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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...
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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...

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...
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Wolverine Girls Overcome Mistakes to Win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Despite turning the ball over numerous times, the Wakefield High School girls basketball team prevailed with a 47-42 win over Jordan in Monday’s season opener for both teams. “We had way too many turnovers and it was not a pretty win,” said...
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Wakefield struggles in basketball opener

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — It wasn’t the way Wakefield High School coach Dexter Cooley wanted his team to start the 2013-14 basketball season. On Tuesday night, the Wolverines were outgunned by their non-conference visitors, Cary, losing to the Imps 67-50. “We still...