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Wake Forest stumbles in 48-27 loss to Clemson

Wake Forest stumbles in 48-27 loss to Clemson

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor November 23, 2021

For the third week in a row, students rushed the field at the conclusion of a Wake Forest football game. The problem for the Demon Deacons — they weren’t at Truist Field, as they were the week prior....

The student section, with 4,584 in attendance, was the largest in program history. When the clock hit zero, the students rushed the field.

Wake Forest prevails over NC State

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

With 10 seconds remaining on the ticking clock, students began counting down the numbers. When the scoreboard hit zero, the chanting turned to cheers, and for the first time in years, students rushed the...

Redshirt senior Hulda Arnarsdottir (No. 88) was one of the goal-scorers on Sunday.  Sofia Rossi and Shayla Smart also scored one goal each.

Women’s soccer opens tournament with 3-0 win

Delaney McSweeney, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

On Nov. 14, the Wake Forest women’s soccer team took to Spry Field to face off against Harvard in the first round of the NCAA College Cup Tournament. The Demon Deacons, with a 3-0 victory, secured their...

LaRavia recorded six steals against Western Carolina.

Women’s basketball begins season 3-0

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

After women’s basketball reached their first NCAA Tournament since 1988 — their second appearance in program history — Wake Forest Head Coach Jen Hoover stated that the expectation for the upcoming...

The mens basketball team, in their second year under Steve Forbes, looks to continue to build off of a promising start.

Men’s basketball wins twice at home

Christian Odjakjian, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The Wake Forest men’s basketball team started the season strong with wins over non-conference opponents William & Mary and  Western Carolina. On Nov. 10, Wake Forest took down the William &...

Sofia Rossi has played in 21 games this season and has totaled 1,539 minutes so far.

Deacon Spotlight: Sofia Rossi

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

Redshirt senior Sofia Rossi has repeatedly proven she’s a crucial piece of the Wake Forest women’s soccer team this season. The Akron, Ohio native was rated as the No. 107 recruit in the nation by...

After missing the 2018 World Cup, the USA looks ahead to 2022.

USA defeats Mexico in qualifying match

Charles Horn, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

It was a moment to savor for U.S. soccer, as goals from Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie helped the men’s team beat Mexico 2-0 in a vital World Cup qualifier. It was their third straight win in...

Despite the loss, Hartman had a career day, combining for seven touchdowns.

UNC deals Wake Forest bitter defeat

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

Nearly a year ago to date, Wake Forest traveled to Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill. With six and a half minutes remaining in the third quarter of that game, the Demon Deacons held a 21-point lead; but the...

At 8-1, Sam Hartman won’t stop working

At 8-1, Sam Hartman won’t stop working

Will Zimmerman, Online Managing Editor November 11, 2021

To defeat the Tar Heels in front of their home crowd at Kenan Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman knew there was little room for error. If the Demon Deacons wanted to roll...

Graduate forward Jenna Menta dribbles down the field with the ball. She scored Wake Forest’s sole goal of the game in the 31st minute.

Florida State tops Wake Forest 1-0 in semifinals

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

A stellar season for the Wake Forest women’s soccer team ended in heartbreak. On Nov. 5, the No. 25 Demon Deacons (15-5) fell to No. 2 Florida State (15-1-2) in overtime. The teams kicked off the ACC...

The men’s soccer team will find out if they have a chance at the NCAA crown during the selection show on Nov. 15 at 1 p.m.

Men’s soccer falls to Duke in quarterfinals

Charles Horn, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

With mere seconds left on the clock, the entirety of the Wake Forest men’s soccer powered forward in a last-ditch equalizing effort. Yet, rather than play the ball into the box, the Deacs chose to play...

The one-goal loss marks the end of the season for the Demon Deacons.

Field hockey ends season with tough loss

Jake Stuart, Assistant Sports Editor November 11, 2021

There’s something about the Tar Heel blue and white against the Demon Deacon gold and black. It’s a rivalry that spans countless sports, one that has been fought for ages. This doesn’t change when...

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