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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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Wakefield High Schools softball team is making school history this year in the state playoffs. Go support them this Friday at 5pm, home turf!

Wakefield softball reaches fourth round of playoffs, makes school history

Emily Dudash and Nic Cazin May 19, 2023

On Tuesday, Wakefield’s softball team made school history: they won 5 to 1 against Garner High School, advancing the girls into the fourth round of state playoffs, a first for the softball program at...

Hockey has become quite a popular sport in NC, and much of this is thanks to the state’s only NHL team, the Hurricanes. Since the Hurricanes came to NC in 1997, the sport has become a mainstay and the team, a household name.

How NC has become a hub for hockey culture

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

Hockey, in essence, has always been thought to be a sport limited to cold climates, namely Canada. However, that isn’t true. Thanks to the expansion of hockey throughout the world, and especially the...

Jael Castillo swings for the fences against the East Wake Academy Eagles.

Wakefield baseball nears end of conference play

Jordan McIntyre and Emily Dudash April 19, 2023

The Wakefield varsity baseball team secured their second conference win on Monday, April 17th against Heritage, leaving them 5th in the Northern Atlantic 4A and in good spirits as they head towards the...

The Wakefield stunt team poses for a photo with school spirit during practice. The team, led by Jacara Poole, enthusiastically represents the W.

Wakefield’s stunt team flips into their debut season

Nara Hamburger and Yusha Ahsan, Staff Writer and Co Opinion's Editor April 17, 2023

Now introducing… the Wakefield stunt team. With a new coach, these sixteen Wolverines have been consistently working alongside each other for five weeks, always putting in their best efforts. The girls...

A player swings in a one-on-one match against a Millbrook player.

Wakefield’s men’s tennis team aims for success for the 5th year in a row

Seth Steiner and Katie Spampinato April 14, 2023

Wakefield’s varsity men’s tennis team has had a painless past couple of years with four conference championships won in a row. Starting off the season with 43 wins, the men’s tennis team has high...

Wakefield Women’s Lacrosse spent this season building relationships and coming together as a team.

New women’s lacrosse coach clears players to the goal

Sophia Fisher and Kendall Wilson April 13, 2023

On Dec. 8, 2022, Wakefield High School’s women’s lacrosse team brought on a new coach. Coach Sasha Mohar, or as the team now calls her, Coach Mo, has taken on the task of leading her team through a...

Wakefield Womens Soccer team dinner before playing against Wake Forest. They currently have a .54-win percentage with a streak of three won games in a row.

Wakefield women’s soccer: A young but talented team

Gaby Sciaudone and Danielle Kirschner, Sports Editor and Staff Writer April 12, 2023

After losing ten seniors last year, the 2022-2023 women’s varsity soccer team, led by Coach Tommy Retzlaf, has been presented with a roster consisting primarily of underclassmen. The juniors and seniors...

Wakefield Mens Lacrosse team gather around their coaches to discuss a play. The team claims its fun to play together and be a family.

Men’s varsity lacrosse team perseveres through rocky start

Nic Cazin and Tristan Lempka April 11, 2023

Wakefield High School’s men’s varsity lacrosse team started practicing for this season back in February, working diligently for a strong season this year. Made up of mainly juniors and a new coach,...

Wakefield Mens Golf team pose for a photo on the Wakefield Country Club golf course. Last season, they were conference champions.

Wakefield men’s golf takes a swing at second conference championship title

Camryn Ledwith and Jami Ward March 30, 2023

Last season, the men’s varsity golf team became the first team in Wakefield history to become NAC-6 conference champions. The team has hopes of claiming the title again and strives to advance to regionals,...

Kiersten Cox watches the action at home plate while playing first base.

Pressure is on for Wakefield softball following championship season

Sky Morgan and Abby Dykes March 29, 2023

After their first-place win in last year's Northern Athletic 4A conference, Wakefield’s softball players are determined to work hard and maintain their record. So far this season, the team has a...

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