Kevin Anderson wins 2015 Winston-Salem Open

Posted by on Aug 30, 2015 in Men's Tennis, Sports | 0 comments

In front of a packed crowd on Aug. 29, world No. 15 Kevin Anderson became the 2015 Winston-Salem Open champion with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over French qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert. This is Anderson’s first title since 2012 in a year in which he has come up short in two other finals in Memphis, Tenn., and Queen’s Club in London just before The Championships, Wimbledon earlier this summer.

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Will the Deacs improve in 2015?

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in College Football, Featured, Sports | 0 comments

It’s been a long but promising offseason for the Demon Deacons. Cornerback Kevin Johnston was drafted 16th overall to the Houston Texans in the 2015 NFL Draft, and coach Clawson and his staff managed to sign the highest ranked recruiting class in program history for the high school class of 2015. Take a look at this brief analysis of the season’s first six games this fall, breaking down the Deacs’ chances of winning and highlighting ways they can improve from last season.

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Former Deacs play at Wyndham

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Men's Golf, Sports | 0 comments

The Wyndham Championship concluded at Sedgefield Country Club of Greensboro on Sunday, Aug. 23 as Davis Love III, a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, shot a final round 64 (-6) to edge the rest of the field and win the last tournament of the 2015 regular tour schedule. Love III was consistent throughout the week, shooting scores of 64, 66, 69 and 64. Love III was not the only player with North Carolina roots.

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Deacs contend for No. 1 recruit

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Men's Basketball, Sports | 0 comments

Wake Forest still lacks a headline men’s basketball recruit that would elevate the 2016 class into one of the best 25 in the nation. Seemingly every fan of the team who follows recruiting at all wants that player to be Harry Giles. The six-foot-nine, 230-pound power forward ranked the No. 1 overall recruit by ESPN. The high school senior and has even been dubbed by some as the “Mayor of Winston-Salem.” Giles has set an official visit with Wake Forest on Sept. 19, and his four other official visits (North Carolina, Kansas, Kentucky and Duke) are all scheduled before this year’s early signing period, which begins on Nov. 11.

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Spotlight: Dylan Intemann

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Football, Sports, Spotlight | 0 comments

As the only senior starter on the offensive side of the ball, team captain and guard Dylan Intemann has taken a leadership role among his peers on the Wake Forest football team. The North Carolina native is the most experienced player on the squad with 28 career and consecutive starts, and he’ll continue to be a mainstay on the offensive line this year, the second under head coach Dave Clawson. Intemann, a communications major and member of the ACC Honor Roll, will be looking to lead Wake Forest to his first winning season of college football in his final year of academic eligibility.

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Women’s Soccer: Wake starts hot

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Sports, Women's Soccer | 0 comments

The Wake Forest women’s soccer team began their season on a high note on Sunday, Aug. 23 with a 4-0 victory over the Bulldogs of the University of Georgia at Spry Stadium. The high-scoring affair had eight Demon Deacons register a goal or an assist throughout the match, the first time such a stat line had been recorded by Wake Forest since 2005. The Deacs only played one preseason exhibition, against Ohio State on Aug. 15.

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