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Dance team dazzles this season

Dance team dazzles this season

Austin White, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015


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“This is our first time ever doing competitions,” said Lazaris. “We are very excited and are practicing very hard for it.”

Men’s basketball strives to improve from last season

Men’s basketball strives to improve from last season

Juliana Merzigian, Student Life Editor

November 19, 2015


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The time for men’s basketball has come again and the boys are ready redeem themselves from last season where they finished with a record of 4-18. The team played Cary High School on November 16 and lost with the score of 59-51. “We expect to improve from last year,” said JV Coach Garrett Stevens. ...

Wrestling team prepares for new season

Wrestling team prepares for new season

Will Clark, Sports Editor

November 17, 2015


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As winter sports commence, the Varsity Wrestling Team is prepping for their upcoming season. The wrestlers have goals as a team and as individuals. Coach Dustin Stewart wants his wrestlers to have the drive to succeed this season. “I expect the kids to get better and learn more about the sport than...

Sink’s captain rotation motivates players

Sink’s captain rotation motivates players

Hannah Chaya, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2015


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"In the playoffs, it’s one and done, which makes us play harder. I am more ambitious to win and fight for my brothers." ~McKay

Wakefield football clashes with rival Wake Forest

Wakefield football clashes with rival Wake Forest

Austin White, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015


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“No doubt this is the biggest game of the season,” said Head Coach Rod Sink. “We are playing an undefeated team and have a chance to make our mark in the conference or go behind in it.”

Swing by Dexter Cooley’s golf tournament

Swing by Dexter Cooley’s golf tournament

Hannah Chaya, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2015


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"While we were all upset to see him [Cooley] go, we were still happy for him to go to the next chapter in his life." ~Blackburn

Wakefield women’s golf stake claim to the Cap 8

Wakefield women’s golf stake claim to the Cap 8

Alexa Cook, Community Editor

October 22, 2015


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The Wakefield women’s golf team remains undefeated this season for the second year in a row with no direct rivals. Being number 1 in the Cap 8 and top 3 in the state, the team has risen to the peak of their game. Their accomplishment as a team can be dedicated to a very vital character who has been...

Cross Country team paces to greatness

Cross Country team paces to greatness

Yasine Mirmozaffari, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


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While progressing with pace through the Cap-8 season, Wakefield’s Cross Country team is looking to place high in the league individually and as a team. With grueling daily practices and intense meets in various terrains, one would question why anyone would choose such a sport. “One day I just...

Tennis team unites for one common goal

Tennis team unites for one common goal

Juliana Merzigian, Student Life Editor

October 22, 2015


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The Women’s Tennis team has been playing their way through tough matches while adjusting to a new coach and new team dynamics. “I am excited to see how we do this year,” said senior Captain Caroline Stallings. “I want us to win and be successful, but overall to have fun, improve, and gro...

Seniors continue Powder Puff winning streak

Seniors continue Powder Puff winning streak

Will Clark, Sports Editor

October 21, 2015


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Wakefield’s annual Powder Puff football game was held Wednesday night, October 7 at Wakefield Stadium. The outcome was closer than years past, with the game coming down to the final drive, allowing the Seniors to beat the Juniors 18-12 on a long touchdown pass to Kirsten Jording with only seconds remaining. “There...

The volleyball team overcomes adversity

The volleyball team overcomes adversity

Jillian Kerzner, Copy Editor

October 21, 2015


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“We are a young team and we just need to continue to work together and grow as a team.”

Wakefield Football takes aim for glory

Wakefield Football takes aim for glory

Yasine Mirmozaffari, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015


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Currently 5-2 in Non-Conference and Conference play, our football team at Wakefield High School is exceeding expectations. Big wins over Holly Springs 35-21, Southern Durham 27-26, Durham Riverside 36-6, Sanderson 33-14, and Enloe 47-0. Although fans were disappointed with the homecoming loss against...

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