Wakefield tops Southeast Raleigh, 42-11

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — It was only a matter of time before Wakefield High School’s football team ignited. Locked in a defensive battle with Southeast Raleigh for the first quarter, the Wolverines exploded with 35 points in the second and third quarters before claiming...

Wakefield’s Boyden beats undefeated champion

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis player Susanne Boyden handed Broughton’s Maggie Kane her first ever loss in her four-year high school career. Boyden defeated the state 4A singles champion 2-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a match played Tuesday at Broughton High...
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Wolverines prepare for the gridiron

WAKEFIELD — The boys of fall are training hard in the summer. The Wakefield High School football team has been in the weight room and on the football field competing in 7-on-7 games since school ended more than a month ago, preparing for the upcoming season. After completing his...
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Miss N.C.-U.S.A., and Wakefield High alumna, makes top 10 in Miss U.S.A. pageant

By Carrie C. Causey WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High alumna Ashley Love-Mills made it into the top 10 Sunday night, representing North Carolina in the Miss U.S.A. pageant. Though she didn’t respond when contacted for a comment about the experience, Love-Mills took to Twitter saying she...
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Popular softball, football coach arrested

by Clellie Allen WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School teacher and coach Jamie Lloyd Ayers was taken into custody Monday night after a female student at the same school brought allegations of a sex crime to Raleigh police officers. Ayers, 42, of 321 Yellow Poplar Ave., Wake Forest,...