Old Gold & Black

Reflecting on Four Years at the OGB

Photo courtesy of Kyle Tatich
April 26, 2018

My fascination with college newspapers began as a kid, growing up visiting UNC Chapel Hill for football and basketball games. Picking up a copy of The Daily Tar Heel became a habit and the reading of stories...

Wendell Dunn Makes a Difference Off the Field

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April 26, 2018

Wendell Dunn is celebrated by most people as the two-time captain and four-year starter of the Wake Forest football team who played an integral role in changing the culture and direction of the program....

Doral Moore Will Enter the NBA Draft

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April 19, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, Wake Forest junior center Doral Moore announced on Twitter that he will forgo his senior season and enter the NBA Draft, with plans of hiring an agent in the near future. “I want...

Garden Party Honors Maya Angelou’s Legacy

David Rolfe/Winston Salem Journal
April 12, 2018

Wake Forest and the greater community of Winston-Salem joined together for the first annual Maya Angelou Garden Party on April 8. It was an afternoon of spoken word poetry, music, games and fellowship...

Christian Beal Shines in Spring Scrimmages

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April 12, 2018

In 2017 only four schools in the ACC rushed for more yards than Wake Forest (Georgia Tech, Louisville, Boston College and Clemson) as the ground game gave the Deacs 188 yards per game. With improved experience...

March Saw an Eventful Period for Men’s Basketball

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April 5, 2018

Friday, April 6 will mark exactly one month since the Wake Forest basketball team took the floor, ending the 2017-18 campaign that featured a record of 11-20. In the weeks following the 73-64 loss in the...

Football Prepares for Upcoming Spring Game

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April 5, 2018

On Thursday, March 29 I had the opportunity to attend the second football scrimmage of the spring — and in the two hours spent sitting in the sun I had some time to observe and anticipate what the post-John...

Basketball Season Ends with Loss to Syracuse

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March 16, 2018

“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...

Deacon Spotlight: Cameron Mulhall

Photo Courtesy of Mitchell Loll
March 1, 2018

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...

Deacons Fall to Notre Dame Irish in Last Home Game

Deacons Fall to Notre Dame Irish in Last Home Game
March 1, 2018

It was the same story just a new chapter on Saturday afternoon as Wake Forest fell to Notre Dame 76-71 in heartbreaking fashion at the Lawrence V. Joel Coliseum. “Lead it for 31 minutes and Notre Dame...

Deacons Defeat Georgia Tech to Snap Losing Streak

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February 15, 2018

“It’s nice to get a mark in the column that we want,” said coach Danny Manning following Wake Forest’s 79-62 victory over Georgia Tech.“We’re happy about that.” The Deacs ended a three-game...

Wake Forest Breaks Seven-Game Losing Streak

Wake Forest Breaks Seven-Game Losing Streak
February 2, 2018

Florida State traveled to Winston-Salem on Wednesday, Jan. 31 to face a Wake Forest team that had dropped each of its last seven contests. Leonard Hamilton, head coach of the Seminoles, believed that despite...

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