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Wake Forest's Chris Moore gained 38 rushing yards on seven carries in the 34-7 win at Corinth Holders.

Cougars sink Pirates

WENDELL — Wake Forest’s football team improved to 2-0 in the NAC 6 conference with an easy 34-7 win at Corinth Holders Friday. The Cougars had a slow start on offense with a 10-0 lead at …

Wake Forest's Bryan Marshall, left, scored the first goal of the game off a header.

Cougars clinch NAC 6 off penalty kicks

WAKE FOREST — The rematch between Wake Forest and Heritage’s boys soccer team went into overtime again, but this time, the Cougars beat the Huskies on the road Monday by outscoring them 3-1 on …

Brodrick Gooch caught two touchdown passes for Heritage in the 34-28 win over Wakefield.

Heritage survives to hold off Wakefield's comeback attempt

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s football team built up a 34-0 lead in the first half and Wakefield almost pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in history, but the Huskies drained the clock in the …

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Franklinton teen with a global dream

FRANKLINTON — Sarah Garner has grown up in Franklinton, but she has international dreams. This high school senior’s dream is to visit Tanzania and meet the child she sponsors through Compassion …

East Wake Academy shuts out Roxboro Community soccer

WENDELL — East Wake Academy’s most prolific soccer scorer was definitely a marked man Wednesday, but his flock of Eagles still hit all the bull’s-eyes during a 3-0 victory over Roxboro …

Heritage sweeps Wakefield

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s volleyball team captured a dominating win for their seniors against Wakefield 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-19) in their last home game of the regular season Tuesday. The …

Heritage girls golf wins NAC 6 title

ZEBULON — Heritage’s girls golf team ended Wakefield’s streak of five consecutive conference championships with one of their own after the Huskies won first place at Zebulon Country Club on …

Lady Patriots go undefeated in the regular season

WAKE FOREST — For the second time in three years, Franklin Academy’s girls tennis team went the entire regular season without a loss after an 8-1 win against Rosewood at home Oct. 2. The …
Senior Rolesville tailback Josh Pullen (No. 6) plowed 107 yards on 11 carries, also keeping alive his ground scoring streak. Don Fuller | Special to The Wake Weekly

Rolesville clobbers Wakefield in conference opener

ROLESVILLE — In the first round of its NAC 6 title pursuit, Rolesville football 49-19 uppercut Wakefield on the road last Friday. The still-undefeated Rams unleashed its own Brown bomber in the …

East Wake Academy shuts out Roxboro Community soccer

WENDELL — East Wake Academy’s most prolific soccer scorer was definitely a marked man Wednesday, but his flock of Eagles still hit all the bull’s-eyes during a 3-0 victory over Roxboro …
Whit Kane led Heritage with five receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown at Corinth Holders. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

Heritage defense smothers Corinth Holders

WENDELL — Heritage’s football team scooped up six fumbles and recorded seven sacks on their way to a 48-14 beatdown at Corinth Holders last Friday. The Huskies suffocated the Pirates on …
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Lucas Martinez scored the game-tying goal against Fike for the Red Rams.

Red Rams rally to down Demons

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s boys soccer team scored two unanswered goals in the final 12 minutes of the match to beat Fike 3-2 for the second time this season at home Monday. The Red Rams took …

Wake Forest jumps ahead early to blow out Knightdale

Elijah Hines scored the final two rushing touchdowns of the game for Wake Forest in their win against Knightdale.
WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest's football team had a rough start with a fumble on the opening kickoff, but that didn't stop them from running away with a 41-14 victory against Knightdale at home …
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Mudcats falter, drop series to Salem

ZEBULON — After a modest three-game winning streak, the Carolina Mudcats’ offense deserted them again in back-to-back Advanced-A Carolina League losses to the Salem Red Sox over the …
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Duke Notebook
Jones makes history for Blue Devils at No. 6 pick

Duke quarterback Daniel Jones left school one year early with a number of first-round guarantees from NFL organizations. The gamble paid off, as Jones heard his name called by commissioner Roger …

ECU Notebook
Houston installs new system, culture for Pirates

New East Carolina head coach Mike Houston didn’t shy away from transparency throughout his first spring with the Pirates. When ECU had a bad practice, like the team’s first day in pads …

NC State Notebook
Spring game a chance for Knight to carve out spot

N.C. State will get its first look at the 2019 team when the program hosts its annual Kay Yow Spring Game on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium. The intrasquad contest will kick off at 1 …