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How the Baptists became known as Demon Deacons

As a Baptist College in North Carolina, Wake Forest athletic teams were originally known as the “Baptists” or “The Old Gold and Black”, and they sported a tiger for a mascot.   However, during the 1923 season, the editor of the school newspaper created the alliteration “Demon Deacons” to describe how [ . . read more . . ]