"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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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

Wake Forest LHP Josh Hartle (23) pitched a season-high eight strikeouts against Boston College on Saturday.

No. 12 Demon Deacons best Boston College for weekend series

Andrew Braun, Sports Editor April 18, 2024

What’s the best way to let the college baseball world know you’ve returned to relevance? Easy: run-rule your opponent in the Friday opener.  As if sweeping ranked Virginia Tech last weekend and...

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons had a massive weekend on offense behind first baseman Nick Kurtz’s record hitting weekend on the road against No. 11 Virginia Tech. (Photo courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics)

No. 21 Wake Forest sweeps No. 11 Virginia Tech behind record weekend for Kurtz, Burns

Andrew Braun, Sports Editor April 9, 2024

Heading into the final game of their weekend series against No. 11 Virginia Tech on Sunday, No. 21 Wake Forest Baseball had already made history.  The Demon Deacons had secured the series on Saturday,...

Nick Kurtz (8) had a pair of home runs on Sunday, ending a slump at the plate. However, the two home runs were not enough to surpass North Carolina, with the series ending in a Tar Heel sweep. (Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics)

No. 10 Tar Heels sweep No. 21 Wake Forest in top-25 ACC clash

Andrew Braun, Sports Editor April 2, 2024

Wake Forest’s offensive efforts continue to be erased by late struggles at the mound.  The No. 21 Demon Deacons (17-10, 4-8) were swept by No. 10 North Carolina (25-4, 10-2) this weekend, as Wake...

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...

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