Kyle Tatich
Senior Writer
Kyle Tatich is a senior from Charlotte, N.C. pursuing a double major in Economics with Politics and International Affairs with a minor in Spanish. He has worked at the Old Gold & Black since the beginning of his freshman year working as both assistant and head editor of the sports section. Among his greatest experiences with the OGB have included interviewing Coach K of Duke, covering the ACC Tournament, and traveling to Notre Dame to cover the football team. Outside of the classroom and the newsroom Kyle works as a swim coach for Enfinity Aquatic Club where he coaches Wake Forest faculty and administrators in addition to youth in the Winston-Salem area. Additionally, he enjoys training for marathons, keeping up with current events, and watching collegiate athletics. Kyle is thankful for the skills and experience he has gained with the Old Gold & Black and hopes to use them in a future career that combines his interest in civil service, business, and both domestic and international affairs.
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Wake Forest Falls to No. 2 Virginia, Prepares for No. 4 Duke
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“Wake Forest is close. Danny [Manning] does a very good job … his young men are playing hard.”         These were the words of Virginia’s Tony Bennett, head coach of the No. 2 Cavaliers after his team made a second half run to pull away from Wake Forest 59-49.

January 23, 2018
Men’s Basketball Falls to No.7 Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium
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Wake Forest traveled to Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday, Jan. 13 in search of its first victory in Durham since the days of Tim Duncan.

January 18, 2018
Wake Forest Falls to Boston College on afternoon of Cold Shooting
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On a bleak, seven-degree afternoon in Chestnut Hill, Mass., the Demon Deacons’ shooting performance could be described in one word—cold.

January 8, 2018
Wake Forest defeats Texas A&M 55-52 in storybook fashion
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“If you write the movie script, as soon as he walks out that door there’s a girl that falls in love with him and he gets married and lives happily ever after. It’s a storybook ending. You can’t make this stuff up.” These were the words of coach Dave Clawson, talking about his quarterback, John […]

December 31, 2017
No. 13 North Carolina’s Berry holds off Wake Forest with late shot
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Head Coach Danny Manning’s Demon Deacons traveled to Chapel Hill on Saturday, Dec. 30 to face the defending National Champion North Carolina Tar Heels. The Deacs had not won in the Dean E. Smith Center since 2010, and before Saturday’s contest, no one was really giving them a chance. Manning’s squad had defeated just one […]

December 31, 2017
Wake Forest-UNC Basketball Preview
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Wake Forest will open up ACC play on Saturday, Dec. 30 as the Deacs travel to Chapel Hill to face the defending National Champion North Carolina Tar Heels. We sat down with Jack Leland of The Daily Tar Heel ahead of Saturday’s game to learn more about this North Carolina team. KYLE TATICH: What did […]

December 30, 2017
Football Seniors Changed the Culture, now Look to Solidify their Legacy
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According to coach Dave Clawson, when he first came to Wake Forest in 2014 there were players on the team who did not enjoy football too much.

December 28, 2017
Belk Bowl Preview
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Coach Dave Clawson said making it to a bowl game is a goal every season, especially since it’s an opportunity to reward the players for a successful season.

December 28, 2017
Woods Leads the Deacs to Road Win at UNC Charlotte
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An 0-3 start to the season was never the plan for a Wake Forest team that made it to the NCAA Tournament last March.

December 15, 2017
Wake Forest will face Texas A&M in the Belk Bowl
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On Sunday, Dec. 3 head coach Dave Clawson and his Demon Deacons learned they would play Texas A&M in the 2017 Belk Bowl at  Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium.

December 15, 2017
Eight All-ACC honorees lead Deacs to 7-5 season
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Two of the last four collegiate football programs to win the national championship have been members of the ACC, as has the reining Heisman Trophy winner.

December 3, 2017
Pro Spotlight: John Collins
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John Collins made a tremendous impact during his playing days at Wake Forest, and his successes are bound to continue at the next level.

December 3, 2017
2017 ACC bowl game projections
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Because Notre Dame lost to Stanford in its season finale, the Irish have effectively fallen out of contention for one of the New Year’s Six Bowls, a fallout that will likely impact the ACC bowl selection.

December 3, 2017
“Johnny Football” sends Wake Forest bowling
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Wake up, Wake Forest! The Demon Deacons are heading to their second-straight bowl game after defeating Syracuse 64-43 in a thrilling display of perseverance and record-breaking performances.

November 17, 2017
Lack of effort drops Deacons to 0-2 start
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“There are too many times when we play good first-shot defense, then we turn around looking for Dinos [Mitoglou] or John Collins to fly in, get off a plane and get a rebound.”

November 17, 2017
NC State Interview with the Technician
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The Old Gold & Black sat down with an NC State reporter before the weekend’s game.

November 17, 2017
Deacons seek bowl eligibility against the Orange
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Notre Dame tied a program record of 710 yards in a single game when it lit up the Wake Forest defense with a balanced 330 yards through the air and 380 yards on the ground.

November 10, 2017
Interview with the Enemy: Notre Dame Edition
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Before Saturday’s game at Notre Dame we caught up with Joe Wirth, editor for The Otter Room to learn more about the Deacs’ matchup with the Fighting Irish.

November 2, 2017
Deacs take aim at Fighting Irish
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“You can’t give away points, you can’t give away free plays, and you’ve got to take advantage of every play. We’ve got to find ways to do that.” These were the words of then sophomore John Wolford after falling to No. 4 Notre Dame 28-7 in Wake Forest’s most recent visit to South Bend in […]

November 2, 2017
Yellow Jackets sting Deacs in second half
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After missing both the Florida State and Clemson games, Cade Carney returned to action for the Demon Deacons as Wake Forest traveled to Atlanta’s Bobby Dodd Stadium to face Georgia Tech on Saturday, Oct. 21.

October 27, 2017
John Collins returns to NC to face Hornets
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Two quick fouls on Atlanta’s Dewayne Dedmon sent Hawks rookie John Collins off the bench just three minutes into the game to battle Charlotte big man and eight-time all-star Dwight Howard under the basket.

October 26, 2017
Deacs fall to No. 2 Clemson in Death Valley
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Just two days before the game, a rumor developed that senior quarterback John Wolford would not start against the No. 2 Clemson Tigers.

October 19, 2017
In Memoriam: Arnold Palmer
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Last week, on Sept. 25, the one-year anniversary of the passing of Wake Forest legend and global icon, Arnold Palmer, the world reflected on the life of one of golf’s greatest players.

October 6, 2017
Behind enemy lines: talking with Clemson before the showdown in Death Valley
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I sat down with Colin Halm of The Tiger, the student newspaper at Clemson, to find out a little more about Wake Forest’s matchup with the No. 2 Clemson Tigers.

October 6, 2017
Circulated emails cause campus concern
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On Friday, Sept. 22, the Publications Committee of Wake Forest held its first meeting in two academic years, in what was intended by Committee member and Associate Dean of the College, Tom Phillips, to be both a social event and general discussion of what challenges and opportunities student editors face.

September 28, 2017