East Wake’s near-miss Warriors have dropped just one softball game by more than four runs this season, but the Warriors still find themselves in need of a strong finish to possibly earn a wild-card position for the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A state playoffs.
It wouldn’t seem right if a Greater Neuse River 4A Conference tennis competition ended with anything other than victories by Clayton. The Comets have dominated the boys and girls ranks of the league for the past half-plus-decade and haven’t dropped a league dual match in the four-year history of the Class of 2016.
Wake County Board of Commissioners and school board members discussed Tuesday whether to have a school construction bond referendum in 2016 or 2018. County staff say the same amount would be provided the next two years if referendum isn’t done until 2018.
Bunn and South Granville’s baseball and softball teams met with conference championship implications on Tuesday night, and both were one-run games. The Wildcats won 4-3 on a walk-off in baseball and won 1-0 in softball.
Police went to a home on Olde Tavern Drive on Tuesday and arrested the owner on 14 felony counts each of having or training fighting dogs and of cruelty to animals, and county animal control officers took 14 pit bulls to a shelter.
Clayton won for the third time in the last four league matches to edge out Harnett Central for the team championship, while Rolesville senior Blake McShea made his nine-stroke advantage entering the final round stand up to take the individual championship.
Fifteen Triangle schools made U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best High Schools list. Six schools received gold medals for ranking among the top 500 nationally. Three schools received silver medals and six received bronze medals.