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Wakefields swimmers prepare to dive into the pool at the first meet of the season. The Triangle Aquatics Centers pool provides an uplifting and encouraging environment for all four teams in attendance.

Wakefield swimmers start off the season strong

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

Wakefield’s swim team held their first meet of the season on Tuesday, November 15 at the Triangle Aquatics Center. Wakefield went up against Leesville, Middle Creek and Sanderson High School. Though...

The Dance Team posed for a photo before the varsity football game against Leesville Road high school. They were on the sidelines the whole game cheering on the team as they played.

Dance team to raise funds for National Competition

Sky Morgan and Katie Spampinato October 18, 2022

From competitions, to costumes, to travel costs, the expenses of dance team pile up quickly. Wakefield’s dance team faces the struggle of not receiving funding from the school. The dance team can attest...

Wakefield gymnastics prep for their match in Apex against Wake County schools. The team hopes to win with their new coach and go to states.

Coach DeVeau invigorates Wakefield’s gymnasts

Jami Ward and Mille Monahan, Staff Writer and Co-Opinions Editor October 17, 2022

The Wakefield gymnastics team is a small but mighty group of women who train hard each and every day. This year they have a new coach, and the team is working hard to create a meaningful connection with...

Wakefield mens soccer strategizes for an upcoming game against Wake Forest.  Wolverines went on to win the game with a 2-0 shut-out.

Wakefield men’s soccer athletes strive for unity in the 2022 season

Danielle Kirschner and Jordan McIntyre October 13, 2022

A new school year means a new season for the men’s soccer team at Wakefield. Hopes are high as senior athletes grasp their last few moments of high school sports and freshmen come into a challenging...

Womens cross country poses for a photo before their match against Rolesville and Wake Forest. They recently went to the Hough Invitational at Davidson College.

Wakefield’s cross-country team has their eyes set on success

Seth Steiner and Nic Cazin October 12, 2022

Wakefield High School’s cross-country team has been putting in a lot of hard work this season, and anyone on the team can attest to this. In his fourth year on the team, Coach Joe Turchetti has taken...

Dylan Tobias awarded Coastal Scholar Athlete

Gaby Sciaudone and Jami Ward October 11, 2022

Dylan Tobias of the Wakefield varsity men's soccer team was recently awarded the Coastal Scholar Athlete Award for stellar performance on the field and in the classroom.  In this Q&A with Howler staffers,...

Varsity Wakefield football players on the field ready to compete against Northern Durham.  Wolverines dominated the game and shutout Northern Durham, 24-0.

With only eight seniors, Wolverines’ football sets the stage for a young team

Emily Dudash and Angie Lee October 11, 2022

In the 20 years since their founding, the Wakefield varsity football team has yet to win a state championship - in fact, they haven’t won a conference championship in nearly a decade. While some may...

Ryan Dickhart prepares to take a shot

Wakefield men’s varsity soccer dominates Rolesville

Jami Ward, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

In yesterday’s match against Rolesville, the varsity men's soccer team got another win in the books. The score was 3-1 with two goals from Tyler Knight and one from Dustin Fragoso. Galen Nava provided...

Wakefield womens tennis recently played a match against Wake Forest High School. Despite not having access to their own court, theyve managed to make it work this season.

Wakefield women’s tennis team struggles through a season on the road

Sophia Fisher and Tristan Lempka October 6, 2022

Coming out of a successful season last year with a 58-47 record, the Wakefield women’s tennis team was surprised by the courts they returned to. The maintenance of their home courts, which began in June...

Wakefield Wackos cheer on varsity football at their home game against Northern Durham. A few of them showed up early for a festive tailgate in the student parking lot.

Wakefield Wackos motivate athletes

Kendall Wilson and Nara Hamburger October 5, 2022

The Wakefield Wackos have been cheering from the stands since the beginning; throughout the years, they’ve helped athletes of all sports perform to the best of their abilities. From coming up with engaging...

Varsity volleyball players huddled together on the court to prepare for their game against South Campbell.  Players dominate on the court at home games.

Wakefield women’s volleyball is crushing the game

Abby Dykes and Gaby Sciaudone October 4, 2022

The 2022-2023 volleyball season has been nothing short of successful for the Lady Wolverines. Their record is 12-5, and they are currently undefeated at home. While some teams would credit this success...

Wakefield womens golf poses for a picture at the Wakefield Country Club. Player Terra Schmitt recently won Jersey Mikes player of the week.

Wakefield women’s golf team putts in the work for success

Yusha Ahsan and Camryn Ledwith October 3, 2022

As the 2022 fall sports season progresses at Wakefield High School, the women’s golf team is looking forward to upcoming opportunities and is determined to put forth their best effort to succeed. Each...

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