Young Deacs take on veteran Eagles squad

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Football, Sports | 0 comments

If Wake plays like they did against Syracuse, Boston College should have no problem crashing the Family Weekend party in Winston-Salem on Oct. 25. Wake Forest suffered a 30-7 setback against the Syracuse Orange in front of a sparse home crowd at BB&T Field.

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Defense carries Deacs past No. 10 Hokies

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Sports, Women's Soccer | 0 comments

A fast start was all Wake Forest (4-8-2, 2-4-1 ACC) needed to knock off No. 10 Virginia Tech (12-4-0, 3-4-0 ACC) Oct. 18, as they ended their road stretch of ACC play with a 1-0 win over the Hokies. “[The win] just makes everything a little bit better — how you feel about the team, how we’ve done. Just goes to show you what the team is capable of,” said Head Coach Tony da Luz. “Everybody got a little boost from it.”

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Last week in the ACC: FSU outlasts Irish

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Football, Sports | 0 comments

Week 8 of ACC football put the conference in the national spotlight. ESPN’s College Game Day picked a great game to attend in Tallahassee on Saturday night as No. 2 Florida State barely held off No. 5 Notre Dame 31-27 to extend their win streak to 23 games in dramatic fashion.

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Freshmen basketball players eager to make impact

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Men's Basketball, Sports | 0 comments

“We can win the ACC, and I mean that.” That’s what came to freshman forward Cornelius Hudson’s mind when speaking about the potential for the Demon Deacons this season.

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Thomas and Miller-McIntyre lead Wake Forest

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Men's Basketball, Sports | 1 comment

The billboards worked, the angry letters worked, the chants worked, but most importantly: the 17-51 ACC record didn’t work. After spending four years coaching the men’s basketball team, head coach Jeff Bzdelik was replaced by former NBA all-star Danny Manning last season.

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Wake’s offense stalls without Wolford

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Football, Sports | 0 comments

Both teams stepped onto BB&T Field having lost four straight. Only one though, Wake Forest, left with a five-game losing streak as the Demon Deacons lost 30-7 Oct. 18. “Our offense gave up more touchdowns than our defense,” head coach Dave Clawson said.

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