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Mamba Mentality

Mamba Mentality

Malachi Blount, Wakeland Access Reporter

February 26, 2020

“Heroes come and go, but legends are forever,” shooting guard Kobe Bryant said. This quote explains how Bryant defined heroes as opposed to legends before his tragic death. Bryant died in a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020, and his death has had a lasting effect around the world.  “I...

Jazz Hands all Around to Celebrate Wakeland’s Win

Dancers get the Dub - The Wakeland dancers flex their skills and bring home the blue ribbon.

Lauren Ferguson, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Preparation is key for any performance and dance is no exception.  Dance instructor Mrs. Grubb and a handpicked group of students have been preparing for an evaluation of the chosen dancers skills on Jan. 31, 2020. “I was really nervous when I was trying out for it because I really wanted to go,...

District Changes Bring New Competition for Football

New football district - District realignment creates new rivalries for the upcoming 2020 football season.

Morgan Roeder, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Wakeland High School’s 2020-2021 football district has been changed. Wakeland is now in District 5-5A with Denton, Denton Ryan, Centennial, Heritage, Independence, Lone Star, Reedy, and The Colony.  This change was a shock to all players.  “It's going to be tough, and we will have to work ...

Nothing but Net!

Shoot and Score - The Lady Wolverines are determined to keep winning throughout the rest of the season. By working hard on and off the court, they are on the path to finishing out the season with a bang.

Malachi Blount, Reporter

February 6, 2020

“Life is about growing and improving and getting better,” boxer Conor Mcgregor said. This is how the Wakeland girls basketball team approaches the second half of district play. The Lady Wolverines started the first half of the season by losing every game. The team believes that this start ...

Lights Out

Lights Out! - Wakeland's Legacy Line performs at the annual blackout pep rally. Many students enjoy the blackout pep rally because it is something different and they can view the performers in a different light.

Juliette Jehling, Reporter

February 6, 2020

One of the most popular pep rallies at Wakeland is the blackout pep rally. It’s held every year and students love it.  “The blackout pep rally is where they turn off all the lights. We wear glow sticks and our white uniforms so we can glow against the black lights,” freshman Kendall Smith sai...

Striking Wolverines

Verrill Aditya, Reporter

February 6, 2020

The Bowling Club started at Wakeland High School in 2018. It offers students the opportunity to learn the lifelong sport of bowling. They compete against other Frisco high schools, as well as local area teams. The goal is for students to learn more about the sport of bowling, improve their skills, and simpl...

Female Wrestler Strives for Success with Achievements, Team Encouragement

Picking them up to take them down - Leilani Bablionia is one of the featured sophomore wrestlers here at Wakeland. She shares her passion for wrestling with others on the team by encouraging them.

Jewel Curtis, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Leilani Bablionia, sophomore at Wakeland High School, shines through successfully with her hard work as a female wrestler. Leilani has made an impact on the girl’s wrestling team. She is a tough competitor and placed fourth at the Knight Invitational Wrestling Competition. Her win helped the team win awa...

Cheer Into the New Year!

Class periods for all - FISD offers a cheerleading class for all high schools. This gives them an opportunity to practice during the day and become eligible to compete for UIL.

Jewel Curtis, Reporter

February 4, 2020

For the 2020-2021 school year, Wakeland is opening up a cheerleading class that anyone can join. Cheerleading is a hardworking sport that requires a lot of skill and teamwork. This course will open up opportunities for students who want to become more advanced in this sport and eventually try out fo...

Shooting Their Shot

Joel Cousin, Reporter

February 4, 2020

The NBA All-Star weekend is coming up in February and votes are in. Currently, the most voted player for the All-Star game is Lebron James of the Los Angeles Lakers, as it has been for many years in a row. The All-Star weekend is a time where the fans can choose which players play, which is great fo...

No Rest for the Weary

Ashley Deckert, Photo Editor

January 31, 2020

Breaks are for the weak! Wakeland basketball, soccer, and wrestling continued to eat, sleep, and breathe their sports over the holiday break. While some Wakeland students slept away the two-weeks off, these athletes worked tirelessly at practice to prepare for the new season, and still had games and pra...

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