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Hockey could be Wakefield’s new sport

Hockey could be Wakefield’s new sport

Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

“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


Filed under Sports

“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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

“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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

“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.

Tampering in the NBA

Tampering in the NBA

Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

“They can’t control me at all, and I play by the rules”, -LeBron James

Wakefield wrestling handles new changes

Wakefield wrestling handles new changes

Anthony Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At the start of a new season, Wakefield’s wrestling team begins to grapple with the introduction of new members and a new head coach. Beginning to understand the terminology of wrestling is one obstacle, but trying to educate various athletes of the sport is another. With only three athletes ret...

Wakefield’s indoor track and field team doesn’t need wings to fly

Wakefield’s indoor track and field team doesn’t need wings to fly

Abigail Mosher, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hurdles, shot put and sprints, oh my! Wakefield hit the ground running in their first meet of the season on Thursday, Nov 29, 2018. Student-athletes placed in the top five in all running categories, making their four coaches proud. “We pretty much dominate in speed categories,” Coach Joseph ...

The urge to dominate fuels the Wakefield Women’s basketball team

The urge to dominate fuels the Wakefield Women’s basketball team

Elijah Shabazz

December 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

“I believe that if we do what we are supposed to do then nobody can stop us besides ourselves.” -Coach Williams

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