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Wake Forest pulls away late from UNC Asheville, 98-79

Nov. 13, 2019 10:56 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Olivier Sarr’s Wake Forest teammates did most of the work against UNC Asheville’s trapping defense Wednesday night. But the 7-footer was perfect when finishing the job in the Demon Deacons’ 98-79 victory over UNC Asheville.  OK, almost perfect. ...

Top Wake receiver Sage Surratt out for season with injury

Nov. 12, 2019 3:00 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest receiver Sage Surratt will miss the rest of the season with an unspecified injury that will require surgery. Coach Dave Clawson disclosed the severity of Surratt's injury Tuesday but did not provide any further details. The redshirt sophomore appeared to injure his...

Wake loses Sunday Okeke for season with torn Achilles tendon

Nov. 12, 2019 2:32 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says forward Sunday Okeke will miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon. Team spokesman Steve Kirkland said Tuesday that Okeke hurt the tendon in his right foot during a victory over Columbia on Sunday and had surgery the following day. Okeke is...

Childress' late shot lifts Wake past Columbia, 65-63

Nov. 10, 2019 4:47 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — For Brandon Childress, the past couple of years at Wake Forest have been marked by a parade of mid-majors that have come in and beat his Demon Deacons. During the first home game of his final season, he wasn't going to let it happen again. Childress hit a jumper with 0.9 seconds...

NC teacher indicted on charge of storing student's gun

Nov. 7, 2019 1:26 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teacher accused of storing a student's gun in her classroom has now been indicted on a related charge. The Winston-Salem Journal reports 25-year-old Sarah Melissa Wilson was indicted Monday on a charge of helping a minor possess a firearm on educational property....

North Carolina teenager indicted in triple shooting

Nov. 5, 2019 8:09 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been indicted on charges he shot and seriously injured three teenagers near a basketball court at a North Carolina mobile home park. Eduardo Ozuna was indicted Monday on three counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. He's accused of...

G Brandon Robinson out with sprained ankle for No. 9 UNC

Nov. 2, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina guard Brandon Robinson is out with a sprained right ankle. Team spokesman Steve Kirschner says Saturday night there is no timetable for Robinson's return, but X-rays show the ankle is not broken. Robinson got hurt when he blocked a fast-break attempt midway through...

Newman returns, helps No. 23 Wake Forest top NC State 44-10

Nov. 2, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The pylon was in sight for Wake Forest's Jamie Newman as he cut through the defense on the way for a score in his return from a shoulder injury. That's when the quarterback extended his arms to each side, ball in his left hand, as he crossed the goal line in a fleeting...

No. 23 Wake Forest, NC State meet with uncertainty at QB

Nov. 1, 2019 10:01 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There's plenty of uncertainty at quarterback for No. 23 Wake Forest and North Carolina State. The Demon Deacons have been waiting for starter Jamie Newman to recover from a shoulder injury and it's unclear whether he'll be ready for Saturday's game in Winston-Salem. As for the visiting...

NC State-Wake Forest matchup tops ACC's Week 10 schedule

Oct. 31, 2019 4:01 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 10: GAME OF THE WEEK North Carolina State at No. 23 Wake Forest. These two instate Atlantic Division rivals who have met every year since 1910 square off in the weekend's only matchup of ACC teams with winning records. The Demon Deacons (6-1, 2-1),...