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Wakefield’s indoor track and field team doesn’t need wings to fly

Jasmine Wilson- Johnson does a hurdle exercise during practice.
Abigail Mosher, Staff Writer December 18, 2018

Hurdles, shot put and sprints, oh my! Wakefield hit the ground running in their first meet of the season on Thursday, Nov 29, 2018. Student-athletes placed in the top five in all running categories, making...

The urge to dominate fuels the Wakefield Women’s basketball team

The women's varsity team huddles up before beginning their game.
Elijah Shabazz December 17, 2018
“I believe that if we do what we are supposed to do then nobody can stop us besides ourselves.” -Coach Williams

What makes the Dallas Cowboys America’s team?

Jasmine Wilson-Johnson
Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer December 14, 2018
“They appear on television so often that their faces are as familiar to the public as presidents and movie stars. They are the Dallas Cowboys, America’s Team,” John Facenda said.

Gymnastics team leaps into another great season

Seniors Coleen McCann, Sonoma Kappel Knecht and Allie Mariotte posses after final competition as seniors.
Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer December 5, 2018
“We all get along really well and are super supportive of each other.” - Nicole Jester

Wakefield student athletes sign for universities

Wakefield student athletes sign for universities
Angelina Ramirez, News Editor December 3, 2018

Some of Wakefield High School’s best athletes recently signed for colleges on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Overall, eight students sat at that stand, clicked the pen and signed a document that is going to pave...

The double standard in professional sports

Elijah Shabazz wonders why tampering is a big problem in the league right now.
Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer November 30, 2018
"No matter how big you can become in America, no matter how much influence you think you got or do have, if you're African-American, it doesn't matter," -LeBron James

Men’s soccer has best season in five years

Wakefield soccer beats former state champions Green Hope High, 2-1.
Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 27, 2018
“I’m proud of everyone on the team for keeping it together,” Sharif said. “They put a positive mentality to the situation towards the year.”

The Senior’s Powderpuff winning streak remains

Two athletes celebrate their victory.
Anthony Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 2, 2018

The women of Wakefield’s Senior class maintained their winning streak, allowing them to become one of the only grades to win both powderpuff games, two years in a row. Female athletes covered the field...

Lady Wolverines take conference championship

Tennis team takes a group picture with their W pride.
Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer October 31, 2018
“Tennis is kind of an individual sport, but I think that they have really worked on togetherness this season.” - [Coach] Stacy Morgan

Women’s golf team ends the season with a swing

Senior Ryanne Howard, focusses to put the ball into the hole.
Abigail Mosher, Staff Writer October 29, 2018
"You’ve got to expect to go through some ups and downs because golf is like that; it’s not easy. You have to make sure you have a good mentality about it, too. Just power through it and you’ll get there.” ~Fox

Kaepernick gains attention by doing what he does best, being himself

Jasmine Wilson-Johnson
Jasmine Wilson-Johnson, Staff Writer October 26, 2018
"That's something that this country stands for freedom, liberty and justice for all. And it's not happening for all right now." - Colin Kaepernick
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