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Powderpuff hypes school during homecoming week

Powderpuff hypes school during homecoming week

Felix Tuenker, Staff writer

November 6, 2019

Homecoming week was a highlight of this fall and before the Wolverines took over the stadium.  On Wednesday before the big game, powderpuff juniors battled the seniors in one of the most anticipated football games of the season. Players and coaches from both teams were ready to show out on game day a...

Football updates: new coach prepares Wolverines for greatness

Football updates: new coach prepares Wolverines for greatness

Morgan Johnson, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

James Ward is the new Head Coach on the football team this season. Ward came to Wakefield High School with 20 years of coaching experience behind him. Ward is known so far on the team for being a ‘player-coach’ and being very personable and understanding to help build a bond with his players.  So f...

The men’s soccer team kicks it with some tough competitors

The men’s soccer team kicks it with some tough competitors

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

Dribble, pass, shoot, score! This season the men’s soccer team fought resiliently against some intense opponents, such as Wake Forest and Heritage, finishing third out of six in their conference.  “Last season was a lot better,” Jason Schunk, senior returning starter and co-team captain, said. “W...

Trackstar Makenna Castor receives Student Athlete of the Week

Trackstar Makenna Castor receives Student Athlete of the Week

Nina Cherry, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

“Makenna brings leadership, has enthusiasm for the sport and is able to lead the team when I am not there.”~Turchetti

Heart over height

Elijah Shabazz

June 3, 2019

"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

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

"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

"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

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

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

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

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

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