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No. 14 Florida State women hold off Wake Forest 70-65

Jan. 23, 2020 9:38 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — River Baldwin scored all 12 of her points in the second half to help No. 14 Florida State turn back Wake Forest 70-65 on Thursday night. Nicki Ekhomu scored all 14 of her points and Kiah Gillespie eight of her 14 in the first half when the Seminoles (16-3, 5-3 Atlantic Coast...

Wake Forest center Olivier Sarr (30) dunks in the first half of an ACC college basketball game against Boston College on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Allison Lee Isley/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Childress, Wake Forest beat Boston College 80-62

Jan. 19, 2020 9:46 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — With one of his forwards out of the lineup Sunday, Wake Forest coach Danny Manning doubled down on his big men, and it paid off in the Demon Deacons’ 80-62 victory over Boston College. Brandon Childress scored 20 points and big men Olivier Sarr and Ody Oguama combined for...

Virginia Tech guard Landers Nolley II (2) dribbles into defense from Wake Forest forward Isaiah Mucius (1) during an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Andrew Dye/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Nolley, Radford combine for 42, Hokies top Wake Forest 80-70

Jan. 15, 2020 1:12 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Tyrece Radford is only 6-foot-1, but the redshirt freshman has played like a veteran big man for ACC surprise Virginia Tech. Radford made a huge impact Tuesday night in the Hokies’ 80-70 victory at Wake Forest. Radford’s thunderous left-handed dunk through the hands...

Florida State's Dominik Olejniczak (15) blocks Wake Forest's Brandon Childress (0) shot in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 in Winston-Salem, N.C. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

Vassell, No. 10 Florida State beat Wake Forest 78-68

Jan. 8, 2020 11:08 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Tenth-ranked Florida State keeps winning games and hovering near the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference, even as coach Leonard Hamilton sees an inexperienced team that's still developing together. Devin Vassell scored 17 points and Florida State pulled away in the final 10...

Wright, Wynn suspended for Wake Forest's game at Pittsburgh

Jan. 3, 2020 3:19 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says sophomores Sharone Wright Jr. and Michael Wynn are suspended for Saturday's game at Pittsburgh. The team announced the one-game suspensions Friday, saying they were for “failing to uphold the standards of Wake Forest Basketball.” The school didn't...

Wake Forest's Jamie Newman (12) throws a pass during the first half of the Pinstripe Bowl NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Wake Forest: QB Newman to leave as graduate transfer

Dec. 31, 2019 5:44 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says starting quarterback Jamie Newman plans to play elsewhere next season as a graduate transfer. The school announced Newman’s unexpected move Tuesday, saying the redshirt junior had entered his name into the transfer portal. Newman recently earned his...

Brown scores 25, helps Wake Forest holds off N.C. A&T

Dec. 21, 2019 3:28 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest will enter its two-week holiday break more relieved than merry. Chaundee Brown scored 25 points Saturday afternoon including a key baseline jumper down the stretch as Wake Forest needed a 10-0 game-ending run to pull away late for a 76-64 victory over underdog North...

City workers and police stand outside the Joycelyn V. Johnson Municipal Services Center after reports of gunshots in Winston-Salem, N.C. early Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. Winston- Salem Police are confirming there was a shooting but are not saying at this time if there are any injuries or deaths. (Walt Unks/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Chief: City employee targeted co-worker in deadly shooting

Dec. 20, 2019 7:33 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A deadly shooting at a city building in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was an act of “workplace violence" by one city employee who targeted a co-worker he'd disliked for a long time, police said Friday. Winston-Salem Police Chief Catrina Thompson told news reporters the...

Police chief: Deadly shooting at Winston-Salem city building was “workplace violence,” targeting a specific employee.

Dec. 20, 2019 2:34 PM EST
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Police chief: Deadly shooting at Winston-Salem city building was “workplace violence,” targeting a specific employee.

City manager: 2 city employees are dead and 2 others injured in shooting at public works building in North Carolina

Dec. 20, 2019 10:55 AM EST
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — City manager: 2 city employees are dead and 2 others injured in shooting at public works building in North Carolina.