The comeback that would have been

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Football, Sports | 0 comments

It was close. But close does not count in the win column. In what was a near comeback, Wake Forest (2-6, 0-4 ACC) lost to Boston College (5-3, 2-2 ACC) 23-17 on Oct. 25 at BB&T Field.

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Deacs secure first road win of season against UVA

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Men's Soccer, Sports | 0 comments

As the Demon Deacons continue their late season push in the ACC standings, their first road win couldn’t have come at a better time. Freshman Jon Bakero scored the go-ahead goal in the 83rd minute to break a 1-1 deadlock on Friday night as Wake Forest defeated No. 22 Virginia 2-1.

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Deacs draw against Orange on Senior Day

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Sports, Women's Soccer | 0 comments

A shootout, seven-goal thriller that ended 4-3 Deacs on Thursday night, Oct. 23, against Boston College (10-8, 3-6 ACC) did nothing to ease the emotions of the Deacons on Oct. 26 as they battled with Syracuse (5-9-4, 2-6-1 ACC) to a 0-0 draw. It was not just another tie on Sunday, however.

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Spotlight: Cyrus Stewart

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Sports, Spotlight | 0 comments

Just one of two seniors in the men’s golf program, Cyrus Stewart has been a leader on and off the golf course for the Demon Deacons. Stewart and the Deacons have experienced a very successful fall season by winning two team tournaments, and will look to ride the momentum into the spring season when the Deacons head to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, March 1, 2015, for the SMU Querencia Cabo Classic.

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Last week in the ACC: Road teams rule

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The road teams were king in Week 9 of the ACC football season. There were five conference matchups, and four out of five times, the road team came out the winner.

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Press Box: Remember the student in student-athlete

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Press Box, Sports | 0 comments

If we want student-athletes to actually be students, schools have to start treating them as students, not professionals. If a tennis player receives scholarship money based on what order he or she is in the lineup, as they do at Clemson University and many other schools, what does that sound like?

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