At the mention of Commencement, Abbe Brooks’ (’13) eyes became misty — a prelude to the tears one fights back at the prospect of leaving behind someone, or some place, so dear.
Stories Tagged: Athletics
January 14, 2013
Former soccer star Marcus Tracy (’08) makes a tribute to the people of his hometown of Newtown, Conn.
January 11, 2013
Acting, playwriting, teaching top of the order for former Deacon baseball standout Marc Palmieri (’94).
December 13, 2012
NBA players and former Wake Forest stars Chris Paul and Josh Howard make this a Christmas to remember for 100 local children.
October 22, 2012
Billy Packer (’62) remembers Bones and the 1962 run to the Final Four.
September 27, 2012
Founded The Unique Sheep to produce hand-painted yarn for knitting and crocheting. Works full time with The Unique Sheep. “Define success for yourself. It is easy to get caught up in the aspirations of others and believe that to be successful you need to have X amount of sales, so many employees or the support [...]
August 23, 2012
Just back from the London Olympics, Tommie O’Toole (’78, P ’07) talks about Gabby Douglas, Usain Bolt, Tonya Harding and his favorite Olympic and Final Four memories.
February 23, 2012
As the “mic man” who led cheers at home football games in 1978 and 1979, Ben Sutton Jr. (’80, JD ’83, P ’14) was a widely recognized voice in Wake Forest sports. Today he continues to promote Demon Deacons athletics as president of IMG College, the multimedia and brand management company representing Wake Forest and other [...]
January 27, 2012
When Cheyenne Woods won the ACC women’s individual golf championship in a dominating fashion as a junior in the spring of 2011, there was only one downside: Nobody toilet-papered the Quad in celebration. “I wish!” says Cheyenne, laughing. “Women’s golf doesn’t get the love that basketball and football does, but it’s okay.” One cool upside? [...]
August 1, 2011
Michael S. Kelly (’92), the ACC’s associate commissioner for football operations, is ready for kickoff.