"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 Demon Deacons celebrate at midfield after winning the Gasparilla Bowl.

Gritty defense, Hartman history lifts Wake Forest to Gasparilla Bowl win

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor December 26, 2022

Gritty defense, Hartman history lifts Wake Forest to second straight bowl winThe ball was on the 9-yard line, right in front of the Spirit of the Old Gold & Black and the Wake Forest crowd. The snap...

Wake Forests defensive line tries to break through to the Duke quarterback.

Blue Devils take the Demon Deacons to the darkest depths

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor November 29, 2022

In its final football game of the regular season, Wake Forest came up short when it mattered in a 34-31 loss to Duke. Despite three touchdown passes from QB Sam Hartman — tying the ACC record for career...

Christian Turner (No. 0 in black) comes up just short of the end zone.

History repeats, Tar Heels blank Demon Deacons in fourth quarter

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor November 14, 2022

The entire stadium waited about 30 seconds for the signal from the referee on the results of a 3rd & 1 play with just over a minute on the game clock. A first down would secure a UNC victory, a stop...

An NC State defender takes down Jahmal Banks (in white) just short of the end zone. Wake Forest did not score on this possession.

Interceptions, turnovers cost Wake Forest at NC State

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor November 6, 2022

Formerly No. 21 Wake Forest lost its second straight road game – a 30-21 defeat against NC State — on Saturday night. The Demon Deacons fell apart when it mattered. With the loss and Clemson’s loss...

Sam Hartman (No. 10 in white) is sacked by the Louisville defense.

Third-quarter collapse sends Louisville over Demon Deacons

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor October 31, 2022

“That was a thorough ass-kicking.” That was what head coach Dave Clawson had to say after the No. 10 Demon Deacons, now 2-2 in ACC play, fell to the Louisville Cardinals 48-21.  On Halloween...

Sam Hartmans 313 passing yards lead the Demon Deacons to a 43-15 win over Boston College.

Demon Deacons earn second ACC victory against Boston College

Sean Kennedy, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

In the postgame press conference, you could tell that Dave Clawson was flustered. Was it because his team lost? No, the Demon Deacons beat Boston College 43-15. Was it because he lost key players in...

After watching their team topple the Crimson Tide, Tenenssee fans stormed the field.
Oh, and they ripped out the goalpost for a solid crowd-surf through Knoxville.

CFB week 7 excites

Sean Kennedy, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

Wake Forest had an off week, but exciting college football never sleeps. This past weekend, the college football landscape saw a historic slate of individual and team performances that included upsets...

Members of the Wake Forest defense point to the Wake Forest end zone after a fumble recovery.

Defense shines as Wake Forest takes down Army 45-10 at home

Sean Kennedy, Contributing Writer October 13, 2022

This past Saturday, Wake Forest’s defense was on a mission — do not play this game against Army like last year’s game. It’s hard not to see why. On a brisk fall afternoon in West Point last...

Kentuckys loss to Ole Miss was one of many ranked losses.

A wild week in college football leads to AP Poll shakeups

Dylan Tynes, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

As the year moves into October, the college football season finally settles into its routine of high-stakes conference matchups in which every week matters. Naturally, the first day of the month brought...

KeShawn Williams (No. 13 in white) prepares to explode off of the line as the Wake Forest offense takes flight.

Demon Deacons bounce back in ACC play

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor October 6, 2022

Wake Forest bounced back from a heartbreaking loss to Clemson with a statement win against Florida State in Tallahassee. After falling behind 7-0 after the game’s first drive, the Demon...

Sam Hartman (No. 10 in black) had a career day, but the Demon Deacons fell just short against the Clemson Tigers.

Demon Deacons can’t claw back against Clemson

Cooper Sullivan, Multimedia Managing Editor September 29, 2022

After the 51-45 loss in double overtime to No. 5 ranked Clemson, an exhausted Sam Hartman sat down in a chair in the corner of the press room. The thin black plastic chair was tasked with holding up a...

Wake Forests defense came up huge in Saturdays victory.

Records break, Wake Forest doesn’t versus Liberty

Ian Steffensen, Sports Editor September 20, 2022

Wake Forest got the job done against Liberty, but it was not pretty. The Demon Deacon defense made a game-saving stop on a last-minute, two-point conversion attempt.  It was a night of milestones though...

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