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Women’s lacrosse senior night pulls on heart strings

Senior, Mary Butler goes in to defend.
Whitney Gaudet, Features Editor May 23, 2018
"I can take with me what I have learned from my coach not just about lacrosse, but also about life." ~Chitla

Women’s varsity soccer makes history

Varsity Women's Soccer enjoys making history.
Compiled by The Howler Staff May 23, 2018

Congratulations to our Women's Varsity soccer team.  The team enjoyed a run 4 deep in the NCHSSA playoffs to the round of 8.  The team, led by five seniors, made Wakefield history this year.  Seniors...

Breaking records one throw at a time

Senior, Veronica Fraley in the midst of throwing a discus.
Kiara Mallory, Sport's Editor May 9, 2018

Senior Veronica Fraley is an extremely hard-working individual in and outside of the classroom at Wakefield High School. She has spent years taking advanced classes and competing in track and field to...

Women’s lacrosse gets new players but keeps the same success rate

Coach Grasso talks to players during a timeout about their game plan against Wake Forest.
Kiara Mallory, Sport's Editor April 18, 2018

Currently in the top three of their conference, women’s varsity lacrosse has a history of being a very successful team at Wakefield High School. Lead by Coach Denna, the Lady Wolverines have kept up...

All the bros take on volleyball

Junior, Ben Kiernan goes up to attack the ball.
Whitney Gaudet, Features Editor April 10, 2018
“Everyone on our team played as a captain and any team we played had no chance before the clock even started!” ~Benjamin Luther

Throw like a Girl, Softball at Wakefield High School

Junior, Taylor Cain gets a ground ball and throws it to the infield.
Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor March 29, 2018

The softball season is just starting for our Lady Wolverines; coaches, players, and fans are excited about the team’s potential. They are currently are 1-1-2 and are making good progress. They have done...

Take me out to the ballgame

Senior, Caleb Keith gets ready to pitch the ball.
Kiara Mallory, Sport's Editor March 28, 2018

It’s finally baseball season and the Wakefield team is ready to take it all the way to States. This year, players will take on a variety of competitive schools from Wake Forest High School to Panther...

Wakefield men’s lacrosse plans for a deep run in the playoffs

Wakefield's defense remains strong, defending the goal from Heritage.
Yasmin Rosa, Staff Writer March 26, 2018

Wakefield’s men’s lacrosse team starts the season with three wins and zero losses. The team has been conditioning and preparing since the fall and are finally ready to bring their skills to the field. “We...

Men’s golf swings into a new season

Senior, Joey Davidson follows through with a long shot.
Ryanne Howard, Business Editor March 23, 2018
“Being in a new conference is tough, but we are young. We are trying to improve, we can get better,” Doyle said.

Jason Keenan deadlifts 600 lbs, setting American record

Joseph Ortiz, Website Editor March 13, 2018
Weighing in at 180 pounds, Junior Jason Keenan demolishes the competition on June 3, 2017 at CrossFit RDU Raleigh, breaking an American deadlift record, lifting 600 pounds.

The swim team leaves everyone in the ripples

The Wakefield Swim team celebrates a successful practice.
Whitney Gaudet, Features Editor February 26, 2018
"I am happy with the progress they have made and am very proud of them, it is very rewarding!" ~Coach Wainio
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