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Joey Harrison dives in for his 100 freestyle against Holly Springs, Sanderson and Heritage. He won second place finishing his event in 52 seconds.

Wakefield swim dives into a successful season

Nara Hamburger and Yusha Ahsan February 7, 2023

As winter sports push through the season, athletes and coaches strive to accomplish their personal and team goals. While swimming may be a team sport, it is also heavily focused on self-improvement. Wakefield...

Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

To many, Connor McDavid’s 2022 was yet another year of accolades, winning yet another Art Ross Trophy for leading the NHL in scoring and helping guide his team all the way to the Western Conference Final,...

The 2022-2023 sports medicine club poses with all smiles reflecting on the hard work they have done this year. They are all excited to finish the winter season off strong.

Sports medicine club saves the day

Camryn Ledwith, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

For many, the highlight of their high school experience is sports. Whether you are an athlete, cheerleader, coach or someone cheering from the sidelines, sports help make many people’s high school years...

Wakefields swimmers prepare to dive into the pool at the first meet of the season. The Triangle Aquatics Centers pool provides an uplifting and encouraging environment for all four teams in attendance.

Wakefield swimmers start off the season strong

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

Wakefield’s swim team held their first meet of the season on Tuesday, November 15 at the Triangle Aquatics Center. Wakefield went up against Leesville, Middle Creek and Sanderson High School. Though...

Wakefield gymnastics prep for their match in Apex against Wake County schools. The team hopes to win with their new coach and go to states.

Coach DeVeau invigorates Wakefield’s gymnasts

Jami Ward and Mille Monahan, Staff Writer and Co-Opinions Editor October 17, 2022

The Wakefield gymnastics team is a small but mighty group of women who train hard each and every day. This year they have a new coach, and the team is working hard to create a meaningful connection with...

Wakefield womens golf poses for a picture at the Wakefield Country Club. Player Terra Schmitt recently won Jersey Mikes player of the week.

Wakefield women’s golf team putts in the work for success

Yusha Ahsan and Camryn Ledwith October 3, 2022

As the 2022 fall sports season progresses at Wakefield High School, the women’s golf team is looking forward to upcoming opportunities and is determined to put forth their best effort to succeed. Each...


Batter up!

Millie Monahan and Justin G Belmonte May 9, 2022

Every year, Wakefield baseball changes. New players, new talent, new opportunities to grow. This year, the team is equipped with some of the best players seen to date. Many of the players on the varsity...

Players wait with anticipation to see who the ball will hurtle towards next.

Women’s soccer players pursue citizenship and goals

Yusha Ahsan and Kendall Wilson April 27, 2022

As the 2022 women’s soccer season plays out, many of the determined players work hard to improve their skills. This way, they will be able to keep the season going strong, with all the challenges...

Wakefield womens wrestlers Rohama Gebremichael and Olivia Sadowy warm up before a match.

Women wrestlers take to the mat

Millie Monahan and Erin Sockolof March 10, 2022

As the first season of Wakefield’s first women’s wrestling season comes to a close, the team takes time to reflect on their achievements and places for growth. While there is technically no sanctioned...

A Wakefield wrestler is in the middle of a match with his opponent, focused on obtaining victory.

Continuing an undefeated season, the rebirth of wrestling

Kaylee Jacobs and Allie Chiu March 1, 2022

Wakefield's Men's Wrestling team has been unbeatable not only this season but last season as well. They have won the NAC VI Conference two years in a row, which means they have been undefeated against...

Volleyball players during a match.

The sexism behind women’s sporting uniforms

Megan Simrell, Video Editor January 27, 2021

As far back as 1910, women’s sporting uniforms have been made more for looks than functionality. Women’s golf and tennis uniforms, for instance, used to have tight-fitting long skirts that were ill-fitted...

Schools attended by the featured college athletes.

Former WHS Athletes Give Wisdom to Quarantined Players

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer May 21, 2020

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, one of its common setbacks has been the recent loss of numerous sports conferences and events. This unprecedented global lockdown has cost many student-athletes,...

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