Ws. Winston-Salem Journal: My Take On Wake

My Take On Wake

Wednesday 01/28/2015
Look Out Below, Once Again

Those versed in Greek mythology will recognize this as a Sisyphean kind of season for Wake Forest.

Tuesday 01/27/2015
Tradition Strikes Back

Since the ACC expansion of a decade ago, tradition has been beaten to a bloody pulp.

Monday 01/26/2015
A More Fitting Tribute I've Never Known

For more than 30 years -- dating to a time when few in the ACC had ever heard of a basketball coach named Mike Krzyzewski -- I was in the trenches, professionally speaking, with Lenox Rawlings.

Saturday 01/24/2015
Another Letdown in Tiger Town

Wake Forest takes the bus to Clemson because it's not worth the trouble of busing to the airport, flying to Greenville, and then chartering another bus for the final 45-minute ride to Tiger Town.

Hometown Hero Alphonso Smith Returns Home

Just saw some news cool enough to warm the cockles of this old heart.

Thursday 01/22/2015
My Take On Wake: Danny, Like Mike, Standing By His Man

To notch his 998th and 999th victories as a college head coach, Mike Krzyzewski resorted to what would have been the unthinkable 30 years ago.

Wednesday 01/21/2015
No Defense for Wake's Effort Against UNC

North Carolina burned Wake's highly flammable defense to a crisp tonight in an 87-71 torching at Joel Coliseum.

Friday 01/16/2015
SI Has Its Opinion, and So Do I

Beauty, as we've all been told since birth, is in the eye of beholder.

Thursday 01/15/2015
Interview With Dave Clawson: Take 1

MTOW: Where’s the program today, a year after you took over, and how fast is it moving toward becoming a factor in the ACC.

Clawson Interview: Take 2

MTOW: What gains have been made in the weight room?

Thursday 01/15/2015
Clawson Interview: Take 3
Posted: January 15, 2015

MTOW: To a guy sitting up in the stands or in Deacon Tower, how will your second team at Wake resemble the first and how will it look different?

Clawson Interview: Take 4
Posted: January 15, 2015

MTOW: Who are the freshmen already enrolled and what impact on the competition in the spring do you see from them?

Clawson Interview: Take 5
Posted: January 15, 2015

MTOW: Would you just assess your recruiting efforts? I know you can only talk specifically about the ones who are enrolled, but in general, how have you recruited?

Clawson Interview: Take 6
Posted: January 15, 2015

MTOW: Last question. What are the main goals of spring?

Tuesday 01/13/2015
A Team Nobody Wants to Play
Posted: January 13, 2015

On its first-ever trip to Syracuse's Carrier Dome, Wake Forest just about wore out its welcome.

Saturday 01/10/2015
Coming Together, Piece by Piece
Posted: January 10, 2015

If Danny Manning has said it once, he's said it 100 times. He doesn't care what happened at Wake over the past four seasons because he wasn't around.

Deacs top Jackets for Manning's 1st ACC win
Updated: January 10, 2015 - 4:23 pm

Wake Forest’s long-running search for its first ACC victory of the season is over.

Friday 01/09/2015
The ACC Couldn't Abide Karl Being Karl
Posted: January 09, 2015

Karl Hess made himself the story of ACC basketball games one too many times and will no longer be calling conference games.

Wednesday 01/07/2015
Winning Compliments While Losing Games
Posted: January 07, 2015

For two games in a row now my media compadres have tried to get Danny Manning to tell us how good he feels about Wake playing top-five teams close.

Sunday 01/04/2015
Pitino a Manning Fan
Posted: January 04, 2015

Athletics Director Ron Wellman got a ringing endorsement tonight for hiring Danny Manning to coach basketball at Wake.