"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 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...

Wake Forest celebrates a Nick Kurtz grand slam in Fridays game against Youngstown State.

Baseball goes 4-0 in its opening homestand

Sean Kennedy & Aine Pierre, Sports Editor & Online Managing Editor February 21, 2023

Wake Forest opened its season this weekend with a four-game slate — two each against the Youngstown State (YSU) Penguins and the Illinois Fighting Illini. The Demon Deacons won all four of their games,...

Sophomore Rhett Lowder winds up to pitch during a game. Lowder received preseason All American honors by Baseball America.

All eyes on Omaha as WFU baseball kicks off this weekend

Sean Kennedy, Assistant Sports Editor February 14, 2023

Ahead of the Demon Deacons’ first weekend of games at David F. Couch Ballpark, enormous expectations fill the air around a squad that features a top-rate pitching staff and a highly touted lineup that...

Wake Forest falls to Maryland, is eliminated from the NCAA Tournament

Wake Forest falls to Maryland, is eliminated from the NCAA Tournament

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor June 5, 2022

Midway through the elimination game between Maryland and Wake Forest, Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium was still humming with noise, but it was not the sound of jubilation. The home fans in College Park...

Starting pitcher Josh Hartle went seven innings, giving up a run and three hits, to grab the win in Saturdays contest.

Wake Forest stays alive with win against Long Island

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor June 4, 2022

Behind two explosive four-run innings and a strong start by freshman starting pitcher Josh Hartle, Wake Forest earned the right to play another day, defeating Long Island 10-4 to keep its hopes of advancing...

Graduate student Gabe Golob comes into the game after starter Rhett Lowder gives up five runs.

Wake Forest stumbles in opening game against UConn

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor June 3, 2022

On Friday, Wake Forest baseball fell to Connecticut 8-7 after a comeback bid fell short.  When all seemed lost, Wake Forest never quit, but neither did Connecticut. After a four-run eighth inning from...

Wake Forest, which went 1-1 at the ACC Tournament, will compete against Connecticut Friday.

Wake Forest baseball will travel to College Park for NCAA Tournament regional

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor May 30, 2022

For the first time since 2017, Wake Forest baseball will compete in the NCAA Tournament, with hopes of traveling to the College World Series in Omaha for the first time since 1955, when the Demon Deacons...

Seth Keener, who started the game for the Demon Deacons, received a no-decision in the loss.

Wake Forest falls to NC State, awaits NCAA Tournament decision

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor May 25, 2022

After sweeping NC State last week in a make-or-break series, Wake Forest fell to the Wolfpack in their first game of the ACC Tournament on Tuesday, effectively ending their quest for the conference crown.  Due...

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 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,...

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...

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