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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

Brad Lambert is returning to Winston-Salem to run the Demon Deacon defense.

Wake Forest hires Brad Lambert as new defensive coordinator

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor January 6, 2022

Following a 19-day search after Wake Forest’s Defensive Coordinator Lyle Hemphill’s departure to Duke, Wake Forest has finally found their answer for who will lead the defense in the future —...

The Demon Deacons celebrate their second 11-3 season in program history after defeating Rutgers in the Gator Bowl.

Wake Forest defeats Rutgers in Gator Bowl

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor January 1, 2022

After a devastating loss to Pittsburgh in the ACC Championship, there was one silver lining remaining for Wake Forest — an opportunity to end their season on a high note with a win in a premier bowl...

Wake Forest finds new bowl opponent in Rutgers

Wake Forest finds new bowl opponent in Rutgers

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor December 23, 2021
As of 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, Rutgers had officially accepted the invitation from the Gator Bowl
Wake Forest falls to Pittsburgh in ACC Championship

Wake Forest falls to Pittsburgh in ACC Championship

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor December 13, 2021

Nearly a year ago, Wake Forest arrived in Charlotte to take on Wisconsin in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl. Against the Badgers, the offense started strong, opening to a 14-point lead. Then, quarterback Sam Hartman...

Previewing the ACC Championship against Pitt

Previewing the ACC Championship against Pitt

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor December 2, 2021

With their win against Boston College on Saturday, Wake Forest is set to return to their first ACC Championship since 2006. With that in mind, it’s now time to turn our attention to the Demon Deacons’...

Wake Forest wins ACC Atlantic crown

Wake Forest wins ACC Atlantic crown

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor December 2, 2021

On Friday, Wake Forest fans rejoiced at the announcement of Head Coach Dave Clawson’s contract extension, which will see him stay in Winston-Salem well into the future. The next day, Clawson and the...

CFB Rivalry Week features wild finishes

CFB Rivalry Week features wild finishes

Dylan Tynes, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

In the world of college football, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is one of the most important days of the year. It is the culmination of Rivalry Week, during which many of the most storied and hotly-contested...

Wake Forest stumbles in 48-27 loss to Clemson

Wake Forest stumbles in 48-27 loss to Clemson

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor November 23, 2021

For the third week in a row, students rushed the field at the conclusion of a Wake Forest football game. The problem for the Demon Deacons — they weren’t at Truist Field, as they were the week prior....

The student section, with 4,584 in attendance, was the largest in program history. When the clock hit zero, the students rushed the field.

Wake Forest prevails over NC State

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

With 10 seconds remaining on the ticking clock, students began counting down the numbers. When the scoreboard hit zero, the chanting turned to cheers, and for the first time in years, students rushed the...

Despite the loss, Hartman had a career day, combining for seven touchdowns.

UNC deals Wake Forest bitter defeat

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

Nearly a year ago to date, Wake Forest traveled to Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill. With six and a half minutes remaining in the third quarter of that game, the Demon Deacons held a 21-point lead; but the...

At 8-1, Sam Hartman won’t stop working

At 8-1, Sam Hartman won’t stop working

Will Zimmerman, Online Managing Editor November 11, 2021

To defeat the Tar Heels in front of their home crowd at Kenan Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman knew there was little room for error. If the Demon Deacons wanted to roll...

Several top teams fall in Week 10 of CFB

Several top teams fall in Week 10 of CFB

Ian Steffensen, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

Week 10 of the college football season was not without its fair share of drama and heartbreak. While I am pretty sure all of us are still trying to emotionally come to terms with Wake Forest’s loss to...

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