More top performances for track and field at Spec Towns Invitational

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Sports, Track | 0 comments

Wake Forest track and field team had another top performance was given April 8 through April 11 at the Spec Towns Invitational.

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Q&A with Danny Manning: Build your base first

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Featured, Men's Basketball, Sports | 0 comments

Despite Wake Forest losing its last three games in the 2014-2015 season, there is reason for optimism in 2015. Recently, the Old Gold & Black talked with head men’s basketball coach Danny Manning about the team’s problems in the 2014-2015 season, what Wake Forest needs to improve upon and the incoming freshmen for the 2015-2016 season.

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Wake fans catch a glimpse of new and improved Deacons at the 2015 Spring Game

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in College Football, Featured, Sports | 0 comments

Wake Forest held its annual spring football game on Saturday, April 11 at BB&T Field, playing in front of a crowd of 4,553. The 75-degree, cloudless weather resembled that of a September Saturday afternoon, and the sounds of the marching band and hard-hitting tackles only added to the ambiance of the event. The game began in familiar fashion for the Deacs — a quarterback sack, a three and out and a punt — a sequence that reminds fans of an offense that was truly offensive last fall.

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Men’s tennis jumps up to fourth place in ACC standings

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Men's Tennis, Sports | 0 comments

It was a good weekend to be a part of Wake Forest men’s tennis. The team grabbed three more wins, including one against in-state rival No. 16 UNC, improved to 18-6 overall, 7-3 in conference play and moved up a spot in the ITA rankings to No. 12. Besides UNC, the team notched two victories against conference rival Miami and The Citadel on April 10 and 12 respectively.

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Youth take over golf at Masters

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Men's Golf, Sports | 0 comments

When 21-year-old Jordan Spieth was a teenager, he told people he wanted to win the Masters Tournament. Now, it is a dream come true for the Texas native, who not only won the tournament, but blew the competition away, tying Tiger Woods’ 18-under par record for the tournament, making his Masters performance one of the best ever in the history of the event.

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Conference wins carry women’s tennis

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Sports, Women's Tennis | 0 comments

With two victories over conference rivals Syracuse and N.C. State this past weekend, the Wake Forest women’s tennis team is riding high into a crucial final match of the season against Duke that could determine their fate regarding postseason play. On Saturday, Wake Forest ran into a Syracuse team that would give the Deacs all they could handle. The Deacs lost the doubles point, something that has plagued them the entire season and been a precursor of sorts, often foreshadowing a loss.

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