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For Phase Two of the NCHSAA COVID-19 guidelines, gyms must only have 10 total people inside during team workouts and practices.

NCHSAA gets ready to move into Phase 2

CHAPEL HILL — The N.C. High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) will begin Phase Two of their plan to bring back high school sports Monday Aug. 3. Some guidelines between Phase One and …
Franklin Academy's boys soccer program will have to wait until Sept. 1 to begin their 1A state title defense.

Sports will wait until Sept. 1

CHAPEL HILL — The N.C. High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced Wednesday July 15 that the start of the fall sports season is delayed until at least Sept. 1. This date is subject …
Wake Forest's soccer players show off their state championship rings as a team.

Cougars receive championship rings

WAKE FOREST — Almost eight months after winning their 4A state championship, Wake Forest’s boys soccer team was rewarded with their championship rings at the high school Thursday July …
Both Wake County and Franklin County schools announced that high school athletics are suspended indefinitely.

Wake, Franklin schools suspend fall sports indefinitely

CHAPEL HILL — The Wake County Public School System announced Friday afternoon that Wake County school athletics are suspended indefinitely until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. …
City of Oaks Pop-Up Theatre tests its movie projector and screen Sunday in preparation for its first film showing  Friday.

Former Husky baller opens drive-in theater

WAKE FOREST — Former Heritage High School basketball player Ian Hinkley is giving back to the community by way of a drive-in movie theater for families in the Wake Forest area. Hinkley …
There will be no team workouts or band practices at Wake County Public Schools until July 13.

Wake County schools push back team workouts to July 13

WAKE FOREST — It was announced Friday June 26 that all Wake County Public Schools will not host any workouts or practices for athletics until July 13 due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases …
Community sports

Volunteer youth baseball coaches needed

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department is looking for two responsible adults interested in volunteering their time to coach junior and senior league baseball teams during …
Carlos Mata gets a hit on the ball for the Swamp Donkeys. Contributed Photo

Swamp Donkeys shut out Braves

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Swamp Donkeys defeated the cross-town rival Wake Forest Braves 11-0 Sunday at Heritage. Two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Wake Forest pitcher Derrick …
Rocket League is a video game where players play soccer while also driving cars. Contributed Photo

Esports provides competition amid COVID-19 pandemic

WAKE FOREST — With everyone stuck at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, one sport has risen to allow fierce competition while also practicing social distancing: eSports. Video games are …
Pro sports
Marty Simpkins

Washington unveils bland new team name

The Washington NFL football team decided to change its team nickname after a major sponsor, FedEx, threatened to not support the franchise financially. In response, the team will now be called …
Jean McCamy
Views and Reviews

New team names need some pizazz

I grew up cheering for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, the Washington Redskins and the St. Louis Cardinals. In this day of removing, renaming and rebranding, our sporting buddies are often under fire. …
Marty Simpkins
COMMENTARY

MLB summer games satisfy craving like turkey

I’m not the biggest baseball fan, but I’m happy to say that we’re finally getting some more professional sports here in the United States after the first pitch was thrown during Major League …
Fungo notches second win against Thunder

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s collegiate summer baseball league team, the Fungo, split its double-header with Thunder NC Saturday with a 6-5 loss and then a 7-0 victory. The game was …

Wake Forest Fungo to start season June 6

Cougar football player catching the attention of college recruiters