 … more
ROLESVILLE — It was a balk call that might forever be balked at. Because the official’s decision in the bottom of the seventh inning ushered home Rolesville High baseball’s winning 3-2 run … more
WAKE FOREST - The top two golfers in the NAC 6 conference just happen to share the same team and the same season average. Wake Forest's Finn Jarrell and Josh Buxbaum are both tied for first place off … more
WAKE FOREST - Until April 6, all North Carolina high school athletics will be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country. This includes games, practices, skill developments and … more
WILSON — The sweep (team championship and individual top finish) eluded the host Bulldogs in Tuesday’s final round of the annual Barton Intercollegiate men’s and women’s golf tournament at … more
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