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Lacrosse seniors push for conference championship

Lacrosse seniors push for conference championship

Michael Magnuson, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


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“We went to the final four last year and we lost to Cardinal Gibbons. I don’t know if we will make it to the final four this year,” McLaurin said. “I hope we do, and I think we definitely have a chance to win a conference championship. We have a lot of good freshman that just came in to replace all of our seniors from last year.”

Lacrosse looks to turn a great start into a championship

Lacrosse looks to turn a great start into a championship

Joseph Ortiz, Website Editor

March 24, 2017


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Most sports teams have one goal in mind, and that’s going to states and winning a championship. Head Coach Derin Vacca and the lacrosse team are no different. The team wants to take it all home this year, and they definitely have the opportunity to win with this fantastic 4-1 start to the season.

Women’s soccer team looking for a shot at a title

Women’s soccer team looking for a shot at a title

Brendan Fusik, Sports Editor

March 7, 2017


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On February 27, the Wakefield Women’s soccer team began another season, which happens to be their last in the Cap 8 conference. The Wolverines went 13-7-1 last year, but they were knocked out in the early stages of playoffs. There are a few key players who will not be returning this year, including...

Wakefield cheerleaders place second in Wake County Cheerleading Competition

Wakefield cheerleaders place second in Wake County Cheerleading Competition

Emma Taurence, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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Cheerleading does not just involve waving pom poms around in the air while cheering on the sidelines at football and basketball games; it also involves dedication, hard work, time, and talent. The Wakefield High School varsity cheerleading team recently showed that they had all of that, including other challenging skills such as tumbling and jumps when they placed second at the Wake County Public School Varsity Cheerleading Competition on January 28th.

The new fresh faces of basketball

The new fresh faces of basketball

Paige Schepperley, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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“Being on the basketball team has been great,” Vernon said. “I love traveling with the team and riding the bus places together. It can be a lot of work at times but it is extremely rewarding and I wouldn’t trade this opportunity for anything else.”

Track and Field continues to sprint toward the finish line

Track and Field continues to sprint toward the finish line

Emma Taurence, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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The indoor track and field team, along with Coach Ann Graham, are dedicated to their sport throughout the entire winter and diligently practice as much as possible. From working hard at practices each week to competing at meets throughout the season, the team constantly aims for faster times and higher scores.

Women’s basketball shoots for Cap 8 title

Women’s basketball shoots for Cap 8 title

Michael Magnuson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


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“We finished 4th in the CAP8 with a 7-7 record, and we started 3 freshmen last year so hopefully that year of experience will prove to be helpful,” said Wollett. “We always have a goal to win the CAP 8 conference.”

Wrestlers hopeful for Mideast Regional Championships

Joseph Ortiz, Website Editor

December 20, 2016


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The Wakefield wrestling program continues to win matches this year, placing in every tournament they compete in. Knowing what they are doing right and what improvements they need to make will be key to their success in the future.

Five athletes commit to colleges

Five athletes commit to colleges

Brendan Fusik, Sports Editor

December 7, 2016


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Recently, five Wakefield athletes publicly signed to their future home and university. All of the student athletes looked eager to finish their high school education and move onto their college experience. Not all universities are the same so we asked each athlete what made them choose their future school. Hunter Stephens (...

Basketball team shoots for State Championships

Paige Schepperley, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


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“Everyone that is on the team is there because they are talented and willing to put in the work in order to be successful. We win as a team and we lose as a team so no matter what we have each others backs.” ~Ciannamea

Wakefield swim team propels toward improvement

Wakefield swim team propels toward improvement

Brendan Fusik, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


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The Wakefield swim team of 2016 recently had their first swim meet of the year. The boys placed third and the girls placed fourth in the meet against Millbrook, Leesville, and Sanderson.  For the last couple years, the swim team has not been greatly successful, however the swimmers always manage to...

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