"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

One adjustment football players needed to make was practicing in masks. Collage: Jacobi Gilbert

Looking back on football’s pandemic season

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor March 16, 2023

A tease of Wake Forest football is just around the corner. The spring game on April 15 will bring the Demon Deacons back to the gridiron for the first time since the end of the 2022 season. This week,...

From right to left, Grant van Beveren, Daivien Williamson and Tyree Appleby pose before their final home game as Demon Deacons.

Thank you, seniors

Sean Kennedy, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2023

DAIVIEN WILLIAMSON Daivien Williamson has been the true embodiment of one of Steve Forbes’ team mottos, “Gritty, Grimey, Tough, Together.” Williamson has been through thick and thin with Forbes...

Davien Williamson makes a game-winning shot for Wake Forest against Syracuse.

Men’s basketball wins an ACC Tournament game, but season ends in Greensboro

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor March 14, 2023

The Demon Deacons (19-14, 10-10) earned their first ACC Tournament win since 2017 with a 77-74 victory versus Syracuse (17-15, 10-10) this past Wednesday but couldn’t stack wins in the quarterfinal match...

Jewel Spear takes a shot during an ACC Tournament game against Louisville.

Women’s basketball goes 2-1 in ACC Tournament

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor March 13, 2023

There is truly nothing like basketball in March. Teams can turn around a bad season, get hot at the right time and make a run for the ages. Wake Forest women’s basketball looks to be following this trend...

Graduate transfer Tyree Appleby, one of Wake Forests senior night honorees, puts up a jump shot.

Eagles prey on men’s basketball senior night

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Tuesday night’s contest displayed why teams honor their seniors before their last home game commences. After celebrating senior Grant van Beveren and graduates Tyree Appleby and Daivien Williamson’s...

The baseball team celebrates its 18-2 victory against Mount St. Marys on Friday afternoon.

Baseball sweeps doubleheader on way to 4-0 weekend

Sean Kennedy, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2023

Superb pitching, a dominant offense and even a few great plays on the defensive end all meshed for an excellent slate of games which saw them defeat their opponents by a 24-2 margin over both Friday games. The...

Womens tennis finds success in doubles matches during the Blue Gray Tournament.

Women’s tennis wins Blue Gray Tournament

Christina Denovio, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

After a dominant weekend performance, the Wake Forest women’s tennis team has shown strength against three out-of-conference teams.  At the 75th annual Blue Gray National Tennis Classic in Montgomery,...

Kaia Harrison shoots into traffic against Boston College.

Women’s basketball drops its fourth and fifth straight

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor February 27, 2023

Wake Forest women’s basketball closed out the regular season by facing off against ACC foes No. 23 Florida State and Boston College at home. The Demon Deacons nearly grabbed their first-ranked win of...

Cam Hildreth shoots a layup.

Men’s basketball goes 1-1 in critical homestand

Sean Kennedy & Aaron Nataline, Assistant Sports Editor & Sports Editor February 27, 2023

Damari Monsanto is helped off the field after sustaining an injury.

Damari Monsanto will have season-ending surgery

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor February 24, 2023

Wake Forest’s men’s basketball has provided an unfortunate update on redshirt junior Damari Monsanto’s injury. “Damari Monsanto will have season-ending knee surgery to repair his torn left patella...

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