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

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Head Coach Dave Clawson speaks passionately with one of the referees.

Turnovers sting as football falls to the Yellow Jackets

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor September 25, 2023

Wake Forest football Head Coach Dave Clawson was not happy on Saturday night.  If a 17-point halftime deficit for the second-straight week and a two-score, 30-16 loss to Georgia Tech weren’t reason...

Caiya Hanks (9), Emily Murphy (35), Abbie Colton (33) and Kristin Johnson (7) react to Emily Morris’s disallowed goal in the 82nd minute.

Controversial calls overshadow women’s soccer match

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor September 22, 2023

During the last ten minutes of Thursday’s conference match against NC State, Wake Forest had every reason to give up.  Even with consistent pressure on the Wolfpack defense, the Demon Deacons could...

The volleyball team, and the crowd, celebrates after winning a point (Courtesy of WFU Athletics).

Wake Forest volleyball’s growing recognition spells hope for success

Lucy Roberts and Essex Thayer September 21, 2023

If you had stumbled into Reynolds Gymnasium a few years ago for a women’s volleyball game, you would have seen a few spectators scattered across the stands. This year, if you walked in a few minutes...

Then-Wake Forest QB John Wofford celebrates with his team when the Demon Deacons and Georgia Tech last met in 2017.

Do the Yellow Jackets have any sting?

Julien Cheek, Contributing Writer September 21, 2023

Opponent at a Glance Coaching Staff The Yellow Jackets are currently 1-2, with a 39-34 defeat at home to Louisville and last week’s 48-23 loss at No. 15 University of Mississippi. They have a win...

Senior Jahlane Forbes extends to steal the ball from Liberty.

Men’s soccer extinguishes the Flames

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor September 20, 2023

A physical match between the No. 14 Demon Deacons (4-1-3, 0-1-1 ACC) and the Liberty Flames (5-2, 0-0) on Tuesday night at Spry Stadium resulted in a 3-1 victory for the home squad. With Wake Forest players...

Sophomore Cooper Flax attempts a shot on the goal.

PHOTOS: Men’s soccer defeats Liberty

Isabella Parolini, Staff Photographer September 20, 2023

Jao Ituka takes the ball into the paint against Appalachian State on Dec. 14, 2022.

Ituka to miss 4-6 months with injury

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor September 19, 2023

Wake Forest point guard Jao Ituka will miss the beginning of the 2023-24 men’s basketball season with a knee injury, Head Coach Steve Forbes announced on Friday, Sept. 15.  Ituka will be out 4-6...

Sidney Paris (22) defends a Syracuse player during Saturday’s match. Paris scored Wake Forest’s only goal on a penalty kick in the 74th minute.

Men’s soccer and Syracuse battle to a thrilling draw

Syed Mohammad Abdullah, Contributing Writer September 18, 2023

In a highly anticipated, Saturday night showdown that had fans on the edge of their seats, Wake Forest and Syracuse University played to an exhilarating draw. The crowd at Spry Stadium got to witness moments...

Taylor Morin reels in one of two touchdowns of the day. Morin finished the game with six receptions for 112 yards and two scores (Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics).

Football avoids trainwreck, conducts comeback against Old Dominion

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor September 18, 2023

Heading into the half with a three-possession lead over Wake Forest, it looked like Old Dominion would once again play spoiler to an ACC team.  The quick-tempo ODU offense had more than double the...

Senior defender Garrison Tubbs fights for positioning with a Gardner-Webb player on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

No. 20 men’s soccer blanks Gardner-Webb

Andrew Braun, Contributing Writer September 18, 2023

After a disappointing loss to the University of Pittsburgh last Saturday, No. 20-ranked Wake Forest returned to their home field in full form on Tuesday night, shutting out a previously unbeaten Gardner-Webb...

Sam Hartman talks on the phone to offensive coordinator Warren Ruggerio during the Nov. 5, 2022 game against NC State. Hartman was 29-of-48 for 397 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions during the 30-21 loss.

The cost of the college football spotlight

Christina DeNovio, Senior Writer September 15, 2023

The path to success is anything but simple. At least, that was the case for Notre Dame starting quarterback Sam Hartman. Hartman, who spent the last five years at Wake Forest, many of them as QB1, announced...

Wake Forest takes on Old Dominion in September 2021. In that matchup, the Demon Deacons defeated the Monarchs 42-10.

How easy will it be for football to topple the Monarchs?

Julien Cheek, Contributing Writer September 14, 2023

Yes, reader, your Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Norfolk, Va., this Saturday to take on the Old Dominion Monarchs at S.B. Ballard Stadium at noon. The Demon Deacons look to continue their momentum...

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