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Wolverines hang on late to defeat holly springs

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Four players in double digits led the Wakefield High School boys basketball team to a 76-72 non-conference win over visiting Holly Springs Tuesday night. Timely shots, a solid defense and forced turnovers down the stretch aided the...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013
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Wakefield struggles in early season contests

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — Thursday’s game against Southeast Raleigh was just too big of a mountain to overcome for the Wakefield High School girls basketball team. The visiting Bulldogs, 5-0, which were a final four team in last year’s 4A state playoffs, buried...
Posted On 12 Dec 2013

Wakefield wins $25,000 grant

  WAKEFIELD — Tripp Crayton, Principal of Wakefield High School, says it every day on the announcements, and Wakefield students have gotten used to hearing it now: It’s all about the W!  When you think about what that statement might mean, State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013
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Teens bring BB guns to WHS

WAKEFIELD — Two Wakefield High School students are in trouble after they were found on campus with BB guns in separate incidents on the same day. Da’quail Trevonne Alexander, 16, 2801 Crystal Oaks Lane, Raleigh, and Justin Lawshan Bland, 18, 2510 Garden Hill Drive, Raleigh, are...
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Wakefield volleyball state championship bound

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris GREENVLLE — The Wakefield High School volleyball team is making history this week. Their pre-season goal sheet is whittling down and now the school’s first ever trip to the 4A state volleyball finals is all that remains. The Wolverines took the first step...