Broughton came close to winning the Cap Seven title in 2009 and could be a surprise again this season.
Wake Forest-Rolesville High, which moved to new Heritage High for the 2009-10 school year, hasn't moved back to its renovated building near downtown Wake Forest yet.
The West All-Stars held on to down the East All-Stars 62-55 tonight in the annual N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Girls Basketball Game at the Greensboro Coliseum. The East trailed by as many as 15 points in the first half but tied the game at 52 in the fourth quarter before falling.
Nashika "Breezy" Williams, a Northern Durham graduate and an N.C. State recruit, had six points and 10 rebounds for the East squad.
Wakefield's Kayla Harris added seven points, while Wake Forest-Rolesville's Rena Wakama and Amber Nichols of Broughton finished with six points each. Athens Drive graduate Markesiha Gatling had eight rebounds for the East. Wakefield coach Danielle Blackburn served as the head coach of the East squad.
Wake Forest-Rolesville football is ranked No. 9 in the N.C. Preps preseason top 20.
Wake County school board member Chris Malone wants you to know that he does know that Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.
Malone is taking some ribbing for saying that Albert Einstein invented the light bulb during a speech at Thursday's graduation ceremony for Wake Forest-Rolesville High School. Malone said he had jotted down some quick notes to read from and inadvertently wrote Einstein instead of Edison.
"They can have their fun and get a good chuckle from this," Malone said. "I won't worry about it."
Leesville Road prepared for Thursday night's game against nationally ranked East Chapel Hill by beating Wake Forest-Rolesville 6-0 on Wednesday night.
Wake Forest-Rolesville offensive tackle plans to study architecture.
Wake Forest-Rolesville's Terrell Hartsfield, a 6-foot-4, 225-pound two-time defensive conference player
of the year, has committed to Texas Tech.
too old to play for the high school team last fall and is expected to
attend Hargrave Military this fall before going to Texas Tech.
Wake Forest juniors Ryan Doyle (6-6, 265) and Dylan Intemann (6-6, 300) are landing some college scholarship offers as well.
Doyle already has an offer from Maryland while N.C. State and Wake Forest have offered Intemann, who also had an offer from East Carolina when Skip Holtz was the Pirates’ coach.
The site in Rolesville for a new high school hasn't been acquired yet, but it looks like a name is already in place.
The Wake County school board's facilities committee unanimously recommended today that the new school planned in town be called Rolesville High School. The recommendation comes a week after the board voted to scrap the Forest Ridge High site in favor of looking at a pair of alternatives suggested by Rolesville Mayor Frank Eagles.
Staff has been told to look at a property on Louisbury Road near U.S. 401 and another on Rolesvile Road near Quarry Road.
There's a healthy dose of skepticism among members of the Wake County school board majority to the idea that abandoning Forest Ridge High would cost $15.5 million.
As noted in today's article, administrators said switching sites now would push the opening back form 2012 to 2014. This two-year delay would lead to $10 million in classroom trailer costs, $4 million in inflated construction costs and $1.5 million in redesign work.
Unlike the old board, new board members are taking the staff info with more reservations.