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The Wakefield lacrosse team huddles up for a team meeting.

Wakefield men’s lacrosse seniors reflect on the season

Allie Chiu, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 9, 2021

In every athlete’s life, there’s that one day that they dread. For the seniors on the men’s lacrosse team, that time has arrived. The last game of high school will have a huge emotional impact on...

Why high school sports coming back is a good thing

Why high school sports coming back is a good thing

Darian Daniels, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

The wait is officially over:  Wakefield High School sports have returned. Students are now allowed to attend games in person to support their team in a controlled environment. Even with a capacity limit...

Remember this article when the Yankees win in October

Remember this article when the Yankees win in October

Chris Ottaviano, Sports Editor March 26, 2021

Pain. All I know is pain. 2018? Pain. 2019? Pain. 2020? Pain. As a Yankees fan, the last three years have been absolutely heartbreaking. Starting with the no-good, cheating, scumbag Astros in 2018 and...

Wakefield High School's volleyball team still manages to have a great season.

Wakefield Volleyball: Playing through Covid-19

Max Rubino, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

On December 21st, 2021, the Wakefield High School volleyball season came to a close. The team was led by Coach Cynthia Terrell and Coach Caitlyn Cink. Coach Terrell reflected on how the team managed to...

The team celebrates after the last game of the season.

Indoor soccer thrives during Covid-19

Will Dennis, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Since the age of four soccer has been my main passion in life. Once quarantine started my team knew we needed something to keep our minds off of the pandemic and one of the things we gravitate towards...

Sophomore Hayden Doebler fights through the Knightdale defense.

Wakefield basketball weathers the COVID-19 storm

Chris Ottaviano, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

With the beginning of high school sports looking very different this year, our men’s and women’s basketball teams have been no exception to COVID-19 setbacks. Both teams were accosted with a two-week...

The dance team won't be held back!

Wakefield’s dance team: the change is real

Allie Chiu, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 8, 2021

The dance team at Wakefield High School is having many difficulties due to COVID-19, but with the support of Shannon Proctor and Lauren Writtenberry, they are trying to make this year just as great by...

After months of waiting, the first sporting events of the season are here.

Wakefield athletes relish in a new normal

Darian Daniels, Staff Writer January 7, 2021

After many months that have dragged out to what feels like forever, sports at Wakefield have finally returned. Swim and volleyball are currently playing, and from a distance, everything seems back to normal....

Cross country runners stretch out before another socially distanced practice.

Wolverine athletics go back to practice

Chris Ottaviano, Sports Editor December 9, 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, and day by day the world returns to normalcy, one previously-canceled activity has returned. All levels of sports, from high school to professional, have made a...

Coronavirus and college recruitment, how student athletes connect with recruiters

Darian Daniels, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

Entering high school, trying out for the team, making the team, performing well, practicing every day, receiving offers, and touring campuses to be interviewed by your dream school. This is the dream for...

Schools attended by the featured college athletes.

Former WHS Athletes Give Wisdom to Quarantined Players

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer May 21, 2020

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, one of its common setbacks has been the recent loss of numerous sports conferences and events. This unprecedented global lockdown has cost many student-athletes,...

Wakefield's wrestling team shows that it's all about the W.

Wrestling team finishes with a 14-7 dual team season

Allie Chiu, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

Wakefield’s wrestling season came to an end this year with a 14-7 dual team performance.  The team was led by Coach Russell Williams in his fifth year as head coach. Williams reflects on the team’s...

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