Officials are searching for who is responsible for damaging the school’s football practice field in a pickup truck on Tuesday, Feb. 24, after the first of two waves of snow that week. It marked the third time in the past five years similar crimes have occurred at the school.
Defending state champion Chapel Hill earned its fourth straight trip to the Eastern Regionals Tuesday night by blasting Corinth Holders 80-48 in the third round of the NCHSAA 3A girls basketball tournament.
Brian Starkey, the OBS Landscape consultant hired by the town to produce greenway plans, emphasized the excitment that the public has expressed about future recreational space. Plans for the town’s greenway project should be complete June 30.
Eastern Wake News Sports Editor and reporter Aaron Moody was awarded the Hugh Morton Photographer of the Year Award for community newspapers during the North Carolina Press Association’s annual recognition ceremony Feb. 26.
The Broughton girls shock top-seed Millbrook with a 44-38 victory in the second round of the state 4A basketball playoffs, and the Millbrook boys roll into the third round with a 76-52 win over East Wake.
No. 5 Corinth Holders (19-6) rallied to eat away at West Carteret’s lead, then overpowered the Patriots with impenetrable defense and offensive strikes to walk off their home court with a 49-37 victory.
Three times the East Wake girls basketball team had secured a high seed in the 4A NCHSAA playoffs, and three times it had lost by five or fewer points on their home court. The team unleashed its frustrations in a 70-39 demolition of the visiting Holly Springs.
East Wake’s girls dispatched Holly Springs 70-39 in the oft-postponed first round of the 4A state basketball playoffs on Sunday, ending a first-round losing streak against lower-seeded teams that dated back to the 2011-12 season.
After two weeks of snow-related inactivity, the East Wake boys basketball team blew a big lead but recovered for a 63-57 win over Leesville Road in the first round of the 4A NCHSAA state basketball playoffs on Sunday.
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