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Hildreth triple-double leads Wake Forest in rout of Hampton

Nov. 26, 2022 15:04 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Cameron Hildreth had a triple-double, Damari Monsanto scored 20 points, and Wake Forest beat up on Hampton from the start in a 97-70 victory on Saturday. Hildreth had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Andrew Carr and Tyree Appleby scored 17 points...

Wake Forest routs winless South Carolina State 105-71

Nov. 23, 2022 23:11 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Cameron Hildreth scored 19 points to lead six in double figures and Wake Forest rolled to a 103-71 victory over winless South Carolina State on Wednesday night. Wake Forest (5-1) bounced back from its only loss this season, a 77-75 overtime defeat to LMU...

NTSB: Pilot reported engine trouble before fatal crash

Nov. 21, 2022 16:58 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A plane that crashed in North Carolina, killing two people from Illinois, was experiencing engine trouble, federal authorities said. The pilot reported the engine trouble to the tower at Smith Reynolds Airport on Saturday as he approached to land, Pete...

2 dead after small plane crashes in North Carolina

Nov. 20, 2022 10:15 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A small plane crashed in Winston-Salem on Saturday, killing two people, authorities said. Winston-Salem Police Department spokeswoman Kira Boyd told the Winston-Salem Journa l that two people died in the crash of the small plane in a residential area on...

Hartman throws 4 TD passes as Wake Forest tops Syracuse

Nov. 19, 2022 23:48 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Sam Hartman threw four touchdown passes in the final home game of a record-setting career in Wake Forest’s 45-35 win over Syracuse on Saturday night. Three of those scoring strikes went to A.T. Perry and the Demon Deacons snapped a three-game losing...

NC veteran finds his true calling as a teacher

Nov. 19, 2022 00:13 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Over the last eight years, Christopher Simmons has turned his classroom at Meadowlark Middle School into a safe space for students with special needs. “If they need anything,” he said one afternoon after the last of his students filtered out of his...

Appleby's 3 lifts Wake Forest past Utah Valley in OT, 68-65

Nov. 15, 2022 22:06 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Tyree Appleby knocked down a 3-pointer with a half-second left after a floor-length pass to give Wake Forest a 68-65 overtime victory over Utah Valley on Tuesday night. The Wolverines, who played with the lead for most of the second half, tied the game at...

No. 15 UNC tops Wake Forest to secure ACC title-game spot

Nov. 13, 2022 00:18 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — No. 15 North Carolina didn't squander its first chance to clinch a trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. Noah Burnette kicked a 33-yard field goal with 2:12 left and UNC's defense came up with key fourth-quarter stops to beat Wake...

Williamson, Appleby lead Wake Forest over Georgia

Nov. 11, 2022 23:06 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Daivien Williamson had 24 points, Tyree Appleby scored 22 and Wake Forest turned back Georgia 81-71 on Friday night. Williamson sank 7 of 13 shots with three 3-pointers for Wake Forest (2-0). Appleby added six rebounds and six assists. Davion Bradford...

No. 15 UNC faces Wake Forest to clinch ACC title-game trip

Nov. 10, 2022 06:24 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has finally figured out how to win on the road. That has the 15th-ranked Tar Heels a win away from clinching a trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. UNC visits Wake Forest on Saturday night in the renewal of a...