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Heritage's Kaleb Hedgepeth, left, slams a dunk in the first quarter against Rolesville.

Heritage crushes Wake Forest and beats Rolesville on buzzer-beater

WAKE FOREST - Heritage's boys basketball team had a week to remember as they defeated their rival Wake Forest 80-65 Tuesday and then took down Rolesville 69-66 on a half-court buzzer-beater …
Simone Mahoney, right, led Heritage with 18 points in the win over Rolesville.

Lady Huskies shut down Cougars and Rams

WAKE FOREST - Heritage's girls basketball team is climbing up the NAC 6 conference standings after convincing wins over their rivals Wake Forest and Rolesville this past week. The Lady Huskies …

Franklinton wrestling honors seniors with wins

Franklinton's William Germann pinned Granville Central's Khaleed Moss in the 160-pound bout.
FRANKLINTON - Franklinton's wrestling team competed in their final home match of the regular season with flying colors after a shutout win over Granville Central 66-0 and a 48-30 victory over …

Rolesville football player signs with UNC

Rolesville's Jonathan Adorno, pictured with his family and coaches, signed with UNC-Chapel Hill. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly
ROLESVILLE — Rolesville High School football player Jonathan Adorno held his official signing for UNC-Chapel Hill at the school Friday. Adorno was joined on stage with his father, his brother, …
Rolesville's Areina Harris scored 10 points and recorded four rebounds and four assists, plus two steals. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

Lady Rams make late run to defeat Cougars

WAKE FOREST — It’s not about how you start. It’s about how you finish. That was the case when Rolesville’s girls basketball team took down Wake Forest 59-46 on the road Friday, Jan. …
Rolesville's Darien Long scored six points and recorded four rebounds and two assists. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

Rolesville dominates Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST — Rolesville’s boys basketball team got ahead early and never trailed from there as they blew out Wake Forest 69-55 on the road Friday, Jan. 17. At first, it seemed like a tight …
Pro sports

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 …
Tristen Lutz belted a three-run home run to send the Carolina Mudcats, playing as the Pescadores de Carolina, to a come-from-behind 6-4 victory over the Salem Red Sox in Friday’s Advanced-A Carolina League series opener at Five County Stadium.

Four-run 7th sends Mudcats by Red Sox in series opener

ZEBULON — With the use of the long ball, the Carolina Mudcats won their third straight contest Friday night, erasing a seventh-inning deficit and defeating the Salem Red Sox 6-4 in the opening …

Mudcats walked off by Wood Ducks, 6-4

KINSTON — Devin Hairston gave the Carolina Mudcats a 4-3 lead in the top of the eighth inning, but that margin did not hold up as Curtis Terry’s three-run homer with two outs in the …

Mudcats drop last 2 of series vs. Dash

WINSTON-SALEM — Despite hitting a pair of late home runs, the Carolina Mudcats fell 7-5 to the Winston-Salem Dash in Sunday’s Advanced-A Carolina League series finale at BB&T …
Community sports
Rolesville takes control over Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST - Rolesville's boys basketball team got ahead early and never trailed from there as they blew out Wake Forest 69-55 on the road Friday Jan. 17. At first, it seemed like a tight …

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