Men’s and Women’s Tennis Faring Well this Season
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The Wake Forest Men’s tennis team claimed their first ever Division I Indoor Championship on Monday, Feb. 19 in Seattle, WA by defeating UCLA 4-2. The road to Monday’s championship consisted of defeating the host team, the University of Washington Huskies, 4-0 in the opening round.

March 1, 2018
Olympic Hockey Ratings Fall Without NHL Players
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One week and four years ago, perhaps the most memorable olympic hockey moment for the U.S. occurred since the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” game against the Soviet Union. Twenty-seven-year-old T.J. Oshie converted four out of six shootout attempts en route to leading the U.S. to a victory over Russia.

February 22, 2018
NC State Defeats Wake Forest at Home
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After the Wake Forest Demon Deacons fell to the NC State Wolfpack, 90-84, Coach Danny Manning summed up the home performance last Saturday stating: “We did some okay things, but we got to do better.” 

February 22, 2018
Spotlight: Griffin Roberts
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Griffin Roberts dominated as a closer during his junior season in 2017, posting an ERA of 2.19 and holding opponents to a batting average against of .160. As the Demon Deacons look to repeat their 2017 success, Roberts has assumed a new role on the team, shifting from the bullpen into the starting rotation. 

February 22, 2018
Wake Forest Baseball Begins its 2018 Campaign
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The Demon Deacon baseball team sits at 2-3 after opening their season over the weekend with a solid showing, going 2-2 across four games against Georgetown, Navy and Gardner-Webb and dropping a game on Tuesday night at Davidson 3-1.

February 22, 2018
Olympic Figure Skating had an Exciting Week
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As a former member of Team USA figure skating, every four years when the Winter Olympics come on I am reminded of my passion and love for the sport. While I competed in synchronized skating and singles, I still love to watch and learn more about different types of skating. As all of the events […]

February 22, 2018
Men’s Tennis Wins the ITA National Title
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The Wake Forest Men’s Tennis team won its first ever national championship Tuesday, Feb. 20 in Seattle, WA, with a victory over the UCLA Bruins to win the 2018 ITA National Team Indoor Championship. This championship victory completes the tennis team’s indoor season with an impressive 9-0 record, including wins over many of the nation’s […]

February 22, 2018
An Unpredictable Week of Upsets and Shifts for the ACC
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The recurring inconsistency among the AP Top 25 NCAA Men’s Basketball rankings this season was illuminated more in the happenings of this past weekend, particularly in how Virginia Tech upset in-state rival University of Virginia in overtime 61-60 and fans proceeded to watch the Cavaliers climb in the rankings to No. 1 as the Hokies […]

February 15, 2018
Roger Federer Seeks his 21st Grand Slam Title
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The Fed Express, the Swiss Maestro, the Mighty Federer: these are just a few of the hundreds of nicknames forged over decades of celebration around one of, if not the, greatest tennis players of all time, Roger Federer. Born on Aug. 8, 1981 in the mountains of Basel, Switzerland, Federer began his tennis career at […]

February 15, 2018
Mock 2018 NFL Draft:
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With the Super Bowl concluding last week, many football fans have slipped into a slight depression as there is a mere 190 (but who’s counting?) days until college football kicks off again.  However, the one thing that will be able to keep us fans going is the excitement, fanfare and endless speculation about the upcoming […]

February 15, 2018
Team USA Wins Multiple Gold Medals Thus Far
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This year’s Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea has been a testament to strong global talent in some of the most niche sports in the world — and the world has been watching. Covering the games via traditional primetime coverage and a digital streaming platform, NBC is working to reach several audiences for this […]

February 15, 2018
Former Wake Forest Golf Star Involved in Car Crash
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On the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 13, PGA Tour player and former Wake Forest star golfer Bill Haas was involved in a three-car accident in the Pacific Palisades region of Los Angeles, CA. One person, the driver of Haas’ car, was killed while the others, including Haas, were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

February 15, 2018
Analytics Show John Collins’ Success in the NBA
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Last season, seemingly out of nowhere, forward John Collins had the kind of breakout season that most sophomores only dream of. Finishing runner- up in ACC Player of the Year rankings, Collins averaged 19.2 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks on 62 percent shooting from the field and 74.5 percent from the line. 

February 8, 2018
No. 1 Deacons Win Spot in ITA Championship
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Remember the time it all came down to you? Your friends or teammates waiting anxiously to see if you would be the one to push your team to victory? You could feel the sweat falling down your face and your heart pounding right out of your chest?

February 8, 2018
Mens’ Basketball Fights Hard Against Clemson
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The phrase, “so close, yet so far” often comes to mind when thinking about Wake Forest Mens’ Basketball this season. In the home matchup versus No. 20 Clemson this past Saturday, the Demon Deacons made the Clemson Tigers fight for their third consecutive win of the season and struggled to keep up when the Tigers […]

February 8, 2018
ACC Continues to be a Basketball Powerhouse
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It’s no secret that the Atlantic Coast Conference, more commonly known as the ACC, has consistently been one of the most competitive conferences of college basketball over the past few years.

February 8, 2018
Eagles Beat Patriots in a Back-and-Forth Super Bowl
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This past Sunday, Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Eagles became Super Bowl champions for the first time in franchise history. The rather strange and unusual game was primarily defined by the Eagles’ ability to make important plays and the Patriots’ inability to do so when it mattered most. The first half of the game was filled […]

February 8, 2018
Wake Outscored in Another ACC Matchup against Miami
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Last night, Feb. 7, the Demon Deacons went down to Miami, Florida to face off against the Hurricanes. After a promising first half that saw the Demon Deacons control the game and hold the lead at times, Wake Forest eventually came up short, losing 87-81 and falling to a 2-10 record in the ACC.

February 8, 2018
State of USA Gymnastics Remains Uncertain
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Fifty-four-year-old osteopathic physician Larry Nassar, who operated out of Michigan State and served as the head doctor for Team USA Gymnastics since 1992, will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Nassar was found guilty of molesting over 250 young women and possessing child pornography. The fact that this man was able to operate […]

February 2, 2018
Wake Forest Commits Strong Recruiting Class
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Duke is bringing in the top three best recruits in the country all at once, North Carolina already having three five-stars committed, and solid programs like Notre Dame and Syracuse are bringing five-star talents on their own. The ACC is proving to be, once again, one of the best and hardest college basketball conferences next […]

February 2, 2018