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Fighting Irish down Deacs in offensive battle

Fighting Irish down Deacs in offensive battle
November 10, 2017

This past weekend, the Demon Deacons traveled to South Bend, IN to take on the number three team in the country, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The Irish have been one of the biggest surprises in college...

Georgia take top spot in initial playoff rankings

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November 2, 2017

On Tuesday, the College Football Playoff Committee released their initial playoff rankings for the 2017 season. Each Tuesday from now until the end of the season in December, the committee will provide...

Men’s basketball preview: Wake Forest will need a hot start against Louisville

Men's basketball preview: Wake Forest will need a hot start against Louisville
February 26, 2017

Wake Forest men's basketball is playing for the postseason.  In what will likely go down as the biggest game for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons this season, the Deacs will take on a great Louisville team next...

Wake Forest seeks revenge at Cameron Indoor

Wake Forest seeks revenge at Cameron Indoor
February 16, 2017

When people think about great college basketball, often the first words out of their mouths are “Tobacco Road.” This of course refers to the rivalries between Duke, North Carolina, NC State and Wake...

Deacons earn first victory in Raleigh since the CP3 era

Deacons earn first victory in Raleigh since the CP3 era
January 26, 2017

Wake Forest traveled to NC State on Saturday, Jan. 21 in search of its first ACC road victory since January of 2014 and its first win in Raleigh since the days of Chris Paul and the late Skip Prosser. The...

Collins, Demon Deacons dominate Hurricanes 96-79

Collins, Demon Deacons dominate Hurricanes 96-79
January 20, 2017

Wake Forest scored the game’s first seven points and never looked back, leading for the full 40 minutes in Wednesday’s contest against Miami. In the first half it was John Collins’ 13 points and...

Duke’s Allen must be held to higher standards

Duke’s Allen must be held to higher standards
January 12, 2017

Heading into the College Basketball season, no team was being talked about more than the Duke Blue Devils. As has often been the case during Coach Mike Krzyzeski’s reign as head coach of Duke, the Blue...

Week of upsets in ACC clouds playoff picture

Week of upsets in ACC clouds playoff picture
September 29, 2016

Deacons and Blue Devils knock off ACC rivals as teams prepare to enter conference play. Week four of the college football season brought on a relatively calm slate of games in the ACC. The biggest news...

ACC football recap: Louisville will contend

September 15, 2016

The Atlantic Coast Conference has looked both impressive and disastrous in the first two weeks of play. Some teams and specific players have shined, while other teams have left their fan bases without...

Wake Forest will be challenged in second half of season

Wake Forest will be challenged in second half of season
September 8, 2016

A positive second half of the season will be necessary for the Demon Deacons to be in a position of bowl-eligibility. The second half of Wake Forest’s football season will be substantially more difficult...

Football looking to improve in Clawson’s third season

Football looking to improve in Clawson’s third season
September 1, 2016

Following back-to-back nine-loss seasons in Coach Dave Clawson’s first two years as the Wake Forest head football coach, the Demon Deacons will look to turn the corner in the 2016 season. Clawson has...

Looking back at an eventful year in Wake Forest sports

Photo courtesy of Wake Forest Athletic Communications
April 21, 2016

As the academic year comes to a close at Wake Forest, it is important to take a critical look at the state of Demon Deacon athletics as a whole, both revenue and non-revenue sports. I did not grow up...

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