Noah Rubin falls in national title match

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Men's Tennis, Sports | 0 comments

Three weeks ago, first year students at Wake Forest University began packing up their dorm rooms to return home for the summer. But one freshman in particular, Noah Rubin, earned the opportunity to extend his first year by a few weeks, claiming five NCAA Tournament victories, a Wake Forest record.

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Q&A: Volleyball head coach on allegations made in HBO’s Real Sports with Gumbel

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in Featured, Sports, Volleyball | 2 comments

Head volleyball coach Ken Murczek answers questions about allegations made against him in HBO’s Real Sports with Gumbel.

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Deacs finish eighth at the 2015 ACC Men’s Golf Championship

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Men's Golf, Sports | 0 comments

Wake Forest had their eyes set on winning their first ACC Championship in men’s golf in decades, unfortunately, April 26 was not their day. That day belonged to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, who edged out the Clemson Tigers in a playoff to win the 2015 ACC Championship April 26.

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Dearica Hamby drafted as No. 6, departing as a legend

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Featured, Sports, Women's Basketball | 0 comments

Although Dearica Hamby was the one drafted No. 6 overall to the San Antonio Stars, Wake Forest may have as much to celebrate as its former star foward. “It got our name [Wake Forest] out there in a way that it has never been out there before,” head coach Jen Hoover said. During and after the draft, recruits were texting Hoover, offering congratulations. Even before the draft, recruits were texting Hamby.

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NBA Three-on-Three: Ex-Deacs would win it all

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Featured, Men's Basketball, Sports | 0 comments

As the NBA begins its postseason, one cannot help but recognize the number of former Demon Deacons contributing in major ways to their teams, leading them to hopeful runs into the 2015 playoffs. Wake Forest is well-represented this postseason, headlined by three All-Stars in Tim Duncan (Spurs), Chris Paul (Clippers) and Jeff Teague (Hawks), in addition to two other role players, Al-Farouq Aminu (Mavericks) and James Johnson (Raptors).

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Baseball team responds well after sweep

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Baseball, Sports | 0 comments

Going into the April 21 battle against Charlotte, Wake Forest ranked No. 15 in the nation in total runs scored. Thanks to freshman starter Paul Kirkpatrick, that potent offense wasn’t needed. The Austin, Texas native tossed six innings of one run ball, leading the Demon Deacons to a 6-1 victory over the 49ers at Hayes Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. Kirkpatrick gave up a single to the first batter he faced, but then retired the side in order in both the second and third innings.

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