• August 29WHS to begin classes Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2021-2022 school year
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Senior captain Adam Goodfellow celebrates as he scores a touchdown in the Warriors game against Newton South. Goodfellow went on to score five touchdowns in the 39-6 win. Everything went just as planned and everyone showed up to play, Goodfellow said.

Athlete of the Month: Adam Goodfellow

Sammy Johnson November 2, 2021

The Wayland football team, now 4-4, is just coming off of a loss in its senior night game against the Westford Academy Grey Ghosts. Parents, coaches and spectators honored the seniors on the team for their...

Senior football captain Nick Dresens readies himself for his opponents next play. For the past three years, Dresens has been a largely unstoppable defensive force for the Warriors. I see my greatest strength as being well-rounded, Dresens said. I’m able to defend in the run game as well as drop back into pass coverage and cover receivers and running backs.

Athlete of the Month: Nick Dresens

Michael Nechipurenko May 14, 2021

WHS senior Nick Dresens, a three-year varsity football player, has established himself as one of the best players for the Wayland Warriors, as well as in the entirety of the DCL. After his graduation later...

Senior Luke Tacelli prepares for the upcoming season. The football season was pushed back due to COVID-19.  I am really excited for this upcoming football season because I have worked really hard for it and been waiting for a long time, Tacelli said.

Athlete of the Month: Luke Tacelli

Julia Raymond February 10, 2021

As the football season approaches, senior Luke Tacelli reflects on his love for the game. Tacelli will be continuing his career after high school at Rhodes University in the fall. Tacelli believes his...

Senior Eric Zhang attempts to overtake the attacking player without violating the COVID-19 restrictions. Zhang was a starting center back, a position which he has played for only two years. “When I moved to varsity, I moved from a midfielder to a defender,” Zhang said. “It was probably due to a shortage of defenders and an abundance of midfielders. No one wants to play center-back. You simply dont get a lot of recognition and you missout on being able to dribble, shoot, and the other more fun aspects of soccer. So getting into the mindset that I had to do my job and could only do my job was hard at first.”

Athlete of the Month: Eric Zhang

Dante Coppola December 11, 2020

This year, fall athletics were in jeopardy due to COVID-19, but most WHS teams were able to complete in a drastically altered season. Some teams saw major rule and policy changes that completely changed...

Sophomore Jason Shu watches an ongoing meet before it’s his turn to race.

Jason Shu: Another set toward success

Jonathan Zhang April 30, 2020

For sophomore Jason Shu, swimming is more than just a sport. It’s a safe haven from the challenges of school, and something that keeps him going. Although Shu was recently crowned fastest sophomore in...

Boys varsity lacrosse captain Michael Lampert cradles the ball as an opposing player attempts to steal the ball. He runs while using his size to his advantage, looking for an opening to throw the ball for a play. “I would say my biggest challenge has been people doubting my size,” Lampert said. “I have overcome this by doing extra workouts to show people that I can use my size to my advantage.”

Athlete of the Month: Michael Lampert

Joanna Barrow , Alyssa Dickstein, and May 15, 2019

Senior Michael Lampert recently became the top scoring player ever to play lacrosse at Wayland High School. In fact, Lampert’s love of lacrosse even predates the existence of Wayland’s youth lacrosse...

For the winter Wayland track team, Karbowski participated in the 100, 200, long jump, 4x200 and the 4x100 relay. Representing Wayland in many events, Karbowski made sure to push his limits during his practices. “I actually did the workouts instead of just walking around the track, Karbowski said. I never skipped; I went to every practice.”

Athlete of the Month: Jack Karbowski

Ellie Tyska March 12, 2019

As a senior captain for the winter track team for Wayland High School, senior Jack Karbowski was able to finish off the season strong and make some history for Wayland track for the 4x2 relay and long...

Boys varsity hockey captain Ryan Nolan defends the net during the North Finals. Theres always people that are doubters that say we can’t do it, Nolan said. I like proving them wrong.  Nolan and the team are motivated by playoff aspirations.

Athlete of the Month: Ryan Nolan

Hailey Robinson February 4, 2019

For boys varsity hockey senior captain Ryan Nolan, hockey has been a fact of life for a big part of his life. In his final year of playing on a high school team, Nolan stepped up into a leadership role...

Senior Brooks Jones has wrestled for all of his high school career. Throughout this time, Jones has improved each year and hopes to finish his last year of wrestling for the WHS strong. “The next big event in my mind is sectionals, Jones said. The start of the postseason [is] for all varsity wrestlers.

Athlete of the Month: Brooks Jones

Ellie Tyska January 17, 2019

Senior Brooks Jones spent his past winter practicing and training during his last year of wrestling for WHS. From the beginning of his freshmen year until now, Jones has always had a passion for the sport...

Sophomore Tali Wong finishes a race at the Eastern High School championships. Wong has been competitively Nordic skiing since the third grade. The races end up being around 5 miles, so you have to be able to race and go fast for an extended period of time which is really hard, Wong said.

Athlete of the Month: Tali Wong

Meredith Prince and Max Brande December 12, 2018

Sophomore Tali Wong’s winter consists of five-mile races through a course that requires hours of endurance and is covered with ice and powdery snow. Most winter athletes practice within the comfort of...

Junior Liam Gill hits a shot out of the bunker during the Catholic Conference Championship in 2017. Last year, Gill won the conference as a freshman at Catholic Memorial. Golf, in my opinion, is like no other experience in life, Gill said.

Athlete of the Month: Liam Gill

CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara November 7, 2018

Sophomore Liam Gill has always had a stick in his hand. Growing up, he specialized in hockey and lacrosse. However, in the summer going into eighth grade, he found love in a new sport: golf. He started...

For junior Mason Bolivar, football has always been a fact of life. “I started [playing football] in fourth or fifth grade, and I had always just loved football before that,” Bolivar said.

Athlete of the Month: Mason Bolivar

Charlie Moore and Kyle Chen October 9, 2018

The player’s eyes scan the field as he firmly grips the ball in his hands. Around him, his teammates clash with members of the opposition, but none of the tussling seems to faze him. Maintaining his...

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