The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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Coach Trent Wilson gives the football team a pep talk before the game. Wilson has been coaching at Wakefield for over a decade.

Wilson appointed as Wakefield football head coach

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2024

After over a decade of dedication to Wakefield High School’s football program, Trent Wilson Sr. has stepped in as head coach for the 2024 season. Wilson has big plans for the future of Wakefield football...

Wakefields men wrestlers pose for a photo after working hard in a match. The dedication by this close-knit team powers their achievements. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Meyer)

Wakefield wrestling reflects on a season of dedication and challenge

Caroline Rhoad, Sports Photography Editor February 15, 2024

This winter, Wakefield High School’s wrestling teams gave it their all. Persevering through challenges, each player performed to their best ability, proving the strength of this team. As their season...

A couple days following the Wakefield women’s flag football tryouts, the team celebrates the beginning of their first ever season. Alongside a representative from the Carolina Panthers, the team poses with their brand new uniforms.

Wake County introduces flag football league, provides unique opportunities for students

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor February 14, 2024

This winter, Wake County has partnered with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers to start a brand new women’s flag football league. The league, which all Wake County schools are participating in, gives girls...

Swimmers take their positions to begin their event, in this case, the womens 100M backstroke. While this hasnt been Wakefields strongest event, the points contributed from it have proven valuable in the teams hunt for the championship.

Tenacity at the center of success for Wakefield swim and dive

Seth Steiner, Features Editor January 10, 2024

As is often the case in the sports world, hard work lies at the heart of everything athletes do. This couldn’t be more true for Wakefield’s swim and dive team, who, after having a conference win taken...

Junior Jaya Hamilton jumps in the air, gearing up for a score at Wakefields game against Broughton High School. Filled with the drive to win, these Lady Wolverines will stop at nothing to achieve their dreams.

Determination to improve drives Wakefield women’s basketball to victory

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor January 8, 2024

This winter, the Wakefield women’s varsity basketball team is shaping up to have one of their best years ever. With a new coach, a passion for the sport and an impressive 8-3 record, the team is ready...

Students huddle up around the signature W. They wait for the tryouts to begin.

Wakefield’s Wolverines prepare for new basketball season

Keith Kamau, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Wakefield High School's varsity basketball team is coming back from a 15-11 season. Starting the season with four consecutive wins, they are hoping to go undefeated this season. With a strong lineup and...

People of the Wakefield community joyfully run on Thanksgiving day.  The annual Skinny Turkey race is just ten days away!  (Photo Courtesy of Robin Brannigan)

Planning to run the Skinny Turkey? We have some advice from the pros

Caroline Rhoad, Sports Photography Editor November 13, 2023

Wakefield High School’s annual Skinny Turkey Marathon is a community event that connects runners and non-runners alike. The race takes place on Thanksgiving day, located throughout Wakefield Plantation...

Wakefield cross-country competes at Ravenscroft for the fall season. Many runners would achieve new personal records in this race. (Photo Courtesy of Wakefield Cross Country Team)

Cross country runners face tough road to regionals

Drake Williams, Managing Editor November 3, 2023

Wakefield High School’s cross country team has had their eyes set on competing in the regional competition since the beginning of the year, and they plan on going even further than that. This is a great...

Elsa Weiner, Maya El-Kaissi, Coach Stewart, Maya Raftery, and co-captain Sophie Hanna line up for a picture at one of their matches. The close nature of this team drives the team to success both on and off the court. 
(Photo Courtesy of Julie Raftery)

Camaraderie shapes Wakefield women’s tennis season

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor October 16, 2023

As the fall sports season comes to a close, Wakefield women’s tennis team is finishing up their season strong. With a record of 7-6 and a conference record of 6-4, the Lady Wolverines have a lot to be...

The boys huddle up at the end of the first half as they look to wrap things up against Knightdale on Oct. 2. They went on to win the game, 10-1, with multiple players registering 2 goals each.

Wakefield men’s soccer’s remarkable season makes school history

Seth Steiner, Features Editor October 13, 2023

It’s not often that teams find themselves making history, yet Wakefield High School’s varsity men’s soccer team has done it. This season has been nothing short of incredible for the team, featuring...

The Lady Wolverines display their strong defensive capabilities in their September 26 game against Millbrook High School. The girls embrace the opportunity to compete against strong opponents, and have high hopes going into the rest of their conference plays.

‘We’re just good’: Wakefield women’s volleyball continues legacy with another dominant season

Gaby Sciaudone and Drake Williams October 2, 2023

With strong chemistry, team building and leadership, the Wakefield women’s volleyball team brings an exciting start to the school year with a 13-4 record. The season opened up with a disappointing...

Matthew Stanicek (defensive back) catches ball midair following a punt. The Wakefield Wolverines train vigorously in preparation of the Homecoming game.

Wolverines prepare for Homecoming game against Rams

Emily Dudash and Faith Abernathy September 29, 2023

Wakefield High School's varsity football team is preparing for a match-up in tonight's Homecoming game against Rolesville High School. At 7 p.m., the Wolverines will take on the Rams at home. Fans and...

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