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Back on Track

Back on Track

Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Track is on it’s way to a bright future with a new coach and successful senior class. Track and field has long been a successful sport here at Wakefield, doling out athletes that have gone university and beyond. By being a proactive program and paying attention to its student-athletes, the track and...

Garrett Stevens embodies “Mr. Wakefield”

Garrett Stevens embodies “Mr. Wakefield”

Joseph Ortiz, Website Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Stevens is the head coach of the Varsity Men’s basketball program, as well as a CTE teacher.  Stevens also attended Wakefield High School and played on the basketball team from 2001-2005.  He could be seen as “Mr. Wakefield”  and Stevens is always willing to do what he can to promote school s...

Wakefield’s women’s basketball triumphs with new changes

Wakefield’s women’s basketball triumphs with new changes

Yasmin Rosa, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

With the first five wins of the season down, the varsity women’s basketball team is off to a strong start. The Wakefield team has been hard at work for months before the season even started. They hope to finish off the season as strong as they started and eventually make it to states. “I t...

Varsity men’s basketball begins with a bang

Varsity men’s basketball begins with a bang

Kiara Mallory, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Wakefield varsity men’s basketball team began their season winning multiple games in their first scrimmage. With hard work and dedication they brought home three wins. The athletes hope to continue this season with the same successful strategies and collaboration. This year the Wolverines ar...

Senior night: a chapter ends, another opens

Senior night: a chapter ends, another opens

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

A substantial amount of angst encompasses the Wolverine stadium, steadily grasping the attention of restless parents, which transpires into a spirited night within the frigid bleachers. As tension further increases upon the arrival of any game, for Wakefield’s Varsity Men’s Soccer team, Senior Nig...

Juniors beat seniors for the second time in Wakefield powder puff history

Juniors beat seniors for the second time in Wakefield powder puff history

Yasmin Rosa, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the second consecutive year, the Wakefield juniors take the title of champions and beat the seniors in the annual powder puff game.  Although the seniors had won the powderpuff game the previous year, the juniors took the lead and then took the win. The game started off with the seniors havi...

Volleyball season gets set

Volleyball season gets set

Jake Whitehead, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Wakefield High School’s varsity volleyball team started off the season with a bang. As a captain and starter, Erin McEneny has the huge job of keeping her team together and keeping them motivated throughout the game. Currently, Wakefield has a record of nine and one in conference and is ranked six...

Wakefield welcomes new head football coach

Wakefield welcomes new head football coach

Kiara Mallory, Sports Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

As students bring out their wacky Friday night outfits and prepare to show some school spirit, they look to the football team and the new head football coach, Brandon Kelley. Though the varsity team has maintained a losing streak thus far, it is encouraged that students and fans take a deeper look into...

Women’s soccer finishes the season strong

Women’s soccer finishes the season strong

Brendan Fusik, Sports Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Wakefield Women’s Soccer had a year to remember. The girls won the CAP 8 conference without a single loss and were ranked by MaxPreps to be the number one girl's soccer team in the nation. The three seniors, Meghan O’Ferral, Halee Enderle, and Christina McCartney, led the rest of their team through...

ESPN layoffs raise questions about the state of traditional media

Michael Magnuson, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

On April 26, approximately 100 employees were laid off from ESPN. The most valuable sports network in the world terminated the employment of some of its top on-air talent. However, quality of work was not one of the factors that was considered when the decisions concerning the layoffs were made. This inc...

Is doping doing more harm than good in sports?

Emma Taurence, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the world of professional sports, one of the most known scandals revolves around doping, or using performance-enhancing drugs to get an advantage over other competitors. With the pressure to perform at the highest-level possible amounting with every year and the increasing ease of obtaining these types of drugs, the temptation to start using these drugs is worse than ever.

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