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'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Wake Forest Men’s Tennis groups up before taking on No. 9 Columbia. The Demon Deacons would defeat the Lions for a key top-10 win.

Men’s Tennis climbs to No. 3 behind key wins

Alex Mojica, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

Wake Forest has climbed to the No. 3 spot on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division 1 men’s tennis rankings, marking a season-high in ranking. Driven by their six starting players, the...

Starting pitcher Chase Burns (29) started his Demon Deacon career on fire, fanning 10 batters en route to a dominant first appearance.
(Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics)

Demon Deacons nearly shut out Illinois behind Burns’ debut

Andrew Braun, Sports Editor February 20, 2024

No. 1 Wake Forest continued to start its season with a showcase of heaping talent at the mound, defeating Illinois 5-2 on Saturday.  The Demon Deacons nearly completed a shutout behind junior starting...

Caitlin Clark (holding the basketball) broke the NCAA women’s basketball record for career points, on Feb 15. (Courtesy of CNN Business)

Caitlin Clark: Revolutionary in the world of sports

Carolyn Malman, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

If you told younger me about Caitlin Clark’s impact on women's sports, let alone the world of sports, I would tell you that you were crazy. It’s men’s games that are shown at prime time on TV, celebrities...

LHP Josh Hartle winds up against Fordham. Hartle went 5.2 innings with four strikeouts.

Wake Forest trumps Fordham 9-3 for opening win

Sean Kennedy, Sports Editor February 19, 2024

The road to Omaha starts with a first pitch. It’s rare, though, that such pitch ends up out of the park. Adam Tellier (2-3, 1 RBI) and Wake Forest Baseball made sure that was the case both literally...

Virginia’s Ryan Dunn (13) swats away an attempted basket by Kevin “Boopie” Miller (0). Dunn finished the afternoon with a career-high seven blocks.

MBB lose to Cavaliers in slugfest

Sean Kennedy, Sports Editor February 17, 2024

It was a game of who could outlast the other — and Wake Forest Men’s Basketball came up short on the road, falling to the No. 21 Virginia Cavaliers, 49-47. Forward Efton Reid (10pts, 12reb) became...

Kaia Harrison (2) takes her shot just over the UVA defender’s hands.

Photo Gallery: WBB bested by Virginia, 87-79

Katie Romhilt, Staff Photographer February 14, 2024

Elise Williams (21) takes on the UVA defender in the second half. Williams led the team in points this afternoon, finishing with 26 points.

WBB bested by Virginia, 87-79

Nathan Fisher, Contributing Writer February 14, 2024

Wake Forest (4-20, 0-12) came into the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Arena looking to put a rest to their 11-game losing streak, but was met with a high-scoring 87-79 loss at the hands of the Virginia...

Hunter Sallis surveys the court as Dukes Kyle Filipowski guards him. Sallis finished Monday nights game with 22 points, 4 assists (both team high) and 5 rebounds.

MBB falls out of reach of Blue Devils

Sean Kennedy, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

27 years and counting. Wake Forest (16-8, 8-5) suffered their 25th consecutive loss at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Monday night, falling to the Duke Blue Devils (18-5, 10-3), 77-69. Simply put, the...

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