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Heart over height

Elijah Shabazz

June 3, 2019


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"I have to play with a chip on my shoulder because of my height". -Ja'Ques Shields

Varsity men’s lacrosse team sweeps the conference

Varsity men’s lacrosse team sweeps the conference

Angelina Ramirez, News Editor

May 29, 2019


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Two seasons in a row, the varsity men’s lacrosse team has taken top of the conference. Better yet, they won each game consecutively, resulting in back-to-back years of being undefeated in the conference. The varsity coaches trained the team very well to prepare for the season that was ahead of them. P...

I’d rather watch a highlight tape instead of a highlight tutorial

I’d rather watch a highlight tape instead of a highlight tutorial

Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019


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"Not every little girl’s dream is to be a ballerina or singer, some dream to interview sweaty athletes after a star-studded game."

Wolverines launch highly anticipated year two of Volleybros

Wolverines launch highly anticipated year two of Volleybros

Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


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"A lot of guys are very competitive and have always been big supporters of the Wakefield varsity volleyball team. My goals are to increase friendly competition between the juniors and seniors, and bring my team to victory" - Ryan Griffin

Hockey could be Wakefield’s new sport

Hockey could be Wakefield’s new sport

Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor

April 11, 2019


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Wakefield has over 35 sports teams but seems to be missing one that a lot of students play--hockey. Students learn street hockey in gym class, but if they take an interest in the sport they have to play it outside of school. For many Wakefield hockey players, the lessons they learn on the ice make this...

The Legend of Zion

The Legend of Zion

Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


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Whether or not he has a great professional career is yet to be seen, but one thing is for sure, the legend of Zion Williamson will be stamped in basketball folklore for eternity

Dance team places 14th in the nation at UDA Nationals

Dance team places 14th in the nation at UDA Nationals

Anthony Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 25, 2019


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Wakefield’s dance team traveled to Orlando, Fla. to take part in the the 2019 National Dance Team Championship (NDTC), at Walt Disney World Resort. Over the course of three days, the dance team competed against teams across the nation. They left their mark upon the championship, as they were the first team fro...

Leading in school spirit: cheerleaders energize student body

Leading in school spirit:  cheerleaders energize student body

Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


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“A lot of my teammates have become sisters to me and our relationships will last way beyond high school.” -Logan Brown

Did North Carolina produce the greatest rivalry?

Did North Carolina produce the greatest rivalry?

Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Sports Writer

March 20, 2019


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“Separated by a mere 10 miles, these fiercely competitive schools are always battling it out for the ACC title... or more,”-collegesportslive.com

Seniors reflect on their basketball accomplishments

Seniors reflect on their basketball accomplishments

Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor

March 19, 2019


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At Wakefield High School, basketball season has come to an end. Both the men’s and women’s teams left outstanding records. The boys had a record of 24-5 and the girls had a record of 27-2. As the seniors walk away from a great season, they reminisce on how the season turned out. Trae Smith, a...

Dedication pushes swim team to first conference championship win

Dedication pushes swim team to first conference championship win

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Cheif

February 14, 2019


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“We got faster, we all improved a lot. Even though we lost some good swimmers we gain[ed] some good swimmers too. This year we have some really good swimmers, it allows us to score more points,” Brown said.

Wolverines elevate to reach an extraordinary mid-season record

Wolverines elevate to reach an extraordinary mid-season record

Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


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“We have the physical tools to beat anybody in the state, but it's a mental aspect of whether we are going to dial in and do it collectively.” - Assistant Coach Trent Wilson Sr.

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