"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

The mens golf team poses with the trophy.

Men’s golf wins ACC crown

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 27, 2022

For the first time since 1989, the men’s golf ACC crown is coming home to Winston-Salem. After going to extra holes in the final match, senior Alex Fitzpatrick gave Wake Forest the 3-2 win over Georgia...

This past fall, Georgia Ruffolo competed in the Bryan National Collegiate and was the sec- ond-highest finisher on the B Team. She recorded an eight-over score of 224 to finish T26.

Deacon “Sportlight”: Georgia Ruffalo

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor April 21, 2022

After a grueling four days, the women’s golf team has been crowned ACC Tournament champions. The team has a short time to celebrate, however, as the team approaches its next objective, the NCAA Tournament,...

Redshirt junior Michael Turconi celebrates with his teammates at home plate after hitting a walk-off home run in Saturday’s extra-inning victory.

Wake Forest drops series against Clemson

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 19, 2022

Wake Forest’s hopes of achieving an NCAA ranking took a hit this past weekend. The Demon Deacons dropped a home series against Clemson, only winning one of the three matchups. Friday — a 1-0 Clemson...

The Wake Forest womens golf team poses with the ACC Championship trophy.

Women’s golf claims ACC crown

Ian Steffensen , Staff Writer April 19, 2022

In the final round of the 2022 ACC Women’s Golf Championship, the top-seeded Wake Forest women’s golf team faced off against No. 2 Florida State. Despite being down early, the Demon Deacons found their...

Wake Forest track & field and cross country athlete Kenton Bachmann was named
to the Indoor 2021 All-ACC First Team and the Indoor 2021 ACC Academic Team.

Deacon “Sportlight”: Kenton Bachmann

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

 Redshirt junior Kenton Bachmann is preparing for his academic graduation in May by putting everything into his sport and his school work for this last month. The Knoxville, TN native is a crucial part...

The team celebrates a Friday night win over Duke.

Wake Forest sweeps series with Duke

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 12, 2022

 For the first time in their 2022 ACC campaign, Wake Forest baseball was able to finish the job. Following a series in which the Demon Deacons could not close out the third game to sweep their opponents,...

After finishing in second place behind champion Hideki Matsuyama in 2021, Will Zalatoris finished in sixth place of the 2022 Masters.

Demon Deacons compete at the Masters

Ian Steffensen , Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Hello friends, the 86th edition of the Masters was truly a tradition unlike any other. Augusta National welcomed back its patrons, as the atmosphere and roar of the crowd returned to those hallowed grounds.  In...

Dave Clawson and Steve Forbes have contributed to the revitalization of two storied Wake Forest programs.

A Tale of Two ACC Coaches of the Year

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 8, 2022

Wake Forest, in more ways than one, is a school bound to be underestimated. Not because of its academics; the academics have always been good — 28th in the nation good, by the US News and World Report’s...

Midfielder Jacob Schulte in action in the game against Coastal Carolina on April 3. Wake
Forest currently holds a 6-1 record, and Schulte has scored 6 goals total this season.

Deacon Sportlight: Jacob Schulte

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor April 6, 2022

Junior Jacob Schulte is the current co-vice president and co-president-elect of the men’s lacrosse team. Established in 2003, men’s lacrosse at Wake Forest is a part of the SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference,...

Mens tennis will face No. 65 Clemson Friday at home.

Men’s tennis goes 2-0, women’s 0-2 over weekend

Ian Steffensen , Staff Writer April 5, 2022

Wake Forest men’s tennis continued their regular season campaign, facing off against Notre Dame and Louisville this past weekend away from home. The No. 7 Demon Deacons’ utter domination in doubles...

Crawford Wade takes the mound against Boston College.

Baseball goes 2-1 against Boston College

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 5, 2022

 Following a solid mid-week victory against Coastal Carolina, a team that defeated Wake Forest earlier in the season, the Demon Deacons secured a 2-1 series win over Boston College in Chestnut Hill.  The...

The baseball team begins a three-game
series against Boston College on Friday.

Deacon ‘Sportlight:’ Eric Adler

Christina DeNovio, Sports Editor March 31, 2022

Redshirt sophomore Eric Adler already has an impressive resumé and a bright future ahead of him. The Rockledge, Florida native was rated as a top-500 prospect by Perfect Game. In his senior year of high...

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