"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

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

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Sam Hartman (No. 10 in black) had a career day, but the Demon Deacons fell just short against the Clemson Tigers.

Demon Deacons can’t claw back against Clemson

Cooper Sullivan, Multimedia Managing Editor September 29, 2022

After the 51-45 loss in double overtime to No. 5 ranked Clemson, an exhausted Sam Hartman sat down in a chair in the corner of the press room. The thin black plastic chair was tasked with holding up a...

The mens soccer team greets the crowd at Spry Stadium after a 6-1 victory over George Mason.

No. 1 men’s soccer improves to 9-0

Matthew Kulynych, Contributing Writer September 27, 2022

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons thoroughly justified their place atop the United Soccer Coaches Poll rankings by collecting a pair of 6-1 wins at home to George Mason and away at No. 10 Clemson. Wake Forest...

Midfielder Lyndon Wood waves at the crowd during an away game.

The push for destigmatization of mental health support for athletes

Addison Berry, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

As the concern for NCAA athlete mental health issues sparks conversation across the nation, the Wake Forest Sports’ Psychology department and athletes reflect on new mental health-related initiatives...

The Wake Forest Mens Soccer Team high-five the Spry crowd after a home victory. The Demon Deacons have been ranked top five nationally in attendance each year since 2015

Demon Deacons sit atop national rankings

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

The Demon Deacons collected another pair of wins this past weekend to go along with the United Soccer Coaches Poll ranking Wake Forest at No. 1. In other words, the team dominated the competition...

Wake Forests defense came up huge in Saturdays victory.

Records break, Wake Forest doesn’t versus Liberty

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor September 20, 2022

Wake Forest got the job done against Liberty, but it was not pretty. The Demon Deacon defense made a game-saving stop on a last-minute, two-point conversion attempt.  It was a night of milestones though...

The mens soccer team is now ranked No. 4 in the nation.

Men’s soccer, now No. 4 in the nation, is dominating the field

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor September 14, 2022

The men’s soccer team is now ranked No. 4 in the nation, and the Demon Deacons’ last two matches showed why they deserve to be so close to the top. . Men’s soccer secured two impressive wins to bring...

Wake Forests partnership with The Brandr Group reflects the changing NIL landscape in college athletics.

Wake Forest athletics partners with The Brandr Group

Sean Kennedy, Contributing Writer September 13, 2022

The Wake Forest Athletics Department announced a new group licensing partnership on Sept. 6, which will benefit both fans and student-athletes alike as the era of name, image and likeness (NIL) continues...

A photograph of a tennis player putting up a heart

As Serena Williams retires, many reflect on her legacy

Liv Jennings, Contributing Writer September 13, 2022

Serena Williams announced her retirement through her “Vogue” cover story that was released this summer on Aug. 9. “I have never liked the word retirement,” she explained in the article, “Maybe...

A photograph of a pass

Hartman returns, Demon Deacons find tempo in the Music City

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor September 12, 2022

Wake Forest took care of business on the road Saturday with a dominant 45-25 win over Vanderbilt and is now ranked No. 19 in the AP Poll. The return of redshirt junior Sam Hartman was the storyline...

A photograph of a football player receiving a trophy

Tracking Demon Deacons in the NFL

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor September 8, 2022

With the return of college football season, there is an inescapable current of excitement in seeing the Demon Deacons take the field this year. The crackling energy surrounding the new season is...

A photo of a football lineup near Wake Forests endzone

Griffis shines as Wake Forest sails past VMI

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor September 2, 2022

The energy returned to Truist Field when Wake Forest football kicked off their season with a 44-10 victory against VMI on Thursday night. Wake Forest also set a record for student attendance for an opening...

A photograph of Wake Forest players hugging in front of the net

Women’s soccer notches three wins and a draw

Ian Steffensen , Sports Editor August 31, 2022

Wake Forest women’s soccer has started the season strong, winning three out of its first four matches. The Demon Deacons are unbeaten and will be looking to continue their invincible run.  The Demon...

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