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Wilde Lake’s front runners, Henry Hopper, Chris Withee, Josh Wright, Anthony Russo, and Sean Moore, compete at Wilde Lake

Wilde Lake Cross Country Team is Small but Mighty

Marran Frigo, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

With Cross Country season in full swing, it's time for teams to show that they haven't been slacking off after a year of hybrid learning. This year's team, made up of 20 or so runners, is small compared...

Sophomore Cross Country runner, Myles Brown (front), running a course. (Photo by Pamela Cheung).

Wildecat Athletes Return to the Field with Full Course Load

Arielle Levine, News Editor November 3, 2021

Every day, after school, freshman Ethan James sneaks off to the media center for forty-five minutes of studying before his soccer practice. At 2:45, Ethan rushes down to the locker room to change before...

Wilde Lake Softball Makes a Playoff Run After Historic Season

Wilde Lake Softball Makes a Playoff Run After Historic Season

Ian Cruz and Rowley Jackson June 10, 2021

Wilde Lake softball has not had a winning record in the past two decades. But, that changed in the 2021 season when the varsity team went 7-4 this season, shutting out teams and causing forfeits as they...

Seniors Jillian Ingram and Ashlyn Bonner celebrate in their game against River Hill (Photo courtesy of Lifetouch Photography).

A Season That’s Not About Winning

Rowley Jackson May 4, 2021

When players returned to the fields for the 2020-2021 soccer season after a year of uncertainty, they spent every second possible having fun and appreciating the opportunity to play. Never sure whether...

The Wilde Lake football field now sits empty.

As HCPSS’ Winter Sports Season is Postponed, Players Prepare for Another Disappointing Season

Kavon Briggs, Rebecca Nason, and Zoe MacDiarmid January 7, 2021

After postponing the winter sports season, Wilde Lake athletes are preparing to continue their attempt to stay in shape without a team to practice with. The latest postponement, announced by HCPSS...

Varsity Cheer Team poses for a picture after regionals.

Varsity Cheer Ends Historic Season

Aenilah Watkins and Komara Barba February 26, 2020

On January 29, the WLHS cheer team made history for the first time ever, as the varsity team qualified for and performed at regionals.  Each season, HCPSS allows the cheerleading team to participate...

Boys and Girls soccer pose after defeating River Hill in the Regional Championship.

Soccer Victories Mean More Than Meet The Eye

Amaiya Sancho , Sports Editor, Arts Editor February 3, 2020

  As students and parents lineup outside of the field to purchase their tickets to the Wilde Lake vs River Hill soccer playoff game, they are desperately awaiting a win. A lot is riding on this...

The student section is seen reacting to a missed shot from a Wilde Lake Player at a home game vs Centennial. The Cats unfortunately fell short on January 15th with a score of 57-51.

Friday Night Games Shine Light on School Pride

Aenilah Watkins, Web Editor in Chief February 3, 2020

As students line up outside of the auditorium to purchase their tickets to the Friday Night Basketball Game, they anticipate a showdown. They expect the Cats to give their all as they fill the stands with...

The boys are pictured after their final day of tryouts.

Boys Varsity Basketball Team Looks to Continue Early Season Success

Nadyne Segbe and Komara Barba December 4, 2019

This year, as a new highly anticipated Basketball season arrives, the Wilde Lake Boys Varsity team looks to regain their spot as a dominant force in the county. So far the boys season has been getting...

Ousman Touray pictured celebrating his goal.

Boys Soccer Wins First State Championship Since 1998 in Overtime

Carly Damian and Komara Barba November 19, 2019

This past weekend, the boys soccer team won the state championship against C.Milton Wright with the score of 1- 0. Meanwhile, the girls were runner ups against Northern High with a score of 0-5. The winning...

The football team celebrates their second playoff win of the season.

Wilde Lake Football Team Advances to Quarter Finals

Marian Isailovic, Writer November 15, 2019

Cheers overtook the crowd as Wilde Lake beat Manchester Valley in their second playoff game with an incredible 22-0 victory. Despite near-freezing and the added challenges of a grass field, the players...

The Wilde Lake soccer program are pictured celebrating their victories aganist Mount Hebron (boys) and Chesapeake High (girls).

Wilde Lake Boys and Girls Soccer Bring Home Two State Semi Final Victories: Both Teams Advance to 3A Championship

Amaiya Sancho , Sports Editor, Arts Editor November 13, 2019

The Wilde Lake boys and girls soccer teams brought home a joint victory in the state semi-final games against Mt.Hebron and Chesapeake High this past Saturday. In the boys 2-1 victory against Mt. Hebron...

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