The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

Coach Trent Wilson gives the football team a pep talk before the game. Wilson has been coaching at Wakefield for over a decade.

Wilson appointed as Wakefield football head coach

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2024

After over a decade of dedication to Wakefield High School’s football program, Trent Wilson Sr. has stepped in as head coach for the 2024 season. Wilson has big plans for the future of Wakefield football...

Matthew Stanicek (defensive back) catches ball midair following a punt. The Wakefield Wolverines train vigorously in preparation of the Homecoming game.

Wolverines prepare for Homecoming game against Rams

Emily Dudash and Faith Abernathy September 29, 2023

Wakefield High School's varsity football team is preparing for a match-up in tonight's Homecoming game against Rolesville High School. At 7 p.m., the Wolverines will take on the Rams at home. Fans and...

Coach Allred kneeling with his team. Since his appointment, Wakefield has seen incredible performance, including back to back wins against Franklinton and Broughton.

Touchdown Wolverines! Wakefield football welcomes Coach Allred to the team

Seth Steiner and Caroline Rhoad September 26, 2023

This season, Wakefield’s varsity football team has undergone big changes: most notably, the addition of a new head coach. With Justin Allred as the new voice leading the team, the future of football...

We need to start normalizing women playing sports. Today, women still face backlash for their athletic capabilities, which has only been exemplified by social media.

We need to make women feel like they belong on the field

Kendall Wilson, Student Life Editor February 22, 2023

In early December 2022, senior Bella Rasmussen from Laguna Beach High School made a major football achievement. She scored an NIL deal, short for name, image and likeness. This allowed her to market her...

Varsity Wakefield football players on the field ready to compete against Northern Durham.  Wolverines dominated the game and shutout Northern Durham, 24-0.

With only eight seniors, Wolverines’ football sets the stage for a young team

Emily Dudash and Angie Lee October 11, 2022

In the 20 years since their founding, the Wakefield varsity football team has yet to win a state championship - in fact, they haven’t won a conference championship in nearly a decade. While some may...

Mira Valentino and Angelina Ramirez finish the fine details of the Wolverine mural.

NAHS students leave their mark on football stadium

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2020

Wakefield’s Wolverine Football Stadium has been recently embellished with a spirited mural: a 50-hour student-led project. This huge undertaking was completed Oct. 25, just in time for the big homecoming...

Shady moves at the top bring down UAB’s football program

Mack Foley, Opinions Editor February 16, 2015
All it took was a few powerful people and some fake numbers to ruin everything for a hundred college athletes.

Should parents allow their children to play football?

Mack Foley, Opinions Editor November 3, 2014
Parents should no longer be able to feign ignorance towards the dangers of football; they need to step up and say that they will not allow their students to play a sport that can severely damage their children.
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