The Howler


Batter up!

Millie Monahan and Justin G Belmonte May 9, 2022

Every year, Wakefield baseball changes. New players, new talent, new opportunities to grow. This year, the team is equipped with some of the best players seen to date. Many of the players on the varsity...

The seniors of the mens lacrosse team uplift and encourage the underclassmen around them.

Men’s lacrosse team leaves behind motivational legacy

Lauren Rochelle and Maya Johnson May 5, 2022

Although the past three years have been far from normal, the seniors of the Wakefield High School men’s lacrosse team have shown continued persistence as they strive to work hard through the season in...

Wakefield’s Women’s Lacrosse: A team of hardworking and competitive players

Wakefield’s Women’s Lacrosse: A team of hardworking and competitive players

Stephanie Arana and Abby Dykes May 4, 2022

As the women’s lacrosse season wraps up the season, the team reflects on their highlights, accomplishments and favorite moments. The team's season record was 5-8. “My team has taught me how...

Wakefield Mens tennis player prepares Colin Regan prepares to swing on the Wake Forest High School tennis court.

Men’s tennis team embraces the importance of individuality

Kaylee Jacobs and Allie Chiu April 29, 2022

Depending on the sport, sometimes group dynamics can stress players who work better independently.  What sets tennis apart is the fact that players have the opportunity to compete both individually and...

Players wait with anticipation to see who the ball will hurtle towards next.

Women’s soccer players pursue citizenship and goals

Yusha Ahsan and Kendall Wilson April 27, 2022

As the 2022 women’s soccer season plays out, many of the determined players work hard to improve their skills. This way, they will be able to keep the season going strong, with all the challenges...

The womens softball team join together to discuss their game plan.

Wakefield High School’s softball team makes history this season

Nic Cazin and Max Rubino April 26, 2022

The Wakefield High School softball team is making history this spring sport season. For the first time since 2015, the WHS softball team has beaten their rivals, Wake Forest High School, two times....

Elijah Matlock and Donovan Carey relay for varsity track.

What does it take?

Emily Dudash and Jordan McIntyre April 25, 2022

When you think of track and field, people often think of only the running aspect of the sport. Many teenagers typically dismiss track and field as a sport to pursue due to a dislike of running, but what...

Shawnti Jackson covers her face in shock as she breaks her first national record.

Shawnti Jackson: the life of a 15-year-old future Olympian

Lauren Rochelle, Opinions Editor April 5, 2022

Eat. Sleep. Train. Repeat. One would think these are the only measures someone would take as a future Olympian – not for 15-year-old Shawnti Jackson, future Olympic sprinter. Our student body wishes...

Wakefield Dance Team exceeds expectations coming back on stage

Wakefield Dance Team exceeds expectations coming back on stage

Stephanie Arana and Abby Dykes March 14, 2022

Wakefield High School's dance team has grown over the years from only having one group of dancers to now having two teams, jv and varsity, where the girls spend their season growing and competing for...

Wakefield womens wrestlers Rohama Gebremichael and Olivia Sadowy warm up before a match.

Women wrestlers take to the mat

Millie Monahan and Erin Sockolof March 10, 2022

As the first season of Wakefield’s first women’s wrestling season comes to a close, the team takes time to reflect on their achievements and places for growth. While there is technically no sanctioned...

Student athlete, Bella Lowery, signs on to Barton College for Softball.

Committing on the collegiate level

Justin G Belmonte, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

As graduation nears for the school year of 2021-2022, many students have taken different choices in what their futures may be. A few lucky student-athletes around Wakefield High School have managed to...

Students make the case for a hockey team at Wakefield High School.

The future of hockey at Wakefield

Max Rubino and Nic Cazin March 7, 2022

At Wakefield High School, student-athletes certainly aren’t lacking in sports teams to try out for. However, there is a certain athletic group that is missing out – hockey players. Wakefield has lots...

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