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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"

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Wake Forest RHP Chase Burns (29) winds up at the mound for a pitch against Dayton on Feb. 24. Burns pitched 12 strikeouts against Louisville on Friday.

Offense fires, Burns scorches as Wake Forest wins first ACC series of the season

Andrew Braun, Sports Editor March 25, 2024

No. 12 Wake Forest baseball was elite through all phases of their play this weekend.  Dominating on offense with a 16-run blowout on Thursday followed up by a 12-strikeout firestorm on Friday, the...

Wake Forest’s Tate Ballestero (0) and Jake Reinisch (31) congratulate each other at home plate.

Baseball shuts out Elon in 9-0 pitching masterclass

Nathan Fisher, Contributing Writer March 4, 2024

Wake Forest Baseball (10-1) secured their seventh win in a row at the Couch against the Elon Phoenix (4-7), coming off of a close game against Binghamton on March 2. Wake Forest’s starting pitcher was...

Seaver King (5) reaches base and celebrates towards the Wake Forest dugout. (Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics)

Deacons bury Dayton at home in weekend opener, 14-2

Andrew Braun, Sports Editor February 29, 2024

Wake Forest Men’s Baseball Head Coach Tom Walter said he found value in his No. 1-ranked team’s takedown to UNC Greensboro earlier this week.  “I’m never glad we lose, but if we had come back...

Starting pitcher Chase Burns (29) started his Demon Deacon career on fire, fanning 10 batters en route to a dominant first appearance.
(Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics)

Demon Deacons nearly shut out Illinois behind Burns’ debut

Andrew Braun, Sports Editor February 20, 2024

No. 1 Wake Forest continued to start its season with a showcase of heaping talent at the mound, defeating Illinois 5-2 on Saturday.  The Demon Deacons nearly completed a shutout behind junior starting...

LHP Josh Hartle winds up against Fordham. Hartle went 5.2 innings with four strikeouts.

Wake Forest trumps Fordham 9-3 for opening win

Sean Kennedy, Sports Editor February 19, 2024

The road to Omaha starts with a first pitch. It’s rare, though, that such pitch ends up out of the park. Adam Tellier (2-3, 1 RBI) and Wake Forest Baseball made sure that was the case both literally...

With so many new names and several familiar faces, we have the names you should know and keep an eye on.

Baseball looks to fulfill high expectations

Sean Kennedy, Sports Editor February 10, 2024

Team 110 has a message: Make them feel you … again. Five Preseason All-Americans. One Preseason Player of the Year. A unanimous preseason No. 1 selection amongst five different outlets. Name any measure...

Rhett Lowder was the Demon Deacons highest pick in the draft, going to the Cincinnati Reds in the first round.

Demon Deacons find success in the MLB Draft

Avikar Khakh and Sean Kennedy July 23, 2023

Entry drafts in professional sports are where an athlete's dreams of playing in the major leagues can become a reality. As the 2023 MLB draft recently wrapped up, Wake Forest achieved a school record of...

Recent news out of the transfer portal brings more clarity about who will be taking the field for the home team at the David F. Couch Ballpark next spring (Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics).

Baseball transfer portal sees big names coming and going

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor July 23, 2023

The 2023 baseball season, as magical and joyous and uniting as it was, is over. While many players, students and fans hope that the trip to Omaha can be recreated next season, the 2024 team attempting...

The 2023 Wake Forest baseball team went the furthest of any Wake Forest team since 1955.

Baseball’s season ends in heartbreak loss to LSU

Avikar Khakh, Staff Writer June 30, 2023

Win or go home — that was the situation that Wake Forest and LSU faced as they battled each other for the third time in Omaha, which would soon become known as one of the greatest baseball games in college...

Wake Forests bats fell quiet after the top of the second, scoring no additional runs.

Baseball falls to LSU, setting up Thursday rematch

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor June 22, 2023

Eduardo Perez may have slipped when he said that “hindsight is 50/50” on the Wake Forest-LSU broadcast Wednesday night, but manager Tom Walter couldn’t agree more. After an uncharacteristic wild...

Camden Minacci (No. 14) was drafted in the sixth round by the Los Angeles Angels.

Baseball roars past Tigers to Bracket 2 Finals

Avikar Khakh, Staff Writer June 21, 2023

No. 1-ranked Wake Forest and No. 5-ranked LSU met in the second game of the College World Series — an opportunity for both teams to place themselves in a strong position to advance one step closer to...

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