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Olivia Neal scored two goals and dished out four assists her junior year for the Huskies.

Student Athlete of the Week: Olivia Neal

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 won’t finish their final season after COVID-19 ended spring …
Dexter Lawrence's mother, Julia Parker, left, pictured with Brookdale staff worker, June McFadden, right, after donating 47 gift bags full of COVID-19 relief items. Contributed photo

Brookdale thankful for COVID-19 relief donations

WAKE FOREST — Former Wake Forest High School football player and current New York Giant Dexter Lawrence and his mother Julia Parker donated 47 gift bags filled with hand sanitizer, face masks, …
Wakefield's Peyton Barnes finished eighth in the 4A state championship for the 800-meter run last year with a time of 1:58.87. Contributed Photo

Student Athlete of the Week: Peyton Barnes

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 won’t finish their final season after COVID-19 ended …
Wakefield's Taylar Yost has a record time of 16.77 seconds for the 100-meter hurdles and a record time of 48.87 seconds for the 300-meter hurdles. Contributed Photo

Student Athlete of the Week: Taylar Yost

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 won't finish their final season after COVID-19 ended spring …
Student sections like the Husky Hooligans from Heritate High School will likely be empty until at least April 6 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

COVID-19 fears end school sports until April 6 — at least

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 …
Community sports
The Wake Forest Fungo baseball team includes players who graduated from local high schools such as Wake Forest, Heritage and Rolesville. Contributed photo.

Wake Forest Fungo to start season June 6

WAKE FOREST — Things are slowly getting back to normal in the world of sports and Wake Forest’s collegiate summer baseball league team, the Fungo, will head up that charge back to …
Wakefield quarterback Trexler Ivey threw for 2,641 yards and 27 touchdowns in his senior year.

NCCA cancels East-West All-Star games

WAKE FOREST — The North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA) Board of Directors made the decision Thursday May 28 to cancel all of the scheduled East-West All-Star games and on-side Coaching …

Get to know your sports editor

I have put so much time and effort writing about other people that you readers probably have no idea who I am. Well, considering that sports have slowed down a bunch because of the COVID-19 outbreak, …
Pro sports

Sports are back, sort of

As parts of the world slowly lift restrictions put in place at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re seeing some businesses come back online — and some sports, too. Bundesliga, a European …
Dexter Lawrence, left, and his mother, Julia Parker, right, pictured together at a New York Giants football game. Contributed Photo

Former Cougar football star gives back to the community

WAKE FOREST - New York Giants football player and former Wake Forest High School superstar Dexter Lawrence is helping fight against COVID-19 by donating face masks and hand sanitizers to Brookdale, a …

Virtual NFL Draft had funny moments, odd picks

We finally have some sports to talk about after the completion of the 2020 NFL Draft. The event was done virtually with everyone announcing their picks via video chat. There were some big moments …
Cougar football player catching the attention of college recruiters

WAKE FOREST - Wake Forest High School's football program has produced numerous collegiate-level players and you can go ahead and add Isaiah Pipkin to that list. Pipkin is a junior outside …

NRCA produces 11 scholarship athletes

Schools announce their senior signings