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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 . . ]

What to watch for this week in the Atlantic Coast Conference

The Atlantic Division race remains the same.  Florida State still has the inside track to the division championship with Clemson keeping up both in the standings and in the polls.  Miami’s 30-12 home win over Virginia Tech last week moved them a top a wild and crazy Coastal Division where four teams remain in contention for the [ . . read more . . ]