Villanova Crowned 2018 NCAA Champion
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There was hardly a shortage of dramatic storylines entering the Final Four in San Antonio this past weekend. Primarily, would Loyola-Chicago’s remarkable Cinderella run continue or meet its fateful end against Michigan? Could Michigan become the first Big 10 team to win a national championship since its bitter rival Michigan State in 2000. Would Bill […]

April 5, 2018
Predicting 2018 MLB Awards
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Award predictions are a staple of preseason reporting across all professional sports, and the fallibility of these predictions is simultaneously mocked and celebrated, as expectations are built to be both challenged and affirmed.

March 29, 2018
Deacon Spotlight: Jennifer Kupcho
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Junior Jennifer Kupcho has accomplished a tremendous amount of success in her three years with the Wake Forest Golf program, and has been receiving accolades throughout her entire career including the 2015 Colorado Women’s Golf Association Player of the year, All-ACC team for both her freshman and sophomore seasons, runner-up at the NCAA championship her […]

March 29, 2018
Injured Stars May Impact NBA Playoff Race
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It’s almost upon us. With the Final Four coming this weekend, the absolute peak of the sports year is just entering it’s upswing. Baseball kicks off on Thursday and the NBA and NHL playoffs will ramp up in a couple weeks.  It’s also the time when we begin to see which teams are serious in […]

March 29, 2018
Wake Forest Women’s Tennis Beats Notre Dame
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This spring has proven to be one of endurance and challenges for the Demon Deacons on the tennis court, but they are anything but defeated. This season our ladies have battled against some of the best teams across the nation, and they have proven that they are a force to be reckoned with. Only a […]

March 29, 2018
Cinderella Teams Fight for the NCAA Title
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This year’s NCAA Tournament has truly been the tale of two brackets. The left side (the South and West regions) of the bracket has epitomized the term “March Madness.” Meanwhile, the right side (the East and Midwest regions) of the bracket has gone almost entirely as expected.

March 29, 2018
Using WAR to Determine Player Value
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Everywhere from the Northeast to right here in Winston-Salem, it seems that spring can’t come fast enough. While waiting for the inevitable warm weather to get here, we’ve had to deal with all sorts of weather, from the wind and rain to snow.

March 22, 2018
BNP Parabis Open at Indian Wells is a Spectacle
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The sun, like a quivering organ, brings the flimsy desert air to convulsion. To breathe in the dry heat of the desert is to drink up California’s oft referenced part. In Indian Wells, CA, the desiccant climate is whetted every year by the cool, shiny talent of the world’s best tennis players.

March 22, 2018
Baseball Defeats Top ACC Opponents
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After a somewhat rocky start against non-conference opponents, the Wake Forest baseball team managed series victories against two formidable ACC opponents — Florida State and Louisville — and the team now appears poised to make a run as a sleeper in the ACC.

March 22, 2018
Deacon Spotlight: Jessie Bates III
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Jessie Bates III came to Wake Forest in 2015 as a three-star recruit with few offers from power five schools. After redshirting for a season, the Fort Wayne, Indiana native made himself known the following season and was recognized as a Freshman All-American.

March 22, 2018
Teams Emerge in Both Divisions Before NHL Playoffs
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Everyone seems to be getting into summer sports mode, with spring training games, college pro days and the NFL draft coming soon. It seems ironic that when all this swings into high gear, so does the National Hockey League. It seems a little weird, especially from the perspective of a Chicago Blackhawks fan, that teams […]

March 22, 2018
Women’s Golf Earns Ninth in Evans Derby
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The Wake Forest women’s golf team finished ninth in the Evans Derby Experience tournament in Auburn, Alabama above Ole Miss, Mississippi St. and the University of Michigan. Coming in first for the Deacs was junior Jennifer Kupcho from Westminister, Colo. with a three-day combined score of 213, landing her twelfth in the tournament. The Deacs’ […]

March 22, 2018
First Round of March Madness Held Bracket-Busters
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There is no denying that the first weekend of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has lived up to its name of “March Madness.” After two rounds, only four of the top eight overall seeds remain and a number of higher-seeded teams appear poised for deep runs this March. The 2018 tournament’s opening weekend will forever […]

March 22, 2018
Rob Happenstall Earns All-American Title
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Preparing to head into the outdoor track and field season as the weather begins to warm, Wake Forest’s Track and Field team wrapped up the indoor season on a rather noteworthy foot as Rob Happenstall earned the title of 2018 All-American.

March 16, 2018
Deacon Spotlight: Sam Hartman
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Sam Hartman enrolled at Wake Forest this semester after graduating high school a semester early. In his senior season at Oceanside High School, the three-star quarterback threw for 3093 yards and 29 touchdowns and rushed for nine more scores.

March 16, 2018
Basketball Season Ends with Loss to Syracuse
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“They came out with more energy than us,” said junior Doral Moore following Wake Forest’s 73-64 loss to Syracuse in the first round of the ACC Tournament. “We just weren’t prepared and we did a poor job of rebounding.”

March 16, 2018
Kicking-Off March Madness
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This Thursday, Mar. 14 marks the start of the most exciting sporting event of the year, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, also known as March Madness. This year in college basketball has been one of the more fascinating seasons in recent memory. It is a notoriously down year without any clearly dominant teams in college […]

March 16, 2018
Baseball Avoids Total Sweep at Santa Clara
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The Wake Forest baseball team traveled to Silicon Valley over the weekend to face the Santa Clara University Broncos in a three-game series. The Demon Deacons fell short in two close contests to begin the series, but they came away with a 3-1 win on Sunday, Feb. 25, to avoid the sweep.

March 1, 2018
Deacon Spotlight: Cameron Mulhall
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Cameron Mulhall is a senior finance major in the Wake Forest School of Business from Ocean City, NJ. He has been a member of the Wake Forest rugby team since his freshman year and has played both fall and spring seasons. Mulhall, a football player and wrestler in high school, had not played rugby before […]

March 1, 2018
NCAA Basketball Allegations Could Hurt Programs
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The future of college basketball is undeniably uncertain. One thing, however, seems certain: the end of college basketball as we know it is imminent. Throughout this season, the cloud of an FBI investigation has loomed over NCAA basketball.

March 1, 2018