The Howler

I’d rather watch a highlight tape instead of a highlight tutorial

Jasmine Wilson-Johnson
Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer May 28, 2019
"Not every little girl’s dream is to be a ballerina or singer, some dream to interview sweaty athletes after a star-studded game."

Wolverines launch highly anticipated year two of Volleybros

Wakefield Volleybros know school spirit.
Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer April 23, 2019
"A lot of guys are very competitive and have always been big supporters of the Wakefield varsity volleyball team. My goals are to increase friendly competition between the juniors and seniors, and bring my team to victory" - Ryan Griffin

Hockey could be Wakefield’s new sport

Student, Andrew Robbins, handles the puck for the Eagles hockey team.
Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor April 11, 2019

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...

The Legend of Zion

Elijah Shabazz wonders why tampering is a big problem in the league right now.
Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer April 11, 2019
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

WHS Dance Team entertains the student body during football games.
Anthony Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 25, 2019

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...

Leading in school spirit: cheerleaders energize student body

Varsity Cheer Team celebrating NCCCA 2nd place win.
Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer March 22, 2019
“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?

Jasmine Wilson-Johnson
Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Sports Writer March 20, 2019
“Separated by a mere 10 miles, these fiercely competitive schools are always battling it out for the ACC title... or more,”

Seniors reflect on their basketball accomplishments

Senior Tori Hansen, drives to the net.
Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor March 19, 2019

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...

Dedication pushes swim team to first conference championship win

The men's swim team poses after winning first place in the Conference Championship meet.
Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Cheif February 14, 2019
“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

Seniors Jawon Eddie Kharye Cayne and Junior Cameryn Miller warm up for practice.
Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer February 11, 2019
“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

Elijah Shabazz wonders why tampering is a big problem in the league right now.
Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer February 6, 2019
“They can’t control me at all, and I play by the rules”, -LeBron James

Wakefield wrestling handles new changes

Junior Andrew Meyere and senior Isaiah Willett are proud after a win.
Anthony Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 19, 2018

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,...

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